(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.