List of Scheduled Castes

State wise / UT wise list of Scheduled Castes updated up to 05-01-2023

Andhra Pradesh Assam Bihar
Gujrat Haryana Himachal Pradesh
Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala
Madhya Pradesh Maharastra Manipur
Meghalaya Odisha Punjab
Rajasthan Tamil Nadu Tripura
Uttar Pradesh West Bengal Mizoram
Goa Chhattisgarh Uttarakhand
Telangana Delhi Chandigarh
Daman and Diu Jammu and Kashmir Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Pondicherri/Puducherry Sikkim  


Acceptance of caste/ community cerfiicates produced by Scheduled Caste candidates

Caste status of offspring of separated/ diverced/ single woman 

Verification of caste cerfiicates and punishment for holding false SC certificates and issuing authority

Avoid nomenclature Dalit/Harijan/Girijan for the members of Scheduled Castes

Issue of Scheduled Caste Certificate to migrants from other States/UTs

Issue of Scheduled Caste Certificate to the members of Buddhism Religion

Modalities for deciding claims for inclusion in, exclusion from and other modifications in the orders specifying Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Compilation of Central Government Instructions and Guidelines regarding issue of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Certificates



List of the Constitutional (Scheduled Castes) Orders issued up to 17-08-2023:

The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 (updated upto 17-08-2023)

The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) (Union Territories) Order, 1951 Edit

The Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Order, 1956 Edit

The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Castes Order, 1962 Edit

The Constitution (Puducherry) Scheduled Castes Order, 1964 Edit

The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Castes Order, 1978 Edit


List of the Constitutional (Scheduled Castes) Orders/Amendment Acts, issued up to 05-01-2023:

1. GOI (SC) ORDER 1936 dated 06.06.1936

2. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER 1950 dated 10.08.1950

3. CONSTITUTION (PART C STATES) ORDER 1951 dated 20.09.1951

4. SC and ST ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 1956 dated 25.09.1956

5. SC and ST LISTS (MODIFICATION) ORDER 1956 dated 29.10.1956

6. SC and ST ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 1976 dated 18.09.1976

7. The SC and ST Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976- Hindi Translation

8. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 1990 dated 03.06.1990




12. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 2002 dated 07.01.2003

13. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 2007 dated 29.08.2007

14. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014 dated 17.12.2014

15. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 2015 dated 20.03.2015

16. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 2016 dated 06.05.2016

17. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 2017 dated 28.04.2017

18. CONSTITUTION (SC) ORDER (AMENDMENT) ACT 2021 dated 13.04.2021

19. CONSTITUTION (SC&ST) ORDERS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2022 dated 08.04.2022 (Act relates to Ministry of Tribal Affairs)

20. CONSTITUTION (SC&ST) ORDERS (SECOND AMENDMENT) ACT 2022 dated 24.12.2022 (Act relates to Ministry of Tribal Affairs)

21. CONSTITUTION (Scheduled Castes) ORDERS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2023 dated 14.08.2023


Miscellanuous documents

1. Notification No. S.O. 4742(E) dated 06.10.2022:- Commission under Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952 to examine the matter of according Scheduled Caste status to new persons, who claim to historically have belonged to the Scheduled Castes, but have converted to religion other than those mentioned in the Presidential Orders issued from time to time under article 341 of the Constitution.

2. Lokur Committee Report- The Report of the Advisory Committee on the revision of the lists of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Constitution of India

1. Constitution of India- Hindi version. (Downloaded from Legislative Department's website)

2. Constitution of India- English version.(Downloaded from Legislative Department's website)