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Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities of Karnataka 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Sep-2017
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AwardAdmission fee, Tuition fee, and maintenance allowance
EligibilityClass 11 to Ph.D.
Scholarship provider contact details

Directorate of Minorities, 20th Floor, Vishveshwaraiah Tower, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru-560001 Fax No. 080-22865958, Email:

What is Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities of Karnataka 2017?

The Government of Karnataka has announced Post Matric Scholarship 2017 for minorities with an aim to encourage and provide financial assistance to the minorities so that they can continue their higher education.The scholarship is mainly for communities like Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must-

  • Belong to the minority. Note- Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains come under this category.
  • Have scored 50% marks and above in their previous Semester ( for semester wise courses) or previous year (for year wise courses).
  • Not have the annual income of the  Parents/ Guardians from all sources more than Rs.2 Lakh. 
  • Have domicile of Karnataka. Note- Students of Karnataka domicile studying in other states are also eligible to apply in Karnataka.


  • Students pursuing correspondence education and certificate courses or training are not eligible.
  • Students of other states studying in Karnataka are not eligible to apply from Karnataka.


How can you apply ?

Follow the steps in order to apply-


Step 1-  Click here to go to the website.
Step 2- Click on “New User? Register”.
Step 3- Read the guidelines carefully and click on “Continue” button.
Step 4- Select the state of domicile as Karnataka and fill in all the details.
Step 5- Check Aadhar consent in the check box.
Step 6- Click on the “Register”. Note- Student registration ID will be displayed.Note down the Student Registration ID number for further reference and inquiries.
Step 7- Click on “Continue” to open the login page.
Step 8- Re-Login using Student Registration ID Number and Date of Birth in format (DD/MM/YYYY). Note- After Login, Student will get OTP of 5 digits on Registered Mobile Number.
Step 9- Confirm OTP & Change password accordingly.Note- It will take to Student’s Home Page.
Step 10- Click “Application Form” and enter Registration Details, Academic Details, and Basic Details.
Step 11- Click on “Save & Continue” to Switch on to Next Page.
Step 12- Enter your contact details and choose the scheme. 
Step 13- Select “MERIT CUM MEANS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES MINORITIES CS” for Merit Cum Means courses (Including Listed Institutes). 
Step 14- After selecting the scheme, in the same page -an Upload Document section will be displayed - upload the documents therein.
Step 15- Click on Final Submit and take a print on clicking the print button for reference and as an Acknowledgement.


  • Re-check all the entries, uploaded documents, before finally submitting the application, as there will be no provision to amend or alter it thereafter.
  • ​Supported file types for uploading documents- PDF, JEP, JEPG. Maximum file size is 100KB.

Step 1- Go to Website 
Step 2- Click on “Apply for Renewal” button.
Step 3- Student have to Login using Last year Student Registration ID Number and Date of Birth in format (DD/MM/YYYY).
Step 4- After login will take you to Student’s Home Page
Step 5- Click “Pre-Filled Information” button and Check your last year details.
Step 6- Click “Apply for Renewal’’ & enter below Renewal details
Step 7- Click on Final Submit. Take a print on Clicking print Button for reference and as an Acknowledgement.


Ques- Can I edit the information already saved and up-to what time?
A- All the information can be edited till the closure of application form. After final submission, your application will be forwarded to the next level and application hereby cannot be edited.
Ques- Which fields in the application form are mandatory?
A- Fields provided with the red asterisk (*) mark are mandatory fields.

Click here for more FAQs.


Terms and Conditions

Documents required-

  • Marks Cards -
    • Previous year/Sem Mark Card.
    • Previous Course Marks Card.
  • Fee Receipts.
  • Declarations -
    • Institute Verification Form.
    • Income Certificate. Note- Income certificate from the employer for employed parents/guardian or Certificate to be issued by the Competent.Authority declared by the State Government/ UT Administration.
    • Self-Declaration of Minority Community Certificate by the Students
  •  Proof of bank account in the name of the student (1st page Xerox copy of bank passbook).
  • Aadhar Card Xerox copy.
  • Passport size 2 Photos.

Note- Post Matric students are advised to prepare two sets of their application along with the required documents, submit one full set to the Principal of your Institution and another Set to the District Officer for Minorities of your District.

Award details-


Sl. No.



Day scholar


Admission and tuition fee for classes XI and XII.

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of INR 7,000 p.a.

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of INR 7,000 p.a.


Admission and course/tuition fee for technical and vocational courses of XI and XII level.(Includes fees/charges of INR 10,000 p.a. INR 10,000 p.a. for raw materials, etc.)

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of INR 10,000 p.a.

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of INR 10,000 p.a.


Admission and tuition fee for undergraduate, post graduate.

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling maximum ceiling of INR 3,000 p.a.

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling maximum ceiling of INR 3,000 p.a.


Maintenance allowance for 10 months only in an academic year (Includes expenses for study material, etc.)


  1. Classes XI and XII including technical and vocational courses of this level.
  2. Courses other than technical and professional courses at undergraduate and post graduate level.
  3. M. Phil and Ph.D. (For those researchers who are not awarded any fellowship by university or any other authority)






INR 380 p.m





INR 570 p.m.





INR 1200 p.m






INR 230 p.m





INR 300 p.m.





INR 550 p.m.

Note- Hostellers include students who are not staying in hostel of the school/institute concerned but are staying as paying guest or in rented accommodation in towns/cities which are not the places where their parents reside.



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