E-Grantz Portal – Online Scholarship Distribution Portal of Kerala

E-Grantz portal, also known as E-Grantz 3.0 portal is a dedicated online portal run by the SC/ST/OBC Development Departments of the Government of Kerala. The portal lists all the pre-matric and post-matric scholarships for the reserved category students of the state. The amount of benefit offered to the students depends on the category and scholarship scheme applied for. 

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If the applicants are unable to apply for any scheme on E-Grantz portal, their respective institutions can apply for the scholarship on their behalf. Furthermore, with the help of this advanced platform, the selected students will receive the scholarship amount directly into their account through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).

In this article, a proper and detailed understanding of the E-Grantz portal is provided. It also covers necessary details that are important for students to know before and during the application process. To know more about the available scholarships and their eligibility criteria, check the details listed below.

E-Grantz Portal – Highlights

Name of the Portal E-Grantz 3.0 (Kerala Scholarship)
Department Backward Class Development Department

SC Development Department

Implemented by Government of Kerala
Beneficiaries SC, SBC/ EBC, OEC, OBC students
Benefits Depending on category and scholarship scheme
Level Pre-Matric and Post-Matric level
Application Mode Online and Offline
Official Website egrantz.kerala.gov.in
Helpline Email id – egrantz3.0helpline@gmail.com

EGrantz Contact Number- 1800 425 2312 (Toll-Free)

Official Address Directorate of Scheduled Caste Development

Museum-Nandhavanam Road, Nandhavanam, Vikasbhavan P O, Thiruvananthapuram-695033

Application Timeline Within a week of taking admission in any of the listed courses

E-Grantz Portal – Eligibility Criteria

All the schemes available on the E-Grantz portal have a pre-defined set of eligibility conditions that all the applicants need to fulfil to apply for them. Listed below are detailed eligibility conditions for the scholarships available on E-Grantz. Depending on these the candidates can apply for the scholarships. 

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  • The applicants must be domiciled in Kerala.
  • The candidates must belong to one of the following categories –
    • Socially Backward Communities (SBC)
    • Economically Backward Communities (EBC)
    • Other Backward Classe (OBC)
    • Scheduled Caste (SC)
    • Other Eligible Communities (OEC)
  • The students must have taken admission under the merit and reservation quota.
  • The candidates must possess 75% attendance in their classes every month.
  • The applicants must fulfil the following income criteria:
    • For students belonging to SC and OECs, there is no income limitation.
    • For students belonging to OBC category,the income limit is INR 1,00,000 per annum for +2 courses, degree, PG and professional courses.
    • For students belonging to other categories,the income limit is INR 1,00,000 for +2 course, degree, PG and professional courses.

E-Grantz Portal – Documents Required

Before applying for the scholarship, the applicants must be ready with the following documents –

  • Aadhaar card
  • Other Identity Proofs
  • Income proof 
  • Age proof
  • Caste Certificate
  • Marsksheet of last qualifying examination

E-Grantz Portal – Benefits

The candidates will receive the benefits of the scholarship based on the current academic qualifications and the category to which they belong. Brief detail about the scholarship awards is mentioned hereunder –

For Scheduled Castes (SC) and Other Eligible Communities (OEC) category students:

  • Students residing below 8 kms from residence – INR 630 
  • Students residing above 8 kms – INR 750 
  • Students undergoing professional courses and residing at their own place due or lack of hostel facility – INR 1,500

For Other Backward Category  (OBC) students:

  • Students undergoing +2 courses – INR 160
  • Students undergoing PG and Professional courses:
    • Day scholars – INR 200
    • Hostellers – INR 250
  • Polytechnic course:
    • Day scholars – INR 100
    • Hostellers – INR 150

Note – Students undergoing PG, professional and polytechnic courses will receive the same amount as given to SEBC category students.

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E-Grantz Portal – Application Process

Applying for the Kerala scholarships through E-Grantz portal is easy. The applicant can apply for any scheme on the portal by following the steps hereunder. Also, if an applicant is unable to fill out the application online and study at an institution listed on the portal, the candidate can submit their application through the institution.

Step 1: One-time Registration

  • Visit the E-Grantz 3.0 portal.
  • Click on ‘Apply for Onetime Registration’ on the top of the dashboard.

E-Grantz Portal - Application Process

  • Click on the ‘One-Time Registration’ button given at the bottom.

E-Grantz Portal - One-Time Registration

  • Provide the student’s Aadhaar number and name (as on Aadhaar card).

E-Grantz Portal - Validate Aadhaar

  • Click on ‘Validate Aadhaar’.
  • Fill in further required details such as mobile number, birth date, email id and password.
  • Click on ‘Register.

Step 2: Student Login

  • After the successful registration, the students must log in to the user dashboard using the registered email id and password.

Step 3: Complete the Profile

  • After successful login, the students are required to complete their profiles.
  • Fill in all required details mentioned in the five sections namely, basic details, other details, bank details, upload details and institution details.

Step 4: Apply for scholarship

  • After completing the profile, the students are required to click on ‘Apply for Scholarships – Post-Matric’.
  • A list of scholarships for which the students are eligible to apply will appear.
  • The applicants are required to select the scholarship they want to apply for and start the application.
  • Fill in all required details and upload all supporting documents.
  • Finally, submit the application form.

E-Grantz Portal – Application Status Check

The candidates can check their real-time application status online on the E-Grant portal using the listed below steps – 

Step 1: Visit the E-Grantz 3.0 portal.

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Application Status’ on the right side of the dashboard.

Step 3: Enter the required details such as District, Institution, SSLCType, SSLC number, SSLC Number and date of birth.

Step 4: Click on ‘Search’.

Step 5: The details of the scholarship applications will appear on the screen containing information like application number, scheme name, student’s name, application location, date of application received, application status and remarks.

E-Grantz Portal – Stipend Status Check

The candidates can check their stipend status online on the E-Grant portal using the listed below steps – 

Step 1: Visit the E-Grantz 3.0 portal.

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Stipend Status’ on the right side of the dashboard.

Step 3: Enter the required details and search.

Status Report Of ST Development Department for the AY 2017-18 

As updated on 20th March 2023, the statistic of the status report is:

E-Grantz Portal - Stipend Status Check

E-Grantz Portal – Contact Details

In case of any query, the applicants can contact on the given below details – 

Directorate of Scheduled Castes Development

Museum-Nandhavanam Road, Nandhavanam, Vikasbhavan P O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695033

Email Idsc.directorate@gmail.com | Phone Number – (0471) 2737100

Toll-free number – 1800-425-2312

E-Grantz Portal – Important Links


E-Grantz Portal – FAQs

What is the last date of E-Grants 2023?

There is no last date to apply for the scholarship on E-Grantz. The applicants can apply for the scholarship within a week of taking admission in any of the listed courses.

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How do I check my E-Grants application status?

A student can easily check their E-Grantz scholarship status in simple steps. All they have to do is visit the official E-Grantz scholarship portal, click on ‘Track Application’ on the homepage, enter their Aadhaar number and date of birth and the details of the scholarship will appear on the screen.


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