CSS(central sector scheme) Scholarship: Apply by Sept 15


Kochi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of Higher Education has invited applications under Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for college and university students. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of the results of senior secondary examinations. As many as 82,000 fresh scholarships per annum (41,000 for boys and 41,000 for girls) are awarded for graduate/post graduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.


Eligibility The applicant should have passed the Senior School Certificate Examination 2014 conducted by CBSE and have secured the total aggregate marks (in first five subjects) equal or above. Minimum Total Aggregate Marks for all categories (SC/ST/OBC/UR) to apply for Scholarship (Marks in first five subjects) is 426 for Science, 412 for Commerce and 351 for others. The applicant should be pursuing higher studies and have taken admission in Under Graduation regular course (not correspondence or distance mode) from recognized Educational Institutions/University in India. The applicant should not be availing any other scholarship.


Total Annual Income of parents of the applicant from all sources should not exceed Rs.6 Lakhs per annum. Scholarship amount and duration Graduation: Rs 1,000 per month for three years; to be disbursed lump sum amount of Rs 10,000 at the end of the academic year. Post Graduation: Rs 2,000 per month for two years; to be disbursed lump sum amount of Rs 20,000 at the end of the academic year.


Important Dates Last Date of Receipt of Online Application for CSSS-2014: Sept 15, 2014 Last Date for Submission of Hard Copy for CSSS-2014: Sept 30, 2014
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