Membership and Election Model Definition
1. What are the criteria for becoming a Member of NSUI?
(i) The aspiring Student must be less than 27 year old
(ii) The student must be studying for years Course or more than One years course, after passing the 10th/12th Examination ,(Diploma/Degree courses) as a
regular student of a College /Institute/University recognised by the State/ Central Government.
(iii) The student, who is studying in the “Study Centre” etc. of College/Institute/ University,
2. What is the Membership Fee Structure?
NSUI Membership fee depends on the channel you use to submit your application
a. A Membership fee of Rs.100/- is charged for an Active member who apply via Physical form.
b. A Membership fee of Rs.50/- is charged for an Active member who applies through online channels (Website or NSUI Mobile App).
3. What documents are required to be submitted along with the membership Form?
(i) Photo copy of photo Identity Card, showing issued by the College/Institute/University for current Academic year.
(ii) In case copy of document, as mentioned at (i) above, has not been issued by the College/Institute/University, in that case, alternative documents -
Copy of Fee Receipt of current Academic Year the copy of Government approved Photo Identity Card such as- Passport/ SSLC/
Secondary/ Higher Secondary Certificate issued by the Concered Board and Contain the Photo of the candidate/ Driving Licence/ Electoral Photo Identity
Card/ PAN Car/Aadhar Card (Aadhar Card Ack. Slip acceptable).
4. What criteria a candidate must required to fulfill to contest the elections?
(i) Member must have resigned from all other posts of the party before filling the nomination for any election.
(ii) Member can contest y from the place (District) where he/she is studying (College /Institute/ University falling within the concerned
District) and not from his/her place (District) of permanent residence.
(iii) Any member who has been charged with an offence punishable with an imprisonment of 5 years or more will not be eligible to contest elections
irrespective of whether he/she has been convicted or if the Court has taken cognizance of the case and a charge- sheet has been filed in the case.
(iv) Besides, those Members who have been convicted for any offence /offences as detailed in Section 8 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 will
not be eligible to contest election. If any candidate feels that the case is politically motivated, he/she may appeal to FAME, whose decision will be
5. For what are Elections being held?
6. Organizational Positions and Reservations:
|Unit||Positions||Contestants|| Voters |
|District Committee|| Member Committee
||Active member of College / Institute / University||Active member of College / Institute / University|
|State Committee|| 21- Members Committee :
||Active member of College / Institute / University||Active member of College / Institute / University|
7. Tenure of Committees:
The tenure of all elected committees shall be two years or till conducting of next organizational elections, whichever is Earlier
8. What is the election System?
The election system is a system’. The list of Contesting Candidates is pasted on the wall of the polling booth/venue.
A voter can write the name of only one candidate as per post nomination on the ballot paper. The position in the Committee for each post is determined with
reference to votes obtained by each candidate which have been enumerated as follows:-
(A) Structure of District Committee:
|1||President||Open||Candidate who has obtained the number of votes.|
|2||Vice President||Open||Candidate who has obtained the position with reference to votes.|
|3||Vice President||Open||Candidate who has obtained the Tposition with reference to votes.|
|4||Vice President||SC/ST||Candidate belonging to SC/ST Category, who has obtained highest number of votes that he/she has already got the position in the “ Open” category.|
|5||Vice President||Girl||Girl who has obtained highest number of votes she has t already got the position in the “ Open” category.|
|6||General Secretary||Open||Candidate who has obtained the number of votes.|
|7||General Secretary||Open||Candidate who has obtained the position with reference to votes.|
|8||General Secretary||Open||Candidate who has obtained the position with reference to votes.|
|General Secretary||SC/ST||Candidate belonging to SC/ST Category, who has obtained highest number of votes that he/she has already got the position in the “ Open” Category.|
|10||General Secretary||Girl||Girl who has obtained highest number of votes she has t already got the position in the “ Open” category.|
|11||Secretary||Open||Candidate who has obtained the number of votes.|
|12||Secretary||Open||Candidate who has obtained the position with reference to votes.|
|13||Secretary||Open||Candidate who has obtained the position with reference to votes.|
|14||Secretary||SC/ST||Candidate belonging to SC/ST Category, who has obtained highest number of votes that he/she has already got the position in the “ Open” Category.|
|15||Secretary||Girl||Girl who has obtained highest number of votes she has t already got the position in the “ Open” category.|
(B ) Structure of State Committee
( C) Structure
of National Delegates
|1||Open||Candidate who has obtained the number of votes.|
|2||Open||Candidate who has obtained the position with reference to votes.|
• “Open” means a candidate belonging to ANY Category.
