The state has the biggest city Bangalore and the capital also. The state is famous for its tourism business. Mr. Hansraj Bhardwaj is holding the place of the governor and Mr. Siddaramaiah from the congress party as the CM in the state. The area of the state has total one lakh ninety-one thousand seven hundred ninety-one square kilometer and the state stands in 9[SUP]th[/SUP] place of ranking in the population according to the year 2011 official records says.

Like the all-state, the govt of here is also working to provide the best services and all kinds of facilities to their minority community citizens. The people belong to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, other backward class or other minorities like Muslims, Christens, Sikhs and others have given the right same as the other general category citizens. The state govt is running various welfare schemes for the social and economical growth of these citizens.

About Caste Certificate in Karnataka

The backward community peoples can get the benefits of schemes like scholarship, loan for education or home in low interest or free, reservation in the jobs, educational institution, age relaxation in recruitment or admission in college/university/school, quota seat reservation, etc. and lots of others also. The citizen who wants to get these services first has to get their caste certificate which will prove for them that they are belonging from the minority.

The certificate proves the person holding it belongs to that particular category or caste according to the Indian constitution for which he/she had applied or got. The govt realized that each citizen has the same right to grow up in social, cultural and financial at the same speed and for this, the backward classes need to support. So to provide the security of future and other the Indian system gives them some benefits i.e. reservation of seats in the legislature and govt services pay some of the school fees at the enrolment time or free admission etc. The person must be having a valid caste certificate in Karnataka state to get these.

Under the Indian constitution of sections 341 and 342, the first list was made in order 1950 for SC and constitution rule of 1950 for ST. In this rule, the govt had made changes from time to time. After the regeneration of all the states, the new rules were implemented after making some changes for SC / ST / OBC in the year of 1956 of October at dated 29 and after that time the rules are the same. A citizen may need to visit their nearest concerned department office or they can submit the registration to get the certificate (according to the state govt).

In Karnataka, this facility is available through the application form system. Formally the process is applied for this document is available through SDM (sub-divisional magistrate), tehsil office or in the revenue department office. In case the person is applying for the certificate first time in their family then the department takes some verification and local inquiry.

How to Get Caste Certificate in Karnataka​

The civilians of state government are initiative to provide the birth and caste certificate on a fixed time. Under the Karnataka Guarantee of Service to Citizens Act 2011 a pilot project has been launched at five locations of the state. Puttur of Dakshina Kannad District, Orad of Bidar district, Chitradurga, Dharwad, and Jayanagar assembly are selected for this.

These services are covered under the settlement of a systematic way in which the birth, caste, age certificates including the issuance of identity cards to senior citizens and other 151 services. The govt will take this as the Mission Mode. The experience of the pilot project will be implemented soon in the state. The scheme has named the Sakal (Right Time). The officers and authority’s staff will be fined if they do not provide timely services to citizens. This penalty will be from Rs. 20 to Rs. 500 per day maximum.

The certificate required at the time of admission in any of the educational institutions. It is also extremely important for some other works. But people think that how annoyed the hell is it made. If you are too worried about thinking about the trouble we give away. For this, you will have to work a little, then see you will easily get a caste certificate.

To make the certificate you need an application form, photo ID, one photo, photocopy of the ration card and must affidavit on stamp paper of Rs 10. You will get the application form through typist sitting outside the Collectorate office. There is no value imprinted on the application, but the salesperson will ask you 5 bucks for an application. The administration has no system for providing the application in the office or you can download it through the official website of which is available in the e-Forms section or follow the given process to download it now:

A – Go to the official website of and download the application form in PDF file format.

B – On the portal, the option has given with the name of SC/ST Caste Certificate (Namune-D) click on that the page will redirect you to a new section.

C – The page will send you on the below-given link to download the PDF file. You have to download and then need to take the printout for the filling process.


D – After that fill the application form with the applicant’s name, father’s name/husband’s name and with complete address also write your annual income in the below side and last write the date of filling form place tehsil office address and tehsildar sign.

You also don’t need to go far for the affidavit. While you are taking the form of a stamp vendor and affidavit preparation remain seated. They will take you 80 bucks and you will prepare the affidavit. Tell him you are taking the application form and then the 80 bucks you in the affidavit, including the application forms will be prepared. The affidavit of the notary’s seal and signature on the registration form.

Caste certificate which you have applied for and been with him a document that is sought Tehsil report. The entire process should take no longer than 1 to 20 days. Tehsildar made signed on it. Usually, 8 to 10 days to get a caste certificate of the public convenience store. Tehsil not accurately reports on the evidence the certificate not issued. In case if you would take the certificate of the objection shall be imposed.

Scheduled caste / scheduled tribe / other backward class (SC / ST / OBC) certificate becomes to appeal have been made. First Appellate Authority has made it to the SDM. The SDM is disposed of the appeal of it within 30 days. If you are not satisfied with the decision of the SDM with DM can appeal.

If you need more help you can visit the head office address of KMDCL in Vishveswarayya Centre, Twelfth Floor, Main Tower, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Veedi, Bangalore – 560 001 or you can send your mail in [email protected]. The citizens can also make their call in 080 – 22864782 for more information or through the official website