1.The Residential Coaching Academy was
established after merging it with the erstwhile Coaching & Guidance Centre
through a notification of the Registrar, AMUin 2010, in accordance with the sanction of a scheme of the University
Grants Commission entitled "Establishment of Residential Coaching
Academy for Minorities/SC/ST and Women"
2.The Residential Coaching Academy conducts
coaching programmes for students to enable them for entry into the Central and
State Civil Services, Judicial Services and Banking Services etc. It maintains
a Library which has the latest course material for the concerned competitive
examinations. The Library has two reading halls for boys and one for girls.
Students selected for the coaching programme through an All India Test reside
in the Sherwani Hall. Girl students are accommodated in I.G. Hall and S.N.
3.The admissions to coaching courses are
done through a National Level Entrance Test. The Academy selects 100 students
for the said purpose. The main focus of the coaching programme is to prepare
the students for the Civil Services and Judicial Services Examinations. The
course module includes development of core competence, communication skills and
4.The Residential Coaching Academy received
a grant of Rs. 1328.78 lakhs from the UGC in September, 2009 for the
establishment of the Academy. The project was for a period of three years, i.e.
up to September, 2012. The grant has now been renewed till 2017. The University
has awarded the construction work of the Academy to Central Public Works
Department. The existing accomodation facility of Sherwani Hall has been
renovated. In addition, RCA received Rs. 2,18,000/- under the University
Budgetary Provision this year. Under the XI Five Year Plan General Development
Grant, RCA got Rs. 34 lakhs. Moreover, under the XI Plan Merged Scheme, RCA got
5.This year the Residential Coaching
Academy was given a grant of Rs. 51 lacs from the Ministry of Minority Affairs
for conducting coaching programmes for the under-previleged students of the
Minority communities. The RCA conducted coaching for entry to B.Tech.,
M.B.B.S., Banking Services & Armed Forces under this programme.
6.The Residential Coaching Academy also
conducts coaching in Communicative Skills for students of the University.
Coaching for UGC (NET) is also being done.