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Non-Creamy Layer Certificate Manipur


Non-Creamy Layer Certificate Manipur

Non-Creamy Layer Certificate was introduced by the V.P. Singh Government of 1993 for the benefit of the financially backward citizens of this country. The Tahsildar of the concerned State Government issues the certificate. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Non-Creamy Layer certificate in Manipur.

Benefits of the Certificate

Job preferences in the Governmental and Public Sector are given to the persons holding a Non-creamy layer certificate. Students in possession of the certificate would be accorded with preferred allocation in the Nation’s top-tier educational institutes, and would also qualify for scholarships and other applicable schemes

The Distinction

The concept of creamy layer is to provide a distinction between the financially empowered backward sections of the society and the weaker section of the same class so as to accord reservation benefits to the latter.

The criteria of people specified below provides a clear distinction between the non-creamy layer and the general category.


Residents of the following kind entitle to apply for a non-creamy layer certificate:

  • OBC (Other Backward Classes) residents, whose family income (other than agricultural) fall below the 8 lakh mark.
  • Both or either of the parents of the candidate does not employ under Group C or Group D of the Central Government or in specific sectors of the Manipur State Government.
  • The husband, whose wife employing under Central Government or specific sectors of the Manipur State Government.

To derive a better picture, let us understand who are not eligible for the provision:

  • Residents not associating with the OBC tag.
  • Candidates, whose parents employing under Group A services such as IPS, IAS, and IFS.
  • Candidates, whose parents employing under Group B and C of the Central Government or working in specific sectors of the Manipur State Government.
  • Candidates, whose family income is below the sum of Rs. 8 lakhs.

Application Procedure

The applicant may apply for the document through the procedures specified herewith:

Step 1:- Custody of application

To start with, the applicant requires to download the application form from the official portal of the Manipur Government. The applicant can obtain the form by visiting the respective Deputy Commissioner or the Office of SDO/Circle Officer.

Step 2:- Specification of Details

The applicant must fill the necessary details in the form. Affix the photograph of the applicant.

Step 3:- Submission of Form

The process is concluded once the application form, along with the documents, is submitted to the respective authority. The applicant would be provided with an acknowledgement slip, which is handy for tracking the application.

Note: – Upon rejection of application for any reasons, regarding the same, the applicant will receive an acknowledgement within 15 days of the receipt of the application in writing.

Required Documents

The applicant must furnish the following documents with the application form:

  • Proof of identity.
  • Proof of address.
  • Proof of the relationship between the applicant and his/her parents, guardian or spouse.
  • Proof of unemployment status of the parents (if unemployed).
  • Proof of receipt of an income of the parents employed in the organized private sector or PSU’s.
  • Proof of receipt of income received by an employed or self-employed parent in the unorganized private sector.
  • Proof substantiating a parent has held a constitutional post (if demanded so).
  • Proof of citizenship.
  • Passport size photographs of the applicant (2).