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Registration Process

1. Check availability for the desired domain name

2. Review the Domain naming conventions/Guidelines and ensure that the desired domain name complies with the conventions

3. Review the POLICY of Domain Name Registration

4. CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CORRESPONDING CATEGORY

ac.in and edu.in
Who can apply Public and Private educational institutions, Primary and Secondary Schools, Government and Private Colleges, Professional and Vocational Institutes, Universities
Requirements

• A formal request on the letterhead of the institute duly signed by the head of the institution, for which domain name registration is applied, should be uploaded on the site.Also User have to send original documents to ERNET India at the below mentioned address through speed post/courier etc..

• Letter to be addressed to -

ERNET DOMAIN REGISTRAR,
ERNET India
Block-I, A Wing DMRC, IT Park,
Shastri Park, New Delhi 110053

• Along with the letter, payment should be made through online (credit card/debit card/net banking) mode or NEFT in ERNET India's Bank account.

ERNET India-bullet Bank Account No. : 604810100002033
ERNET India-bullet Bank account name : ERNET India
ERNET India-bullet Bank Name : Bank of India
ERNET India-bullet Branch Name : Electronics Niketan, 6 CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110001
ERNET India-bullet IFSC Code : BKID0006048

• Documentary proof of the institute related to domain name applied for new registration, that institute is involved in academic/educational field e.g. copy of Registration paper/Affiliation letter from any University/CBSE/AICTE/UGC/State Education Board etc. should also be uploaded on the site.User has to submit/upload any ID issued by Government for credential verification of the Institute for which domain name registration is applied.User has to send original documents to ERNET india.

• Any modification such as change of contact person (Admin), address of educational institutions will be entertained only through head/principal/chairman of institute

• The Domain registration process would be initiated only after verifying the payment, letter, documentary proof and online domain registration form. Domain Name should be confirmed to the syntax.

Terms and Conditions

• The requested domain name of any private organization should not be similar to any Government Organization (full or abbreviated) or country name. For example educational Institute like “Ganesh Onkara Institute”, should not request domain name like GOI.AC.IN or GOI.EDU.IN as GOI is used for Government of India or Uttrakhand Girls College should not apply for UGC.AC.IN or UGC.EDU.IN (As UGC is for University Grant Commission) or Uttam Sanskrit Academic should not apply for USA.AC.IN or USA.EDU.IN(as USA is country name). Domain name should match with Institute's name.

If any organization is not involved (if found later) in educational, academic or research activities after their domain registration under EDU.IN, AC.IN and RES.IN, respectively, and involved in other web activities unrelated to academic/research, then their registered domain under ac.in, res.in and edu.in may be withheld. Also, after registration of domain, if any document submitted to ERNET by registrant is found to be fake/forged/wrong, ERNET India reserves the right to de-activate/delete that domain.

res.in
Who can apply Research Institutes or organisation involved in research work having documentary proof of their mandate
Requirements

• A formal request on the letterhead of the institute duly signed by the head of the institution, for which domain name registration is applied, should be uploaded on the site.

• Letter to be addressed to -

ERNET DOMAIN REGISTRAR,
ERNET India
Block-I, A Wing DMRC, IT Park,
Shastri Park, New Delhi 110053

• Along with the letter, payment should be made through online (credit card/debit card/net banking) mode deposit in ERNET India's Bank account.

• Documentary proof of the institute related to domain name applied for new registration, that institute is involved in Research field e.g.copy of Registration paper/letter from Govt. or Govt. recognised organisation should also be uploaded on the site.User has to submit/upload any ID issued by Government for credential verification of the Institute for which domain name registration is applied.

• Any modification such as change of contact person (Admin), address of educational institutions will be entertained only through head/principal/chairman of institute

• The Domain registration process would be initiated only after verifying the payment, letter, documentary proof and online domain registration form. Domain Name should be confirmed to the syntax.



5. Domain Registration/renewal charges (inclusive of Service Tax) Click Here for Detailed Tariff :

Rs.661/- for one year
Rs. 1150/- for 2 years
Rs. 2530/- for 5 years
Rs. 4945/- for 10 years ( Only for new registration of Domain )
Rs. 4830/- for 9 years ( Only for renewal of Domain )

DD DEPOSIT will not be accepted. User have to pay online (credit card/debit card/net banking) /NEFT / (account details given above). In case of NEFT, kindly mention domain name and UTR No. in NEFT deposit slip/receipt. Domain User has to upload this slip/receipt which should be duly signed and stamp by Bank/your Institute while filling online registration/renewal form through this website

6. The domain Registration/Renewal charges have to be paid separately for each domain, through Online Payment or Bank Deposit. Combined payment for Registration/Renewal of two or more domains will not be accepted.

7. Auto reminders for renewal of domain will be sent on admin and technical email-id (filled in online registration form) of the domain user 60 days, 45 days, 30 days, 15, and 5 days prior to expiry of domain name.

8. In case Domain is not renewed before the date of expiry, domain will be deactivated after 10 days of the expiry date and an amount of
Rs. 1000/- will be charged for reactivation/restoration along with renewal charges.

9. E-Receipt against payment of domain registration/renewal will be sent to admin email of domain registrar after confirmation of payment and registration/renewal of domain.

For further clarification regarding domain registration kindly contact:

ERNET India,
Block-I, A Wing DMRC, IT Park,
Shastri Park, New Delhi 110053
Phone : 011-22170594,22170580,22170583
Email : domain@eis.ernet.in

Please click here to go to the Registration Form