Does JAT comes in general category?

Does JAT comes in general category?

Jats are classified as Other Backward Class (OBC) in seven of India’s thirty-six States and UTs, namely Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Do Jats get reservation in UPSC?

Some state governments have tried to create additional reservation quotas, but the Supreme Court of India has ruled that the reservation cannot exceed 50%. Like many other castes, the Jats have sought to get themselves included in the OBC category in order to get the reservation benefits.

Is Jat OBC in UP?

Yes, as per the Government notification Jat’s have been included in the Central List of OBC in nine states, namely States of Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan (two districts), Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Bihar.

Is JAAT OBC in Delhi?

The UPA in March 2014 brought the Jats under the central list of so-called other backward classes (OBCs) in Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Bharatpur and Dholpur districts of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Are Jats rich?

The Jats and OBCs are not that rich, but many belong to the middle class. The dalits are the poorest in Delhi. While 52% are poor, only 4% dalits are rich….

The Rich and the Very Rich Voted for the BJP While the Poor Voted for the Congress
Rich 38 41
Middle class 45 36
Lower middle class 51 27

Can jats apply for EWS?

Answer. Nikita, Jaats fall under OBC Category. But as you belong to OBC, you are not eligible for EWS reservation.

Are Jats educated?

Traditionally, these caste groups worked as farmers. With an average of 5.90 years of education, Jats lag behind the forward castes.

Why is Jatt rich?

The community has been extra-rich due to being owners of land around Delhi, which is also one of the fertile region of India. The advent of modern education provided Jats a major share in all government services and business, strengthening the grip of the community in area surrounding Delhi and NCR.

Is there a reservation system in du Jat?

There are different categories of reservation in the admission process of DU JAT. Apart from SC/ST/OBC/EWS there is a reservation system for minority quota students. Candidates who belong to Sikh and Christian minorities can avail the reservation benefits.

Is there Supreme Court stay on Jat reservation?

All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) is all set to challenge the interim stay on the Jat reservation quota by Punjab and Haryana High Court in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Is the Jat reservation on hold in Haryana?

The Jat quota will remain on hold, said the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday. Protestors blocked portions of the national highways connecting Bharatpur to Mathura, Agra and Jaipur. The decision by Jats, agitating for quota, of calling off agitation had come as a relief to Delhi which was bracing for trouble.

When did the Jat reservation agitation start in India?

In July and September 2010, the Akhil Bhartiya Jat Arakshan Samiti organized protests in Delhi and Haryana seeking OBC status for Jats. One person was killed in this agitation. In 2011, the protesters blocked railway tracks in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.