Kerala State Lottery
Kerala State Lotteries offers a different draw every day. There's one lottery per day from Monday to Sunday, all with different top prizes. On top of that, there are six Bumper Lotteries held throughout the year to celebrate major calendar events, making Kerala the top state in India when it comes to lottery opportunities.
The lottery programme was the first of its kind in India, and has been run by the Lottery Department of the Government of Kerala since 1967. The success of the lotto programme has inspired other states to follow the Kerala model. Draws take place in locations around the state, including the department headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), the capital of Kerala state.
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Kerala Weekly Lotteries
There are seven different weekly draws in Kerala, all of which take place at 3:00pm. Ticket prices are all Rs. 40 and each lottery has its own prize structure. You can find more information about each of the Kerala weekly lotteries below, including ticket prices, draw days, and First Prize amounts – select a lottery to view the latest results.
|Draw Day||Lottery Name||Ticket Price (Rs)||Top Prize (Rs)|
|Tuesday||STHREE SAKTHI||40||75 Lakhs|
|Thursday||KARUNYA PLUS||40||80 Lakhs|
Kerala Bumper Lotteries
Four Kerala Bumper Lotteries are held at different times throughout the year, celebrating festivals and seasonal events. Ticket prices for the Bumper Lotteries range from Rs. 100 to Rs. 300 and players can win up to Rs. 12 Crore in prize money. The Bumper Lotteries and months in which the draws occur are shown below.
|Draw Month||Bumper Lotteries|
|January||Xmas New Year Lottery|
|March||Summer Bumper Lottery|
|May||Vishu Bumper Lottery|
|July||Monsoon Bumper Lottery|
|September||Onam Bumper Lottery|
|November||Pooja Bumper Lottery|
Christmas New Year Lottery
The Christmas New Year Bumper Lottery takes place every January, or sometimes in early February. It boasts one of the biggest lottery prizes in India, with a huge first prize of over Rs. 10 crore to the lucky player who matches the winning code.
Summer Bumper Lottery
Tickets for Kerala State's Summer Bumper Lottery cost Rs. 150 each, and for that you get the chance to win a First Prize worth over Rs. 10 crore. The draw takes place every March and tickets are usually sold in five series – match the winning numbers, including the correct series, to win the First Prize.
Vishu Bumper Lottery
Vishu Bumper draws in Kerala take place in May, offering a top prize over ₹10 Crore, making it one of the biggest lotteries in the whole of India. Tickets cost Rs. 300 and are sold in six series with 10 total prize levels.
Monsoon Bumper Lottery
The Monsoon Bumper Lottery is held every July and in past years has offered a First Prize worth up to Rs. 10 crore. The ticket price varies from year to year, but are now on sale for Rs. 200 each.
Onam Bumper Lottery
The Onam Bumper is a lottery held in September for residents of Kerala and gives them the chance of winning a jackpot in excess of ₹20 Crore. Onam tickets cost Rs. 500 due to the massive first prize, and are sold in 10 total series of tickets.
Pooja Bumper Lottery
The last of the year's Bumper Lotteries in Kerala is the Pooja Bumper, which takes place in late November. Like many other lotteries in the state, this one is held at Sree Chitra Auditorium in Thiruvananthapuramin and it offers a First Prize of Rs. 10 crore.
Kerala Lottery FAQs
1. Where can I buy Kerala Lottery tickets?
You can purchase tickets from over 35,000 registered lottery agents and more than 100,000 retailers. The Kerala Lottery ticket rate ranges from Rs. 40 for weekly draws to Rs. 500 per ticket for bumper draws. For more information and to find your nearest agent, you should contact your district lottery office.
After you buy a ticket, write your name and address and sign your name on the back. This is how ticket ownership is determined, so don't take a risk of someone else claiming your prize. Keep your ticket in a safe place.To Top
2. Where can I find the latest Kerala Lottery results?
The Kerala lottery results are published the day after each draw has taken place and are available on the Kerala Lottery Results page. Results are also published in several leading dailies and are available from lottery agents where tickets have been purchased. For more information, you are advised to check with your local agent or district office.To Top
3. Where can I watch the Kerala Lottery draw?
Draws are held in various locations in the state of Kerala and members of the public are invited to watch the draws at each venue. Information about the venues are available from local lottery agents and through the media.To Top
4. How do I find out if I’ve won a prize?
Check the latest results from the Kerala Lottery online, then take your ticket to the nearest lottery agent or retailer to confirm if you have won a prize. They should also be able to confirm the amount of prize winnings due on a winning lottery ticket.To Top
5. How can I claim a Kerala Lottery prize?
Prizes up to Rs. 1 Lakh can be redeemed at a District Lottery Office.
Winnings above Rs. 1 Lakh must be claimed from the office of the Director of State Lotteries, located in Thiruvananthapuram, or from a bank - details are below. You must sign your name and write your name and address on the back of the winning ticket. You will also need to provide the following documents:
- Claim application and copy of both sides of the ticket
- Two passport-sized photos of the winner, confirmed by a Gazetted Officer or Notary
- A receipt form
- A guardianship certificate, if the winner is a minor
- Joint declaration, if there is a joint claim
- Copy of the PAN card
- Identity document such as Ration Card, Driving License, Passport, or Election ID card
Prizes may also be claimed via Nationalised, Scheduled or State / District Co-Operative banks. Take the ticket and the above documents, if required, to the bank. The bank will file the claim with the Director of State Lotteries with the follwing documents:
- Letter of authorisation from the winner
- Certificate from the receiving bank
- Certificate from the collecting bank
6. How long do I have to claim a prize?
Winnings must be claimed within 30 days of the draw date and the ticket holder must provide the necessary documents, including a claim application form, two passport photographs and a receipt for the prize money. You are also advised to sign the back of your ticket and include an address to prevent others from claiming winnings on your behalf.To Top
7. Do I have to pay tax on Kerala Lottery prize winnings?
For all prize winnings exceeding Rs. 10,000, an income tax of 30% shall be deducted. Claims made by agents are also liable to income tax at a rate of 10%. For more information, you are advised to contact the lottery district office.To Top
8. What is the ticket price for Kerala Lotteries?
The ticket rate for Kerala's weekly lotteries (Monday - Saturday) is Rs. 30. The ticket price for the Sunday Bhagyamithra weekly lottery is Rs. 100, however a larger First Prize is offered in this game.To Top