5.0 RESERVATION OF SEATS FOR SC, ST, PC, UPS and OBC(NCL)
5.1 SCHEDULED CASTE/ SCHEDULED TRIBE/ PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED/ OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES (NCL)
5.2 RESERVATION FOR REMOTE AND UNDER PRIVILEGED STATES/UTs (UPS)
- There would be reservation of seats to the extent of 15% for Scheduled Caste and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates in different subjects. The reservation of seats among SC/ST categories is interchangeable, i.e., if sufficient number of candidates are not available to fill up seats reserved for ST candidates, these can be filled up from among suitable SC candidates and vice-versa in a given subject as per merit-rank in examination. The original SC/ST certificate in prescribed form (ANNEXURE-III) is required to be produced for verification at the time of admission in allotted university through online counseling. Depending on merit and choice, they can also take seat from the General Category.
- Three percent seats are also reserved, horizontally across the categories in different subjects, for Physically Challenged (PC) candidates suffering from low vision, hearing impairment, locomotors disability or cerebral palsy with appropriate medical certificate having at least 40% disability and found suitable by the University officials. The candidate applying for admission under this category should submit a copy of the certificate about being handicapped from a Govt. Hospital/Medical Board at the time of admission in allotted university. The criteria for assessing the degree of handicap could be variable from one subject to another. The decision of the University allotted will be final in this regard.
- Reservation for candidates belonging to OBC (NCL) category will be given only at NDRI, Karnal; Nagaland University SASARD, Medziphema; BHU; Viswa Bharati (PSB); CAUs; as per Government of India directives applicable at the time of counseling and Hon’ble SC order and as per seat positions communicated by the University concerned (specimen copy of Central OBC,NCL certificate can be seen at ANNEXURE-IV).
Two percent seats under each subjects would be reserved, horizontally across categories for the candidates of the remote and Under Privileged States/ UTs namely (i) Andaman & Nicobar Islands, (ii) Arunachal Pradesh, (iii) Dadra and Nagar Haveli, (iv) Daman & Diu, (v) Goa, (vi) Lakshadweep, (vii) Manipur, (viii) Meghalaya, (ix) Mizoram, (x) Nagaland, (xi) Sikkim and (xii) Tripura where educational facilities in agriculture and allied science subjects either do not exist or have no SAU(s) and who qualify this examination. UPS candidates will have to produce domicile certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of admission. There will not be any State quota within this quota.