(1) The Unaided Private Professional Educational Institution shall admit Candidates through the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) as referred. The stages of CAP shall be as stated below:
(a) Display or Publishing of Information Brochure by the Competent Authority;
(b) Filling Online Application Form by Candidate for participation in the Centralized Admission Process.
(c) Confirmation of Online Application Form and Document Verification at Facilitation Centre by the Candidate in person;
(d) Display or Publishing of Provisional merit lists, Submission of grievances, if any, and Display or Publishing of Final Merit Lists.
(e) Display of available Category wise Seats (Seat Matrix) for CAP Rounds I, II and III;
(f) Filling up and Confirmation of Online Option Form having preferences of Courses and Institutions before CAP Round I. Candidates may fill in choices of Institutes and Courses in decreasing order of their preference as specified by Competent Authority. The option form once confirmed shall be considered for allotment in CAP Round I, II and III;
(g) Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP Round I, II and III indicating allotted institute and Course.
(h) Reporting and accepting the offered seat will be as per the allotment of the CAP Round I, II and III, by the Candidate at Reporting Centre.
(2) During the CAP, before accepting the allotted seat a Candidate can opt to ‘Freeze’, ‘Slide’ or ‘Float’ the choice of academic program for subsequent round(s), if any, of seat allocation, as provided bellow:
(a) Freeze: Candidates accept the offered seat and they do not want to participate in any further rounds of seat allocation. Such Candidates will not be considered in subsequent rounds of admission;
(b) Slide: Candidates accept the offered seat and indicate that, if admission to the academic program of higher preference is offered within the same Institution, they will accept it. Such Candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission;
(c) Float: Candidates accept the offered seat and indicate that, if admission to an academic program of higher preference in any Institution is offered, they will accept it. Else, they will continue with the currently accepted academic program. Such Candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission;
(d) For Candidates who choose the Float or Slide option, and secures a seat of his choice of higher preference, then it would automatically result in the forfeiture of the seat accepted by the Candidate in the earlier round;
e) Sliding and Floating options will not be available to a Candidate who is offered admission to his first choice.
(3) Conduct of CAP Round-IV
(a) The seats available for this round shall be published on the website. The Candidates are allowed to fill in or edit the already filled online option form. The seats to be allotted during the course of this round shall be subject to following conditions.
(i) Before start of this round, the Candidates can change their option from Sliding or Floating to Freezing or vice-versa;
(ii) Candidates who have not been allotted any seat in any of the previous rounds or those who have taken and cancelled their admission in the earlier
rounds or rejected seat and those who have Freeze the admission in earlier rounds but are desirous of Floating and Sliding in this final round are eligible to participate in this round.
(iii) Candidates who have opted for Floating and Sliding and also applying for this round shall fill in the allotted institution in their choice list. Once the upward allotment is made the earlier allotment automatically stands cancelled.
(iv) Sliding and Floating options are not available for the seats allotted in this round.
(b) Reporting and accepting the offered seat will be as per the allotment by the Candidate at Reporting Centre.
(4) Reporting and confirmation of admission.—After final CAP Round, the Candidate shall report to the institution finally allotted to him and confirm his admission in institution.