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Kerala Scholarship 2023 (Pre/Post Matric) Application Form, Eligibility

Kerala Scholarship 2023

Every year, the government of Kerala provides Pre and Post-Matric Kerala Scholarship 2023 for meritorious students to ensure that finances do not remain a constraint in the pathway of students. Applicants can check eligibility, the application process, application period, rewards, and more from this page. Those candidates who fulfill all eligibility criteria can fill application form till the last date.


Kerala Scholarship
Kerala Scholarship

Kerala Scholarship 2023

List of DCE Scholarship: d

  • State Merit Scholarship -DCE(SMS)
  • District Merit Scholarship -DCE(DMS)
  • Merit Scholarship to the Children of School Teachers -DCE(MSCT)
  • Hindi Scholarship -DCE(HS)
  • Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship-DCE(MNS)
  • Sanskrit Scholarship -DCE(SSE)
  • Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship-DCE(SJMS)
  • Blind/PH Scholarship -DCE(BPHFC)
  • Music Fine Arts Scholarship -DCE(MFAS)
  • Post Matric Scholarship For Disabilities -NSP(PMSD)

Brilliant students who need financial help in continuing their studies must apply for Kerala Scholarship 2023 before the last date and must grab this opportunity. All the details related to scholarship application form is well described in the beneath segment of this page.

What is Kerala Post Matric Scholarship?

  • The main purpose of Kerala Education Scholarship Scheme is to give financial support to the meritorious students of economically weaker sections of the minority community in pursuit of higher education.
  • Scheme is given to students for study in India or private schools or institutions / colleges.

What is Kerala Pre Matric Scholarship?

  • Under Kerala University Higher Education Scholarship scheme, fellowship are awarded to students of Kerala studying within the state from class IX – X in Government or schools/ institutes recognized by the appropriate authority of the State are eligible subject to specified criteria.
  • Scheme will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination (Not applicable for students studying in 1st std)

What is Kerala Scholarship Eligibility?

Kerala Pre Matric Scholarship:

  • Annual income of the students’ Parents/ Guardians from all sources should not exceed Rs.1.0 Lakh.
  • Students of Kerala domicile studying in other states are also eligible to apply in Kerala.
  • Students of other states studying in Kerala are not eligible to apply from Kerala.

Kerala Post Matric Scholarship::

  • Should be the First Year student of Plus Two/ UG/ PG/ Ph.D Course of Higher Secondary School/ College/ Institutes/ University, which is either a Govt/ Aided/Recognised Unaided Institution. OR
  • 11th Class/Technical/ Vocational Course of ITI/ ITC Centres affiliated to NCVT.

Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities

  • I should be a first-year student. PhD course of Plus Two / UG / Postgraduate / Higher Secondary School / College / Institute / University, which is either a government / aided / recognized non-aided institution. Or ii. 11th Class / Technical / Vocational Course of ITI / ITC Center affiliated to NCVT. Or iii. Of course, other than those listed under the merit-cum-means scholarship. See the instructions for information in the names of courses listed under the Merit-less-Means Scholarship.
  • Should belong to a minority community (Muslim / Christian / Buddhist / Sikh / Parsi or Parsi).
  • At least 50% marks or equivalent grade in previous board/university examination should not be secured.
  • The annual family income should not exceed Rs. 2 lakhs.
  • No other scholarship or stipend should be availed.
  • Scholarship will be given to only two children, not more than two children.
  • The scholarship criterion will be sanctioned as prescribed by the Central Government.

State Merit Scholarship

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate courses should be a first-year student in government / aided colleges or university departments.
  • 50% or above should be scored in the qualifying exam.
  • Family annual income should not exceed 1 lakh. For exemption of annual income on the basis of merit, please see the notice.

District Merit Scholarship

  • The SSLC exam should have scored a plus in March 2018 in all subjects, organized by the Public Examination Board, Kerala State.
  • Must be studied for Higher Secondary / VHSE / ITI / Polytechnic course.

Merit Scholarship for Children of School Teachers

  • Must be a first-year student in Government / Aided Arts and Science College Graduate course of HSC / VHSC and below
  • Sons/daughters of primary/secondary school teachers

Hindi Scholarship

Candidates should have M. Ed / MA / MPhil / PhD as a sub-subject in degree level and as a main subject in bed, all those candidates are eligible for Hindi Scholarship.

Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship

And a first-year student of HSC / VHSC should have a graduate course in Government / Aided Arts and Science College. BPL should belong to family and backward community forward

Sanskrit Scholarship

  • Under Graduate 200 / – PM 55 No Post Graduate 200 / -PM 25 No
  • The first preference for the students is those who are studying Sanskrit as the main subject and the next priority for the students who are studying Sanskrit as one of the subjects in the syllabus.

Suvarna Jayanti Merit Scholarship

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate courses should be a first-year student in government / aided colleges or university departments.
  • Must belong to BPL family.
  • 50% or above should be scored in the qualifying exam.

MGS Renewal

  • Must belong to Muslim, Latin, converted Christian community and should be native to Kerala.
  • Must be a student studying in Govt./ for the first year of Aided Institution for graduation or higher course.
  • Students who got admission in self-financing colleges from seats on the basis of merit are all eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • 50% or above should be scored in the qualifying exam.
  • Family annual income should not exceed 4.50 lakhs.
  • Those who apply for hostel stipend should be allowed to stay in recognized hostels.

