Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme 2020: Apply Online, Financial Aid for PH Students

Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme 2020 online application form invited by Social Justice Department at sjd.kerala.gov.in. Several schemes have been started by the Government of Kerala to make the future of students bright. In this series, Kerala Vidyajyothi scheme has been started by the Department of Social Justice. Under this scheme, the Government of Kerala is providing financial assistance to physically handicapped students for purchase of uniforms and study material.

Many scholarships have also been started by the Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala keeping the students in mind. The Government of Kerala is offering Post Metric, Pre-Metric and Merit cum Means Scholarship Schemes by which scholarships are awarded to students at 9th to 12th and Graduate level. In order to help students with disabilities, VidyaJyothi Scheme has been approved. Here in this article, we will give you information about the online application, eligibility criteria and necessary documents.

Kerala Vidya Jyothi Scheme 2020

Assistance will be provided to Class 9th, 10th, +1, +2, ITI, Polytechnic, VHSc, Degree, Diploma, Vocational courses and Post-Graduation scholars with Disabilities and Disabled students under the Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme 2020. Assistance will be transferred to all the beneficiaries through direct benefit transfer (DBT) directly to the bank account. The main objective of the Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme is to provide support for the educational upliftment of students with disabilities.

More recently, a state-wide disability survey was conducted by the Department of Social Justice under the Kerala Social Security Mission. According to this survey, there are 7,79,793 different types of disabled persons in the state, out of which 1,30,799 are under 18 years of age. Out of these, to encourage students with disabilities in particular, the government will provide financial assistance for the purchase of uniforms and study material.

Highlights of Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme

Scheme NameKerala Vidyajyothi Scheme
Launched ByKerala State Govt.
BeneficiariesStudents
Registration ProcessOffline
ObjectiveFinancial Assistance for Uniform and Study Material to Students with Disabilities
BenefitsFinancial assistance from 1000 to 3000
CategoryKerala Govt. Schemes
Official Websitesjd.kerala.gov.in/

Objectives of Kerala Vidyajyothi Program

Under this scheme financial assistance will be provided to PWD students of ninth, tenth, +1, +2, ITI, polytechnic, VHSC, degree, diploma, vocational courses as well as post graduation. The assistance amount will be distributed directly to all the beneficiaries through DBT. The Department of Social Justice, with the help of Kerala Social Security Mission, directed disability studies in a state-wide youth. Beneficiaries will be selected based on the data obtained from it. At present, there are 7,79,793 different types of disabled people, of which 1,30,799 are under 18 years of age.

Assistance Amount Given under Kerala Vidya Jyothi Scheme

All the students whose disability percentage is 40% or more on the following basis will be given financial assistance based on the given table.

S.NoCourse / Class StandardAssistance for Study materialsAssistance for Uniform
1.9th to 10th@ Rs. 1000 each (50 children from each district)@ Rs. 1500 (30 children from each district)
2.+1, +2, ITI, Polytechnic, VHSC@ Rs. 2000 each (50 children from each district)@ Rs. 1500/- each (30 children from each district)
3.Degree, Diploma, Professional Courses@ Rs. 3000 each (25 children from each district)Nil
4.Post-Graduation@ Rs. 3000 each (20 children from each district)Nil

Eligibility Criteria

All the desirous students who wish to become eligible for Kerala’s Vidyajyothi scheme must fulfil the eligibility criteria given.

  • Only those studying in government / aided institutions are eligible for application.
  • A certified copy of the certificate issued by the Medical Board to the applicant verifying that the applicant has 40% or more disability.
  • The annual family income of the applicant is not applicable for this scheme.
  • It is mandatory to verify the duly filled application form from the government / aided institution.
  • Priority should be given to BPL category students.

Required Documents

The following documents along with the application form will be required for physically challenged students to avail financial aid amount under Vidyajyothi scheme.

  • Aadhar Card
  • Any certificate or report card to ensure that he is still studying in aided school
  • Disability proof to prove more than 40% disability
  • BPL Ration Card (for priority)
  • Bank account details

Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme Online Application Form Procedure

You can download the Vidyajyothi Scheme application form PDF by following easy steps given below.

  • First of all you need to visit the official website of the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Kerala. After this, the homepage of the website will open in front of you.
Social Justice Department
  • On the homepage of the website, you have to click on the “Schemes” tab in the menu bar. A new page will open in front of you.
Kerala Vidyajyothi Schemes
  • On this page you will see the list of assistance schemes started by the Government of Kerala. Here you have to crawl the page and click on the link “Vidyajyoti Yojana – Financial Assistance for Uniforms and Study Material for PH Students“.
  • A new page will open in front of you, scroll here and click on the link “Application Forms – Financial Aid for uniforms and study materials to PH students“.
Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme Application Form PDF
  • Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme application form PDF will appear on your computer and mobile screen. You can easily download it from here.
  • After downloading the application form PDF, take a print out of it, now in the Kerala Vidya Jyoti Yojana application form, you have to enter all the required details correctly and submit them to the concerned authorities.

After verification of the information filled in the application form and the documents attached with the application form, the officer will approve your form. In addition, all applicants will start receiving financial support for study material and uniforms under the Vidyajyoti Scheme.

Kerala Vidyajyothi Beneficiary Disabled Students Scheme List

  • First of all you need to visit the official website of the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Kerala. After this, the homepage of the website will open in front of you.
  • On the homepage of the website, you have to click on the “Schemes” tab in the menu bar. A new page will open in front of you.
  • Here you have to crawl the page and click on the “Beneficiary Details” link in the Target Group section.
Kerala Vidyajyothi Scheme Beneficiary List
  • On the new page you have to select the financial year and district, according to your district the list of beneficiaries will be on your screen.

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FAQ’s

What is Vidyajyothi scheme

It is a scheme launched by the Government of Kerala, under which financial assistance is provided to physically challenged students for purchase of uniforms and study material.

How can the Vidyajyothi scheme application form be downloaded online?

You can download Vidyajyothi application form by easy steps given in this article or you can also download the form by clicking on the direct link provided below.

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How much assistance is given under the Vidyajyothi scheme?

Under this scheme, students from 9th to 10th grade will get Rs 1000, Rs 1500 for uniform, +1, +2, ITI, Polytechnic, VHSC students Rs 2000 for study material and uniform, and Rs 1500 for uniform, Degree, Diploma, Professional Courses, Post-Graduation students to get Rs. 3000 for study materials.

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