APJ Abdul Kalaam Scholarship (APJAK), Kerala 2020-21

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EligibilityDiploma applicants
AwardINR 6,000 per year

About the Program


The Department of Minority Welfare, Government of Kerala invites applications for APJ Abdul Kalaam Scholarship (APJAK), Kerala 2020-21 from students in Kerala belonging to minority communities. This scholarship aims to support students from weaker sections in pursuing diploma courses from government/aided polytechnics.

  • APJ Abdul Kalaam Scholarship (APJAK), Kerala 2020-21

    To be eligible for this scholarship, students must -

    • Belong to minority communities (Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsis, Jains)
    • Have an annual family income less than INR 8 lakh
    • Be a native of the state of Kerala
    • Study in a government/aided polytechnic in a merit seat

    Note: Preference will be given to BPL candidates.


    The students selected for this scholarship programme will receive an amount of INR 6,000 per year for pursuing a 3-year diploma course in government/aided polytechnics.

    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship online through the following steps -
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below to visit the online registration portal. 
    Step 2: Fill in all the required details including personal details, educational details and bank details. 
    Step 3: Create a password for future login. 
    Step 4: Accept the terms and conditions mentioned in the declaration and submit the application. 
    Step 5: Click on 'candidate login' and use the ID and password generated during registration.
    Step 6: Upload the photo, signature and other relevant documents and take a print out of the application.
    Step 7: Sign and submit it with requisite/supporting documents to the institution.

Important Dates

Application Start Date: 10th November 2020
Application Deadline: 09th December 2020

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by November, 2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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