The Parliament amended India’s Constitution to provide for a portion of the General Category candidates with a 10 per cent reservation in education and government jobs in India. Know more about the EWS reservation, who can qualify for the EWS quota, apply for an EWS reservation in the UPSC exam application, etc.
The government of India introduced a 10 per cent EWS reservations for candidates of general category. This extends to all candidates not covered by any reservations (such as OBC, SC, ST and excluding criteria for PH and Ex-servicemen) and belonging to economically backward sections.
EWS stands for ‘Economically Weaker Section.’ Here are the conditions that a candidate should satisfy to be eligible for the EWS certificate.
According to the EWS reservation rules, ‘family’ includes
If the family owns land or property at different locations, then all the land or properties will be clubbed while checking the eligibility criteria for EWS reservations.
You should have the local government authority’s EWS credential (Tehsil). The certificate is referred to as an ‘Income and Assets Certificate’, and this is the evidence needed to avail EWS reservation.
The government recommends no online method to get an EWS certificate. You need to go to your local Tehsil or some other authority in the local government. Along with the Income and Assets Certificate, you would require additional documents such as the Aadhar Card, Pan, bank statements, passport size photo, etc. (downloadable from many government websites). The certificate looks like this:
Your records will be checked by the designated government officer, and post that your EWS certificate will be issued. A certificate issued by one of the following officials shall be accepted as proof of an applicant in the category of EWS:
No, the candidates under EWS will not get any relaxations in age and the number of attempts.
Even though the Central Government introduced the EWS requirement, states may have their income cut-offs. The cut-offs recommended by the Centre will be valid, however, for the UPSC 2021 and other central government jobs.
We, at Direction, will provide you with all the study materials to pass the examination. Many EWS reserved candidates have got their dream job with the help of Direction, and their hard work and dedication.