Seats Allocated: 27%
Applicants belonging to any of the following castes (included in the list of Other Backward Communities in the State of Goa) shall be eligible under this category, on production of a Caste certificate from a Competent Authority, provided he/she belongs to the non-creamy layer of OBC community as defined by the State/Central Government, meets all other conditions of residence under the General Category and he/she or his/her forefathers belong to Goa or have migrated to Goa before 16th February, 1968.
List of Other Backward Communities
- Bhandari Naik
- Christian Barber
- Christian Mahar
- Kharvi (I/C Christian Kharvi)
- Kalaikar/Black Smith/Tin Smith
- Kumbhar (I/C Christian Kumbhar)
- Madval (I/C Christian Dhobi)
- Christian Renders
Specific Documents Required:
An applicant claiming a seat reserved for OBC must produce a Caste Certificate (non-creamy layer and non-migrant) in the prescribed Proforma (Annexure I) from the Dy. Collector of the area concerned. A Certificate issued by the Village Panchayat/Mamlatdar will not be accepted.