How to get EWS certificate in Kolkata ?

Anirban Anirban
Answered on September 09,2019

Follow the below step to get EWS Certificate in Kolkata.

  • Visit any of the following officers in your area to get Income and Asset Certificate.The Income and Asset Certificate issued 'by any one of the following authorities in the prescribed format shall only be accepted as proof of candidate's claim as 'belonging to EWS.  

    • Block Development Officers for rural areas.

    • Sub Divisional Officer for Municipalities

    • DWO, Kolkata for KMC areas

  • Submit the following documents.
    • Application form for Income and Asset Certificate (Economically Weaker Section Certificate)

    • Voter ID card or Citizenship Certificate of self or parents

    • PAN card of self or parents

    • Birth Certificate issued by Competent authority/Admit card of certificate of Madhyamik or equivalent examination

    • Pay slip of Self/Parents

    • Income Certificate from prescribed authoritues

    • Residential Certificate

    • RoR/Parcha/Registered Deed

    • Certificate in support of sub-caste from Pradhan of Gram Panchayat, Chairman of Muncipalities, Councillor of Muncipal Corporations

    • Self Declaration in regard to family income, assets and sub-caste in prescribed format

  • Concerned officer will do an inquiry of your income and asset before providing the EWS certificate.

  • On receipt of application, the receiving authority shall ask the applicant to appear, on a suitable date within 2 weeks from the date of receipt of the application, for a hearing and submission of proofs for verification of family income and sub-caste in the manner it is done for issuance of caste certificate before the following authorities.

    • Inspector BCW for Panchayat and Municipal area and also for Municipal Corporation areas other than KMC

    • DWO, Kolkata/ IBCW posted in DWO Kolkata Office for KMC area

  • Verification of immovable assets like agricultural land, residential flat/plot shall be done by the BL & LRO for Panchaya/Municipal areas including areas under Municipal Corporations other than KMC. In the KMS areas such verification shall be done by the BL & LRO/Chief Valuer/Surveyor

  • On completion of enquiry, the application along with enquiry reports will be referred to the concerned certificate issuing authority who in turn shall examine the reports and supporting documents and if everything is found satisfactory about the eligibility of the applicant, shall issue the Income and Asset Certificate in the prescibed format.
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