Central List of Other Backward Castes (OBCs): Tamil Nadu


State : Tamil Nadu
Entry No.
Caste / Community
1
Agamudayar including Thozhu or Thuluva Vellala
2
Alwar, Azhavar and Alavar (in Kanniyakumari district and Sheoncottah Taulk of Tirunelveli district )
3
Ambalakarar, Ambalakaran(including servai)
4
Andi pandaram
5
Arayar, Arayan, Nulayar (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
6
Archakari Vellala
7
Aryavathi (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
8
Attur Kilnad Koravar (in Salem, South Arcot, Ramanathapuram Kamarajar and Pasumpon Muthuramadigam district)
9
Attur Melnad Koravar (in Salem district)
10
Badagar
11
Bestha Siviar
12
Bhatraju (other than Kshatriya Raju)
13
Billava
14
Bondil
15
Boyar
16
Oddar (including Boya, Donga Boya, Gorrela Dodda Boya, Kalvathila Boya, Pedda Boya, Oddar, Kal Oddar Nellorepet Oddar and Sooramari Oddar)
17
Chakkala
18
Changayampudi Koravar (In North Arcot District)
19
Chavalakarar (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
20
Chettu or Chetty (including Kottar Chetty, Elur Chetty, Pathira Chetty Valayal Chetty Pudukkadai Chetty) (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
21
C.K. Koravar (in South Arcot district)
22
Converts to Christianity from Scheduled Castes, irrespective of the generation of conversion for the purpose of reservation of seats in Educational Institutions and for seats in Public Services
23
C.S.I. Formerly S.I.U.C. in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district
24
Dabi Koravar (in Thanjavur, Trichirapally, Pudkukottai and North Arcot district)
25
Dasari (including Donga Dasari and Gudu Dasari)
26
Dekkani Muslim
27
Devangar, Sedar
28
Dobba Koravar (in Salem district)
29
Dobbai Koracha (In Tiruchirappally and Pudukottai districts)
30
Dommara (including Domb & Dommar)
31
Donga Ur. Koracha
32
Dudekula
33
Enadi
34
Eravallar (except Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district where the community is a Scheduled Tribe)
35
Ezhavathy (in Kanyakumari District and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
36
Ezhuthachar (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
37
Ezhuva (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
38
Gandarvakottai Koravar (In Thanjavur, Tiruchirapally Pudukottai and South Arcot districts)
39
Ganagavar
40
Gavara, Gavarai (Kavarai) and Vadugar(Vaduvar) (other than Kamma, Kapu, Balija and Reddi)
41
Gounder
42
Gowda (including Gammala, Kalali and Anuppa Gounder)
43
Hegde
44
Idiga
45
Illathu Pillaimar, Illuvar, Ezhuvar and Illathar
46
Inji Koravar (In Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli and Pudukottai districts)
47
Isaivellalar
48
Jambuvanodai
49
Jangam
50
Jhetty
51
Jogi (including Jogis)
52
Kabbera
53
Kaikolan, Kaikolar , Sengunthar
54
Kaladi
55
Kala Koravar (In Thanjavur, Tiruchirapally and Pudukottai districts)
56
Kalari Kurup including Kalari Panieker (In Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
57
Kalingi
58
Kalinji Dabikoravar (In Thanjavur and Pudukottai districts)
59
Kallar (including Easanattu Kallar Gandarvakkottai Kallar Koottappal Kallar Piramalai Kallar and Periasooriyur Kallar)
60
Kalveli Gounder
61
Kambar
62
Kammalar or Viswakarma, Viswakammala (including Thattar, Porkollar, Kannar Karumar Kollar, Thacher, Kalthacher Kamsala and Viswabrahmin)
63
Kani, Kanisu Kaniyar Panikkar
64
