Reservation Policy

Reservation Policy

All the reservations given below shall be applicable to candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria specified by respective authorities from time to time.

(A) Reservation for Backward Class category Candidates : The percentage of reservation is the percentages of the seats available for Maharashtra candidates, coming under the CAP.

Sr. No. Category of Reservation % of seats Reserved
A Reservation for Backward Class Category Candidates Category of Reservation  
Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste converts to Buddhism (SC) 13.0 %
Schedule Tribes (ST) 07.0 %
Vimukta Jati (VJ)/De Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A) 03.0 %
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B) 02.5 %
Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C) 03.5 %
Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D) 02.0 %
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 19.0 %
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) 16,0 %
Total 66.00 %
B Reservation for Sons/Daughters of Defense service personnel 05.0 %
C Reservation for Persons with Disability Candidate 05.0 %
D Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Candidate 10.0 %
E Reservations for Orphan Candidates 01.0 %
F Reservation for Female candidates 30.0 %

(B) Reservation for sons/daughters of Defense service personnel: Five percent (5%) seats of the total sanctioned intake of an institute, subject to a maximum of five (5) seats in each institute coming under CAP shall be reserved for Children of ex- service personnel.

(C) Reservation for Persons with Disability Candidate: Five percent (5%) seats of total sanctioned intake of all the Institutions under CAP shall be reserved for Candidates having minimum 40% benchmark disability.

(D) Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Candidate: 10% seats shall be reserved for EWS candidates. These seats shall be filled by the Competent Authority through CAP as per the policies of the Government declared from time to time. These seats shall be over & above the sanctioned intake.

(E) Reservations for Orphan Candidates - One percent (1%) seats of CAP Seats (excluding Minority institutions, All India Seats, if any) shall be reserved for Orphan Candidates.

(F) Reservation for Female candidates: 30% seats shall be reserved for female candidates. There shall be no reservation for Female candidates under Defense, Persons with Disability and Orphan categories.