Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 Login, Apply Online, Last Dates and Amount

The Vidyadhan Scholarship Programme run by Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF) aims to provide financial assistance for higher education to meritorious students who have passed the 10th standard. All eligible students from all over India are invited to apply online for the Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023. Students will get financial assistance of Rs 10,000 but their first step is to complete the online registration at The last date for online application is 31st January 2024.

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023

Sarojini Damodaran Foundation is an autonomous organization that selects meritorious students across the country who have scored 75% marks and provides scholarships to those students every year for their further studies. Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic performance / written test/interview test. Once selected, Inter students are eligible to receive Rs 10,000 and subsequently if their academic performance is excellent, they will receive up to Rs 15,000-60, 000 per year for their degree courses. Interested students must apply for the Vidyadhan scholarship on the website before 31st January 2024.

Overview of Vidyadhan scholarship

Name of scholarshipVidyadhan SDF Scholarship 2023
Organized BySarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF)
Eligible Course Class Xl and Xll
Eligible Marks75% for regular
65% for disability students
Scholarship AmountRs 10000-60000/-
Last date31st January 2024
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Email[email protected]

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 Important dates

Important Dates for Application Last Date / Screening Test / Interview Test for each State are as follows:

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StateLast DateScreening Test Interview/Tests
Andhra Pradesh30th June 202310.07.202310.07.2023 to 30.08.2023
Bihar23rd July 202306.08.202319th to 23 August 2023
Odisha23rd July 202306.08.202326th to 31st August 2023
Karnataka31st July 202320.08.202316.09.2023 to 30.10.2023
Telangana31st July 202313.08.20231st to 4th September 2023
Goa 11th15th August 202303.07.202316.09.2023 to 16.10.2023
Gujarat 11th15th August 202323.09.202310th to 16th October 2023
Himachal30th October 202325.11.202310.11.2023 to 18.11.2023
Jharkhand30th September 202315.10.202330th Oct to 7th November 2023
Maharashtra31st August 202316.09.20239th to 20th October 2023
Ladakh31st August 202309.09.202315th to 30th September 2023
Delhi30th September 202315.10.202316th to 31st October 2023
Delhi12th std31st January 202411.02.202424th Feb to 5th March 2024
Tamil Nadu / Puducherry15th August 202303.09.202317.09.2023 to 15.10.2023
Punjab15th December 202317.12.202330.12.2023 to 20.01.2024
Uttar Pradesh (UP)15th October 202324.09.202322.10.2023 to 30.11.2023
V Able31st January 202411.02.202417th Feb to 29th February 2024

Steps to Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 Online Apply

  • Registration
  • Student Log in
  • Fill out your Personal details
  • Permanent address
  • Enter SSLC or 10th/PUC/ 11th, 12th details
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Review and Submit the Application

How to apply for Vidyadhan scholarship?

All interested and eligible students are required to submit the Vidyadhan Scholarship application form through online mode. Students visit the official website of Sarojini Damodaran Foundation then read all the instructions carefully and finally submit their scholarship application form online.

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Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 Registration

  • Step 1: First visit the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation portal (
  • Step 2: Now, select Apply for Scholarship.
  • Step 3: Before registration, applicants must go through the application guide and read all the important steps.
  • Step 4: Then select your state and click on Apply Online.
  • Step 5: Enter your first and second name, and email ID, set a password then click on register.
  • Step 6: After registering, the activation link will be sent to the applicant’s email ID, login to your Gmail and verify the link. Login and apply online

Steps to login for the Vidyadhan scholarship

  • Login

    First, go to the login page of the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation Portal (link is below).

  • Enter login credentials

    Enter your email ID and password and click on login.

  • Choose State

    Once the dashboard opens click on “Apply Now” under the state you are resident in.

  • Fill out personal details

    Provide your personal details, such as interview place, date of birth, mobile number, etc.

  • Permanent details

    Enter a permanent address such as the name of the city, state district, pin code, etc.

  • Enter SSLC, PUC details

    Provide SSLC / 10th and PUC / intermediate, 11th, and 12th details such as Name of Institute, Type of School, Year of Passing, Board, Grade / CGPA, Medium of Institute, PUC Board, etc.

  • Enter family income

    Enter the family income ie, income range, family property, etc.

  • Provide others & additional details

    Enter other and additional details such as hobbies, Achievements, Skills, and then click on Submit.

  • Upload documents

    Upload necessary documents like, Applicant Photo, 10th Marksheet, Income Certificate, CET / Entrance Test Result, 11th Marksheet, Aadhar Card, etc., and click on submit.

  • Review and submit

    Review the application, and submit it (you can edit it before submitting it).

How to Check Status Of Vidyadhan Scholarship?

