Reservations & Allocation of seats for Engineering & other Courses

PUBLISH DATE 30th November 2020


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

(a)Reservation for Backward Class category Candidates:

The percentage of seats reserved for candidates of backward class categories belonging to Maharashtra State is as given below. The percentage of reservation is the percentages of the seats available for Maharashtra candidates, coming under the CAP. Backward class candidates shall claim the category to which they belong to at the time of submission of application form for CAP. 


Category of Reservation

Percentage of seats Reserved


Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste

converts to Buddhism (SC)

13.0 %


Schedule Tribes (ST)



Vimukta Jati (VJ)/De Notified Tribes(DT)




Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)



Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)



Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)



Other Backward Classes (OBC)





  1. Reservation for sons/daughters of Defence service personnel:

Five percent (5%) seats of the total seats for Maharashtra candidates coming under CAP per course shall be reserved for Children of ex- service personnel who are Domiciled in Maharashtra State (DEF-1), Children of active service personnel who are Domiciled in Maharashtra State (DEF-2), Children of active service personnel (DEF-3) who are transferred to Maharashtra State but are not domiciled in Maharashtra State, or  who are not domiciled in Maharashtra State but their families are stationed in Maharashtra State under the provision of retention of family accommodation at the last duty station on grounds of children’s education provided further that, such candidate should have appeared and passed the HSC examination from a school/college situated in the State of Maharashtra.

  1. These seats are within the sanctioned intake and are available as State Level seats.
  2. A combined single merit list of all eligible DEF1, DEF2 and DEF3 candidates shall be prepared.

  3. Candidates claiming these seats shall produce additional documents in Proforma C, D and/or E as applicable.
  4. This provision is NOT available to the children of CIVILIAN STAFF who is working /who has worked in the Indian Defence Service.

(c)Reservation for Persons with Disability Candidate: Five percent (5%) seats of total seats for Maharashtra candidates per course coming under CAP shall be reserved for Candidates having any of the following minimum 40% benchmark disability.

Locomotor disability

Intellectual disability

Leprosy cured person

Specific learning disabilities

Cerebral palsy

Autism spectrum disorder


Mental illness

Muscular dystrophy

Multiple sclerosis

Acid attack victims

Parkinson's disease






Sickle cell disease

Hard of hearing

Multiple Disabilities

Speech and language disability


A single merit list of all eligible candidates shall be prepared. The allotment of seats reserved for the Candidates with Disability shall be done on the basis of an inter-se merit. These seats are available for Maharashtra domiciled candidates in HU / SL seats.

The candidates claiming reservation under this category shall submit the certificates from the authority competent for issuing such certificate.The certificate (Pro-forma) should clearly state that the extent of disability is not less than 40% (Forty percent) and the disability is permanent in nature.

Note: -

Candidates with Disability should note that on admission to degree course they will not be given any exemptions or additional facility in the academic activities other than those which may be provided by the respective Universities.

  1. Reservation for EWS Candidate: 10% seats shall be reserved for Economically Weaker Section (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 10% seats shall be over & above the sanctioned intake for the respective course.
  2. 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. These seats shall be filled by the Competent Authority through CAP as per Government Resolution, Women and Child Welfare Department, No. AMJ-2011/C.R. 212 / Desk 3 dated 2nd April 2018 and the policies of the Government declared from time to time.
  3. Reservation for female candidates:  30% seats shall be reserved for female candidates. There shall be no reservation for Female candidates under Defence, Persons with Disability and Orphan categories.

Allocation of seats - 

Jurisdiction of the Universities:

The following table shows the details about the Home Universities in Maharashtra State along with their Head Quarters and their Jurisdiction.