Kannada Saineegar, Kannadiyar (throughout the State) and Dasapalanjika (Coimbatore, Erode and Nilgiris districts)
65
Karuneegar (Seer Karuneegar, Sri Karuneegar, Sarattu Karuneegar, Kaikatti Karuneegar Mathu Vazhi Kanakkar Sozhi Kanakkar and Sunnambu Karuneegar)
66
Katesar Pattamkatti
67
Kavuthiyar
68
Kepmari (in Chengalpattu, Pudukottai and Tiruchirapalli districts)
69
Kerala Mudali
70
Kharvi
71
Khatri
72
Kongu Chettiar (in Coimbatore and Periyar district only)
73
Kongu Vellalar (including Vellala Gounder Nattu Gounder, Narambukkatti Gounder, Tirumudi Vellalar, Thondu Vellalar, Pala Gounder, Poosari Gounder, Anuppa Vellala Gounder, Padaithalai Gounder, Chendalai Gounder, Pavalankatti Vellala Gounder, Pala Vellala Gounder, Sanku Vellala Gounder and Rathinagiri Gounder
74
Koppala Velama
75
Koracha
76
Koravar (in Chengalpattu, Ramanathapuram, Kamarajar, Pasumpen Mutouramalingam, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Madras ,Madurai and the Nilgiris districts)
77
Koteyar
78
Krishnanvaka (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
79
Kudumbi (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
80
Kulala (including Kuyavar, Kumbarar and Velar)
81
Kunchidigar
82
Kunnuvar Mannadi
83
Kurhini Chetty
84
Kurumba (where they are not Scheduled Tribes), Kurumba Gounder,
85
Labbai, Rowthar and Marakayar (whether their spoken language is Tamil or Urdu)
86
Lambadi
87
Latin Catholic (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
88
Jangama
89
Mahratta (non-Brahmin) (including Namdev Mahratta)
90
Mahendra, Medara
91
Malayan, Malayar
92
Male
93
Maujagar
94
Mapilla
95
Maravar (including Karumaravar, Appanad Kondayamkottai Maravar and Sembanad Maravar)
96
Maruthuvar, Navithar, Mangala, Velakkattalavar, Velakkattalanair and Pronopakari
97
Meenavar, Parvatharajakulam, Pattanavar, Sembadavar(including converts to Christianity)
98
Monda Koravar
99
Mooppan
100
Moundadan Chetty
101
Mukkuvan, Mukkuvar or Mukayar including converts to Christianity)
102
Muthuraja Muthuracha Muttiriyar Muthiriyar Mutharaiyar
103
Mutlakampatti
104
Nadar, Shanar and Gramani, including Christian Nadar, Christian Shanar and Christian Gramani
105
Nagaram
106
Naikkar (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
107
Nanjil Mudali (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
108
Narikoravar
109
Nokkar
110
Odar (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
111
Odiya
112
Ovachar
113
Pamulu
114
Panar (Except in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district where the community is a Scheduled Caste)
115
Pannayar (including Kathikarar in Kanniyakumari district)
116
Pannirandam Chettiar or Uthama Chettiar
117
Paravar including converts to Christianity (except in Kanniya-kumari district and Shenocottah taluk of Tirunelveli district where the community is a Scheduled Caste)
118
Parkavakulam (Suruthimar including those Suruthimar who call themselves as Moopanar, Nathamar including those Nathamar who call themselves as Nainar, Malayamar)
119
Perike (including Perike Balija)
120
Perumkollar (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
121
Ponnai Koravar (in North Arcot district)
122
Poraya
123
Pulluvar or Pooluvar, Pooluva Gounder
124
Pusala
125
Sadhu Chetty (including Telugu Chetty, Telugupatty Chetty, Twenty-four Manai Telugu Chetty)
126
Sakkaravar or Kavathi (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
127
Sakkaraithamadai Koravar (in North Arcot district)
