Government to prepare 8 thousand students every year in private coaching centres for 7 entrance exams including medical, engineering and CLAT

Ranchi:  After Akanksha Coaching, now the Jharkhand government will prepare the meritorious students of the state for seven major entrance exams in national-level private coaching centres from the next session (2024-25).

Every year 8000 students will be given free coaching.

Students get Rs 2500 per month.

Assistance amount will also be given.

The entrance exams for which preparation will be done include Medical, Engineering, CLAT, Mass Communication, Fashion Designing or Fashion Technology, Hotel Management and Chartered Accountants.

Only those students will get admission in coaching, who have passed 10th examination from the educational institution of the state.

The merit list will be made on the basis of marks only.

The condition of the government is that the student should have a locality certificate of Jharkhand and the annual income of the family should be less than Rs 8 lakh.

Students of class 11th and 12th will also get the benefit of the scheme for coaching.

The government believes that Jharkhand is lagging behind the national average in the field of higher and technical education.

It is necessary to improve the quality of education.

The government will spend Rs 122.32 crore on the entire scheme.

Students selected for seven types of entrance examinations will be prepared in 45 national level coaching institutes.

In this, a maximum 10-10 coaching institutes of medical and engineering will be selected.

At the same time, selected students will be admitted in 5-5 coaching institutes for CLAT, Mass Communication, Fashion Technology, Hotel Management, Chartered Accountant or ICW.

The panel period of coaching institutes will be three years.

Rs 92.5 crore will be spent every year on the preparation of entrance examinations and coaching of 8000 students selected for admission in coaching.

The state government will provide assistance of Rs 2500 per month to every student, Rs 24 crore will be spent on this item.

There will be Rs 5.82 crore in the contingency fund.

That means a total of Rs 1.22 billion will be spent.

A high-level committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of the Development Commissioner to monitor the scheme.

The members will include Secretary of Higher Education Department, Secretary of Finance Department, Secretary of School Education Department, Secretary of Labor Department and representative of State Level Banking Committee (not below the rank of Deputy General Manager).

The Director of Higher Education will be the Member Secretary.

75 percent attendance is mandatory for students taking admission in coaching. Students having less than 75 percent attendance for three months without any reason will have to return the coaching fees to the government.

The assistance amount will be paid to the students through DBT.

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