Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020 – Eligible for Medical/Engineering Students

Last Updated : 27 Jul 2020
Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants invites applications from the needy candidates. The scholarship is meant for candidates who are looking for a financially supporting ground to fulfill their higher education. The scholarship aims to help needy students and motivate them by providing their helping hand to complete their professional programme in higher education. The financial assistance is only meant for students who take admission into any govt-recognised public/private engineering or medical institutions.

Students, who are interested for the scheme and want to enroll for Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020 for Medical/Engineering aspirants, can send their applications till 31st August 2020 via online mode only.

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Aug 2020
Class / Course Class 12
Scholarship Type Merit Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount ₹ 20,000
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020 applications are available at the official website of Buddy4Study India Foundation. All the candidates belonging to Economically Weaker Section can apply digitally.

Scholarship Benefits

Passed or appearing students of 10+2 boards who will be qualified for Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering scheme will grant a one-time amount of ₹ 20,000 at their registered bank account.

Buddy4Study Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship - Eligibility Criteria

Check out the complete eligibility norms set by the officials for the scholarship scheme:

  • Eligible only for an Indian citizen.
  • Open for students appearing for national/state level medical/engineering entrance exams.
  • The candidates must have passed Class 12 board with minimum 55% marks. Those who are appearing for board exam in 2020-21 are eligible to apply. However, they will have to present the result-sheet after their results are announced
  • The annual family income should be less than ₹ 6 lakhs per annum.

How to Apply for the Scholarship?

The application process for Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020 has started from 21st May 2020. The last date to submit an online application for the scheme is 31st August 2020. Follow the below-guided steps to apply online for the program:

  • Visit the official website of Buddy4Study and look for “Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants”.
  • Now, look for “Apply Now” button and click on it.
  • Use your registered ID and login. (Those who haven’t registered yet can register by using their email/Gmail/Facebook account).
  • After registration, you will be directed to the “Scholarship Application Page
  • It’s time to fill in the online application form, upload necessary documents (mentioned below) and click on the ‘Submit’ button to submit your application.

Documents Required to Fill Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship Application Form 2020 -

The following key documents are required to be submitted at the time of application:

  • Photo identity proof
  • Address proof
  • Class 12 marksheet (self-attested copy)
  • Income certificate
  • Bank account details of the scholarship applicant (cancelled cheque/passbook copy)
  • The admission receipt to an Engineering/Medical programme will be required for the final selection round

What are the Selection Criteria?

The scholars will be selected for the ‘Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants’ based on their family income and academic background. However, the complete selection process will include the following stages:

  • Screening of scholarship applications based on financial need and academic background
  • Telephonic interviews for further shortlisting of candidates
  • Face-to-face interview for final selection (if required)

Buddy4Study Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020 - Important Dates

Check out the dates of the scholarship scheme from the below mentioned table:


Important Dates

Beginning of application process

21st May 2020 (Ongoing)

Last date to apply

31st August 2020

Screening of scholarship applications

05th September 2020

Telephonic interviews held on

10th September 2020

Result announced

12th September 2020