SSP Scholarship 2021 - Karnataka State Scholarship Portal, Eligibility, Application, & Benefits

Last Updated : 11 Jun 2021
SSP Scholarship

State Scholarship Portal (SSP) is designed to offer scholarships to Karnataka domicile students. The scholarship portal is run by the Government of Karnataka for effective implementation of various SSP pre-matric and SSP post-matric scholarships offered by different government departments. The scholarships under the SSP scheme are designed to offer financial support to meritorious students (irrespective of category, caste, or gender) for pursuing higher education. The funds are disbursed through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) into beneficiaries’ bank accounts. Here are the details for the application process, document requirement, selection process, and benefits for SSP Scholarship 2021.

SSP Scholarship Latest Update - The application process for different schemes can be completed till June 2021. Check out the specific dates below.

SSP Scholarship 2021 - Highlights

Scholarship Name

SSP Scholarship 2021-22

Scholarship Provider

Government of Karnataka

Official Website

ssp.postmatric.karnataka.gov.in

Scholarship Type

State-level, Scholarship for Financially Deprived

Number of Department

7 departments under Karnataka government

Beneficiaries

Students from SC/ ST/ BC categories with Karnataka domicile

Application Process

Online

State

Karnataka

SSP Scholarship Providers

The scholarships at the State Scholarship Portal are provided by the following departments:

  • Social Welfare Department
  • Tribal Welfare Department
  • Backward Classes Welfare Department
  • Department of Minority Welfare
  • Department of Technical Education
  • Department of Medical Education
  • Karnataka State Brahmin Development Board

SSP Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 20 Jun 2021
Class / Course Pre-Matric, Post-Matric
Scholarship Type Scholarship for Financially Deprived, State Government Scholarship
Awarded Amount Fee reimbursement and hostel fees
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State Karnataka
Country India
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Available Application Forms

SSP Scholarship 2021 - Concerned Departments and Last Date to Apply

Scholarships Name

Concerned Departments

Last Date to Apply

Post-matric scholarship for SC students

Software Welfare Department

15th June 2021

Post-matric scholarship for ST students

Tribal Welfare Department

15th June 2021

Vidyasiri scholarship

Backward Classes Welfare Department

20th June 2021

Post-matric scholarship for backward classes students

Backward Classes Welfare Department

20th June 2021

Fee reimbursement for backward classes students

Backward Classes Welfare Department

20th June 2021

Post-matric scholarship for minorities

Department of Minority Welfare

20th June 2021

Merit-cum-means scholarship for minorities

Department of Minority Welfare

20th June 2021

Fee reimbursement for engineering and Diploma in engineering SC/ ST students

Department of Technical Education

15th June 2021

Fee reimbursement for medical SC/ ST students

Department of Medical Studies

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Post-matric scholarship for Karnataka state brahmin

Karnataka State Brahmin Development Board

30th April 2021

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Note: The last date of application submission will be extended for those students whose data has not been shared by the respective universities with the SSP Cell.

SSP Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships Name

Eligibility Criteria

Post-matric scholarship for SC students

  • Students must have a domicile of Karnataka
  • Must have secured a minimum of 50% or equivalent grades in the last final exam
  • Annual family income must be ₹ 2.5 lakh or less

Post-matric scholarship for ST students

Vidyasiri scholarship

  • Student must have domicile of Karnataka and belong to SC/ ST or minority community
  • Must have secured 75% attendance in the academic year
  • Annual family income must be ₹ 2 lakh or less (for SC/ ST) and 1 lakh or less (for OBC)

Post-matric scholarship for backward classes students

  • Must have domicile of Karnataka and belong to the backward category.
  • Must be pursuing post-matriculation level education
  • Must have secured at least 50% marks (for category 1) and 60% (for category 2A, 3A, and 3B) in the last examination
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2.5 lakh

Fee reimbursement for backward classes students

  • Must have Karnataka domicile and belong to backward classes
  • Must have secured at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in the last exam
  • Annual family income must be ₹ 2 lakh or less

Post-matric scholarship for minorities

  • Must have a domicile of Karnataka
  • Must be studying in classes 11th, 12th, UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D, Technical or Vocational courses
  • Must have scored a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grades in the last exam.
  • Annual family income must be less than or equal to ₹ 2.5 lakh
  • Must be belonging to a minority community viz. Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, and Zoroastrian/ Parsi

