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Q. What is Caste Certificate?
Ans: Caste Certificate is a legal proof of your caste.
Q. Where can I get the Caste Certificate?
The Candidate has to submit an application in Form A to the Tahsildar concerned for issue of caste certificate and the Tahsildar, after verification will issue caste certificate or reject the claim within a period to 2 months from the date of receipt of application
Q. Why Caste Certificate is required?
Government of INDIA have given reservation benefits for castes and sub-castes falling under OBC/SC/ST/NT. List can be found in OBC-> OBC Caste Listing.The caste certificate is required to avail the benefits of reservation.
Q. When do you need Caste Certificate?
The Caste Certificate is one of the required document while taking admissions in School/Colleges/ Scholarships/examinationsAlso useful for Employment having benefits of reservation.
Q. What information provided in the Caste Certificate?
The Caste Certificate provides following informationFull name of the candidate applied for the certificateThe Category, Schedule Caste/Nav Buddha/Vimkuta Jati/Nomadic Tribe/Other Backward CasteCertificate bearing numberDate of issueIssues by whom?he issued placeCandidate’s Caste NameSignature of the respective officers.
Q. Why I have to produce the Caste Certificate?
In order to claim the benefit of reservation in technical and professional courses of study and also for appointment in service or posts under Govt or an establishment in Public Sector
Q. Which papers and documents are require to apply for Caste Certificate?
Following documents are required to apply for Caste Certificate
- Ration Card should contain the name of the candidate
- Birth Ceritifcate
- School Certificate or Bonafide Certificate
- School Certificate of Father/Uncle (Certificate should mention the caste of the person)
- Caste Certificate of Father/Sister/Brother/Uncle/Aunty/Any of the family member's from Tahsildar office.
- Stamp paper of Rs. 20/-
- Xerox all the papers and get the stamp from special executive officer (SEO)/ Corporator of your area.
- You should submit the papers in Tahsildar Office between 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM from Monday to Wednesday
- While filing the certificate, carry all the original documents along with you.
Q. Where can I apply for the certificate? Which institutions issues these certificates?
Tahsildar Office/ Village officer issues the Caste certificate. Apply in the prescribed form Affix a court fee stamp worth Rs. 5/- (SC/ST exempted).
Q. How long it usually takes to get the Caste Certificate from the date of application?
Once the candidate submit all the correct document to the Tahsildar, the Tahsildar, after verification issues the Caste certificate or reject the claim within a period of 2 months from the date of receipt of application.
Q. Can I apply for the Admission without the Caste Certificate if my request of Caste Certificate is in process,?
Yes, the candidate needs to provide the receipt which is provided by the Tahsildar Office while applying for Caste certificate.
Q. How do I know if my caste belongs to OBC?
The CENTRAL LIST OF OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES (Refer OBC -> OBC Caste Listing) contains the castes listing.
Q. My parents have Caste Certificate, is that helpful?
Caste Certificate of parent’s or any of the family members is strong evidence while applying for the Caste Certificate. However, parent’s/ Family Member’s Caste Certificate will not authorize the applicant to a caste certificate.
Q. My parents belong to different castes, do I get the benefit of reservation?
A child usually gets the father’s caste status. If the status of father is falling under OBC, the child will be eligiable for all the benefits of the reservation.
Q. Do I get the benefit of reservation if I belong religion other than Hindu?
Yes, the reservation is not restricted to only one religion
Q. What is Non-Creamy Layer?
The Government of India has evolved the criteria for exclusion of certain socially advanced persons/sections from the benefits of reservation available to OBCs in civil posts and services under the Government of India and this is called the "Creamy Layer criteria".
Rest, falls under Non-Creamy Layers
Q. What is Non-Creamy Layer Certificate?
The non-creamy layer certificate is proof of the candidate's economic status. It states that the candidate does not belong to the creamy layer
Q. Why Non-Creamy Layer Certificate is required?
Candidates applying for OBC should submit a copy of non-creamy layer certificate issued by the competent authority in the Govt. og India format, alongwith their application
Q. What information does a Non-Creamy Layer Certificate provided?
The certificate states the community of the candidate, which is designated as a Backward Class in the State and also certify that the candidate does not belong to the category of 'Creamy Layer'
Q. How Non-Creamy Layer and Caste Certificate are related?
Candidates applying for posts reserved for OBC should attach a copy of caste certificate along with non-creamy layer certificate
Q. Where can I get the Non-Creamy Layer certificate?
Non-Creamy Layer certificate is issued by the Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar
Q. What is the Validity of the Non-Creamy Layer certificate?
The Non-Creamy Layer certificate has to be renewed every year
Q. How the Caste Certificate Looks Like?
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Q. Which papers and documents are require to apply for Non-Creamy Layer certificate?
Select OBCReservation.com->Reservation->How to Get
Q. What is the next step after getting the Certificates?
The Caste Certificates is generally required for getting benefits of various Government Schemes and Reservation in Government Services/Institutes etc. Use the attested xerox copy of the same while submitting the document.