Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved this scheme with a view that the meritorious students of the state are not deprived of their golden future due to financial constraints, a government spokesperson said on Saturday.
Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes, Minorities and Economically Weaker Section students will be eligible in this scheme to be operated through Tribal Regional Development Department, Social Justice and Empowerment and Minority Affairs Department. Whose family annual income is less than eight lakh rupees per annum. Also, such students whose parents are drawing salary up to Pay Matrix Level-11 as State Government Personnel will also be eligible for the scheme.
According to the circular, the benefit of this scheme will be payable to any student for a period of one year only. Civil Services Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, RAS and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Examination conducted by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Sub-Inspector and other examination above 3600 Grade Pay or Pay Matrix Level-10, REET, Rajasthan Staff Selection Commission Candidates preparing for Grade Pay-2400 or Pay-Matrix Level-5 examination, Constable Examination, Engineering and Medical entrance examination and CLAT examination conducted by the Govt. will get the benefit of the scheme.
In this, the merit of the candidates will be determined on the basis of the marks of 12th or 10th. The departments will ensure the arrangement of coaching through selected institutes according to the merit of the students by setting district wise targets. At the time of selection of students, efforts will be made that at least 50 percent of the beneficiaries should be girls.