128
Salem Melnad Koravar (in Madurai, Coimbatore Periyar, Pudukottai, Tiruchirappalli, Salem and North Arcot districts)
129
Salem Uppu Koravar (in Salem district)
130
Salivagana, Salivahana
131
Saliyar Padmasaliyar Pathusaliyar Pattariya and Adhaviyar
132
Saranga Palli Koravar
133
Sathatha Srivaishnava (including Sathanai, Chattadi and Chattada Srivaishnava)
134
Savalakkarar
135
Senaithalaivar, Senaikudiyar and Illaivaniar
136
Sourashtra (Patnulkarar)
137
Sozhia Chetty
138
Sozhia Vellalar (including Sozha Vellalar, Vetrilaikarar, Kodikalkarar and Keeraikarar
139
Srisayar
140
Thalli Koravar (in Salem district)
141
Thogamalai Koravar or Kepmari (in Tiruchirappalli, and Pudukottai districts)
142
Thogatta Veerakshatriya
143
Tholkollar (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
144
Tholuva Naicker and Vetalakara Naicker
145
Thondaman
146
Thoriyar, Badaga Thoraiyar of Nilgiris, Thoraiyar(plains)
147
Thottiya Naicker (including Rajakambalam, Gollavar, Sillavar, Thockalavar and Tholuva Naicker), Erragollar
148
Uppara, Uappillia and Sagara
149
Uppukoravar or Settipalli Koravar (in Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Madurai and North Arcot districts)
150
Urali Gounder, (throughout the state) and Orudya Gounder, or Oorudaya Gounder (in Madurai, Coimbatore, Periyar, Tiueechirapalli, Pudukottai and Salem districts)
151
Vaduvarpatti Koravar (in Madurai, Ramanathauram, Pasumpon Muthuramalingam, Kamarajar, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli and Pudukottai districts)
152
Valaiyar (including Chettinad Valaiyar)
153
Vallambar
154
Valmiki
155
Vaniyar, Vania Chettiar (including Gandla, Ganika, Telikula and Chekkalar)
156
Vannar (Salavai Thozhilalar) including Agasa, Madivala, Ekali, Rajakula, Veluthadar and Rajaka (except in Kanniyakumari District and Shencottah Taluk in Tirunelveli District where the community is a Scheduled Caste)
157
Vanniyakula Kshatriya (including Vanniya, Vanniyar, Vannia Gounder, Gounder or Kander, Padayachi, Palli and Agnikula Kshatriya)
158
Varaganeri Koravar (in Tiruchira Palli and Pudukottai districts)
159
Vayalpad or Nawalpeta Koracha
160
Veduvar/Vettaikkarar (throughout the state) and Vedar (except in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district where the community is a Scheduled Caste)
161
Veerasaiva (in Kanniyakumari district and Shenocottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
162
Vellan Chettiar, Agaram Vellan Chettiar
163
Veluthodathu Nair (in Kanniyakumari district and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli district)
164
Vetta Koravar (in Salem district)
165
Vetuva Gounder, Punnan Vettuva Gounder
165 (A)
Virakodi Vellala (former Panisaivan only)
166
Vokkaligar (including Vakkaligar, Okkaligar, Kappiliyar, Kappiliya, Okkaliya, Gowda, Okkaliya Gowda, Okkaliga Gowda, Okkaliya Gowder)
167
Wynad Chetty (The Nilgiris dist.)
168
Yadava (including Idaiyar, Telugu speaking Idaiyar known as Vaduga Ayar or Vaduga Idaiyar or Golla, Mond Golla and Asthanthra Golla)
169
Yavana
170
Yerukula
171
Yogeeswarar
172
Christian converts from any Hindu Backward Classes
173
Battu Turkas
174
Devagudi Talayari
175
Podikara Vellalar
176
Pulavar
177
Nangudi Vellalar
178
Kuga Vellalar
179
Kallar Kula Thondaman
180
Thiyya
181
Latin Catholic Christian Vannar (in Kanniyakumari District)

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s