Schedule Caste (SC), Other Backward Class (OBC) Free Coaching Scheme

Prime Minister of India
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Free Coaching Scheme Advertisement
Highlights
  • Reimbursement of Full Coaching Fees.
  • Rs. 4,000/- monthly stipend.
Customer Care
  • Scheme Related Query :- 011-23382391.
  • Email :- dbtcell@nic.in.
  • For Portal Technical Query :- 011-223073443.
  • Contact Number :- 011-23389368.
  • Email : pk.singh72@nic.in
Information Brochure
Overview Of The Scheme
Name of the Scheme Free Coaching Scheme for SC and OBC Students.
Number of Scholarship 3500 scholarship seats per year.
Amount of Scholarship
  • Reimbursement of Full Coaching Fees.
  • Rs. 4,000/- monthly stipend.
Eligibility Students Should Belong to Schedule Caste and Other Backward Class.
Objective
  • To provide good quality coaching to financially weak students.
  • To get them prepare for competitive examination.
Nodal Ministry Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.
Mode of Applying Online.

Introduction

  • This is 100% centrally funded free coaching scheme for SC and OBC students.
  • It is fully operated and maintained by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.
  • It came into effect from September, 2001.
  • Initially it was started as a joint scheme named "Coaching and Allied Support for Weaker Sections" in which minority students were also beneficiaries.
  • But, in 2007, the government created a separate minority ministry, so the scheme was modified and the minority section was excluded from the scheme.
  • Its main objective is to provide good quality coaching to economically weaker students and help them prepare for competitive examination.
  • Under this scheme, the full fee of the student will be refunded after the student uploads the fee receipt.
  • Rs. 4,000/- monthly stipend will also be given to the students on completion of the coaching period.
  • To claim the monthly stipend the student has to upload the hall ticket of the examination along with the self certificate that he/she completed the coaching and took the examination.
  • A total of 3500 seats are available every year.
  • Out of total, 2450 seats are for Schedule Caste Students and 1050 seats are for Other Backward Caste Students.
  • Out of the total, 2100 seats are allotted where the qualifying exam is graduation seats and 1400 seats area allotted where the qualifying exam is 12th Class.

Eligibility

  • Schedule Caste Students.
  • Other Backward Caste Students.
  • The family income from all sources should not exceed Rs.8 lakh.
  • Schedule Caste and Other Backward Caste students belonging to Minority community are not eligible.
  • Students who have less than 50% marks in class 10th and 12th and are not eligible.

Courses Offered

  • Group A and B examination conducted by :-
    • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
    • Staff Selection Commission (SSC).
    • Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).
  • Group A and B examination conducted by State Public Service Commission.
  • Officers Grade examination conducted by :-
    • Banks.
    • Insurance Companies.
    • Public Sector Undertaking (PSUs).
  • Entrance Examination like :-
    • National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
    • Common Admission Test (CAT).
    • Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).
    • IIT-JEE.
  • Examination like :-
    • Scholastic Assessment Test.
    • General Record Examination (GRE).
    • Graduate Management Assessment Test (GMAT).
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • Entrance Examination for :-
    • Commercial Pilot License (CPL).
    • National Defence Academy.
    • Combined Defence Services.

Amount of Scholarship

  • The total fees of coaching will be refunded to the students.
  • A monthly Stipend of Rs. 4,000/- will be given to the selected students.
  • The student will be given a stipend for the course or for 9 months whichever is less.

Maximum Fees Reimbursement

Courses Maximum Fees
Reimbursed
Course Duration
Civil Services Exam by
UPSC/SPSCs
1,20,000/- 9 months (4 months for
prelim and 5 months for
mains).
SSC/RRB 40,000/- 6 months.
Banking/Insurance/PSU/
CLAT
50,000/- 6 months.
JEE/NEET 1,20,000/- 9 months
(not exceeding 12 months).
IES 80,000/- 9 months
(not exceeding 12 months).
CAT/CMAT 60,000/- 9 months
(not exceeding 12 months).
GRE/GMAT/SAT/IELTS/
TOFEL
35,000/- 3 months.
CA-CPT/GATE 75,000/- 9 months.
CPL Courses 30,000/- 6 months.
NDA/CDS 20,000/- 3 months.

Document required

  • Aadhar Card.
  • Schedule Caste Certificate.
  • Other Backward Caste Certificate.
  • Income Certificate.
  • Qualifying Examination Certificates.

How to Apply

  • Candidate has to first visit the online portal of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • Click on Register.
  • Enter the following details :-
    • Category.
    • Name.
    • Father's Name.
    • Gender.
    • Mobile Number.
    • Email ID.
    • Date of Birth.
    • Password (Anything choosen by you).
    • Confirm Your Password.
    • State of passing 10th Exam.
    • 10th Board Certificate Number.
    • Year of passing 10th Board.
    • Fill the Captcha and click on Register.
  • LOGIN with your Email ID and Password.
  • Fill up the Application Form.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Submit your Application.
  • After scrutiny, the merit list of the eligible candidates will bereleased on the website of the ministry.

