Any student can avail only one scholarship or financial benefit at a time. Student can choose the more beneficial among the available. Those students who are availing the free (Non-paying) University hostel are not eligible for any other free ship, scholarship, either from the University or Government.

  1. Government of India Post-Metric Scholarships are available to Karnataka students belonging to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes. The SC/ST candidates (Allotted to affiliated Government Colleges) within Karnataka and whose parents annual income is less than or equal to 2,50,000/- (Rupees Two Lakh fifty thousand only) are eligible to claim the Day Scholarships /Hostel Scholarships from the Social Welfare Department.

MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA – SCHEME OF POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE STUDENTS BELONGING TO SCHEDULED CASTES/SCHEDULED TRIBES socialjustice.nic.in/postmatsch.php

Conditions of Eligibility

Candidates who after passing one stage of education are studying in the same stage of education in different subject* will not be eligible.

Students who, after having completed their educational career in one professional line, e.g. L.L.B. after B.T./B.Ed. will not be eligible. From the academic year 1980-81, studies in two professional courses are allowed.**

*e.g. After passing one 5 years integrated course and studying another 5 year integrated course, after passing B.Ed and studying B.P.Ed., after passing MA/MSc in one subject and studying MA/MSc in other subject.(e.g. are given for the courses offered in BU)

**e.g.   MBA after passing MCA, MBA after passing ME, MBA after passing LLM (e.g. are given for the courses offered in BU)

As per ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ಆದೇಶ ಸಂಖ್ಯೆ : ಹಿಂವಕ 589 ಬಿಎಂಎಸ್ , ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ದಿನಾಂಕ: 05/10/2013, Cat-I candidates whose parents’ annual income is less than or equal to Rs.2,50,000/- (Rupees Two Lakh fifty thousand only) and candidates irrespective of Caste/ Community/ Religion, (2A, 3A, 3B and others) who have studied for a period of 7 (Seven) academic years (commencing from 1st std. upto the qualifying examination either continuously or in broken period) and whose parents’ Annual income is less than or equal to Rs. 44,500/- (Rupees Forty Four Thousand Five Hundred Only) are eligible to claim the Post Metric Scholarship/Food & accommodation/reimbursement of Tuition, Laboratory, Library, Sports and Examination fees from the Backward Classes Welfare Department as per the norms of Government of Karnataka. For more details, Website www.karepass.cgg.gov.in;

II.The candidates belonging to minorities (i.e., Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Anglo-Indians, Jains etc.,) whose Parents’ Annual Income is less than 44,500/- (Rupees Forty Four Thousand Five Hundred Only) are eligible to apply for Encouragement Fund/ Fees reimbursement from Minorities Welfare Department (MWD) as per the norms of MWD.

OBC scholarships are administered by District Office of Backward Classes Welfare Department, GOK and Minorities Scholarships are administered by Minorities Welfare Department, GOK Bangalore.

III. Government of India National Merit Scholarships for top ranking students are administered by the Director of Collegiate Education.

IV.  Special Scholarships for Children of Government Employees/University Employees who die in harness, administered by the Director of Collegiate Education or the University as the case may be.

V. Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship of University Grants Commission (UGC) for Single Girl Child for non-professional post-graduate administered by UGC. Such girls who happen to be the only child or girls who are twin daughter in the family is eligible to apply only through online the scholarship. (log on to website ugc.ac.in/sgc).

VI. “Hon’ble Vice Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship” was implemented during the Academic year 2013-14 for meritorious students (1st to 5th Ranks) who come under Below Poverty Line as defined by the Government of Karnataka. This scholarship is of Rs. 500/- each per month for 10 months for each year, to each Department of Bangalore University, Bangalore. BPL as defined by Government orders from Government of Karnataka. Application forms to be procured from Director of Student Welfare Office and should be forwarded by the head of the Department enclosing relevant income certificate and BPL card signed by the concerned Government authority. Students coming under payment category, Self financing course and those who are admitted for second PG Course are not eligible for this Scholarship, an Affidavit to be enclosed declaring that they are not Double PG and not coming under payment category, Self Financing course and those who are admitted for second PG Course are not eligible for this Scholarship. Students who have claimed any other scholarships are not only eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship is administered by the University.