Updated On - September 22nd 2020, Updated By - Kapil Pal

Karnataka Scholarship 2020-21 For PUC, Degree and PG Students, List SC/ST/OBC/Minority Scholarship Last Date Application Form on ssp Karnataka gov in

The Karnataka Scholarship is a financial staircase for those students who got drop out of their education, because of financial disabilities. This scholarship is being provided by both government and private institutions. The primary aim of this scholarship is to uplift the education status of students who belong to backward castes. This is why this scholarship is forSC/ST & OBC Students. But after several surveys, some institutions have also availed this scholarship for students of the General caste group. 

Karnataka scholarship scheme 2020 is a present gift to those candidates who want to study but having poor financial support. The government will help only those students who are good in study. Students can continue the study in Under Graduate or professional courses with the Karnatak scholarship.

Check Out:Government Scholarship Schemes For 10th and 12th passed students

You are kindly advised to read this blog-article till the end, as it contains each necessary information you need to know regarding the Karnataka Scholarship application, like its eligibility, awards & benefits, last date to apply & How to Apply.

Top 18 Karnataka Scholarships 2020 To Apply: New List

  1. ICAR-IARI Division of Agricultural Chemicals Junior Research Fellowship 2020
  2. scholarship for puc students Karnataka 2020
  3. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students, Jammu and Kashmir 2020-21
  4. NITK Surathkal Junior/Senior Research Fellowship 2020
  5. MIT Manipal Department of Physics Project Fellowship
  6. UGC National Fellowship for Scheduled Caste Students (NFSC)
  7. IITM Research Associateship
  8. SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB-STAR)
  9. Research Fellowships under MRFP Research Fellow Program
  10. Debesh–Kamal Scholarship for higher Education/Research abroad
  11. R D Sethna Loan Scholarship 2020
  12. UGC NET Junior Research Fellowship
  13. K. C. Mahindra Scholarships for Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
  14. Aakash NEST 2020
  15. Indra Gandhi Institute of Development Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  16. 6th All India Online Essay Contest, Manthan 2020
  17. William J. Clinton Fellowship 2020-21
  18. MOMA Scholarship Merit cum Means (MCM) 
  19. Post-matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
  20. CPS International Science Supremo Olympiad 
  21. Scheme Of Overseas Scholarships For SC/ST
  22. Santoor Scholarship For Women's
  23. Vidyadhan Scholarship Program
  24. Shiksha Sahyog Scholarship for class 11th Students

Here we also describe all the steps by which one can easily fill the form through the official portal i.e.  www.sw.kar.nic.in or www.ssp.karnataka.gov.in

Minority, Pre, Post Matric Scholarship Karnataka 2020-21

1- ICAR-IARI Division of Agricultural Chemicals Junior Research Fellowship 2020

Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) are inviting eligible candidates to apply for ICAR-IARI Division of Agricultural Chemicals Junior Research Fellowship 2020. Students pursuing postgraduate degree projects will be selected to work on the research topic  “North India Centre for Water Technology Research in Agriculture”. The selected fellows will get INR 31,000 P/M with HRA from the third year of the result.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Age must be 35 years with M.Sc./M.Tech in soil science, agriculture engineering with the specification in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering /Irrigation and Drainage Engineering.
  • One must have a valid score of UGC/CSIR/ICAR-NET/GATE or Ph.D. in a relevant discipline.

Last date to apply 

Apply before 17th August 2020 and the walk-in interview is on 22nd August 2020.

2- Post-matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

The Scholarship Scheme for Minorities 2019-20 is offering by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. The purpose behind giving this scholarship is to financially support the talented or meritorious students belonging to the weaker section of the minority community. All those candidates who are studying in Class 11th & 12th and pursuing B.Com, ITI type courses can eligible for the scholarship. 30 % amount reserved for girls from the whole amount the scholarship.


  • Students get at least 50 % marks in the previous examination.
  • Candidate's family income should not exceed Rs 2 lacs per year.

Note: The process of Scholarship is online. Students apply by simply filling the online form. Ending date of the scheme - Update Soon

For Online Application Link Click here

3- IITM Research Associateship

IITM Research Associates ship is solely managed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IIMT). This invites Ph.D. degree holders. The selected fellows will get many benefits if selected through the interview. 


