The district administration will provide free residential coaching to II PU students of government and aided colleges who plan to appear for the Common Entrance Test. A mock test will be conducted at the Shaheen PU College on March 31. Those who clear it will be given free residential coaching for 28 days. Boys will be housed at the Shaheen boys’ college at Mailoor and the girls at the Shaheen girls’ college, near Gawan Chowk. Resource persons will conduct classes every day for six hours. Four preparatory examinations will be held. Applications have been sent to colleges, and they are also available at the office of the Deputy Director of Pre-University Education, Syed Kazim Ali, DDPU, said in a release issued here. — Special Correspondent