Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion

Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion

Question

What is the parameter for determination of reserved seats for SC and ST?

Answer

It is equal to the percentage share of SC and ST in the total population of India. For example, as per census of 2001, percentage share of scheduled caste were recorded as 16.20% and that of scheduled tribe 8.20% in the total population (1,028,610) of India.

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