The full form of EWS is Economically Weaker Sections and this certificate is given to the people who are financially not sound. The recipient must be of the general category to apply for an EWS certificate. People belonging to OBC, SC, and ST are not eligible for applying for this certificate.
The bill was authorized on 12th January 2019 by the Indian president. This certificate has come into effect from 2019 and it is first passed in Gujarat on 14th January 2019.
Under the EWS, the General Category candidate has been given a 10% reservation. This 10% is evaluated in the income certificate and not in the caste receipt.
The candidate can enjoy this opportunity at the time of admission in school/colleges or for government jobs by getting this certificate.
Candidates are expected to pay a little amount for the registration. The amount relies on the administration handing out the certificate and on the particular state government. The fee varies from state to state and does not remain constant in every state.
Documents Required for this Certificate.
The crucial documents expected for applying for this Certificate are,:
- Aadhar card
- Pan card
- Residential evidence
- Photo of passport size and many other documents.
Who can issue EWS?
All the candidates belonging to the general category can issue an EWS certificate. The candidate must fulfil certain norms given by the government to be able to issue it.
Every participant’s family should not have agricultural land of 5 acres and more than that, should not have a 1000 sq ft residential, should not have a plot of 100 and 200 sq. lawns otherwise the candidate will be eliminated from applying for this certificate. Each family property will be counted jointly to specify the EWS level.
EWS Certificate Validity
The Certificate validity is specified by the administration who issues it. Every certificate has a particular validity time, however, the validity is generally for a year.
At the time of using this certificate for any reasons like for getting admission or a job, the candidates must make sure of the validity of the certificate as the administrators will be checking the validity.
How to Apply for EWS Certificate?
A Candidate who wishes to get an EWS certificate belonging to the general class can apply for the certificate via online or offline mode at his/her convenience. The entire process depends on the government of the particular state you belong to.
To apply offline, go to the close issuing officers and take the EWS application form or.
- Download the EWS Certificate form from the official website.
- Fill in the required details correctly.
- Once you fill in all the data, submit it with the necessary documents.
Note: Check the filled details before submission otherwise your application might get rejected.
To apply online, go to the EWS portal and open the link. Please read all the instructions properly and keep on filling in the data after that just submit it and you are done.
EWS Certificate Eligibility
The Eligibility of this certificate is specified by the Indian government. Participants must check the norms before filling the application form. For your convenience, we have described each criterion below:
Firstly, the aspirant must be of the general category. People belonging to OBC, SC, and ST are not eligible for applying for this certificate.
The participant’s family earnings comprising salary, business, etc should not be above 8 lakhs annually.
Every participant’s family should not have agricultural land of 5 acres and more than that, should not have a 1000 sq ft residential, should not have a plot of 100 and 200 sq. lawns otherwise the candidate will be eliminated from applying for this certificate.
As stated in the EWS Reservation rules, ‘Family’ includes the candidate wanting the reservation. His/her parents, siblings, spouse, and children under age 18
How to get EWS Certificate?
To get the EWS Certificate, you can go to your regional government authority i.e. Tehsildar. This certificate is also recognized by the name of Income& Assets Certificate. You will have to submit the mandatory documents and then the officer will verify it and hand out your certificate.
District Magistrate, Sub-Divisional. Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner, Taluka Magistrate, Assistant Commissioner, Chief Presidency Magistrate, 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, Presidency Magistrate, Tehsildar, Sub-Divisional Officer can give you the certificate.
How many days does it take to get an EWS certificate?
To applying for this certificate, visit your tehsil or the office from where you can easily collect valid information regarding it. It will take in between 15 – 30 days after the submission of the application.
Mostly, the issuing time depends on the process to create it. For getting the certificate easily, make sure that you submit the details correctly otherwise due to mistake, it will take more time to get issued.
EWS certificate format
The format of ews application form:
- Son/daughter of
- Permanent resident
- Post Office
- PIN Code
or you can check below the image of ews application form.