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2657534 - PAN Card Validation by Using Regular Expression in Onboarding 1.0


  • How to validate PAN card number in a panel
  • Candidate can enter PAN card in an incorrect format
  • It is needed to validate the input provided by candidate to ensure value is correct


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Validator is required and Regular expression need to be passed.


  1. Use validator and select Regular expression.
  2. Define below Regular Expression to validate PAN card number in India:
  • ^[A-Za-z]{5}\d{4}[A-Za-z]{1}$
  • [A-Za-z]{5}: ensures lower and upper case alphabet and 5 chars are acceptable. If upper case only, define as: [A-Z]{5}
  • \d{4}: numberic values with 4 chars allowed
  • [A-Za-z]{1}: same explanation as first syntax


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