‘Domicile Certificate’ Replaces PRC For Admissions 

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Srinagar: Government on Wednesday ordered that the requirement of ‘Permanent Resident Certificate’ wherever prescribed for admission into Educational Institutions shall be replaced with ‘Domicile Certificate’.

“With the enactment of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019, series of constitutional changes have been effected. In terms of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2019, any reference by whatever form to “permanent residents of the State or hereditary State subject”, wherever they occurred in any Act or notification issued or rules, orders made there under, stands omitted with necessary grammatical variation,” reads a government order.

“The Government has notified the Jammu and Kashmir Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules, 2020, vide S.O 166 dated 18th of May, 2020,” it said, adding, “Consequent upon the above, it has been decided that the requirement of ‘Permanent Resident Certificate’ wherever prescribed for admission into Educational Institutions shall be replaced with ‘Domicile Certificate’.”

All Administrative Secretaries have been advised to immediately effect changes in statutes and rules wherever there exists prescribed requirement of “Permanent Resident Certificate’ for admission in Educational Institutions.

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