Any Citizen covered under the OBC,
MBC, SC, ST communities can avail the service.
The Concerned Taluk (tehsil) office
will issue the certificate.
The citizen has to submit an
application in plain paper and the following supporting documents:
certificate of family members etc.
nominal fee of Rs 1 is charged for stamp. There is no specific form devised for
this service and the citizen has to approach the taluk office in person to
avail this service.
Normal caste certificates have only
limited validity for 6 months to 1 year. In Pondicherry, the Govt has
introduced the "Permanent Caste Certificate" which has legal validity
for 15 years for educational and employment purposes.