  • Doctorate degree in Meteorology /Atmospheric sciences /oceanography/physics/geophysics/statistics or relevant subject. 
  • Must be below 35 years of age as on 30.4.2020.


Selected candidates will get INR 47,000 per month.

Deadline to Apply: 31st July 2020

Apply Now: Click Here

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4- SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB-STAR)

Science and Engineering Research Board are inviting all the talented candidates to apply for SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB-STAR). The candidates' age between 40 and 50 years will be awarded for SERB projects as Principal Investigators. The selected candidates will get many benefits under this award. 


  • Must be Academic researchers of 40 to 50 years of age holding a regular position at an academic institution or recognized R&D institution.


INR 15,000 per month and other benefits.

Deadline: 27th July 2020

Apply:SERB Star Scholarship Here

5- NSDL Shiksha Sahyog Scholarship for Class 11th Students

Shiksha Sahyog Scholarship for class 11th Students is conducted by NSDL for those students who can not afford quality education due to high fees. The key objective of this scheme supports them in financial assistance. Those candidates who passed their 10th with 60% marks are eligible to apply for the Shiksha Sahyog Scholarship. The selected candidates will reward INR 5000. The application form is available on the official website, so interested candidates can apply before 31st May 2020.

6- 6th All India Online Essay Contest, Manthan 2020

The School of Pharmaceutical Management at IIHMR University, Jaipur has founded a scholarship called, 6th All India Online Essay Contest, Manthan 2020. This is basically an online essay writing test for pharmacy graduates and postgraduate pharmacy students. And, the financial reward it is carrying ranges from INR 5,000 to INR 15,000, plus a participation certification is confirmed to be provided. Any student studying B.Pharma, D.Pharma or M.Pharma can apply for this scholarship test, and that too without paying any entry fee. The final date to apply for this scholarship is 31st March 2020. Click on this scholarship for other necessary details.

7- Indra Gandhi Institute of Development Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2020 

Indra Gandhi Institute of Development Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2020 is launched by Indra Gandhi Institute of Development Research. Their main motive behind launching this scholarship is to provide financial support to the students so that they can continue their effective researches while pursuing their Ph.D. degrees. The age limit for this scholarship is 40 years, and the financial reward it is providing has a range up to INR 70,000 Per Month. If you are interested in knowing more about this scholarship, then click its title.

8- India Fellow Social Leadership Program 2020-21

India Fellow Social Leadership program hosted by India Fellow Organization. This fellowship helps young people become socially aware leaders of tomorrow and in the process helps them discover what they are truly meant to achieve in life. In the 13 months that follow, the India Fellows spend 12 months working full time on projects, complete training assignments, write blogs and at the same time engage intensely with their cohort and fellowship team.

Eligibility: Candidate who wants to apply for this fellowship must be a citizen of India and his/her age must be in between 21 to 28 years.

Deadline: Last Date to apply for India Fellow Social Leadership Program is 29th Feb 2020

9- William J. Clinton Fellowship 2020-21

AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship applications are open for the for Indian students 2020-21. 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with the development firms. Fellows work on expendable and sustainable development projects in the fields of livelihoods, education, and public health. Fellows through professional development and mentoring during their ten months of service.


  • Applicant must be a U.S. or Indian citizen, or a U.S. permanent resident;
  • Candidate between the ages of 21 and 34 on 01st September 2020;
  • He/she should complete an undergraduate or Bachelor’s degree before the start of the program on 1st September 2020

Last Date: The last date for apply this scholarship is 20th Jan 2020.

Explore more details for William J. Clinton Fellowship click here

10- UGC NET Junior Research Fellowship

The UGC-NET Junior Research Fellowship is a resourceful move that University Grants Commission makes every year. This scheme is built on the motive to encourage postgraduate students so they can step towards their higher education and studies, like M.Phil/Ph.D. without any kind of trouble. The duration of this fellowships' benefits is 2 years in which the selected applicant will receive INR 28,000 with HRA, and Escort Assistance. The last date to apply for this scheme is 16th April 2020. It would be better to hurry up and click on this fellowship's title for more details.

