Online Application for SC, ST, OBC Caste Certificate in West Bengal. The Backward Classes Welfare Department of West Bengal started the online application for SC, ST & OBC Caste Certificate easily through castecertificatewb.gov.in website.
Fill the Application Form, upload the required documents and download your caste certificate online. Know the complete details information and step by step application process for SC/ST/OBC Caste Certificate Online Application in WB.
Caste Certificate is an important document for students and job seekers during their admission, scholarship application and job application. The West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department (BCWD) stared online Application for caste certificate. You can easily apply Online, check your caste certificate application status and check Certificate Details.
Information Chart for West Bengal SC/ST/OBC Caste Certificate
|Certificate Name||SC / ST / OBC Caste Certificate|
|Authority||Backward Classes Welfare Department|
|Time Takes||15 to 20 days|
Who can Apply West Bengal Caste Certificate Online
The BCW Department of West Bengal published an Official notice about the required Eligibility Criteria for Caste Certificate Application. In order to obtain a Caste Certificate for SC, ST, OBC an applicant has to fulfill the following criteria.
1. The applicant must be a citizen of India.
2. He/She has to be a permanent resident of West Bengal.
3. The applicant must belong to the said Caste and Category he/she claims to belong to.
4. The applicant does not fall under ‘creamy layer’ (not applicable for SC/ST Certificate).
Require Documents for SC, ST, OBC Caste Certificate Online Application
Before start the Online Application form, you need to collect all these documents and scanned it. These documents will require to upload at the time of Online Application. The complete list of documents given below.
1. Passport size Photograph.
2. Aadhaar Card.
3. Madhyamik Admit Card / Birth Certificate.
4. EPIC Card of Applicant’s father and mother.
5. Land Deed or Land Tax Receipt.
6. Voter Card / PAN Card / Ration Card / Bank Passbook of the Applicant.
7. Income Certificate from Municipality / Panchayat or any other recognized authority.
8. Caste Certificate of Parents or any other blood relative from the parental side.
Online Application Process
Know the step by step online Application Process for SC / ST / OBC Caste Certificate in West Bengal. Apply Online download the Acknowledgement Slip and other confirmation pages.
Step-1: The Online Application Process for SC, ST & OBC Certificate organise by Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal. Visit http://castecertificatewb.gov.in website for Online Application. Then click on the ‘Application for SC/ST/OBC Certificate‘ option.
Step-2: Now fill the complete Online Application Form with your details information like, Name, Parent’s Name, Mobile Number, Email, Residential Address, Referees etc. Then click on the’ Save and Continue‘ button for the next step. You will get an Application Number, write it for further reference.
Step-3: After Completing the previous step, now you have to upload the required scanned documents to the website. The required documents list mentioned above. After uploading all the documents click on the ‘Submit‘ button.
Step-4: Your Online Application for SC/ST/OBC Certificate submitted successfully. Download the ‘Filled Application Form‘ (demo view) and ‘Acknowledgement Slip‘ (demo view), attach two passport size photos on both the forms and sign it.
Step-5: Now submit the Computer Generated Filled Application Form along with all the documents to your BDO / Municipality office within 60 days from the date of Online Application. Otherwise, the application will be rejected.
This is the complete application process for SC, ST and OBC Caste Certificate in West Bengal.
Caste Certificate Application Status Check
You can check your West Bengal Caste Certificate Application status Online using your Application Number. Visit castcertficatewb.gov.in website and then click on the ‘View Status of Application‘ link. Now enter your Application Number, you can see your status.
How to Download Caste Certificate Online
You cannot download your SC / ST /OBC Caste Certificate Online. After online Application, check your status. When you found the status showing, Certificate Generated, contact your BDO or Municipality office with your Online Application Acknowledgement Slip and Collect the Caste Certificate. The Caste Certificate will contain a unique Certificate Number, which will be used everywhere when you mention your certificate.
Helpline for Online Caste Certificate
If you faced any problem or need any help, you can contact to your BDO /Municipality office. You can also send an email at, firstname.lastname@example.org address, mentioning your problem. The authority will definitely help you.
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