1. The vision of National Academic Depository (NAD) is born out of an initiative to provide an online store house of all academic awards.
  2. National Academic Depository (NAD) is a 24X7 online store house of all academic awards viz.certificates, diplomas, degrees, mark-sheets etc. duly digitised and lodged by academic institutions / boards / eligibility assessment bodies.
  3. NAD not only ensures easy access to and retrieval of an academic award but also validates and guarantees its authenticity and safe storage.

NSDL Database Management Limited (NDML) has been appointed as Depository of NAD.

NDML is a subsidiary of “National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL).

NSDL has pioneered the demat revolution in securities markets and supports 89% of the market

. NSDL Group has developed and implemented large projects of national importance such as - Tax Information System for Central Board of Direct Taxes, Central Record Agency (CRA) for National Pension System, SEZ Online for Ministry of Commerce & Industries, National Skills Registry for NASSCOM, National Insurance Repository for IRDA, National Payment Service Platform for Ministry of Information and Technology, KYC Registration Agency for SEBI, amongst others. NDML invites you to join NAD.


    NAD will
  • Operate in fully online mode.
  • Allow lodging of Academic awards in a digital format, maintaining the integrity of access to the database and of the awards lodged in the database.
  • Allow students to retrieve their lodged academic awards at any time.
  • Allow employers and other person with prior approval of the concerned student to verify the authenticity of any academic award.
  • Maintain the authenticity, integrity and confidentiality of the database.

  • NAD Contact
    Dr. Sunita Siwach (Joint Secretary)
    Email: support-nad[at]gov[dot]in
    Tel: 011-26741315 / 26742016