Tamil Nadu Free Laptop Scheme {தமிழ்நாடு இலவச மடிக்கணினி திட்டம்}


To survive in this digital world, students need to learn all the modern technology and techniques. So, Tamil Nadu planned the opening strategy for people. So the government of Tamil Nadu launched the scheme of providing free laptops to the youth of the state. Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami launched the programme. Under this scheme, the government will give free laptops to co-operate and college students in the state. In this scheme, they are giving the benefit by providing free laptops for their bright future. The main aim of this scheme is to distribute the laptops for free in the Tamil Nadu state to encourage them for further studies and new technology.

The government is distributing approx 15.18 lakhs laptops to the cooperative and college students. Till now, almost 37, 88,528 students have received the laptops in all five phases. According to the sources, the government has planned to distribute the laptops to 1.5 million students. All laptops are procured and bid through tender. The possibility of distributing will be more in the upcoming years soon.

Scheme name

Tamil Nadu free laptop scheme

Launched by

CM K. Palaniswar


For 10th and 12th students

Registration process   

Register online for this scheme

Organization Name

Tamil Nadu government


Contribution of students to higher studies


Tamil Nadu government scheme

Official website


According to Tamil Nadu free laptop scheme significant benefits launched by the government are mentioned below: 

  • This scheme helps the students to get educated in the computer field also with all the modern technology. 
  • All students who have received the laptops are expected to learn more in further studies.
  • Through the laptops. Students can quickly know about the world of the internet. You can efficiently process new techniques and various applications with laptops.
  • Through laptops, you can easily book the flight tickets online also air tickets, etc
  • This scheme plays a vital role in student professional fields also. You can easily connect with the computer world. 

Eligibility Criteria

For students to take advantage of the free laptop scheme the government has issued some guidelines for students to pass these guidelines, students have to fill some eligibility criteria read the following details:

  • Students who are permanent residents of Tamil Nadu can avail of this free laptop scheme.
  • Students from government schools or other schools will be able to avail of this laptop scheme.
  • The student can avail of this benefit of the programme that is passed 10th and 12th from the government or aided school.
  • In this scheme, the government has planned the special reservation to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes for the laptop distributions.

Documents Needed

This scheme is for students who have passed the 10th and 12th standard from school for their bright future. Students will need the following documents for this scheme to apply:

  • Aadhaar card
  • School id
  • Family income certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Government or aided college information

Registration Process for Tamil Nadu Free Laptop Scheme

All those students who applied for online registration for the free laptop scheme need to full-fill these following details:

1. First, you need to visit the official website of ERP software solution of the government of Tamil Nadu.

2. You will see the login section on the homepage of the website. After that, you will have to enter all the information asked in the application.

3. Applicants can log in to the site by entering your username, password, and code of captcha. The registration line will open, and you can apply for the scheme.

4. In this registration form, students have to fill all the necessary information related to the programme. Here, students have to fill the required details regarding the programme like class, roll number, and the other information.

5. Now, in the end, applicants have to click on the submit option after checking all the details entered in the registration form.

6. In that way, your registration will be completed for the Tamil Nadu free laptop scheme. 

7. In case if you are successfully registered for the free laptop scheme, your name will be published in the beneficiary list. The list will showcase as district wise.

Beneficiary List Check

Procedure how to check the beneficiary list of Tamil Nadu free laptop scheme these are details:

1. Firstly, you need the official website of the Tamil Nadu government.

2. Then, click on the "beneficiary list" option on the homepage of the website.

3. A PDF file will be open in front of you where you can check your details.

4. You can query details through the search by your name.

The Tamil Nadu government wants no adult to be left uneducated. This scheme helps those who are financially weak and cannot purchase the laptop. The state government of Tamil Nadu's main motive is to provide education to each person of the state.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who started the Free Laptop Scheme?

Free Laptop Scheme 2020 is an initiative that is taken by the state government of Tamil Nadu.

Q: What is the main motive of this scheme?

The main motive of the government behind launching this scheme is to help those students who are not financially secure as well as unable to buy laptops or computers. This scheme will also help encourage the students for their further studies as well as modern technology.

Q: How many laptops will be distributed under this scheme?

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has stated in this regard and said that 15 lakh laptops would be distributed to the students of low-income families under this scheme.

Q: Who can get benefit from this scheme?

10th and 12th students can get benefits from this scheme.

Q: What are the benefits of this scheme?

This scheme can contribute to students to higher education.