Nadakacheri – Caste Certificate in Karnataka

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Nadakacheri – Caste Certificate in Karnataka

The Atalji Janasnehi Kendra Project that has been launched by the Government of Karnataka. The main objective of the project is to provide various services to the citizens through the Nadakacheri online portal. Nadakacheri portal provides various services to the citizens like caste certificate, income certificate, land documents, agriculture documents and various Social Security Pensions. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining caste certificate through the Nadakacheri portal.

Services of Nadakacheri

The people who reside in the state of Karnataka can avail following civil certificates from Nadakacheri portal.

  • Name correction to ration card
  • Caste certificate
    • OBC certificate
  • Widow / Not remarried certificate
  • Birth/death certificate
  • Residence/Domicile certificate
    • Non-tenancy certificate
  • Agri services certificate
  • Physically challenged certificate
  • Population certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Survivor certificate / No government job certificate
  • Living certificate
  • Unemployment certificate
  • Social security schemes
    • DWP certificate
    • PHP certificate

As per of e-governance program of the Karnataka government, the nadakacheri was launched which helps the community and government in ease of availing the certificates.

Purpose of Caste Certificate

A caste certificate is a proof that an individual is belonging to a particular caste. In Karnataka, a person belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes of citizens can claim for the reservations in jobs at 15% and 3% respectively. In order to support the claim and to avail jobs under various reservations, the applicant must have the caste certificates issued by the component authority.

Eligibility Criteria

Any citizen can apply for the Caste Certificate if he or she falls under the OBC, MBC, SC, ST communities.

Documents Required for Caste Certificate

  • An application Form
  • Copy of Ration Card or Copy of Voter Card or Name in the Voter List (one of them)
  • A report regarding caste Patwari/Sarpanch
  • Income report
  • Residence Proof
  • Caste and religion report

Steps to Apply Online

The user must visit the official website of Nadakacheri using this link to apply for the Caste Certificate online.

Step 1: Click on the Apply Online option in the portal.

Step 1 - nadakacheri
Step 1 – nadakacheri

Step 2: The Log-in page will appear and then enter the registered Mobile number.

Step 3: Click on Proceed button to enter Nadakacheri home page.

Step 2 and 3 - Nadakacheri
Step 2 and 3 – Nadakacheri

Step 4: Select the New Request option in the menu bar and click on the Caste Certificates.

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Step 4 – Nadakacheri

Step 5: Now enter all the required details and the fields in red are mandatory.

Step 6: Select the mode of delivery and then upload all the required documents.

Step 5 - Nadakacheri
Step 5 – Nadakacheri

Step 7: Click on ‘Save’ button, and then an Acknowledgement number is displayed and the same is also sent to the user’s mobile.

Step 8: Click on the OK button.

Step 9: Now click on ‘Online Payment’ option to pay the application fees.

Step 9 - Nadakacheri
Step 9 – Nadakacheri

Step 10: Select the mode of payment and click the make payment option after filling the card details.

Step 11: Now the Caste certificate will be received as per the issuing date from the concerned authority.

Step 11 - Nadakacheri
Step 11 – Nadakacheri

The final certificate will be provided on Nadakacheri after successful payment.


The fees for issuing the Caste Certificate through Nadakacheri is Rs.15 per certificate.


Caste certificates are valid for a lifetime. There is no expiry date.

Process to Download Caste Certificate

You can follow the steps below to download and print the caste certificate:

  • Click on the first option under the important link in the portal.
  • Now enter your Acknowledgement Number.
  • Click on show certificate.
  • Then your certificate will appear on the screen.
  • Click on “Print or Download certificate”.

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