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CEA Form 2021
Central government employees are eligible for the monthly Rs 2,250 Children Education Allowance (CEA) per child but as per the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) this CEA will go up when the Dearness Allowance (DA) on the revised pay structure goes up by 50 per cent. According to the DoPT norms, a central government employee is eligible for the CEA for two children only and the CEA will go up by 25 per cent automatically when the DA rises 50 per cent of the revised pay structure.
However, in the case of a Divyang child, the CEA gets doubled at Rs 4,500 per month. Apart from CEA, a central government employee is eligible for a monthly hostel subsidy of Rs 6,750 as well.
The amount for reimbursement for Children Education Allowance will be Rs 2,250 per month per child. This amount of Rs 2,250 is fixed irrespective of the actual expenses incurred by the Government Servant.” The DoPT rules further say that in the case of a divyang child, the CEA shall be payable at double the normal rates of CEA prescribed at Rs 4,500 per month.
If you are receiving children education allowance from your employer then you are eligible to claim a tax exemption under the Income-tax Act. However, the maximum amount exempted is Rs. 100 per month or Rs.
Details to be Mention in CEA Form 2021
- Employee Details
- Child Details
- School Details
- Academic Year
- And any other details
- Children Education Allowance of Rs. 2250 per months is fixed per child irrespective of actual expense incurred.
- A certificate issued by the Head of the Institution to the effect that the child concerned studied in the School for the period / year for which the claim has been preferred. When such certificate can not be produced , self- attested copy of the report card, or fee receipt for the entire year can be submitted.
- In the case of Hostel subsidy which is restricted to Rs. 6750 per month, similar certificate will have to be produced along with a mention amount paid towards lodging and boarding paid. If such certificate can not be obtained, self- attested copy of the report card, or fee receipt for the entire year can be submitted.
- Children of Central Government Employees who died in service will be entitled to Children Education Allowance till the period in which the employee concerned would have retired or the completion period of 12th Std by such children whichever is earlier.
You can download the CEA Form 2021 in PDF format using the link given below.