Students Below Poverty Line appearing for the THSLC Examination after completion of the course in any Government or aided Technical High School of the State are exempted from the payment of fee for the first appearance, provided such appearance is at the close of the academic year in which the candidate studies in the final year for the first time [(GO) Rt 3668/2001 GE Dated: 03/10/2001 ]. Attendance Recouped and Betterment candidates are not eligible for concession. In the case of students belonging to Scheduled Caste and other eligible communities, they will be allowed such free appearance for two chances within a period of 3 years with effect from the date of completion of Technical High School course (G.O.M.S. 32/74/GEdn. Dated, 18/02/1974). Students belong to Scheduled Tribes are eligible for the exemption from the payment of examination fee up to 5 years inclusive of the benefit enjoyed by them prior to February 1981 (G.O.(Rt) 680/81 G.Edn dated 25/02/1981) 11.The Examination fee should be remitted to any Treasury of Kerala State in the Head of Account ‘0202-01-102-99-Examination Fee’.