West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate Online Application and Download

Apply Online for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate from the official website of WB Backward Classes Welfare Department. Govt. of West Bengal ease the complete application process of applying SC, ST and OBC Caste Certificates for its citizen. Know the complete online application process for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate. Download your SC, ST, OBC Caste Certificate Online. Check Online Application status. Know about the list of required documents to apply for Caste Certificate in West Bengal.

West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate Online Apply

Online Application for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate. The Backward Classes Welfare Department of West Bengal started the online application for SC, ST & OBC Caste Certificates 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.

A 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) started online Applications for caste certificates. You can easily apply Online, check your caste certificate application status and check Certificate Details.

West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate Application

Certificate NameSC / ST / OBC Caste Certificate
StateWest Bengal
AuthorityBackward Classes Welfare Department
Application ModeOnline
Time Takes15 to 20 days

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Who can Apply West Bengal Caste Certificate

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 fulfil the following criteria.

  1. The applicant must be a citizen of India.
  2. He/She has to be a permanent resident of West Bengal. The applicant must be a citizen of India.
  3. The applicant must belong to the said Caste and Category he/she claims to belong to.
  4. The applicant does not fall under the ‘creamy layer’ (not applicable for SC/ST Certificate).

Required Documents for WB Caste Certificate

Before starting the Online Application form, you need to collect all these documents and scanned it. These documents will require to upload at the time of the Online Application. The following documents will require to apply online for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate.

  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.

Read More, How Apply Online for Income Certificate and Residential Certificate in WB.

WB Caste Certificate Online Application Process

Know the step-by-step online Application Process for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate. Apply Online and download the Form 1A for caste certificate application in West Bengal.

Step 1: The Online Application Process for SC, ST & OBC Caste Certificate organised by Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal. First, you have to visit the official Application Portal of West Bengal BCWD. Then click on the ‘Application for SC/ST/OBC Certificate‘ option. (link is given below)

Step 2: Now Sign Up / Register yourself on this Website by entering your Full Name and Mobile Number. Then verify your mobile number by entering the OTP. You are now successfully registered on this website.

WB Caste Certificate Registration

Step 3: Now you have to fill the Basic Details about yourself on the Online Application Form. These basic details are – District, Sub-Division, Block, Municipality and Gram Panchayet. You also have to provide your Name, Guardian’s Name, Mobile Number, Email, Religion. Now upload your scanned photo and signature.

WB Caste Certificate Online Application Form

Step 4: After completing the previous steps, now you have to fill the following details on the Application Form.

  • Caste Type (for which you are applying)
  • Details of Existing Caste Certificate from Paternal Side
  • Applicant’s Date and Place of Birth
  • Present and Permanent Address of the Applicant

Step 5: Now you have to mention two Person’s name, who Reference you for this caste Certificate. Enter their Name, Address and Mobile Number. At least two references required to apply.

SC ST OBC Certificate Refrences

Step 6: Upload your scanned documents at this step. At first select document name, then enter its number and then upload your scanned document for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate. The list of required documents is already given above.

wb caste certificate documents upload

Step-5: Now click on the Submit button to complete your application. After successfully submitting the online application form for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate, you will get a system generated Application Number.

There you can view/edit your submitted caste certificate online application. Now download the Form 1A and take print it out for further reference.

Step 6: Now contact once at your BDO / Municipality office with the printed Form 1A and other documents’ photocopy. If they ask to submit the hard copies of the application then submit it there for further verification.

This is the complete application process for West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate.

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WB Caste Certificate Application Status Check

The applicant can check his/her WB SC/ST/OBC Caste Certificate Online application status from the website. Just click on the Login option and then login with your Mobile Number (user id) and Password. After Login you can check your Caste Certificate Online application. You can also check how many days it will take to approve.

How to Download Caste Certificate Online

You cannot download your West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate Online. After online application, check your status. When you found the status shows, 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.

West Bengal SC/ST/OBC Caste 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, help.ccwb@gmail.com address, mentioning your problem. The authority will definitely help you.

