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Government Of Assam South Salmara-Mankachar District

Apply for Caste Certificate (SC)

Caste Certificate :


Special provisions are available in India to certain classes of people who are not adequately represented in the country such as Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe, and Other Backward Class. Caste certificate is a legal document that acts as an evidence of a person belonging to a particular caste. Especially people belonging to the backward classes should possess a caste certificate to avail various privileges provided by the Government. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Assam caste certificate. Purpose of Caste Certificate: Caste certificate plays an important role in availing quotas set certain educational institutions and Government entities. Students require a caste certificate for admission in school / college or to avail scholarships offered by the Government. In terms of employment, caste certificate is obligatory for job seekers, who apply for Government jobs as appointments under reserved quotas. Further, disbursement of Government certain subsidies for special reservations requires a caste certificate.  

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant should be citizen of India.
  • Applicant's parent should have caste certificate. 

Documents Required

  1. Two copies of passport size photograph of the applicant,
  2. Permanent resident certificate or any other proof of residency Caste certificate of parents or any supporting proof of caste status
  3. Affidavit by the applicant or parents in lieu of the certificate.
  4. Report of Gaonburah in case of rural areas/ Ward Commissioner in case of urban areas. (Recommendation of the Gaonburah / Ward Commissioner may be skipped if the parents of the applicant has already been issued SC Caste certificate).
  5. Recommendation of President/Secretary of District President of AnuhushitJatiParishad /   Chairman of Scheduled Caste Development Board / President / Secretary of the Apex body of   caste organizations authorized by Govt. as the case may be
  6. Upto date land revenue paid receipt for 3(three) years. 


  1. Service Charge :Rs.30/-
  2. Printing Charge : Rs 10/- 
  3. Scanning Charge : Rs 5/ per page 

How to apply

The applicant has to come to respective DC Office/ Circle Office & CSC to apply for the Caste Certificate by submitting the required documents and fee.

Type of Service

Online: Yes  

Whom to Contact

Respective DC/SDO(C)/Circle Office