Reservation of Seats
For Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) candidates
In accordance with UGC guidelines,
- Resevation of Seats: 15% of the intake on every programme is reserved for Scheduled Caste applicants and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe applicants, with a provision for interchangeability between the categories where necessary.
- Remedial Classes in English: UGC-sponsored, remedial classes in English are organized for SC/ST students admitted to the various programmes.
Documents to be submitted for getting reservation:
- Along with their application form, SC/ST candidates need to submit a copy of the caste/tribe certificate from any one of the following authorities:
- District Magistrate/Additional Magistrate/District Collector/Additional Collector/Deputy
Commissioner/Additional Deputy Commissioner/I Class Stipendiary Magistrate/City
Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Magistrate
- Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate
- Revenue officer not below the rank of Tahsildar.
- Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his/her family normally
- Administrator/Secretary to Administrator/ Development Officer (Lakshadweep Islands)
Reservation of seats for OBC applicants
Reservation of Seats: On every programme, 27% of the intake is reserved for OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates.
Relaxation of the entrance test cut off: In the case of OBC candidates, there is no relaxation of the qualifications required for admission; however, they are granted a 10% relaxation of the entrance test cut-off marks (10% of the total marks for written tests and interviews together, wherever interviews are part of the selection process).
Documents to be submitted:
- Along with their application form, OBC candidates have to submit an attested copy of the OBC (non creamy layer) certificate issued by a competent authority.
For Candidates with Disabilities (Person swith Disabilities)
Reservation of Seats: On every programme, candidates with a minimum disability of 40%, have supernumerary places reserved for them to the extent of 3% of the intake. Admission is granted to candidates whose disability does not come in the way of their pursuing the programme they are seeking admission to.
Documents to be Submitted:
Along with their application form, eligible candidates have to submit an attested copy of a
certificate of disability from a Civil Surgeon of a Government hospital, indicating the extent of the visual/physical disability and also the extent to which the disability may affect the pursuance of the course of study admission is sought to.
For Candidates who are Children/Wards of Defence Personnel (Army, Air Force, Navy)
Reservation of Seat: On every programme, supernumerary places are reserved for children/ wards of defence personnel to the extent of 1% of the intake.
In accordance with the Government of India guidelines, admission is granted according to the priority list below:
- Widows/children/wards of defence personnel killed in action
- Children/wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in action
- Widows/children/wards of defence personnel whose death is attributed to peacetime
- Widows/children/wards of defence personnel whose disability is attributed to peacetime
- Children/wards of ex-servicemen and serving personnel who are recipients of the following gallantry awards: (Param Vir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal, Maha Vir, Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, Vir chakra, Shaurya Chakra, Yudh Seva,Medal, Sena,/Nau Sena/Vayusena Medal, Mention-in-Despatches)
- Children/wards of ex-servicemen.
- Children/wards of serving personnel.
For candidates who are Kashmiri Migrants
- One supernumerary place is reserved on every programme for Kashmiri migrants.
- For such candidates, however, there is no relaxation of the qualifications required for admission