Features of the Scheme

  • Every year on 1st May the official portal invites applications from the students.
  • Students have to submit their application within the time period of 30 days.
  • It is mandatory for the student to join the coaching within 6 months from the date of declaration of merit.
  • It is mandatory to take 16 hours of coaching per week for the course of the coaching program in which the student is enrolled.
  • Coaching fees will be released only after the student submits a proof that he has paid the fees to the coaching institutes.
  • The exam hall ticket must be uploaded within 30 days after the entrance exam is conducted.
  • The stipend will be released in favor of the student after 30 days of uploading the hall ticket.
  • The assistance amount will be directly transferred to the account of the students.
  • If the coaching fee is more than the prescribed amount, the remaining amount will be borne by the student himself.
  • Online coaching is not valid under this scheme, candidate will have to take offline coaching.
  • No student will get the benefit more than twice.
  • False information of any kind will not be entertained.

Seat Allocation to Schedule Caste

Out of total 3500 scholarship seats, 70% seats i.e. 2,450 seats is reserved for students belongs to Schedule Caste.

Type of Coaching Seat for Boys Seat for Girls Total
12th Class 686 294 980
Degree 1029 441 1470
Total 1715 735 2450

Seat Allocation to Other Backward Class

Out of total 3500 scholarship seats, 30% seats i.e. 1,050 seats is reserved for students belongs to Other Backward Class.

Type of Coaching Seat for Boys Seat for Girls Total
12th Class 294 126 420
Degree 441 189 630
Total 735 315 1050

Empanelled Coaching Institutions

State/UT Name of Institution Courses Offered Contact Number
Assam Chitale's Personalized Learning Pvt. Ltd.,
182, Chandas Tower, Hatigaon, Guwahati,
Kamrup, Assam. 781006
JEE & MBA Entrance 8828435393
Bihar The Gurukul Practice Centre,
1st Floor, Near Durga Mandir, Maranpur,
Bodhgaya Road, District-gaya, Bihar-823001.
NEET & IIT-JEE 9321085949
Chandigarh 1. Bulls Eye (Mind Tree Eduvation Pvt. Ltd.), SCO 90-92,
2nd Floor, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh.
GRE/GMAT & CAT 0172-461111
2. MT Educare Ltd., SCO-350-351-352, Ground Floor,
Sector-34 A, Chandigarh- 160022. 
NEET & CA-CPT 9888590575
Delhi 1. Jan Kalyan Shiksha Samittee, Samkalp Bhawan,
Plot No. 15, Sector-IV, R.K. Puram, Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110022.
UPSC (Pre-Cum Mains) 011-2619665
011-26183070

2. Career Power Metis Eduventures Private Limited,
201-204, Second Floor, Pragati Deep, Distt.- Centre,
Laxmi Nagar, Delhi-110092.

Banking & SSC 011-43061500
3. Sachdeva New P.T. College, New Delhi,
29- South Patel Nagar, New Delhi- 110008.
SSC & Bank PO

