JEE MAIN 2017 RESERVATION
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Last Updated: March 01, 2017
JEE Main 2017 Seat Reservation – Admission to B. Tech/ B.E. and B. Arch/ B. Plan program in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFTIs & various state level institutions is managed through JEE Main. The reservation criteria for seats in JEE Main 2017 is based on GOI (Government of India) norms and depends primarily on quota of seats allocated in a particular institute for each category. The seats reserved for various categories in JEE Main, as per GOI norms is mentioned below.
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There are several quotas and categories that are applicable in JEE Main Seat Reservation. In NITs (National Institute of Technology), seats are distributed among 2 quotas primarily – Home State and Other State.
Note: Full Home State Quota at the nearest NIT will be made available in case of Union Territory without any NIT (Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Kandvi, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli). Thus, the HS quota will be made available at NIT at Durgapur, Calicut and Surat respectively for these UTs. This quota will be supernumerary – over and above the original Home State Quota of each institute.
Candidates belonging to these UTs are also eligible for the seats in NITs other than their “Home State” under “Other State” quota.
Quotas/Reservations in Other Central Institutes: In CFTIs, IIITs and SFTIs, the seats are allocated on the basis of HS/OS/All India Quota, as applicable.
Quotas/Reservations in State Engineering Colleges: As far as admissions to state engineering colleges, who have opted for admission through JEE Main 2017, are concerned, the reservation rules of that state will be applied.
CSAB also allows candidates to apply for other reserved categories too, on the basis of a fix rule. The following list classifies the quota on the basis of accepted categories.
|Seat Category||Category Tags 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|
Sine the seat vacancy for JEE Main in NITs is primarily divided into 2 categories i.e, HS and OS, candidates should know what these categories actually mean.
HS (Home State) Quota: Under this quota, 50% of seats are reserved for candidates on the basis of their state of eligibility i.e., the state from where the candidates has completed Class 11th and 12th. The home state quota of a candidate would be calculated as per candidate’s AIR (All India Rank).
OS (Other State) Quota: In OS quota, seats are reserved for candidates beyond home state quota. Almost 50% seats are reserved for candidates from other states & UTs under OS quota.
CSAB/JoSAA releases different rank list for every reserved category along with a common rank list.
The following TYPES of rank lists have been notified by JEE Apex Board for JEE (Main) 2016:
The sequence of categories in the order they appear in the JEE Main Rank List is indicated in the table below for the reference of the candidates.
|Candidate’s category tag||Rank list(s) in which the candidate appears||Sequence of SEAT CATEGORIES for allocation|
|GEN-PwD||CRL CRL-PwD||1. OPEN 2. OPEN-PwD|
|OBC-NCL||CRL OBC-NCL||1. OPEN 2. OBC-NCL|
|OBC-NCL-PwD||CRL CRL-PwD OBC-NCL OBC-NCL-PwD||1. OPEN 2. OPEN-PwD 3. OBC-NCL 4. OBC-NCL-PwD|
|OBC-NCL-PwD||CRL-PwD OBC-NCL OBC-NCL-PwD||1. OPEN-PwD 2. OBC-NCL 3. OBC-NCL-PwD|
|OBC-NCL-PwD||CRL-PwD OBC-NCL-PwD||1. OPEN-PwD 2. OBC-NCL-PwD|
|SC||CRL SC||1. OPEN 2. SC|
|SC-PwD||CRL CRL-PwD SC SC-PwD||1. OPEN 2. OPEN-PwD 3. SC 4. SC-PwD|
|SC-PwD||CRL-PwD SC SC-PwD||1. OPEN-PwD 2. SC 3. SC-PwD|
|ST||CRL ST||1. OPEN 2. ST|
|ST-PwD||CRL CRL-PwD ST ST-PwD||1. OPEN 2. OPEN-PwD 3. ST 4. ST-PwD|
|ST-PwD||CRL-PwD ST ST-PwD||1. OPEN-PwD 2. ST 3. ST-PwD|
Candidates applying for seats under reserved category must produce a valid caste/medical certificate amd any other requisite documents in the prescribed format at the time of seat allocation process. SC/ST/OBC-NCL category candidates are required to obtain a caste certificate from the competent authorities mentioned below. PwD candidates have to provide a medical certificate issued by duly constituted medical board in the prescribed format.
The authorities competent to issue Caste Certificates are indicated below:
There is 3% resrvation of seats for PwD (Persons with Disability) category. This reservation is exclusively meant for candidates with 40% or more physical disability. All the candidates seeking reservation under PwD category must carry the disability certificate in the prescribed format by competent authority. All the candidates under PwD category will get a relaxation of 5 years in Upper Age limit at the time of completing JEE Main Registration.
The disability certificate can be obtained (find the format below) by Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in the district or by any government doctor. If the certificate has been obtained by a private practitioner CMO needs to attest the certificate. Several forms are needed to be filled for different cases of disability
Form II is for amputation or complete permanent paralysis of limbs and in case of blindness
Form III is for Multiple Disabilities
Form IV is for disabilities other than Form II and III.
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