11- R D Sethna Loan Scholarship 2020

RD Sethna Foundation calls for applications from 12th passed students and above who are willing to Commercial, Undertake Technical, Industrial or Scientific Studies in India and overseas. The main aim of this scholarship at assisting outstanding and deserving students of all communities thereby broadening their academic interests and in turn benefits the nation.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicant must pass the 12th exam with 50% marks and he also willing to ready admission for higher education.

Last Date: Interested candidate can apply before 31st August 2020.

12- BML Munjal University Scholarship For MBA Degree Students

BML Munjal University MBA Scholarship 2019-20 is an opportunity for Postgraduate candidates to pursue their higher studies from the university. The main aim of this scholarship is to support the meritorious students in pursuing MBA from this university.

Eligibility Students who are willing to pursue MBA from BML Munjal University and having valid GATE/CAT /GMAT scores can apply.

Awards The scholarship covers 100% tuition fee waiver and accommodation.

Deadline to Apply 13th November 2020

Apply Online - Click Here

13- Shriram Automall Education Scholarship Programme 2020

Shriram Transport Finance Company (STFC) Limited, offering meritorious students to register themselves for the STFC India Meritorious Scholarship 2020 Programme, purpose to support financially deprived children of commercial transport drivers/owner-cum-drivers. The fellowship is working with an aim to support students who face challenges while continuing their education can avail the fellowship financial assistance which is up to 35,000 per year for completing their higher studies at Diploma / Graduate / ITI / Engineering field. Students are advised to submit their online applications for the STFC India Meritorious Scholarship Programme 2019-20 before meeting up the deadline, which is 31st May 2020

14- MOMA Scholarship Merit cum Means (MCM)

MOMA Scholarship 2019- Merit cum Means (MCM) is granted by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial support to students from a minority background who wants to pursue their higher education and achieve their dreams.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • This scholarship is divided into three parts that are from 1st to 12th and for higher students after 12th.
  • The 30% scholarship is reserved for the girl candidates of the minority community.
  • Only the students of the minority community can apply for this scholarship.
  • Students must be pursuing their professional courses.
  • The deadline to apply for this scholarship is the 30th of September 2020.
  • Students can apply via the link given below.

Rewards The selected candidate will get a maintenance allowance of INR 10,000 and course fee reimbursement up to INR 20,000.

Note - Candidates must have valid documents while applying for this scholarship. Any misleading information will subject to the cancellation of the application.

To Know More Information about  MCM Scholarship Click here

15- The G.S.B Scholarship 2020

The Gaud Saraswat Brahman Scholarship League offering the G.S.B Scholarship 2020 for the students belonging to the GSB community. Students from class 5th to graduation level can apply for this scholarship. The eligible candidates can fill and submit the application form before due dates. Application forms are available in offline mode. The last date for receipt of applications varies class-wise.

The application deadline for class 5th to 10th is 15th July 2019, for PUC/junior college, it is Mid October.

To Apply - Click Here

Karnataka Government will be going to launched Scholarships For OBC Students soon. Connect with us here you get all the updates of Karnataka government scholarship for OBC students. For more Latest Karnataka Scholarship for SC, ST, OBC and General please stay connected with our page we will update regularly here.

16- Karnataka Scholarship for Minority

Karnataka Minority Scholarship2020 for IITs, IIMs students invites all the applicants of the minority community to apply and enjoy the privileges of this scholarship. It is granted by the Directorate of Minority, Govt of Karnataka that focuses on the minority community by providing financial assistance to the students who cannot afford their higher education. To apply for this scholarship, a candidate needs to take admission in IITs, IIMs, NITs, IIITs, NLUs, IISERs, AIIMs, INI, and IUSLA. Also, the candidate should be from a minority community such as Muslim, Sikh, Parsi, and Christian.

Deadline - The last date to apply for this scholarship is 15th October 2020. The selected candidates will be given INR 2 lac (one-time incentive) during their course.

