Banaras Hindu University Admission 2017 : SC ,ST,OBC, Physically Challenged and Eligibilty 2017 !
Banaras Hindu University Admission 2017 : Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes
Seats shall be reserved for Scheduled Caste (15%) and Scheduled Tribe (7.5%) candidates in each Course. Admission against these seats will be made provided the candidate has passed the Qualifying Examination and appeared in the Entrance Test. However, the SC/ST candidates seeking admission to LL.B Course must have scored at least 40% marks in the aggregate considering all the subjects in the three years of the Qualifying Examination as per recommendations of Bar Council of India. Every SC/ST candidate shall have to submit a self attested copy of the Certificate mentioning that the candidate belongs to SC/ST community. Such certificates shall be subject to verification from theconcerned District Magistrate. The following are empowered to issue the certificate:
- District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Addl. Deputy Commissioner/ Deputy Collector/1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ City Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner.
- Chief Presidency Magistrate/Addl. Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate.
- Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.
- Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.
- Administrator/Secretary to the Administrator/ Development Officer .
Candidates must note that Certificate from any other person/authority shall not be accepted in any case. If the candidate happens to belong to SC or ST, his/her caste/tribe must be listed in the appropriate Govt. of India schedule. The Caste Certificate should clearly state: (a) Name of his/her caste/tribe (b) whether he/she belongs to SC or ST (c) District and the State or Union Territory of his/her usual place of residence and (d) the appropriate Govt. of India schedule under which his/her caste/tribe is approved by it as SC or ST.
However, if an SC/ST candidate seeks admission under some other category (for example: PC/Employee Ward etc.) the candidate should satisfy the minimum eligibility requirement for that category.
Banaras Hindu University Admission 2017 : Other Backward Classes (OBCs)
27% Reservation to candidates belonging to OBC category will be provided in different courses. The authorities to issue the OBC certificate are the same as in case of SC/ST provided in Section 6 (i) above. The caste in the OBC certificate will be those only which are in the list of Central Govt. Further the OBC certificate should clearly mention that the candidate is not under creamy layer. However, if an OBC candidate seeks admission under some other category (for example:
Banaras Hindu University Admission 2017 : Physically Challenged
3% seats shall be reserved for Physically Challenged Candidates: Visually Impaired (1%) + Hearing Impaired (1%) + Orthopaedically Handicapped (1%) (on horizontal reservation basis). Such candidates will have to submit a self attested copy of Disability Certificate issued by the District CMO with the Application Form. The candidates called for Counseling for possible provisional admission will be examined by a Medical Board constituted by BHU and if necessary, will be referred by the Medical Board to other recognized bodies for the purpose, as per criteria fixed by the University. The decision of the Medical Board constituted by BHU will be final. The Entrance Test for Blind candidates will be held at Varanasi Centre only.
“Writer”for Blind Candidates:
Writer will be provided by the University to each blind candidate. The qualifications of „writers‟ shall be decided by the University. Such a candidate is required to apply for „writer‟ to the Controller of Examinations on the prescribed application form for the purpose at least 15 days prior to the date of the Entrance Test. For this purpose, the candidate has to collect the form from the Office of the Controller of Examinations, and submit the same affixing a passport size photograph similar to that affixed on the application form. Such candidate will have to appear before the Head, Department of Ophthalmology for clinical examination and his opinion/recommendation will be considered before providing „writer‟. All the blind candidates will be accommodated at one Centre at Varanasi only.
Note: Wherever the number of seats is small, the University will have the right to combine some of the groups to calculate the number of seats for reserved categories.
Consideration of Reserved Category Meritorious Candidates as General Candidates:
In a course, if the merit of a reserved category candidate is more than or equal to the merit of the last admitted general candidate in that course, the reserved category candidate will be treated as general candidate in that course. Provided further that if a meritorious reserved category candidate is admitted by relaxing the general qualifying standards (minimum eligibility requirement and/or age) or is admitted to a higher preferred course (allotment of Honours subject, Subject combination, Specialization, if any) which he/she would not have got by remaining under the general category, then his/her admission shall be adjusted against the concerned reserved category quota and the consequential vacancy created in the general category shall be filled up by a general category candidate in order of merit.
Banaras Hindu University Admission 2017 :Relaxation in Minimum Eligibility for SC / ST/ OBC and Physically Challenged candidates
- In the case of SC/ST candidates, for all the above courses [except LL. B./A. LL.B. (Hons.)] there will be no requirement for minimum percentage of marks in the aggregate in the qualifying examination except that they must have passed the qualifying examination & appeared in the concerned Entrance Test.
- The SC/ST candidates seeking admission to LL.B Course/B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) must have scored at least 40% marks in the aggregate considering all the subjects in the Qualifying Examination as per recommendations of Bar Council of India.
- For OBC and PC candidates there will be a relaxation of 5% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination in minimum eligibility requirements, in comparison to general category candidates.
Banaras Hindu University Admission 2017 : Relaxation in upper age limit for physically challanged /SC/ST/OBC candidates
There is an age relaxation of 5 years in upper age limit for candidates belonging to SC/ST and PC categories and 3 years in upper age limit for candidates belonging to OBC category for admissions in various courses wherever the upper age limit is prescribed. However, as per the directive of Bar Council of India, the upper age limit for admission in LL.B. and B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Programme for candidates belonging to SC/ST categories will be 35 years and 22 years, respectively. No age relaxation is for PC candidates seeking admission in LL.B, and B.A. LL.B Programmes.
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