The full form of NRC is National Register of Citizens. NRC is the register which contains details of all Indian citizens. It was prepared in 1951 after the conduct of the Census of that particular year. The Register included particulars of all the persons enumerated during that Census. Now NRC is being updated in Assam. It means the process of enlisting the names of those persons in NRC Assam list whose names appear in 1951 NRC and Electoral Rolls upto 24th March (midnight), 1971 or any of the admissible documents stipulated which would prove their presence in Assam or any part of India on or before 24th March 1971. The provisions governing NRC updation in Assam are The Citizenship Act, 1955, and The Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity cards) Rules, 2003. The modalities for NRC updation have been developed jointly by the Government of Assam and the Government of India.
The official website of NRC Assam is www.nrcassam.nic.in by Government of Assam, Office of the State Coordinator of NRC Assam. There you will find NRC Assam Updating Process, Legacy Data Details, NRC Draft List, Verification Hearing details, Claims/ Objections/ Correction Procedure and more.
What is NRC Draft?
There are two types of Draft NRC; these are Part Draft and Complete Draft. The first part of draft NRC was published in the expiry of midnight 31st December 2017 containing 1.9 crore names. The Complete draft NRC list with 2.9 crore names out of the total 3.29 crore applicants in Assam was published on 30 July 2018. The public can view the draft list through www.nrcassam.nic.in portal.
What is Final NRC Assam?
The application process for the NRC started in May 2015. Upon verification, the Final NRC list will be published on August 31, 2019, where all eligible applicant’s name will be included. But, it will not make an applicant foreigner if his/her name does not appear in the Final NRC. Those persons who will be excluded from Final NRC will get a chance to represent his/her case in front of the appellate authority – Foreigners Tribunals (FTs). Only Foreigners Tribunals are empowered to declare a person foreigner.
NRC Assam Result Updates
14 September 2019: Results for all NRC applicants as per Draft NRC and a supplementary list of inclusions/ exclusions (Final NRC) are now available online. CHECK HERE. You can also check all list of websites here.
31 August 2019: Supplementary list of inclusions/ exclusions (Final NRC) is available now.
26 June 2019: An additional exclusion list to draft NRC has been published on June 26, 2019, containing ONLY the names of those persons who figured in the Complete Draft NRC published on July 2018 but are subsequently found ineligible for inclusion
15th March 2019: The last date to avail name etc. correction facility via online mode has been extended up to 24th March 2019.
19th February 2019: NRC Authority has requested to all the claimants to attend the hearing on the given date and time at the allotted venue that is being delivered house to house through a Notice by NRC Field level functionaries. Claimants can also check details of the time, date and venue of their hearing online by visiting the official NRC Claims Hearing Schedule Portal clmsobjhearing.com.
2nd January 2019: Online NRC Draft Correction Portal is Now Active. Now correct spellings of names and other particulars online. The correction facility has started from 10 AM of 02/01/2019. To avail of this facility, you have to visit the official website www.nrcassam.nic.in. Facility for Draft Correction is also available by submission of correction forms at NSK. Please note, these facilities will be open till 31st January 2019.
12th December 2018: The Last Date of Receipt of Claims and Objections is Extended Upto 31st December 2018, and all of 15 List A Documents as Submitted Earlier shall be Accepted for Filing Claims.
17th November 2018: NRC Correction Forms are now available for making corrections in the spelling of names, address and other particulars as published in Draft NRC. An online facility for making such Corrections will also be made available soon.
22nd September 2018: The process of filing claims and objections for inclusion in NRC will begin on September 25. It will remain open, tentatively, for a period of 60 days effective from 25th Sept to 23rd Nov 2018.
20th August 2018: Forms for claims and objections are now available for the public at the www.nrcassam.nic.in website.
28th June 2018: The Complete Draft NRC will not be published on 30th June 2018 due to flood-affected in Assam. The date shall be announced after the hearing scheduled to be held with the Honourable Supreme Court on 2nd July 2018.
4th May 2018: To ensure inclusion of genuine Indian citizens, certain applications may require further inquiry and re-verification by District Magistrates, (Deputy Commissioners) which starts from 4th May 2018. Applicants may visit website nrcassamhearing.in to know the date, time and venue of their appearance.
4th April 2018: Applicants now can check whether Family Tree Hearing or Gaon Panchayat/LOT Mondal/ Circle Officers Certificate Hearing is required via NRC Assam Hearing Online portal on www.nrcassamhearing.in
2nd April 2018: The Verification of Certificates about 29 lakhs provided by the married women have started.
18th March 2018: NRC Special Verification Process for Gaon Panchayat Secretary/ Lot Mandal/ Circle Officer Certificates to starts from 2nd April 2018, As per the direction of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.
17th February 2018: NRC Family Tree verification of the applicants whose name didn’t appear in Updated Draft NRC has started from 17 February 2018. This cross-verification will help Assam to make an error-free NRC.
1st January 2018: Part Draft of NRC has been published with names of 1.9 crore people as Assam’s legal citizens. The NRC, for which a total of 3.29 crore people had filed an application, is aimed at identifying illegal immigrants in the state.
Publication of all the pre-1971 Electoral Rolls and NRC 1951 as available on the internet, at NSKs and polling stations where the public can look up and search for linkages. (2500 NSKs are launched for this purpose from 27th March 2015). The Legacy Data is the documents namely 1951 NRC (National Register of Citizens) and Electoral Rolls upto midnight of 24th March 1971. Legacy data are used to adduce the proof of residence in Assam in the mentioned period by which one can claim his/her name for inclusion in NRC updated for the state of Assam.
- Status: Legacy Data Publication Completed; Started in February 2015
House to House form distribution and application form was started from April 2015.
- Status: Form Distribution Completed; Started in April 2015
Receipt of filled up Applications Forms and supporting documents from the public and at the designated NSKs started upto 31st July-October 2015. Verification of Applicants for the inclusion of names in the NRC by Verification Team consisting of Govt. officials began from July-October 2015.
- Status: Application Form Receipt Schedule Completed; Started From July 2015.
First draft publication of updated NRC was released on 1st January 2018. If your name was not included, that means the verification of your application was not completed before 31 December 2017. You had to wait for the release of the complete draft.
- Status: Part Draft NRC was published on January 1, 2018.
The remaining NRC application verification program was started from 5th Jan 2018. Upon verification of the rest applicants & residents of Assam, the Complete Draft Result was published.
- Status: Complete Draft NRC was published on July 30, 2018.
Claim and Objections submission process was started from 30th August 2018 to 31st December 2018. All the forms including correction form were available via both online & offline from 7th August 2018 onwards.
- Status: Claims, Objections and Correction phase completed.
Final NRC which contains names of the all legal citizens residing in Assam. After scrutinizing the claims and objections, the final result will be published.
- Status: Not Published; Releasing on 31st August 2019.
NRC Final Result Checking Website
You can visit below mentioned official websites of NRC Assam in order to check NRC result by entering your ARN Number.
We have also added alternate links to search your name in the Final NRC list. These URLs will help you to check names easily by just entering ARN.