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Academic Depository

CVL-AD is a system of creating and holding award (marksheets, degree certificates, transcripts etc.) details in electronic form and making them available for Verification to those Academic Institutions (AI) or Universities who are offering higher studies and to employers and background verification companies.

CVL-AD aims to bring in a wide range of benefits to Academic Institutions (AI), Students and Employers/Verifiers in the form of enhanced transparency, reduction in costs, better service standards and above all, mitigates reputation risk by eliminating fake/forged certificates. We, therefore, propose to offer our services for implementation of a cost effective, convenient and yet a secure digital depository solution.

The benefits of CVL-AD are as under:

  1. Domain expertise over 10 years in the Academic depository space having done a pilot 1st with CBSE for 5 years, Mumbai University for 2 years and one of the depositories in the National Academic Depository project for 3 years. Web based system built on proven system integrity, security and reliability.
  2. No additional cost to Academic Institutions (AIs) for IT infrastructure, additional security or system setup.
  3. Payment Gateway integrated in the system. No verification income leakage for Institutions.
  4. Bulk verification for AIs and Verifiers through API facility.
  5. Integrated with eSanad for apostillation. Eliminates requirement of attestation by Gazetted Officer on true copies.
  6. Life time record keeping destination for Academic Institutions and Students.
  7. Eliminates Duplicate Issuance of awards and reduces service delivery times.
  8. Safeguards Student privacy. Helps students to register without Aadhaar.
  9. Awards are accessed 24 X 7 only by authorized users.

How to Join Academic Depository

CVL-AD offers the Academic Institutions an easy to use interface to upload all the Students Academic Awards.

To initiate the joining process, simply register as Academic Institution on

Our team will contact you for further process which includes signing the SLA and onboarding.

Find the SLA to be signed here -

The charges are mentioned in the SLA Annexure-A.

The major benefit of accessing Awards through CVL-AD is the mental peace of knowing that all your Academic Awards are in a unified safe and secure place. You can access your awards and present them to Verifiers anywhere anytime without fear of losing or misplacing your awards.

You can register as Student on

You have both Aadhaar based (offline eKYC Aadhaar) and Non-Aadhaar based options to register.

Student registration steps are outlined here -

Access all the authentic and digitally signed copies of Students Academic Awards from a unified location.

API facility enables you to integrate CVL-AD with your system for accessing student records individually or on bulk scale at click of a button.

Register as Verifier on

Our team will get in touch with you for further registration formalities and documentation.

Sl. No. Name of the official Email Id
1. Nilesh Chalke [email protected]

List of Clients

Sl. No. Academic Institutions onboarded CVL-AD State
1. Tantia University Rajasthan
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Maharashtra
3. BML Munjal University Haryana
4. Kejriwal Institute of Management and Development Studies, Ranchi Jharkhand
5. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati Assam