Age relaxation for SC/ST as an incident of Reservation under Article 16: What SC held

Murali Krishnan July 4 2019
Reservation, Ambedkar Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has reiterated that when a relaxed standard as regards age limit, experience, qualification is applied in selecting a candidate for SC/ST, SEBC category, then a candidate of such category selected in the said manner, shall have to be considered only against the reserved post. Such a candidate would be deemed as unavailable for consideration against unreserved posts.

The judgment was passed by a Bench of Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Indira Banerjee in an appeal against the decision of a Division . . .

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