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GOKDOM Scholarship: The Karnataka Directorate of Minorities (ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನಾಲಯ) grants Pre and Post Matric Scholarship to the candidates of Karnataka. This Approach was taken to encourage the candidates belonging to the Backward Classes. It especially tried to focus on the minority classes of Karnataka namely Muslims, Christians, Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Parsis. The vision is to give the backward class candidates a better standard of living in the fields like Socio-Economic, Education etc. The Directorate of minorities trying to take a step to help the less privileged women and children by introducing Educational Concessions, providing training and employment opportunity.

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GOKDOM Pre and Post Matric Scholarship Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria for GOKDOM Pre-Matric Candidates

  • The students should score minimum 50% in their last qualifying Annual examination. This Scholarship will not be Applicable to the Class 1 students
  • The total income in a year of the candidate’s parents should be less than 1lakh.
  • Students from other states studying in Karnataka will not be able to apply for the Scholarship.
  • Candidates who belong to the Karnataka state but studies in other states are eligible to Apply for it.
  • The Aadhar Card is compulsory.

Eligibility Criteria for GOKDOM Post-Matric Candidates

  • The students should score minimum 50% in their last qualifying semester or in the previous year course.
  • The total family income should be less than 2 Lakhs per Annum.
  • Correspondence course or other certificate courses or training pursuing candidates will not be eligible to apply for the Scholarship.
  • Students from other states studying in Karnataka will not be able to apply for the Scholarship.
  • Candidates who belong to the Karnataka state but studies in other states are eligible to Apply for it.

GOKDOM Complete Scholarship List

GOKDOM hosts all the schemes offered by the Directorate of Minorities(ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನಾಲಯ), Government of Karnataka including scholarships, fellowships, fee reimbursement schemes, scheme for food and accommodation, madrasa schemes and more. Here is a comprehensive list of all the scholarships that are listed at GOKDOM along with their estimated application period and the rewards that they offer to the prospective students.

S.No. Scholarship Name Application Period* Awards
1. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities of Karnataka August to September The scholarship covers tuition fee, admission fee and maintenance allowance
2. Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities of Karnataka August to September The scholarship covers tuition fee, admission fee and maintenance allowance
3. Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for Minorities, Karnataka August to September Scholarship up to INR 30,000
4. National Overseas Scholarship for Minority Community Students, Karnataka May to July Scholarship up to INR 20 Lakh per annum up to 2 years covering the cost of course, living expenses and one side airfare
5. Incentive for SSLC & 2nd PUC Students, Karnataka August to September One-time incentive of INR 10,000 to SSLC students and INR 20,000 to 2nd PUC students
6. MPhil and PhD Fellowship for Minority Students, Karnataka May to June Fellowship up to INR 25,000 per monthA contingency grant of INR 10,000 per annum

GOKDOM Scholarship (Pre -Matric) Application form

Candidates have to Apply online for the GOKDOM Scholarship. They have to visit the official Website to Apply. The Link to the official Website is gokdom.kar.nic.in.

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The following are the steps that be followed to Apply for the scholarship.

  1. The Candidates have to apply online so they are advised to visit the official website of the Karnataka Directorate of Minorities.
  2. There on the Website, the candidates have to Register as a New User.
  3. A page will get displayed where the candidates have to enter some personal information like the User Name, Date of Birth and the Password. After entering all the details, the candidates need to click on the “Register” Button. A student Registration ID will be displayed which should be carefully noted by candidates. Clicking on the continue button the candidates will be redirected to the Login Page.
  4. After Logging in the Candidates need to enter details like Registration Details, Academic Details, and Basic Details and the Bank details.
  5. After entering the details which are true, candidates need to save and continue and switch to the next page.
  6. Applicants will step into a new page for Contact details and Scheme details.
  7. After Carefully checking all the details the candidates need to submit the form. It is advisable to take out printouts of the Application Form for the future reference.
  8. Candidates then have to submit the Application Form to the Head of the Institution or the principal with the photocopies of the valid documents.

Documents Needed for GOKDOM Scholarship

S.No Documents
1. Aadhar Card
2. Institute Verification form
3. Self-declaration of Income Certificate
4. Self-declaration of Minority or Community Certificate
5. Proof of bank Account in the name of the student
6. Domicile Certificate
7. 2 Passport size Photograph

Check GOKDOM Scholarship Pre-Matric Application Status:

  • Select the Search Type – School DISE Wise or District Wise or Student ID or Student Name
  • Select the Year
  • Enter the student name
  • Click on the Search Button.

GOKDOM Post-Matric Scholarship Application

  1. The Candidates have to apply online so they are advised to visit the official website of the Karnataka Directorate of Minorities.
  2. There on the Website, the candidates have to Register as a New User.
  3. After reading all the guidelines the candidates need to click on the “Continue” button and the candidates will be redirected to a new page.
  4. Candidates have to fill up the Registration form with the Personal Details required.
  5. Check the Aadhar Consent and click on the Register Button. Student registration ID will be displayed which they need to keep it safe. Clicking on the continue button the candidates will be redirected to the Login Page. After logging it the candidates will be generated 5 digit OTP to their registered Mobile Number. After verifying the OTP the candidates will be directed to the Home Page.
  6. Click on the Application form and fill up with all the required details like Academic details, Personal details, and Basic Details
  7. After entering the details which are true, candidates need to save and continue and switch to the next page.
  8. Applicants will step into a new page for Contact details and Scheme details.
  9. Candidates need to enter the contact details. Select “POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES MINORITIES CS”
  10. Carefully upload all the required documents on the Website.
  11. After Carefully checking all the details the candidates need to submit the form. It is advisable to take out printouts of the Application Form for the future reference.

Renewal Procedure of GOKDOM Scholarship

  1. Visit the official website of the Karnataka Directorate of Minorities.
  2. Click on the “Apply for Renewal Button”
  3. Log in using the last year’s Registration Id and the Date of Birth.
  4. After logging in it will redirect to the Students Log in Home Page.
  5. Click on the pre-filled information button and check last years details.
  6. Click on Apply and Renewal button and enter renewal details.
  7. Click on Final Submit. Take a print by Clicking print Button for reference and as an Acknowledgement.

Check GOKDOM Post-Matric Application Status

Post Matric scholarship is awarded to candidates from candidates belonging to the Minority community from Class XI to PhD.

  • Enter the Candidate’s Registration Id.
  • Enter the date of Birth.
  • Candidates then have to enter Security Code.
  • Click on the Search Button.

Queries Regarding the GOKDOM Scholarship

Question: We are Muslim and my daughter scored more than 80% in PUC and currently enrolled in Civil Engineer Course in Bangalore. Would you kindly let me know, is she eligible for Post Matric Scholarships, if so what is the criteria.

Question: Last date for abroad studies scholarship for minority community for 2018-2019.

Question: is this scholarship applicable for 12th PU students?

Question: when will the scholarship be open?

Question: I am doing MBA. Can I get this scholarship?

Question: can B.Sc student apply for this scholarship?

GOKDOM – Contact Details

In case you have any query regarding any information related to scholarships listed at GOKDOM, you can feel free to connect with the directorate’s office either personally, by email or on-call. Please find the contact details here –

Directorate of Minorities,

20th & 21st Floor,

V V Towers (Main),

Dr. B R Ambedkar Veedhi,

Bangalore – 560001

GOKDOM Helpline – 080 22535900

Email: [email protected]

Website: gokdom.kar.nic.in/

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