EWS quota

UPSC cut-off for EWS lower than for OBCs again

Last year, 78 candidates were selected under the 10 per cent quota earmarked for communities other than OBC/SC/ST.

published on : 29th September 2021

Supreme Court​ to hear Centre's plea against Madras HC observation on EWS quota in medical admissions

In addition to the Centre's appeal, the top court would also hear pleas filed by Neil Aurelio Nunes and Yash Tekwani pertaining to the notification.

published on : 19th September 2021

10 per cent quota for EWS won't affect existing system: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

On his visit to the metro, Athawale justified the Centre's 10 percent quota for EWS and hinted that this would not affect those already enjoying the reservation.

published on : 12th September 2021

EWS quota: TN’s long history of resistance to income-based reservation

Political leaders believe reserving jobs, college seats in this manner would weaken caste-based quota, besides upper castes constitute only 4% of TN population

published on : 1st September 2021

No quota for poor in medical admissions sans SC nod, says Madras HC

Turns down DMK’s plea for 50% OBC quota, says uniform reservation must across states

published on : 26th August 2021

EWS quota: Telangana sets Rs 8 lakh annual income limit for beneficiaries 

Income shall also include income from all sources like salary, agriculture, business and profession during the financial year prior to the year of application.

published on : 25th August 2021

Online registration for EWS quota for admission in Class II starts

As per the rules, private recognised unaided schools which were allotted plots by the government need to admit children from EWS category in the neighbourhood to the extent of 20 per cent.

published on : 7th August 2021

OBC, EWS reservation in medical courses aimed at making egalitarian society: BJP

BJP leader and Union Minister Bhupender Yadav said the party congratulates Prime Minister Modi for taking this historic step.

published on : 31st July 2021

Maratha community now eligible to avail benefit of EWS quota, says Minister Nawab Malik

As per the Maharashtra government, the Maratha community can avail benefits of reservation under 10 per cent economically weaker sections quota in government jobs and education.

published on : 1st June 2021