Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Bangalore University to launch e-ID

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

India’s Bangalore University will soon launch a smart card-based ID for its students and faculty, reports Daily News & Analysis.

The e-ID will function as an identification and debit card. The university plans to add functions to enable hall tickets, attendance records, report cards and degree certificates.


The university is teaming with Canara Bank and MGRM Net Ltd. for the project, which will initially reach 225,000 students, with an additional 70,000 each year. Canara is sponsoring the RS14.40 crore project for ten years.

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