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RESERVATION OF SEATS AT NIFT


Seats reserved for SC / ST / Differently Abled Candidates (PHP) / Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI

SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC (NON-CREAMY) 27%
Differently Abled Person (PHP)  3% Horizontal
reservation for
Differently Abled
Person (with 40% or
more disability) cutting
across all sections i.e.
SCs, STs, OBCs Non-
Creamy and General
category. Campus and
programme will be
allotted on rotation, at
NIFT’s discretion
Foreign Nationals/ SAARC/NRI 15% (supernumerary)
State Domicile 20% (supernumerary)

Category once filled up in the application form will not be changed at any stage. The qualifying candidates need to meet the eligibility and admission requirements of NIFT.

REQUIREMENTS OF EACH CATEGORY ARE AS FOLLOWS:
SC/ST Candidates: If a person is applying under  this category then he / she has to produce a Caste/Tribe certificate from the Competent Authorities of the respective States/Union Territories/ National Commission of Tribes.

OBC (Non-Creamy) Candidates

  • If a person is applying under this category he / she has to produce a caste certificate from the Competent Authority certifying that they belong to the noncreamy layer.
  • The certificate should be in the applicant's name and not in favour of parents / guardians / husband.
  • Failure to produce a certificate in favour of the applicant, issued not earlier than September 01, 2016, shall make the candidate ineligible for counselling, and the applicants will not be offered admission.
  • The caste mentioned in the OBC certificate should find mention in the Central list of OBCs available at http://ncbc.nic.in/ backward-classes/index.html

Differently Abled Candidates (PHP)


Medical Certificate issuing Authority for Physically Handicapped Candidates(PHP)

Candidates applying under this category, are required to attach a copy of Disability Certificate by a Medical Authority. ( For Details Refer NIFT Brochure 2017 ). At the time of Counselling and Admission, candidates are required to produce the original Medical Certificate.

During assessments, an external assistant may be provided to PHP student by NIFT, but the expenses for the same are to be fully borne by the applicant. However, it is advisable that the PHP applicant arranges his / her own externat assistant.

The three members Board at NIFT consisting of a Medical Officer/Psychologist, a Faculty from the concerned department and an Administrative Officer, will assess the actual physical/ psychological capability of a candidate selected for counselling of a particular programme/ course.The Board in its proceedings will recommend whether the candidate is capable or incapable for undertaking the particular programme/course applied for. A copy of such order will also be communicated to the candidate in writing under acknowledgement informing him that he can make an appeal against the order, in which case the appeal will be referred to another Standing Board at Head Office (HO) whose recommendation will be final and no further representation will be accepted. NIFT reserves the right to disqualify the candidature in case of inability of the candidate for a particular programme. The table below indicates the type of assessment that may be conducted by a Board of NIFT for various categories of disability and programmes:

Programme Criteria/Method Suitability / Capability
Design Drawing/ Sketching/
making models/ colour
sense/ operating
machines/ computer
keyboard manually/
mobility
Visual
clarity
Minor
speech
disability
Minor
Hearing
disability
No major
locomotor
disability in
hand, legs,
face & neck
Sound
mental
health
Technology Operating Computer
keyboard/ operation
of machines manually/
mobility
Minor
visual
disability
Minor
speech
disability
Minor
Hearing
disability
No major
locomotor
disability in
hand, legs,
face & neck
Sound
mental
health
Fashion
Management
Operating Computer
keyboard manually/
mobility
Minor
visual
disability
Minor
speech
disability
Minor
Hearing
disability
No major
locomotor
disability in
hand, legs,
face & neck
Sound
mental
health

Note: For latest NIFT updates please visit the website http://www.nift.ac.in/ 

 


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