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Definition

SC is common short form for SCHEDULED CASTE - a typically Indian term to describe a category of castes that have been legally listed as schedules castes. Being listed as an SC gives certain privileges in college admission and certain types of jobs.

Usage

Bhadariah is getting a college admission seat under the SC quota. Not sure if he is really a SC or just got a certificate.
Added 2011-08-16 by Impolitika

Root

English

Region

All India

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People

Related Terms

SCST

Terms referencing this

ST (Scheduled Tribe), BC