Sukanya Samriddhi Account ( SSA ) Withdrawal Eligibility Conditions, Procedures

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Gazette Notification dtd 18th March, 2016

SSA Withdrawal eligibility conditions

(1) Withdrawal of upto a maximum of fifty per cent of the balance in the Account at the end of the financial year preceding the year of application for withdrawal, shall be allowed for the purpose of higher education of the Account holder:

Provided that such withdrawal shall not be allowed unless the Account holder attains the age of eighteen years or has passed tenth standard, whichever is earlier.


(2) The application for withdrawal under sub-rule (1) shall be accompanied by a documentary proof in the form of a confirmed offer of admission of the Account holder in an educational institution or a fee-slip from such institution clarifying such financial requirement.


(3) The withdrawal under sub-rule (1) may be made as one lump sum or in installments, not exceeding one per year, for a maximum of five years, subject to the ceiling specified in sub-rule (1):


Provided that the amount of withdrawal shall be restricted to the actual demand of fee and other charges required at the time of admission as shown in the offer of admission or the relevant fee-slip issued by the educational institution.





As per POSB CBS Manual New,  Page No. 209

 

126. Withdrawal

(1). Withdrawal up to maximum of 50% of the balance amount in the account at the end of the preceding financial year is allowed for the purpose of higher education, provided that the account holder, i.e. the girl child should have attained the age of 18 years or passed 10th standard whichever is earlier.

(2) Following conditions will also apply for the withdrawal:-

(i). Withdrawals can be made in installments also. However, only one withdrawal can be made in one financial year subject to max. 5 withdrawals within the overall limit of 50% balance at the credit of the preceding financial year from the date of first application made for withdrawal. In other words, the withdrawal may be made as one lump sum or in installments not exceeding one per year for a maximum of  5 years subject to the ceiling specified.

(ii). The documentary proof in the form of a confirmed offer of admission of the Account holder in an educational institution or a fee-slip from such institution indicating such financial requirement shall be submitted along with the request for withdrawal.

(iii). The amount of withdrawal shall be restricted to the actual requirement of fee and other charges required at the time of admission as shown in the offer of admission or the relevant fee-slip issued by the educational institution.

iv). Withdrawal can be made in one lump or in installments, not exceeding one per financial year for a maximum of five years subject to the ceiling prescribed in para (ii)(c) above. i.e. 50% of balance at the credit of the preceding financial year from the date of first application made for withdrawal.

 

For example:-

Account open date 12.5.2014

Date of Birth of Girl Child 12.4.2010

Withdrawal applied on 25.5.2028(after 18 Years of age)

Balance as on 31.3.2027 Rs.5,50,000/-

Max amount that can be withdrawn will be Rs. 2,25,000/-

Rs, 2,25,000/- can be withdrawn in max 5 installments subject to only one withdrawal in one financial year.

If amount required for admission of the beneficiary as per actual demand in offer of admission or fee-slip issues by educational institution is Rs.2,00,000/-, withdrawal will be restricted to Rs.2,00,000/- only.

(v). In Finacle, till the provision is made for withdrawal from SSA Account, if any request for withdrawal is received, it will be handled manually by raising the ticket with CEPT.

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