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Free Coaching for Students with Disabilities

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The Free Coaching for Students with Disabilities scheme under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) is a centrally sponsored scheme that provides financial assistance to voluntary organizations for providing free coaching to students with disabilities for competitive examinations.

The scheme is open to students with disabilities who have at least 40% disability and are preparing for competitive examinations conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Staff Selection Commission (SSC), various Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) for Group 'A' and 'B' posts, State Public Service Commissions for Group 'A' and 'B' posts, and other competitive examinations for admission in higher educational institutions and jobs.

To be eligible for the scheme, voluntary organizations must be registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, or relevant Act of the State/Union Territory. They must also have been in existence for at least two years and have the necessary infrastructure and experience to provide coaching to students with disabilities.

Students with disabilities who are interested in availing the benefits of the scheme can apply to voluntary organizations that are empaneled with the DEPwD.

The scheme provides 100% financial assistance to voluntary organizations for providing free coaching to students with disabilities. The financial assistance is provided for the following purposes:

  1. Coaching fees
  2. Stipend for students
  3. Cost of study material
  4. Other incidental expenses
  5. The Free Coaching for Students with Disabilities scheme is a valuable scheme that helps to level the playing field for students with disabilities. It provides them with the opportunity to compete effectively in competitive examinations and to get admission in higher educational institutions and jobs
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