How to Apply First Graduate Certificate Online Tamilnadu

In this article, I am going to teach “How to apply first graduate certificate online in Tamilnadu”. The first graduate certificate is used to get a scholarship in college.

If you are a first graduate in your family then you can apply for first graduate certificate. The benefit of the certificate is the person gets Rs.25000 scholarship/year.

The certificate is only applicable for the person who wishes to join Engineering/Medical college. If you are not a first graduate in your family then don’t apply for this certificate.

Okay, let’s move on to the main part of the article.

Apply First Graduate Certificate Online Tamilnadu – Step By Step Guide


The first step is to log in to the TNeGA account. You will be redirected to the Tnesevai dashboard where you have to choose the “Revenue Department” link.

revenue department tnega

After that, you have to choose the “First Graduate Certificate” on the list. The webpage will look like the below image.

first graduate certificate apply online tamilnadu

Asusual, the website will show the instructions to apply the first-graduate certificate online. Read the instructions carefully and proceed further.

first graduate certificate instructions

Documents Required

  • Photo
  • Any Address Proof
  • Applicant Transfer Certificate
  • Self-Declaration of Father
  • Self-Declaration of Mother
  • Father Transfer Certificate
  • Mother Transfer Certificate
  • Family or Smart Card
  • Self-Declaration of Applicant
  • Current Academic year Certificates

The next step is you have to search your CAN number and proceed further. If you haven’t registered CAN Number before please make a new one.

Now you have to fill up the required details in the application form. All personal details are filled up automatically using CAN number.

You just need to choose “Yes/No” to the follow questions. You have to choose “No” to both these questions then only you can proceed further.

If any other person pursuing /Completed Graduation from FamilyYes/No
If any applicant’s sibling is pursuing /drop out of graduation.Yes/No
first graduate certificate application form

Then you have to fill up some other extra details I have mentioned below. Those are,

  • Name
  • Age
  • Qualification
  • Relation
  • Whether Alive
  • Courses Completed
  • Current Course
  • Name of the Institue
  • Institution Address
  • Year of Passing
  • Current Academic Year
first-graduate certificate apply

That’s it. Upload all the required documents and make the payment of Rs.60 online. You will get an acknowledgment number. With the help of that, you can track the status of your application.

Frequently Asked Questions – First Graduate Certificate

What is the validity of the first graduate certificate?

The validity of the certificate is 3 years.

How much days it will take for the approval?

The approval takes upto 15-30 days. The VAO, Tahsildar and other officials need to approve the application.

Is it completely online or do I have to visit Taluk office?

The process is completely online so you don’t have to visit Taluk office.

Final Words

I hope this article helps you to apply first graduate certificate online in Tamilnadu. If you have any queries regarding this article please let me know via comments. Share this article with others.

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