Kerala Central Sector Scholarship 2014 for UG Studies


Central Sector Scholarship (CSS) 2014-15 Applications are invited for the Central Sector Scholarship for Under Graduate Studies, for the academic year 2014-15 from students who have scored more than 80% marks in the +2 VHSE Examinations, March 2014 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 No. of Scholarship 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% of the Scholarships would be earmarked for girls Scholarships are reserved for the various categories as follow: SC-15%, ST-7½%, OBC-27% For Physically handicapped students 3% Scholarships are reserved horizontally in all the categories


Central Sector Scholarship Eligibility i) Applicant should have scored a minimum of 80% 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 ii) Applicant should 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 iii) Parental income (Both Father and Mother) should not exceed Rs: 6 Lakhs per annum for the financial year ending March 2014 iv) Applicant should not be availing any other Scholarships Financial Assistance v) 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) 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.100- 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.20000- 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 & 5th years of study (Subject to a maximum of Rs.20,000- for an academic year)


Schedule of activities Commencement of Online registration: 16th September 2014 Last Dates i) Online Submission of the Application by students: 10th October 2014 (06.00 pm) ii) Submission of Registration printout and documents to the Institution by Students: 18th October 2014 iii) Completion of verification & Approval by the Institution: 25th October 2014 iv) 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 2014 Dept of Collegiate, Govt of Kerala


How to Apply Applications can be submitted only ONLINE at the Scholarship Website of Department of Collegiate Education, from 01st September 2014 Manual Applications if any sent will not be considered Instructions to Institution Before doing the online registration by the Student, the name of the institution has to register in the website The institution should sent their details along with scanned copy of affiliation details to and the registration will be initiated by the Department The institution will be provided with user ID and password one for verifier, one for approver, login the Scholarship site by which the Institution has to complete the registration and add their courses in the site Applicant should have a Addhar enabled Bank account in his/her name in any Nationalized Bank Procedure for Online Submission of Application a) Click the link Central Sector Scholarship (CSS) provided in the Home Page of Scholarship website b) Click the button Selection List to see whether the Candidates name is in the Selection List. Only those Candidates whose name are included it can apply for Scholarship c) Click on Apply Online 1) If the Candidate has already registered his/her name for any other Scholarship at this site, do Candidate login with the previous registration details 2) Fresh Candidates have to click New Registration for registering their name d) Click CSS tab in the Scholarship page e) Select the District, Institution Type, Name of the Institution and the Stream of Study for the Higher Secondary Examination f) Select the Name of the Candidate g) Fill in the Registration Number of Higher Secondary Examination. The candidate can proceed only if the Registration Number is correct h) Select the Category (SC/ST/OBC) i) Select whether Physically Handicapped j) Fill in the Annual Income k) Click the Submit button l) 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 2014 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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