A certificate for eligibility for reservation of jobs for other backward classes (OBC) or SC or ST can be obtained by doing some formalities. A waiting time of approximate one month is suggested. In order to get Caste Certificate, you should not belong to the creamy layer OBC’s for being eligible to be considered for pasts reserved for OBC.

Sample Caste Certificate for SC, ST and OBC in India

To confirm you are eligible for the certificate you can refer to the annexure-2 of the form. From the office of sub divisional Magistrate or your subdivision’s office you can get the form for applying for the same.

A total of 27% reservation will be given to OBC candidates in common depending upon the organization.

Supporting documents required for Cast Certificate along with the application forms.

  • Date of birth : Birth Certificate
  • Residential address: Copy of Ration Card or any other document such as identity card issued by election office passport etc.
  • Occupational Prof: A certificate should be obtained from the Head of office.

If you are:

  • Student : Principal/Head of Office.
  • Service : Your office Head.

Death/Permanent Incapacitation: Death certificate A Medical Certificate issued by the board constituted for the purpose Or Certificate of the department regarding removal from service on account of permanent incapacitation.

  • Land Owner have to produce a certificate from an officer not below the rank of  Tehsildar. Land owner by Mother/father and minor children comes under this.


  • Annual Family income from all sources.
  • If tax payer – copy of last three years return be furnished.
  • It you are covered under wealth tax act please fernish the details.
  • It not a tax payer.

Affidavit to the effect that neither he/she nor his/her parent’s or any other member of his/her family is an income tax payee.

To specify trade/Business/Industry affidavit in case not exceeding the income tax limit and if it is  exceeding the income tax limit, income tax assessment orders for three preceding consecutive years.

While Deciding your caste

You father’s cast certificate may be ascertained from the issuing authority if you have submitted the same of your father.

In any case a local inquiry will be conducted to verify your residence, income, property and cast details given by you.