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The scheme aims to empower and develop the students belonging to minority communities and prepare them for competitive examinations of the country so that their participation in government, as well as private jobs, will improve. The scheme provides financial support for free coaching to notified minority students in selected coaching institutions by the government. 


The objectives of the scheme are to assist and help students belonging to the notified minority communities by way of special coaching for the following:- 

(i) Qualifying examinations for admission in technical/ professional courses such as engineering, medical, law, management, information technology, robotics, etc. and language/aptitude examinations for seeking admission into foreign universities and 

(ii) Competitive examinations for recruitment to Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ services and other equivalent posts under the Central and State governments including public sector undertakings, banks, insurance companies as well as autonomous bodies.  


(i) The Ministry of Minority Affairs will fund the entire expenditure of coaching provided to selected minority students as per the terms and conditions of the Scheme. 

(ii) The grants will be provided on a per-student cost basis.

(iii) The amount of coaching fee for the program awarded to the institution/ organization will be released to the coaching institutions/organization in two installments every year. 

Download Plutus IAS Daily Current Affairs of 11th August 2021

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