Reserve Category Certificate

Residents of the areas as are notified by the Govt. vide S.R.O:-126 can obtain these certificates provided that they fulfill the conditions laid down in the said S.R.O. The areas have been notified by the Govt. under S.R.O-126, however, the details for areas including in the said SRO can be had from the concerned Tehsildars for Tehsils and from Deputy Commissioners for the Districts. Vacancies are being been reserved under the said S.R.O for the residents of backward areas.


Every person who belongs to any of the following social castes can obtain the certificates form the concerned Tehsildars: 

  1. Bach-hanjies and Shikarawalas excluding boat owners
  2. Fisherman including Gade Henz
  3. Markaban whose sole livelihood depends upon Markabani
  4. Villages porters (Kumars)
  5. Shaksaz
  6. Shoe repairers (Working without the aid of machines)
  7. Bangies, Khakrobes (Sweapers)
  8. Barbers (Rural Only)
  9. Village washer man
  10. Bhandz
  11. Mirases
  12. Madira/Bizigars
  13. Kulfaquir
  14. Dambalifaquir
  15. Doomb
  16. Shupriwatal
  17. Sansis
  18. Sikiligiris
  19. Jheewars
  20. Grati (Rural only)
  21. Teeli (Rural only)
  22. Lohars
  23. Jheewars
  24. Turkans

S.T. Certificate 

Required Documents/Papers:

    • Application with sporting affidavit.
    • Shajra Nasab with sub caste as mentioned in schedule of constitution of J&K.
    • Permanent resident Certificate.
    • Copy of School Certificate.
    • Grazing card as supporting evidence.
    • The person seeking certificates shall apply to the prescribed authority as mentioned above in the prescribed form.

Competent Authority to whom apply: Concerned  Tehsildar.

    Time Limit: 15 Days

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