To Get Know More Click here

17- Vijayalakshmi R.L Jalappa Scholarship

Smt. Vijayalakshmi R.L. Jalappa Education Foundation invites all the eligible candidates for the Vijayalakshmi R.L Jalappa Scholarship. This scholarship is especially for the students of minority background who are pursuing their PUC, Diploma, ITI, graduation and post-graduation course. This scholarship provides financial assistance to the students who cannot afford their higher studies. To apply for this scholarship, the candidate must be from BPL and minority category. Candidates must apply with all valid documents. Any false information will lead to the cancellation of the application.

Last Date  The last date to apply for this scholarship is 15th September 2020.

For More Details Click here

18- Vidyadhan Scholarship Program

Sarojini Damodaran Foundation is running the Vidyadhan Scholarship Program 2019 for the students who have passed the 10th/SSLC examination (with at least 90% marks) from the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh. The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to the meritorious students of economically challenged families having an annual income of fewer than 2 lacs per annum. Students will be selected on the basis of their academic performance, short test/interview. The scholarship amount of up to INR 6,000/- will be given to the selected students.

To Apply - Click Here

19- Scheme Of Overseas Scholarships For SC/ST Karnataka

The government of Karnataka offers every year Scheme Of Overseas Scholarship to the SC/ST students who want to go to foreign countries for Master's or Ph.D. level studies. Through this scholarship, the government provides financial support to those students who are financially weaker & needy.

Eligibility Criteria The Family income from all resources is not more than 6 lakh per annum, such candidates are eligible for 100 % financial relief. If family income below Rs 10 lakh per annum is only eligible for 33% financial relief. A student should have obtained 60% marks in the previous qualifying examination. Selected candidates will get up to Rs 75000 for books, other study material & medical insurance.

The last date to apply is before 9 July 2020.

To know more about this scholarship Click Here.

20- National Merit Cum Means Scholarship (NMMS) Karnataka

National Merit Cum Means Scholarship is managed by the Central Government of India. It is a financial help provided by the government to the students who are economically weaker and have not any sufficient resources to continue their studies. All those students studying between class 8th To 12th can eligible for this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria The students should have 55 % marks in the previous examination to participate in this scholarship. Applicant parents' family income should not be more than 1.5 lakh per annum.

Selection In Scholarship NMMS scholarship is divided into two tests and a student must get at least 40 % marks in both the test papers. Selected candidates will get INR 12000 per annum.

Last Date - Application comes between Nov to Jan

For the complete detail about NMMS Scholarship Click here

21- Vidyasiri Scholarship 2020-21

Vidyasiri Scholarship is specially designed for the SC/ST/OBC/PWD students who are studying post matriculation courses. The main aim of the scholarship is to offer financial support to the students who are willing to take their education ahead. The scholarship distribution is done through the Electronic Payment system which connects all welfare departments. This scholarship is offered by the Department of Backward Classes Welfare, Government of Karnataka.

Eligible students who want to apply for the Vidyasiri Scholarship will have to check the application, scholarship status & last date by visiting the official website at karepass.cgg.gov.in. The students who belong to OBC, ST, SC Category will be able to fill the status to get the fixed scholarship amount and subsequently check the Vidyasiri Scholarship status.

Eligibility Criteria Must be a domicile holder of Karnataka State. For SC/ST candidates income should be up to 2 lakh P/A. For OBC and PWD category family income should be up to 1 lakh P/A. Candidates must have 75% attendance to apply for this scholarship.

Reward Selected candidates will get INR 1500 p/m. The scholarship is given to the selected 20,000 candidates.

Last Date to Apply If one is interested to apply for Vdyasiri Scholarship, the last date to apply is Mid October 

For more details Click here

The famous K.C.Mahindra Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies Abroad is now open to apply in 2020. This scheme was introduced in 1956, by K.C.Mahindra Education Trust. This scholarship is one of the most awaited ones because the financial reward it provides goes up to INR 8 Lakhs for the top 3 scholars and INR 4 Lakhs for the remaining shortlisted applicants. There are a few terms, based on them this scholarship will be provided. The last date to apply is 12th April 2020. Get your registration done, by clicking on this scholarship.

Deadline: Interest candidates can apply for this scholarship before 30th April 2020.

