Kerala Sabhalam Scheme – How to apply, Eligibility and Benefits

Kerala Sabhalam Scheme – How to apply, Eligibility and Benefits: Kerala Sabhalam Scheme is aimed at the welfare of transgender students who are studying degree/diploma level courses. Let us see how transgender students can apply for this scheme, what the benefits they can get are and what the eligibility conditions are.


Kerala government’s social justice department implements several social welfare schemes for the needy population. One of the communities in the state that face severe discrimination in society is the transgender community. There are no proper education and job opportunities for the transgender community. They are in need of financial assistance to pursue higher studies. Kerala government launched the Sabhalam scheme for transgender students so that they can pursue their professional courses.

Eligibility Criteria for Kerala Sabhalam Scheme

To apply for Kerala Sabhalam Scheme 2022, the applicant must meet the below mentioned eligibility conditions.

  1. The applicant must have secured admission to any government, aided
  2. They must possess a transgender ID card.
  3. Their age must be 18 years.
  4. Those who are below 18 must submit a certificate signed by the head of the educational institution or the parent.

Benefits of Kerala Sabhalam Scheme

Kerala state government’s Sabhalam scheme provides up to one lakh rupees of financial assistance to the transgender students who are got admission in professional or diploma level courses. Students of MBBS, B.VSc, BSc agriculture students are eligible to get benefits from this scheme.

How to Apply for Kerala Sabhalam Scheme

Eligible transgender students can apply for the Kerala Sabhalam scheme online by downloading the PDF of the application form.

1) First, visit the official website of the social justice department of the Kerala government. is the link to download the application.

Kerala Sabhalam Scheme

2) Click this to see the homepage and choose the ‘Schemes’ option.
Kerala Schemes
3) A page will be opened on which there is link ‘Sabhalam scheme for Transgender Students pursuing
Professional Courses
’. You can see this link in the list just click on it.
Kerala Sabhalam Scheme
4) Now click on the “Document” section – > ‘application forms-Sabhalam Scheme application form’. You can see the application form opening.
Kerala Sabhalam Scheme Application Form
5) Download the form and fill out the application form with the necessary details. Remember that the application must be filled out completely. Do not leave any field unfilled as this can result in the application getting rejected.
Kerala Sabhalam Scheme Application
6) Check the documents to be attached and ensure that they are attached to the application. Check the application properly and submit it to the concerned social justice officers. After verification of the applications, the government will release the list of students selected for the Sabhalam scheme.

Kerala Sabhalam Scheme – How to apply, Eligibility and Benefits

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