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Tripura Caste Certificate

Tripura Caste Certificate

Tripura Caste Certificate

Caste certificate is a legal document that serves as an evidence to state that a person belongs to a particular caste. The certificate can be obtained by people from any caste and who are listed in Schedule-1 of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe Act 1976. In Tripura, a caste certificate can be applied in SDM Office of Ambassa, Gandacherra, Kamalpur and Longtharai Valley. In this article we look at the procedure for obtaining Tripura caste certificate.

Need for the Document

Caste certificates are required for the following purposes:

  • School and college admission
  • Competitive examinations
  • Scholarships
  • Educational loans
  • Employment in reserved category
  • Government subsidies
  • Housing and self-employment schemes
  • Allotment of house sites
  • Land assignment
  • To stand as a candidate in an election

Documents Required

The following are the required documents to apply for a Caste Certificate in Tripura.

  • Identity proof (Aadhar Card, driving license, voter ID, passport, PAN card, etc.)
  • Address proof (Ration card, Aadhar card, water bill, passport, electricity bill, etc.)
  • Affidavit stating the particulars of an individual for caste certificate
  • Proof of Caste of Self or Blood Relative
  • Photograph
  • Citizenship Certificate
  • School Certificate
  • Land Document

Application Procedure

Caste certificate in Tripura can be applied both in online and offline procedures.

Online Method

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on to the official website

Step 2: Click on Apply for Caste Certificate Online

The applicant has to click on ‘Apply for Caste Certificate Online’.

Step 3: Create a new account

The applicant has to create a new account in the portal to register for the application.

Step 4: Enter Username and Password

Once an account is created, the user can log in using the username and password.

Step 5: Enter the Details

The applicant has to enter details like address, contact details, personal details, local reference details etc. in the application form.

Step 6: Submit the Application

After agreeing with all the terms and conditions of the form, the applicant can click on Submit option.

Step 7: Acknowledgement Number

Once the application form is submitted, the applicant receives an acknowledgement slip along with an application number. The application number is used to track the application status.

Step 8: Download the certificate

After verifying all the given details, the certificate can be downloaded.

Step 9: Receiving Email/SMS

On completion of all the processes, the applicant receives an Email or an SMS.

Offline Method

Step 1: Visit the Tehsil Office

The applicant has to approach the nearest Tehsil officer.

Step 2: Obtain the application

The applicant has to receive the application form from the concerned officer.

Step 3: Enter the Details

The applicant has to enter all the required details in the application form.

Step 4: Affix the Photograph

After entering all the details, the applicant has to affix a passport size photograph to the application form.

Step 5: Submit the application

Once all the procedures are completed, the applicant has to submit the application form.

Step 6: Verification Process

All details entered by the applicant will be verified by the officials.

Step 7: Issuing the certificate

The certificate will be issued once all the verification process is completed.

Status Check

The status of the certificate can also be done through the same portal.

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log in to the official website.

Step 2: Click on Check Caste Certificate Status

The applicant has to click on ‘Check Caste Certificate Status’.

Step 3: Enter the application number

The applicant has to enter the application number in the in the portal. Once entered, the application status is displayed on the screen.

Processing Time

A time period of 30-35 days is required to process the application.

Application Form