Online Application for Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme 2020 Objective, Benefits & Features

The Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala has come up with another scheme to help physically challenged / differently abled students who are under 18 years of age. “Kerala Vidyajyoti Scheme 2020”. What is the plan, how will it help people, what benefits will the students get, what is the purpose of the government, who can apply for it, applications and many other important information.

Kerala Vidyajyoti Scheme 2020

The Department of Social Justice conducted a state-wise survey for physically handicapped / differently abled people with the help of Kerala Social Security Mission. According to this survey there are 7,79,793 people, out of which 1,30,799 are under 18 years of age. For upliftment of education of physically handicapped / various handicapped students of the state, the department has started Vidyajyoti Yojana. Under this scheme, the government will provide financial assistance to the beneficiaries of the scheme to purchase uniforms and study material.

Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme Overview

Name of the scheme Vidyajyothi Scheme
Launched by Social Justice Department
Launched for PH students
Launched in Kerala
Mode of application offline
Category State govt scheme
Official website

Application form Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme

Beneficiary List

Benefits of the scheme

  •     Physically handicapped / differently abled students will get financial help
  •     This scheme will promote education among them
  •     This scheme will encourage and motivate PH students to study.

Kerala Vidyajyoti Scheme 2020 Eligibility

  •     The candidate should be from the state of Kerala and should be studying in a government / aided institution.
  •     Applicant must be a physically challenged (PH) student with 40% or more disability
  •     BPL candidates will get preference under this scheme

Purpose of the plan

The main objective of the Department of Social Justice behind the introduction of this scheme is to promote and encourage education among physically challenged / differently abled persons.

Disability includes

Any of the people who are suffering from the following with disability with 40% or more can apply for this scheme

  • Acid Attack victim
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Blindness
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Neurological Conditions
  • Dwarfism
  • Hearing impairment (deaf and hard of hearing)
  • Hemophilia
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Leprosy cured persons
  • Locomotor Disability
  • Low vision
  • Mental illness
  • Multiple Disabilities including deaf blindness
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Sickle Cell disease
  • Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Speech and Language disability
  • Thalassemia

Significant Documents

  • Attested copy of PH certificate issued by the Medical Board
  • BPL Certificate
  • Passport size image
  • Admission proof
  • Passbook

Financial Aid

Course / Class Assitance for Study materials Assitance for Uniform
9th to 10th Standard @ Rs. 1000/- each (50 children from each district) @ Rs. 1500/- (30 children from each district)
+1, +2, ITI, Polytechnic, VHSC @ Rs. 2000/- each (50 children from each district) @ Rs. 1500/- each (30 children from each district)
Degree, Diploma, Professional Courses @ Rs. 3000/- each (25 children from each district) Nil
Post-Graduation @ Rs. 3000/- each (20 children from each district) Nil

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FAQ’s for Kerala Vidyajyoti Yojana

Q: What is the primary objective of this Kerala Vidyajyoti Yojana?

Answer: Offering money to students to buy books and uniforms.

Q: Is this scheme applicable to students with disabilities?

Answer: Yes.

Q: How and where can the applicant download the Kerala Vidyajyoti Scheme registration document?

Answer: To download the form, one has to click on the official link.

Q: Are there any income restrictions for applicants?

Answer – No

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