Seat Matrix and Reservation

Sl NoName of CategoriesTotal SeatsHorizontal Reservation for PwDSeats under Respective Categories after excluding PwD Seats
1General32230
2Other Backward Classes (OBCs): Non-Creamy Layer (22%)15114
3Scheduled Castes (15%)11110
4Scheduled Tribes (7.5%)5-5
5Economically Weaker Section (10%)7-7
6Sub Total70466
7Supernumerary: Kashmiri Migrants1
9Foreign Nationals (5 seats) & OCI/PIO (5 seats)10
10Grand Total81
5% Horizontal Reservation across the categories has been provided to the PwD Category candidate

Scheduled Castes (15%) and Scheduled Tribes (7.5%) Categories

In order to claim reservation under these Categories, the candidate must have valid certificate issued by the competent authorities. Any unfilled seat(s) reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) will be converted to Scheduled Tribes (ST) and vice-versa and will not be offered to any other reserved category. In case sufficient number of eligible candidates of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are not available in the respective category, the seats thus remaining vacant will be treated as General and will be offered to the General Category candidates in order of merit. A list of approved Competent Authorities for the issuance of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes certificates is as follows: -
  • District Magistrate, Additional District Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner, Collector, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Collector, 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, City Magistrate (not below the rank of 1st class Stipendiary Magistrate), Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Taluk Magistrate, Executive Magistrate and Extra Assistant Commissioner;
  • Chief Presidency Magistrate, Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate and Presidency Magistrate;
  • Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar;
  • Administrator, Secretary to the Administrator or the Development Officer (Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands).

Other Backward Classes (OBCs)-Non-Creamy Layer (22%)

22% seats are reserved for OBCs (Non-Creamy Layer) Category. The candidate possessing a valid OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued by the competent authority under the Central List of OBCs or under the Delhi State List of OBC's (Notified by the Government of NCT of Delhi) will be eligible to apply under this category.
  • The non-creamy layer certificate should be issued on or after 1st January 2022.
  • A list of approved Competent Authorities for the issuance of OBC certificates is as under: -
  • District Magistrate, Additional District Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner, Collector, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Collector, 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, City Magistrate (not below the rank of 1st class Stipendiary Magistrate), Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Executive Magistrate.
  • Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
  • Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.

Economically Weaker Section-EWS (10%)

10% seats are reserved for Economically Weaker Section (EWS). The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of a valid Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority. The Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the following authority, shall only be accepted as proof of candidate's claim as belonging to EWS:
  • District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner
  • Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
  • Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and
  • Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.
  • The EWS certificate should be issued on or after 1st January 2022

Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 5% horizontal reservation

Horizontal reservation of 5% has been provided to the candidates belonging to Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category in accordance with the provisions of "The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016". The candidates possessing a valid PwD certificate issued by the competent authority as per the provisions of "The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 will be eligible to apply under this category.

Kashmiri Migrants (KM)-One Supernumerary Seat

One supernumerary seat is earmarked for Kashmiri Migrants. Kashmiri Migrants includes Kashmiri Pandits/Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) who are living in the Kashmir Valley. A valid certificate issued by the competent authority for availing benefit under this category is to be produced by candidate at the time of provisional admission. Since seat of Kashmiri Migrant quota is supernumerary, it will not be converted at all in any other category in case it remains unfilled.

Other Important instructions

  • The required certificate(s) for reserved categories/ classes will be essential and to be produced in original at the time of provisional admission. No provisional admission shall be granted for want of caste/category certificate from the competent authority. Further, the caste/category certificate should invariably be in the name of candidate himself/herself and not in favour of respective parents/guardians/spouse or any other family members etc.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to prove his/her eligibility for claiming reservation under any of the reserved categories/sub-categories. The candidates claiming reservation under SC/ST/OBC/EWS/KM/ categories/PwD sub-categories will be required to produce original certificate at the time of provisional admission & document verification.
  • The conversion of seats reserved for SC, ST, OBC, EWS etc. to General category shall be done only if no eligible candidate is available in the merit list of the concerned reserved category. However, while converting the seats, any unfilled seat(s) reserved for ST Category will be offered to SC Category and vice versa and only after that, the conversion of the unfilled reserved category seats to the General Category shall be effected.
  • If the seat reserved for Persons with Disabilities remain unfilled due to non-availability of eligible PwD candidates(s) under respective category, the same shall be offered to the candidates of respective category from which horizontal reservation has been provided.
  • The unfilled seats under Foreign National Category will be carried over to General Category and filled on Merit.
  • A Horizontal reservation of 30% of the total seats shall be filled by eligible women candidates including those selected in reserved and foreign national categories
  • The University will notify the counselling process for admission at the time of announcement of AILET 2022 result.
  • Candidates who are selected shall be intimated about the selection, immediately by the University through email and by posting the result on the website of the University. The candidates will be given stipulated time for getting admission, failing which, the offer of admission will stand cancelled.
  • The same procedure shall be followed in the case of wait-listed candidates.