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DCE Scholarship Detailed List


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DCE Scholarship 2019-2020: DCE scholarship which is also known as Kerala scholarship (Directorate of Collegiate Education Scholarship) is being run by the Kerala government and its various departments. Every year the Kerala government calls for applications for scholarships to ensure that the finances are not a hindrance in student’s path in the pursuit of their academic career. The Directorate of Collegiate Education (DCE) scholarship is applicable for all the students coming from different strata of life. The main objective behind these scholarships is to provide financial help to the deserving and meritorious students of Kerala state.

Students from college, as well as a school, can all apply for this scholarship. A total of 16 scholarships are available by the Kerala government under the central as well as state government. The main departments for the Kerala government are the department of minority welfare and the department of collegiate education. DCE Scholarship Last date is different for different schemes. ITC Fee Reimbursement scholarship Kerala 2020. Read on to find more about DCE Scholarship Candidate Login

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DCE Scholarship Detailed List

Department of Minority Welfare, Kerala government provides the different types of scholarships for the students of Kerala state.

Scholarship NameApplication Period
ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship 2020Between August and October
C H Muhammedkoya ScholarshipBetween August and November
APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK)Between August and November
Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS)Between August and September
Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS)Between August and November
CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS)Between August and September
District Merit Scholarship 2020 (DMS)Between July and October
State Merit ScholarshipBetween July and October
Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE)Between July and October
Muslim Nadar Girls ScholarshipBetween July and October
Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS)Between July and August
Blind/PH ScholarshipBetween July and October
Hindi Scholarship (HS)Between July and October
Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS)Between July and October
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for MinoritiesBetween July and October
Central Sector Scholarship (CSS)Between August and October

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DCE Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are not common for all the DCEscholarships. To be eligible for the Kerala scholarship, one needs to be either a permanent resident or domicile of Kerala state. HSSLiveThere are other conditions as well that needs to be fulfilled for the eligibility of DCA scholarship. Below are the eligibility conditions for DSE scholarship:

Scholarship NameEligibility Criteria
ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship, KeralaThe scholarship is open for students who belong to the Minority community.
They should be pursuing an ITI course.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakh per annum.
C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship, KeralaThis Kerala scholarship is open for girl students that belong to converted Christian, Muslim, Latin or community.
She should be pursuing studies at graduation level or above.
The percentage of marks in the last qualifying examination should be a minimum of 50%.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakh per annum.
The students studying in self-financing colleges on the basis of merit seats can also apply.
The hostel stipend is also available for students residing in recognized hostels.
APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK), KeralaThe students belonging to the Minority community can apply for this scholarship.
They must be studying in a government polytechnic in a merit seat.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakh per annum.
Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS), KeralaThe candidates belonging to the Minority community can apply for this scholarship.
They must be pursuing their education in class 10, 12.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakh per annum.
Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS), KeralaThe students belonging to the Minority community can apply for this scholarship.
They must be pursuing a nursing paramedical /diploma courses.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakh per annum.
CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS), KeralaThe students belonging to the Minority community and pursuing CA/ICWA/CS courses can apply for this scholarship.
The minimum percentage of marks in the last qualifying examination should be a minimum of 60%.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakh per annum.
District Merit Scholarship (DMS), KeralaThe students pursuing studies at VHSC, ITI, higher secondary, or Polytechnic course can apply.
They must have passed the SSLC examination conducted by the Examination Board, Kerala State with an ‘A’ plus grade in all subjects.
State Merit Scholarship KeralaThe students studying in the first year of an undergraduate or postgraduate course in a government/aided college can apply.
The minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination should be 50%.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 1 Lakh per annum.
Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE), KeralaThe scholarship is open for students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses with Sanskrit as a subject.
Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS), KeralaThe students studying in a Government Fine Arts College or Government Music College can apply for this scholarship.
Blind/PH Scholarship, KeralaThis scholarship is applicable to physically handicapped/deaf/ blind students.
They must be pursuing their studies in a government/aided Music Colleges, Arts and Science Colleges, Vocational/Higher Secondary/Higher Secondary schools.
Hindi Scholarship (HS), KeralaStudents pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate course can apply for this scholarship.
Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS), KeralaThe scholarship is applicable for students who are in the first year of any undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.
They must belong to a BPL family.
The minimum percentage of marks to be obtained by them in the last qualifying examination is 50% or above.
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for Minorities, KeralaThe scholarship is open for students who belong to minority communities (Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains, and Buddhists).
They must be pursuing their studies from class 11 to Ph.D. level.
The minimum percentage of marks to be obtained by them in the qualifying examination should be 50% or above or equivalent grade.
The annual income of the family should be less than Rs. 2 lakh.
Central Sector Scholarship (CSS), KeralaThe students, who are above the 80th percentile of successful candidates in class 12 from the respective Board of Examination can apply for this scholarship.
They must be pursuing regular degree courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level from institutions/colleges recognized by AICTE/UGC/MCI/DCI or any other regulatory authorities.
The annual income of the family should be less than Rs. 8 Lakh from all sources.

