Scholarship Criteria for Kerala Foundation Courses at Aakash 2020-2022

 

Category-A (A student can avail any ONE of the scholarships in Category-A, whichever is higher)

(I) Scholarships based on Admission cum Scholarship Test *(ACST) 

# Name Criteria in ACST Scholarship % on Tuition Fee
1 Platinum Scholar (A) Above 90% 50%
2 Platinum Scholar (B) Above 80% 40%
3 Diamond Scholar (A) Above 70% 30%
3 Diamond Scholar (B) Above 60% 25%
3 Gold Scholar (A) Above 50% 20%
3 Gold Scholar (B) Above 40% 15%
4 Silver Scholar Above 30% 10%
 

(II) Scholarships based on Performance in School Exams

# Name Criteria Scholarship % on Tuition Fee
1 Mega Scorer A1 Grade in all subjects or above 95% marks in Mathematics & Science (i.e. in class VIII / IX) or secured 1st Rank at School Level (i.e. in class VIII / IX). 30%
2 Star Scorer A1 Grade in Science, Maths & English or above 90% marks in Mathematics & Science (i.e. in class VIII / IX) or secured Rank 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th at School Level (i.e. in class VIII / IX). 20%
Attested marksheet and/or report cards will have to be submitted by the student at the time of admission.

 

(III) Scholarships for HBCSE Olympiads and Mathematical Olympiads Qualified students

# Stages of Exam Merit Score Scholarship % on Tuition Fee
1 NSEJS Qualified (Stage-I of International Olympiad) Eligible for INO 75%
2 RMO/GMO Qualified Qualified for INMO 75%
3 INJSO/INMO Qualified (Stage-II/III respectively of International Olympiad) Qualified for Next Stage 100%

Note: Kindly attach proof of the same to avail scholarship.

*Please note that ACST Scholarship is only valid for 30 days after the date of writing the test.

 

Category-B (A student can avail any ONE of the scholarships in Category-B, whichever is higher)

Scholarships for Ex-Aakashians*
# Name Criteria Scholarship % on Tuition Fee
1 Ex-Aakashian
(R)

A student moving from Class VIII to IX or IX to X shall be given amount of tuition fee paid by him/her in previous class (i.e. VIII or IX).

10%
2 Ex-Aakashian
(DLP)

A Correspondence Course / DLP student moving from class VIII to IX or IX to X in classroom course shall be given 20% scholarship of the amount of tuition fee paid in class VIII / IX in DLP.

20%
3 Ex-Aakashian
(Aakash iTutor/Live)

Students who have taken Aakash iTutor / Aakash Live courses are also eligible for this scholarship. They will be given scholarship on fee paid by them in the previous class. The student will have to submit the proof of the same.

5%
Note: It's the responsibility of the student to apply for the above mentioned concession criteria at the time of admission. In case he /she does not apply for the same for whatsoever reason, the concession will not be granted later. All students to abide by this policy.
*20% of the fee paid by the Students in Distance Learning Programs

 

Category-C (A student can avail any ONE of the scholarships in Category-C, whichever is higher)

Scholarships for Other Categories*
# Name Criteria Scholarship % on Tuition Fee
1 Single Parent / Divorcee This Scholarship on tuition fee will be given to those students who have lost their father and their mother is the only single earning member in the family.
Proper application and proof in this regard will have to be submitted by the mother. This benefit will be given to the wards of Female Divorcee also. (Attach Proof)
5%
2 Sibling This Scholarship on tuition fee will be given to those students (Sibling) whose brother or sister is currently studying in classroom course with us. In this case, scholarship will be given to the student who is taking admission and not to the students already studying in Aakash. However, in case, if two
brothers/sisters take admission together at the same time, then both will get this benefit.
5%
3 Defence / Police This scholarship on tuition fee will be given to the ward of various Defence Personnel who are currently serving in the Indian Armed and Paramilitary Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, CRPF, CISF & BSF) and Police Directorate. (Attach Proof) 15%
4 Martyr This Scholarship on tuition fee will be given to those students who have lost their father/ mother during their service either in War, Counter Insurgency Operations or Govt. Operations. (Attach Proof) 100%

Note: The scholarships of Category-A, B & C (for Long Term Courses) can be clubbed. However, in Short Term Courses, a student can avail concession mentioned in Category-B & C only.

Meaning of Scholarship (Scholarship means Fee Concession; Fee Discount; Fee Waiver): If at any point of time government decides to charge GST on the scholarship / concession amount/fee waiver and in prize money, then it shall be borne by the students / parents / guardians.

Note: Scholarship is offered on Tuition Fee only. Maximum scholarship eligibility on tuition fee would be 100%.

In all cases, the decision of the Chairman & Managing Director of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) shall be final.

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