OBC Quota in Educational Institutes – Landmark Judgment by Supreme Court

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the legislation providing 27% quota for other backward castes (OBCs) in centrally funded educational institutions, including IITs and IIMs.

The economically well off, also known as the “creamy layer” from amongst the OBCs, however, will remain out of the quota’s ambit. A review of the quota’s continuation would have to be done every five years, the apex court said.

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Summary of Supreme Court Judgment on 27 % OBC Quota in Educational Institutes

Full Text Of Supreme Court Judgment on OBC Quota (Available here – Ashoka Kumar Thakur Vs. Union of India and Ors)

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