The Punjab Welfare Department has invited for applications from the SC, BC and Minorities aspirants for the free coaching course to prepare for Punjab Civil Services Exam-2018.Disclosing this here today a Spokesperson of SC, BC and Minorities Welfare Department said that applications have been called for free coaching course in Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Careers and Courses at Phase-3 B-2, SAS Nagar (Mohali) for Punjab Civil Services (Pre) Exam-2018. Punjab domicile graduated candidates, who belong to SCs, OBCs and Minorities (Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Bodhi, Parsi and Jain), can apply for the free course. Family income of the Candidates should not be exceed Rs. three lac per annum from all sources, he said. He said that Hostel facility would be provided to distant areas' candidates.According to the spokesperson, Candidates’ selections would be made on the basis of objective type test that will be conducted on April 24, 2018 at 10 am at Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Careers and Course at Mohali, Covering mental ability, general awareness (History, Geography, Indian polity, Indian Economy, Everyday Science and Current Events). The test time will be 45 minutes. He further said that candidates should submit the application with attached self-attested copy of all required certificates at Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Careers & Courses, Mohali office before or on April 18, 2018.