Non-Creamy Layer Certificate
Non-Creamy Layer Certificate
Non-Creamy Layer Certificate is also known as Other Backward Class Certificate, was introduced by former Prime Minister V.P.Singh in 1993. With the implementation of this certificate, a part of jobs was allocated in Central Government and Public Sectors for persons holding the certificate. Students holding Non-Creamy Layer Certificate also enjoy certain allocation in top educational institutions like IIT and IIM. The Tahsildar of the concerned State Government issues the Non-Creamy Layer Certificate. Hence, the procedure for obtaining the Non-Creamy Layer Certificate differs from State to State.
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In spite of Non-Creamy Layer Certificate being issued by the Tamil Nadu State government, it is mandatory to have OBC certificate to apply for the Central Government jobs. Non-Creamy Layer Certificate is valid only for one year from the date of receiving the certificate.
Considering the parent’s income, it divides into Creamy and Non-Creamy Layer. If the income is above 8 lakh, the person will come under the Creamy Layer. If the income is below 8 lakhs, the person will come under Non-Creamy Layer.
The following are eligibility criteria for obtaining Non-Creamy Layer Certificate.
- Only people belonging to a non-creamy layer can apply for this certificate.
- If both parents or any one of the parent is working under Group C and D of the Central Government and parents working under Group II, III and IV of the Tamil Nadu State Government then he/she is eligible to apply for this certificate.
- If a person is working under Group B of the Central Government or Group I of the Tamil Nadu State Government, then he/she is eligible. i.e. His/her parents do not receive any kind of income, then the person can apply for OBC.
- If the Husband is working under Central Government, his wife is eligible to apply for OBC certificate by providing that the wife’s parents do not receive any kind of income.
The people who are not eligible to apply for this certificate are as follows.
- Certain castes that come under BC and MBC but does include under the Central Government’s OBC category cannot apply for this certificate.
- Parents who employ under Group A services like IPS, IAS, and IFS are not eligible to apply for this certificate.
- If the applicant’s parents are working under Group B and C of the Central Government and parents working under Group 1 of the State Government, then he/she is not eligible to apply for this certificate.
- If the applicant’s parents’ income exceeds 8 lakhs, they are not eligible to apply for this certificate.
- If the applicant’s parents work under private sectors as a business person, lawyer, doctor, engineer and if their income in more than 8 lakh per year, then they are not eligible to apply for this certificate.
- The applicability of the OBC certificate is based on the income of the parents.
- Apart from the annual income, also consider if the parents are receiving any other means of income consolidate the sum of 8 lakh.
- The income received by parents who are working in private sectors will also be considered for consolidating the total amount.
- Income received by doing farming and agriculture will not be taken into account.
The applicant has to buy Rs. 20 Stamp Paper and an affidavit from the Notary Public Advocate and should attach the required documents along with this. The parent or guardian of the applicant should sign all these documents and submit them to the VAO. Then all these documents have to be signed by the VAO, RI and the Tahsildar.
Attach the following documents along with the application form.
- Community certificate.
- School Leaving Certificate.
- Ration Card.
- Income Certificate.
Non-Creamy Layer Certificate Application Form in the State of Telangana is reproduced below for reference:Non-Creamy Layer Certificate Application Form