Blind / PH Scholarship

It is necessary to study in government-run institutes such as Blind / PH / Deaf students / Aided Arts and Science Colleges, Music Colleges, and Government / Aided Higher Secondary / Vocational Higher Secondary schools.

Music Fine Arts Scholarship

Students studying in Govt. Music Colleges and Govt. Fine arts colleges

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What is Amount of Kerala Scholarship Scheme?

Class Amount
For Post Matric
11th and 12th class Rs. 7,000/-per annum
UG and PG RS. 10,000/- per annum
M.Phil and Ph.D 1,200/- per month
For Pre Matric
I to X Rs.1500/-

DCE Kerala Scholarship Amount:

  • PMS (Post Metric Scholarship): Total admission fee and Course/
    Tuition Fee
  • SMS (State Merit Scholarship):  UG – Rs.1250/- PM and PG: Rs.1500/- PM
  • DMS (District Merit Scholarship): Rs. 1,250/- per annum
  • HS (Hindi Scholarship): UG- Rs.500/- PM and PG: Rs.1000/- PM
  • MNS (Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship):  Rs. 125/per annum
  • SSE (Sanskrit Scholarship): UG- Rs.200/- PM and PG: Rs.200/- PM
  • MGS (C H Muhammed koya Scholarship): Rs. 10,000/- per annum
  • MFAS (Music Fine Arts Scholarship): UG- Rs.4000/- PM and PG: Rs.5000/- PM
  • Professional Courses: Rs. 6,000/- PM

Check Out: List Of Scholarships

How to Fill Kerala Scholarship Online Application Form?

  • Visit official website that is kerala.gov.in to apply for Kerala Merit Scholarship.
  • Then follow “National Scholarship Portal” and hit www.scholarships.gov.in
  • Select “State Scheme” section and hit “Kerala” link.
  • Hit appropriate link according to available program.
  • Read all instructions carefully and press on ‘Apply Online’ button.
  • Register yourself with all mandatory details and fill the form correctly.
  • Upload essential documents like certificates.
  • Press on the Submit Button after completion of form.
  • Take hard copy of Kerala Scholarship Application Form for future reference.

Press Here: Apply Online Link

Read Out: Scholarship Instructions

Press Here: DCE Scholarship (Govt of Kerala) Official Website

Documents Required for Filling Kerala Scholarship Form:

  • Passport size photograph
  • Attested photocopies of required certificates
  • College / School all necessary Certificate.
  • Domicile certificate
  • Caste Certificate (SC/ST/OBC/General)
  • Address Proof.
  • Mark sheet of last Passing Class.
  • Income Certificate of your father / mother

Kerala Scheme Helpline/ Toll-free Number:

In case of any query, you can contact the given helpline/ toll-free number and other contact details. Here we are providing you the scheme Helpline/ Toll-free Number and other contact details.

The Special Officer,

Directorate of Collegiate Education,

6th Floor, Vikas Bhavan,

Thiruvananthapuram, 695033

Help Desk Numbers: 9446096580/ 0471-2306580/ 9446780308

List of Kerala Scholarship 2023:

Kerala Scholarship Name Kerala Scholarship Website
Central Sector Scholarship Renewal www.collegiateedu.kerala.gov.in
Directorate of Minority Welfare- Scholarship for Minority Students www.minoritywelfare.kerala.gov.in
C.H. Muhammed Koya Scholarship Girls
Post-matric Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities www.scholarships.gov.in
Central Sector Scholarships
Post-Matric Scholarship For Minority www.scholarship.itschool.gov.in
AABY Scholarship www.chiak.org
Vidya Sammunnathi Scholarships www.kswcfc.org
District Merit Scholarship www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in



Central Sector Scholarship Renewal
Aspire Scholarship Scheme PG Students
Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS)
Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE)
District Merit Scholarship(DMS)
State Merit Scholarship (SMS)
C. H. Muhammed Koya Scholarship
Merit Scholarship to the Children of School Teachers
Muslim/ Nadar Girls Scholarship Renewal
Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS)
Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) Guidelines
Hindi Scholarship – DCE (HS)
OEC Pre Matric Scholarship www.bcdd.kerala.gov.in
Overseas Scholarship for OBCs
OBC Pre Matric Scholarship
OBC Post Matric Scholarships
Plus Two Scholarship- Draft List of Candidates www.ksbcdc.com
Kerala State backward Classes Development Corporation Ltd.  
Pradhan Mantri Vidya Lakshmi Karyakram www.vidyalakshmi.co.in
Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child for PG Programs www.ugc.ac.in
Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child For PG Programs
Merit cum Means (MCM) Scholarships Renewal www.dtekerala.gov.in & 
MCM Scholarship
Disability Scholarship Kerala  
Scholarship for Higher Education  

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Kerala Scholarship 2023:

The Kerala Government’s Social Welfare Department provides scheme facility to all those candidates who are studying in 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th and Undergraduate and Post Graduate. So, the main motive of scheme is to destroy financial barrier of talented students for their study.

Various schemes in Kerala are operated by scheme Wing of the Directorate of Collegiate Education. This wing has several state schemes of scheme. Willing candidates can apply by filling online application form till last date. Stay connected with this page to get latest updates.

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