Kerala Disability Scholarship Scheme 2023 application form is available to download in PDF format at sjd.kerala.gov.in through online mode. In this scheme of Social Justice Department, the Kerala govt. is going to provide scholarship to disabled students studying in Schools, Colleges and those who attending Professional, PG courses and technical trainings. The official website is now functional and people can know how to apply for Scholarship Scheme for Disabled Students.
The state cabinet committee has also approved the implementation of Disabled Students Scholarship Scheme to bring physically handicapped students to the mainstream of society. According to guidelines of Kerala Students with Disability Scholarship Scheme 2023, each handicap student will get financial assistance of Rs. 500 per month to Rs. 2900 from 1st standard onward till the professional or PG courses.
In this article, we will tell you about how to apply for Differently Abled Students Scholarship Scheme, eligibility criteria, govt. orders, amount of assistance and complete details.
Kerala Disability Scholarship Scheme 2023 Application Form PDF
Below is complete process of how to download Kerala Disabled Students Scholarship Scheme 2023 Application Form in PDF format through online mode:-
Step 1: Firstly visit the official Kerala Social Justice Department website at http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/
Step 2: On homepage, click at the “Schemes” tab present in main menu or directly click http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/schemes.php
Step 3: At the opened page, click at the “Scholarship for Disabled Students” link present at 8th number in the list of schemes.
Step 4: At the opened scheme details page, go to the “Documents” section and click at the “Application Forms – Scholarship for Disabled Students” link as shown below or directly click this link
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Step 5: The Kerala Disability Scholarship Scheme application form PDF will open as shown below:-
Step 6: All the interested applicants can download this Disability Scholarship Scheme Form 2023 in PDF format. After downloading, physically handicapped applicants will have to enter necessary details accurately in the form and submit it to the concerned authorities.
The applicants must submit the duly filled applications along with supporting documents to the concerned District Social Justice Officers. Upon subsequent verification of filled in application form along with documents, the concerned officer will approve your form and then disabled students will start receiving scholarship benefits.
Eligibility Criteria for Kerala Disabled Students Scholarship Scheme 2023
Only those applicants who fulfills the eligibility criteria mentioned below will become eligible for Kerala Disability Scholarship Scheme for Disabled Students:-
- Disability category of students (Blind / Deaf / Orthopedically handicapped/ Mental Retardation) are eligible.
- Disability percentage should be 40 % or more.
- The total annual income of the family from all sources should not exceed Rs. 36,000.
- Those students who have not obtained 40% marks in the examination in the previous year need not apply.
- In case of Blind students, Reader’s allowance will be provided.
The Scholarship Scheme for Disabled Students will be implemented in the Kerala state as mentioned in government order.
Need for Physically Handicapped Students Scholarship Scheme 2023
The disabled students studying in Schools, Colleges and those who attending Professional, PG courses and technical trainings are being given scholarship by Social Justice Department. The annual family income of the applicant should be below Rs.36,000/- and they should obtain 40% marks in the examination in the previous year. The major objective is to ensure proper education to the physically handicapped students so that they can earn their livelihood.
Assistance Amount in Handicap Students Scholarship Scheme 2023
The financial assistance is being provided to Disabled students on the following basis:-
|Sl No.||Standard||Day Scholars||Hostel Students||Reader’s allowance|
|1||Students from Class 1 to Class 4||300||—-||200|
|2||Students from Class 5 to Class 10||500||—-||200|
|3||+1, +2, IT Equivalent courses||750||1000||300|
|4||Degree, Polytechnic, Equivalent training courses, (Implant training)||1000||1500||400|
|5||Professional, PG courses||1000||1500||400|
Guidelines for Differently Abled Students Scholarship Scheme 2023
- The applications must be submitted after the commencement of Academic year (within 3 months)
- The duly filled application forms must be submitted to the concerned District Social Justice Officer.
- The Application form must be filled in completely; incomplete as well as late applications will be rejected.
- Attested copy of Disability certificate from Medical Board.
- Income certificate from the concerned Village Officer.
Kerala Government Order Download Link for Specially Abled Students Scholarship
Here is the direct link to download Kerala government order for Kerala Specially Abled Students Scholarship Scheme 2023 – http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/DOCUMENTS/Order_new/GOs/12177.pdf. All the interested students must check the scheme related govt. order which will help in better understanding of the implementation of the scheme.
Kerala Disabled Scholarship Scheme List 2023
Here is the direct link to check the name in the Kerala Disabled Student Scholarship Scheme List 2023. The beneficiary specially abled students can click at http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/scheme-info.php?scheme_id=OTFzVjh1cVIjdnk=. At this page, go to the “Target Group” section and click at the “Beneficiary Details” link in front of Differently Abled. In the new window, the Kerala Disability Scholarship Scheme list of beneficiaries will appear as shown below:-
All those candidates who want to check their name in the opened list can even select the financial year and district name to narrow search in the Scholarship Scheme for Disabled Students district wise list of beneficiaries.
For more details, visit the official website of Social Justice Department of Kerala at http://sjd.kerala.gov.in
1 thought on “Kerala Disability Scholarship Scheme 2023 Application Form PDF Download Online for Disabled Students”
It is rather disturbing to have read the above where the terms “disabled”, “blind” and “handicapped” are still being used in this day and age. The above terms should read: “person with a disability”, and “visually impaired”.
I had consulted this site in preparation for encouraging my own University to consider implementing a scholarship for students with a disability.
I would encourage you to reconsider your language usage to make it more inclusive and less discriminatory.