Students need to follow the steps below to check the status of the application.

  • First, go to the Vidyadhan Scholarship Portal, otherwise visit
  • Select the login option from the homepage, then enter your email and password, and then click on the login button.
  • Wait for the dashboard to open, then go to the Student Status option.
  • On the next page, you can check your current application status.

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 Amount

The amount of the Vidyadhan scholarship is granted to those who have been selected for the scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is the same for students of each state. Once selected, if they continue to improve their academic performance, they will also be selected for the degree course and will receive a maximum of Rs 60000 per annum. Below is the list of amounts given by the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation.

Class/courseAmount (yearly)
Classes 11th and 12thRs 10000
Degree courseRs 15000 to 60000/-

Vidyadhan Scholarships Types and its Eligibility

Vidyadhan SDF scholarship is given to those who have passed class 10 and are enrolled in class 11. This scholarship is given in many countries. However, eligibility varies from state to state depending on the type of scholarship, which is as follows:

Types of scholarshipQualification (Class 10th)Qualification for disabilities 
Andhra Pradesh Intermediate (1st year)Secured 90% in 10thSecured 75% in 10th
Bihar plus-2 (1st year)Scored 75%Scored 65%
Gujarat 11th stdSecured 85% or 8.5 CGPASecured 75%
Goa 11thSecured 75% or 7 CGPA60%.or 6 CGPA
Himachal 11th std80% or obtained 9 CGPAscored 70%
Jharkhand state Intermediate programScored 75%scored 65%
Karnataka 11th90% or 9 CGPASecured 75%
Ladakh 11th std 60% or 6 CGPA55%.or 5.5 CGPA
Maharashtra 11th85% or 9 CGPA75%
Delhi 11thScored 85%75%
Delhi 12th70% or obtained 7 CGPA70%
Odisha Plus-2 (1st Year)scored 80%65%. or 6.5 CGPA
Telangana Intermediate (1st year)90% or 9 CGPA75%. or 7.5 CGPA
Tamil Nadu Plus 1scored 80% in 10th / SSLC
90% or 9+ CGPA in CBSE 
Secured 60%.
Puducherry Plus 1scored 80% or 9+ CGPA60%
Uttar Pradesh 11th80% or 8 CGPA70%. or 7 CGPA

Eligibility Criteria for Vidyadhan SDF Scholarship

  • The family income of the students should be less than Rs 2,00,000.
  • Students must have passed the 10th standard / SSLC exam from a state-recognized institution and enrolled in the 11th class.
  • Students must have a minimum of 7.5 CGPA or 75% in the 10th grade / SSC examination.
  • Students with disabilities must have obtained 6.5 CGPA or 65% in the 10th grade / SSLC examination.
  • The students must be residents of any one of the states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Goa, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Ladakh, UP, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Pondicherry.

Lists of important Documents needed

During online application (registration) students must have the following documents with them.

  • Class 10th / SSLC / SSC Mark Sheet
  • Family income certificate
  • Passport size photo
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Aadhar card
  • Class 11th Marksheet / Admission fee (if applicable).

Selection Process for Vidyadhan Scholarship

Students who have secured a minimum of 75% marks in 10th class are eligible for the Vidyadhan scholarship. However, there is no guarantee that the scholarship will be accepted if eligible. The first shortlisting will be done on the basis of your academic performance in the SSLC/10th result, then the applicants will have to participate in the online screening test, based on the cutoff marks of the exam, and they will be invited for the interview. At the end, the candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in their exams.

Vidyadhan Scholarship Portal – Links

Vidyadhan Scholarship RegistrationApply now
Vidyadhan LoginLogin page
Forgot PasswordClick here
Scholarship Result 2023Check

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 FAQs

Who is eligible for Vidyadhan scholarship?

Students whose annual family income is less than Rs 2 lakh and have passed class 10 and are enrolled in class 11th or are currently studying in class 12th.

What is the scholarship amount for Vidyadhan?

Students will get Rs 10000 per annum, but if their academic performance continues to improve, they would receive up to Rs 60000 for degree courses.

What is the last date for Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023?

The last date for Delhi 12th std is 31st January 2024.

How many marks are required for Vidyadhan scholarship?

Students must have a minimum of 75% or 7.5 CGPA and 65% for students with disabilities.

What is the income limit for vidyadhan sdf scholarship?

The applicant’s family income should be below Rs 200000.

How can I apply for Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023?

Go to portal, login, and fill application form by providing personal/academic details, upload the required documents then submit them.

How to get selected for the Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023?

First, register on, after which the candidates will be shortlisted based on their 10th and 11th performance, and finally, they will have to go through an interview test where they will be chosen for the final selection.

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