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ePass Karnataka Scholarship 2024: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Rewards Last Date

E Pass Karnataka Scholarship is a small initiative by the government of Karnataka which aims at providing financial assistance to the underprivileged section of society. The scholarships are Post Matric emphasizing the students belonging to backward classes. These schemes are disseminated through the electronic payment and application mode which is offered by the Department of Backward Classes Welfare, Government of Karnataka. This E- portal offers the facility of applying online for different Karnataka Post Matric Scholarships. To apply for any scheme you should be a domicile holder of the state. This is one and all portal that also offer a link to all treasuries, welfare departments, colleges, banks, and SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate).

With an objective to provide the best educational guidance, the ePass Karnataka portal has brought a change in the literacy rate of this state. It ensures hassle-free scholarship distribution where eligible candidates can apply for their higher studies. Read the complete article below to more about ePass Karnataka 2024 and also check the ePass application status.

Read this article till the end, to know each and every piece of information related to the E-Pass Scholarship.

What is the ePass Karnataka Scholarship?

A mentioned, The Department of Backward Classes Welfare (Government of Karnataka) has introduced a scholarship, named as ePass Karnataka Scholarship 2024, which is also getting popular by the name of KARePASS. It is also an electronic payment and application system that provide access to different scholarships.

The key objective of the ePass Scholarship is to help merit students to afford higher education. Under these schemes, the tuition fee will be paid by the Government in the form of a Scholarship to moderate the load to the backward classes.

Available ePass Karnataka Scholarship Schemes 2024

Here are some schemes offered under the E-Pass Karnataka Scholarship:-

  • Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) Scheme
  • Food & Accommodation Scholarship (FAAS) Scheme
  • Fee Concession (FC) Scheme

Besides the above-mentioned schemes, the E-Pass Portal also processes the KAR ePASS Applications for Pre-Matric Scholarships and Vidyasiri Schemes.

1- Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) Scheme

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme is a program that is offered under the Prime Minister’s New 15 point program for the welfare of underprivileged category students. The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students who are needy with their education status. The scholarship is running under various states and can be applied from August to January. Students can apply through the National scholarship portal. 

2- Food and Accommodation Scholarship (FAAS) Scheme 

The scholarship is offered to the students who are pursuing studies at the post-matric level in government /government-aided/housing colleges. Their family income should be between 1 lakh to 2.50 lakh P/A. Under this scholarship, the students will get training fees, laboratory fees, sports fee readers charge up to INR 1,750 P/A. Apply through. The main of this scholarship is to support the education of needy students who are domicile holders of Karnataka. The scholarship offered by the Karnataka Education Department.

3- Fee Concession (FC) Scheme 

E pass Karnataka Fee Concession Scheme is offered to the students pursuing post-graduate courses and their annual income should be 1 lakh to 2.50 lakh P/A. Apply through The main of this scholarship is to help needy students in terms of their education. The scholarship is offered by the Karnataka Education Department.

Eligibility Criteria For ePass Scholarships?

Before applying, ePass Scholarships carefully read all of the Eligibility Requirements for the scholarships:-

Scholarship's NameEligibility Financial Reward

E-Pass Karnataka Post Matric Scholarship

To acquire this scholarship:-

  • The scholar must be a student at the post-matriculation level of education.
  • For Category 1, the annual family income of the scholar's family shouldn't exceed INR 1.50 Lacs P/A
  • For Category 2A, 3A & 3B the annual family income of the scholar's family shouldn't exceed INR 2 Lacs P/A

The financial reward of this scholarship is up to INR 3,500 P/ A.

E-Pass Karnataka Food & Accommodation Scholarship (FAAS)

To acquire this scholarship:-

  • The scholar must be a student at the post-matric level in Government, Government Aided, or Housing colleges.
  • For Category 1 the annual family income of the applicant shouldn't exceed INR 2.50 Lacs P/ A & for Category 2A, 3A & 3B, the family income shouldn't exceed INR 5 Lacs.

The financial reward of this scholarship is up to INR 1500 Per Month for 10 months.

