The UGC has mandated that all students should be enrolled in the Academic Bank of Credits.
Academic Bank of Credits’ is an academic service mechanism which is a digital / virtual / online entity established by the University Grants Commission. Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) is a digital storehouse that contains the information of the credits earned by individual students throughout their learning journey. It will enable students to open their accounts and give multiple options for entering and leaving colleges or universities. The purpose of the credits is to facilitate students to become its academic accounts holder, thereby paving the way for seamless students’ mobility between or within degree granting HEIs through a formal systems of credit recognition, credit accumulation, credit transfer and credit redemption.
The ABC platform is a credit database built along the lines of the National Academic Depository, created and maintained by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, that would store the credit scores obtained by students in an online platform. Students will have their own accounts, each with their own ABC ID, as well as a dashboard where they can track their credit accumulation, transfer requests, and credit history. Students can also perform credit transfer initiation requests and a follow-up view request status effectively, just like in a traditional bank. In a nutshell, the ABC will make it easier to recognise, transfer, and redeem credits.
Procedure of enrolling in the Academic Bank of Credits is as follows-
Upon enrollment, all students must fill the google form, the link of which is available on college website.