Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme 2020 : Apply online

Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme 2020 – Educational Assistance to Children of Disabled Parents (Application Form Download Online, Eligibility, amount)

The Kerala state government has invited the details of Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme and its online application form. The main objective of the scheme launch is to help children with disabled parents. However, the scheme will be launched by the social justice department’s initiative under the Kerala government. As the social cabinet has sanctioned the scheme’s launch, the state government officials are trying their best to implement the scheme at the earliest.

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Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme launch details

Name of the scheme Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme
Scheme has been launched by Social Justice Department
Scheme has been launched in Kerala 
Beneficiaries of the schemeChildren of disabled parents 
Objective of the schemeOffer educational help to children of disabled parents 

Key features of the Kerala Vidyakiranam Scheme

Target group of scheme –

The school children of disabled parents are the target group to be benefitted from the scheme

Main focus of the scheme –

The main idea behind the scheme to offer educational help to the interested students with disabled parents

Assistance to different categories

From each category, 25 students will be selected who will get scheme benefits in the coming 10 months

Eligibility Criteria –

  1. Candidates of BPL group – The scholarship facility under the scheme will only be given to the ones whose parents belong to BPL group
  2. Percentage of disability – With disability of up to 40% are eligible to get the scheme benefits 
  3. Income details – Applicants need to furnish an income certificate ta the time of registration for the scheme
  4. Medical details – Applicant has to produce a suitable medical certificate to justify their disability and details
  5. Identification – Suitable identification documents should be produced for scrutiny by higher authorities 

List of important documents

  • Income certificate – It is important to produce the income certificate to know whether the family is in need of the scheme perks
  • BPL certificate – The BPL category shall justify that the children belong to parents of the BPL group and therefore, they can enjoy the scheme perks
  • Disability certificate – The disability certificate shall help to know the medical condition and the percentage of disability of the parents based on this, the scheme benefits will be offered to the children 
  • Identification proof – The candidate should furnish suitable Aadhaar card details, voter ID card, ration card and the like at the time of registration 
  • Residential documents –  As the scheme has been launched in Kerala, only the permanent residents of the state are eligible to enjoy the scheme benefits 
  • Bank details – The candidates have to furnish suitable bank account number, IFSC code and others as the financial help will be directly credited in the linked bank account 

How to download the application form ?

  1. First , you have to visit the official portal of the Kerala Social Justice Department website at this link
  2. Secondly, as the homepage shows up, you have to click on the ‘schemes’ option that is present in the main menu 
  3. After this, you have to click on the “Vidyakiranam Scheme – Educational Assistance to Children of Disabled Parents” link which is at 22 number in the list given 
  4. Now, on the scheme page, you have to click on the ‘documents’ section and then click on the  “Application Forms – Vidyakiranam scheme Educational assistance to children of disabled parents” link 
  5. Following this, the online form of the scheme will show up in the PDF version 
  6. The candidates have to enter the correct details in the form. For this, they have to download the form and submit the complete form to the concerned official department

However, only after suitable verification of the application form will the candidates be selected for the scheme benefits and given educational help. The monetary help will be credited in the link bank account of the parents. 

Important guidelines for the scheme –

  1. Students will get a scholarship for 10 months under the scheme
  2. The educational help will be given only for one time 
  3. If students are benefitting from other educational schemes, they are not eligible to avail of the benefits from the one mentioned above
  4. If students are part of any government-related courses, they can still be part of the scheme. Also, when part of any parallel colleges course or part-time ones, the students can get the scheme benefits

The application form that fills up should be submitted to the concerned institutional heads under the district social justice department. However, after proper scrutiny, the scholarship amount will be given to the beneficiary student’s linked bank account.

Categories of educational help 

Classes 1 to 5th Rupees 300
Classes 6th to 10th Rupees 500 
+1, +2 and ITI course or equivalent Rupees 750
Degree courses, post-graduate course, training course, or professional coursesRupees 1000

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