By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 02, 2020 12:02 IST
ePass Karnataka Scholarship Application Fresh Renewal KARePASS Eligibility Merit List

ePASS Karnataka Scholarship- To help the SC/ ST/ PWD eligible candidates to afford higher education through KARePASS Karnataka Scholarships Fresh Applications & Renewable application Registration process begins. EPass Karnataka Online Post Matric Scholarship PMC will be paid to selected candidates in 4 Categories (Group A, B, C & D). At KARePASS Registration Portal application are invited by the Karnataka Government. Karnataka ePass PMC Scholarship Registration for Fresh & Renewable students is open till 31st October 2019. Karnataka Pre Metric, Post Matric Scholarships are aimed at educational upliftment of Backward Students. ePass Scholarship initiated by the Department of Backward Class Welfare, Karnataka. 

KARePass Fresh & Renewal Scholarship Application 

As per latest Application intimation, KARePASS Application Form 2019 for Fresh & Renewal is Open and Available till 31/10/2019. Students from Karnataka State seeking Scholarship benefits may apply at Karnataka ePass Scholarship system links given below. KarePass links all welfare departments, treasury, databases of Secondary Schools Leaving Certificate (Matric), Post Matric, Colleges and Banks to disburse scholarships. ePASS Karnataka (KARePASS) is dedicated Electronic Payment and Application System for Scholarships  presented by Karnataka Govt, Department of Backward Classes. 

LATEST NEWS- Arasu Pratibha Puraska Yojana

Applications are invited to apply for “ D.Devaraja Arasu Pratibha Puraskar” by qualified students of Backward Classes who have completed 70% and above average grade and Master Degree in the year 2019

  • Deadline to apply is 30.11.2019, 5 PM]

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Benefits of ePass Scholarship Scheme

Under the ePass Scholarship tuition fee will be waivered by the Karnataka Government in the form of a Scholarship to reduce burden of the Applicants. Through KARePass Scholarship, different Categories (Group A, B, C, D) Qualification wise are described for Annual Scholarships. An ecosystem is prepared through which hassle free delivery of scholarship funds to the verified beneficiary's bank accounts being provided. These all facilities are brought under single KarePass Online System.

Candidates can check Fresh and Renewable Applications for Karnataka ePass at Online Registration Portal given here.

Candidates can check out their KARePass Application number, ePass Application Status 2019, Last date for Post Metric Scholarship Registration, Scholarship Merit lists 2019, Amount of scholarship, fee concession details etc here through.

ePass Karnataka Scholarship is Applicable for- SC/ ST/ OBC students 10th, Intermediate, UG and PG, PG Diploma, LLM, CA CS ICWA & other Courses as given below.

LATEST- Students are also intimated on Prathibha Acknowledgement Form through the official website. All details will be published from KarePass Karnataka Scholarship Portal here through time to time.

How to Apply for Karnataka ePass Scholarship Online Form / Check Status:

Eligible Backward Classes and trainees attending post-matric scholarship, post-matric scholarships, "fee exemptions", Vidyasiri-"meal and housing assistance scheme" and post-matric courses for nursing students through 2019-20 Apply online for ePASS applications Karnataka following instructions given-

  1. Applications are invited from eligible students in e-pass software online.

  1. Students apply online with prescribed documents and bank account number and IFC code, caste and income certificates, previous class list, etc

Karnataka Government, Backward Class welfare department issues Notification to Students for guidelines to Apply for Food & Accommodation Scholarship. Applicants can get all intimations including Fee Concession Scheme, Notifications for Online Application guidelines, Eligibility, Selection Method, Food & Accomodation Scholarship details etc.

Notifications are issued to Students for guidelines to Apply for Post Matric Scholarship, guidelines to Apply for Food & Accommodation Scholarship.

