(i) Registration Officer means an officer so notified by the Administrator under clause 5(i). Ward means son, daughter or legally adopted son or daughter and that not include any other dependent.
- The Director of Education shall invite applications for nomination of candidates for all categories of higher studies by a notification as far as possible not later than last week of December of the year preceding the year of nomination.
(i)The notification will be published in all the islands and given wide publicity.
(ii)The notifications shall include the names of all courses for which seats are likely to be got reserved by the Administration.
(i)All applications to be duly filled in Form-A, are to be submitted to the Registration Officer on or before 31st March of the year. Each application shall be registered and the registration number will be given to the applicant.
(ii)The applicant may furnish up to ten choices in the order of his/her preferences for consideration selection and the nomination out of the list of courses notified under clause 4 (ii). Each application shall be entitled to fill up and submit only one application. If any candidate submits more than one application only the last application submitted by him before the last date stipulated for receiving applications will be considered.
(i) The Director of Education will scrutinize all the applications and compile the list of applications, three copies which will be signed by all the members of the committee for selecting candidates for nomination against the reserved seat as notified under clause 13.
(ii)One copy of the list so signed shall be submitted to the chairman of the committee for his record. Second copy of the list shall be the office copy of the Director of Education and the third copy of the list shall be published on the notice board of Director of Education. (This work should be completed by 20th of the April of the year as far as possible).
(i)All the applicants who have applied with in the due date and have received their acknowledgement from the Registration Officer shall submit an attested copy of the mark sheet to the director of education within 15 days of declaration of the qualifying examinations result.
(ii)The candidate shall mention their registration number of the application on the attested mark list.
(i) The Director of Education shall soon after date of submission of the mark sheet is over incorporate the mark obtained in his records and shall publish general mark list.
(ii) The general merit list will be displayed on the notice board of the Director of Education.
(iii) Such application shall be done within 7 days of the last date for submission of mark sheet.
The latest position of availability of seat for nominations under various courses shall be displayed on the notice board of the Director of Education at all times after 1st March of the year. Allotments received subsequently shall be put on the notice board immediately.
(i) The Administrator shall appoint a committee for selecting candidates for nominations consisting of a chairman, member secretary and other members.
(ii) The Director of Education shall be a special invitee to the committee in case he is not appointed to the committee.
(iii) The committee shall take decisions regarding selection of candidates against each category of courses during a meeting only. No decision on selection and nomination shall be taken by circulation of files unless permitted by the chairman of the committee.
(i) Nominations for open merit shall be accepted first from amongst candidates
(ii)The number of seats to be filled on the basis of open merit shall be determined in the following manner.
a. If the number of seats is 3 or less, then none.
b. If the number of seats is 4 or more then 7% of the seats in each category of the courses, but not less than one.
(iii) Only the wards of the following categories of the employees as well as candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes who are residents of Lakshadweep shall be considered for selection on the basis of open merit
a. Eligible candidates in the category of Scheduled Tribes who are natives of Lakshadweep.
b. Wards of the employees of Lakshadweep Administration and wards of employees of such organization which are working under Lakshadweep Administration provided that such wards should have studied in a school situated in the islands for a total period of three years and should also have passed either SSLC or PDC through school or college in Lakshadweep or situated at his place of posting under the Lakshadweep Administration.
c. Applicants who are residents of Lakshadweep and whose at least one parent belongs to Scheduled Tribe of Lakshadweep provided such candidates has studied at school situated in the islands for a period of not less than 5 years and has passed the qualifying examination through such school/college.
(i) After the nomination on open merit have been accepted the remaining seats shall be offered to local Scheduled Tribe candidates in the order of merit.
(ii) After the nominations under clause 16 (i) have been finalized and if there are any seats left these shall be offered to such candidates who are residents of Lakshadweep and whose at least one parent belongs to Scheduled Tribe of Lakshadweep provided such candidates have studied at a school situated in the islands for a period not less than five years and has passed his SSLC/PDC Examination through such school/college. Seats will be allotted as per merit.
(iii) After nominations under clause 15, 16 (i) and 16 (ii) have been accepted and if there are still any seats left, these will be offered to the wards of employees of Lakshadweep Administration provided that they satisfy the conditions laid down in rule 15 (iii) (b). Seats shall be allotted as per merit.
(iv) After the nominations under clause 15, 16, 16 (ii) and 16 (iii) have been accepted and if there are still any seats left, these shall be offered to be the following categories of candidates in priority as per merit provided they studied at least one year in a school/college situated in the islands.
a. Wards of employees on deputation to Lakshadweep Administration and having their headquarters in the island.
b. Central Government employees having their headquarters in the islands.
(v) If after the above allotment, there are still some seats left vacant these shall be allotted on merit to wards of employees of Lakshadweep Administration.
(vi) If there are still some seats left vacant, these shall be offered to wards of employees of other organization like Central Government Office, Public Sector undertaking etc. having their headquarters in the islands.