National overseas scholarship scheme for minority students of Karnataka.

Financial assistance is a major part for some of the people those who aspire to study overseas. Government of Karnataka issues Overseas scholarships to minority studies in Karnataka. Those interested can contact the below address whoever meet the terms and conditions detailed below.

The State Government has introduced a scheme for providing financial assistance to minority students domicile of Karnataka State for pursuing higher studies abroad in Master Degree, Ph.D and Post Doctorate Courses etc in prestigious Foreign Universities through the Director, Directorate of Minorities, Government of Karnataka.

Interested minority community students of Domicile Karnataka State can apply and get benefited of financial assistance through Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore. For subject of study, please visit Minorities Directorate's website

Eligibility : For Post Doctoral : 1st Class or 60% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master Degree / Ph.D

For Ph.D : 1st Class or 60% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master degree.

For Master Degree : 1st Class or 60% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Bachelor Degree.

The students must be residing in India / Karnataka state at the time of applying the scholarship.

Age Limit : below 38 years from the date of commencement of the Course / Studies applied for in overseas.

Income limit : Total income from all sources of the candidate and his/her parents/Guardians should not exceed Rs. 4.00 lakhs per annum.

Mandatory Conditions : The selected candidates shall obtain the required provisional admission letter prior to the application made to the Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore – 1. the candidates are required to seek admission and join regular courses / full time courses in accredited Universities / Institutions only.

Financial Assistance : A total grant of Rs. 5.00 lakh per annum and a maximum of Rs. 10.00 lakh for the entire course will be awarded to the awardees. The amount also covers the cost of air fare as has been prescribed for all levels of course covered under the scheme.

Mode of Selection : The candidates shall after assessing their eligibility and satiability, as per conditions of the scheme apply to Directorate of Minorities., 20th Floor, V.V. Towers, Dr Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore – 560001 (Employed candidates have to apply through proper channele) in the prescribed application form. The candidates will be selected in pursuance of the guidelines followed by an interview of the shortlisted candidates.

Last date to submit application : 10th October 2011.

Fur further information and conditions the candidates are advised to visit the official website of Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore

Contact details of Directorate of Minorities for Financial assistance in Bangalore

Government of Karnataka
Directorate of Minorities,
20th Floor, V.V. Towers, Dr Ambedkar Veedhi,
Bangalore - 560001.
Phone : 080-22863618
Fax : 080-22863618
e-mail :

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