Home University

District under the Jurisdiction of



Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Marathwada University

Aurangabad, Beed, Jalna,



Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University,


Hingoli, Latur, Nanded,Parbhani


Mumbai University

Mumbai City,Mumbai Suburban, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Palghar

Sindhudurg ,Thane


SNDT Women'sUniversity

Entire Maharashtra


Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar

Techolonogical University,Lonere

Entire Maharashtra including Konkan


Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University




Savitribai Phule Pune


Ahmednagar, Nashik, Pune


Shivaji University

Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara


Punyashlok Ahilyabai Holkar

Solapur University



Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University

Akola, Amravati,Buldana, Washim,Yavatmal


Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj

Nagpur University

Bhandara, Gondia,

Nagpur, Wardha


Gondwana University

Chandrapur, Ghadchiroli

Allocation of seats within Sanctioned Intake for First Year of Government and Government Aided Institution, University Departments, and University Managed Institutions-

Sr. No

Type of Institution

CAP Seats

Maharashtra State Candidates

All India


Institution Level Seats

Minorit y



Government / Government Aided Institutions, University Departments and SNDT University Excluding Minority


Autonomous - 100% (State Level)

Non- Autonomous & University Departments- 70 % for HU,  30  %  for OHU










Institute of Chemical

Technology Mumbai

70% (State Level)





Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological

University Lonere

85% (State Level)

15% for Candidates from Districts of Konkan Region$








Government/ Government Aided Minority Colleges

Autonomous- 50% (State Level) Non Autonomous – 35% for HU and 15% for








These seats are available for Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates only.

*HU- Home University and OHU – Other than Home University

# Two seats per branch for Baba Harnam Singh of Langar Sahib Gurudwara Trust in SGGS Institution of Engineering and Technology, Nanded , Five seats for Seth Walchand Hirachand Memorial Trust & Two seats for D.D. Daruwala Memorial in Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli. These seats shall be within the sanctioned intake capacity and shall be filled at the respective Institution level.

The Candidates should apply to the Director of the SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology Nanded and WCE, Sangli respectively.

$ Districts of Konkan Region viz. Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Palghar.

** For the institutes affiliated with Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological

University Lonere , seat allotment will be notified.

Allocation of seats within Sanctioned Intake for First Year of Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions




Sr. No



Type                  of


No. of Seats- as % of Sanctioned Intake

CAP Seats

Institution al       Quota (including 5%     Quota for   NRI, if


Maharashtra State(M.S.) Candidates


All India Seats


Minority Quota





Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (excluding minority



Autonomous - 65% (State Level)

Non-      Autonomous-

45.5 % for HU,

19.5 % for OHU


















Unaided Minority Educational Institutions

Autonomous* 100% of M.S. Seats$ (State Level)

Non- Autonomous*- 70 % of M.S.  Seats$ for HU, 30 % of M.S.

Seats$ OHU


15% of Seats under CAP #



Minimu m 51%@




CAP Seats = Sanctioned Intake  – Institutional Quota  # CAP seats excluding Minority Quota

$ M.S. Seats = CAP Seats – (All India Seats + Minority Quota)  %- Percentage

* The seats excluding the Minority Quota and the Institutional Quota shall be filled in the stipulated percentage from the Maharashtra Candidature Candidate and All India Candidature Candidate.

@These are the minimum percentage of seats to be filled in the Minority Institution through CAP, this may be extended up to 100% . However before commencement of the CAP, such Institution shall declare and inform to the Competent Authority, the maximum percentage of minority quota to be filled in their institution. The institutional quota for Architecture and Pharmacy includes 5% quota for NRI and in case the seats remain vacant then they shall be allotted to the candidates with All India Candidature. Note : The Institutions affiliated to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University

Lonere will have 100%  State Level Quota with subject to approval of State Government.

B. Allocation of Supernumerary Seats

  1. Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh Migrant Candidates seats to be filled by the Competent Authority- The number of seats for this quota shall be as per the policy of the Government.
  2. OCI/PIO, Foreign Students and the Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries candidates to be filled by Institution - 15% of the Sanctioned Intake seats or as prescribed by the appropriate authority, from time to time (if applicable).

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