Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 For Medical/Engineering Students

Last Updated : 18 Mar 2021
Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 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 fulfil 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. Here are the complete details for Dr. Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021.

Students who are interested in the scheme and want to enrol for Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 can send their applications till 31st March 2021 via online mode only.

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Mar 2021
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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Available Application Forms

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 applications are available at the official website of Buddy4Study India Foundation. All the candidates belonging to the Economically Weaker Section can apply digitally.

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 Benefits (Rewards)

Students who will be qualified for the Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering scheme will get a one-time amount of ₹ 20,000 at their registered bank account.

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 the Class 12 board with a minimum of 55% marks. Those who are appearing for the board exam in 2021-22 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 Dr. Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021?

The application process for Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 has started in November 2020. The last date to submit an online application for the scheme is 31st March 2021. 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 the “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 Application Form 2021 -

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

  • Photo identity proof
  • Address proof
  • Class 12 mark sheet (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 2021 - Important Dates

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

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021

Important Dates

Beginning of application process

November 2020

Last date to apply

31st March 2021

Screening of scholarship applications

To be notified

Telephonic interviews held on

To be notified

Result announced

To be notified

Students who are eligible for the scheme must submit their applications before the last date.




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