Mutation means registration of name of a person in the Record of Right i:e: Jamabandi It is obligatory on the part of every proprietor, land holder, mortgagee succeeding to any estate or share there in an estate whether by transfer or inheritance and obtaining possession of the same, shall within six months from the date of taking possession or assumption of charges, apply to Deputy commissioner /Circle officer for mutation of his/her name in the Jamabadi as proprietor, land holder, manager, or mortgagee and of the nature and extent of interest in respect of which the application is made.Mutation is done by way of sale, gift, mortgage, inheritance, will etc.
Types of Mutation:
There are two types of Mutation
Office mutation is normally done in Circle office through office procedures.
Field mutation is done in rural areas by Circle Officer during field visit . Citizen may apply in a plain paper with required documents to Circle officer or Lot Mandal for field mutation.
Provisions of Acts/ Rules for Mutation:
Standard Format for application of Mutation:
There is a Standard Application Format available in the Circle Offices for Office Mutation. The application should be filled in Form 26 with court fee stamp (10 of part Assamese and 6 of Bengali of Assam schedule XVII). However, there is no any standard format for application of Field Mutation .An applicant may apply in a plain paper with required documents to Circle officer or Lot Mandal for Field Mutation.
Where and how the application can be submitted?
Application for Office Mutation is to be filed in the Circle office. For Grant Mutation it is to be filed in the Deputy Commissioner’s office. Citizen may either apply to concerning Lot Mandal or Circle Officer for Field Mutation. Moreover, citizen can apply Mutation online through ILRMS (Integrated Land Records Management System), Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Govt of Assam after the Citizen Centric Service is commissioned.
Necessary documents /information required to be furnished along with application for Mutation: