Coaching for SC/OBC Students

| August 6, 2013
Coaching for SC/OBC Students
 

The Ministry extends admissible financial assistance to the reputed institutions/centres run by State Governments/UT Administrations, Universities and the private sector organizations to implement its Central Sector Scheme of ‘Free Coaching for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Other Backward Class Students (OBCs)’ to provide good quality coaching for the competitive examinations and finishing courses, broadly as follows:

 

(1) Group A and B examinations conducted by the Union Public Service Commission / The Staff Selection Commission / Various Railway Recruitment Boards / Group A and B examinations conducted by the State Public Service Commissions/Officers’ Grade examinations conducted by Banks, Insurance Companies/Public Sector Undertakings, including civil services examination and job oriented courses.

 

(2) Premier Entrance Examinations for admission in (i) Engineering (eg. IIT-JEE & AIEEE), (ii) Medical (eg. AIPMT),  (iii) professional courses like Management (eg. CAT) and Law (eg. CLAT) and (iv) such other disciplines, Ministry may decide from time to time;

 

(3) Finishing courses / job-oriented courses for employment in private sector like IT, Bio-technology etc.  and other professional courses specified by the Government from time to time.

 

Only students belonging to SCs and OBCs having total annual family income upto Rs. 3.00 lakh are eligible under the Scheme.  The ratio of SC and OBC students to be coached under the Scheme is 70:30.

 

A Statement showing  State-wise funds  released  and the number of candidates  who attended free coaching classes  under the Scheme  during the last three years (2010-11 to 2012-13) and current year is:

 

 

Funds released under ‘Free Coaching for SC and OBC Students’

S.No.

States/UTs

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14(upto 31.7.2013)

Financial assistance (Rs. In lakhs)

No. of candidates

Financial assistance (Rs. In lakhs)

No. of candidates

Financial assistance (Rs. In lakhs)

No. of candidates

Financial assistance (Rs. In lakhs)

No. of candidates

1

A.P.

269.78

2340

207.28

1650

354.99

3096

64.41

*

2

Bihar

0

0

14.06

150

22.68

210

0

0

3

Gujarat

25.44

150

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Haryana

44.47

300

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

Karnataka

18.75

100

0

5.00

100

3.60

*

6

Kerala

22.46

260

25.94

350

11.49

200

13.56

*

7

Madhya Pradesh

23.4

160

0

16.12

150

0

0

8

Maharashtra

170.97

1800

9.56

150

5

120

14.43

*

9

Orissa

16.75

150

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

Punjab

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11

Rajasthan

23.78

340

0

0

0

0

0

0

12

Tamil Nadu

16.01

220

129.15

1680

86.68

1442

3.7

*

13

U.P.

21.69

460

8.6

100

30.40

347

14.00

*

14

Chandigarh

63.08

580

0

0

0

0

0

0

15

Delhi

136.54

1840

83.30

999

5.64

100

8.70

*

TOTAL

853.12

8700

477.89

5079

538.00

5765

122.40

0*

* balance amount for 2012-13

This information was given by the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment,  Shri Manikrao Hodlya Gavit  in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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