All About "Karunya (KR)" the Kerala Weekly Lottery

Karunya Weekly Lottery Overview

Karunya lottery is drawn on every Saturday of the week. Karunya lottery was the first Kerala weekly lottery which was dedicated for a philanthropic cause. In the budget of 2011-2012 Kerala finance minister Sri.K.M Mani presented a scheme named "Karunya Benevolent Scheme" and set aside the profit from the Karunya lottery to support financially backward people who are suffering from critical illness. The first draw of Karunya lottery was conducted on 24/09/2011 at Sri Chitra Home Auditorium, Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram. The first prize offered was Rs.1 Crore. The MRP of a ticket was Rs.50/- only. 

The tickets were released in five series. There was a second prize of Rs.10 Lakh   for one ticket common to all series.  Third prize was Rs.1 Lakh to five tickets one from each series. The first letter of the ticket series always start on the letter "K" which represent Karunya. After some time "Karunya Plus" lottery which replaced the draw of "Pratheeksha" was also added to the same benevolent fund as an extra support. Now vide order No: S1/29375/17/DSL dated : 28-06-2017 Kerala government has revised the prize structure of Karunya lottery. This implementation is effective from the 302nd draw of Karunya lottery which was held on 15-07-2017. The first prize was reduced to Rs.75 lakh from KR-302nd draw and the price of a ticket was also reduced to Rs.30/-. Number of series were increased to 12 and maximum number of the tickets printed are raised to 1 crore 08 lakh. Number of  low tier prizes were also raised considerably. Now 1 second prizes of Rs.10 Lakh  and 12 third prizes of Rs. 1 Lakh are also offered. Other prizes fall below from Rs.5000/- to Rs.100/- in eight slabs. The total prize amount provided is Rs.14,82,66,000/- in 1,86,865 prizes.

Kerala lottery  Karunya Lottery Result

Understanding the Ticket of Karunya Lottery

Below is the front view of Kerala Weekly Lottery "KARUNYA" and its Explanations.
Understanding the ticket of KARUNYA Lottery front view

1. Kerala Lottery Name : KARUNYA Lottery.
2. First Prize Amount of Karunya lottery : Rs.75 Lakh.
3. Draw Number  : KR-324.
4. Second Prize : Rs. 10 Lakhs (Rs. 10 Lakh X 1 tickets).
5. Third Prize 12 lakh (Rs. 1 Lakh X 12 tickets) 
6. MRP of a Karunya Lottery Ticket : Rs.30/-.
7. Other lower prizes of Rs.5000/-,Rs.2000/-, Rs.1000/-, Rs.500/- and Rs.100/-.  
9. Draw date and Time of Karunya lottery : 16.12.2017 : 3:00 PM.
10. Secret code of the Karunya lottery ticket.
11. Bar code of the Karunya lottery ticket.
12. Karunya lottery ticket Number.
13. Bar code of the Karunya lottery ticket number.
14. Security warning about keeping Karunya tickets safe with out any tampering.
15. Designation of official Kerala lottery department on Karunya Lottery
16. Signature of the Director of Kerala State Lotteries on  Karunya Lottery
17. Karunya  lottery ticket number in counter foil cutting.

Rear view of  "KARUNYA"
Understanding the ticket of KARUNYA Lottery BACK view

1. Kerala Government Seal behind the Karunya lottery ticket.
2. Prize Structure of Kerala Weekly Lottery "Karunya Lottery draw".
3. Terms and conditions of "Karunya lottery draw".
4. Space to write your name and address behind the Karunya lottery ticket .
5. Space to put your signature behind the Karunya lottery ticket.
6. Kerala State Government emblem behind the Karunya lottery ticket.
7. Kerala Lottery Agent's Seal behind the Karunya lottery ticket.

Terms & Conditions behind the Karunya lottery ticket 

1. You should affix your name and signature in the back side of the Karunya lottery ticket as soon as you buy the ticket.

2. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes are drawn from the sold tickets only. Number of remaining prizes of Karunya draw will depend up on the sale of the tickets. Rs. 10,000/- will be provided to 11 Karunya lottery tickets which match the same number of the first prize winning Karunya ticket but differ in series as Consolation Prize.

3. About the deductions in Karunya draw: 10% of the prize money of 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes prizes will be deducted from the amount of the winner of the Karunya lottery and provided to the Kerala Lottery Agent who sold the winning Karunya ticket. 10% of the prize money will be provided to the Kerala lottery agents who sold the winning Karunya tickets in the category of 4th to 8th prize from the government fund.   

4. The winners should present the winning Karunya tickets for the claim with in 30 days of the draw date.
5. The prize winners of Karunya draw from other states should present the winning tickets of Karunya lottery to the directorate of Kerala lotteries. 

6. Altered or tampered Karunya lottery tickets will be denied from the prizes. Only the highest prize will be awarded to a Karunya lottery ticket for its number. Income tax and other taxes if any according to the law will be deducted from the prize money of Karunya lottery.

7. The legal jurisdiction of Karunya lottery will Thiruvananthapuram.

Prize structure of Karunya Lottery

Current prize Structure 


(KR-302 On wards | Dated : 15/07/2017 )

Current revised prize structure of "Karunya (KR)" lottery is published below, which is drawn on every Saturday. This prize structure is prevailing from the 302nd draw of Karunya  lottery held on July 15, 2017. The important changes are the increase of the number of series from 10 to 12 resulting thus total number of tickets jump up from 90 Lakh to 1 Crore 8 Lakh. To compensate the increase in the total number of tickets the Kerala lottery department has decided to upsurge the number of prizes especially the lower slab prizes, which are from fourth (Rs.5,000/-) to eighth (Rs.100/-) prizes. Now the total number of prizes are increased to 1,86,865. The amount set aside for the prize pool is also raised from 40% to 50%. A total of Rs. 14,82,66,000/- is set aside to be distributed as prize money for every draw of Karunya lottery. An amount of Rs. 1,48,26,600/- is to be disbursed as agency commission in Rs.9,70,000/- is deducted from the prize amount of higher prize (first to third) winners and remaining Rs.1,38,56,600/- is provided from the government fund to the agents who sold the winning ticket.  

Prize Structure of Kerala weekly Lottery_Karunya

General Information:-

  1. There will be 12 series starting with letter "K" and A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M or N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V,  X, Y, Z will be inserted as second letters in alternate draws.
  2. Maximum number of the tickets in each series will be 9 lakh (printed according to the sale).
  3.  Maximum number of the tickets will be One Crore Eight Lakh.
  4. Draw will be held at Sree Chitra Auditorium, Pazhvangadi, east Fort , Thiruvanathapuram on every Saturday at 3.00 PM.
  5.  A total number of prize money Rs.14,82,66,000/- will be disbursed in 1,86,865 prizes.

Prize details:-

  1. First Prize : Rs.75 Lakh (1 Common to all Series) - 1 Prize.
  2. Second Prize : Rs.10 Lakh (1 Common to all series) - 1 Prize.
  3. Third Prize : Rs. 1 Lakh (One prizes in each series) - 12 Prize.
  4. Fourth Prize : Rs. 5,000/- (By drawing last 4 digits 9 times) - Up to 9720 Prizes.
  5. Fifth prize : Rs. 2,000/- (By drawing last 4 digit 12 times) - Up to 12,960 Prizes.
  6. Sixth Prize : Rs. 1,000/- (By drawing last 4 digits 32 times) - Up to 34,560 Prizes.
  7. Seventh Prize : Rs. 5,00/- (By drawing last 4 digits 38 times) - Up to 41,040 Prizes.
  8. Eight Prize : Rs. 1,00/- (By drawing last 100 times) - Up to 88,560 Prizes.
  9. Consolation Prizes : Rs. 10,000/-(For those which match all digits of 1st prize) - 11Prizes.

