Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship Scheme 2023: Apply Online & Eligibility

Government of Kerala has launched the Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship Scheme 2023 for the students studying in Class I to VIII in Government and Government Aided Schools. Students who have scored higher marks and their annual family income is lower and they fall under the OBC category will be selected on the basis of application invited for the year 2023-24 under this Scheme. Student have to submit their application form before 15 November 2023.In this article we will discuss about the scheme in details including Highlights, Objectives, Benefits & Features, Eligibility Criteria, Procedure to Apply etc.

Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship Scheme 2023

This scholarship scheme is launched by the Chief Minister of Kerala Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan for the students studying in class I to VIII of other backward classes, either they are studying in Government or Government Aided schools. Recently Kerala government has announced a detailed notification that clearly specifies 47 minority categories who are eligible for the scholarship. The students who are selected under the scholarship will get Rs. 1500/- per year. This scholarship amount will be directly transferred to the bank account of the eligible beneficiary.

Key Highlights of Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship Scheme

Name of the ScholarshipKedavilakku Scholarship Scheme
Launched ByChief Minister of Kerala Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan
CategoryKerala Government Scheme
BeneficiaryStudents from class I to VIII
BenefitsRs. 1500/- per annum
Mode of ApplicationOffline
Last date to applyNovember 15, 2023

Objectives of Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship Scheme

Some of the objectives of the scheme are as follows:

  • Primary objective of the scheme is to provide scholarships who are studying in Government  and Government aided schools of Kerala from class I to VIII.
  • Another objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the eligible students.

Benefit of the Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship Scheme

Students will be provided Rs. 1,500/- per annum as a scholarship amount under this scheme.

Eligibility Criteria

The students who are applying for this scholarship should follow the eligibility criteria which are as follows:

  • Students who are permanent resident of the Kerala State.
  • Students must be studying in class I to VIII.
  • Only Government and Government Aided School Students are eligible.
  • Annual Family income of the student should not exceed Rs. 2.5 Lakh.
  • Those students who have cleared their last examination with more than 90% marks.
  • Persons belonging to OEC, OBC(H) and Minority Categories are not required to apply.
  • The income Certificate available through the e-District Portal must be submitted along with the application.

Documents Required

The documents that are necessary to apply under this scholarship scheme are listed below:

  • Caste Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Annual Income Certificate (from Village Officer or Taluka Panchayat)
  • Examination Marksheet
  • Bank Account Details
  • Mobile Number
Selection Process

The selection of students will be done on the basis of their eligibility criteria and documents uploaded with the application form.

Reward Details

The Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship 2023-24 is introduced for the Other Backward Community students from Kerala to offer them financial assistance of Rs. 1500 per year.

Procedure to Apply under Kerala Kedavilakku Scholarship Scheme

The mode of application process of this scholarship scheme is offline, to apply under this scholarship please follow the below mentioned steps:

  • Now login using your username and password.
  • Download the form and fill all the required information.
  • Attach all the mandatory documents with the application form.
  • Submit this application form to the school principal.

Contact Details

  • Room No. 118
  • 1st Floor
  • North Block
  • Secretariat
  • Thiruvananthapuram– 695001
  • Phone   0471- 2518594
  • Email:

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