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Reservation System in Tamilnadu | 69 % Reservation Policy | Full information for TNPSC Aspirants

The community wise reservation system in Tamilnadu is followed in education admissions and Job appointments.



Time Line

  • First Backward Classes Commission was established in Tamilnadu under the Chairmanship of AN Sattanathan in the year 1969. 
  • 1971 - The then DMK government increased the reservation for Backward Classes from 25 % to 31 % and SC / ST from 16 % to 18 %  . So total 49 % Reservation System was there .
  • 1980 - MGR 's AIADMK government has increased the BC reservation from 31% to 50% . No changes have made in SC/ST reservation , it was 18% only.
  • Second Backward Classes Commission was established in the year 1993 .
  • In 1992 , the Supreme Court of India ordered the Reservation Systems should not exceed 50% .
  • In 1993 Tamilnadu Government passes an Act and the Act was placed in the 9th Schedule of the Consitution of India.
  • In 2010, the Supreme Court had notified , if reservations can exceed 50 %, there should be quantifiable data for respective communities .

Present Reservation System in Tamilnadu - 69 % Quota System


Community Reservation
(Out of 69%)
Distribution , If any
BC 30 % BC (General)  - 26.5 %
BC (Muslims) - 3.5%
MBC 20%
SC 18% SC – 15 %
SC (Arunthathiar ) - 3%
ST 1 %



( Friends , if you find any corrections or wrong information in the above details, please let us know via comment section or email : mail@tnpscportal.in )


References : (Courtesy)

http://in.rediff.com/news/2006/may/30spec.htm

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/current-affairs/tamil-nadu-to-stick-to-69-reservation-quota_564813.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reservation_policy_in_Tamil_Nadu
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