Now everyone aged 18 and above can get vaccinated from May 1, the Centro has liberalized the vaccination drive to allow states, private hospitals and industrial establishments to procure the doses directly from vaccine manufacturers. Vaccination will continue as before in the government of India vaccination centers free of cost to the eligible population healthcare and front-line workers and all people above 45 years of age.
As of now, the CoWIN app mentions a registration link for people aged above 45 years. However, it may soon introduce a link where anyone above 18 years of age can register to get the jab.
The vaccination drive for people above the age of 18 will begin on May 1, here's a steps on how to register yourself on CoWin portal or Arogay Setu or Umang app
Step 1: You need to log in on the official website of and you need to enter your mobile number. >> ENTER HERE
Step 2: You will receive an OTP on your phone.
Step 3: You need to click on the verify button and enter the OTP.
Step 4: Once you are done with this process, it will redirect you to the Registration for Vaccination page.
Step 5: Enter the asked details like ID proof, your address, and contact details. It will also ask you if you have any comorbidity. You need to click on the yes or no button.
Step 6: After registering you will receive a confirmation message on your registered mobile number.
Step 7: Click on the account details tab and you can schedule your appointment for the vaccination jab. Go on the specific date to earmarked center and get your jab of either Covaxin vs Covishield which are both tested safe and manufacture in India..
Further private hospitals would have to procure their supplies of Covid-19 vaccine exclusively from the 50% supply earmarked for other than center's