DCE Scholarship Application Process

All the scholarships provided by the Kerala government can be filled online through two main portals of the Kerala government. These are the department of collegiate education and minority welfare scholarship portal. Also, the Kerala scholarship that is run by the central government invites the applications through the NSP Portal (DCE Scholarship Portal).

Scholarship NameHow to Apply?
ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship, KeralaApply online through Minority Welfare Scholarships Portal.
C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship, KeralaApply online through Minority Welfare Scholarships Portal.
APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK), KeralaApply online through Minority Welfare Scholarships Portal.
Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS), KeralaApply online through Minority Welfare Scholarships Portal.
Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS), KeralaApply online through Minority Welfare Scholarships Portal.
CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS), KeralaApply online through Minority Welfare Scholarships Portal.
District Merit Scholarship (DMS), KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
State Merit Scholarship, KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE), KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship, KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS), KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Blind/PH Scholarship, KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Hindi Scholarship (HS), KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS), KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for Minorities, KeralaApply online through the Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
Central Sector Scholarship (CSS), KeralaApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).

DCE Scholarship Rewards

The amount for the scholarship for each DCE scholarship varies from scholarship to scholarship to the students. Furthermore, it depends on the current standard in which you are studying. Every Kerala scholarship offers a substantial amount of rewards to the students through direct benefit transfer. Below is the table that contains a detailed description of all the scholarships. Also, you will get to know about the duration for which these scholarships are available in some of the cases.

Scholarship NameRewards
ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship, KeralaRs. 10,000 for students pursuing the 1 – year course.
Rs. 20,000 for students pursuing the 2 – year course.
C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship, KeralaFor undergraduates – Rs.  5,000 per annum
For postgraduates – Rs. 6,000 per annum
For professional courses – Rs. 7,000 per annum
Hostel stipend – Rs. 13,000 per annum
APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK), KeralaRs. 6,000 per annum
Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS), KeralaRs. 10,000 for each selected scholar at different levels.
Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS), KeralaRs. 15,000 per annum
CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS), KeralaRs. 15,000 per annum for each student
District Merit Scholarship (DMS), KeralaRs. 1,250 per annum
State Merit Scholarship, KeralaFor graduate students – Rs. 1,250 per annum each to 300 students
For postgraduate students – Rs. 1,500 per annum each to 150 students
Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE), KeralaFor undergraduate course – 55 scholarships of Rs. 200 per month to each scholar.
For postgraduate course – 25 scholarships of Rs. 200 per month to each scholar.
Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship, KeralaRs. 125 per annum to each selected scholar
Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS), KeralaFinancial assistance of up to Rs. 1,500 per annum
Blind/PH Scholarship, KeralaBlind students with annual family income below Rs. 2.5 Lakh will receive a fee waiver
Physically handicapped students (hostellers) with family income below Rs. 4.5 Lakh will receive a waiver in hostel charges
Physically handicapped students (day scholars) with family income below Rs. 4.5 Lakh will receive a waiver in boarding charges
Hindi Scholarship (HS), KeralaFor undergraduate students – 180 students will receive Rs. 500 per month
For postgraduate students – 59 students will receive Rs. 1,000 per month
Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS), Kerala (DCE Scholarship Higher Education)Rs. 10,000 per annum towards pursuing higher education
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for Minorities, KeralaAdmission and tuition fee up to Rs. 10,000 per annum
Maintenance allowance of up to Rs. 1,200 per month (for 10 months)
Central Sector Scholarship (CSS), KeralaFor graduation level – Rs. 10,000 per annum for the first three years and Rs. 20,000 per annum for 4th and 5th year (for integrated/5-year courses)
For postgraduation level – Rs. 20,000 per annum

DCE Scholarship Contact Number

6th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram, 695033. CONTACT NUMBERS. 1.Scholarship Office, Department of Collegiate Education: 0471-2306580.

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