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First Graduate Certificate


First Graduate Certificate

A first graduate certificate or No graduate certificate is given to students who wish to pursue higher education. Through this certificate, one can receive first graduate fee concession or scholarship. The first graduate certificate is eligible only when there are no graduates in the family, including siblings who were not benefited by the first graduate scholarship or fee concession. The Tahsildar under the Tamil Nadu Government grants the First Graduate Certificate.

First Graduate certificate is provided to educate children from uneducated families so that the children and their families are guaranteed a bright future. In addition to this, the certificate reaches the underprivileged students who could not pursue higher education due to low financial status.


The following are the eligibility criteria to obtain this first graduate certificate:

  • The applicant should be a resident of Tamil Nadu.
  • No other family member should be graduate.
  • Siblings should not have received this certificate.

Required Documents

To apply for this certificate, the applicant should have the following documents:

Procedure to Apply

To obtain the first graduate certificate, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on to the official website of e-District Tamil Nadu.

Step 2: Click on Certificate Service

The applicant has to click on the Certificate Service option.

Step 3: Enter the Username and Password

Next, the applicant has to log in using the username and password.

Step 4: Download the form

After entering the username and password, the application form of the certificate can be downloaded.

Step 5: Enter the details

Given below are the details that have to be entered in the application form.

  • Name of Applicant
  • Application Number
  • Signature of candidate

Step 6: Submission of the form

After entering the form, submit it to the concerned authority.