GOKDOM Scholarships 2022 Application Form, Process, Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates

GOKDOM Scholarships is organized by the Karnataka government for the welfare of the minority communities which are Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain studying in India. Karnataka government approved Pre-metric scholarship for 30 lakh students and Post metric and Merit cum Means scholarship will be approved to 8 lakh candidates. It includes four departments, Scheduled Welfare Department, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Minorities Welfare Department & Social Welfare Department which gives scholarships to needy candidates.

Update: The scholarship application portal is active. Applicants can now apply for the scholarship.

Number of Scholarships Sponsored by Karnataka

The Karnataka government offered seven scholarships, which are as follows:

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  • Post-matric scholarship, Karnataka
  • The incentive for 10th or 12th class candidates, Karnataka
  • Pre-matric scholarship, Karnataka
  • National Overseas Scholarship, Karnataka
  • For MPhil and PhD students, Karnataka
  • Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship, Karnataka
GOKDOM Scholarships Application Form

GOKDOM Scholarships Application Process

  • Go to the official site GOKDOM Scholarships, the link is given below in this article.
  • Select the New Registration option.
  • Read cautiously the guidelines for Registration on NSP and click on the Continue button.
  • Fill in all the required details on the registration form.
  • Fill in the details about your Bank account, Aadhar consent, and application form.
  • Click on the Register button.
  • Note down the Registration ID for inquiries and references.
  • Then continue with the Login Page ( login Id & password is your Application Id and DOB)
  • Once you log in, you will a 5-digit OTP on your Registered mobile number and email-id.
  • Confirm the OTP and change your password as per the instruction.
  • Select the Application Form option and fill in the details about:
    • Personal Information
    • Qualification details or other required details.
  • Then Click on Save and move to the Next page.
  • After filling in the information about the basic details, the next page is all about Contact Details and Schloraship details, fill as per the eligibility criteria.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Click on the Submit.
  • Take a print for future reference and acknowledgement.

Eligibility Criteria for GOKDOM Scholarships

Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship, Karnataka (Open till 31st October 2022)

  • The candidates who are pursuing undergraduate or any PG course in the professional stream are eligible for this scholarship.
  • The total Family income shouldn’t be more than 2.5 lakhs INR.
  • The last exam percentage should be more than 50 per cent.
  • The candidate must have a domicile of Karnataka.
  • Candidates who are eligible for this scholarship are Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain studying in India.

National Overseas Scholarship, Karnataka (May to July)

  • The maximum age should be 38 years not more than it.
  • The percentage should be more than 60 per cent in the last degree.
  • The candidate must have a domicile of Karnataka.

Pre-matric scholarship, Karnataka (Open till 30 September 2022)

  • The candidate must be in class First to Tenth.
  • The total Family income shouldn’t be more than 1 lakhs INR.
  • The candidate must have a domicile of Karnataka.
  • The last exam percentage should be more than 50 per cent.
  • The percentage criteria are not applicable for class 1st students.
  • The candidates who are eligible for this scholarship are Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain studying in India.

Post-matric scholarship, Karnataka (Open till 31st October 2022)

  • Candidates from 11th to PhD are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • The total Family income shouldn’t be more than 2 lakhs INR.
  • Candidates must have a domicile of Karnataka.
  • The qualifying exam percentage should be more than 50 per cent.
  • The candidates who are eligible for this scholarship are Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain studying in India.

For MPhil and PhD Students, Karnataka (May to June)

  • The maximum age should be 35 years not more than that.
  • The total Family income shouldn’t be more than 6 lakhs INR.
  • Government employees are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • The candidate must have a domicile of Karnataka.
  • Candidates who are eligible for this scholarship are Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain studying in India.

The incentive for Secondary or Intermediate class candidates, Karnataka (August to September)

  • The candidate must have a domicile of Karnataka.
  • Candidate must acquire 85 per cent or above in the 10th or 12th class.
  • Candidates who are eligible for this scholarship are Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain studying in India.

What are the documents required to upload while filling out the Scholarship form?

