Kerala Central Sector Scholarship 2016 for UG Studies

Scholarship Programs 2016 for UG Studies

Government of Kerala are invites applications for the Central Sector Scholarship for Under Graduate Studies, for the academic year 2016-2017 from students who have scored more than 80 percent marks in the +2 / VHSE Examinations, March 2016 conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education / Board of Vocational / Higher Secondary Education Govt. of Kerala, and pursing any regular course at Under Graduate level in recognized Educational Institutions, including Professional Courses such as Medical, Engineering etc

Total number of Scholarships available under this Scheme is 2324

The total number of Scholarships is divided to the States, based on the Statistics of the population in the age of 18 – 25 years

50 percent of the Scholarships would be earmarked for girls

Scholarships are reserved for the various categories as follow: SC-15 percent, ST-7½ percent, OBC-27 percent

For Physically handicapped students, 3 percent Scholarships are reserved horizontally in all the categories

Important Dates for Central Sector Scholarship 2016 (Tentative)

Commencement of Online registration: 16th September 2016

Last date for Online Submission of the Application by students: 10th October 2016 (06.00 pm)

Last date for Submission of Registration printout and documents to the Institution by Students: 18th October 2016

Last date for Completion of verification & Approval by the Institution: 25th October 2016

Last date for Receipt of Registration Printouts and Supporting documents of approved applications by the Special Officer Scholarship (in Case of Recognized Unaided Institutions in Kerala and Students Studying outside Kerala): 31st October 2016

Central Sector Scholarship 2016 Eligibility

  • Applicant must have scored a minimum of 80 percent of Marks in the +2/VHSC Examinations, March 2014 conducted by the Board of Higher secondary Education / Board of Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Govt of Kerala
  • Applicant must be pursuing any Regular Courses at Under-Graduate Degree level in any recognized Educational Institution, including Professional Courses Such as Medical, Engineering etc. Students Pursuing Parallel / Private Registration / Correspondence / Distance Education courses are not eligible to apply for this Scholarship
  • Parental income (Both Father and Mother) should not exceed Rs: 6 lakhs per annum for the financial year ending March 2014
  • Applicant not be availing any other Scholarships / Financial Assistance
  • Applicants should not be belonging to the Creamy-layer as defined by the Dept of Personal & Training in their Notification no. 36012/22/93 Esst. (SCT) d.td 8-11-1993 and as modified vide their OM No: 36033/3/2004-Esst (Res) Dtd 09-03-2004 and as may be modified from time to time

Rate of Scholarship

Under Graduate Students: Rs.1000/- per month for (Subject to a Maximum of Rs.10,000/- for an academic year) and Rs.2000/- per month for Post-Graduate studies (Subject to a Maximum of Rs.20,000/- for an academic year), provided they are selected for Scholarship at UG level.

Professional Courses: Rs.1000/- per month for the first three years (Subject to a Maximum of Rs.10,000/- for an academic year) and Rs.2000/- per month for the 4th and 5th years of study (Subject to a maximum of Rs.20,000/- for an academic year).

How to Apply – Kerala Central Sector Scholarship 2016 ?

Applications can be submitted only ‘ONLINE’ at the Scholarship Website of Department of Collegiate Education, www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in from 01st September 2016

Procedure for Online Submission of Application

  • Click the link Central Sector Scholarship (CSS) provided in the Home Page of Scholarship website
  • Click the button Selection List to see whether the Candidate’s name is in the Selection List. Only those Candidates whose name are included it can apply for Scholarship
  • Click on Apply Online
  • o    If the Candidate has already registered his/her name for any other Scholarship at this site, do Candidate login with the previous registration details
  • o    Fresh Candidates have to click New Registration for registering their name
  • Click CSS tab in the Scholarship page
  • Select the District, Institution Type, Name of the Institution and the Stream of Study for the Higher Secondary Examination
  • Select the Name of the Candidate
  • Fill in the Registration Number of Higher Secondary Examination. The candidate can proceed only if the Registration Number is correct
  • Select the Category (SC/ST/OBC)
  • Select whether Physically Handicapped
  • Fill in the Annual Income
  • Click the Submit button
  • Take the Registration Printout, paste a recent passport size photograph on it (to be attested by the Principal of the present Institution), sign on it and submit it along with the documents listed in Para 6 to the Verifying Officer of the Institution

Documents to be submitted along with Registration Printout: a) Attested certificate of matriculation examination; b) Proof of Permanent Residence/Nativity Certificate; c) Annexure-III (income Affidavit): Parental income of the student as on March 2016 should be shown; d) Non-Creamy-Layer Certificate, Community Certificate, Disability Certificate in case of Physically Handicapped applicants etc. should be produced in original wherever applicable; e) Copy of the +2/VHSE Mark list attested by a Gazetted Officer; f) Attested copy of first page of bank pass book in the name of the student, showing account number, name, code etc; g) Attested Copy of Adhar Id.

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