jam@iitm.ac.in 044 22578200
IITM

Category Certificates

Please upload valid OBC (NCL)/EWS/SC/ST/PwD Category Certificate in the JOAPS portal on or before 29th February 2024.

Invalid EWS Certificate Candidates List click here
Invalid OBC Certificate Candidates List click here
Invalid SC/ST/PwD Certificate Candidates List click here

  • Candidates who belong to the following categories need to upload a valid category and/or PwD certificate
    • Other Backward Classes - Non-Creamy Layer ( OBC-NCL)
    • Economically Weaker Section ( EWS )
    • Scheduled Caste ( SC )
    • Scheduled Tribe ( ST )
    • Persons with benchmark Disability ( PwD )
  • For OBC-NCL, EWS, SC and ST categories, certificate issued ONLY by authorized officials (refer Annexure V) shall be valid.
  • OBC-NCL and EWS certificate should be submitted in the prescribed format and should have been issued on or after April 1, 2023.
    If you are not able to upload a valid OBC-NCL / EWS Category Certificate in the JOAPS portal as soon as possible, Otherwise your category will be automatically changed to "GENERAL" Category and your application will NOT be rejected.
  • The format for OBC-NCL Certificate is given in Annexure VI.
  • The format for EWS Certificate is given in Annexure VII.
  • Physical Disability Certificate for applicants of PwD category should meet the requirements specified in PwD Guidelines.

Note: Candidates should upload scanned copy of the relevant certificate in PDF format of file size in the range 10 KB to 300 KB. Candidates shall be required to submit the same certificate during Admissions and also to the Admitting Institute.