OBC Creamy Layer (OBC-CL): If the parental income of the OBC candidates above Rs.6 Lakhs and above will be considered as OBC Creamy Layer.
OBC Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL): If the parental income of the OBC candidates is less than Rs.6 Lakhs will be considered as OBC Non Creamy Layer.
For candidates belonging to OBC Non creamy layer only, 27% of the seats are reserved in all IITs, and ISM Dhanbad. For the purpose of reservation of seats in JEE Advanced 2016, a candidate will be considered as OBC only if he/she belongs to the in OBC category.
In case the reserved seats in this category are not filled, they can be filled by GE category candidates.
Attested copies of category certificates issued after January 2016 by a competent authority in the prescribed format must be submitted to the concerned Zonal IIT along with the registration number of JEE Advanced Exam during 21 May 2017
View or Download OBC NCL Certificate Format
OBC candidates will be required to produce original certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of counselling as well as at the time of admission, failing which they will not be considered for admission.
Note : No need to enclose the OBC NCL certificate with the JEE Main application confirmation page.
State list OBC Candidates who are not in OBC-NCL central list must choose General. The OBC cremy layer candidates are considered as General candidates only.