Prize money to meritorious students for SC students, Karnataka

Ministry of Education, Karnataka


The prize money is given to SC students who secure I class in first attempt in public examinations like S.S.L.C./ P.U.C / Degree/ / Professional courses etc.


In order to encourage meritorious SC students to continue their good efforts in education, prize money is being awarded by the Government every year.


The students should fulfill the following criteria:

  • The student must belong to SC / ST community
  • He / she should secure I class in I attempt, in S.S.L.C. / P.U.C./ Degree/ P.G./ Professional courses.
  • He / she should be the student of a recognized institution.
  • There is no income limit for sanction of prize money .



The rate of prize money awarded to the students in various courses are as follows.

  1. S.S.L.C. :Rs. 500.00
  2. II P.U.C. :Rs. 750.00
  3. Degree B.A/ B.Com/ B.Sc :Rs. 1000.00
  4. Post Graduation (M.A./ M.Sc/ M.Com) :Rs. 1250.00
  5. Engineering :Rs. 1500.00
  6. Medical :Rs. 1500.00 g. Agriculture & Veternary Services. :Rs. 1500.00

How To Apply

To avail the benefits under this scheme Contact to any of the followings:

  1. Contact to The Taluk Social Welfare officer at Taluk level Or
  2. Contact to District Social Welfare office at District level. Or

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