Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy : Similarity and Difference

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Children Education Allowance, Children Education Allowance for Divyang and Hostel Subsidy: Similarity and Difference

 Similarities and Difference between CEA and Hostel Subsidy

Children Education Allowance (CEA w.e.f.01.07.2017)

Class

Nursery to 12th class.(2 classes prior to 1st class irrespective of nomenclature) Diploma-Polytechnic/ITI/Engineering for initial 2 years after 10th

Eligibility

Only for 2 eldest surviving children Exception:1) The second child birth results in twins/multiple birth 2) First instance of failure of sterilization operation after second child.

When to claim

Once in a year after completion of financial year (April-March) in the month of April

Correspondence or Distance Learning

Yes

Recognized school

Yes

Both Employees

If wife and husband both are a Government employees only one can claim CEA/Hostel Subsidy

Amount of Reimbursement Irrespective of actual expenses

Rs.2,250/- per month (Fixed) (Rs.27,000 per year)

Age Limit

Min: No age limit Max: 20 years or till time of passing 12th whichever is earlier

Distance of Institution Residence of Govt. Servant from Hostel

 Not applicable

Required document for claiming of CEA or Hostel Subsidy

1) Certificate from the Head of the Institution confirming that the child studied in the school in the previous academic year

 

2) Self attested copy of the Report card

3)Self attested Fee receipts (including e-receipts) indicating that the fee deposited for the entire academic year

Dies-Non period

Not eligible

Suspension or leave (including EOL)

Eligible

Day-boarding

Allowed

Child Pass

Passed in one school and admitted in the same class in another school is not allowed

Child failed

Shall not be stopped

If Government .Servant dies

If spouse is not an employee, Payable to the children till such time the employee would have actually received the same. The payment shall be made by the office in which the Government servant was working prior to his death.

On Retirement or removal dismissal/discharge from service

Admissible till the end of the academic year in which the Government servant ceases to be in service

 

Children Education Allowance (CEA) for Divyaang

Class

Nursery to 12th class.(2 classes prior to 1st class irrespective of nomenclature) Diploma-Polytechnic/ITI/Engineering for initial 2 years after 10th

Eligibility

Only for 2 eldest surviving children Exception:1) The second child birth results in twins/multiple birth 2) First instance of failure of sterilization operation after second child.

When to claim

Once in a year after completion of financial year (April-March) in the month of April

Correspondence or Distance Learning

Yes

Recognized school

Recognized or not

Both Employees

If wife and husband both are a Government employees only one can claim CEA/Hostel Subsidy

Amount of Reimbursement Irrespective of actual expenses

Rs.4,500 for month (Fixed) (Rs.54,000 per year)

Age Limit

Min: No age limit

 

Max: 22 years

Distance of Institution Residence of Govt. Servant from Hostel

Not applicable

Required document for claiming of CEA or Hostel Subsidy

1) Certificate from the Head of the Institution confirming that the child studied in the school in the previous academic year

 

2) Self attested copy of the Report card

3) Self attested Fee receipts (including e-receipts) indicating that the fee deposited for the entire academic year

Dies-Non period

Not eligible

Suspension or leave (including EOL)

Eligible

Day-boarding

Allowed

Child Pass

Passed in one school and admitted in the same class in another school is not allowed

Child failed

Shall not be stopped

If Government .Servant dies

If spouse is not an employee, Payable to the children till such time the employee would have actually received the same. The payment shall be made by the office in which the Government servant was working prior to his death.

On Retirement or removal dismissal/discharge from service

Admissible till the end of the academic year in which the Government servant ceases to be in service

 

Hostel Subsidy

Class

Nursery to 12th class.(2 classes prior to 1st class irrespective of nomenclature) Diploma-Polytechnic/ITI/Engineering for initial 2 years after 10th

Eligibility

Only for 2 eldest surviving children Exception:1) The second child birth results in twins/multiple birth 2) First instance of failure of sterilization operation after second child.

When to claim

Once in a year after completion of financial year (April-March) in the month of April

Correspondence or Distance Learning

No

Recognized school

Yes

Both Employees

If wife and husband both are a Government employees only one can claim CEA/Hostel Subsidy

Amount of Reimbursement Irrespective of actual expenses

Boarding or lodging Expenditure or Rs.6,750/- whichever is lower (Rs.81,000 per year)

Age Limit

Min: No age limit Max: 20 years or till time of passing 12th whichever is earlier

Distance of Institution Residence of Govt. Servant from Hostel

Institution located at least 50 kilometers from the residence of the Government servant

Required document for claiming of CEA or Hostel Subsidy

1) Certificate from the Head of the Institution confirming that the child studied in the school in the previous academic year

 

The certificate should mention the amount of expenditure incurred towards lodging and boarding in the residential complex.

2) Self attested copy of the Report card Original Fee receipts (e-receipts) indicating the amount of expenditure toward lodging and boarding in the residential complex

Dies-Non period

Not eligible

Suspension or leave (including EOL)

Eligible

Day-boarding

Not allowed

Child Pass

Passed in one school and admitted in the same class in another school is not allowed

Child failed

Shall not be stopped

If Government .Servant dies

If spouse is not an employee, Payable to the children till such time the employee would have actually received the same. The payment shall be made by the office in which the Government servant was working prior to his death.

On Retirement or removal dismissal/discharge from service

Admissible till the end of the academic year in which the Government servant ceases to be in service

Note: The Hostel Subsidy and CEA can be claimed concurrently. (Rs.27,000+Rs.81,000)

Prepared by : Shri K.Chiranjeevi, OS/Sr.DPO/O/BZA

Source : https://sapost.blogspot.com/2022/08/children-education-allowance-cea-and.html

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