E-Pass Karnataka Fee Concession Scheme

To acquire this scholarship:-

  • The candidate must be a student of the post-graduation course.
  • For Category 1 the annual family income of the candidate shouldn't be more than INR 1,00,000. And for Category 2A, 3A & 3B the family income of the candidate shouldn't exceed INR 2.50 Lacs P/A
The financial Reward of this scholarship includes training & laboratory fee, sports fee, and readers' charge up to INR 1,750 P/ A.

ePass Karnataka Scholarship Online Application Procedure

Follow up these steps mentioned below, and you'll be applying for the E-Pass Karnataka scholarship, without any difficulty:-

  1. Open the Official Website through this link 
  2. In the Student Zone tab, select the scheme you wish to apply for.
  3. Carefully read all the details about the application.
  4. Now, fill-up all the required details in the E-Pass Application Form.
  5. Upload all of the documents required for the E-Pass Application Form.
  6. Click on Submit to end & complete the application process
Important Documents for ePass Karnataka Scholarship Fresh Application

This is the list of documents required for the E-Pass Karnataka Scholarship:-

  • Father's Aadhar Card Number
  • Family Income Certificate
  • Residential Certificate
  • Admission Certificate
  • Bank Passbook Page
  • Bonafide Certificate
  • Candidate's Aadhar Card Number
  • Mother's Aadhar Card Number
  • School or College issued Transfer Certification

After submission of the application form, the candidates will receive the updated status of the E-Pass Scholarship, on their registered mobile phone number or E-Mail ID. If candidates do not receive any acknowledgment, then visiting the official website to know the status of the scholarship will be the best option.

Rewards For ePass Karnataka Scholarship

The key objective of the ePass Karnataka Scholarship is to provide financial assistance for admission & course/ tuition fees and maintenance allowance. Eligible candidates will get INR 1500 as a Scholarship Amount. 

What Is ePass Karnataka Scholarship Status?

Karnataka state yearly offers financial assistance to the students who are willing to take their education ahead and want to make their future bright. The main aim of this scholarship is to promote education in the state by supporting meritorious and deserving students. The state government of Karnataka has introduced this E Pass scholarship system to make sure that every student is encouraged to study hard. Through this scholarship students according to their eligibility can apply for pre and Post Matric scholarships. Under the scheme, students who are from category and lower backward sections can apply and also who are domicile holders of Karnataka. Besides, students can check their scholarship status also from the same portal.

How to Check ePass Karnataka Scholarship Status by Application Number

The candidate who has completed their registration process can also check the application status on the ePass Karnataka Scholarship. Through which they will come to know that how far the processing of their application has gone. They can track application status online till gets approved finally. Candidates can check the status of the application form (Fresh & Renewal) online whether their form is submitted or not. If any mistakes did during filling the application form will automatically lead to rejection. Students can follow the below steps to ePass status check online  -

  • Firstly, Visit the portal on and enter your application number
  • Secondly, Select the year for which you want to check scholarship status
  • Thirdly, Select your Pass type for SSLC
  • Fourth Step, enter your passing year
  • On Fifth Step, enter your registration number of SSLC

ePass Scholarship Last Date

To check the final date of applying, along with other important dates, visit the portal ePass kar through this link, and attain all the necessary information related to closure dates of the scholarship & its schemes.

Upcoming Scholarships On ePass or Portal

There are many scholarships coming this year which is available on the KarnatakaePass portal. Here we mention the complete details of available scholarships:

  • Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship

Prathibha Puraskar Scholarship is driven by the government of Karnataka for the educational and even overall upliftment of the backward classes of the state of Karnataka.
Devaraja Arasu Prathibha Scholarship has been invited to the students from Backward Classes who have attended the SSLC/ Secondary PUC for the year 2022 and scored 90% and above in the Annual Examination in March and April 2022.
This is a new initiative as through this system the money directly reaches the registered candidates. The applicants who are interested in the same must register on the official site and the link for the registration and more details about the Prathibha Puraskar 2021 will be given ahead.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should be a citizen of the state of Karnataka.
  • The candidate should be a student of a school in the state for at least 7 years (consecutively).
  • The applicant must be having at least 90% in any of the government-recognized boards.
  • The candidate must be from the backward class of the society and must attach valid proof (caste certificate).
  • The applicant must be in SSLC or PUC in March- April 2023.

