GOKDOM Scholarship 2020 | Scholarship List, Eligibility, Application Process

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GOKDOM Scholarship 2019-2020: The directorate of minorities (ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನಾಲಯ) under the Karnataka state government has launched the GOKDOM scholarship that is mainly focused on minorities like Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, etc. The directorate is located in Bangalore and it acts as a nodal agency for all the schemes including the scholarships that are being run the central as well as state government for the welfare of minority community.

The applicants of Post-Matric Scholarship and Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship 2019-20 need to visit the official website of GOKDOM in March 2020 to get further information and direction regarding

  • A defect in the application.
  • Application not forwarded by the institution.
  • Problems in documents upload.
  • A pending application for any other reason.

Latest Update:

The Date To Fill The Fresh And Renewal Pre-Matric & Merit Cum Means Scholarship Forms Has Been Extended Under National Scholarship Portal. Now Candidates Can Apply Till 31st October 2019.

The GOKDOM Application Form for eligible minority students of Karnataka is available from the 27th of July to the 15th of October 2019, click here to apply.

GOKDOM Scholarship Overview

GOKDOM committee was formed by the directorate of backward class in 1999-2000 for the upliftment of the social and economic status of people belonging to the minority community. Read on to find more about GOKDOM Scholarship Sanction List from below. The key functions that this directorate serves for minority people in Karnataka are as follows:

  • Introducing educational schemes for students.
  • Introducing the schemes that accelerate social and economic development.
  • Implementing the schemes for children as well as women.
  • Providing students with suitable training as well as employment opportunities to allow them to tackle various problems related to economic backwardness.

GOKDOM Scholarship List

GOKDOM includes all the schemes that are being offered by the directorate of minorities for the Karnataka government. This includes fellowships, scholarships, fee reimbursement fees, food and accommodation fees, madrasa schemes, etc. Here is an exhaustive list of all the scholarships that are listed in GOKDOM along with the application period and rewards that are provided to prospective students.

Scholarship Name Application Period Awards
Pre-Matric Scholarship for the minority community of Karnataka August to September The scholarship covers admission fee, tuition fee, and maintenance allowance
Post-Matric Scholarship for the minority community of Karnataka August to September The scholarship covers admission fee, tuition fee, and maintenance allowance
Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for the minority community, Karnataka August to September Scholarship up to Rs. 30,000
National Overseas Scholarship for the minority Community Students, Karnataka May to July Scholarship up to Rs. 20 Lakh per annum up to 2 years covering the living expenses, cost of course, and one side airfare
The incentive for SSLC & 2nd PUC Students, Karnataka (GOKDOM Incentive) August to September A one-time incentive of Rs. 10,000 to SSLC students and 20,000 to 2nd PUC Students
MPhil and Ph.D. Fellowship for minority Students, Karnataka May to June Fellowship up to Rs. 25,000/month
A contingency grant of Rs. 10,000 per annum

GOKDOM Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Since the scholarships are given by minorities directorate, Karnataka government the eligibility for the scholarships is that the students should belong to the minority community and should be a resident of Karnataka state. Also, to know about the specific eligibility criteria for each scholarship, students can refer the table below that contains all the detailed eligibility for the scholarships offered by the directorate

Scholarship Name Eligibility Conditions
Pre-Matric Scholarship for the minority community of Karnataka The students must be studying in class 1-10.
The marks obtained by the student in the last annual examination should be more than 50%.
The family income of the applicant should not be more than Rs. 1 Lakh.
The students belonging to other states that are studying in Karnataka cannot apply.
The students that are domicile of Karnataka but studying in some other state can apply.
Post-Matric Scholarship for the minority community of Karnataka The students of class 11th to Ph.D. level can apply for this.
The marks obtained in the previous examination should be 50% or above.
The annual family income should not be more than Rs. 2 Lakh per annum.
The students pursuing studies through certificate/training or correspondence courses cannot apply.
The students belonging to other states that are studying in Karnataka cannot apply.
Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for the minority community, Karnataka The student must be studying graduation or post-graduation in a technical or professional stream.
The marks obtained in the last examination should be more than 50%.
The total annual family income from all sources should not be more than Rs. 2.5 Lakh per annum.
National Overseas Scholarship for the minority Community Students, Karnataka Your age should not be more than 38 years from the course commencement.
The marks scored in the last degree should be 60%.
The scholarship is applicable only for selective courses.
An incentive for SSLC & 2nd PUC Students, Karnataka You must have passed class 10th or 12th class with 85% marks or above.
M.Phil. and Ph.D. Fellowship for minority Students, Karnataka The age of the applicant should be less than 35 years.
The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs. 6 Lakh per annum.
Full-time employees or government employees or are not eligible to apply.

GOKDOM Scholarship Application Process

All the scholarships mentioned are with the directorate of minorities and have a unique application process. While scholarships can be applied offline, other scholarships need to applied online. Also, the scholarships that are supported by the central government are done through the national scholarship portal. Below table carries a detailed description for all the scholarships:

Scholarship Name How to Apply?
Pre-Matric Scholarship for minority community of Karnataka Apply online through NSP (National Scholarship Portal)
Post-Matric Scholarship for the minority community of Karnataka Apply online through NSP (National Scholarship Portal)
Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for the minority community, Karnataka Apply online through NSP (National Scholarship Portal)
National Overseas Scholarship for the minority Community Students, Karnataka Apply offline through GOKDOM
The incentive for SSLC & 2nd PUC Students, Karnataka Apply online through GOKDOM
MPhil and Ph.D. Fellowship for minority Students, Karnataka Apply online or offline through GOKDOM

GOKDOM Contact Details

In case of any query any information related to scholarship listed on the GOKDOM, one can feel free to connect to the directorate’s office through email, call or personally. Here are the details:

Directorate of minorities,
20 and 21 floors, VV towers,
Dr. B.R.Ambedkar,
Bangalore – 560001.
GOKDOM Helpline: 08022535900
Website: gokdom.kar.nic.in

FAQ’s On GOKDOM Scholarship 2020

Question 1.
Who are eligible to apply for Scholarship Schemes?

Answer:
Students fulfilling the Scheme guidelines of various Ministries are eligible to apply for these scholarships. These are available on the Home Page of the Portal.

Question 2.
What is the last date for submitting applications online?

Answer:
Closure dates for acceptance of various scholarship applications are available in National Scholarships Portal.

Students can also find more Scholarship Articles for 12th passed, 10th passed Students and many more.

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