GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH ABSTRACT
SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT – Scholarship Policy – Reimbursement of Tuition Fees to Engineering Courses for 2012-13– Orders – Issued.
SOCIAL WELFARE (SW.EDN.2) DEPARTMENT. G.O.Ms.No.30 Dated 31.8.2012.
1.G.O.Ms.No.66 Social Welfare (SW.Edn.2) Department, dated 08-09-2010.
2.G.O.Rt.No. 639 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 25-08-2012.
3.G.O.Rt.No. 653 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 29-08-2012.
O R D E R:
Government vide the reference first read above have issued detailed instructions for Post-Matric Scholarships which includes the administration of scholarships and the procedure for scholarships. This G.O shall be read with the instructions contained in references 1st to 3rd read above.
The Higher Education Department vide reference 2nd & 3rd read above has notified uniform fees in respect of Convenor & Management Quota for Under Graduate Engineering courses including Pharmacy, Planning Architecture and Pharm-D courses in Private un-aided colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2012-13.Vide G.O.Rt.No.639 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 25-08-2012
and G.O.Rt.No.653 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 29-08-2012, the fees notified for Engineering Colleges and the fee reimbursable are given as under:
SC & ST students are eligible for full reimbursement of fees in view of the partial reimbursement from Government of India.
The fees as notified in the G.O vide reference 2nd & 3rd read above is subject strictly to the physical verification & confirmation by the task force constituted for the purpose by the Higher Education Department.
The subject of fee fixation by the AFRC has been discussed in the Meetings of the Group of Ministers held on 16-08-2012 & 28-08-2012.After detailed discussions and deliberations on the implications of the fee fixation consequent to the introduction of the uniform fee for the year 2012-13 in pursuance of the orders of the Hon’ble High Court and Supreme Court, the Government hereby Issues the following Order:
Henceforth, the scholarship policy shall be delinked from fee fixation done by the Higher Education Department. Hereafter, the Government shall notify the scholarship policy separately which shall specify the quantum of fee to be reimbursed.
In partial modification of para 4 I (ii) of reference first read above, the fee reimbursement for Engineering Courses for the year 2012-13 is as follows.
(a) All eligible students other than SCs and STs, are eligible for a fee reimbursement of up to Rs.35,000/- for studying in any of the colleges listed under Annexure 1-A, 1-B and 1-C as specified in G.O.Rt.No.639 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated:25-08-2012 and G.O.Rt.No.653 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 29-08-2012.
(b) All eligible SC and ST students shall be eligible for full tuition fee reimbursement regardless of the college of study as specified in reference 2nd & 3rd read above.
(c) With a view to encourage poor and meritorious students, Government after detailed examination have decided to permit payment of full tuition fees as valid on the date of this notification, in 85 colleges listed under Annexure 1-A to G.O.Rt.No.639 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 25-08-2012 and
G.O.Rt.No.653 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 29-08-2012 as follows.
(i) All eligible students belonging to BC, EBC, DW & Minorities &who have studied Intermediate in Government Junior Colleges, Residential Junior Colleges run by the Education and Welfare Departments and students sponsored by the Welfare Departments under the Corporate College Scheme vide G.O.Ms.No.235 Social Welfare (Edn.2) Department, dated 28-03-2011.
(ii) All eligible students belonging to BC, EBC, DW & Minorities &who have secured a rank up to 10,000 in the EAMCET 2012examination.
The administration of scholarships shall be administered online at http://epass.cgg.gov.in. The Project Monitoring Unit shall ensure that all the fee structures for colleges as specified in G.O.Rt.No.639 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 25-08-2012 and G.O.Rt.No.653 Higher Education (EC.1) Department, dated 29-08-2012 are updated on the website to enable processing of scholarship claims for 2012-13.
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