Scholarship for Puc Students Karnataka 2020: SC/ST/OBC

There are multiple scholarships, that come under the category of Karnataka Scholarship. Down below we have mentioned each & every scholarship available for PUC students of Karnataka, with their Eligibility Criteria, Final Date to Apply and names of the Foundations, who are offering this scholarship.

Name Of The ScholarshipProvided ByLast DateEligibility Criteria

BML Munjal University MBA Scholarship

BML Munjal University (BMU)22-Jul-2020MBA Applicant

R D Sethna Loan Scholarship 2020

Indian Philanthropist, Mr. R D Sethna.31-August-202012th Pass with 50% Marks

The G.S.B Scholarship

Gaud Saraswat Brahman community15-Aug-20205th to Graduation

Santoor Scholarship For Women’s

Wipro Consumer Care Division 15-Aug-202012th Passed
National Merit Cum Means Scholarship (NMMS) 2019Central Government of India15-Nov-20208th to 12th Class
Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesMinistry of Minority Affairs, Government of India15-Nov-202011th & 12th Class
SOF National Cyber Olympiad (NCO) 2019-20Science Olympiad Foundation31st-Oct-2020Class 1st to 12th
Shankar International Children’s Competition Children’s Book Trust31st-Oct-20201st to 12th
India Fellow Social Leadership ProgramIndia Fellow Organization29th Feb 2020Graduate or Above
Schindler Igniting Minds (SIM) Scholarship for Diploma StudentsSchindler India17-Feb-202010th Class Pass Student
William J. Clinton Fellowship 2020-21The American India Foundation (AIF)20-Jan-2020Pursuing Graduation & Above
Clavam Scholarship for Students Pursuing Full-Time BDS CourseAlkem Organization20-Jan-202012th Pass, Medical Student

Who Can Apply For Karnataka Scholarships 2020-21?

Students enrolled in class 1st to class 10th can participate in pre-matric scholarships. Those studying class 11th and class 12th can apply for secondary education scholarships. Higher education scholarships for graduation and post-graduation studies are also available. Moreover, the government provides the pre-matric scholarship to the children whose parents are engaged in unclean occupations. Students pursuing M.Phil and Ph.D. courses are entitled to get financial assistance of INR 8,000/- and INR 10,000/- respectively towards the end of research work. It is an initiative to enhance the interest of students in the field of research and related programs. Candidates as per their eligibility can apply for the respective scholarship scheme.

How to Apply Scholarship Online in Karnataka

To apply online for the Karnataka Scholarship, students can follow up these steps:-

  1. Visit the National Scholarship Portal, and register there as a new user by clicking New Registration. Doing this will provide you application ID and Password on your registered Email ID or Mobile Phone Number.
  2. After this, Log-in to the NSP with received application ID & Password.
  3. After you are logged in, you'll receive an OTP, so you can change your password, as per your convenience.
  4. Once you are settled with the registration process, visit the dashboard and click on the Application form to start the application process.
  5. Fill all the required details correctly in order, then click on save as draft. Once you are confirmed with all of your details click on the final submit button to complete the process of application.

How To Check Karnataka Scholarship Status

To check the status of your scholarship, the candidate should visit the official National Scholarship Portal. After landing there, the candidate will have to log-in using his/her registered e-mail ID or Phone Number. 

After successful log-in, the candidate will have to select the scholarship he/she has applied for. Selecting that particular scholarship will display the updated status of that scholarship on the screen of the candidate.

Karnataka Scholarship Helpline Number

Karnataka Backward Classes Welfare Department
No.16/D, 3rd Floor, Devraj Urs Bhavan,
Millers Tank Bed Road, Vasanth Nagar,
Bangalore - 560052.

Phone 1: 9480818013
Phone 2: 9480818010
Phone 3: (080) 22374837

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  • Sachin mc 8th December 2019
    I have a money problem I have a ur supporting on me for study
    • Vidhyaa.in 12th December 2019
      please apply in scholarships for financial support.
  • yashas v 8th December 2019
    can i apply for 10th pass scholarship
    • Vidhyaa.in 12th December 2019
      yes you please visit https://www.vidhyaa.in/scholarship/scholarship-for-class-10th
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