GOVERNMENT OF KERALA

Abstract

Scheduled Castes Scheduled tribes Development department- Educational Concession- fee concession to OEC students- Exception to all OEC candidates from payment of fee at the time of allotment to Professional Degree courses under Government /Community quota irrespective of annual family income allowed- orders issued.

SCHEDULED CASTES / SCHEDULED TRIBES DEVELOPMENT (A) DEPARTMENT GO (MS) No. 36/07/SCSTDD.     Dated. Thiruvanthapuram. 03-07-07..

Read:   I. Letter No. A1/1930/2006/CEE (1)   dated 11.9.2(106 and 10.11.2006 from the Commissioner of Entrance Examination.

2.   Utter No. EI-21117/06  dated 2-3-2007 from the Director, SCDD.

3.   G.O (MS) No. 28/05/SCSTDD   dated  2-7-2005.

ORDER

The Commissioner for Entrance Examination. Thiruvananthapuram as per letter as 1st  paper above has reported that as per the Prospectus conditions of 2005 and 2006 OEC. Candidates whose annual family income does not exceedRs.2.5 lakhs are categorized as OEC for admission to Professional Degree Courses. They can avail allotment of the unavailed seats of SC/ST candidates. Such OEC candidates selected under General merit as well as against the unavailed seats of SC/ST arc excepted from remittance of any fee at the time of allotment of seats Degree Courses. But fee is collected from such OEC candidates at the time of allotment of scats Degree Courses. But fee is collected from such OEC candidates at the time of allotment whose annual family income exceed Rs.2.5 lakhs.

As per G.O, read as third paper above, the SC/ST/OEC students admitted in Private Self Financing Colleges under Merit and Reservation seats arc eligible for Educational Concessions at the rate fixed by Justice KT. Thomas Committee.

The Controller of Entrance Examination has suggested that if Government decides to exempt all OEC candidates from payment of fee at the lime of allotment to Professional Degree Courses irrespective of their annual family income, [the same can be implemented by his office at the time of allotment.

The Director, SC Development in the letter read as 211'1 paper above has reported that all the eligible benefits granted to SC students are made available to OEC students irrespective of their annual family income and he has agreed to the suggestion made by the Commissioner for Entrance Examination.

Government have examined the matter in detail and are pleased to exempt OEC

students from payment of fees at the time of allotment to Professional Degree Courses under

Government/Community Quota in order to avoid inconvenience being fell by the OEC

students.

By Order of Governor,

J.sudhakaran

Principal Secretary To Government To