Government of Karnataka
District Office, Minorities welfare Department, Ballari
SCHEME OF POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS BELONGING TO THE MINORIry COMMUNITIES
(Muslim, Christian, Jain, Buddhist, Sikh and Parsi)
1. BACKGROUND :-
The prime Minister's New 15 point programme for the welfare of Minorities was announced in June, 2006. rs provides that a post-matric scholarship ..nL*.- -fo, meritorious students from minority communities would be implemented.
The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students.belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community ro u. ti provioeitrem better opportunities for higher education, ln.reas" tireir rats or uttui;;;ii;-r,ti", education and enhance their employability.
3. SCOPE :-
The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private higher secondary university, including such residential - Government and eligible private institutes selected and notified T a transparent murarji by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concern area. it-will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial training Institutes/ Industrial Training centers affiliated with the National council for vocational Training (NCVT) of classes xl and XII level.
4. ELIGIBILITY :-
Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 5.0% marks or equivalent. previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents/guardian, from all sources does not exceed Rs.2 lakh.
[District Office, Minorities Welfare Department, Ballari. Contact: 08392-245755/245756, (8553111700)]