Section 4 in The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006

Title: Act not to apply in certain cases.

Description: The provisions of section 3 of this Act shall not apply to— 1* * * * * (b) the institutions of excellence, research institutions, institutions of national and strategic importance specified in the Schedule to this Act: Provided that the Central Government may, as and when considered necessary, by notification in the Official Gazette, amend the Schedule; (c) a Minority Educational Institution as defined in this Act; (d) a course or programme at high levels of specialisation, including at the post-doctoral level, within any branch of study or faculty, which the Central Government may, in consultation with the appropriate authority, specify. 1. Cl. (a) omitted by s. 4, ibid. (w.e.f. 19-6-2012).

Title: Mandatory increase of seats.

Description: (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in clause (iii) of section 3 and in any other law for the time being in force, every Central Educational Institution shall, with the prior approval of the appropriate authority, increase the number of seats in a branch of study or faculty over and above its annual permitted strength so that the number of seats, excluding those reserved for the persons belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes, is not less than the 1[number of such seats available or actually filled, whichever be less,] for the academic session immediately preceding the date of the coming into force of this Act. (2) Where, on a representation by any Central Educational Institution, the Central Government, in consultation with the appropriate authority, is satisfied that for reasons of financial, physical or academic limitations or in order to maintain the standards of education, the annual permitted strength in any branch of study or faculty of such institution cannot be increased for the academic session following the commencement of this Act, it may permit by notification in the Official Gazette, such institution to increase the annual permitted strength over a maximum period of 2[six years] beginning with the academic session following the commencement of this Act; and then, the extent of reservation for the Other Backward Classes as provided in clause (iii) of section 3 shall be limited for that academic session in such manner that the number of seats available to the Other Backward Classes for each academic session are commensurate with the increase in the permitted strength for each year. 1. Subs. by Act 31 of 2012, s. 5, for "number of such seats available" (w.e.f. 19-6-2012). 2. Subs. by s. 5, ibid., for "three years" (w.e.f. 19-6-2012).

Title: Reservation of seats in admissions to begin in calendar year, 2008.

Description: 6. Reservation of seats in admissions to begin in calendar year, 1[2008].--The Central Educational Institutions shall take all necessary steps, which are required in giving effect to the provisions of sections 3, 4 and 5 of this Act, for the purposes of reservation of seats in admissions to its academic sessions commencing on and from the calendar year, 1 2008. 1. Subs. by s. 6, ibid., for "2007" (w.e.f. 19-6-2012).

Title: Laying of notifications before Parliament.

Description: Every notification made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the notification or both Houses agree that the notification should not be made, the notification shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that notification.

Title: Short title, extent and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act, 2007. (2) It extends to the whole of India. (3) Save as otherwise provided, it shall be deemed to have come into force on the 11th day of November, 2005.