Reward Of Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 

CourseReward Amount
SSLCINR 10,000
Second PUCINR 15,000
Graduation / Postgraduate (General)INR 20,000
Professional Degree / Professional Master’s Degree 
(Technical, Related Science & Medical)
INR 25,000

Last Date to Apply Candidates must fill their application form before 31st December 2023 ( Tentative)

To Apply For Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 2023 Click Here

  • Vidyasiri Scholarship 2024

Vidyasri Scholarship is offered by the Department of Backward Classes Welfare, Government of Karnataka. It is available for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD students who are studying in post-matriculation (After 10th) courses. The main of the scholarship is to uplift the education system of Karnataka. Many schools and colleges are associated with this scheme to offer financial support to candidates who cannot afford their education. Eligible candidates can apply through

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should be a permanent resident of Karnataka.
  • Candidates must be studying in Post Matric courses recognized by the Karnataka Government.
  • For Backward caste and PWD candidate family income should not be more than 1 lakh P/A.
  • For SC/ST candidate’s income should not be more than 2 lakh per annum

Rewards of Vidyasri Scholarship

The selected candidates will get a scholarship that includes the full course, hostel fees, and other allowances of INR 1500 per month.

Important Dates:

An application form is available in August month & the last date to apply for this scholarship is November month.

  • Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship

Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship organized by PRS Legislative Research for bachelor's degree holders. The objective of this fellowship is to provide an opportunity for the young candidates to be mentored by a Member of Parliament for a period of 10-11 months. Selected applicants will get the chance to engage with experts from different sectors and understand the progress issues and imp policy of the country, during the fellowship they also get INR 20,0000 per month.


  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • He/She should be 25 years of age or below
  • The candidate must have at least a Bachelor's degree in any field of study.

Deadline: To apply before 31st Dec 2024.

Get More information Karnataka ePASS Contact Details

The ePASS Karnataka scholarship details are given below:

  • Address: No. 16/D, 3rd Floor, Devraj Urs Bhavan,
    Millers Tank Bed Road, Vasanth Nagar,
    Bangalore – 560052.
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: 8050770005

Frequently Asked Questions For ePass Karnataka Scholarship

Ques: Can anyone explain about ePass scholarship in brief?
Ans: All of the scholarship schemes listed on the ePass portal are commonly known as ePass scholarships. These schemes include Pre-Matric Scholarships, Post-Matric Scholarships & Overseas Scholarships.

Ques: How can we apply for the E-Pass Scholarship?
Ans: Above in the article, there is a full-fledge application process that has been mentioned, in a step-wise format. Follow those steps and you'll be a successful applicant for the scholarship, in no time.

Ques: How will I get the scholarship amount?
Ans: The amount of the scholarship will be transferred into the candidates' bank accounts through DBT (Direct Bank Transfer)

Ques: How to check if I have received my application number or not?
Ans: After registration, each student will receive the application number via his/ her registered mail or mobile number. In case the applicant lost his/ her application number, then without worrying, the applicant can retrieve it through the official online portal of the scholarship.

Ques: Please revise the last date to apply for the ePass Scholarship?
Ans: Application forms are currently available for both renewal and fresh registration. However, the last date to apply for the E-Pass Karnataka Scholarship is 31st January 2024.

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  • VIJAYKUMAR KAVALAPURE 16th December 2019
    Dear Sir, My daughter Ms.Amruta passed SSLC in 2019 with 91 % Karnataka Secondary Exam Board Bengaluru. As per scheme she is elgible for PM scholar ship award of 25000/- But I am unable to get how to apply. Please help me out Regards Vijaykumar B Kavalapure
    • 17th December 2019
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