The question is "Is the applicant eligible for the Non-ECR category?"

I'm renewing mine and my sister's passport and right now I'm studying for a diploma (2nd year). My sister is in 10th standard right now.

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    I am assuming you are applying for Indian Passport? Please check the documentation provided on the website itself.passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/onlineHtml/…
    – Incredible
    Sep 1, 2017 at 6:33
  • @ItiTyagi you would be welcome to make a summary of what the site says in an answer and then include the official link. I think it would be well received.
    – Gayot Fow
    Sep 1, 2017 at 6:53

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In order to understand if your request lies in ECR or Non-ECR, it is important to understand what ECR means. "ECR" stands for Emigration Check Required. In order to stand in a category where you do not require Emigration Check, you need to show any of the following below :

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Conclusion : If you hold any of the above mentioned documents, you need to chose "Non ECR" Category checkbox while filling the form.

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