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IIM Nagpur introduces EWS quota, hikes intake to 130


NAGPUR: In line with the Central govt’s determination regarding 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the general category in higher training, the Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIM-N) has included the quota for its 2019 intake.

The intake for the batch of 2019-21 has been higher to 130 to take in the have an effect on of quota on the previous 120 seats. However, the IIM-N would admit best 4 scholars beneath the new quota from the additional 10 seats.


“We began imposing the scheme by means of increasing our intake to just 130 for the 12 months 2019-20 because of infrastructure constraints. However, we will be able to enforce the entire 10% quota by means of the next 12 months, 2020-21 according to govt tips,” stated IIMN Director Prof L S Murty.

IIM-N is operating from a makeshift campus at Bajaj Nagar-based Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology (VNIT). It plans to shift to a bigger new campus at Mihan-SEZ from subsequent instructional 12 months.


While the Centre has directed all govt undertakings and centrally funded instructional institutions to enforce this quota beneath the 124th Amendment Bill, 2019 of the Indian Constitution, requirements for the implementation for a similar in instructional institutes have not begun to be formulated. To facilitate the similar, IIM Nagpur has provided shortlisted candidates with a structure that lets them detail their circle of relatives income and property, to be able to be regarded as beneath the EWS quota. Elaborate tips for filing information validated by means of competent government were conveyed to the candidates. The admission portal on the IIMN website online lets in candidates to add the income and property certificate, whilst also providing a window to make considered necessary adjustments.


The standards for a candidate to be categorized as economically weaker are according to centrally stipulated instructions. Persons who aren't coated beneath the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs and whose circle of relatives has a gross annual income beneath Rs eight lakh are to be recognized as economically weaker for the good thing about reservation.


Income shall also include income from all resources i.e. wage, agriculture, trade, occupation, etc. for the monetary 12 months previous to the 12 months of application. Also persons whose circle of relatives owns or possesses any of the next property might be excluded from being recognized as EWS, regardless of the circle of relatives income: five acres of agricultural land and above; residential flat of 1000 sq. toes. and above; residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities; residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas instead of the notified municipalities.




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