Reservation & Exemption

Reservation & Exemption

  • Institute reserves 15% seats for Scheduled Caste (SC) and 7.5% seats for Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 27% seats for OBC (Non Creamy) candidates respectively in each programme for regular seats.
  • 3% seats are reserved for differently abled candidates in each programme for regular seats as per the Persons with Disability Act 1995. Such candidates should submit the disability certificate issued by medical board notified by State / Central authority certifying their disability as 40% or more.
  • 10% seats are reserved for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) as per MHRD office memorandum number 12-4/2019-UI dt. 17/01/2019. (As per MHRD office memorandum number 12-4/2019-UI dt. 17/01/2019 regarding Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS), candidates who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs and whose family has gross annual income below Rs. 8 lakh (Rupees eight lakh only) are to be identified as EWSs for benefit of seat reservation in FDDI Admissions 2024.)

Candidate applying under OBC quota has to satisfy the caste and creamy layer requirement details. National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) websites may be seen for reference :

Candidate applying under this OBC quota are to produce a Caste Certificate issued not before April 01, 2023 from the Competent Authority of the respective States/ Union Territories certifying that they don’t belong to the creamy layer. Failure to produce an appropriate certificate shall make the candidate ineligible.

The caste which is mentioned in the OBC document should find its mention in the central list of OBC available at the below mentioned links :

The candidate should possess an OBC (Non-Creamy) certificate issued in the name of the candidate and not in favour of the respective parent/guardian.

The OBC (Non-Creamy) certificate should clearly mention that the candidate belongs to the non-creamy layer.

Candidates belonging to the Creamy Layer of OBC are not entitled to apply under the reserved category OBC(NC) and will have to submit their application under General (Unreserved) category.

In case of married women applying to any course under reserved category, she has to produce the caste certificate in her own name. Certificate in the name of husband/mother/father is not acceptable.

1. FDDI reserves the right to change the campus and / or programme of a student if the enrolment for that specific program at the campus is less than 20 students. Subsequently student will be required to pay fee and other charges as applicable for that specific campus and / or programme.

2. Based on the information provided by the candidate in the application form while applying online, the candidate will be provisionally allowed to appear for the FDDI AIST 2024 Entrance Examination. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to provide valid certificates at the time of admission.