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PROCEDURE FOR FILING APPLICATION FOR GRANT OF MINORITY STATUS CERTIFICATE BEFORE NCMEI
(SECTION 12B)

An application for grant of minority status certificate may be made to the Commission in prescribed format, if the institution’s application for grant of MSC is pending before the State Government for a long time (say for more than three months from the date of filing of application with state government) or rejected by the authority prescribed by the State Government. The applicant should move an application first before the Authority established by state government for grant of minority status certificate. If the authority grants minority status certificate, there is no need to approach the Commission thereafter. In case of rejection of application or inordinate delay by the authority, application may be made to the Commission.  

Documents Required :

  1. The applicant minority institution should be registered as a trust under the Public Trust Act 1950 or as a Society under Societies Registration Act 1860. In case of Society, copy of Society Registration Certificate should be enclosed with the application form.  A copy of the Trust Deed, Memorandum of Association, Rules & Regulation/ Byelaws with all amendments should be enclosed.  An affidavit signed by President/Secretary of the Society/Trust should also be enclosed as per prescribed format, on appropriate value of non-judicial stamp paper. 
  2. In case of an individual run institution, applicant should file an affidavit. They should also enclose a copy of the affiliation/ approval of the concerned education authorities for running the educational institution as the case may be. 
  3. Majority of the trustees/members (i.e. at least 51%) of the managing committee of the Society of the applicant institution should belong to the applicant Minority Community. 
  4. Original application complete in all respects with copy of all relevant documents as annexure alongwith five spare sets of the application should be submitted. 

Note : - At the time of hearing the court may ask for any additional document to satisfy the claim of the institution that it is a minority institution.

Check list : Please ensure completion of application form as per check list before submitting to the Commisson


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