Terms & Conditions:-

  1. One should affix his\her name and address on the place given behind the ticket as soon as it is bought .
  2. 1 to 3 prizes are drawn only from the sold tickets. Number of prizes other than these will be depended on the number of ticket sold .
  3. 1 to 3rd prizes are liable for a deduction of 10% of the Prize money which shall be awarded to the agents who sold the winning tickets. 10% of the prize money of 4 to 8 category prizes and consolation prizes will be awarded as agency commission from the Government fund.
  4. The winners should surrender the Karunya winning tickets within 30 days of draw. Winners of 1 to 3rd prize of Karunya shall submit the tickets to the lottery Directorate with relevant documents directly or through Nationalized / Scheduled / State or District Co-operative bank. Copy of winning tickets dully filled with the name and address of the winner, two passport size photos attested by a Gazette officer, self attested Pan Card copy and Identity proof with photos and addresss affixed on the ticket, a receipt dully signed affixing a revenue stamp for Rs 1/- on it and fill with winners name, signature and address, copy of Bank account pass book of the winner with IFSC code shall be produced along with the claim application .
  5. Claims from outside of Kerala should be directly submitted to the directorate lotteries.
  6. Forged or damaged Karunya lottery tickets will be denied from prize money.One ticket of Karunya shall be awarded with one highest prize only. Income tax and other taxes if any will be deducted from the Karunya prize money as per current laws.
  7. The Jurisdiction of Karunya Kerala lottery will be Thiruvanathapuram. Only some important terms & conditions are published behind the ticket. Visit below websites for more details.

Terms and Conditions of Kerala Lottery "Karunya"
Terms and Conditions of Kerala Lottery "Karunya"

Chance of Winning in Karunya Lottery

Kerala Lottery Result Today

 Kerala lottery "Karunya" is drawn on every Saturday. The current prize structure of Karunya lottery is in effect from the draw of KR-302 on July 15, 2017. The chance of winning a prize in the draw of this lottery is provided below. This odds of winning table is according to the latest prize structure of Karunya lottery. These calculation are with the assumption that all the tickets printed for the draw are sold and the chance of winning is calculated against one ticket. Number of prizes, total number of tickets and the prize structure decide the winning chance of a lottery.

Currently Karunya lottery tickets are printed in 12 series each series containing 9,00,000 tickets thus a total of One Crore Eight Lakh tickets. The prizes are disbursed in 8 tiers and one tier of consolation prize. A total number of 1,86,865 prizes are awarded in this draw.

Kerala State Lotteries
Chance of Winning Workout 
Total 108 Lakh Tickets | MRP of one Ticket Rs.30/-   
Tickets in 12 Series | Draw on every Saturday
Category of Prize
Details of Prize
Amount of Prize
No. of Prizes
Chance of Winning
Common to all series
Common to all series
One prizes in each series
Last four digits to be drawn 9 times
Up to 9,720
Last four digits to be drawn 12 times
Up to 12,960
Last four digits to be drawn 32 times
Up to 34,560
Last four digits to be drawn 38 times
Up to 41,040
Last four digits to be drawn 82 times
Up to 88,560
Consolation Prize
Matching the first prize number
Overall chance of winning any prize
These odds of Winning Table is created on the assumption that all the 108 lakh tickets are sold
The First to Third prizes will be drawn in full coming under the assured portion of prizes
4th to 8th prizes will be under variable portion depending upon the sale of tickets

Note : This odds of winnings of Kerala lottery are calculated on the assumption that all the 1,08,00,000 tickets are sold and the chances are against one ticket. Chances of winning of  a lottery will change as the prize structure of the lottery changes.

Final Amounts Paid in Karunya Lottery

A winner of Kerala lottery may think that, he will get the whole sum of the prize which is offered in the prize structure of Kerala lotteries. No that is not the real fact. As run by a department follows rule of taxation strictly. There are two types of deductions commonly from the upper prizes of Kerala lotteries . 
1) 10% of the winning amount as Kerala lottery agency commission 
2) 30% of the amount after the deduction of Kerala lottery agency commission as income tax.

