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Central Sector Scholarships 2012 for Undergraduate Studies, Kerala, India

The scholarship, introduced by Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of Higher Education, Govt. Of India, aims at providing financial assistance to meritorious students from low income families. 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 4 th and 5 th years of study (Subject to a maximum of Rs. 20,000/- for an academic year).

(i) Applicant should have scored a minimum of 80% of marks in the +2/VHSC Examinations, March 2011 conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education / Board of Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Government of Kerala. (ii) Applicant should be pursuing any Regular Course at Under-Graduate Degree level in any recognised 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. 4 ½ lakhs per annum for the financial year ending March 2011. (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 Department of Personal and Training in their Notification number 36012/22/93 Esst.(SCT) dated 8/11/93 (Annexure IV) and as modified vide their OM No.36033/3/2004-Esst(Res) Dated: 9/3/2004 (Annexure V) and as may be modified from time to time.