DCE Scholarship 2024, Apply Online, Renewal, Check Students list

Directorate of Collegiate Education (DCE) Scholarship is offered by Kerala state government and its departments handling scholarships. The main objective of the Scholarship is to provide educational opportunities and financial support to eligible students. The Directorate of Collegiate Education is introduced by Kerala Government on 2010.

DCE Scholarship 2024

The Department of Collegiate Education (DCE), Government of Kerala provides scholarships to students who are residents of Kerala. The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to students who wish to continue their education. The amount for the scholarship varies from scholarship to scholarship. It depends on the current standard in which students are studying. The amount will be transferred directly to student’s bank account through DBT method.

Scholarship NameDCE Scholarship
Launched byThe Department of Collegiate Education (DCE), Kerala
BeneficiaryStudents resident of Kerala
AmountUp to Rs. 12,000
Application ProcessOnline
Last date20th April 2024 for DCE (Suvarna jubilee Scholarship)
Official websitewww.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in
Contact No.+91-9446096580

There is a date for each scholarship. So it is not possible to tell the exact last date. Candidate must visit official portal for date and deadline of each scholarship. The applications for these scholarships generally start in the month of November and December and deadline will be in the month of March/April. However, the last date to apply for Kerala DCE Scholarship was April 20, 2024.

Scholarships Comes under Department of Collegiate Education

The DCE Scholarship scheme offers a wide range of scholarships to different category of students. Here is a list of Scholarships available for the eligible studentrs.

  1. SSE (Sanskrit Scholarship)
  2. MFAS (Music Fine Arts Scholarship)
  3. Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship
  4. Blind/PH Scholarship
  5. DMS (District Merit Scholarship)
  6. State Merit Scholarship
  7. Hindi Scholarship (HS)
  8. PMS (Post-Metric Scholarship) for Minorities
  9. SJMS (Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship)
  10. ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship
  11. CSS (Central Sector Scholarship)
  12. APJAK (APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship)
  13. C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship
  14. MTS (Mother Teresa Scholarship)
  15. PJMS (Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award)
  16. IWCS (CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship)
DCE Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

Students need to have certain eligibility to get the scholarship. The eligibility criteria are not same for all scholarships. To apply for the DCE scholarship, students must be a permanent resident of Kerala as well as meet other eligibility criteria’s. Below are some other eligibility criteria mentioned as per scholarship.

ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship, Kerala

  • Student must belong to Minority community.
  • Must pursuing ITI course.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed Rs. 8 Lakh per annum.

C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship, Kerala

  • Girl students that belong to Christian, Muslim, Latin or community.
  • Pursuing studies at graduation level or above.
  • Annual family income should not exceed Rs 8,00,000.
  • Last examination marks should not be less than 50%.

APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK)

  • Student must belong to Minority community.
  • Studying in a government polytechnic in a merit seat.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed Rs 8,00,000 LPA.

Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS), Kerala

  • Student must belong to Minority community.
  • Studying in class 10, 12.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed 8 Lakh per annum.

Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS), Kerala

  • Student must belong to Minority community.
  • Pursuing a nursing paramedical /diploma courses.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed 8 Lakh per annum.

CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS), Kerala

  • Student must belong to Minority community.
  • Pursuing CA/ICWA/CS courses  Last examination marks should not be less than 60%.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed 8 Lakh per annum.

District Merit Scholarship (DMS), Kerala

  • Pursuing studies at VHSC, ITI, and higher secondary or polytechnic course.
  • Must have passed the SSLC examination conducted by the Examination Board, Kerala State with an ‘A’ plus grade in all subjects.

Kerala State Merit Scholarship

  • Studying in the first year of an undergraduate or postgraduate course in a government/aided college.
  • Last examination marks should not be less than 50%.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed 1 Lakh per annum.

Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE), Kerala

  • Students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses with Sanskrit as a core subject

Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS), Kerala

  • Studying in a Government Fine Arts College or Government Music College.

Blind/PH Scholarship, Kerala

  • Scholarship is applicable to physically challenged/deaf/ blind students.
  • Pursuing their studies in a government/aided Music Colleges, Arts and Science Colleges, Vocational/Higher Secondary/Higher Secondary schools.

Hindi Scholarship (HS), Kerala

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate course.

Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS), Kerala

  • Students who are in the first year of any undergraduate or postgraduate degree program must belong to a BPL family.
  • Last examination marks should not be less than 50%.

Post-Metric Scholarship (PMS) for Minorities, Kerala

  • Students who belong to minority communities (Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains, and Buddhists).
  • Pursuing their studies from class 11 to Ph.D. level.
  • Last examination marks should not be less than 50%.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed 1 Lakh per annum.

