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Coaching for Medical Entrance Exam


  • OVERVIEW | In order to cater to the medical coaching needs of the ST students and to do away with the vacant seats under ST category in Medical Colleges, a GUJCET coaching scheme was initiated. This scheme would coach tribal students for GUJCET and encourage them into medical education.
  • OBJECTIVE | Providing ST students a better opportunity to succeed in medical entrance examinations.
  • INCEPTION | 2013-14
  • PARTNER | MT Educare
  • GEOGRAPHICAL FOOTPRINTS | 16 centres across 14 Tribal Districts
  • INTENDED BENEFICIARIES | ST students interested in enrolling for medical education
  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA | Various incentives and allowances that the student can avail include fee, maintenance allowance, food bills reimbursement, an additional amount to 1st year students for procurement of instruments, etc.
  • BENEFITS UNDER THE SCHEME | Creation of infrastructure, construction of roads, educational facilities, drinking water facilities, health facilities, agricultural development, land distribution to landless, cattle development, income generation activities, protection of tradition, etc.
  • KEY ACHIEVEMENTS | In 2014-15, out of the 354 sanctioned ST seats in Medical Colleges across Gujarat, 323 seats (91%) were filled as compared to 60% in the previous year
Figure 1: Achievement in 2014-15
Achievement in 2014-15
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