Gujarat State Tribal Education Society (Tribal Development Department) 
3Jo Mal, Birsa Munda Bhavan, Sector-10-A, Gandhinagar-382010. 


Eklavya Model Residential School Admission Information
(only for tribal children studying in Std-5 in Government School, Ashram School and Grant in Aid Schools) |  
Eklavya Model Residential Schools are functioning for the purpose of providing good accommodation and meals to the tribal children with a high-quality education.  These schools are from Std-6 to Std-12.  The school has facilities for commuter education, sports, painting, education, library etc.  Applications are invited for admission in Std-6 in these Eklavya Model Residential Schools.  |  
The Talent Pool Scheme has been formulated by the Government of Gujarat for the students of Scheduled Tribes to get excellent education as well as facilities and admission in excellent schools.  To take advantage of the Talentpool scheme, one has to pass the Eklavya Model Residential School Entrance Examination in the first stage.  (In order to avail the benefit of Talentpool Scheme, the existing rules regarding the income limit of the Government will be taken into consideration at the time of admission.) 



Eligibility Criteria

The student should be a Scheduled Tribe (ST).  Must be at least 13 years of age at the time of admission, 
Student / Student should be studying in Government School Ashram School or recognized Grant in Aid Schools (as per the list of Education Department) in Std-5 and should have passed Std-5 at the time of admission.  
In Eklavya Model Residential Schools, 5% of the total seats will be reserved for (1) handicapped (2) Orphans (3) PVTG (3) Halpati.  
EMRS other than Scheduled Tribes  Priority will be given for admission up to 10% for students of school staff, children of widowed mothers and children of disabled parents.  The required applicable certificate must be submitted at the time of counseling.  
Under the sports quota, admission will be given to eligible Scheduled Tribe students who excel in sports up to 20% seats.  (Winners at District Level, State Level, and National Level – Preference will be given).  The required certificate must be submitted at the time of counseling.  

Places to submit the admission application form 

After filling the application form, the examination center at which the examination is to be given should be submitted in person or by post at the examination center.  And the admission letter will be issued to the examinees from the same place or the application form can be sent by post to the examination center where the examination is to be given and the admission letter will be sent by post from the same examination center.  
If the application is sent to a place other than this, it will not be accepted.  No documentary evidence of eligibility is required during the examination.  If the candidates qualify for admission at the end of the test, they will have to submit supporting evidence at the time of admission.  
Candidates who appear in Merit will be called for counseling for the selection of Eklavya School. The candidate will have to submit the documentary evidence at that time, so that the candidate will be asked to apply only after verifying that he / she is eligible.  Admission will not be granted under any circumstances if the candidate does not qualify even though he has passed the examination at the time of admission.  

Examination Method

Examination Date  23/04/2023 will be held on Sunday, and students will have to reach the examination venue.  The question paper will ask optional questions from subjects related to language skills (English and Gujarati), science, and mathematics as well as general knowledge, intelligence and practice.  The total time for writing the question paper will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.  
The examination will be conducted by the OMR system.  

Important Dates

Date of Receipt of Application Form 16/02/2022
 Last Date of Return of Application: 06/03/2023
Date of Examination 23/04/2023 (10.30 AM)
Date of Declaration of Results;  May 2023 second week

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If any students have any difficulty in filling up the application form, they should contact the following places.  Free helpline number 18002337928 Our website

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