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Abdul Kalam Scholarship

Written by  Rachit Agrawal, MBA

Published on Thu, December 19, 2019 11:40 AM   Updated on Mon, February 28, 2022 11:42 AM   4 mins read

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Abdul Kalam Scholarship is the scholarship organized in the memory of India’s former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. There is no single organization that implements it. Various state governments and educational institutions offer the scholarship in which all the financial requirements of the candidates who are deserving and in need are covered.

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APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship

APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship is mainly for the minority groups of the country like Muslims, Christian, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsi, and Jain. The candidates who are of the Below Poverty line (BPL) can apply for the scholarship.

  • The estimated family income must not exceed Rs. 8 lakhs.
  • The candidate must take a merit-based government certificate.
  • The applicant must be the Kerala state’s indigenous.
  • The candidate should be of a minority group or from BPL.

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APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship Application Form

APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship is for the students who are pursuing for Undergraduate, Post-graduate or for PhD Courses and the application form will be available every year. The scholarship will continue for a particular year and will be further continued according to your academic performance.

  • Download the application form from the official website
  • Fill all the desired details in the application form.
  • Read all the instructions carefully before filling the form to avoid any rejection.
  • Also, read the eligibility criteria for filling the application form.
  • Fill and upload all the documents which are required.
  • Take a print of the application form.

Check Out: National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

APJ Abdul Kalam Education

The education under APJ Abdul Kalam scholarship is very well and knowledgeable. The scoring grades should be up to the mark. 

Abdul Kalam Education Qualification

  • Abdul Kalam completed his graduation in 1957 from Madras Institute of Technology.
  • He joined Aeronautical Development Establishment of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in 1958.
  • In the early 1960s, he worked with the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR).

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Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020

Abdul Kalam scholarship form will be active soon on the official website that is The scholarship is for the candidates pursuing UG, PG and PhD. These scholarships are for also those candidates who are suffering from financial aid and minority group.

APJ Abdul Kalam scholarship 2020

  • Abdul Kalam Scholarship is for the minority and BPL group of the students.
  • The applicants who are pursuing UG, PG and PhD can apply for the scholarship.
  • The application form will be available on the official website.
  • The name of the Abdul Kalam university is Abdul Kalam Azad Technical University.

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Abdul Kalam Scholarship Online Form

The online application form for the scholarship is for the students who are pursuing UG, PG and PhD course. The online will be updated for a particular year.

Abdul Kalam Scholarship Form

  • The scholarship will be provided for those students who are financial low.
  • The maximum limit for the scholarship is 10,000 rupees per year.
  • The fund will be given on a yearly basis.
  • 50% of the scheme would give preference to a female candidate.

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Abdul Kalam Award List

Abdul Kalam was born in a very poor family. He became India, 11th President. APJ Abdul Kalam shows us that nothing is impossible. There is the list of some awards which APJ Abdul Kalam received. 

  • Bharat Ratna, 1997.
  • Padma Bhushan, 1981.
  • Hoover Model, 2009.
  • IEEE Honorary membership, 2011.
  •  Ramanujan Award, 2000.

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APJ Abdul Kalam Official Website

 Abdul Kalam official website is This is the website on which application form details, all the information about the scholarship will be available.

Abdul Kalam Degrees

There is some list of degrees of Abdul Kalam:

  • Doctor of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Doctor of Law
  • Doctor of Letters

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List of Abdul Kalam Books

There is the list of some books of Abdul Kalam:

  • India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium
  • Wings of Fire: An Autobiography
  • Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power within India
  • The Luminous Sparks: A Biography in Verse and Colours
  • Guiding Souls: Dialogues on the Purpose of Life

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Abdul Kalam Scholarship is mainly for whom?

Ans. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship is mainly for the minority groups of the country like Muslims, Christian, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsi, and Jain. Below Poverty line is also included.

What is the official website of the Abdul Kalam scholarship?

Ans. The official website is

Who was Abdul Kalam?

Ans. Abdul Kalam was the 11th president of India.

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About the Author & Expert


Rachit Agrawal

Author • MBA • 20 Years

Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.

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