What are the criteria for obtaining an EWS certificate?

To be eligible for an EWS certificate, a person must meet the following criteria:

They must not belong to any SC, ST, or OBC categories.

Their family’s annual income must be less than ₹8,00,000/-.

They must not own more than 5 acres of agricultural land.

The area of their residential flat must be less than 1,000 square feet.

The area of their residential plot must be less than 100 square yards in a notified municipality sector and 200 square yards in a non-notified municipality sector.