Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme 2024: Application Form Pdf, Status

Kerala’s Department of Social Justice has introduced a scholarship program for children with differently-abled parents. Each student category will receive a scholarship under this program. This scholarship will be given to 25 children from all of Kerala’s districts for ten months. Read below to check the detailed information related to the Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme 2024 like Highlights, Objectives, Features, Disability Criteria, Application procedure, Status, and much more.

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme 2024

The Social Justice Department has launched a new comprehensive scheme known as ‘Vidyakiranam,’ which offers academic support to financially disadvantaged children of differently-abled parents (disability for both parents/disability for any parent). Educational help will be provided to 25 students from each district for ten months in each category. The Kerala state government will grant financial aid to students under the Vidya Kiranam Scholarship Initiative 2024. This financial assistance is only available to children whose either one or both parents are disabled i.e., Handicapped. Only economically disadvantaged students will get funds under the Vidyakiranam Scheme.

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Highlights of Kerala Vidyakiranam Scholarship

Scheme NameKerala Vidyakiranam Scheme
Established ByDepartment of Social Justice, Kerala
Introduced ByChief Minister Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan
Monitored BySocial Justice Department of Kerala
BeneficiaryChildren of disabled parents
ObjectiveTo provide financial help to deserving candidates
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Objectives of Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme

The primary goal of the Vidyakiranam plan is to provide financial assistance to children of disabled parents so that they can complete their education without any financial burden. Financial support will be provided to each category of child from each district through this scholarship scheme, ensuring that the largest number of youngsters can benefit from it.

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Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme Features 

  • For ten months, all classes will be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Scholarships will be granted to children of differently-abled parents through the Vidyakiranam Scheme.
  • For each class, assistance will be provided only once.
  • Students who are receiving benefits under another educational program are ineligible to apply for this program.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a course at a government-approved institution. Students pursuing courses at different universities or doing part-time classes are not eligible to apply.
  • The fully completed application forms must be delivered to the concerned District Social Justice Officers through the appropriate Institution heads. 
  • The scholarship money will be transferred to the eligible recipients’ bank accounts.

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scholarship Benefits

  • Twenty-five children from each district would benefit from the Kerala Vidya Karanam scheme.
  • Depending on the category, the scholarship will range from Rs 300 to Rs 1000.
  • This scholarship will be given to all classes for ten months.
  • Applicants can receive assistance under this plan just once for a class, which means that to receive assistance, the applicant must pass the class in one attempt.
  • The cash assistance will be instantly paid to the beneficiary’s bank account under this arrangement.
  • To reach as many applicants as possible, implementation will be done district-wise.
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Disability Criteria Scheme

Name of the Disability
Acid attack victim
Chronic neurological conditions
Multiple disabilities including deafblindness
Speech and language disability
Parkinson’s disease
Hearing impairment (hearing loss and hearing loss)
Specific Learning Disabilities
muscular dystrophy
sickle cell disease
cerebral palsy
Locomotor disability
autism spectrum disorder
multiple sclerosis
Cured leprosy patients
mental illness
low vision
intellectual disability
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Eligibility Criteria 

  • The applicant must be Kerala’s permanent resident.
  • The applicant’s one or both parents must have 40 percent of disabilities.
  • He/She must come from a BPL family.
  • The applicant student must be enrolled in a government institution for high school and college.
  • A bank account is required for all candidates. The money will be transferred to the beneficiary’s bank account by the state government.

Required Documents

  • Any Identity Proof like an Aadhar Card.
  • Attested Disability ID Proof of the physically disabled parent/parents
  • 2 Passport Size Photographs of both parent and student.
  • Residential Proof 
  • Copy of BPL Ration card
  • Income Certificate
  • Percentage of disability certificates issued by the Medical Board of Kerala state.
  • Active Mobile Number
  • Valid Email Id
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Categories for Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme

1Class 1 to 5
2Class 6 to 10
3+1,+2, ITI Equivalent Courses
4Degree, Post- Graduation, Polytechnic, equivalent courses, Training Courses, Professional Courses

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme Rate

CategoriesScholarship Rate
Class 1 to 5Rs 300/-
Class 6 to 10Rs 500/-
+1,+2, ITI Equivalent CoursesRs 750/-
Degree, Post- Graduation, Polytechnic, equivalent courses, Training Courses, Professional CoursesRs 1000/-

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme Apply Online

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme
Educational Assitance
  • A new page will open on the screen.
  • Read the information and download the application form by clicking on the  Vidyakiranam scheme-Educational Assistance to Children of disabled parents link.
  • A PDF of the application form will open on the screen.
  • Download the application form and take the printout of the application form.
  • Now fill in the form with all the required details like:
    • Name
    • Father / Husband Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Gender
    • Caste, etc
  • After that, attach all the required documents to the application form and paste your photograph on the form.
  • Now review and recheck the application form to avoid any mistakes.
  • Now, Deposit the duly filled application form to your institutional head where you are studying.
  • After that, the Institutional head will submit your application form to the concerned District Social Justice Officers
  • Once your application form is successfully verified, the scholarship amount will be transferred to the beneficiary’s bank account.

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scholarship Reward

The Scholarship Reward of Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme 2024 for each category is given in the table below:

CategoriesScholarship Reward
Class 1st to 5th Rs 300/-
Class 6th to 10th Rs 500/-
11th, 12th, ITI Equivalent CoursesRs 750/-
Degree, Post- Graduation, Polytechnic, equivalent courses, Training Courses, Professional CoursesRs 1000/-

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme Beneficiary List

To check the Beneficiary List of Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme 2024, applicants need to follow the below-given steps:

  • First of all, go to the official website of the Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme i.e.,
Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme
Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme
  • A new page will open on the screen.
  • Now, select the financial year and the district.
  • Finally, the Beneficiary List of Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme will open on the screen.

Quick Links

Nodal Agency Address

  • The address of the Nodal Agency is:
  • Directorate Social Justice 5th Floor,
  • Vikas Bhavan,
  • PMG, Trivandrum,
  • Kerela- 695033

Contact Details

For any queries or details you want to know regarding the Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme feel free to contact us at the below-given details

  • Email Id–
  • Contact Numbers-
  • +914712306040, 
  • +914712302887