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OBC quota


Sainik Schools to have 27% OBC quota for students

October 31, 2020 2:08 am

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted Friday: “OBC reservation to be introduced in Sainik Schools from the year 2021-22.” The decision was communication to the principals of these schools through a letter on October 13.

Madras HC directs Centre to set up committee on OBC quota

July 28, 2020 10:32 am

The court said the committee, comprising representatives from the Centre, state and the Medical Council of India (MCI), should be constituted within three months.

Maharashtra: Decrease in OBC quota in Zilla Parishad, panchayat rankles Oppn

August 03, 2019 2:42 am

According to the provisions of the Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Act, 1961 and the Bombay Village Panchayat Act, 1958, there are set reservations for excluded groups.

One more quota

July 10, 2019 12:05 am

We are moving away from the constitutional logic behind enabling clauses such as Articles 15 and 16.

OBC sub-categorisation panel gets 6th extension

May 29, 2019 7:02 am

In its orders issued on May 21, two days before the results of the General Election, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment extended the Commission’s tenure for another two months beyond the current deadline of May 31.

Other Backward Classes: Centre’s panel to seek 8-10% OBC sub-quota

May 09, 2019 10:36 am

Presently, half of these 1,900-odd castes have availed less than three per cent of reservation in jobs and education, and the rest availed zero benefits during the last five years.

House panel push for upward revision of creamy layer criteria in OBC quota

March 23, 2019 3:00 am

As per the data, OBC representation there is merely 21 per cent with it being the lowest among group A employees — 13 per cent.

Ordinance marks return of 200-point roster, corrects anomaly in OBC quota

March 08, 2019 4:42 am

The 27 per cent OBC reservation for teachers in higher education now also applies to posts at the level of associate professor and professor in case of “direct recruitment”.

Jobs, admissions: 97% of Central OBC quota benefits go to just under 25% of its castes

December 07, 2018 7:28 am

As many as 983 OBC communities — 37 per cent of the total — have zero representation which means not a single job, not a single seat.

Jobs, education: Now, OBCs demand higher quota

July 27, 2018 6:16 am

The state government’s decision to provide 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in jobs and education has drew a sharp reaction from the OBC community, which has demanded that the OBC quota be raised from the current 19 per cent considering that they make up 52 per cent of the state’s population.