Central Sector Scholarship (CSS), Kerala

  • Must secure 80% in 12th Board examination.
  • Pursuing regular degree courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level from institutions/colleges recognized by AICTE/UGC/MCI/DCI or any other regulatory authorities.
  • Annual Income of family must not exceed 8 Lakh per annum.

Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship, Kerala

  • Girl students that belong to BPL family and backward community.
  • Students who are in the first year of any HSC/VHSC/UG courses in a government/aided arts and science.

Dce Scholarship Amount

A detailed description of all the scholarships is given below.

ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship, KeralaRs.10,000/- for students pursuing the 1st year course.
Rs. 20,000/- for students pursuing the 2nd year course.
C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship, KeralaDegree – Rs. 5,000/- per annum
Postgraduates – Rs. 6,000/- per annum
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 (PJMS)Rs. 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
District Merit Scholarship (DMS), KeralaRs. 1,250/- per annum
State Merit Scholarship, KeralaDegree – Rs. 1,250/- per annum up to 300 students
Post graduation– Rs. 1,500/- per annum up to 150 students
Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE), KeralaDegree – 55 scholarships of Rs. 200/- per month
Post graduation – 25 scholarships of Rs. 200/- per month
Muslim Nadar Girls ScholarshipRs. 125/- per annum
Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS), KeralaRs. 1,500/- per annum
Blind/PH Scholarship, Keralaa) Blind students with annual family income below Rs. 2.5 Lakh will receive a fee waiver.
b) Physically handicapped students (hostellers) with family income below Rs. 4.5 Lakh will receive a waiver in hostel charges.
c) Physically handicapped students (day scholars) with family income below Rs. 4.5 Lakh will receive a waiver in boarding charges
Hindi Scholarship (HS), KeralaDegree – 180 students – Rs. 500/- per month
Post graduation – 59 students – Rs. 1,000/- per month
Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS), Kerala (DCE Scholarship Higher Education)Rs. 10,000/- per annum
Post-Metric 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), KeralaDegree – Rs. 10,000/- per annum for the first 3 years and Rs. 20,000/- per annum for 4th and 5th year (for integrated/5-year courses)
Post graduation – Rs. 20,000/- per annum

Documents Required for Scholarship

  • Birth certificate
  • Bank passbook (front page copy)
  • Caste certificate
  • ID proof
  • Electronic clearing service (ECS) form from the bank where you have an account
  • Mark sheet of the last qualifying exam
  • Domicile certificate
  • Course certificate of your current educational course
  • Parent’s/Family income certificate
  • Admission receipt of present institution

Process to Apply for DCE Scholarship 2024

To apply for the any of scholarships listed above visit concerned website and apply for scholarship in portal, candidates can read and follow below mentioned steps for DCE Scholarship:

  • First Visit kerala dce scholarship portal.
  • Register with accurate details, to do so go to (https://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/he_notifn/registration.php)
  • Login with username and password created.
  • Read the guidelines carefully before applying.
  • Enter basic information, personal details, educational details etc.
  • Select type of scholarship wish to apply and enter information correctly.
  • Upload require document as mentioned.
  • Review and cross check the details provided in application form.
  • If the details are accurate, click on the button labeled ‘Submit’ and complete the application process.
  • Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Process to Check DCE Scholarship Awarded Students List

To check whether your application considered by concerned department or not, one can check status pf awarded student list.

  1. Step 1: Visit https://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in.
  2. Step 2: Click on “Awarded student List” from more menu (left side).
  3. Step 3: Select the scholarship under “Scholarship type”.
  4. Step 4: Choose your scholarship status: “Fresh” if you’re a first-time applicant or “Renewal” if you’re seeking a renewal.
  5. Step 5: Enter State and District.
  6. Step 6: Mention institution type and name.
  7. Step 7: The results will display on screen with a list of names along with application status and scholarship status.

Renewal Process of DCE Scholarship 2023-24

  • Log in to the DCE portal https://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in.
  • Check the “Notification” from main menu.
  • Update scholarship with mandatory details.
  • Submit the renewal application with previously held exam mark sheet and other required documents.
  • Finally, Print the application for future reference.

Contact Details

If you have any query related to the scholarship please contact below address.

Scholarship Office, Department of Collegiate Education: 0471-2306580

How to apply for DCE Scholarship?

Visit https://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in to apply.

What is the last date of DCE Scholarship 2024?

The deadline for the academic year 2023-24 is 20th April 2024.

Is there any application fee for the scholarship?

Nil (There is no application fee for the scholarship)

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