Sweety Stay Original. 142 Questions 116 Answers 102 Best Answers 783 Points View Profile Sweety Asked: July 17, 20202020-07-17T13:12:34+05:30 2020-07-17T13:12:34+05:30In: UPSC CSE EWS full form What is the full form of EWS? article 15constitutionewsfull form Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Rajnish Optimist 145 Questions 255 Answers 237 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Rajnish Optimist 2020-07-17T14:07:42+05:30Added an answer on July 17, 2020 at 2:07 pm EWS: Economically Weaker Section The full form of EWS is Economically Weaker Section. Those in general category and having an annual income of less than Rs. 8 lakhs and not belonging to any other reserved category such as SC , ST , OBC is termed as EWS. A candidate whose family income is more than the prescribed limit (8 lakhs) will be considered as a candidate from the general category but not from the EWS category. Criteria for EWS: Family income must be less than Rs. 8lakh per annum Less than 5 acres of agricultural land. Less than 1000 sq. ft residential flat’s area. Residential plot’s area should be less than 100/200 sq. yards 103rd amendment (EWS) on Change to Constitution: The Aggregated Act amended in Article 15. It added a reservation clause, which can be used by Individuals belonging to EWS which are not covered by any of the existing schemes of reservations in SC, ST, and OBC. Now the State has the power to make any special provision For supporting any economically weaker sections of the population. In fact, the Government Is admitted Making provision for the allocation of up to 10 percent of seats for those who when admitted Educational institutions, including private institutions of education, whether funded or not the Government, except for the educational minority institutions. This reservation would be up to 10 percent added to existing reservations. The Act also required changes to Section 16 of the Constitution. 2 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is article 19 of the Indian Constitution? What is article 16 (4) of the Indian Constitution?