Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats at EFLU for BA Mass Comm. & Journalism Programme

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
    military service
  • Widows/children/wards of defence personnel whose disability is attributed to peacetime
    military service.
  • 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

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