Friday, 21 October 2011

EPASS SCHOLARSHIPS OR AP SCHOLARSHIPS- THE SCHEME OF REIMBURSEMENT OF TUITION FEE(RTF)" IN ANDHRA PRADESH

EPASS SCHOLARSHIPS/AP SCHOLARSHIPS--A SHORT NOTE ON THE SCHEME"REIMBURSEMENT OF TUITION FEE(RTF)" IN  ANDHRA PRADESH

Government have been implementing a prestigious scheme of" Reimbursement of Tuition Fee" for over 26.0 lakh  students belonging to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, backward classes, minorities, and the disabled.    It has been recognized as an important welfare measure to enable the students to have access to education including professional courses like engineering, medicine, pharmacy, dental science, management of computer courses, etc.  
.  Eligibility criteria for getting into the scheme of reimbursement of tuition fee(RTF):-
             No caste restriction – All the students belong to the communities namely SC,ST,BC,EBC,Disabled and Minorities are eligible to claim RTF.
·                    Income Limit – (i). All the Students belong to SC, and ST whose family Income is below Two lakhs per year is eligible for claiming RTF.
(ii). All the students belong to BC, EBC & Minority whose
family income is below one lakh per year is eligible for claiming for RTF.
     Reimbursement of tuition fee (RTF):  The RTF component of post matric scholarships comprises of all non-refundable fee charged by colleges (as fixed by the University/Boards) is paid to colleges directly through the e-Pass online system on behalf of students by the respective welfare departments.  
                               
Due to the Saturation mode the scheme covers around 26 to 30 lakh students per year which is almost 80 % to 85 % of the total number of the students who pursue Post Matric courses in and out side Andhra Pradesh.
       The Government of Andhra Pradesh has incurring expenditure roughly about Rs.3000 cr under this scheme every year.
                                   Classification of Courses
             For the purpose of the  scheme Reimbursement of tuition fee (RTF)all courses have been categorized into 4 Groups as under :
S.NO
CATEGORY OF GROUP
LEVEL OF THE COURSES
COURSES INVOLVED
1
GROUP – I
PROFESSIONAL INCLUDING Ph.D
B.TECH, M.TECH, M.PHARMACY, M.B.A, M.C.A, Ph.D, M.B.B.S, B.D.S, M.S,M.D, ect.,.
2
GROUP – II
P.G LEVEL
M.A, M.Com, M.Sc, etc..
3
GROUP – III
DEGREE LEVEL
B.A, B.CoM, B.Sc, etc.,.
4
GROUP – IV
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
ITI, Polytechnic, Intermediate, etc….

The Govt. of AP is reimbursing all non-refundable fee like Tuition fee, Special fee, Other fee and Exam fee under the reimbursement of tuition fee (RTF) component. some of the popular courses and the amount reimbursed by the Govt. is as under.
S.NO
CATEGORY OF GROUP
NAME OF THE COURSE
FULL TUITION FEE REIMBURSED BY GOVT. (in rupees per year)




1




GROUP – I
B.TECH/B.E
31,000
M.E/M.TECH
57,000
M.B.B.S (CAT –B)
2,40,000
M.S/M.D
2,90,000
M.B.A/M.C.A
27,000
B.D.S (CAT – B)
1,10,000
M.PHARMACY
1,10,000


2



GROUP – II
M.A (SEL FINANCE) / M.Com (SELF FINANCE)
Ranging from Rs.10,000/- to Rs. 20,000/-
M.Sc (SF)
20,000/-
3
GROUP – III
B.A/BCom/B.Sc -
Regular
Rs.1500/- to Rs.9000/-
B.A/BCom/B.Sc -Restructured
Rs.4000/- to Rs. 10,000/-
4
GROUP – IV
Intermediate (Vocational)
Rs. 4500/-
ITI
Rs. 3500/-
                          The Government of Andhra Pradesh has incurring expenditure roughly about Rs.3000 cr under this scheme every year treating it as a major welfare measure.

14 comments:

  1. iam completed mca in fee reimbursement category(2009-2012) .now i get the fee reimbursement in M.tech

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  2. i completed degree in 2007. now i get fee reimbursement or not

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  3. suppose i got a mba seat in "OU self finance college". i am eligible for fee reimbursment? please tell me

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  4. Hi I have to join in mba my father's income is 84000 per annum we are belongs to oc category can I get fees reimbursement

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  5. Hi I have to join in mba my father's income is 84000 per annum we are belongs to oc category can I get fees reimbursement

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  6. Yes,You are eligible for Fee Reimbursement if you admitted in MBA under convenor quota of ICET

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  7. hai i completed my Btech in 2013 now i want to do Mtech am i eligible for fee reimbursment.

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  8. my diploma copleted in 2013 now i am eligible for reibursment

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  9. please reply after 3 years gap eligible for fee reibursment for b.tech

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  10. hello sir,if i choose self finance course in mtech ,do i get fee reimbursemnt as i belong to sc category

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  11. im interested to jn in ap medical college in b cat,im eligible 4 fees reimbrusment,how can i apply 4 it

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  12. iam home town AP then my m.tech completed since 2014 in telangana but upto now iam not getting scholarship. when they are scholarship approved in my batch 2014

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