Central Sector Scholarship: Applications invited till the October 31

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In the plus two exams conducted by the Kerala Higher Secondary, VHSE boards the students who have scored marks to come above the 80 percentile and those who have enrolled for regular 1st-year graduate courses will be eligible for the Central Sector Scholarship 2022-23 (they need to be in the first 20% of the passed-out students).

The age limit of applicants will be between 18-25. Their yearly family income shouldn’t surpass 4 and a half lakhs. Those who are doing Correspondence/distance/diploma courses and who have acquired some other scholarship needn’t apply.

You can register online till the 31st of this month in the National portal www.scholarships.gov.in. Within 5 days of application, you need to submit the printed application, salary/eligibility/caste certificates, and the entrance report given by the principal to the college. You can also take this opportunity to give an application to update the scholarship you got earlier. You don’t require an income certificate for updating.

The 82,000 scholarships available nationwide have been disbursed to different states according to the specified criterion. Kerala’s share will be divided between boys and girls equally. A 15, 7.5 and 27 percent of the scholarships have been allocated to those belonging to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and backward communities respectively. The differently abled have been allotted a 5% of the scholarships.

Details are available in the national portal called https://scholarships.gov.in and the collegiate education department (they are the ones establishing the program in Kerala) website’s notification link www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in.

For doubts call: 011-0120-6619540/ 0471-2306580, helpdesk@nsp.gov.in. Those who are eligible for CBSE/ISC are qualified for this scholarship. You can get more details in the National portals and colleges. 

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