Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship

Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship

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.

The Higher Education Department of Government of Kerala is entrusted with the responsibility of selection and disbursement of various scholarships to Higher Secondary, under Graduate and Post Graduate Streams. This project envisages the development and implementation of a web-enabled scholarship management system to facilitate the Directorate of Collegiate education for an efficient, foolproof system for the selection of the students and also do the disbursements. The System also facilitates the students, various educational institutions and the Scholarship Department to update and monitor the selection and disbursement process.

Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship

  • AREAS OF STUDY : UG/PG in Regular Courses
  • LEVEL : Graduate and Post Graduate
  • SCHOLARSHIP FUNDED BY : Government of Kerala
  • PROVIDED TO : Economically Backward  Students

Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS) is awarded for students studying for the first year of the Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programs in Government/Aided Arts and Science Colleges and University Departments.

Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship Eligibility Criteria :

(i) Applicant should be a first year student of Under Graduate or Post Graduate course in Govt/ Aided colleges or University Departments

(ii) Applicant should belong to BPL family, be a member of a family having income below poverty line

(iii) Applicant should have scored 50% or above in the qualifying Examination


The scholarship amount is Rs.10,000/- per year which will be deposited into the Bank Account of the candidates selected. So Applicant should have a Bank Account in his/her name in State Bank of Travancore.

Number of Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship

The number of Scholarships for each College will be proportional to the number of candidates studying in the college. As much as 10% of the Scholarships are earmarked for those belonging to SC/ST categories. 10 Scholarships are reserved for those belonging to the PWD category and another 5 for those excelling in Arts/Sports at State/National levels.

Those in receipt of any other Scholarship are not eligible for this scholarship also. However, the Lump-sum Grant received by the SC/ST candidates is exempted for the purpose of this provision.

The list of candidates eligible for the scholarship in a college prepared by the Head of the Institution as per the approval of the college council, and the related documents should be retailed in the college.

How to apply for Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship

Applications can be submitted only ‘ONLINE’ at the Scholarship Website of Department of Collegiate Education,

Procedure for Online Submission of Application:

(i) Click the link ‘Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship’ provided in the Home Page of Scholarship website

(ii) Click on the button ‘Apply Online’. If the applicant has already registered his/ her name for any other Scholarship at this site, the candidate may login with the previous registration details. Candidates who have not registered earlier for any scholarship (fresh candidates) have to click ‘New Registration’ for registering their name.

(iii) Click ‘SJMS’ Tab in the scholarship page

(iv) Fill in the Annual Income

(v) Select the Category, SC/ST/Others; Answer Whether BPL; Whether Physically Challenged; whether participated in Sports/Arts in National/State level

(vi) Click ‘SUBMIT’ After submitting, the applicant has to take the Registration Printout, paste a recent passport size photograph on it (to be attested by the Principal of the present Institution), sign on it and submit it along with the documents listed below, to the Verifying Officer of the Institution.

Documents to be submitted along with Registration Printout

(i) Attested copy of mark list of SSLC, attested by a Gazetted Officer

(ii) Attested copy of first page of bank pass book in the name of the student, showing account number, name, code etc attested by a Gazetted Officer

(iii) Nativity Certificate

(iv) Certificate from the Local Body to establish that the applicant belongs to the BPL category

(v) Income Certificate

(vi) Copy of the Mark list of Qualifying Examination attested by a Gazetted Officer

(vii) Community Certificate for SC/ST applicants

(viii) Documents in support of excellence in Arts/Sports at State/National levels, attested by a Gazetted Officer

(ix) Disability Certificate in case of candidates of the PWD category

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