Economically Weaker Sections Reservation in CWC Recruitment 2019

Hello and welcome to exampundit. So, CWC Recruitment 2019 is the first major notification with Economically Weaker Sections Reservation. So, we decided to give you the rules under Economically Weaker Sections Reservation in CWC Recruitment 2019.

Economically Weaker Sections Reservation in CWC Recruitment 2019

10% of Vacancies are reserved for the EWS as per the directions of Government of India instructions issued vide DoPT OM No. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 19th January, 2019.


Persons who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations to the Scheduled Castes, the Schedule Tribes and the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and whose family has gross annual income below Rs. 8.00 lakh are to be identified as EWSs for the benefit of reservation.


Also, family for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefit of reservation. His/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years.


So, the income shall include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession etc.

And it will be income for the financial year prior to the year of application.


Also, persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWSs, irrespective of the family income:

  • 5 acres of Agricultural Land and above;
  • 1000 sq. ft. and above Residential flat;
  • Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities;
  • 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities of Residential plot


The income and assets of the families as mentioned in para 2 are required to be certified by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar in the States/UTs.

So, the candidates shortlisted for document verification/interview are required to bring the requisite certificate as specified by the Government of India at the time of appearing for the process of document verification/interview.


We have also given the Exam Patterns of All Posts in CWC Recruitment 2019.

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