Support for SC/ST reservations in education among young adults in India 2016

Support for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe reservations in education among young adults across India in 2016, by religion

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Release date

April 2017

Region

India

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

6,122 respondents

Age group

15-34 years

Special properties

Across 19 states in the country

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

In India, scheduled caste, scheduled tribe (SC/ST) and other backward classes (OBC) are officially recognized by the constitution as groups of disadvantaged indigenous people, providing special provisions for their betterment, implementing a 'positive discrimination'. Most education scholarships and student aid is available to minorities belonging to these castes or tribes among others.

Figures may not not add up to 100 due to rounding off.
Title as per the source: Support for existing reservations for SC/STs and OBCs in government jobs and educational institutions.

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