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 www.vidyadhan.org. The last date for online application is 15th October 2023.
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 vidyadhan.org website before 31st August 2023
Overview of Vidyadhan scholarship
|Name of scholarship||Vidyadhan SDF Scholarship 2023|
|Organized By||Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF)|
|Eligible Course||Class Xl and Xll|
|Eligible Marks||75% for regular|
65% for disability students
|Scholarship Amount||Rs 10000-60000/-|
|Last date||15th October 2023|
|Mode of Application||Online|
Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 Important dates
Important Dates for Application Last Date / Screening Test / Interview Test for each State are as follows:
|State||Last Date||Screening Test||Interview/Tests|
|Andhra Pradesh||30th June 2023||10.07.2023||10.07.2023 to 30.08.2023|
|Bihar||23rd July 2023||06.08.2023||19th to 23 August 2023|
|Odisha||23rd July 2023||06.08.2023||26th to 31st August 2023|
|Karnataka||31st July 2023||20.08.2023||16.09.2023 to 30.10.2023|
|Telangana||31st July 2023||13.08.2023||1st to 4th September 2023|
|Goa 11th||15th August 2023||03.07.2023||16.09.2023 to 16.10.2023|
|Gujarat 11th||15th August 2023||23.09.2023||10th to 16th October 2023|
|Himachal||15th October 2023||29.10.2023||10.11.2023 to 18.11.2023|
|Jharkhand||30th September 2023||15.10.2023||30th Oct to 7th November 2023|
|Maharashtra||31st August 2023||16.09.2023||9th to 20th October 2023|
|Ladakh||31st August 2023||09.09.2023||15th to 30th September 2023|
|Delhi||30th September 2023||15.10.2023||16th to 31st October 2023|
|Tamil Nadu / Puducherry||15th August 2023||03.09.2023||17.09.2023 to 15.10.2023|
|Uttar Pradesh (UP)||31st August 2023||24.09.2023||14.10.2023 to 30.11.2023|
Steps to Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 Online Apply
- 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.
Vidyadhan scholarship – Registration
- Step 1: First visit the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation portal (vidyadhan.org).
- 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.
Vidyadhan.org – Login and apply online
Steps to login for the Vidyadhan scholarship
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 www.vidyadhan.org.
- 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.
|Classes 11th and 12th||Rs 10000|
|Degree course||Rs 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 scholarship||Qualification (Class 10th)||Qualification for disabilities|
|Andhra Pradesh Intermediate (1st year)||Secured 90% in 10th||Secured 75% in 10th|
|Bihar plus-2 (1st year)||Scored 75%||Scored 65%|
|Gujarat 11th std||Secured 85% or 8.5 CGPA||Secured 75%|
|Goa 11th||Secured 75% or 7 CGPA||60%.or 6 CGPA|
|Himachal 11th std||80% or obtained 9 CGPA||scored 70%|
|Jharkhand state Intermediate program||Scored 75%||scored 65%|
|Karnataka 11th||90% or 9 CGPA||Secured 75%|
|Ladakh 11th std||60% or 6 CGPA||55%.or 5.5 CGPA|
|Maharashtra 11th||85% or 9 CGPA||75%|
|Delhi 11th||Scored 85%||75%|
|Odisha Plus-2 (1st Year)||scored 80%||65%. or 6.5 CGPA|
|Telangana Intermediate (1st year)||90% or 9 CGPA||75%. or 7.5 CGPA|
|Tamil Nadu Plus 1||scored 80% in 10th / SSLC|
90% or 9+ CGPA in CBSE
|Puducherry Plus 1||scored 80% or 9+ CGPA||60%|
|Uttar Pradesh 11th||80% or 8 CGPA||70%. 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 Registration||Apply now|
|Vidyadhan Login||Login page|
Vidyadhan Scholarship 2023 – FAQs
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.
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.
The last date for UP students is 15th October 2023.
Students must have a minimum of 75% or 7.5 CGPA and 65% for students with disabilities.
The applicant’s family income should be below Rs 200000.
Go to www.vidyadhan.org portal, login, and fill application form by providing personal/academic details, upload the required documents then submit them.
First, register on www.vidyadhan.org-eh, 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.