DCE Scholarship: It is also known as Kerala Scholarship, and is a broad term for scholarships that are run by the Government of Kerala and its subsidiary departments. Every year, the Government of Kerala invites applications for several scholarships to ensure that finances do not come in the way of students pursuing their dream academic careers. DCE Scholarship is applicable to students coming from different walks of life. The main objective behind starting these scholarships is to provide suitable financial assistance to the meritorious and deserving students of Kerala state.
In Hindi: इस केरल छात्रवृत्ति के रूप में भी जाना जाता है, छात्रवृत्ति के लिए एक व्यापक शब्द है जो केरल सरकार और उसके सहायक विभागों द्वारा चलाई जाती है। हर साल, केरल सरकार कई छात्रवृत्ति के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित करती है ताकि यह सुनिश्चित किया जा सके कि छात्रों के सपनों के अकादमिक करियर को आगे बढ़ाने के लिए वित्त नहीं आता है। डीसीई छात्रवृत्ति जीवन के विभिन्न क्षेत्रों से आने वाले छात्रों के लिए लागू है। इन छात्रवृत्तियों को शुरू करने के पीछे मुख्य उद्देश्य केरल राज्य के मेधावी और योग्य छात्रों को उपयुक्त वित्तीय सहायता प्रदान करना है।
List of DCE Scholarships
- Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE)
- Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS)
- Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship
- Blind/PH Scholarship
- District Merit Scholarship 2022 (DMS)
- State Merit Scholarship
- Hindi Scholarship (HS)
- Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for Minorities
- Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS)
- ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship
- Central Sector Scholarship (CSS)
- APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK)
- C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship
- Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS)
- Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS)
- CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS)
To apply for the scholarship, you need to follow this process:
- Firstly, register on your respective scholarship portal
- Enter a valid login id and password and then enter basic details to register on your portal
- Enter your educational board details and personal details
- Next, read the guidelines provided by DCE Scholarship
- Next, choose your scholarship type and enter the required details
- Once completed, double-check all the details entered by you in your application form
- Finally, submit the application and take a printout of the application for further use
DCE Scholarship Eligibility
There are several scholarship sub-schemes that constitute the DCE Scholarship, all of which have been designed keeping in mind the needs of different sections of society. These sub-schemes have different eligibility criteria. You can visit the official DCE Scholarship website to get the detailed version.
|Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE)||Must be studying Sanskrit as one of the subjects in a UG or PG course.|
|Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS)||Must be a student of a Govt. Music/Fine Arts College.|
|Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship||Open only for girl students belonging to a BPL family and backward community.|
Must be enrolled in HSC/VHSC or UG course in a Govt or Aided Arts and Science college.
|Blind/PH Scholarship||Only blind/physically handicapped/deaf students are eligible.|
Must be enrolled in a Govt/Aided Arts and Science College or Music College or Govt/Aided Higher Secondary/Vocational Higher Secondary School.
|District Merit Scholarship 2022 (DMS)||Must be a student of Higher Secondary/VHSC/ ITI/ Polytechnic course.|
Must have secured an ‘A+’ grade in all subjects in the SSLC Examination conducted by the Board of Public Examination, Kerala.
|State Merit Scholarship||Must be a first-year student of UG or PG course from a govt/ aided institution.|
Must have secured at least 50% in the qualifying examination.
Annual Family Income: Less than INR 1 lakhs
|Hindi Scholarship (HS)||Must be studying Hindi as one of the subjects in a UG or PG course.|
|Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for Minorities||Must be a first-year student of 11th/12th/UG/PG/PhD from a govt/ aided/recognised unaided institution.|
First-year students of Technical/Professional courses of NCVT-affiliated ITI/ITC centres are also eligible.
Annual Family Income: Less than INR 2 lakhs
Must belong to a Muslim, Christianity, Sikh, Parsi, Jain or Buddhist community
Must have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
|Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS)||Open only to those belonging to the BPL family|
Must be a first-year student of a UG/PG course in either Govt/Aided institution
Must have secured at least 50% in the qualifying examination
|ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship||The scholarship is open to students from minority communities including Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain|
Must be pursuing an ITI Course3. Family annual income should be less than 8LPA
|Central Sector Scholarship (CSS)||For those students who have secured more than80 percentile in standard 12th.|
Must be a student of a regular UG or PG course fromAICTE/UGC/MCI/DCI/other affiliated institutions/colleges.
Annual Family Income: Less than INR 8 lakhs
|APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK)||The scholarship is open to students from minority communities including Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain.|
Must be a polytechnic course in a merit seat in a government/aided college
Family annual income should be less than 8LPA
|C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship||Open to girl students who belong to Muslim, Latin or Christian communities|
Must be pursuing graduation or above
The percentage of marks in the last qualifying exam should be 50%
Annual family income less than INR 8 LPA
|Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS)||The scholarship is open to students from minority communities including Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain.|
Must be pursuing a diploma/ paramedical course. Family annual income should be less than 8LPA
|Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS||The scholarship is open to students from minority communities including Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain.|
Must be pursuing 10th/ 12th/ VHSE3. Family annual income should be less than 8LPA
|CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS)||The scholarship is open to students from minority communities including Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain.|
The percentage of marks in the last qualifying exam should be 60%. Family annual income should be less than 8LPA
DCE Scholarship: Rewards
|Name of Scholarship |
under DCE Scholarship Scheme
|Post-Matric Scholarship for|
|Admission and tuition/course fees of|
a maximum of INR 10,000 p.a.
