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Government Of Assam Cachar District

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Permanent Resident Certificate (only for studying Higher Education)


PRC is issued to Indian Citizens only for the purpose of admission to educational institution where such certificates are insisted upon by the educational institution. Such Certificate are issued as per existing provisions after due examination by the Deputy Commissioners and Sub-Divisional Officers (Civil) containing a clear provision that it will be applicable only in respect of the specific requirement of admission to that specific institution and shall not be valid for any other purpose. The following categories of persons are eligible for Permanent Residential Certificate. .

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant should be citizen of India.
  2. Applicant should pass HSLC Examination 

Documents Required

The application should include the following documents:

  1. *Two copies of passport size photographs.
  2. *Records of Immovable property if any, with up¬to¬date Land Revenue Paid Slip.
  3. Copy of Indian Passport or
  4. *Certified copy of NRC 1951.
  5. *Certified copy of the voters list to check the linkage.
  6. Copy of the PRC of any member of the family of the applicant stating relationship, if any.
  7. *Copy of the Birth Certificate issued by competent authority.
  8. *Copy of HSLC Certificate/Admit Card.
  9. Employment Certificate issued by the employer showing joining in present place of posting, if any.
  10. *Documents related to parents and forefathers having continuously resided in Assam for a minimum period of 50 years or
  11. *Documents related to guardian having continuously resided in Assam for a minimum period of 20 years.
  12. *Upto date land revenue paid receipt for 3(three) years. 

(The document that has begun with * are mandatory)

Type of Service

Online only 

Step by step procedures to apply

  • For obtaining a PRC, an applicant/citizen will visit near Common Service Center(CSC)/PFC in DC/SDO(C)/CO office with all the relevent documents.