Caste Certificate: Benefits, Eligibility, Required Documents, And How To Apply

Caste Certificate 2022: A caste certificate is a legal document that acts as proof of a person belonging to a particular caste. Especially people belonging to the backward classes should possess a caste certificate to avail of various privileges provided by the Government.

In this article, we share information on how to apply Caste Certificate, what required documents are, and where to apply. If you are going to apply caste Certificate then read this artical thoroughly.


Caste Certificate Overview:

Artical TypeSarkari yojana
Certificate NameCaste Certificate
PurposeTo authenticate the  individual belongs to a particular caste
Issuing AuthorityState or District Administration
Benefits of Caste CertificateReservation in Government Jobs, Admission Seats and other things
Applicable inAll Government Jobs and school/college admission
Eligibility for Caste CertificateApplicant’s parent should has caste certificate. 
How to ApplyOn State Portal

 Caste Certificate Benefits:

A caste certificate plays a vital role in availing quotas set by certain educational institutions and Government entities. Students require a caste certificate for admission to school/college or avail of scholarships offered by the Government.

A caste certificate is obligatory for job seekers who apply for Government jobs as appointments under reserved quotas in employment. Further, the disbursement of government subsidies for special reservations requires a caste certificate.


Eligibility Criteria To Apply Caste Certificate:

  • Applicant should be citizen of India.
  • Applicant’s parent should has caste certificate. 

Required Documents:

  • Application form
  • Residence proof
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of ration card
  • Copy of income certificate
  • Copy of voter ID card or electoral roll
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Photograph
  • Other relevant documentary evidence
  •  Evidence in support of caste certificate
  •  Affidavit Caste Certificate (Form-2) and (Form-3)
  •  Copy of revenue records or village panchayat record
  • Affidavit Caste Certificate for ST Caste (Form-A-1)
  •  Primary School Leaving Certificate of the applicant or his father
  •  Validity Certificate if any of father or relative which a scrutiny committee issues
  •  Extract of primary school admission register of the applicant, his father or grandfather
  • Documentary evidence regarding the caste and ordinary place of residence before the date of notification of the caste

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 Caste Certificate Online Application Procedure:

  • First, log in to the Official Website of your state Administration Portal.
  • After login, search the Caste Certificate option and click it.
  • After clicking on that option, a Caste Certificate will get appeared in front of you. 
  • Fill out all Important information in a form that includes names, father name, mother name, Birth Date, Address, Email Id, Mobile Number, and CAN Number.
  • After successfully completing the form, now you have to upload all the required documents as we mentioned above or as asked on the website.
  • After this, now you click on the given submit button, and your form gets submitted.

So, In this way, everyone can register and apply for the Caste Certificate Online.

Caste Certificate Application Offline Method:

If you want to apply Offline, then follow the below-given steps. 

  • First, log in to the Official Website of your state Administration Portal.
  • Download the Caste Certificate Application Form.
  • Fill out all Important information in the Form.
  • After completing this Form, visit the nearest Tehsildar office.
  • Submit your filled application form there with the required documents.
  • They will verify it, and after the verification process has been done, they will give you a Caste Certificate.
  • There is a given time limit in every state that denotes how many days you will receive your certificate.

If you want to check your application status, you can check it online.


State Wise Caste Certificate Application Form 2022 Link:

StateCaste Application Form Link
Andhra Pradeshmeeseva app
AssamAssam state portal.
Arunachal PradeshArunachal eServices portal
Chandigarhe-district porta
BiharRTPS portal
Delhie-District portal 
Chattisgarhe-district portal 
GujaratDigital Gujarat portal.
GoaGoa Online portal.
Himachal PradeshHimachal Online Seva
Haryanae-Disha portal
Jammu & KashmirJammu & Kashmir State e-Services
JharkhandJharkhand e-District 
Kerala Akshaya portal
KarnatakaNadakacheri
Madhya PradeshMP e-District portal.
MaharashtraAaple Sarkar portal 
Manipure-District portal 
Meghalayae-District portal 
Nagalande-District portal
Mizorame-District portal
PunjabState portal of Punjab
Odishae-District portal
Sikkime-Services
Rajasthane-Mitra portal 
Tripurae-District portal
TelanganaMeeSeva portal
Uttar Pradeshe-Saathi web portal
Tamil NaduTamil Nadu e-Sevai
West BengalWest Bengal e-District
Uttarkhand e-District portal

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