State of Bihar increases reservation to 65% for recruitment in Govt. Jobs & admission in Educational Institutions

The Bihar (In Admission In Educational Institutions) Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 & the Bihar Reservation of vacancies in posts and services (For SC, ST, EBC and OBC) Amendment Bill, 2023 received the accent of the governor on 21.11.2023 thereby increasing the overall reservation for SCs, STs & OBCs from 50% to 65%. The statement of object stipulates the reason for bringing the amendment that according to the “‘Caste based Survey 2022-23’, it is apparent that large section of backward classes, schedule caste and schedule tribe need to be promoted…”