Delhi Government will now provide Financial assistance of up to Rupees One Lakh to the students of various competitive exams. Under the Jai Bhim Talent Development Scheme (also known as Delhi Government Free Coaching Scheme), this help was available for SC / ST students only, but as per new rules, now this scheme benefit has been extended to the students of OBC and General Category whose family income is less than eight lakh rupees per year (economically weaker section).
To Take advantage of this plan, it is compulsory to be a student of Tenth or Twelfth Class. under this scheme, Delhi Government has made tie-ups with various Coaching Institutes and some of these Institutes have also agreed to provide Coaching at Low Price.
After taking Admission these Funds will be directly transferred to the accounts of Coaching Institue and students who enroll in any other Coaching Institue with whom the Government does not have tie-ups, Funds will be transferred to the individual bank accounts of the students. The government will be giving Aid of Rs. One lakh rupees a year to the students preparing for Civil Services, 50 thousand rupees per 6 months for the students of Medical and Engineering entrance tests, 50 thousand per 6 months for the student preparing for Group A and Group B category Exams, 25 thousand rupees for 4 months coaching of Group C category exam and 10 thousand rupees for students preparing for Interviews.
Provisions have also been made for giving aid to the students preparing for other exams as well. This aid used to be up to Forty thousand rupees per year for SC/ST students earlier but now this has been increased to one lakh rupees a year. Under this scheme, 4961 students have been benefited. out of these, 3280 students had taken aid for UPSC and other exams. Out of these 36 students were able to crack exams of Jee and Neet.
This scheme, Jai Bheem Pratibha Vikas Yojna has been helping students for a year. It was seen that the students had taken advantage of the scheme and succeded in exams like NEET and JEE. Seeing its good results, this scheme is now extended to the poor students of other categories too so that they can also develop and contribute to increase our country’s growth.
Read More on official government website – Free Coaching Scheme