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Reservation of Seats at NID

 

The total number of seats available in all three academic programmes at NID—M.Design, B.Design and GDPD, for Indian Nationals are classified into different categories as given below:

Seat category Category of eligible candidates
OPEN GEN, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, GEN-PwD,
OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD, ST-PwD
OBC-NCL OBC-NCL and OBC-NCL-PwD
SC SC and SC-PwD
ST ST and ST-PwD
OPEN-PwD GEN-PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD, ST-PwD
OBC-NCL-PwD OBC-NCL-PwD
SC-PwD SC-PwD
ST-PwD  ST-PwD

 In accordance with the guidelines of the Government of India, the prescribed number of seats reserved for each of these categories are as follows:

Category-wise reservation of seats for M.Design

  OBC-NCL (27%) Scheduled Caste (15%) Scheduled Tribe (7.5%)
Disciplines with 15 seats each 4 2 1
Disciplines with 10 seats each 3 1 1

Category-wise reservation of seats for B.Design & GDPD

  Total number 
of seats
OBC-NCL (27%) Scheduled Caste (15%) Scheduled Tribe (7.5%)
B. Des.    
NID Ahmedabad
100 27 15 8
GDPD    
NID Kurukshetra
60 16 9 5
GDPD 
NID Vijayawada
60 16 9 5

 Reservation of seats for Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer):

  • Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) is to be determined as per the central list of OBCs (www.ncbc.nic.in) as of 01 June 2016.
  • Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are not entitled to apply under reserved category.
  • Candidates applying under the OBC-NCL or Non-Creamy Layer category are required to produce a certificate (preferably in English) from the relevant competent authorities of their respective state or union territory, certifying that they do not belong to the Creamy layer.

Reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes:

The benefit of reservation will be given only to those castes and tribes mentioned in the central list published by the Government of India, which can be viewed at the following links:

http://socialjustice.nic.in/UserView/index?mid=76750
http://tribal.nic.in/Content/StatewiseListofScheduledTribesProfiles.aspx


Candidates applying under SC and ST categories are required to upload the relevant caste/tribe certificate (preferably in English) from the competent authorities of their respective state, union territory or the National Commission of Tribes, at the time of applying online.

Reservation of Seats for Persons with Disability (PwD):

  • Of all seats across General, OBC-NCL, SC and ST categories, 3% of the seats are reserved for Persons with Disability (PwD).
  • Admission will be granted to the top 3% of the candidates in order of merit, irrespective of their category.
  • The benefit of reservation will be given only to those candidates with 40% or more disability as described by the Government of India at http://disabilityaffairs.gov.in/upload/ uploadfiles/files/PWD_Act.pdf
  • Candidates seeking admission under this category are required to upload a Disability Certificate issued by a competent medical authority as certified by the Government of India, at the time of applying online.

Note:

  • Candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories will be declared as qualified on the basis of the relaxed criterion as mentioned below:

          

OBC-NCL SC ST  PwD
10% less than the cut-off score of the Open category

20% less than the cut-off score of the Open category

20% less than the cut-off score of the Open category  30% less than the cut-off score of the Open category 

 

  • If there are any unfilled seats in the OBC-NCL category due to cut-off in merit list or unavailability of candidates, the seats will be de-reserved and allotted to Open Category candidates in order of merit.
  • But the seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories will not be de-reserved.
  • The category selected by a candidate at the time of submitting the application form will be final. No requests for any change of category will not be permitted later.
  • Foreign nationals applying under the Overseas category are outside the ambit of reservation of seats for the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories.

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