Renewal Application Form Registration OBC Students

KARePass Renewal Registration

Renewal Application Form 2019 For OBC Students or Other than Students belonging to SC/ ST Minorities Welfare Department issues Renewal Application Process Registration- Candidates using Application Number, SSC Registration Hall Ticket No, Academic year, Pass Year and Date of Birth will get status for Renewal of ePass Renewal Application Form 2019Karnataka ePass Scholarship

What if ePass Karnataka Application No- 

  • Candidates who have forgotten their ePASS Karnataka Application Form number regarding the Scholarship can search it from the official portal During that process, you have to provide certain details like the SSLC Examination Number along with the SSLC YOP, Type of Standard, Date Of Birth.

  • Check the Application Status: Using this feature, the applying candidates can track their real-time status of the ePASS Karnataka Scholarships, KARePASS Application Form, and all the details. So that students can update their Application Form.

  • Track hostel application status: You can know the status of the Hostel Application Status through the below-provided link from the official site of the ePASS Karnataka Scholarships @

  • Prathibha Acknowledgement: Download the acknowledgement receipt of Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship

ePass Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Special Note- Applicants should have linked their Aadhar Card with their Bank Account.

A citizen of India must be a permanent resident of Karnataka. Candidates should belong to the Backward Classes Notified by Government of India or State Government. Backward classes students who are receiving post-matric education in non- subsidized private institutions accredited by the Government / Local Organization / Subsidiary Organization which are affiliated with the Statutory Universities of Karnataka are eligible for post-matric scholarship.

Annual income limit has been fixed at Rs. 2.50 lakh for class I students, Rs. 2 lakh for class 2A, 3A and 3B students

Minimum score allotted in previous classes for scholarships for new and renewed students.

  • Category 1- 40% FOR Update- 50%

  • Category 2A, 3A & 3B- 50% FOR Update- 60%

Bank News- Pragathi Grameena Bank, Kaveri Grameena Bank and Krishna Grameena Bank Account holders have to select their banks. 

Note- Students admitted to government colleges / residential colleges are not eligible for post-matric scholarships

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Key Dates

  • Application Starting Date- 05 October 2019

  • EPass Scholarship Application Will End- 31 October 2019

Scholarship meant for Food & Accomodation

Rate of Scholarship-

Cr. Ed. 


Rate of Scholarship (Annual)


3500 / -


3350 / -


2100 / -


1600 /-

Category wise Karnataka ePass Scholarship Eligibility


All post-matriculation entrance qualification and vocational 3 year diploma courses level non-degree courses for which is High School (Class X), both general stream, lTl in Polytechnics, etc


All other courses leading to a graduate degree not covered under Group A & B e.g. BA, B.Sc., B., B.Com etc

Group B 

Graduate/Post graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B. Pharm), Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, other paramedical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance, Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2) 

  • Post Graduate courses not covered under Group A- MA/ M.Sc / M.Ed/ M. Pharma etc


Degree and Post Graduate level courses including M.Phil, P.hD, and Post Doctoral research in Medicine (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized systems of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary & Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance I Administration, Com p uter Science/ Applications).

  • Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • LLM, M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Programmes (D.Litt, D.Sc, etc) 

  • CA, ICWA, ICFA & CS etc

ePass Scholarship Result & Selection Method-

Appropriate scholarships shall be deposited directly to the student's bank account through Karnataka Government Treasury-2 software, subject to the respective year's budget for the Scholarship selected applications.

Selection- The College Principals and Inspection Officers shall submit the relevant documents to the Taluka Backward Classes Officers , verifying the application and documents at the relevant stage, confirming them online

To check the backward classes of taluk, confirming online

To check the information of District Backward Classes Welfare Officers

Scholarships will be granted to the eligible students on the basis of merit and marks in accordance with the district grant made available in that year.

ePASS Scholarship Contact Information

Karnataka Backward Classes Welfare Department,
No. 16/D, 3rd Floor, Devraj Urs Bhavan,
Millers Tank Bed Road, Vasanth Nagar,
Bangalore ? 560052

Phone No: 8050770005
Email: [email protected]

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