Who comes under OBC category?

Who comes under OBC category?

Other Backward Class (OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are educationally or socially disadvantaged. It is one of several official classifications of the population of India, along with General Class, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SCs and STs).

Who comes under OBC category in India?

Central OBC List

Sl No. Caste / Community Gazette Resolution
1 Agasa 12011/68/93-BCC(C) dt. 10/09/1993
2 Ambalakkaran 12011/68/93-BCC(C) dt. 10/09/1993
3 Anglo Indian 12011/68/93-BCC(C) dt. 10/09/1993
4 Aremahrati 12011/68/93-BCC(C) dt. 10/09/1993

What is a Mandal in India?

A mandal is a local government area, similar to a tehsil, in parts of India.

What is the reservation of OBC caste?

For OBCs it is fixed keeping in view the proportion of their population in the concerned State/UT and the fact that total reservation for SCs/ST/OBCs remains within the limit of 50% and reservation for OBCs remains within the limit of 27%.

Is vokkaliga belongs to OBC in central list?

So, Yes the vokkaliga caste comes under obc in central list.

Is OBC and BC are same?

BC stands for Backward classes and OBC stands for other Backward classes. You don’t have to worry regarding such short term, they generally avoid O because either for typing purpose or because of the fact that BC itself means backward classes includes all the classes which are backward. So both are same thing.

Is Mandal and taluka same?

A tehsil (also known as a mandal or taluka) is an administrative division of some countries of South Asia. It is an area of land with a city or town that serves as its administrative centre, with possible additional towns , and usually a number of villages .

How many Mandal are there in India?

Statewise Subdistricts of India

State Subdistrict title Number of sub-districts
Rajasthan Tehsil 268
Sikkim Subdivision 9
Tamil Nadu Taluk 201
Telangana Mandal 452

Can a OBC apply in general category?

NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court has said the general category vacancies in public employment is open to all including aspirants belonging to reserved categories like other backward classes (OBCs) and Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).

Are gowdas lingayats?

Gowda (also known as Gauda or Gouda) is a surname native to the Karnataka state of India. It is mainly found among the Vokkaligas in south Karnataka and the Lingayats in north Karnataka.

Does Shetty belong to OBC?

Shetty is among the 10 Class 6 seat aspirants under OBC category who have been denied seat in JNV Udupi. Like Bunts, students from Veerashaiva Lingayat community too face the same problem. Their caste certificate is not being accepted by the JNV in Shivamogga and Chamarajanagar.

What is the caste of Shaik?

Usually carry the title Sayyid or Sharif. Shaikh Siddiqui, who claim to be descendants of Abu Bakar, the first Khalifa of Islam. Actually are descendants of the Hindu Kayastha caste. Shaikh Usmani (Osmani), who claim to be descendants of Uthman Ibn Affan the third Khalifa of Islam.

Is OBC a caste or a reserved category?

OBC is not a caste, it is a collection of castes. Yes they are part of the reserved category. The initial list of OBC had about 3200 castes in it (Original Mandal Commission report) Now, there are somewhere between 5000 and 6000 castes and sub-castes that come under the OBC list. OBCs get 27% reservations in central and state universities and jobs.

When was Mandal Commission set up?

The Mandal Commission was set up on January 1, 1979, under the chairmanship of BP Mandal. It submitted its report on December 31, 1980. The second half of the Commission’s recommendation was the reservation for OBCs in central educational institutions. The OBCs had to wait till 2006 for this.

What is the full form of OBC?

OBC stands for other backward class. It is a reserved class catagory, in which many number of castes have been included. This is done because constitution does not offer reservation for individual caste, but for collection of castes which constitute a class.

What is the percentage of OBCs in central government services?

In a reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Union Minister Jitendra Singh informed that as in January 2016, the percentage of OBCs in central government services is 21.57% and has shown an increasing trend since September 1993.