Kalia Scholarship 2024- Apply, Registration, Amount, Status, Eligibility

KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) Scholarship is introduced by Government of Odisha. The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik introduced this scheme in February 2019.  The main objective of this scheme it provide financial support to encourage financially feeble farmer students. So that students could continue their education. The scheme enables the students to do technical and vocational courses. The implementation of KALIA scholarship is comes under the Agriculture and FE (Farmers Empowerment) Department of the Odisha Government. Both KALIA Yojana and KALIA Scholarship taken care by these two departments. For the academic year 2023-24, the last to apply for Kalia scholarship is 8th February 2024.

Kalia Scholarship 2024

There are many courses like medical, engineering, Agriculture & Allied Sciences, Animal Husbandry, Hotel Management course, Pharmacy etc., covers in Kalia Scholarship. This scholarship is facilitated to small farmers, landless farmers, and agricultural cultivator’s children to pursue higher education. The scholarship is given based on academic excellence and also based on economic condition of the student’s family. Different fees such as Tuition fees, One-Time fees, Hostel fees etc. will be refunded to student’s Bank account through DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) mode.

The online registration process for Kalia Scholarship started from 9th January 2024. Students can register them to get benefit of this scholarship till 8th February 2024. The Government has changed certain rules as a result students of technical, professional program at private institutions can enroll for this scholarship. Both inside and outside state students can apply for this scholarship. Students studying in government institutions can apply to this scholarship.

Kalia Scholarship 2024

Odisha Kalia Scholarship Portal

The Odisha State Scholarship Portal (OSSP) is an integrated e-Governance web portal for automation, streamlining and effective management of scholarship schemes being implemented in Odisha State across various departments. Odisha State Scholarship Portal encouraged more students to be in the scholarship program.

There are 6 major departments’ works for these scholarship schemes i.e. ST & SC Development, Higher Education, School & Mass Education, Labour & ESI, Skill Development & Technical Education and Agriculture. The features such as Aadhaar based registration, data-bases relevant to scholarship programme has helped in minimizing duplication and ensure leakage free scholarship disbursal. The SSP (State Scholarship Portal) has been linked with the State Treasury Portal IFMS for automated payment directly in bank-accounts of beneficiaries.

Overview of Odishe Kalia Scholarship

Scholarship NameKalia Scholarship
Launched in2019
Launched byGovernment of Odisha
Implemented byDepartment of Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment
BeneficiarySon/Daughter of the beneficiary of KALIA YOJANA
BenefitsReimbursed of Tuition Fees
Apply Start Date9th January 2024
Application Last Date8th February 2024 (extended)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Official Portalhttps://scholarship.odisha.gov.in
Helpline No.1800-3456770

Eligibility Criteria for KALIA SCHOLARSHIP 2023-24

Before applying KALIA scholarship, one must check whether they are eligible to apply or not. Only online application accepted. Certain eligibility criteria’s are mentioned below:

  • An applicant must be a permanent resident of Odisha State.
  • An applicant must be Son/Daughter of the beneficiary of KALIA YOJANA.
  • An applicant must be studying in state government institutions based on merit.
  • If an applicant is current beneficiary of any other scholarship, will not be eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Those applicants taken admission on cost sharing or self-financing or NRI cannot apply to this scholarship.

Courses Under Kalia Scholarship

COURSES COVERED UNDER KALIA SCHOLARSHIP ARE: MBBS, B.Pharma, BHMS, BAMS, BDS, BSC (horticulture, forestry, fishery), B.Tech, D.Pharma, DMRT, DMLT, Psychiatric Nursing, Polytechnic & Agri Polytechnic, Ophthalmic Assistance, ANM, GNM, Different Trades in Government ITI, BVSc, AH, PBBSc etc.  With the government approval the courses can be modified if needed.

How to Register for KALIA Scholarship 2024?

An applicant must register himself/herself at the SSP (State Scholarship Portal) Odisha before applying to this scholarship. After the registration in SSP they can apply for KALIA scholarship. Step by Step procedures explained below applying in SSP.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in/website/home SSP portal, Odisha.
  • Step 2: Click on “Registration” button.
  • Step 3: Agree the terms and conditions mentioned on page by clicking check box.
  • Step 4: Click on “I AGREE” button.
  • Step 5: Click on checkbox “I hereby agree to the followings”.
  • Step 6: click on “PROCEED” button.
  • Step 7: Enter Student Aadhaar number (verify it), Gender, Date of Birth, E-mail, Password, Mobile number and click on “REGISTER” button. The process will be completed.

Steps For Applying Kalia Scholarship Online

Students can go through following steps to submit online application form of KALIA Scholarship. There is much information to be filled, and documents to be uploaded. The step by step process explained below:


  • Step 1:

    Visit official website https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in.

  • Step 2:


  • Step 3:

    Based on your caste category click on “APPLY” button under Agriculture & FE Department.

  • Step 4:

    SSP Login page opens here

  • Step 5:

    Enter Unique number/ Aadhaar number, Password, Captcha and click on Sign In button.

  • Step 6:

    The application form opens here, fill all the necessary information, upload required documents with prescribed size, upload photograph and signature of student.

  • Step 7:

    Review the application carefully to check whether all the information provided is correct and the press “SUBMIT” button.

  • Step 8:

    Take the printout of application form for future reference.


Kalia Scholarship Application Status Check

Once the application process finish, after certain days it will be verified and next process takes place. It is easy to check application status of KALIA scholarship. Following are the steps to be followed to check application status.

  • Step 1: Visit official website, https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in.
  • Step 2: Click on “KNOW YOUR STATUS” button available on page.
  • Step 3: Enter Aadhaar number or Application number and press “GET OTP” button.
  • Step 4: Enter the OTP.
  • Step 5: Application status displays on screen.

How to get List of Institutes?

An applicant can see list of institution district wise.

  • Step 1: Visit Odisha State Scholarship Portal.
  • Step 2: Click on “INSTITUTE LIST” button on main page.
  • Step 3: Enter District, Block, Institute type, College, Institute name and click on “SEARCH” button.
  • Step 4: The list of institutions displayed on screen which are affiliated to this scheme.

Kalia Scholarship Amount

  • Kalia Scholarship for Government Institute: Reimbursed of Tuition Fees, Anual fees, one time fees, hostel fees except for caution money.
  • Students studying in private Institutes: The amount ranges between Rs. 5000 to Rs. 77,895, depending on the course chosen by the students.

Documents required

To apply for KALIA Scholarship an applicant must keep following documents with them. It will make them easy to apply online application.

  • Passport size photograph
  • Aadhaar card
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Bank passbook (fist page of passbook)
  • Beneficiary ID of Parent/Guardian
  • Residential certificate
  • Ration card
  • Self Declaration Certificate
  • Study certificate/matriculation certificate
  • Mark sheet of last exam

Important Dates for Kalia Scholarship 2024

  • Registration Open – 9 January 2024
  • Registration Close – 8 February 2024
  • Verification Date for Applications by CDAO – 19 February 2024


If a student don’t find IFSC anywhere, it is easy to find an IFSC on this website.


If anybody wants to give feedback on scheme or scholarship it is easy. First visit official website


In case any applicant is facing any problem or has any query, they can contact the toll-free numbers 155335, 1800-345-6770

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