OF Scheduled Caste students to Ramakrishna Ashrama School, Mysore
order to encourage bright SC boys, the social welfare department is
sponsoring them to study at some prestigious Educational institutes like
Shri Ramakrishna Vidyashala,
and Janaseva vidya
Kendra at Chennenahally. This scheme of sponsoring meritorious students to
Ramakrishna Vidyashala started in1981 itself initially with 10 students
and presently each year a total of 25 SC students are sponsored to 8th,
9th and 10th standards by the Social Welfare Department. In the year
1999-2000 more Residential Schools namely Janaseva vidya Kendra,
and also J.S.S
Residential school in Suttur Nanjangud taluk have also been taken.
But during 2004-05,
residential facility in that school and now that school is not providing
Vidyashala is a residential composite secondary school and pre-university
college for boys. It is run by Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama a branch of
Ramakrishna Math. The Residential school campus is located in an extensive
area of 67 acres, amidst lush green vegetation, gardens and orchards. The
campus contains all facilities for students like parade grounds, a
stadium, 20 playgrounds to play football, volleyball, basketball etc, a
gymnasium, an Astronomical Observatory, swimming pool, open air stage etc.
college/school buildings have very spacious classrooms, laboratories,
Library, a large prayer hall etc. The Hostels are very well equipped with
other two schools mentioned above also have very good Infrastructure
development and good coaching is imparted to the students.
OF THE SCHEME--
The main objective of
the scheme is to give the students an education which helps them to
develop an integrated personality with sound mind and body, to develop
clean and disciplined habits and to get good moral and spiritual
training. The fee structure in these Institutes is very expensive and
therefore bright SC students who cannot afford to pay such high fees are
given a chance to study in them by the Government.
Ramakrishna Vidyashala admissions are opened to VIII Std. for boys only.
Every year, during the first week of April, the Institution will hold
entrance test for admission to VIII Std.. The minimum marks prescribed are
60% i.e. first class in VII Std.. The test for SC candidates sponsored by
the Social Welfare Department will be conducted along with other general
In Jana Sevavidya
Kendra students are admitted from V Std. itself after an entrance
to VIII Std. is done after the procurement of VII std. Marks card with a minimum of first
class marks. Similarly, for admission to V Std. IV std. marks card has to be produced.
|Whom to Approach
DSWO's and TSWO's are responsible for giving publicity to the scheme. The
candidates interested in getting sponsored by the Social Welfare
Department must approach the DSWO's office for obtaining the application
forms. The completed application forms are scrutinized by the DSWO's and
according to merit only two Scheduled Caste and 2 Scheduled Tribe, a total
of 4 candidates are selected for writing the entrance examination.
Preference is given to children of parents who are engaged in unclean
of the District Social Welfare Office in each district takes the
candidates to the schools for appearing in the entrance test. The
student's traveling and boarding expenses are also met by the Social
2005-06 of the 47 candidates who appeared for the entrance test at
Ramakrishna Vidyashala, 8 candidates were selected for admission to VIII
Std. For admission to VIII Std. the strength of outgoing students in X
Std. is taken into account. The total strength of SC sponsored students
for VIII, IX and X std's combined is 25 only..
to the schools takes place in first week of May annually.
|Authorities to be
approached in case of delay
Directorate of Social Welfare, Bangalore can be intimated in case of any delay or