Financial Assistance to Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination Passed Candidates

To encourage the Scheduled Caste Youth to join Civil Services, a financial assistance of Rs. 25,000 will be given per candidate, who has passed Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination to prepare for Civil Services (Main) Examination. Out of Rs. 25,000, a sum of Rs. 15,000 is provided for purchase of books and Rs. 10,000 is for meeting incidental expenses. This scheme was introduced from the year 2007 – 2008.

The following three candidates got selected to the Civil services 2010 from out the candidates given financial assistance by TAHDCO


  • The applicant should belong to Scheduled Caste.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed Rs.3.00 lakh.


  • Applicant should have passed the Civil Service Preliminary Examination.
  • Applicant should have applied for Main Examination.
  • The Applicant should not be a permanent / temporary employee of Central or State Government.
  • The applicant can avail benefit under this scheme for three attempts only.