Minority Welfare Department

Directorate of Minorities


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Vidyasiri Scheme for Minority students studying in Post-Matric Courses/PUC upto Ph.D.level in Government/Aided/Un-Aided institutions across the State who are not provided with Hostels facilities.

  1. Students should be a domicile of Karnataka State.
  2. Students annual family income should be less than Rs.2.00 lakh.
  3. Category 1 and converted Christian Minority students family income should be less than Rs.2.50 lakh.
  4. Students should be from rural areas and distance between college and their residence should be more than 5km.
  5. The students should have passed their previous year’s examination without any backlog.
  6. Students residing in BBMP, Town Municipal and Corporation limits are not eligible under this scheme.
  7. Students staying in Hostels/Paying Guests (PG) Houses or any other accommodation are also eligible for this benefit.
  8. Selected students will get an amount of Rs.1.500 per month for period of 10 months (max Rs.15,000) during their study period.

Grant Release for Vidyasiri Order Copy for the FY 2018-19
Increase In Number of Beneficiaries for vidyasiri scheme by 25000 numbers for the FY 2018-19
Notification for incentive to students belonging to minority communities for the Year 2018-19
Amount Release details of Vidyasiri for Jain Community students for the year 2017-18
Office order of Vidyasiri Releases to Jain category for the year 2017-18
Vidyasiri Releases for the year 2017-18
Vidyasiri Releases for the year 2016-17
Vidyasiri Releases for the year 2015-16
Vidyasiri Application Form for the Academic Year 2017-18

Government Order
Candidates/citizens who have applied for various schemes under our department are hereby warned not to be influenced by trots or middleman promising getting work done or sanctioning of scholarships by department for monetary considerations,anybody found indulging in such corrupt practices whether they are staff of department or outsiders or candidates will be dealt with strictly under the law,complaints regarding same can be mailed us on dompublicgrievance@gmail.com
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Last Updated: 19/02/2020