- List of SC/ST communities are notified statewise.
- Caste is determined on the basis of as per the place of birth of forefathers and the benefit is given on the basis of certificate of District Magistrate/Thahsildar.
- Only Hindus and Sikhs have caste.
- Marriage does not change status.
- Percentage of reservation in Direct Recruitment and Promotions : SC - 15%, ST – 7.5%