Category 11: NRI (Non-Residential Indian)

Category 11: NRI (Non-Residential Indian)

Seats Allocated: 1

Non-resident Indian applicants holding Indian passport shall be eligible for consideration under this category, provided he/she has studied and passed qualifying examination from school/colleges located outside India, in the country of his/her residence. NRI candidate must produce a certificate issued by Indian Diplomatic Mission or Chancellery or Commission abroad under their seal stating that the father/parent of the applicant is an Indian resident in that country. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)/Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are considered eligible for admission to seats under NRI category. One seat in each branch of study in Government colleges and upto 5% of self-financed seats in the un-aided colleges are reserved for the candidates under this category. Any seat remaining vacant under this category shall be reverted to the General Category. There is no provision for “NRI sponsored” seats or by payment of “equivalent amount” against “vacant NRI seats”.(AICTE circular No. F. 38-7/Legal/2001 dt. 03-10-2001).Seats under this category shall first be offered   to NRI/OCI  applicants of Goan origin (i.e. whose either parent/grandparent is born in Goa) and thereafter, to other eligible NRI applicants.

Specific Documents Required:

An applicant claiming a seat under N.R.I./OCI category must furnish the following documents:

a) A certificate from Indian Diplomatic Mission, Chancellery, or Commission abroad under their seal that either of the parents of the applicant is an Indian Resident in that country.

b) OCI/PIO Card/document issued by the Competent Authority.

c) A certified copy of the passport as proof of being an Indian Citizen or in its absence a certificate to this effect from Department of Home, Secretariat, Goa.

d) Provisional Eligibility Certificate from Goa University.