Government School girls Higher Education Assistance in Tamil Nadu/Pen Kalvi Thittam/Pudhumai Penn Scheme

How to Apply for Govt School Girls Higher Education Assurance Scheme ?

Pen Kalvi is the scheme started by the Government of Tamil Nadu to increase the enrolment ratio of girls in Higher Educational institutions.

Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education Assurance Scheme

Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education Assurance scheme is also popularly called as Pen Kalvi Scheme. The Government of Tamil Nadu has launched Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education Assurance Scheme(Pen Kalvi scheme) to enhance the enrolment ratio of girls in Higher Educational Institutions. Through this scheme, the financial assistance of rupees 1000 (every month) will be given to the girls till their completion of UG degree/Diploma/ITI/any other recognized course.

Eligibility for securing this assistance:

  1. People who are living only in Tamil Nadu is eligible to apply for the scheme.
  2. Only girl students are eligible to apply for the scheme.
  3. Girls who are studying in government school from 6 to 12 class are eligible for the scheme.
  4.  Assistance applicable for undergraduate, vocational and medical students.
  5. In particular, students will benefit from this programme even if they have already benefited from other schemes.
  6. At the same time, freshers in the academic year 2022-23 can also apply for this scheme.
  7. Second year students completing first year in colleges and 2nd to 3rd year students can apply for this.
  8. In addition, the scheme will provide financial assistance to those who have studied in private schools from class 6 to 8 under Right to Education (RTE) and then joined government schools.
  9. However, the scheme is not applicable to students studying in Distance Education and Open University.

Documents Required for Availing Pen Kalvi Scheme

To get the assistance, one has to fulfill some eligibility criteria set by the Government of Tamil Nadu. If the girl is eligible, then she has to submit the application form along with this document mentioned below.

  1. Aadhar Card
  2. Bonafide certificate
  3. Bank account linked with Aadhar card
  4. Passbook detail
  5. Passport size photo
  6. Mobile number
  7. Email ID
  8. Income certificate
  9. Caste certificate

Main feature about Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education Assurance Scheme

  • This scheme is only for girls who are studying from class 6 to 12.
  • In this scheme Tamil Nadu state government would give Rs.1000 rupees for eligible girls.
  •  Rupees 1,000/per month will be paid to students’ bank accounts till the completion of their studies without interruption.

How to get Rs.1000 from Tamil Nadu Government for Girls Higher Education?

How to apply for pen kalvi scheme

The mode of application is by online. Login to the official website, then click new user. It will ask phone number. OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number. By entering OTP, student login page containing details needs to fulfilled and submit.

  • Girls studying in government school of Tamil Nadu ( 6th to 12th) are eligible to apply for this scheme
  • When Girl is pursuing higher education, they would continue to receive Rs.1000 per month.
  • Rs.1000 Rupees assistance will be given till completion of Post graduate or Under graduate courses
  • Tamil Nadu Government also planning to rollout this Scheme via government and aided colleges.