Definition of "Applicant"

An applicant includes any individual who is marginalised or disadvantaged as per the definition laid out under Section 12 of the Legal Services Authority, Act 1987.

These eligible categories, along with required proof of eligibility, are specified in the table below

No. Eligibility Category Proof of Eligibility
1. Member of a Scheduled Caste Scheduled Caste Certificate
2. Member of a Scheduled Tribe; Scheduled Tribe Certificate
3. Victim of trafficking in human beings or beggar as referred in article 23 of the Constitution; Any document proving this status – legal/court/police document.
4. Woman or a Child; No document required for women For Children Birth certificate
5. Person with disability Disability certificate
6. Person in custody Court order/documents
7. An industrial workman Employment id/certification
8. Victim of a mass disaster, ethnic violence, caste atrocity, flood, drought, earthquake or industrial disaster; Any legal/government document certifying this status.
9. Person with annual income less than [x]
Please check applicable annual income
Income certificate
10. Other A text box must appear allowing the applicant to describe the nature of eligibility criteria and uploading relevant document.

Please read the terms and conditions applicable to 'Applicants' here.