Government of Assam Sewa Setu – Apply for Caste Certificate Status Check, Procedures, Facilities

To apply for a Caste Certificate in Assam, you’ll need to use the “Mission Bhumiputra” initiative launched in August 2022, managed through the Sewa Setu portal. This streamlined process is designed to simplify the acquisition of caste certificates for eligible candidates. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you through the process:

  1. Eligible Castes and Certificates: The service is available for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Other Backward Classes/Most Backward Classes (OBC/MOBC). You can apply for SC, ST (Hills), ST (Plains), and OBC/MOBC Certificates.
  2. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be Indian citizens and permanent residents of Assam, belonging to one of the eligible castes.
  3. Application Process:
    • Visit the official Sewa Setu portal.
    • Log in using your ePraman account or create one if you don’t have it.
    • Fill in the caste certificate application form.
    • Upload the required documents. These should be in JPG or PDF format and not exceed 1 MB in size.
    • After verifying your application, make the payment of Rs.40/-.
    • Save the acknowledgment generated for future reference.
  4. Required Documents:
    • Applicant’s photograph.
    • Proof of Date of Birth (like Birth Certificate or Aadhaar Card).
    • Proof of Residence (such as Permanent Resident Certificate or Aadhaar Card).
    • Caste Certificate of Father or recommendation from an authorized caste/tribe/community organization.
    • Additional relevant documents like Voter List or Affidavit.
  5. Delivery Time: The caste certificate is usually delivered within 30 days of application.
  6. Online Application: To start your application, visit the Sewa Setu portal.
  7. Download Manual Form: If required, a manual form can be downloaded from the Bhumiputra portal.

Organisation : Government of Assam Sewa Setu
Facility Name : Apply for Caste Certificate
Applicable State/UT : Assam
Website https://sewasetu.assam.gov.in/site/service-apply/issuance-of-caste-certificate

How to Apply for Caste Certificate in Assam?

** If the applicant is a first time user, he/she needs to click the Register Tab provided in top right corner in this page and then get registered with the necessary fields such as Full Name, Mobile No., Email id (which is not mandatory), State and Password.

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** Then the applicant needs to login with the credentials, by clicking the Login Tab.

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** After the applicant has logged on to the system, he/she needs to click the Apply Online tab and select the service they want to apply for and click the apply button after going through the Requirements tab.
** Applicant has to fill up the form and upload the required supporting documents.
** After successful submission of the form, an acknowledgement will be generated containing the application reference no. .The application is then forwarded to higher officials for further processes. The same will be notified over SMS and Email id of the applicant.
** An applicant can view and track the status of the application by clicking the Track button and entering the applicant’s application reference no.
** After successful submission of documents, Issuance of Caste Certificate will be generated and the applicant can download it from the ARTPS portal. The same will be notified to the applicant over SMS and Email.

Supporting Documents

** Applicant’s Photo [Mandatory].
** Proof of Date of Birth(One of Birth Certificate/Aadhar Card/PAN/Admit Card issued by any recognized Board) of Applicant [Mandatory].
** Proof of Residence(One of Permanent Resident Certificate/Aadhar Card/EPIC/Land Document/Electricity Bill,Ration Card) of Applicant or Parent [Mandatory].
** Caste certificate of father [Mandatory].
** Recommendation of authorized caste/tribe/community organization notified by State Government [Mandatory (incase father’s caste certificate not present)].
** Any other document(Voter List,Affidavit,Existing Caste Certificate etc) [Optional].
** Upload Scanned Copy of the Application Form [Mandatory (incase of applying from PFC/CSC)].

Stipulated Time Limit : 30 working days.

Fees:
** Service charge (through PFC/CSC) – Rs. 30.
** Printing charge (in case of any printing from PFC/CSC) – Rs. 10 per page.
** Scanning charge (in case documents are scanned in PFC/CSC) – Rs. 5 per page.
** User/Statutory charges -Rs. 30.
** Convenience fee- Rs. 10/-

Sewa Setu – Status Check Procedures Facilities

e-Pramaan login/registration Guidelines for Citizen

Step 1: Visit https://sewasetu.assam.gov.in for login.
Step 2: Click on Citizen Login button from the drop-down list of LOGIN/REGISTER option.
Step 3: After click on the Citizen Login button, user will be redirected to login page as shown in the below snapshot. There is an instruction for Citizen related to login and registration. In this page, click on Login/Registration button indicated in the snapshot below.
Step 4: After click on the Login/Registration button, user will be redirected to e-Pramaan login page as shown in the below snapshot. Select Mobile tab in login page as shown in the snapshot. Enter your RTPS registered mobile number and password (which was used in e-Pramaan Registration). If you don’t have an e-Pramaan account yet, then please register with e-Pramaan using RTPS linked mobile number by clicking the Sign up for MeriPehchan link.
Step 5: The registration page is shown in below snapshot. Please use RTPS registered/linked mobile number for registration. Please note that if the RTPS registered/linked mobile number is not used in e-Pramaan registration, then linking to your existing RTPS account will fail.

Additional Simplified Procedure

To apply for a caste certificate in Assam through the Sewa Setu portal, you can follow these steps:

1. Go to the Sewa Setu portal
2. Click on the “Apply Online” tab.
3. Select the service you want to apply for, in this case, “Issuance of Caste Certificate”.
4. Fill out the application form.
** Enter your name, email address, and mobile number.
** Select the caste you belong to.
** Upload a copy of your Aadhaar card or other government-issued ID card.
** Upload a copy of your birth certificate.
** Upload a copy of your parents’ caste certificates, if applicable.
5. Pay the application fee.
6. Submit your application.

The application fee for a caste certificate in Assam is INR 100. Once your application is submitted, it will be reviewed by the concerned authority and a decision will be made within 30 days. If your application is approved, you will be issued a caste certificate that you can print out and carry with you.

Here are some additional things to keep in mind when applying for a caste certificate in Assam through the Sewa Setu portal:
** You must be a resident of Assam.
** You must be a citizen of India.
** You must be able to provide the required documentation.

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