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NID-AP to implement quota for the poor from next year


The National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh (NID-AP), will open its doors for students of the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) from the next academic year.

“We will implement 10 % reservations for the EWS students from next year because talent doesn’t necessarily comes from one particular section,” said Sekhar Mukherjee, Director of the institute.

The NID-AP, which started in 2015 from a transit campus on the premises of Acharya Nagarjuna University at Nambur in Guntur district, will shift to its own building under construction at Velagapudi. The institute offers only undergraduate course with an intake of 60 students now.

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