EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN
Free coaching exclusively for women students for appearing in IAS / IPS Examination.
So as to enable women students to appear in the I.A.S./I.P.S. examinations, two centres one at Queen Mary’s College, Chennai and the other at Arulmigu Meenakshi Government Arts College for Women, Madurai have been established by the Government to give free coaching to women students. In each centre, 60 women students are given free coaching for appearing in IAS/IPS Examinations. During the current financial year, the Government have provided a sum of Rs. 10.00 Lakhs for implementing this scheme.
FREE EDUCATION TO POOR GIRL STUDENTS (PERIYAR EVR NAGAMMAI SCHEME)
Periyar EVR Nagammai Free Education scheme to women students has been implemented from 1989-90. Under this scheme, women students irrespective of their caste, creed and community and whose parental annual income does not exceed Rs.24000/- are exempted from payment of tuition fees in undergraduate courses.
STIPEND FOR TAMIL MEDIUM STUDENTS
The Government was sanctioning Rs.180/- per year to each student who studied in Tamil Medium classes in Government and Government Aided Colleges from the academic year 1971-72. This stipend is granted to all the students who study in Tamil Medium classes irrespective of community and parental income. The Government have raised the amount of Rs.180/- to Rs.400/- as stipend to each student studying in Tamil Medium classes in order to encourage the students studying in Tamil Medium classes and also to attract them more to join in Tamil Medium Classes.
The Following Scholarships are being awarded by the Directorate of Collegiate Education. I. Scholarships to cadets belonging to Tamil Nadu in Rastriya Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun. II.Scheme of payment of stipend to full time Ph.D. research scholars in Govt. and aided colleges. III. Deceased Government Servants Scholarship. IV. Waiver of Tuition fees –UG and P.G V. E.V.R Nagammai Scholarship.