Format for SC/ST Certificate


All SC/ST Candidates are required to submit their Caste Certificate in the prescribed format only.

Sample Form of Caste Certificate to be Produced by the Candidates Belonging To SC/ST Categories

Form of Certificate as prescribed in M.H.A,O.M. NO.42/21/49-N.G.S., dated 28-1-1952 as revised in Dept. of Per.& A.R., Letter No.36012/6/76-Estt.(S.C.T.), dated 29-10-1977, to be produced by a candidate belonging to a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe in support of his claim.


This is to certify that Shri/Shrimathi*/Kumari*_______________________________

Son/daughter* of ________________________________________________________

of village/town* _________________________________________________________

in District/Division*__________________________of the State/Union Territory*__________________ belongs to the____________________ Caste/ Tribe* which is recognized as a Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribe*


The Constitution (Scheduled Castes)Order, 1950.

*The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950.

*The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) (Union Territories) Order, 1951.

*The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) (Union Territories) Order, 1951.

(As amended by the Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes Lists (Modification Order)1956, the Bombay Reorganization Act, 1960, the Punjab Reorganization Act, 1966, the State of Himachal Pradesh Act, 1970, the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganization) Act, 1971 and the Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes Orders(Amendment) Act, 1976.)

*The Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Order, 1956;

*The Constitution(Andaman and Nicobar Islands) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1959, as amended by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders(Amendment)Act, 1976;

*The constitution(Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Castes Order, 1962;

*The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1962;

*The Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Order, 1964;

*The Constitution (Uttar Pradesh, Scheduled Tribes Order, 1967;

*The Constitution (Goa, Daman and Diu) Scheduled Castes Order, 1968;

*The Constitution (Goa, Daman and Diu) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1968;]

*The Constitution (Nagaland) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1970; *The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Castes Order, 1978; *The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1978; *The Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1989. *The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Act, 1990. *The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order Amendment Act, 1991. *The Constitution(Scheduled Tribes) Order Second Amendment Act,1991.

**This certificate is issued on the basis of the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes
Certificate issued to Shri/Shrimathi*____________________________________

father/mother*of Shri/Shrimathi/Kumari*________________________ of village/town*____________________in District/Division*_______________ of the State/Union Territory* ____________________________________ ________

who belong to the Caste/Tribe* which is recognized as a Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe* in the State/Union Territory* ___________________________ issued by the _____________________dated_____________.

Shri/Shrimathi*/Kumari*____________________________________and/or* his/her* family ordinarily reside(s) in village/town*_______________________________of _____________________________District/Division* of the State/Union Territory* of ______________________________________.

Signature____________________                                                                             Designation____________________

(With seal of office)
State/Union Territory

Place:_______________                                                                                             Date:________________

Note: The term “Ordinarily resides” used here will have the same meaning as in Section 20 of the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1950.

Please delete the words which are not applicable.


** Applicable in the case of SCs, STs persons who have migrated from one State/UT (Employment News 9/92).xI