Cash Award for Children of Employees of Central Excise and Customs

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has announced the scheme for grant of cash award to meritorious children of officers and staff of Central Excise and Customs for their performance in the 10th Standard and 12th standard Board Examinations in the year 2011 and 2012.

The eligibility conditions are:

A.  For the children of officials with grade pay above Rs. 1800/- (Other than Drivers and erstwhile Group D and physically handicapped children of all categories including children of deceased officials)

Class Stream Category
Minimum % of Marks
Amount of Cash Award
Boys Girls Boys Girls
10th NA General 85 80 Rs. 5000/- Rs. 6000/-
SC/ST 75 70
OBC 79 74
12th Science General 90 85
SC/ST 80 75
OBC 84 79
Computer Scicence with Maths General 90 85
SC/ST 80 75
OBC 84 79
Others General 80 75
SC/ST 70 65
OBC 74 69

B.  For the children of officials with grade pay up to Rs. 1800/- (including Drivers and erstwhile Group D and physically handicapped children of all categories including children of deceased officials)

Class Stream Category
Minimum % of Marks
Amount of Cash Award
Boys Girls Boys Girls
10th and 12th NA General 70 65 R. 5000/- Rs. 6000/-
SC/ST 60 55
OBC 64 59

 Grading System for CBEC Xth Std:

With the introduction of grading system by CBSE in the Board exams for the Class 10th the calculation of minimum % of marks eligible for award of cash awards will be done on the basis of the conversion formula given by CBSE in the mark sheet.

Cash award to Children of Group A officers:

From the year 2010-11 onwards, the cash award scheme shall stand amended as under:

(i) Wards of Group A officers who appeard for Class X Board Exam shall not be eligible for the cash award.

(ii) Wards of Group A officers who have appeard for Class XII Board exam shall however be eligible for the cash award

For more details and application form download following pdf file

Download Details and application form for CBEC Cash award to children of its employees

  • unnikrishnan

    Really good news…But will the CBEC authorities  do needful to release the scholarship for the years from 2008-09 onwards,without any further delay…Who is sitting on such files only to spoil the effect of such GOOD policies announced.