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62 thoughts on “West Bengal SC ST OBC Caste Certificate Online Application and Download”

  1. Dear sir, amer nam puja Roy. ami SC card er Jonno apply korechi.application no:scwb110420202xxxx42. But sir status check korle”no record found” dekhache. ki korbo sir please help me.

    • Hello Puja, contact once at your BDO office/ Duare Sarkar camp with the printed application form. They will help you better regarding this.

  2. Respected Sir,
    I’m Roni Sk from Barasat. I’d applied for OBC Certificate during ‘Duyaare Sarkar’ campaign & provided all required documents correctly with best of my knowledge. But status of my application currently showing that my application has been rejected. I have also emailed on provided email address on the official website but didn’t get any response.

    Under the circumstances, if you please suggest me what should I do now then I would be obliged to you forever.
    Thanks a lot.

  3. Please tell me whether address-change of sc certificate is possible or not, because I have shifted to a new address and my aadhar card is also having the new address. so both are having different addresses presently. Of course both my addresses are within West Bengal.

    My 2nd question is if the change of address for SC certificate is not possible, will there be any problem for admission in school/college etc due to this different address from the address of AADHAR card

    Please reply

    Thank you


    • Hello Satish, you can visit to the SDO office of your current address and there you have to submit all the documents along with a proper application letter. They will update your caste certificate address.

  4. I have applied for OBC certificate in reference of my Son caste certificate with all requisite documents and the same has been verified and forwarded to the higher authority one month ago. Please help.

    • Hello Safiul, visit to your BDO office with the OBC Certificate Online Application Acknowledgement Slip. They will help you to get the actual status of your application.

  5. Hello, I and my friend both got caste certificate application approved in 2019. But nonowhenw when I use “reprint application” or “edit application” button/icon in the website using my application id and date of birth, it says “no record found” whereas in case of my friend it says that certificate issued and it also gives his name name and his father name. I am worried that my date of birth may be mistaken in the form. Please help. Is it normal. What should I do? Pls suggest

    • Hello Raju, visit to your BCWD/BDO office and provide them your Application Number, they will provide you a appropriate solution.

  6. I have applied for sc certificate in old online process, it shown that my application is approved , but recently the old system does not work….how I got approved certificate And from where?

  7. My daughter’s caste certificate application Id is SCWB070420xxxxxx2 . During online checking it is showing “No record found”. To check application status how should put this Id in status box.?

    • Hello, login to the WB Caste Certificate Online Application Portal and then you can check your daughter’s caste certificate application status.

    • I have applied for sc certificate in reference of my brother’s caste certificate with all requisite documents and the same has been verified and forwarded to the higher authority one month ago. Please help.

      • Visit the official website of WB Caste Certificate and login with your Mobile no and Password. You can check your caste certificate application status from there.

  8. Gope/ Ghosh can be Schedule caste ?..one of my relatives have sc certificate title Ghosh and sub caste “poundra” issused from SDO..then with this certificate can their blood relation get new certificate ?

  9. i am trying today to apply online for sc/st certificate for my son. After filling up the first page, when i am clicking the ”save & continue button”, a box appears saying that i have already applied for the same and my application id no. is scwb 17012019/7868 and i have to contact BDO/SDO office. But when i am trying to view the status of the said id, it appears on the screen ”No records found”. As such i want to apply freshly.How can i apply online freshly cancelling the said application id.

    • Hello, after checking the application status, we got that. You already applied on 01/09/2019 for this caste certificate. Enter the Application number correctly in this format, SCWB17012019/7868. Don’t enter any space between this application number.

  10. Sir .
    My name is Shubham sonker. I belong to SC but my SC certificate not showing online by providing certificate number and also by giving date of issue. I have old SC certificate i have made it in year 2000. My certificate number is 002241 .I am from West Bengal.

  11. My name is gopal Chandra naha. Ex state govt employee now retired and pension holder. Though I belongs to sub caste “BARUJIBI” under OBC category but till date I have wrongly recorded “KAYASTHA” as our cast. My son wants to rectify this mistake. What I have to do kindly advise.

