Maratha Quota: SEBC Candidates to take Admissions Without Caste Certificate

It has been updated and monitored that Socially and educationally backward (SEBC) can now have admission in engineering and other professional courses just by have a caste validity certificate, and this was announced by Vinod Tawde, the Education Minister of Maharashtra. This was announced after the question hour. The students who are declared socially and educationally backward in the Maratha community will be benefited. The minister also added that the students who have now already applied for caste certificate could also have helped through this announcement. Last year the reservation in education and government jobs section was made to increase by 16 presents by the chief minister of Maharashtra and identifying the Martha community under SEBC.

The apex body the admission regulatory of the state which conducts acceptance had made compulsory for the students to submit caste validity certificate, after that only the minister made the announced the, At the time of registration. For zero hour, Ajit Pawar raised an issue that the delaying in issuing the caste certificate for students is forcing them to register under the general category. The minister then counter debated that the government does not have that many recourses that it can issue caste certificates quickly to all the individuals.

The minister even said that the SEBC is not the part of Maratha scheduled caste(SC), Scheduled Tribes(ST), Notified Tribes(DNT), Nomadic Tribes(NT), Other backward castes (OBC), Special regressive Category Caste certificate act 2000 and as the admission procedure has begun, The government has stated that the students of SEBC it is not mandatory to submit their caste certificate while registration.

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