Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started Academic Bank of Credits Scheme on 29 July 2021. Academic Bank of Credit Website is now functional at abc.gov.in. UGC notifies ABC Scheme as the University Grants Commission (Establishment and Operation of Academic Bank of Credits in Higher Education) Regulation, 2021. Student Registration and login process starts at Academic Bank of Credits Scheme portal. In this article, we will tell you about the complete details of ABC Scheme started by PM Modi.
Academic Bank of Credits Scheme is an academic service mechanism for storing and transferring of academic credits of a student. ABC scheme is in line with the new National Education Policy.
Academic Bank of Credit Website at abc.gov.in
Academic Bank of Credits Scheme will enable students mobility across Higher Education Institutions. This ABC Scheme will also help in seamless integration of skills and experiences into a Credit Based system. Students can access Academic Bank of Credit website at https://www.abc.gov.in/
How Academic Bank of Credits Scheme Works
In Academic Bank of Credit Scheme, credits awarded to a student for one program from an institution may be transferred / redeemed by another institution upon students consent.
Credit transfer is the key to successful study mobility which can be achieved through Academic Bank of Credits Scheme.
Academic Bank of Credit Scheme Brief
- Credit accumulation and redemption
- Online centralized system
- Credit audit trail management
- Credit accounting
Benefits of Academic Bank of Credits Scheme
- Enable student mobility
- Academic flexibility
- Allows student to choose own learning path
- Recognized learning achievements
Key features of Academic Bank of Credit Scheme
- Multiple entry multiple exit for students
- Anytime anywhere learning for students
- Allows student to study at their own pace
- Transparency in student credits
- Allows academic institutions to lodge and maintain the integrity of the credits
- Maintains the authenticity of student credits
- Confidentiality of student credits
- Easy credit transfer through digital mode
- Faster credit recognition
Student Registration / Login in Academic Bank of Credits Scheme
As per National Education Policy 2020, the Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) has been envisaged to facilitate the academic mobility of students with the freedom to study across the Higher Education Institutions in the country with an appropriate “credit transfer” mechanism from one programme to another, leading to attain a Degree/ Diploma/PG-diploma, etc.
The registration of institutions and services will be a critical function of the academic bank of credit. ABC shall deposit credits awarded by registered institutions into students’ accounts. The Academic bank credit(s) can only be shared from institutions, not directly from the student. Only credits submitted by an authorized institution will be accepted for storage and validation by the ABC.
How to Make Student Registration / Login at abc.gov.in
Here is the complete process to make student registration and login at Academic Bank of Credit Website:-
STEP 1: Firstly visit the official Academic Bank of Credits Scheme website at https://www.abc.gov.in/
STEP 2: At the homepage, go to the “Account” section and click at the “Student” link as shown here:-
STEP 3: Direct Link – https://www.abc.gov.in/login.php
STEP 4: Then the page to make Student Registration at Academic Bank of Credit Scheme Portal will appear as shown below:-
STEP 5: Then Sign Up with Digilocker and complete the ABC Scheme student registration process. If you already have an account, then make Sign In to open the Academic Bank of Credits Scheme Student Login page as shown below:-
STEP 6: Applicants can enter mobile / aadhaar / username and click at “Sign In With OTP” button to make Student Login at Academic Bank of Credits Scheme Portal.
Academic Bank of Credits Scheme Notification
ABC is based on principle of Distributed & Flexible Teaching-Leaming that allows a student to learn as per her or his convenience, drop education mid-way and pick it up again as per their choice and convenience. This will also address curtailing the dropout ratio while also improving GER.
Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) platform has been developed by National e-Governance Division (NeGD) of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) under Digilocker framework, with the facility/functionality of opening of Academic Account by the student and onboarding of eligible HEls. ABC will digitally store the academic credits earned by students from HEls
registered with ABC, for awarding degrees/diploma/PG diploma/certificates taking into account credits earned by students. ABC will ensure the opening, closure and validation of Academic Bank Accounts. credit verification, credit accumulation and credit transfer or redemption for students.
Higher Education Institutions (HEls) that meet the eligibility requirements can register with Academic Bank of credits on ABC website (www.abc.gov.in). Furthermore. students can also register by visiting the ABC website. A comprehensive User Manual for both, HEIs and Students with step by step instructions and screenshots, are available on the ABC portal’s Resources section under the General Resources category. All eligible HEIs are requested to kindly take appropriate steps for joining ABC Platform at the earliest. Further, you are requested to kindly make the students of your University / lnstitution aware about ABC facility and encourage them for opening Academic Bank Account.
As per recommendations of NEP-2020, the Commission with the concurrence of Ministry of Education has notified ‘The University Grants Commission (Establishment and Operation of Academic Bank of Credits in Higher Education) Regulations, 2021 in the Gazette of India on 28th July 2021 which can be checked using the link –
Address: National e-Governance Division, Ministry of Electronics & IT, 4th Floor, Electronics Niketan, 6, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003, India
E-mail ID: [email protected]
Mobile Number: +91-11-24303-714
Academic Bank of Credit Scheme Notification –
UGC Notice on ABC Scheme –
Academic Bank of Credit Website – https://www.abc.gov.in/