Minority residential schools to open soon 

Minority residential schools to open soon 
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Telangana Minorities Residential Educational Institutions Society (TMREIS) would be spending Rs 80,000 per annum for every student who would be selected for the residential schools scheduled to be begin from June 13. 

Hyderabad: Telangana Minorities Residential Educational Institutions Society (TMREIS) would be spending Rs 80,000 per annum for every student who would be selected for the residential schools scheduled to be begin from June 13.

According to officials, the schools would groom the students coming from poor background to able to face the competitive examinations of All India Services and also choose their career prospects in the private sector.

They would be provided with quality education on par with corporate schools, but would be given a direction to their lives by offering bridge courses after SSC. After completion of SSC, they can choose options like MPC, BiPC, CEC and MEC, integrated with EAMCET / IIT-JEE / CA-CPT / CLAT / 5 years PG Course.

There would be a total of 39 schools for boys and 32 schools for girls, where the percentage of ration would be 75 per cent for Minority students and 25 per cent for others. For instance in Hyderabad eight constituencies have been finalised. Bahadurpura would have schools for both boys and girls, while Asifnagar, Saidabad, Secunderabad Cantonment would have boys’ schools and Charminar, Golconda and Musheerabad would have girl’s schools.

The government which earmarked Rs 350 crore from the budget for these schools also started the process of recruitment through TS Public Service Commission. “Since the Muslim community is amongst the backward, this project would be able to transform thousands of individuals who can lead others, while becoming part of the development process of the State,” said B Shafiullah, Secretary, Telangana Minorities Residential Educational Institutions Society (TMREIS).

Online enrolment

Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali would be officially launching its website www.tmreis.telangana.gov.in on Saturday, where at least 200 students would be enrolled online. He would also flag-off 10 publicity vehicles to be engaged for publicity of the residential schools in 10 districts of the State, apart from releasing the publicity material.

Parents of the students interested for enrolling their children can apply online starting from April 23 to May 15. The eligibility criteria for students include annual income of parents, which should be less than Rs 1.5 lakh in rural and Rs 2 lakh in urban areas). They must be a native of the district in which they would be enrolled.

Documents to be furnished include Aadhaar Card or Ration Card, Date of Birth Certificate along with Income Certificate. Students have three options in choosing languages amongst four government recognised languages, including Urdu. The first option would have Urdu as first language, where they can skip Hindi. The other two options have Telugu and Hindi as first languages.

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