Pre-Matric Scholarship for Backward Classes Students
The Department of Backward Classes Welfare


Scholarship Overview

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. 


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

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by February2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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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

How To 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.