The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (“Aadhaar Act 2016”) on 12 July 2016 by the Government of India, under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The Aadhaar Act, 2016 has been amended by the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019 (14 of 2019) w.e.f. 25.07.2019.
UIDAI was created to issue Unique Identification numbers (UID), named as “Aadhaar”, to all residents of India. The UID had to be (a) robust enough to eliminate duplicate and fake identities, and (b) verifiable and authenticable in an easy, cost-effective way. UIDAI has issued 131.68 crore Aadhaar numbers to the residents of India as on 31st March 2022.
Who is suitable for this role?
Only Indian Citizens are eligible to apply under this policy. Bonafide students of
any recognized University/ Institution within India or abroad, fulfilling following
conditions are eligible to apply for the internship:
a. Students studying in 3
rd / 4th year (Final or pre-final) in B.Tech / BE course of any
discipline and secured minimum 60% marks (GPA avg of 6.0) in all prior semester
b. Graduate students having completed/ appeared in the term end exams of first year/
nd semester of their post graduate programme or pursuing research/ PhD and secured
not less than 60% or equivalent marks in Graduation.
c. The students who have appeared in the final exam or just completed
Graduation/PG and waiting for admission for higher studies or job may also be
considered for internship provided that
i. They have secured 60 % or more cumulative marks in all the years/
semesters of their graduation/ post-graduation till the date of application.
ii. The period between the month of declaration of result of final exam and the
desired month of internship should not exceed six months e.g. if the result is
declared in the month of June then he/she can apply for the internship