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List of Other Backward Classes in West Bengal

Government has decided to categorise the backward classes into two categories depending on their relative backwardness and make separate provisions for reservation in services and posts

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Updated List of Other Backward Classes in West Bengal as per Schedule of West Bengal Backward Classes (Other than Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) (Reservation of Vacancies in Services and Posts) Act, 2012.

More Backward (Category A)Backward (Category B)
Abdal (Muslim)Adaldar (Muslim)
Atta (Muslim)Akunji/Akan/Akhan (Muslim)
Baidya MuslimBag (Muslim)
Basni/ Bosni (Muslim)Bagani (Muslim)
Bayen (Muslim)Baishya Kapali
Beldar MuslimBansi Barman
Bepari /Byapari MuslimBaradi (Muslim)
Bhangi (Muslim)Barujibi, Barui
Bhatia MuslimBetkar (Bentkar)
Bhuiya/Bhunya (Muslim)Bhandari (Muslim)
Borah /Bara /Bora (Muslim)Bhar
Chowduli (Muslim)Bharbhuja
DhanukBhujel
Dhatri/Dai/Dhaity (Muslim)Bungchheng
Dhukre (Muslim)Chaprashi (Muslim)
DhuniaChasatti (Chasa)
Fakir, SainChitrakar
Gayen (Muslim)Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and their progeny
Gharami (Muslim)Churihar
GhorkhanDalai (Muslim)
Ghosi (Muslim)Daptari (Muslim)
Goldar/Golder (Muslim)Devanga
Gorey (Muslim)Dewan
Hajjam (Muslim)Dewan (Muslim)
Halsana (Muslim)Dhabak (Muslim)
Hati (Muslim)Dhali (Muslim)
Hawaikar (Muslim)Dhimal
HawariGangot
Jatuya (Muslim)Gavara
JogiGazi (Muslim), Par (Muslim)
Jolah (Ansari-Momin)Goala, Gope (Pallav Gope, Ballav Gope, Yadav Gope, Gope, Ahir and Yadav)
KalwarGurung
Kan (Muslim)Hele /Halia /Chasi-Kaibartta /Das Kaibartta
KasaiHoseni Goyala (Muslim)
Kayal (Muslim)Kahar
Khajonkriya /Khajankriya (Muslim)Kalal/Iraqi
KhandaitKansari
KhansamaKapali
Khondekar/Khonkar (Muslim)Karani
Khotta MuslimKarmakar
Kosta /KosthaKatha (Muslim)
Lakhera /LaaheraKazi/Kaji/Quazi/Quaji (Muslim)
Mahaldar (Muslim)Keori /Koiri
Mai MuslimKhalashi (Muslim)
Majhi/ Patni MuslimKhan (Muslim)
MallickKhen (Non Bania category)
MiddeKichni (Muslim)
Muchi/ Chamar MuslimKotal (Muslim)
Muslim Barujibi/ BaruiKumbhakar, Kumar
Muslim BhatiyaraKurmi
Muslim BiswasMajhi
Muslim Chutor MistriMalakar
Muslim DafadarMalita/Malitha/Malitya (Muslim)
Muslim HaidarMangar
Muslim JamadarMistri (Muslim)
Muslim KalanderMoira (Halwai), Modak (Halwai)
Muslim LaskarMouli (Muslim)
Muslim Mali, Faraji (Muslim)Mudi/ Mehedi (Muslim)
Muslim MandalMukti/ Mufti (Muslim)
Muslim MollaMuslim Darji /Ostagar /Idrishi
Muslim NehariyaNagar
Muslim PenchiNapit
Muslim PiyadaNembang
Muslim RajmistriNewar
Muslim Sanpui/SapuiPahadia Muslim
Muslim SardarPaik (Muslim)
Naiya (Muslim)Pailan (Muslim)
Nashya-SekhPurkait (Muslim)
Nikari (Muslim)Rai (including Chamling)
Pahar (Muslim)Raju
PatidarSadhukhan (Muslim)
Raptan (Muslim)Sahana (Muslim)
Rayeen (Kunjra)Sampang
RoniwarSana (Muslim)
Sekh/SeikhSarak
ShershabadiaSarala/Sarwala (Muslim)
Shikari/ Sikari (Muslim)Sareng (Muslim)
Siuli (Muslim)Sarkar (Muslim)
SukliSatchasi
Tutia (Muslim)Sepai (Muslim)
 Hazari (Muslim)Shah (Shah/ Sahaji)
 Shankakar
 Sunuwar
 Sutradhar
 Swarnakar
 Tal-Pakha Benia
 Tamboli/ Tamali
 Tanti, Tantubaya
 Tarafdar (Muslim)
 Teli, Kolu
 Thami
 Turha
 Yogi, Nath
 Gurung
 Layek (Muslim)
 Khas
 Shikder/Shikdar/Sikder/Sikdar (Muslim)

References:

No. 3182-BCW dated 12.09.2013
No. 2770-BCW dated 29.08.2014
No. 183-BCW dated 16.01.2015
No. 2102-BCW dated 01.06.2015
No. 468-BCW dated 04.02.2016
No. 773-BCW dated 26.02.2016
No. 4282-BCW dated 26.12.2016
No. 4283-BCW dated 26.12.2016
No. 1905-BCW dated 07.06.2017
No. 3230-BCW dated 14.09.2017
No. 3231-BCW dated 14.09.2017
No. 4144-BCW dated 05.12.2017
No. 1132-BCW dated 28.03.2018
No. SBCW-165 dated 27.06.2018