Reservation for various categories of students in each pool shall be as under:-
I. Reservation for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, Union Territory Pool
a) Scheduled Castes*
b) Scheduled Tribes*
*As per Reservation Norms of Chandigarh Administration
If the total number of candidates are less than the reservation,then if required there will be an
inter transfer of reservation seats between Chandigarh quota and Outstation quota. If SC/ST seats
are still vacant after exhausting all SC/ST candidates, then they will be thrown open in the general
pool on the last day of counselling schedule.
The students belonging to these communities shall be allowed a concession of 5% marks for
admission to the course in which a certain percentage of minimum marks has been prescribed, by
the regulation of the University/Board, to which the institution is affiliated.
II. Reservation for dependents of Defence /Paramilitary Personnel
There is a reservation of 5 % seats for these categories in each pool. The order of preference for admission under this category will be:
1. Daughters/spouses of Defence personnel who are awardees of gallantry decorations or
Paramvir/Mahavir/Vir Chakra in person or posthumously.
Daughters/spouses of Defence personnel and paramilitary personnel like CRPF, BSF
etc., who are killed or are totally incapacitated in action while in service and were wholly
dependent on them.
2. Daughters/spouses of Defence personnel and paramilitary personnel like CRPF, BSF
etc., who died while in service and were wholly dependent on them.
3. Daughters/spouses of Defence personnel and paramilitary personnel like CRPF, BSF
etc., incapacitated while in service and were wholly dependent on them.
4. Daughters/spouses of ex -servicemen (Defence and paramilitary personal like CRPF,
BSF etc.) who are wholly dependent on them.
5. Daughters/spouses of serving Defence personnel and Paramilitary personnel like CRPF,
BSF etc., who are wholly dependent on them.
III. Concession to direct descendents of the Kargil martyrs upto Academic Year(2020-21):
The ward of martyrs/permanent disabled (upto 80% leading to incapacitation) of Kargil war
who have a valid certificate from the Ministry of Defence to this effect and the same is entered in the
Pension Book of the family.
1. 1% or 1 seat in the Department and affiliated college except in partially financed/ Self
2. Exemption in fee.
3. Exemption in hostel fee.
IV. Additional seats for Cancer, AIDS and Thalassemia patients w.e.f. 2015-16.
1. One additional seat each for the student suffering from Cancer/AIDS/Thalassemia has
been allowed for admission in each course in the Panjab University Teaching Departments,
Regional Centres and its affiliated Colleges subject to the condition that the candidate
seeking admission under this category is otherwise eligible from all angles.
2. The claimant candidate will have to submit a certificate as a proof from a National Medical
Institute like PGI, AIIMS in support of her claim.
V. Additional Seats for Single Girl Child and One Girl Child out of only two girl children
1. Two additional seats per unit per course subject to maximum limit of four(4) out of a unit
of two girl children from the session 2015-16 are created for admission to a given course
in the Panjab University Teaching Departments, Regional Centres and its affiliated Colleges
provided they are otherwise eligible from all angles. The additional seats will be only for
those girl children who are either a single girl child of her parents or one amongst a unit of
two girl children with no male child. The additional seats will be available to only one of the
two girl children of a couple.
2. An affidavit on a stamp paper worth Rs. 20/- duly attested by 1st class Magistrate, to be
obtained from the parents of the girl declaring that she is the single girl child of the parents.
3. An affidavit on a stamp paper worth Rs. 20/- duly attested by 1st class Magistrate, to be
obtained from the parents of the girl children declaring therein that the benefit of this scheme
is being claimed for only one girl child out of a unit of two girl children and the parent shall not
claim for the 2nd girl child else where in the future. The specimen of the affidavit is enclosed.
VI. Reservation for Physically Challenged
3% seats in each pool would be filled from amongst the physically challenged candidates. The
physically challenged student will furnish a medical certificate issued by the Principal Medical Officer/Civil
Surgeon of Chandigarh or her concerned district, indicating percentage of disability, whether she is otherwise
able to carry on the studies and perform the duties in the respective course, name of the disease causing
handicap, whether handicap is temporary or permanent, whether handicap is progressive or nonprogressive.
The students having temporary handicap would not be considered against the reserved
seats for physically challenged. Where the certificates are issued by any authority other than the Principal
Medical Officer of Chandigarh and the candidate's turn comes for admission against reserve seat for
physically challenged the concerned head of Institution shall refer the candidate to the Principal Medical
Officer, Chandigarh and shall admit the candidate only after confirmations from the P.M.O. Chandigarh.
VII. Reservation for children/ grand children of Freedom Fighters:
2 % seats in each pool will be filled with children /grand children of Freedom Fighters. The
wards of Freedom Fighters who have been sanctioned pension or awarded 'Tamra Patra' by the
Government of India would be eligible for reservation under this category.
In case of such freedom fighters it would be a necessary condition for them to obtain a certificate
from the Deputy Commissioner of the concerned district. Grand children mean son's son/daughter or
VIII. Concessions to the wards of Kashmiri Migrants/Displaced persons
1. 5% weightage will be given and the merit will be determined accordingly provided that the
candidate fulfills the minimum prescribed qualifications.
