Dr Ambedkar Centre of Excellence (DACE)

Dr Ambedkar Centre of Excellence (DACE) at the Central University of Rajasthan is established in the month of April 2022 by Dr Ambedkar Foundation, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. The Ministry has approved Dr Ambedkar Centre of Excellence in 30 Central Universities to coach Scheduled Castes students in competitive exams by providing the best coaching facilities. Dr Ambedkar Centre of Excellence (DACE) is to empower Scheduled Caste (SC) students in competitive exams by providing better opportunities for learning and excellence through quality coaching, personality, personality development and acquisition of competitive skills. DACE will play a significant role in the holistic development of SC students. The objective of the Scheme is to provide high-quality free coaching facilities to the Scheduled Caste students for the Civil Services examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and other competitive examinations. It will empower SC candidates through good quality coaching and fulfil the goal of enhancing their competitive skills.


DACE Mission

As per the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, this specialized coaching scheme will be provided only to the Scheduled Castes students for the preparation of the Civil Services Examination conducted by UPSC.

Scope of the Centre

Dr Ambedkar Centre for Excellence (DACE) will focus on preparing students for competitive exams particularly UPSC and other exams. The Centre monitor and coordinate in conducting classes. Notwithstanding these, it maintains high standard quality coaching. The Centre also updates the syllabus time to time and evaluate the students by conducting internal tests and give them counselling and introduce them to the new innovative means and methods in teaching with infrastructure and library facilities and get the feedback from the students at regular intervals.

Objectives of the Centre

The main objectives of Dr. Ambedkar Centre of Excellence (DACE) is to provide coaching to the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes by way of special coaching for competitive examinations conducted by UPSC and other such bodies. It further provides special training/coaching on different components in the relevant areas (e.g., General Study subjects and selected optional subjects like Literature, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Public Administration, and Geography). Notwithstanding these, any other such areas of exams/disciplines as Ministry may decide from time to time.

Dr. Ambedkar Centre of Excellence (DACE) proposes to make sure that relevant curriculum is adopted in line with the latest and updated syllabus for the respective competitive exams. The centre proposes to provide guidance/counselling for the preparation for the competitive examination and after the results is declared. The centre measures student's performance and prepare them for their selection in the exams by means of regular tests/mock tests. The Centre propose to share monthly reports and results with the students to improve their knowledge further. The Centre intends to take the responsibility for conducting feedback sessions from the students and get their formal feedback on regular basis. In addition, the Centre provides necessary specialized teaching staff, provide reading material and necessary literature, stationery, and training material to facilitate students to select for the jobs.

The scheme for creating Dr. Ambedkar Chairs in various Universities/Institutions was for befitting tribute to this illustrious son of India and studies the present-day relevance of Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar, which includes the following objectives:

  • To excel in the achievement of quality of services for students of scheduled castes.
  • To create a corpus of aspiring civil servants who can uphold the virtues of liberty, equality, and fraternity.
  • To in-still the values of honesty, commitment, and social justice in the enrolled students; and inculcate the culture of serving the nation and the community.
  • To prepare a digital library of the relevant lectures (audio/video) of the covered disciplines for the candidates.

DACE Programme

It is a classroom mode program which is aimed at improving the cognitive capability of students. The tutoring covers basics of all the subjects as well as discussing model answers for previous year and expected questions. It provokes the student towards inductive as well as deductive reasoning thereby developing the analytical skills which is almost needed in tackling Civil Service Examination. It is not a mere teaching program but a mentoring program which leads to holistic development of Individual Personality.

Important Order / Circulars

Admission of SC Candidates for free coaching at DACE Centre-CURAJ. Apply Here !

List of candidates (Application Received for admission 2022-23)


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Duration of the Course: One Year

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Important Links

Dr. Ambedkar Foundation's Website - http://ambedkarfoundation.nic.in/

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment’s Website - https://socialjustice.gov.in/

Union Public Service Commission's Website - https://www.upsc.gov.in/

Department of Personnel & Training's Website - https://dopt.gov.in/

Contact Us

Dr. S.P. Mahendra, Coordinator

Dr. Ambedkar Center of Excellence (DACE)

Room No. 128, SP-I Building

Central University of Rajasthan,

NH-8, Bandarsindri,

District-Ajmer-305817, Rajasthan

Email: spmahendra@curaj.ac.in

Contact: 9887011119

Advt. No. 315 dated 22.04.2023 for the posts of Faculty Resource Person (Science and Social Science) purely on contractual basis

Advt. No. 315 dated 22.04.2023 for the posts of Faculty Resource Person (Science and Social Science) purely on contractual basis