NID 2020 RESERVATION
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National Institute of Design will reserve 10% of its B.Des/GDPD and M.Des seats for Economically Weaker Section in all its campuses. As per latest notice issued by NID the newly brought EWS reservation will be applicable along with Other Backwards Classes-Non Creamy Layer, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Differently-abled Persons for NID DAT 2020.
The candidates seeking admission under the NID reservation will be required to produce the required documents at the time of admission. Also, once a candidate has chosen a category at the time of the application form submission, he/she will not be allowed to change it at any point of time. The category documents must also be produced in time as no provisional admission shall be granted to any candidate until the documents are submitted with the authorities.
All the candidates applying for the admissions must mention their respective categories in the application form. The candidates form belonging to the Economically Backward Section, Other Backward Classes – Non Creamy layer, Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes and foreign nationals are provided with a reservation of seats in the admission to the courses.
The category-wise division of seats for Bachelor of Design course, as per the NID 2020 Reservation Policy, is given as follows:
|Courses||Institute||Total no. of Seats||Unreserved||EWS (10%)||OBC-NCL (27%)||Scheduled Caste (15%)||Scheduled Caste (7.5%)|
The category-wise distribution of seats for Master of Design course is expected to be as follows after the implementation of new 10% EWS reservation:
|Category||Unreserved||EWS||OBC-NCL||Scheduled Caste||Scheduled Tribes|
|Percentage of reservation||40.50%||10%||27%||15%||7.5%|
|Disciplines with 15 seats each||7||1||4||2||1|
|Disciplines with 10 seats each||5||1||3||1||1|
Note: The candidates belonging to the Other Backward Classes- Creamy Layer are not entitled to any reservation. The candidates belonging to the OBC-CL category are considered as general category candidates. The benefit of reservation is given to only those castes and tribes that are mentioned in the central list of the corresponding states as issued by the Government of India.
The candidates who desire to claim reservation are required to submit the following documents during the NID 2020 Counselling:
The candidates belonging to the reserved categories and who wish to avail the reservation are required to produce a prescribed caste/tribe certificate (preferably in English) from the competent authorities of the respective states/union territories/national commission of tribes. The candidates who belong to the OBC-NCL category, however, will have to produce a prescribed caste certificate (preferably in English) from the competent authorities of the respective states/union territories certifying that they do not belong to the creamy layer. OBC-NCL certificate will be valid only if is attained after April 1, 2020.
The NID reservation policy also keeps a provision for reservation to the candidates belonging to the Differently abled categories. The Persons with Disability (PwD) will be given a 3% horizontal reservation of seats from the parent category in each programme cutting across all sections i.e. SCs, STs, OBCs (Non-Creamy only) and General category.
To avail the NID reservation the candidate has to keep in mind that it will be provided to only those candidates who have 40% or more category as per the rules and guidelines issued by the Government of India. These candidates who are seeking to avail the reservation under the PwD category are required to produce a Disability Certificate issued by the competent Medical Authority, Govt. of India, at the time of accepting the admissions offer.
|Caste Certificate for SC/ST|
|Caste Certificate for OBC-NCL|
|Medical Certificate for Person with Disabilities|
The NID 2020 reservation policy also has a provision for reservation to the candidates who belong to any country other than India. Any candidate belonging to the nationality of any other county than the Republic of India is eligible to apply for the NID 2020 reservation in the category of Overseas Category.
There is a provision for 15% reservation of supernumerary seats in B.Des. and M.Des. Programmes. The candidates belonging to the NRI category (Non-Resident of India) shall be required to apply as Indian Citizens. However, the foreign passport holders with a valid PIO or OCI status do get a choice of applying under either the Indian or the overseas category. The candidates applying for the overseas category with a valid PIO shall have to pay the fee as per the fee decided for the Foreign Citizens.
The final allotment of seats will be done after the final merit list of Overseas Category which shall be prepared after the completion of all the three stages of the admission process. To accept the offer of admission the candidate will have to appear in person at the respective campus of NID and will be required to produce the attested copies and the original documents as mentioned in the list below:
The candidates holding the foreign passports will have to apply for the visa for the duration of the course beforehand and before the commencement of the program. The foreign nationals who apply for the overseas category under the NID reservation are not allowed to apply for any other category.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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