If you are applying for Pre and Post Matric scholarship scheme then there is no need to upload the documents, but if you are applying for a Merit-Cum-Means scholarship and the amount is more than 50k INR then you need to upload the documents if there is a fresh application. The document size shouldn’t be more than 200kb. The following documents you need to upload:

  • Candidate Photograph,
  • Institution verification certificate,
  • Family annual Income certificate,
  • Current course fees receipt,
  • Self-attested marksheet,
  • Bank account details along with IFSC code
  • Domicile certificate,
  • Aadhaar card and if the Aadhaar card is not available you can give the bank passbook number or if applied then you can give the Aadhaar enrollment number.
  • Bonified certificate from school or Institute.

Renewal Process for Scholarships

  • Go to the official site GOKDOM Scholarships, the link is given below in this article.
  • Select the Login button
  • Click on the Renewal option.
  • Candidates must log in to the previous year’s NSP ID and password
  • Check all information which is priorly filled.
  • Click on Apply for Renewal button and fill in all the details.
  • Upload the required documents and recheck all the details.
  • Click on submit.
  • Take a print for reference.
GOKDOM-Scholarships-Renewal-process

Note: For the renewal process, candidates must obtained at least 50 percent in the last examination pursed course from the same Institute or school. But if candidate apply for Merit-Cum-Mean scholarship, candidate must score atleast 50percent in each semester or trimester examination.

Important Links related to GOKDOM Scholarship

Click Here to Login into the State Scholarship portal of Karnataka
Click here to visit the official site or for more updates

Other Useful Links

Karnataka Pre Matric Scholarship
ePASS Karnataka Vidyasiri Scholarship
National Scholarship Portal 
Scholarship In India State Wise

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibility criteria for Pre-Matric, Post Matric and
Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Schemes?

The common eligibility criteria are this scholarship is for Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain candidates who study in India, and the rest of the eligibility is different for all of the three schemes which are mentioned in the article, you can go through this.

How I can apply for a Renewal of Scholarship?

You have to visit the official site GOKDOM Scholarships
and then the Login button
Click on the Renewal option.
Upload the document and click to submit it

What is the size of the uploaded document?

The documents shouldn’t be more than 200kb.

Is domicile necessary for the GOKDOM Scholarships?

Yes, without a Karnataka domicile certificate candidate is not eligible for this scholarship.

How to apply for GOKDOM Scholarships?

You can visit the following sites ssp.karnataka.gov.in or scholarships.gov.in

What is the last date to fill the Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Schemes?

The last date to fill the Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Schemes is 31st October 2022

How will I check the application form status?

You have Login by using your credential Id and password and there you can check your application status.

What is the eligibility criteria for National Overseas Scholarship, Karnataka?

National Overseas Scholarship eligibility criteria are as follows:
The maximum age should be 38 years not more than it.
The percentage should be more than 60 percent in the last degree.
The candidate must have a domicile of Karnataka.

What is the eligibility criteria for Merit-cum-Mean Scholarship?

Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship, eligibility criteria are as follows:
Pursuing an undergraduate or any PG course in the professional stream.
The total Family income shouldn’t be more than 2.5 lakhs INR.
The candidate must have a domicile of Karnataka.
Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi, Jain studying in India are eligible.

What communities are eligible for GOKDOM Scholarships?

The candidates who belong to various communities like Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain.

What is the GOKDOM Scholarship application process?

Firstly candidates have to visit the official portal.
Then Click on Login or Register ( if not registered)
Then fill in all the required details regarding personal details or qualifications or bank details.
Then apply for the Scholarship.
Review it and submit

What is the list of courses comes under Post matric scholarship scheme?

For some of the undergraduate and postgraduate courses covered in this scheme, for that you can visit the official notification, the link is given:
Click here to see the courses which come under Post metric scholarship scheme

What are documents are required to upload while applying for GOKDOMscholarship?

The following documents you need to upload:
Candidate Photograph, Institution verification certificate, Family annual Income certificate, Current course fees receipt, Self-attested marksheet, Bank account details, Domicile certificate, Aadhaar card, Bonified certificate from school or Institute.

What are the criteria for Renewal of Scholarship?

Candidate must have at least 50 per cent in the last examination pursued course from the same Institute or school. But if a candidate applies for Merit-Cum-Mean scholarship, the candidate must score at least 50 per cent in each semester or trimester examination.

When do we need to upload the documents?

If you are applying for Pre and Post Matric scholarship scheme then there is no need to upload the documents, but if you are applying for a Merit-Cum-Means scholarship and the amount is more than 50k INR then you need to upload the documents if there is a fresh application.

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