2. 5% increase intake subject to maximum of 3 seats (to be treated as additional seat(s)
per course) at the entry point will be made in all courses at under graduate and post
3. Submission of a certificate to the effect that the applicant is a ward of Kashmiri Displaced
person, issued by an Authorized Govt. Officer, is mandatory.
IX. Reservation under the Sports Quota
1. 2% of total number of seats in each course shall be filled up with sportswomen. These
two percent seats shall be reserved in each branch of engineering/non-engineering courses
in the institutions on the basis of total intake of each branch and fraction of 0.5 or above
shall be rounded off to the next higher number, subject to amendments by the concerned
department. This category shall not be divided into UT Pool/General Pool. The intermerit
of the candidates seeking admission in any course in the reserved category of
sports shall only be determined on the basis of their merit in sports as per grading criteria.
In case of any of the seats in the sports category in any of the branches remains unfilled,
the same shall be thrown open to the candidates belonging to general category. This
policy is for the players of the Chandigarh only.
2. Benefit of reservation under this category shall be available only to the following category
a) Who pass their qualifying examination from schools/ colleges, recognized by the
Chandigarh Administration and situated in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, as a
regular student of the said school/ colleges, who have studied in Chandigarh school/
colleges for at least 2 years before applying for the gradation certificate, subject to
the condition that such students must represent Chandigarh state/ schools etc. in
the National /other recognized tournaments.
b) Where Chandigarh Administration has adopted the notification of other states/ UT in
reciprocal basis to give benefit of reservation in admission in sports category in
Chandigarh, they will be graded as per existing policy of the Chandigarh
c) Countersigning of the gradation certificates shall only be admissible on reciprocal
basis provided that countersigned certificates will be graded as per policy of the
Gradation policy to issue Sports Gradation Certificate on the basis of achievements
of the player. The merit of certificates shall be graded as 'A', 'B', 'C','D '.
IMPORTANT : Only 'A', 'B', 'C' and 'D' grade will be awarded.
Inter- se Seniority/ Ranking/Grading will be decided by the concerned Institution itself. In the
matter of rating, inter-se, the performance of the same grade will be given in the following descending
a) Record holders in any event.
c) Runner up.
d) Third position holders.
e) Number of times participated.
f) Number of disciplines participated.
1. Regarding Senior and Junior Tournaments/ Championships, Senior shall have precedence over
Junior. Further, Junior and School Championships will be considered at par.
2. If there is a tie within the same category, the same shall be resolved by considering the academic
merit of the sportsperson. In case of a tie again, the same shall be resolved by considering the
seniority in age.
3. Performance shall only be considered for the purpose of admission against this category provided
that the Association/ Federation holding the tournament should be affiliated/ recognized by the
National Federation of the concerned game.
Performance in the following Sports disciplines will only be considered for the purpose of Sports
0 6. Basketball
21. Table Tennis
Students seeking admission to this category shall be considered only :-
a) If her age falls within the age group which is eligible for participation in Inter College/ Inter
b) If her achievement in the sports relates to her activities in any of the three years preceding
to admission. (For example, for admission in the Year 2016-17, the achievement shall
not be prior to 1st April 2013).
c) Gradation certificate will not be meant for employment purposes.
Screening/ Trials/ Meeting for issuance of gradation certificate will be held on quarterly basis.
It may be done on monthly basis if need be with the prior approval of the component authority as a
In case of any doubt or clarification about the criteria the decision of the Secretary Sports,
Chandigarh Administration shall be final.
X. Two additional seats for rural area students
Only those candidates will be considered in this category, who have passed their Matriculation
and +2 examination from those rural schools that do not fall in the area of the Municipal Corporation/
Municipal Committee/ Small town/ Notified Area. Further, the candidates should have been studying
in such school for atleast five years before passing the last examination. A candidate claiming
such benefit will have to produce a certificate from the D.E.O./ Principal of the concerned institution
of the area certifying that the school from where the candidate has passed the Matriculation and
+2 examination, falls within the aforesaid rural area.
XI. One additional seat for border area students.
The Border area students shall mean those candidates who have passed their Matriculation and
+2 examination from the Border Area Schools situated within 20 Kilometres from the International
Border. A candidate claiming such benefit will have to produce a certificate from the Tehsildar or
the Principal/ Headmaster/ Head of the School from where the candidate has passed the
matriculation or +2 examination, falls within the aforesaid Border area.
Implementation of the above policies is, however, clarified as under:
a) The students belonging to reserved categories admitted on the basis of their merit in the
general category shall not be accounted for towards the seats reserved for the categories
b) The students who apply in more than one reserved category will be considered in each
reserved category in which she applies for admission, maintaining her inter-se seniority
in each reserved category on the basis of merit in each category. In such cases, the
student will get the benefit in one category of her choice. However, no further reservation
shall be allowed within the reserved categories.
c) The student belonging to a reserved category will also be considered in the general
category according to the merit.
d) In case of any doubt or interpretation of any term of these instructions, the matter shall be
referred to the Chandigarh Administration, whose decision shall be final.