Maintenance Allowance: INR 1,200/month
(for 10 months)
|Central Sector Scholarship|
|At UG level: INR 10,000 p.a. for starting|
three years and INR 20,000/annum for
4th and 5th year in case of
a 5-year integrated course.
At PG level: INR 20,000 p.a.
|State Merit Scholarship (SMS)||At UG level: INR 1,250 p.a.|
At PG level: INR 1,500 p.a.
|District Merit Scholarship|
|INR 1,250 p.a.|
|Merit Scholarship to|
the Children of School Teachers
|At the 11th level: INR 50 p.a.|
|Hindi Scholarship(HS)||At UG level: INR 550 p.a.|
At PG level: INR 1,000 p.a.
|Muslim Nadar Scholarship (MNS)||INR 125 p.a.|
|Sanskrit Scholarship (SS)||At UG level: INR 200 p.a.|
At PG level: INR 200 p.a
|Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship|
|INR 10,000 p.a.|
|Blind/PH Scholarship (BPHFC)||For Blind students: Fee support|
if annual family income is less than
INR 2.5 lakhs p.a.
For PH hostellers: Hostel charge support
if their annual family income is less than
INR 4.5 lakhs p.a.
For PH day scholars: Boarding fee support
if their annual family income is less than
INR 4.5 lakhs p.a.
|Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS)||INR 1,500 p.a.|
|ASPIRE Scholarship (ASPR)||INR 8,000/month*|
|UG course: INR 5,000 p.a.|
PG course: INR 6,000 p.a.
Professional course: INR 7,000 p.a.
Hostel stipend: INR 13,000 p.a.
Here are the important documents you must have before applying for the scholarship or renewal of your scholarship:
- Birth certificate
- Copy of the first page of your bank passbook
- caste certificate
- ID proof
- Electronic Clearing Service (ECS) form from the bank where the applicant has an account
- Marksheet of last qualifying examination
- Domicile Certificate
- Course certificate of current academic course
- Income certificate of the parents
- Proof of admission to an educational institution
DCE Scholarship Candidate Login
DCE छात्रवृत्ति में प्रवेश करना बहुत आसान है। हालाँकि, आपको छात्रवृत्ति के लिए पहले से पंजीकरण करना होगा। यहां बताया गया है कि आप डीसीई छात्रवृत्ति के लिए कैसे लॉग इन कर सकते हैं:
- DCE छात्रवृत्ति की आधिकारिक वेबसाइट खोलें
- बाएं कोने पर, ‘उम्मीदवार लॉगिन’ का एक टैब है
- उस पर क्लिक करें और लॉगिन विवरण भरें
- अपना पासवर्ड डालें
- यदि आप नए/नवीकरण के लिए आवेदन कर रहे हैं तो साझा करें
- लॉगिन पर क्लिक करें और आपको आपके पोर्टल पर ले जाया जाएगा
एक बार जब आप डीसीई छात्रवृत्ति के लिए चुने जाते हैं, तो आपको इस प्रक्रिया का पालन करके हर साल अपनी छात्रवृत्ति को नवीनीकृत करने की आवश्यकता होती है:
- DCE पोर्टल पर लॉग इन करें।
- छात्रवृत्ति नवीनीकरण प्रक्रिया पर किसी भी अपडेट के लिए अधिसूचना अनुभाग देखें।
- अधिसूचना पर क्लिक करें और छात्रवृत्ति के लिए विवरण अपडेट करें
- अपनी नवीनतम योग्यता परीक्षा की मार्कशीट और आवश्यक अन्य दस्तावेज दर्ज करें
- Renewal आवेदन जमा करें
- आगे के संदर्भ के लिए आवेदन पत्र प्रिंट करें
FAQs on DCE Scholarship
What is the DCE scholarship in Kerala?
DCE Scholarships are the scholarships that are being provided by the Department of Collegiate Education (DCE), Government of Kerala for students who are native to Kerala.
Is there any scholarship for degree students in Kerala?
First-year degree students of science, humanities, social science and business studies can apply for this scholarship. Applications should be submitted directly at the weblink www.kshec.kerala.gov.in
What is the amount of a DCE scholarship?
DCE Scholarship Amount. INR 10,000 for students pursuing the 1-year course. INR 20,000 for students pursuing 2-year courses.
How many scholarships can a student get in Kerala?
Every year Kerala State Council of Higher Education provides scholarships for 1000 meritorious students studying for their first-year degree in Govt. or aided colleges. Selected students will get Rs 1,54,000 within 5 years from the first year of the degree program till completion of post-graduation.
Suggested Links:- National Scholarship Portal