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Vidyajyothi Scheme Govt. of Kerala

Vidyajyothi scheme is an initiative of the govt. of Kerala which aims to provide financial aid for the education of the physically handicapped students of the state. The Social Justice department and the KSSM ( Kerala Social Security Mission ) initiated this scheme and the goal is providing educational ease for physically handicapped students ( 40% or above ) by providing them the financial aid for study materials and uniforms. According to a survey from KSSM, there were around 7,79,793 differently-abled people ( source: sid.kerala.gov.in ). Out of that number, around 1,30,799 people were below 18 years of age. For the upliftment of their education, the Social Justice Department launched the Vidyajyothi scheme.

VIDYA JYOTHI Scheme Benefits

Class or CourseFinancial aid for study materialFinancial aid for Uniform
9th to 10th class₹. 1000/- to 50 students each from every district ₹. 1500/- to 30 students each from every district
11th, 12th, POLYTECHNIC, ITI, VHSC₹. 2000/- to 50 students each from every district₹. 1500/- to 30 students each from every district
DEGREE, DIPLOMA OR PROFESSIONAL COURSE ₹. 3000/- to 25 students each from every district No information available
POST GRADUATION ₹. 3000/- to 20 students each from every districtNo information available
Also Check out National Scholarship Portal for Latest updates on the government scholarhsip schemes

Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme application procedure

  1. Visit the Vidyajyothi scheme page of the official social justice department of Kerala portal by following this link
  2. Scroll down and select the Application form option given under the documents section as shown in the image below.
Kerela Vidyajyothi scheme application
  • The pdf file of the form will appear on your screen , download the form and get a print of the form.
Kerela Vidyajyothi scheme application form download
  • Fill the form properly and attach the necessary documents with it then submit it to the concerned authority of Social Justice department of Kerala.

Eligibility criteria and List of required documents

EligibilityDocuments
Applicant must be a student of government or state-aided instituteDocument to verify that the student is studying in a govt. or govt aided institution.
She/he needs to submit the medical certificate showing 40% or more disabilityPassport size photo
BPL category applicants are given priorityMedical certificate showing 40% or more disability 
Applicants must be a resident of the stateIf BPL then a BPL certificate is also required
Bank details of the beneficiary or parents

Check beneficiary list

  • To check the list of beneficiaries of the scheme visit the official portal of social justice department of Kerala from here.
  • Scroll down and select the beneficiary details option given under the target group section as shown in the image below.
Beneficiary details vidyajyothi scheme

The list page will open where you need to select your financial year and district. After selecting the beneficiary list for the same will appear on your screen as shown in the image below.

Beneficiary list vidyajyothi scheme

Provisions of RPWD ( Rights of Persons with Disabilities )

Leprosy cured persons
Low vision or Blindness
Leprosy cured persons
Dwarfism
Hearing impairment
Locomotor Disability
Mental illness
Intellectual Disability
Parkinson’s disease
Acid Attack victim
Multiple Disabilities including deaf blindness
Sickle Cell disease
Thalassemia
Hemophilia
Speech and Language disability
Multiple Sclerosis
Learning Disabilities
Chronic Neurological Conditions
Muscular Dystrophy
Cerebral Palsy
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mental illness
Source of the information is Socia Justice department of Kerala sjd.kerala.gov.in/

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