Pre-Matric Scholarship for Backward Classes Students, Karnataka 2021-22

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EligibilityBackward Classes Students
AwardVariable awards

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About the Program

The Department of Backward Classes Welfare, Government of Karnataka is inviting applications for Pre-Matric Scholarship for Backward Classes Students, Karnataka 2021-22 from students of Backward Classes studying in Class 1 to 10. The selected scholars will receive variable awards under this scheme. 

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for Backward Classes Students, Karnataka 2021-22 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Be a permanent resident of Karnataka
    • Belong to Backward Classes notified by Government of India or State Government
    • Be pursuing studies at a pre-secondary level from a non-subsidized private institution accredited by a local organization/subsidiary organization/government
    • Have an annual family income of less than INR 44,500
    • Have obtained at least 75% attendance in the previous class
    • Have students who have failed in the previous class are not eligible for scholarships

    Eligible candidates will receive variable awards under this scheme:

    Class Boy/Girl Adhoc Grant Total
    From 1 to 5 250/- 500/- 750/-
    From 6 to 8 400/- 500/- 900/-
    From 9 to 10 500/- 500/- 1,000/-
    • Mark sheets of previous examinations passed
    • Caste certificate
    • Income certificate
    • Aadhar card
    • Bank account details
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship online through the following steps -
    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button below.
    Step 2: Read all the instructions carefully and tick on 'I have gone through all the instructions. 
    Step 3: Fill in all the required details and complete the application form. 
    Step 4: Submit the application. 

Important Dates

Application deadline: 20th April 2021

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will be based on their academic merit and financial need. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • Students admitted to government colleges/residential colleges are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. 
  • If a candidate is attending more than one course of study, he/she is not eligible to apply. 
  • Only two sons of a family can apply for this scheme. However, there is no such restriction for female candidates.  

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