NID DAT 2020 Reservation - EWS, OBC, SC/ST & PwD Category

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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. 

    • Candidates must mention their respective category in NID 2020 Application Form to avail the reservation benefit. 
    • A 15% supernumerary seats are reserved for Foreign nationals. They can avail the reservation under the Overseas category.
    • NID 2020 Admit Card will mention the category of the candidates along with schedule and exam center.
    • The merit list is separately released by the authority on the basis of reserved categories. Check NID 2020 Cut Off 

    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.

    Check NID 2020 Exam Pattern


    NID 2020 Reserved Categories

    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:

    CoursesInstituteTotal no. of SeatsUnreservedEWS (10%)OBC-NCL (27%)Scheduled Caste (15%)Scheduled Caste (7.5%)
    B.DesNID Ahmedabad100401027158
    GDPDNID Kurukshetra602561694
    GDPDNID Vijayawada602561694

    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:

    CategoryUnreservedEWSOBC-NCLScheduled CasteScheduled Tribes
    Percentage of reservation40.50%10%27%15%7.5%
    Disciplines with 15 seats each71421
    Disciplines with 10 seats each51311

    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.


    Documents Required during NID 2020 Counselling

    The candidates who desire to claim reservation are required to submit the following documents during the NID 2020 Counselling:

    • Photocopy of the NID 2020 Application Form
    • Original and sufficient photocopies of class 10th and 12th passing certificates and mark sheets for B.Des and GDPD courses. 
    • Original and sufficient photocopies of bachelor degree passing certificates and mark sheets for M.Des along with Class 10th and 12th passing certificate and mark sheet.
    • Reservation certificates (if reservation is applicable)
    • Sufficient number of passport size photographs
    • Photocopy of NID 2020 Admit Card issued for Design Aptitude Test, Studio Test and Personal Interview

    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. 


    Differently Abled Categories

    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.

    CertificatesFormat
    Caste Certificate for SC/STPDF
    Caste Certificate for OBC-NCLPDF
    Medical Certificate for Person with DisabilitiesPDF
    Bonafide CertificatePDF

    NID 2020 Reservation for Foreign Nationals

    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.

    Documents Required during NID 2020 Counselling

    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:

    1. An attested copy of the relevant pages of their passport containing details of the applicant.
    2. For B.Des. candidates: Attested copies of marksheets of equivalent grades/ levels of SSC and HSC (those who are studying presently in HSC, must submit a bonafide certificate from school/ college).
    3. For M.Des. candidates: Attested copies of marksheets of equivalent grades/ levels of SSC, HSC, completed years of graduation and degree certificate/ provisional certificate/ passing certificate.
    4. An equivalence certificate must be obtained by the candidate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, aiuweb.org prior to admission.

    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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    uday londhe

    wanted to know about how much fees for total 4 years for scheduled castes in nid

    12 Sep, 2019 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Uday, kindly check the Fee Structure of the concerned course in NID from here.

    12 Sep, 2019 12:28

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