Jati Praman Patra – Rajasthan Caste Certificate
Jati Praman Patra – Rajasthan Caste Certificate
Caste certificate is a legal document that certifies that an individual belongs to a particular caste, community and religion. Citizens of Rajasthan need to obtain caste certificate to avail the various kinds of facilities provided by the Government. Particularly for the people of the reserved category (SC, ST or OBC) to establish their candidature, caste certificate is mandatory. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Rajasthan caste certificate.
Benefits of Caste Certificate
As mentioned above, caste certificates mainly help those who belong to reserved categories such as scheduled castes, tribes or other backward classes in availing the below-mentioned benefits:
- To get reservation of seats in the Legislatures
- To obtain a reservation in Government Service
- Waiving off a part or the whole of the fees for admission to schools and colleges
- To get quotas in educational institutions
- To get upper age relaxation limits for applying to specific jobs
- To apply for scholarships
- For obtaining Government subsidies
- For registering schemes provided by Government
To avail these privileges, a citizen of Rajasthan belonging to an SC or ST or BC must have a valid Rajasthan caste certificate.
Eligibility criteria to obtain Rajasthan caste certificate is listed below:
- The certificate will be issued to a person who is residing in Rajasthan
- If the name of the applicant is in the OBC, SC or ST list issued by the Government of Rajasthan, then he or she can apply for caste certificate
Following documents need to be submitted for obtaining caste certificate in Rajasthan:
- Application Form
- Caste certificate of father
- An affidavit of Rs. 10
- Address Proof – Ration card, voter ID, Kiryanama, telephone bill or electricity can be submitted
- Income certificate
- Report of the concerned Patwari
- Photograph of the applicant
- Two government employees certificates in the application form
There is no charge for applying for caste certificate in the Tehsil office. However, the applicant needs to affix a court fee ticket of Rs.2 with the application form. If the applicant is applying through an e-Mitra local service centre, they have to pay a service charge for certificate processing.
Apply through Tehsil office Offline
The following is the procedure for applying the Rajasthan caste certificate:
Step 1: Fill the application form duly according to the caste category. The separate application form is available for SC or ST and SBC or OBC category.
For SC and ST ApplicantsSC-ST-Caste-Application-Form
For OBC ApplicantsOBC-SBC_Caste_Application_Form_
Step 2: Paste the passport size photograph in the application.
Step 3: Affix court fee ticket of Rs.2 with the application form.
Step 4: According to Government list, verify the information that is furnished with the competent public representatives in the Tehsil office.
Step 5: Apply along with all required documents to Tehsil.
After processing the application form, concerned Tehsil will issue Rajasthan Caste certificate.
Apply through e-Mitra Centre
Procedure to apply for caste certificate through e-Mitra Centre in Rajasthan is explained in detail below:
Step 1: Visit the nearest e-Mitra Centre.
Step 2: The applicant needs to put in the application request for the caste certificate online at the e-Mitra Centre.
Step 3: Submit all required documents (as mentioned above) to the e-Mitra Centre person. The request for caste certificate will be forwarded to the concerned authority.
Note: e-Mitra operator will issue a receipt with applicant number, and also the applicant will get SMS to registered mobile number and mail to the mail-id. Progress of the application will also be updated through SMS.
Step 4: The concerned department will process the caste certificate request, and after successful verification, the authorized Government Officer will issue the caste certificate.
Step 5: Once the applicant’s income certificate is read, an SMS will be sent. Revisit any centre.
Step 6: Provide the application number to e-Mitra service centre person; the applicant can get a printed copy of the Rajasthan certificate. It can be used for all the purposes mentioned above.
Status of Application
Visit the e-Mitra Rajasthan official webpage. Enter the transaction ID, i.e. application id and click on Get result button to know the application status.
Applying Inline on Rajasthan Single Sign-on (SSO)
Procedure to apply for Rajasthan caste certificate through online SSO is:
Step 1: Go to the home page of Rajasthan Single Sign-on (SSO).
Step 2: Enter SSO ID or username and password to login to the portal for applying caste certificate.
Step 3: In the new page select e-Mitra new
Step 4: Clik on राब सेवा अनप्र ु मोग option from the left side
Step 5: From the option, select application for caste certificate – OBS or SBC or SC or ST
Step 6: Enter the following details to process the application form.
- Bam shah ID number
- Aadhaar card number
- E-Mitra register registration number
Step 7: Click on next for providing personal details such as name, date of birth, mobile number, marital status, caste category, and gender.
Step 8: The applicant needs to provide a permanent address with pin code and click on the save button to save all entered details.
Step 9: Upload photograph, father’s caste certificate, address proof and all other documents.
Step 10: Click on continue partial application, it will be forwarded to the concerned regional office.
Get the certificate by clicking on Avail Service option in SSO; the applicant can take a print out of the Rajasthan caste certificate.