Caste certificate form PDF

Caste certificate form pdf download: Caste certificate is mainly used to certify the particular caste of the citizens or it is used to prove the caste, religion of the citizen.  

In India caste system it is the world  oldest form of surviving social stratifications and the Hindu is divided into four main categories: Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and the Shudras. Brahman is placed at the top of the category and shudras is placed at the last, so to uplift the weaker section of the society the amendment and reservations came for the poor section of society. 

Caste certificate form pdf download

It is issued to reserved categories such as Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe or Other Backward Classes, caste certificate is one of the inevitable documents to prove their caste. 

Caste means to divide the society on the basis of various parameters like socio economic, religious, occupation, status and other. Caste system in India is enforced from the ancient time where society is divided into four main categories: Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and the Shudras.

Caste certificate is an important document for each and every citizen other than general category, for general category caste certificate is not very useful, it is generally used by SC, ST and OBC to avail various benefits provided by the state or central government. 

Caste certificate form pdf details

Certificate Name caste certificate application form download
Format PDF
Size mb
Page 01
Language English and Hindi

Contents of jati praman patra form pdf

  • Name of the Applicant
  • Father’s Name 
  • Name of Mother
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Address of the Candidate 
  • Purpose of obtaining Certificate
  • Self-Declaration
  • Place/ Date
  • Signature of Beneficiary 

Document required for caste certificate form

Proof of Relationship

  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter ID Card
  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • Ration Card
  • PAN Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Any Government ID containing names of both the beneficiary and certificate holder as family member

Passport size photo
Residence proof
Self Declaration

Advantage of jati praman patra 

There are numerous benefit of caste certificate form and some of them are mentioned below:

  • It is needed to obtain quotas and reservations in India.
  • It is required to get scholarships and other educational benefits like reservation in seats, reservation in competitive examinations or government jobs.
  • For getting benefits of government subsidies and schemes provided by the government.
  • It is important to get upper age relaxation for government jobs.

Eligibility criteria for caste certificate

The eligibility criteria for obtaining caste certificate can vary state to state, here we provide you the some of the basic eligibility criteria needed to applying for caste certificate:

  • A citizen should belong to a particular state for which he/she is applying.

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