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Get SC / ST / OBC Caste Certificate Online


A Caste Certificate ensures protective discrimination to a certain category of citizens with special privileges such as reservation of seats in the Legislatures and in the Government Service.

Why Is A Caste Certificate Required?

As part of the Indian system of Protective Discrimination, there exists certain special privileges
granted to this category of citizens, such as reservation of seats in the Legislatures and
in the Government Service which can be obtained by showcasing Caste Certificate.

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What is SC / ST / OBC Caste Certificate?

A Caste Certificate is proof of one's belonging to a particular caste as specified in the Indian Constitution. The Government felt that the Scheduled Castes and Tribes need special encouragement and opportunities to progress at the same pace as the rest of the people in the country. As a part of the Protective Discrimination system in India, certain special privileges have been granted to this group of citizens. Such privileges include reservation of posts in Government service and seats in Legislatures, waiving of admission fees (in whole or part) in colleges and schools, quotas in jobs, relaxations in upper age limits while applying for certain jobs and so on. To be eligible for these privileges, a citizen must belong to Schedule Castes, Schedule Tribes and Other Backward Classes. He must also possess a valid Caste Certificate , as a proof.

Benefits Of A Caste Certificate

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Checklist Required To Apply for A Caste Certificate Online

  • Personal details
  • Address details
  • Contact details
  • Parents details
  • Blood relative’s and their caste certificate details,
  • Details of local references, etc.

How Vakilsearch Helps In Procuring A Caste Certificate

Experienced Lawyers

We will connect you with experienced lawyers, who will generate all the required reports from the sub-registrar office.

Submission of Application

Once the documents are received, the lawyers will file the application for the caste certificate and complete the process on your behalf.

Documents Required for a Caste Certificate
Documents Required for a Caste Certificate

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Recent Updates

Giridih Mayor Terminated Over Invalid Caste Certificate

5 November 2020

The mayor of the Giridih Municipal Corporation in the Jharkhand district, Sunil Kumar Paswan of Sirsia, has been terminated for providing an invalid caste certificate. The post is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates, but it has been reported that the caste certificate provided by Sunil Kumar Paswan as proof was not approved by the caste-screening committee.

Gujarat Government Extends the Validity of Caste Certificates till March 2021

7 June 2020: In a decision that will benefit 17 lakh students from Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) in Gujarat, the State Government has decided to extend the validity of caste certificates for students till March 31, 2021. This will help students from not having to visit any government office for validation of the caste certificate, at the beginning of the academic year.