OEC (Other  Eligible Communities)

OEC (Other  Eligible Communities) are those communities recommended to include in the state Scheduled Caste list and Scheduled Tribes. Hence the OEC’s are grouped in to ,OEC (SC) and OEC (ST). As per the G.O.(Ms) 10/2014/BCDD dated 23.05.2014, 30 communities from state OBC list are selected for OEC educational assistance subjected to a maximum of  Rs. 6 Lakh annual income.

List of communities are given below.

List Other Eligible Communities(SC)
(Annexure to G.O(MS) No. 14/2017/BCDD, Dated 02.08.2017)

Sl. No. Name of the Community
01 Chakkamar
02 Madiga
03 Chemman/ Chemmar
04 Kudumbi
05 Dheevara/ Dheevaran
(Arayan, Valan, Nulayan, Mukkuvan, Arayavathi, Valanchiyar, Paniyakal, Mokaya,  Bovi,  Magayar, Mogaveerar)
06 Scheduled Caste converted to Christianity
07 Kusavan, Kulalan, Kumbharan, Velaan, Odan, Andhra Nair, Andhuru Nair
08 PulayaVettuvan (Except Kochi State)

 
 List Other Eligible Communities(ST)
(Annexure to G.O(MS) No. 14/2017/BCDD, Dated 02.08.2017)

Sl. No. Name of the Community
01 Allar(Alan)
02 Chingathan
03 Irivavan
04 Kalanadi
05 Malayan, Konga-Malayan (Kasargod, Kannur, Wayanad& Kozhikode District)
06 Kundu–Vadiyan
07 Kunuvarmanadi`
08 Malamuttan
09 Malavettuvar (Except Kasargod& Kannur Districts)
10 Malayalar
11 Panimalayan
12 Pathiyan (other than Dhobies)

List of Communities selected for OEC educational assistance subjected to a maximum of

Rs. 6 Lakh annual income as per  G.O.(Ms) 10/2014/BCDD dated 23.05.2014

Sl. No.

Name of the Community

01. Vaniya (Vanika, VanikaVaisya, VanibhaChetty, VaniyaChetty, Ayiravar, Nagarathar and Vaniyan
02. Veluthedathu Nair (Veluthedan and Vannathan)
03. Chetty/Chetties (KottarChetties, ParakkaChetties, ElurChetties, AttingalChetties, PudukkadaChetties, IranielChetties, Sri PandaraChetties, Telugu Chetties, UdiyankulangaraChetties, PeroorkadaChetties, Sadhu Chetties, 24 ManaChetties, WayanadanChetties, KalavaraChetties and 24 Mana Telugu Chetties,
04. Ezhavathi (Vathy)
05. Ganika
06. Kanisu or KaniyarPanicker, Kani or Kaniyan (Ganaka) or Kanisan or Kamnan, KalariKurup / KalariPanicker
07. Vilkurup, Perumkollan
08. Yadavas (Kolaya, Ayar, Mayar, Maniyani and Iruman), Erumakkar
09. Devanga
10. Pattariyas
11. Saliyas (Chaliya, Chaliyan)
12. Pandithar
13. Vaniar
14. Ezhuthachan
15. Chakkala / Chakkala Nair
16. Reddiars (throughout the State except in Malabar Area)
17. Kavuthiya
18. Veerasaiva (Yogi, YogeeswaraPoopandaram, Malapandaram, Jangam, Matapathi, Pandaram, Pandaran, Vairavi, Vairagi)
19. Vilakkithala Nair –Vilakkithalavan
20. Vaduka–Vadukan, Vadugar, Vaduka, Vaduvan
21. Chavalakkaran
22. Agasa
23. Kaikolan
24. Kannadiyans
25. Kerala Mudalis
26. Madivala
27. Naikkans
28. Tholkolans
29. Thottian
30. Mooppar or KallanMoopan or KallanMoopar