Guidelines for issuance of SC/ST/OBC certificates. Application Form for SC/ST/OBC certificate. View Status Online from: http://castcertificatewb.gov.in/
Filling up of the field “Aadhar Number” in the online Registration form is being made “optional”. Please note that, Aadhar No. will be needed for these students at the time of enrolment for H.S Examination 2024.
Download: Form of Application for SC/ST/OBC Certificate (English) Download: Form of Application for SC/ST/OBC Certificate (Bengali)
While applying for caste certificates some candidates are taking unfair means by suppression/ misrepresentation of facts or by altering name/ surname to their advantage.
There is no Act regulating identification of persons belonging to Other Backward Classes. Guidelines for issuance of Other Backward Classes Certificates were issued earlier.
Caste Identification Certificate issued to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe person is popularly called as Caste Certificate. A format of Caste Certificate is appended to these guidelines.
OBC certificate holder is required to apply for the amended certificate in plain paper along with original OBC certificate and attested documentary proof in support of non-creamy layer status.
SC/ST certificate holder may obtain online duplicate SC/ST certificate in the event of loss or damage of the original Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe certificate from authority.
BCWD will accept self-attested documents in all cases except for proving the permanent residential status of applicants seeking SC/ST/OBC certificates where photocopies are to be attested by Group A/B officers.
A Member/Pradhan of a Gram Panchayat, Member/Sabhapati of Panchayat Samity, Member of Zilla Parishad, Commissioner of Municipality, Councillor/Chairman/Mayor of Municipal Corporation, Member of State Legislature, Member of Parliament, and any Group ‘A’ Officer of State Government.
The procedure of issuing Caste Certificates to the adopted sons and daughters of different persons belonging to SC/ST category can be applied mutatis mutandis in case of granting of OBC Certificates.
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