Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities (Karnataka) 2020-21

Key Information

Conducted By Government of Karnataka
Eligibility Students of Karnataka domicile
Region Karnataka
Rewards Admission fee, Tuition fee, and Maintenance Allowance
Last Date of Application November 30, 2020

Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities of Karnataka is aimed at providing financial assistance to the minorities to pursue their higher education. The scholarship rewards include a waiver in tuition and admission fee, and maintenance allowance is provided. The last date to apply for the scholarship is 30 November 2020.

Scholarship Quick Links:

The quick links for ease-of-access are given below:

Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities of Karnataka Eligibility Criteria:

The criteria that the candidates have to adhere to before applying for the scholarship are:

  • The applicant must belong to a minority community i.e Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains
  • He/ She must have scored at least 50% in their previous semester/ year examination
  • The annual family income of the candidate must not exceed INR 2 lakhs
  • Only for students of Karnataka domicile
  • Students pursuing certificate courses or correspondence education are not eligible
  • Candidates from other states studying in Karnataka are not eligible

Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities of Karnataka Rewards and Benefits:

The rewards and benefits provided under this scheme are mentioned below:

Item Hosteler Day Scholar
Tuition and admission fee for Classes XI-XII Maximum Ceiling: INR 7.000 p.a Maximum Ceiling: INR 7.000 p.a
Tuition and admission fee for technical and vocational courses of XI and XII level Maximum Ceiling: INR 10,000 p.a Maximum Ceiling: INR 10,000 p.a
Tuition and admission fee for undergraduate, postgraduate Maximum Ceiling: INR 3,000 p.a Maximum Ceiling: INR 3,000 p.a
Maintenance Allowance for Classes XI and XII including technical and vocational courses at this level INR 380 per month INR 230 per month
Maintenance Allowance for courses other than technical and professional courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level INR 570 per month INR 300 per month
Maintenance Allowance for M.Phil and Ph.D. students INR 1200 per month INR 550 per month

Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities (Karnataka) Application Process:

The step-by-step application procedure is furnished below:

  • Interest candidates need to visit the official website National Scholarship Portal.
  • The students will need to register as a new user and read the guidelines carefully
  • He/ She will have to fill in all the details and select Karnataka as the state of domicile
  • Once the registration process is complete, the students will need to re-login
  • The portal will complete the OTP authorization process after this
  • Now the candidate fill in the application form and upload the required documents
  • Before submitting the application, re-check all the information as no changes can be made later on

Documents Required for the Scholarship Application:

The documents required to apply for the scholarship are:

  • Fee receipts
  • Previous year/ sem marks card
  • Institute verification form
  • Income certificate issued by competent authority declared by the State Government/ UT administration
  • Self-declared Minority community certificate
  • Proof of bank account
  • Copy of Aadhaar card
  • 2 passport size photos

Selection Process Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities:

The selection of the awardees is solely based on financial income and status. If the family income of two students is the same, the older candidates will be chosen on the basis of Date of Birth.

Contact Details:

  • Email ID: [email protected]
  • Fax Number: 080-22865958
  • Address: Directorate of Minorities, 20th Floor, Vishveshwaraiah Tower, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka

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