Ministry of Welfare
The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes coming from deprived homes and disadvantaged environment find it difficult to complete with those coming from socially and economically advantageous positions.
Hence the Ministry of Welfare is implementing the Scheme of Coaching and Allied for SCs/STs under which funds are released for Pre-Examination training Centers (PETCs) in various party of the country for preparing SC/ST candidates for competitive examinations to improve their representation in various posts and services by providing them coaching for appearing for various competitive examinations held by UPSC, SSC, Recruitment Board, Commission, Public Sector Undertakings and other recruiting bodies.
A candidate should have at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination. Thereafter, selection will be done on the basis of an interview by a Selection Committee