Free Coaching Scheme for SC and OBC students
Last date for inviting applications under Free Coaching Scheme for SC and OBC for 2022-23 is extented to 15th June 2022.
The objective of the Scheme is to provide coaching of good quality for economically disadvantaged Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) candidates to enable them to appear in competitive examinations and succeed in obtaining appropriate job in Public/Private Sector.
A total of 3500 students will be assisted annually under the Scheme. 60% of total available slots shall be allotted to the courses for which qualifying exam is graduation (Bachelor’s level). 40% of total slots shall be for the courses for
which qualifying exam is Class 12.
Only students belonging to SCs and OBCs having total family income from all sources of Rs.8.00 lakh or less per annum will be eligible for benefits under the Scheme. However, SC/OBC candidates belonging to a Minority community shall not be eligible under this scheme and can apply under the similar scheme of Ministry of Minority Affairs.