Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe Certificate
In case of persons who have been residing in Delhi since 20.09.51, and in case of their children, the procedure of issuance of SC/ST certificate is as follows:-

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Schedule Caste/Tribe Certificate


Q. Where do I have to go and during which hours?

To the office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate in whose jurisdiction you reside, during 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. to collect the blank form and 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. to collect the certificate on any working day. Click Here to obtain the contact address of the SDM in whose jurisdiction in your colony lies.
Q. Which papers/document's/fees, do I take with me?

1. Application form duly attested by M.L.A., M.P., Municipal Councilors or Gazetted Officers. 
2. Copy of Ration Card or other Proof of Residence.
3. Birth Certificate or School Certificate showing date of birth or if applicant is illiterate, an affidavit declaring age. 
4. An affidavit declaring name, fathers name, residential address, period of residence in Delhi & caste, and attested by oath commissioner/notary public.
5. In case applicant is a married woman, proof of residential address before marriage.
6. Copy of SC Certificate of father / brother/ sister, if any. 
7. Where no SC/ST Certificate has been issued to any member of applicant’s family, two witnesses who are Government servants are required who should give in writing that they know the person and his caste, alongwith the attested copies of their identity Cards. 
8. Documents at Sr. No. 2 to 7 to be attested by a Gazetted Officer

Q. What will be the criteria used while deciding my case?

For a list of Scheduled Castes notified for Delhi, Click here.

In case where the applicant is a permanent resident of Delhi & has appended a copy of SC/ST certificate issued to any member of his family, no local inquiry is conducted. In such case, verification is done from record available in office of SDM or CCS branch in office of Divisional Commissioner. Where the record is not available in office of SDM or CCS branch, a local inquiry is conducted.

In case, no member of the applicant’s family has been issued a certificate earlier, a local enquiry is conducted.

In case of a married woman, the local enquiry is conducted at the place of residence prior to marriage as well as the place of residence after marriage.

Such certificate cannot be issued to a person if he is already in possession of such certificate issued by the Competent Authority.
Q.What are the relevant Forms?

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for the relevant Forms

Q. When will I get a response?

You should be getting a response normally within 21 days.