Other Backward Classes in Kerala State

State OBC List

There are separate OBC lists for state purpose and central purpose. Kerala OBC list is annexed as part 1, scheduled 1 (c) of Kerala state and subordinate service rule 1958. This list is based on the GO (P) No. 81/2009/SCSTDD dated 26/09/2009. This list is used for employment purpose in Kerala.

Other Backward Classes in the Kerala State
(List IIIrd of Part – I KS&SSR 1958)

I Throughout the State
01 Agasa
02 Ambalakkaran
02A Anchunadu Vellallars
03 Anglo Indian
04 xxxxxx
05 xxxxxxx
06 Aremahrati
07 Arya
08 Bandari
09 Billava
10 Chakkala
11 xxxxxxx
12 Chavalakkaran
13 Chetty/Chetties (Kottar Chetties, Parakka Chetties, Elur Chetties, Attingal Chetties, Pudukkada Chetties, Iraniel Chetties, Sri Pandara Chetties, Telugu Chetties, Udiyankulangara Chetties, Peroorkada Chetties, Sadhu Chetties, 24 Manai Chetties, Wayanadan Chetties, Kalavara Chetties and 24 Manai Telugu Chetties, Mountadan Chetties, Edanadan Chetties)
14 Devadiga
15 Devanga
15A Dheevara (Arayan, Valan, Nulayan, Mukkuvan, Arayavathi, Valinjiar, Paniakkal, Mukaya, Bovi, Mukayar and Mukaveeran)
16 Ezhavas and Thiyyas
(1) Izhavan, Ishavan, Ezhavan
(2) Ezhuva, Izhuva, Ishuva
(3) Izhuvan, Ishuvan, Ezhuvan
(4) Izhava, Izhavan, Ishavan
(5) Illuva
(6) Illuvan
(7) Irava
(8) Iruva
(9) Ezhavas and Thiyyas
17 Ezhavathi
18 Ezhuthachan
19 Ganika
20 Gatti
21 Gowda
22 Hegde
23 xxxxxxx
24 xxxxxxx
25 Jogi
26 Kadupattan
27 Kaikolan
28 Kelasi (Kalasi Panicker)
29 Kalari Kurup or Kalari Panicker
30 Viswakarmas including Asari Chaptegra, Kallasari, Kalthachan, Kammala, Kamsala, Kannan, Karuvan, Kitaran, Kollan, Malayala Kammala, Moosari, Pandikammala, Pandithattan, Perumkollan, Thachan, Thattan, Vilkurup, Villasan, Viswabrahmanan or Viswabrahmanar, Viswakarmala and Palisa Perumkollan.
31 Kannadiyans
32 Kanisu or Kaniyar Panicker, Kani or Kaniyar (Ganaka) or Kanisan or Kamnan
33 Kavuthiyan
34 Kavudiyaru
35 Kongu Navithan, Vettuva Navithan and Aduthon
35. A The Kongu Vellala Gounder including Vellala Gounder, Nattu Gounder, Pala Gounder, Poosari Gounder and Pala Vellala Gounder
36 Koteyar
37 Krishnanvaka
38 Kerala Mudalis
39 Kudumbis
40 Kusavan (Kulala, Kulala Nair or Andhra Nair or Anthuru Nair)
41 Kumbarans
41 A Kunnuvar Mannadi
41. B Kuruba
42 Latin Catholics (Latin Christians)
43 Madivala
44 xxxxx
45 Maravans
46 Maruthuvar
47 xxxxx
48 Muslim or Mappila (including Turukkar / Turukkan of Kasargod District)
49 Hindu Nadars
49. A Nadars included in S.I.U.C
50 Naikkans
51 Odans
52 Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity
53 Pandithars
54 Panniyar
55 Pattariyas
56 xxxxx
57 Peruvannan (Varanavar)
58 xxxxx
59 Rajapur
60 Chakravar, Sakravar (Kavathi)
61 Sourashtras
62 Saliyas, Chaliya (Chaliyan)
63 Senai Thalavar (Elavaniar)
64 S.I.U.C. (Excluding Nadars specified in item 49A)
64. A Thachar
65 Tholkollans
66 Thottian
67 Vaduvans, Vadugans, Vadukars and Vadukas (Vadukans)
68 xxxxx
69 Velaans (Velaan, Velaar)
70 Vanians (Vanika, Vanika Vaisya, Vanibha Chetty, Vaniya Chetty, Ayiravar, Nagarathar and Vaniyan)
71 Vaniar
72 Vakkaliga
73 Veerasaivas (Yogis, Yogeeswara, Poopandaram/ Maalapandaram, Jangam and Pandaram)
74 Veluthedathu Nair (Veluthedan and Vannathan)
75 Vilakkithala Nair (Vilakkithalavan)
76 Yadavas (Kolaya, Ayar, Mayar, Maniyani, Iruman and Erumakkar)
77 Mooppar or Kallan Mooppan or Kallan Moopar
78 Mahendra Medara
II In Malabar District
01 xxxxx
02 Boyan
03 Ganjam Reddis
04 Vishavan
III Throughout the State except Malabar District
01 Kammara
02 xxxxx
03 Malayekandi
04 Reddiars
IV Throughout the State except Kasaragod and Hosdurg Taluk, Malabar District
01 Marati

Explanation :— In this Schedule, Malabar District shall mean the Malabar District referred to in sub-section (2) of section 5 of the State Re-organisation Act, 1956