011-25848070
011-25848182,
9810008070

4. IES Academy Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 28 B/7,
2nd Floor, Jia Sarai Near IIT, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi-110016.
IES & GATE 011-26537570,
09810958290
5. Career Plus Educational Society, 301/A-37, 38,39,
Ansal Building, Commercial Complex, Dr. Mukherjee Nagar,
New Delhi – 110009.
UPSC & SPSC 9811069629
6. BSC Academy Pvt. Ltd., C-37, Ganesh Nagar,
Pandav Nagar Complex, Delhi- 110092.
Banking Exam (PO, Clerk) &
SSC
011-22484910
7. Meridian Courses, B- 13, 3rd Floor, Commercial Complex,
Dr. Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi.
UPSC & SPSC 011-27652131,
9312577533
8. Dikshant Education Centre, 301-303, A- 31-34,
Jaina House Extension, Commercial Complex,
Dr. Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi-110009.
UPSC & SPSC 011-47082542
Gujarat 1. MT Educare Ltd., C/16, 17, 3rd Floor, Trident Mall,
Near Race Course Circle, Vadodara-390007, Gujarat.
JEE & CA-CPT 011-47082542
2. Chitale's Personalized Learning Pvt. Ltd., 501,
Manas Complex, Opposite Star Bazar, Near Jodhpur
Cross Road, Satellite, Ahmedabad-380015, Gujarat.
UPSC & MBA Entrance 9714789555
3. Aryan Foundation, Taksh Complex-1, First Floor-A,
Vasna Road, Vadodara, Gujarat.
NEET & CA-CPT 8828435352
Haryana LILAC Education Pvt. Ltd., M-24, Old DLF Colony,
Sector-14, Gurgaon.
UPSC & SPSC 09899483203
Jammu & Kashmir Bandipora College of Information Technology, Hospital Road,
Near Faziam School, Ward No. 5, Bandipora, Jammu & Kashmir- 193502.
KAS (Kashmir Administration
Service) & AIEEE
01957-225546
Karnataka 1. Global Education Trust, 2nd Floor, Sri Nidhi Complex,
Nr. Kudroli Temple, Alake, Mangalore-575003.
NEET & JEE 9004608002
2. Aryan Foundation, Near Kottara Chowki, Bangra Kulur,
Mangalore, Karnataka.
NEET & JEE 7760885338
Madhya Pradesh 1. Perfect Samajik Evam Shikshan Samiti, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Bank PO & RRB 0755-2775533,
9827090217
2. Tanishk Shikshan Evam Samaj Kalyan Sanstha Samiti,
M.P. Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Bank PO & RRB 0755-2554800,
9827361802
3. Comp-Feeders Takiniki Prashikshan Sansthan, Indore,
Madhya Pradesh. (Centres: Ujjain & Ratlam)
Banking & RRB 0731-2788978,
9981137184
4. Excellent Civil Academy Trust, K.K. Plaza Zone,
M.P. Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
UPSC (Pre-cum Mains) 9355602224
5. Disha Diya Education Trust, J.K. Town, Kolar Road,
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
IIT-JEE & NEET/AIPMT 0184-2207540,
8901322234
Maharashtra 1. The Gurukul Practice Centre, A-102,
Riddhi-Siddhi Apartment, Plot No. B-7, Sector- 20,
Nerul West, Above PNB Bank,
Navi Mumbai- 400706.
NEET & IIT-JEE 7666584292
2. Global Education Trust, Mulund, Mumbai, Maharastra CA-CPT 9004608002
3. Chitale's Personlised Learning Systems Pvt. Ltd., Mulund,
Mumbai, Maharastra
Bank PO 9821301498
4. MT Educare Ltd., Mulund, Maharastra UPSC  022-25937700
5. Aryan Foundation, Borivali (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra NEET  0824-2881000
Manipur Youth Step Forward Centre, Wangjing Bazar, P.O.-
Wangjing Bazar, Manipur-795148.
AIPMT/ NEET & IIT JEE/
AIEEE 
9436663161
Meghalaaya Sachdeva New P.T. College, Room No.- 13, 1st Floor,
Block-B, Shillong College, Boyce Road, Shillong
SSC & Bank PO  9810008070
Punjab 1. MT Educare Ltd., SCO-135, Above Coke agency near
Nabha Gate, Patiala- 147001, Punjab.
JEE & CA-CPT  9702709888
2. Global Education Trust, SFC, 101 Near Indian Overseas Bank,Chotti Baradari, Patiala-147001, Punjab. NEET & JEE  9004608002
3. Chitale's Personalized Learning Pvt. Ltd., SCO 136-141,
Near ICICI Bank, Chotti Baradari, Patiala-147001, Punjab.
UPSC & MBA Entrance  9702702666
Rajasthan 1. Patanjali IAS Classes Pvt. Ltd., B.O.-31,
Patanjali Bhawan, Satya Vihar Lalkothi, Near
Jain ENT Hospital, Jaipur-302015.
UPSC & SPSC  0141-2741123
2. Mother's Education Hub, J-7, Near Kanha Sweets,
Infront of Big Bazaar, Gopalpura Pulia, Jaipur – 302018, Rajasthan.
Bank PO & SSC  9828622200
3. Career Point Limited, B-28, 10-B Schemes, Gopalpura
Bypass, Jaipur, Rajasthan-302018.
IIT-JEE & Pre-Medical (PMT)  7443040000,
7443040050
Tamil Nadu 1. MT Educare Ltd., No. 7, 1st Floor, Rosy Tower,
Nungambakkam High Road, Opposite ICAI institute,
Nungambakkam, Chennai- 600034.
NEET & CA-CPT  9987567100
1. Shankar IAS Academy, Shanti Colony, Annanagar,
Chennai – 600040.
UPSC & TNPSC- Pre.  044-45522227,
044-43533445
Tripura Sachdeva New P.T. College, Office of the OBC Commission,
1st Floor, VIP Road, Gurkhabasti, Agartala .
SSC & Bank PO  9810008070
Uttar Pradesh 1. Pioneer Foundation, 250/15 KA, Shyamkunj, Yahiaganj,
Lucknow-226001.
Pre- Medical & Pre-Engineering 9918337808
2. PMT Physics College, Lucknow, 31/56, M.G. Marg,
Above Bata & Kay Sons Showroom, Opposite Hotel
Capoor's, Hazratganj, Lucknow- 226001.
Pre- Medical (NEET) &
Pre-Engineering (IIT/UPSEE)
0522-2616637
Himachal Pradesh Himalayan Institute of Engineering & Technology,
Sadhaura Road, Kala Amb, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh
(Centre: Sirmour & Solan)
Pre- Medical (NEET) &
Pre-Engineering (IIT/UPSEE)
0522-2616637
Odisha 1. AAKASH Coaching Institution, Near Salipur Autonomous College, Cuttack, Odisha AIEEE & Banking 06762-247048,
9438772420
2. The Shine Institute, PO: Kunjakanta, Dist: Dhenkanal,
Odisha
AIEEE & Banking 06762-228047,
8658566790

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  • Email :- dbtcell@nic.in.
  • For Portal Technical Query :- 011-223073443.
  • Contact Number :- 011-23389368.
  • Email : pk.singh72@nic.in
  • Address :- Under Secretary,
    Room No. 253, A-Wing,
    Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi - 110 001
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