Free coaching to SC/BC/minorities candidates for civil services exam from Sept 2

Chandigarh/August 29
Punjab government on Thursday announced to provide free coaching to minority, scheduled castes and backward classes candidates for the main exam of Civil Services 2013 from September 2 onwards.
Punjab’s Welfare minister Gulzar Singh Ranike said that the coaching will commence from September 2 and will continue till date of examination. “All the candidates belonging to scheduled castes, backward classes and minorities, who have cleared the civil services preliminary examination 2013-14 and their family income was less than one lakh per year, are eligible to join the coaching,” Ranike said.
He said that interested candidates may contact the principal of Dr Ambedkar Institute of Carriers and Courses, Mohali and they can avail free coaching with hostel facilities besides required financial assistance as per norms.