➢ This allowance can be availed by Government Servants for two eldest surviving children.
➢ Age limit for children education allowance is 22 years for physically/ mentally handicapped and 20 years for other than disabled children.
➢ The annual ceiling fixed for reimbursement of Children Education Allowance is Rs 27000 (@2250/- per month).
➢ In case both the spouses are Government Servants, only one of them can avail reimbursement under Children Education Allowance.
➢ Can be claimed once in a financial year only.
➢ The certificate from the head of the institution confirming the ward of government employee studied in the school during the previous academic year should be produced.
➢ Hostel subsidy will be reimbursed up to the maximum limit of Rs.6750/- per month per child for two eldest surviving children. Both hostel subsidy and CEA can be availed concurrently.
➢ Hostel subsidy can be claimed if the children are staying in a hostel with a distance of more than 50 Kms from his residence or from his place of posting.
➢ The above limits would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance goes up by 50%.
➢ For children with disabilities, reimbursement will be at double the normal rates and the annual ceiling will be Rs.54000