Ministry of Minority Affairs providing support for Students
clearing Prelims Exam conducted by UPSC /State PCS
1. Ministry of Minority Affairs invites application for financial assistance
from candidates belonging to notified minority communities viz. Muslims,
Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis who have cleared Preliminary
examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Staff Selection
Commission (SSC) & State Public Service Commissions (PSCs) etc. in the year
2015-16 for requirement to Civil Services Group 'A' & 'B' posts, and preparing
for Main Examination.
2. The financial assistance is for the purpose of adequately equipping
candidates to compete for appointment to Civil Services in the Union and the
State Governments and to increase the representation of the minorities in the
(i) The candidate should belong to one of the Minority Communities i.e. Muslims,
Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis notified under Section 2(C) of
National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992
(ii) The total annual income of family from all sources should not exceed to Rs.
4.50 Lakh. (iii) Candidates should have passed the Prelims Examination conducted
by UPSC; State PSC or SSC etc.
The rate of Financial A ssistance will be Rs. 50,000/- for Gazetted post and Rs.
25,000/- for Non-Gazetted post. This is one time award and those candidates who
have availed this benefit in 2013-14 and 2014-15 are not eligible. One
Application Form from one Candidate will be accepted. In case of receipt of
multiple applications from one candidate against passing of Prelims exam
conducted by UPSC, SSC etc., his all applications will be rejected without
How to Apply:
The details of the Scheme and format of Application Form is available on the
website of this Ministry i.e. www.minorityaffairs.dov.in ---> Scheme of Support
for Minority Students Clearing Prelims conducted by UPSC, SSC and State PSC. 6.
The prescribed Application Form duly filled along with all essential documents
as mentioned in therein, may be sent to the Under Secretary (FC), Room No. 1130,
11 th Floor, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex. Lodhi
Road, New Delhi- 110003.
The envelop should clearly super scribed with "Application for Scheme of Support
for Minority Students Clearing Prelims conducted by ()PSC, SSC and State PSC"
and should reach within 30 days from the date of announcement of result of