OBC : Other Backward Class

O : Other
B : Backward
C : Class

Full form of OBC

Full form of OBC is "Other Backward Class". It is an common acronym used in India by government for classifying backward caste amongst all other classes.The population of OBC was around 52% in 1980 and it reduced to 41% by 2006.

About OBC

OBC are the caste which are socially and educationally backward in India according to the India Constitution.They are given a reservation of 27% in government and public sector units to ensure development and education of these caste.

These OBC caste are further divided in 2 parts
(1) OBC Creamy Layer
(2) OBC Non Creamy Layer

OBC Creamy Layer

If the gross family income of the family is more than 8,00,000 rupees or parent/Guardian of that  person is employed in government or public sector at class 1 or group A  then the person is said to be in creamy layer. If a person lies in OBC Creamy Layer then that person is not eligible to avail any of 27% reservation of OBC's.

OBC Non Creamy Layer

If the gross family income of the family is less than 8,00,000 rupees or parent/Guardian of that  person is employed in government or public sector at class lower than 1  like class 2, class 3, then the person is said to be in Non creamy layer.  If a person lies in OBC Creamy Layer then that person is  eligible to avail any of 27% reservation of OBC's.

Need for the reservation for the OBC caste

OBC  were the caste that were socially and educationally backward and they comprised a 50% of India's population at the time of independence. Hence to to increase the education amongst these caste and give them a proper exposure to  equality these OBC caste were given a reservation so that these backward classes don't remain backward and such caste can  be developed.

 Category amonst all Castes in India

In India castes are majorly divided amongst 4 parts
(1) General or Developed Caste
(2) OBC
(3) ST
(4) SC

I Have mentioned few details about each category so you can click on above links and know more about it.

Conclusion

Hence i hove you might have cleared you confusion about the Full form of OBC

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