    • Hello Sir, to ake any corrections on your Caste Certificate, you have to visit your SDO office, from where your certificate issued. Write an Application Letter to them for the correction. Attach your old certificate copy and proof against the correction. Submit it to the SDO office. They will make corrections on the Caste certificate within a months.

  12. Can anyone please let me know if this current format of OBC certificate is valid for central govt. jobs as well if govt. of India resolution no. is written and the certificate is signed by sdo?

  13. Sir Mera all documents west Bengal Ka hai or mai or Mera family west Bengal me approx 20 years se rhta hu but rent pe relative and family me Kisi Ka wb obc certificate nhi hai actually me Bihar state se hu Mera domicile state west Bengal hai kya obc certificate ban payega west Bengal Ka please reply sir

  14. Dear Sir,
    I am the first applicant of my family. None of my family members holds cast certificate. So what should I do while submitting the documents as mentioned, ” upload parents’ caste certificate” ? I have been asked to submit two caste certificates. But in my locality no one holds caste certificate from my sub-caste. What should I do in this case? And what should be the time limit of the deed? Whether the deed should be of my ancestral house or ploughing field? Whether I have to collect the receipt of tax from panchayat or from BLR office? Please help!!! I am in utter confusion.

    • Hello Nasir, contact to your BDO office / Municipality Office regarding this issue. Probably you have to upload your Family deed, which proves your Sub-caste at the time of Online Application.

  15. Hlw sir . How to get cirtificate ?
    I submitted my all documents in BDO
    NOW ..I have to do anything else?
    How much time to get it….
    Sir plz reply

  16. My name is gour kha now my present address is chhatna bankura my all document address chhatna bankura but my permanet address is rampur p.o- rakhera purulia apply obc caste certificate which address

  17. Dear sir
    My name is sandip rajbanshi Now im in Hyderabad my all documents in telangana govt but school certificate west bengal board caste certificate is west bengal govt But doughter DOB AADHAAR CARD Telangana i contact to meeseva he told here is not possible you contact to west bengal govt,How can apply my doughter Caste certificate.Pls suggest the process from west bengal.

    • Your daughter must be a permanent resident of West Bengal, to apply for Caste Certificate from West Bengal Government.

  18. helo sir,
    Mera nam Aman Gupta hai aur maney OBC Certificate k leyai apply keya
    {Apply Date :- 01/06/2018}.
    Application no. :- OBCWB1601xxxxxx69
    Applied for :- OBC – B
    Community :- Teli, kolu
    certificate no. :- WB1601OBC2xxxxxx
    Pr aaj date 30/05/2019 ho gya hai aur mujko avi tka certificate nhi mela
    mainey online apna certificate no. nekal leya hai pr mujko certificate chahiya .
    mai kasai download karu

    • Hello Aman, you will get the OBC Caste certificate from your Block/SDO office. Contact to the offcie with your Application receipt and collect your certificate.

  19. Sir,when i check my cast certificate by certificate no it will show but when i check with only name and date of issue..it will not show my certificate..is thier any problem??

    • Hello Somnath, if you find your certificate by the Certificate Number, then everything is okay. There is no issue.

      • I have submit my all document in the year 2014.. when I go to SDO , they says you have SDO Objection.. then I go to BDO, they says your father is non voter. But my cousins are get there certificate with same problem. I have get my all classes sc stipend… Help me sir

        • Hello Tarun, at first visit to your Gram Panchayet/ Municipality and then ask them, what is the exact issue and how can you resolve it. If there is noting wrong, then they will apply online for your Caste Certificate.

  20. Incase of my parents or in my blood relatives do not have any OBC B caste certificate, then how will I apply for the OBC B certificate? and what kind of document I have need to get the OBC B Certificate?

    • Hello Dibyendu, you have to provide any document, which can prove you fall in OBC category. It may be your land deed or any other documents.

      • My daughter has OBC certificate issued in June 2017. Is it valid now ? How can I apply for NCL certificate online ?

        • Hello, please read the guidelines of NCL Certificate. If they ask for caste certificate issued within 6 months, then you can’t use it. If nothing is mentioned there, the you can use the certificate.


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