Merit-cum-means scholarship for minorities

  • Must have a domicile of Karnataka
  • Must be in class 9th
  • Must have scored 55% or equivalent marks in class 8 (50% for SC/ ST)
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2.5 lakh

Fee reimbursement for engineering and Diploma in engineering SC/ ST students

  • Must have a domicile of Karnataka
  • Annual family income should be between ₹ 2.5 lakh to 10 lakh
  • Defence Scholarship - ST/ SC students’ parents must be in Army/ Airforce/ Navy or working as JCO/ NCO/ lower rank

Fee reimbursement for medical SC/ ST students

  • Must have domicile of Karnataka
  • Annual family income must be between ₹ 2.5 lakh to 10 lakh

Post-matric scholarship for Karnataka state brahmin

  • Must have a domicile of Karnataka and belong to a Brahmin community
  • Must have secured at least 50% marks or equivalent grades in the last exam
  • Annual family income must be ₹ 8 lakh or less

SSP Scholarship - Awards and Benefits

Here are the details of financial assistance provided under different scholarship schemes:

Scholarships Name

Benefits/ Awards

Post-matric scholarship for SC students

Fee reimbursement and hostel fees

Post-matric scholarship for ST students

Fee reimbursement and hostel fees

Vidyasiri scholarship

Food and accommodation

Post-matric scholarship for backward classes students

Group A students will receive ₹ 3,500 per annum

Group B students will receive ₹ 3,350 per annum

Group B students will receive ₹ 2,100 per annum

Group B students will receive ₹ 1,600 per annum

Fee reimbursement for backward classes students

Fee reimbursement

Post-matric scholarship for minorities

Fee reimbursement and hostel fees

Merit-cum-means scholarship for minorities

Fee reimbursement (₹ 12,000 per annum) and hostel fee

Fee reimbursement for engineering and Diploma in engineering SC/ ST students

Fee reimbursement and defence scholarship

Fee reimbursement for medical SC/ ST students

Fee reimbursement

Post-matric scholarship for Karnataka state brahmin

Maintenance allowance of up to ₹ 1,200 for hostellers and ₹ 550 per month for day scholars

 

SSP Scholarship 2021 - Application Process

Candidates are required to apply for the SSP scholarship through the official Karnataka State Scholarship Portal only. Here are the steps for filing the application form.

Documents Required

  • Students college ID
  • Registration Number
  • Student’s Mobile Number
  • Caste Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Aadhaar Number of Student and Parents
  • Bonafide Certificate
  • e-Attestation Numbers
  • Eligible Fee Receipt
  • SSLC/ 10th Mark Card
  • PUC Registration Number
  • Marks card of the previous year
  • Study certificate
  • Disability card number issued by GOI for differently-abled students
  • EWS Certificate
  • Recent Salary Slip/ Certificate (if parents are working in State/ Central government)

Steps for Filling the Scholarship Application

  • Visit the official website at ssp.postmatric.karnataka.gov.in.
  • Click on the ‘Post-Matric Scholarship for FY 2021-22’ link.
  • Now, click the Create Account button.
  • Enter the details asked for, tick the consent, and click on the Proceed button.
  • After this, your Aadhaar will be seeded with your bank account.
  • Provide a mobile number, email ID, and enter OTP. Now, click the Submit button.
  • Now, enter your certificate details and click the Proceed button.
  • Check your name and move to the next step.
  • If you have a ration card, tick yes, and enter the details.
  • Create a password and click on the Submit button.
  • Now, again move to the home page and click on the Student Login option.
  • Enter the user name, password, and captcha to log in.
  • After login, complete the scholarship application form. Fill in all the details carefully.
  • Upload the required documents and submit the application.

SSP Scholarship - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: Can students of other states apply for scholarships through the SSP portal?

No. The scholarships are applicable only for Karnataka state students.

Question 2: Who can apply for the SSP pre-matric scholarship?

Students from classes 1st to 10th can apply for pre-matric scholarships.

Question 3: Who can apply for a post-matric scholarship?

Students from classes 11th to Ph.D level can apply for post-matric scholarships.

Question 4: How can I get my documents be-attested?

First,, you need to visit the official website, download the Aadhaar consent form, and then go to your college’s e-attestation officer. Once done, it will reflect under the approved document section. 

Question 5: How will I receive the scholarship amount?

The scholarship amount will be directly transferred to the candidate’s bank account.




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