• Candidate must provide documentary proof (Caste Certificate etc.) to qualify for reserved post meant for SC/CT communities.
10. What is the minimum number votes, a candidate needs to get to win a post?
|Name of Committee||Minimum votes required to be obtained for being elected|
|District Committee||5 Votes for President and 2 Votes for others.|
|State Committee / National Delegate||5 Votes.|
For District & State Committee, if nobody gets minimum 5 votes, the post of President shall remain vacant and the candidate with the highest number of
votes will elected as vice- president as per criteria enumerated above.
- In case of tie, winner will be declare through toss .
11. What is the Minimum Polling Percentage (%) required for an Election to be treated as Valid?
|Name||Minimum % of Votes required to be polled for Election to be treated as Valid|
|District Committee||20 % of voters in the electoral roll|
|State Committee/ National Delegates||20 % of voters in the electoral roll|
12. What are the Nomination Fee structures?
|Name of Committee||Fee ( in Rs.)||Concession in Fee SC/ST, Girl and BPL members ( in Rs.)|
|District General Secretary||1500||750|
|State General Secretary||2500||1250|
13. Documents required for claiming Fee Concessions:
|SC/ST||Photo copy of SC/ST Certificate (duly certified)|
|BPL Member||Photo copy of BPL Card (duly certified)|
14. The post, which has filled by an election process,
shall be remain vacant and the same shall not be filled subsequently through nomination process.
15. The elections for the District Committees, State Committee and National Delegates will be held simultaneously
16. Canvassing and Campaigning:
In general, all contesting candidates must follow the Model Code of Conduct and polling venue rules published by the Election Commission of India. The
Candidates shall also need to follow the below Code of Conduct for campaigning:-
(i) All the hoardings shall be in the prescribed format (which can be obtained from the PRO) and shall not be more than 3’X 3’ in size. The hoardings shall be
displayed only at the authorised places and not in public/private properties/place, which can cause defacement of public/private property. No other format
for hoarding shall be allowed. Printing of Handbills is allowed . No photos of any leader(s) can be used in handbills or in any other publicity material.
(ii) The printing material should not state anywhere that the candidate is aligned to any Senior Leader or no Senior Leader should seek or try to represent
(iii) The candidates should not appeal for votes based on community, caste or religious sentiments. The candidates should not write/speak negatively,
incriminating or provocatively about any other candidate(s)/person(s)
17. Foundation for Advanced Management of Elections (FAME) has been entrusted to look into the grievances and disputes of the members/ candidates and settle
all such election related complaints promptly after proper verification as they deem fit .FAME reserves the right to take action including disqualification
from election process against any candidate who violates any of the rules stated above and not stated above, in case candidate or his supporters act in any
manner, which violates the basic principle of providing a free and fair chance to every one to participate in the election process. The decision taken by
FAME will be final and the candidate / Members will have no right to raise the issue before any other forum so that the elections can be completed without
any disruption/ delay.
18. Polling Day:
(i) Candidates should instruct their supporters and voters to bring Government issued photo Identity Card, in Original for voting along
with college photo ID card or Fee Receipt of current Academic year in case college photo ID card has not been issued by College/institute/university . No
one will be allowed to Polling Booth to cast the vote without the production of authenticated Original documents to the satisfaction of Polling Officer.
(ii) No posters/handbills/banners will be allowed within 200 meters of the polling venue ( Premises).
(iii) The candidate shall be allowed for casting his/her vote only.
(iv) Use of Mobile Phone in the polling venue(Premises ) is strictly prohibited and if any person found to be using mobile phone in the venue( Premises)
would be evicted from the venue.
19. Membership Forms/Nomination Forms:
The students can download the Membership Forms / Nomination Forms from NSUI website: www.nsui.in.
Photocopy of the Forms will be accepted.
20. Election related Complaints:
The complaints can be raised /filed only by NSUI members before District Returning Officer/ Pradesh Returning Officer for redressing of their grievances. The complaints must of accompanied with fee of Rs
500/- for district level and Rs 1000/- for state level elections ) ( In case of Draft in whose favour it is to be drawn is to be decided ) a receipt of
which should be obtained by the complainant from the authorised person in token of receipt of the same.
The complaint shall be placed before the FAME for decision, if the NSUI election authorities is not able to dispose of the complaint. The decision of FAME
shall l be final and shall be binding to the all the concerned parties.
If any complaint is found to be false or fake, Strict action will be taken against the complainant by the organisation
If NSUI members/ contesting candidates have any complaints about the fairness of election process, they can also contact Shri. K. J. Rao, General
Secretary, Foundation for Advance Management for Election (FAME) at : firstname.lastname@example.org