Process of Certification and format of certificates:
Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/ or seek age-relaxation are required to submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format, when such certificates are sought by concerned CAPFs for document verification at the time of DME. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ ST/ OBC/EWS category will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under Unreserved (UR) category. Further, if a candidate has sought any other agerelaxation or claimed ESM status and is not able to produce the relevant certificate, he will be considered in his respective category i.e. SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ UR. The formats of the certificates are annexed with the Notice of Examination.SSC GD Answer Key.
A candidate belonging to a caste of SC, ST or OBC category, on migration from one State to another State will have to make an informed choice whether to get the benefit of reservation in the State of origin or to appear as unreserved candidate from the State of migration. Such choice will have to be exercised by the candidate in the online Application Form. No request for change of such option, after the submission of Application Form, will be entertained by the Commission. In case, a candidate opts to avail the benefit of reservation from the State of origin, he will have to submit information about the District and State of his origin as well as the District and State of his current domicile in the Application Form and his candidature will be considered from the State of origin.SSC GD Constable Answer Key. Such candidates will not be required to submit Domicile Certificate from the State of origin.
Candidates will be considered for recruitment in their respective State/ UT on production of valid “Domicile/ Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC)” issued by the competent authority so authorized by the concerned State/ UT to prove their domiciliary status at the time of Documents Verification (DV) failing which his candidature will be cancelled forthwith. The Domicile/ PRC certificate must be of the State/ UT indicated by the candidates in their online Application Form, failing which, their candidature will be cancelled forthwith.
Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing Authority. Candidates are cautioned that they will be debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ ESM status or avail any other benefit.