Facial Recognition Plans for Millions of Indian Examination Candidates

Millions of examination candidates a year will be subject to biometric verification to take common exams administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA) such as the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) for attending certain college courses. The screening is intended to detect impersonation and would require iris and fingerprint verification as well as facial recognition. The exams are required for entering certain types of university courses or to work in certain tertiary education roles.

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