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Lakshadweep Scholarship Scheme 2023-24

Brief Description:

Lakshadweep Scholarship Scheme 2023-24 is an initiative of the Government of UT of Lakshadweep to financially help the students of the state pursuing post-matric education. The scholarship aims to ensure that no student is prevented on the grounds of poverty alone from pursuing an academic career. The selected students will receive a monthly scholarship of up to ₹500, an annual lump sum grant, and other benefits.


To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must:

  • be a domicile of Lakshadweep
  • be pursuing studies at the post-matric level (Class 11 and above) from a recognised institution of the state
  • have cleared matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination from a recognised University or Board of Secondary Education


The selected students will receive the benefits as follows:

Name of the course Monthly rate (in ₹) Annual lumpsum grant
Pre-degree course, post-matric certificate courses, post-matric diploma courses, degree courses in Arts/Science/Commerce and courses like B.Ed/L.L.B, etc. 1,800 1,500
Postgraduate courses in Arts/Science/Commerce, Law, etc. 2,100 1,800
M.B.B.S/B.D.S., Engineering degree, MBA, BVSc, BSc (Agriculture), etc. 2,100 3,600
Postgraduate  courses in Medicine, Engineering, Veterinary Science, Agriculture, etc, and Research studies like Ph.D. 3,000 9,000
High school course and similar equivalent 1,200
Primary school course (Class 1 to 7) 600
Secondary school courses (Class 8 to 10) 200
Class 12 students to whom course facilities are available on the UT of which the student is a native 450
For students of Bitra Island studying in Secondary standard in other islands 450
Students of plus 2 courses who belong to other islands than where the institutions are situated and staying outside the hostel for want of hostel accommodation 750
Students of high school staying outside the hostel for want of accommodation in the hostel 600
Pocket money (per month) for petty expenses like washing charges, soap, oil, etc. for Lakshwadeep students studying for post-matric certificate courses, degree courses, postgraduate courses, professional courses, and research studies. 50
Daily allowance payable in advance through the Head of Institution for maintenance during holidays for Onam, Christmas, etc. 50


  • Income certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • A passport-size photograph
  • Aadhaar card/enrolment ID
  • Certificate/degree/diploma for all the examinations passed
  • Student’s bank account number and IFSC code of the bank branch

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