GO 39 Guidelines for implementation of Reservation for EWS in Andhra Pradesh

Government of Andhra Pradesh with GO 39 Issued Guidelines for implementation of Reservation for Economically  Weaker Sections(EWSs)-Admissions to Higher Education Institutions.

In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution  (One hundred and third Amendment) Act, 2019, and the reference of Ministry of Social  Justice  and Empowerment vide O.MNo.20013/01/2018-BC-II, Dated:17.1.2019, enabling  provisions of reservations for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) who  are not covered under the existing  scheme of  reservations  for the Scheduled Castes,the Scheduled Tribes and the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes it has been decided to  provide reservation in admission to educational institutions subject to a maximum of ten percent  of the total seats in each category. This would not apply to the minority education  institutions  referred to in clause (1) of Article  30  of  the  Constitution  of India . 

The provision of reservation to the Economically Weaker Sections shall be in   accordance with the directions contained in the O.MNo.20013/01/2018-BC-II, Dated: 17.1.2019 of the Ministry of Social Justice  & Empowerment, GOI, New Delhi. find below how to apply economically weaker section certificate in Andhra Pradesh.

Persons who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations for the Schedule castes, the Schedule Tribes and the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and whose family has gross annual income below Rs.8.00 lakhs are to be identified as Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) for the benefit of reservation.

Family for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefit of reservation, his/ her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/ her spouse and children below the age of 18 years.

Guidelines for implementation of Reservation

The income shall include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession, etc., and it will be income for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWSs, irrespective of the family income:

1)5 acres of Agricultural Land and above.

2)Residential flat of 1000 sq.ft and above.

3) Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities.

4) Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities.

Every Educational Institution shall  increase the number  of seats  over and  above  its annual permitted strength  in each branch of  study  or faculty  so that the number of  seats available, excluding  those reserved  for the persons belong to the EWSs, is not  less than  the  number of  such seats available, in each category,  for the academic  session immediately  preceding the  date of the coming  into force of the office Memorandum of MHRD, GOI 1st cited. 

Govt after careful examination of the matter have  hereby decided to implement  the above said provisions  in accordance  with 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 2019 and the guidelines issued by Govt., of India vide Office Memorandum F.No.36039/1/2019-Estt(Res.) Dated: 19.01.2019. and the guidelines issued by the Ministry of HRD, GOI, vide F.No.12-4/2019-U1, Dated:17.01.2019. 

The guidelines relevant for current academic year 20192020, in regard to the subject matter consistent with 103rd Constitutional Amendment, would read as under:

Govt after careful examination of the matter have  hereby decided to implement  the above said provisions  in accordance  with 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 2019 and the guidelines issued by Govt., of India vide Office Memorandum F.No.36039/1/2019-Estt(Res.) Dated: 19.01.2019. and the guidelines issued by the Ministry of HRD, GOI, vide F.No.12-4/2019-U1, Dated:17.01.2019. 

The guidelines relevant for current academic year 20192020, in regard to the subject matter consistent with 103rd Constitutional Amendment, would read as under:

  1. All Castes which are not covered under any reservation category (SC/ST/BC) are entitled to avail of the reservation facility under EWS Category.
  2. The students admitted under EWS Category will be adjusted against the 10 percent of the sanctioned seats granted additionally, as is followed by the Government of India. However, 1/3rd (33 1/3) of the seats enhanced for the purpose of accommodating the EWS Category students shall be earmarked to women among them.
  3. The model format of the EWS Certificate prescribed by Government of India in Annexure-I vide their 0.M.No.36039/1/2019-Estt. (Res), Dated: 31-1-2019 shall be followed along with the conditions referred in para 2 above.
  4. The persons seeking the benefit of reservation under EWS category shall obtain the necessary EWS Certificate issued by the Tahsildar concerned.     
  5. The eligibility conditions for a person to avail of the facility Of EWS reservation are the same as fixed by the Government of India as referred in Para 2 above:  
  6. In this regard, every   educational institution in AP shall increase the number of seats  over  and above its annual  permitted strength  in each branch of study or faculty from the academic year 2019-20. Further, the number of seats available, excluding those reserved  for the persons belonging  to the EWSs, should not  be less than the number of seats that were available in each category, for  the previous academic session of 2018-19.
  7. The Scheme for implementing the reservation for the EWSs  shall be displayed on the website for every educational institution immediately.
  8. The Secretary, A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE),   Commissioner, Technical Education, Commissioner of Collegiate Education, Vice

Chancellors of all State Universities and Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of  Knowledge Technologies  (RGUKTs) are requested to ensure compliance  to these instructions. 

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