Income tax surcharge of 12% of the income tax may be deducted from the winning as in which the amount exceeds Rs.1 crore after above said 2 deductions.

Below we have given a table explaining how much will a winner of Kerala weekly lottery "KARUNYA" will get after deductions. note that all Kerala lottery prizes are awarded in lump sum.

Many of the Kerala lottery buyers are not aware of the approximate prize money that they get after winning the Kerala lottery, in fact it helps us to know and to beware of fraudsters.

Total Prize Amount

Deductions from the Winner
Amount  Paid
to the Winner
(Rs.) (10%)
Income Tax








In the case of Kerala weekly lottery "KARUNYA", actually the winner has to suffer deductions in first 2 prize tiers only from 3rd to 8th prize and on consolation prizes nothing is deducted from the winner of Kerala lottery "KARUNYA".

Today the Kerala lottery has a big influence in our society, Kerala lottery department is changing the fortunes of the winners of the Kerala lottery ticket. Kerala ottery is providing weekly based tickets and Bumper tickets. The reults will be published in the website of Kerala lottery department daily around 3.30 PM. The Kerala lottery buyers can buy the ticket from the nearby lottery agency or from the ridden sellers. If you are lucky enough you wil definitely blessed with the first prize of Kerala lottery tickets. You can check the reults in official sites or in our site WWW.KERALALOTTERIES.INFO  .

Kerala lottery results are also published in the official websites of Kerala lottery department and you can verify Kerala lottery results in main newspapers released on next day in Kerala. The final and authorized source of Kerala lottery results is the "government gazette" published by state government of Kerala. winner's of Kerala lotteries are requested to verify their results in the gazette before submitting the ticket for claim. Click her to go to Kerala Government gazette Page. We are publishing Kerala lottery results with utmost care, so there is no chance of errors in the result numbers published . Kerala lottery "live results are released from the drawing spot, so the result numbers will not be in ascending order. there may be some mistakes in live results due to communication errors. Kerala lottery live results are meant for informational and curiosity purpose only. you have to verify published in our site before destroying the tickets.

Prize Claiming 

Karunya lottery offers a total number of 1,86,865 prizes. The prize claiming procedures for different prizes of Karunya  lottery change according to the amount of the prizes. Learn how to claim a prize that has been won from the Karunya draw.   
Prize claim procedure of Karunya  lottery

"Prize Claim Procedure of Karunya Lottery"

Winning Statistics of Previous Karunya draws

How the slots of the drawing panels are inclined in the draws of Karunya lottery? Have a look on the slot wise study of Karunya draws.
     Winning statistics of previous Karunya  draws
"Repetition of winning digits in the Karunya draws"

Guessing Competitions on Karunya draws

You can fill your hops and exceptions here in Guessing Competitions on Karunya draw. Not related to Kerala lottery department or it's draws.   
Guessing competitions on Karunya draws
"Interesting competitions on Karunya draw"

Predictions about Karunya draws

Go through some winning number predictions on Karunya  draws based on stimulated mock computer draws. Do not claim any authenticity or relation with the real draws. Karunya predictions start from 5:00 PM on every Wednesday.
Winning number predictions on Karunya  lottery
"Winning number predictions on Karunya lottery draw"

Karunya past draw check easy results

Find all the check easy results published of Karunya from KR-01 Kerala lottery draw conducted on 03-April-2014.
Check easy results of Karunya  lottery draws
"Previous Karunya check easy results"

Official result copies of Karunya lottery draws

Official result copies of all Karunya draws are published here in JPEG formats for easy view. 
Official result copies of Karunya lottery draws
"Karunya lottery result official copies"

Descriptive results of Karunya lottery draws

Descriptive results helps newbies to understand how Karunya lottery winning numbers are drawn
 Descriptive results of Karunya  lottery draws
"Kerala lottery results of Karunya in descriptions"

History of KARUNYA Lottery

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