February 24, 2021

DCE Scholarship : How to apply for DCE Scholarship

DCE Scholarship

DCE Scholarship The Department of Collegiate Education (DCE), Government of Kerala offers several scholarships under DCE scholarship scheme with an aim to provide educational opportunities to different sections of the society.

The Government of Kerala has introduced various scholarships awarded to meritorious students of outstanding performance in the education sector as well as to the students of socially and economically backward categories.

How to apply for DCE Scholarship

There are many Scholarships that are being offered to different students of the Kerala State.The mode of application is Online.

To apply for the DCE Scholarship:

  • Candidates can apply from the two famous portals of Kerala Government namely ​Minority Welfare Scholarships Portal and ​Department of Collegiate Education’s Online Scholarships Portal.
  • Also, the candidate can submit their application from the center government portal namely ​National Scholarship Portal.

Type Of DCE Scholarship 

1)Post Matric Scholarship(PMS)

2)Central Sector Scholarship(CSS)

3)State Merit Scholarship(SMS)

4)District Merit Scholarship(DMS)

5)Merit Scholarship to the Children of School Teachers(MSCT)

6)Hindi Scholarship (HS)

7)Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship (MNS)

8)Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE)

9)Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS)

10)Muslim Girls Scholarship (Paloli Committee Scholarship)(MGS)

11)Blind/PH Scholarship(BPHFC)

12)Music Fine Arts Scholarship(MFAS)

13)ASPIRE Scholarship(ASPR)

14)Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Renewal

DCE Scholarship Eligibility

There are multiple scholarship schemes Under DCE scholarship, all of which have been designed with the consideration of the needs of different sections of the society. You can visit the official DCE scholarship website to get a detailed version.

Also, the last date for submission of application for all DCE scholarship sub-schemes is 31st October 2019.

Here is a comprehensive summary of the relevant eligibility conditions for each scholarship scheme.

Name of Scholarship 
under DCE Scholarship Scheme
Eligibility Requirements
Post-Matric Scholarship
for Minorities (PMS)
1. Must be a first-year student of 11th/12th/UG/PG/PhD
from a govt/ aided/recognised unaided
institution.2. First-year students of Technical/Professional course
of NCVT affiliated ITI/ITC centres are also eligible.3. Annual Family Income: Less than INR 2 lakhs4. Must belong to Muslim, Christianity,Sikh,
Parsi, Jain or Buddhist community5. Must have secured at least 50% marks
in the qualifying examination.
Central Sector
Scholarship (CSS)
1. For those students who have secured more than
80 percentile in standard 12th.2. Must be a student of a regular UG or PG course from
affiliated institutions/colleges.3. Annual Family Income: Less than INR 8 lakhs
State Merit Scholarship
1. Must be a first-year student of UG or PG course
from a govt/ aided institution.2. Must have secured at least 50% in the
qualifying examination.3. Annual Family Income: Less than INR 1 lakhs
District Merit Scholarship (DMS)1. Must be a student of Higher Secondary/
VHSC/ ITI/ Polytechnic course.2. Must have secured an ‘A+’ grade in all subjects
in the SSLC Examination conducted by
the Board of Public Examination, Kerala.
Merit Scholarship to the
Children of School Teachers
1. Must be a first-year student of any HSC/VHSC
and UG course in either a Govt or aided
Arts and Science college.2. Only provided to children of primary/secondary
school teachers.
Hindi Scholarship (HS)1. Must be studying Hindi as one of the subjects in
a UG or PG course.
Muslim Nadar Scholarship
1. Open only for girl students belonging to a BPL
family and backward community.2. Must be enrolled in HSC/VHSC or UG course
in a Govt or Aided Arts and Science college.
Sanskrit Scholarship (SS)1. Must be studying Sanskrit as one of
the subjects in a UG or PG course.
Suvarna Jubilee Merit
Scholarship (SJMS)
1. Open only to those belongingto BPL family

2. Must be a first-year student of a UG/PG course
in either Govt/Aided institution

3. Must have secured at least 50% in the
qualifying examination

Blind/PH Scholarship (BPHFC)1. Only blind/physically handicapped/deaf students
are eligible.2. Must be enrolled in a Govt/Aided Arts
and Science College or Music College
or Govt/Aided Higher Secondary/Vocational
Higher Secondary School.
Music Fine Arts Scholarship
1. Must be a student of a Govt. Music/
Fine Arts College.
ASPIRE Scholarship (ASPR)1. For short-term projects/internships by
PG/M.Phil/PhD.2. Students studying in Kerala University
Departments and Colleges
MGS Renewal (MGS)1. Only for girl students from Muslim/Latin
or Christian community.2. Must be a resident of Kerala3. Must be enrolled in the first year of UG
or higher course at govt./aided institution.4. Students from self-financing colleges
who got admitted on merit basic are also
eligible.5. Must have secured at least 50% in the
qualifying examination.6. Annual Family Income: INR 4.5 lakhs
                                List Of All Scholarship

Karnataka Epass Scholarship : Apply Here

SSP Karnataka Scholarship: : Apply Here

MPTAAS Scholarship : Apply Here

OASIS Scholarship : Apply Here

UPES Scholarship : Apply Here

JAIN University Scholarship : Apply Here

Sharda University Scholarship : Apply Here

DCE Scholarship : Apply Here 

Required Documents for DCE Scholarship

  • Mark sheets of candidate
  • Proof of admission in the board
  • Date of Birth Certificate/ Proof of Applicant
  • Proof of Category for SC/ST/OBC Candidate
  • Residential proof of applicant’s father/ local guardian
  • Mark-sheet of the candidate if any semester is completed
  • Proof of Annual Financial Income of the candidate’s family
  • Photo identity proof of candidate (Voter I-card, driving license etc)
  • Domicile certificate of candidate (issued by competent authority as per latest notification of Govt. of India/ Govt. of Assam)
  • ECS (Electronic Clearing Service) Form to be duly filled and signed by the concerned Bank

DCE Scholarship Cut Off

Therefor, the DCE Scholarship has the central objective of offering financial aid to students belonging to the weaker sections in the state of Kerala. Here you can see all the previous year cut off for DCE Scholarship .

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