Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical and Engineering aspirants 2021


Have you passed class 12th and are looking for scholarships for engineering and medical programs in India? Here is a good opportunity for you. Dr Abdul Kalam scholarship scheme has released an official notification for Medical and Engineering aspirants. Read this article to know the details of fellowship, eligibility criteria, selection procedure and how to apply etc.

About the Dr Kalam scholarship scheme

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship is an initiative of Buddy4Study India Foundation to financially support meritorious students who come from the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) of the society. The scholarship aims to help financially weak students and enable them to complete their professional degree. It has been started in name of former President of India Dr Abdul Kalam, who always wants to support the financial weak student for their education. In this scheme, financial assistance is provided to those students who get admission into any govt-recognised public/private engineering or medical institutions. These scholarships are offered to support the deserving student so that eligible students complete their education without any constraint. Under this scheme, the selected students will receive financial assistance of INR 20,000.

Eligibility criteria

  • The scholarship is open for Indian students only

  • Those candidates who are appearing for national/state level medical/engineering entrance exams can apply.

  • They should have passed Class 12 board with a minimum of 55% marks. Those candidates who are appearing for the class 12th board can also apply. However, they will have to submit a mark sheet after their results are announced.

  • The Annual family income should not be more than INR 3,00,000 (3 lakhs) per annum from all sources


  • Scholarship amount

    Eligible candidate will get a one-time amount of INR 20,000 at their registered bank account.

    How to apply

    Register and apply for the Dr Abdul kalam Scholarship Scheme, then upload the necessary documents as part of the application process, and click on the submit button to complete the application process.

    The documents required are-
    1. ID proof with a picture (aadhaar card)
    2. Address proof
    3. Class 12 mark sheet (self-attested copy)
    4. Income certificate issued by the competent authority
    5. Bank account details of the scholarship applicant (cancelled cheque/passbook copy)
    6. Admission receipts

    Selection procedure

    The scholars will be selected for the 'Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants' based on their family income and academic background. At first, screening of applications will be done based on financial need and academic background. And the telephonic interview will be done for further shortlisting of the candidate. After that, a Face-to-face interview would be conducted for final selection (if needed).

    Important dates

    Date of advertisement: 12th April.
    Deadline of application submission: 30th April.


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