Andhra Pradesh government has launched AP Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme 2023 for students seeking education in foreign countries. The state govt. has issued an order to implement Jagananna Videsi Vidya Deevena scheme to provide financial assistance to the students to pursue higher education overseas and to complete professional and graduate courses. On 27 July 2023, the state govt. has transferred 2nd installment under JVVD scheme. In this article, we will tell you about the complete details of the AP Jagan Anna Videshi Vidya Deevena Yojana.
Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme Registration 2023
Government of Andhra Pradesh is implementing Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena scheme for providing financial assistance to eligible students belonging to SC/ST/BC/Minority/EBC including Kapu students to pursue PG/Ph.D/MBBS courses in the academic year 2023-24, in any of the 21 broad category of subjects in top 50 institutions/universities as per latest QS and Time Higher Education world rankings 2023. To apply, follow the process mentioned here:-
STEP 1: First of all, go to the official portal https://jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in/
STEP 2: On reaching the homepage, click at the “Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena (New)” link to open scheme details section.
STEP 3: At this page you will see “Click Here” link in front of ‘Registration’, click it to open JVVD portal login page.
STEP 4: Existing users can make login while new users can click “New Student, Please register” link to open Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena online registration form.
STEP 5: Select course group, country of overseas study, name of foreign university, enter UID (aadhaar) no. and accept to use aadhaar number for e-kyc to register for Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme.
Documents Required for Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena
This portal is opened only for those students who seek fresh admissions for 2023-24 Academic Year. * Please Check the following to register for JAGANANNA VIDESHI VIDYA DEEVENA.
- Aadhar number along with linked mobile number.
- 60% score in final qualification.
- Family annual income of less than Rs. 8 Lakhs.
- Valid income certificate.
- Valid caste certificate.
- Valid nativity certificate.
- Active bank account.
- Valid passport.
Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena 2nd Installment Transfer
Andhra Pradesh chief minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on 27 July 2023 disbursed second tranche of financial assistance under Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena (JVVD) scheme. About 357 students received assistance to the tune of Rs. 46 crore. With a view to allow the meritorious students from the economically weaker sections to realise their dreams of studying in overseas universities, the state government has designed the JVVD in such a way that they aim for seats in top universities in the world.
“The scheme was mired controversies during the previous TDP regime as it was designed to favour the select few and rich. We have redesigned the scheme to help the meritorious children from the poor following the chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s instructions,” said social welfare minister. He said that they are implementing the JVVD to all eligible students in saturation mode and in utmost transparent manner.
Every year selections will be made twice (for fall season & spring season) as per the admissions schedule for Foreign Universities. “Selection of students is done by a state level selection committee headed by the principal secretaries of concerned departments. Getting admissions in any of the top 50 Universities as per QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) world university rankings has been made mandatory to ensure quality education,” explained social welfare minister.
While the students who secured 60% per cent marks in the qualifying degree (graduation) level are eligible to pursue masters, students who want to pursue MBBS abroad should have cleared NEET. The government advised the eligible students to file their applications on www.jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in website to screen their applications. The government has already constituted a high-level committee headed by chief secretary to scrutinise the applications. All the eligible students would get direct assistance from the government without interference of anyone.
Difference b/w Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi & Jagananna Videshi Vidya Nidhi
Here are some of the differences b/w Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scheme and Jagananna Videshi Vidya Nidhi Scheme:-
|Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi||Jagananna Videshi Vidya Nidhi|
|Launched by previous TDP government||Launched by current YSR Congress Party|
|Meant for SC, ST Students Only||Applicable to students from SC, ST, BC, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes|
|Only 300 SC and 100 ST students were extended the benefit to study higher education in 15 foreign countries||Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena is applicable to all the foreign universities with QS ranking up to 50|
|Students with an annual family income of Rs 6 lakh were eligible||Income limit for Videshi Vidya Deevena is Rs 8 lakh|
JVVD List of Eligible Universities
Here is the direct link to check list of eligible universities under Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme – https://jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in/downloads/JVVD_Universities.pdf
About AP Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme 2023
Revamping the whole system followed by the previous government and in order to focus on qualitative education in foreign institutions, the government has decided to introduce a new scheme under ‘Navaratnalu.’ The name of the new scheme is AP Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme 2023. The notification regarding the scheme will be issued between September-December and January-May every year.
Selection Process under AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme
The selection process will be scrutinised by a committee headed by the Chief Secretary to the Andhra Pradesh state government. The scheme shall be known hereafter as “Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena”. The financial assistance shall be sanctioned to eligible students who get admissions in any of the top 50 universities as per the latest QS world university rankings only.
Eligibility Criteria for Jagananna Videsi Vidya Deevena Scheme
- Candidates should be a native of Andhra Pradesh.
- Maximum age should not exceed 35 years as on date of publication of notification.
- Family income shall not exceed Rs. 8 lakhs per annum.
- Only one candidate per family eligible.
- The candidate who availed financial assistance under similar schemes from state or govt. of India is not eligible under the scheme.
Qualifications for JVVD Scheme
- For Post Graduate Courses: 60% marks or equivalent grade in foundation degree in engineering/ management/ pure sciences/ agriculture sciences/ medicine & nursing/ social sciences and humanities.
- For Ph.D. Course: 60% marks or equivalent grade in P.G course in engineering/ management/ pure sciences/ agriculture sciences/ medicine/ social sciences and humanities.
- For M.B.B.S Courses: 60% marks in intermediate or equivalent course.
Benefits of AP Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme
The scholarship shall be payable to the sanctioned students in their listed bank account in four equal installments in case of PG courses. Sanction proceedings specifying the total eligible amount for the course shall be issued to the individual towards fees by way of a grant subject to his/her joining the course and the candidates selected by the selection committee.
The sanction proceedings can be made use of by the candidates for obtaining a Visa from the respective Embassy. One-way economy class ticket (lowest fare tickets) for the shortest route shall be payable upon production of valid visa and admission particulars. The total visa fees shall be reimbursed to the student upon production of valid visa and receipts of visa fee payment. Upon release of the 4th Installment, a Utilisation Certificate shall be obtained from the student with the endorsement of concerned university authorities for record purpose under the AP Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme.