Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 2024 – Apply Online, Status, Eligibility

The Government of Karnataka has introduced a new scholarship program known as “Devaraj Urs Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship” to improve the educational status of the underprivileged communities in the state. Students seeking post-graduate (pg) as well as undergraduate (ug) degrees will be eligible for the award. If you belong to an economically backward group in the state of Karnataka, you are entitled to apply for the scholarship and receive financial assistance.

Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 2024

Pratibha Puraskar scholarship programme aims to help underprivileged students in Karnataka to improve their overall educational and social status. Students pursuing SSLC, 2nd PUC, Post Graduation, or any professional degree (Technical, Medical) are eligible to apply for D. Devaraja Urs Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 2024, which has a maximum value of INR 25,000. The last date to apply for Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 2024 is 29th February 2024.

Name of ScholarshipPratibha Puraskar Scholarship
Also Known asD Deveraja Scholarship
Launched ByGovernment of Karnataka
Managed ByKarnataka Backward Classes Welfare Department
Scholarship UnderVidyasiri
BeneficiariesStudents from backward classes (SC/ ST/ OBC/ EBC)
BenefitsFinancial Assistance
Academic Year2024
Total Scholarship2000
Minimum Marks required90% in SSLC/2nd PUC
Eligible CoursesUndergraduate and Postgraduate
AmountRs. 25,000
Last date29th February 2024
Application ModeOnline
Official Website

Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship one must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must be a permanent citizen of Karnataka state.
  • Students must enroll in State Govt./ Private Schools/Affiliate Colleges.
  • The applicant is from an impoverished class, such as SC, ST, EBC, or OBC, and they are associated with Categories 1A, 2A, 3A, and 3B.
  • The candidate who received a score of at least 90% in the March/April 2023 SSLC, Secondary PUC, or comparable test.
  • The candidate’s family’s yearly income should be as follows: up to Rs 2.50 lakhs for Category-1, up to Rs 1 lakh for Categories 2A, 3A, and 3B.
Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship 2024

Steps to Apply for Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship


  • Step 1

    First, go to portal.

  • Step 2

    Now click on “Open” button under “Online Application” section.

  • Step 3

    Accept the terms I agree and select the “Click here to apply” button.

  • Step 4

    Choose SSLC/PUC then Provide SSLC/PUC details like, pass type, registration number, pass year, date of birth etc.

  • Step 5

    Then click on “View” button.

  • Step 6

    Provide Caste/income details like category, sub-category and family income etc.

  • Step 7

    Provide Permanent Address details like District, Taluk, Village/Ward, Street/Road, and Pin Code etc.

  • Step 8

    Provide other details like UID (Aadhaar number), name (as per Aadhar card), email and mobile number etc.

  • Step 9

    Provide bank details like bank/branch name, account number, address etc.

  • Step 10

    After providing all the information correctly click on “Preview” button.

  • Step 11

    Recheck the information, if any information is wrong click on “Back” button else click on “Next” button.

  • Step 12

    Upload documents like bank passbook, Aadhaar card, applicant photo and signature etc.

  • Step 13

    Then click on the submit button and print the application form.

Check Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship Application Status

  • To begin with, visit the scholarship’s official website.
  • Your screen will open to the scholarship’s webpage.
  • You need to select the Student Services option from the menu bar.
  • You must select the “Application Status” option from drop-down list.
  • Select the application type, SSLC Registration Number, Year of Pass(YYYY), SSLC Pass Type, and Date of Birth.
  • Choose the information linked to your application.
  • To find out the status of your application, click Get Application Status.


Scholarship Amount

Students pursuing SSLC will get Rs 10,000 and for Class 12/ 2nd PUC students, the amount is Rs 15,000. The grant for Under Graduation (ug) and Post Graduation (pg) is Rs.20,000 and Rs.25,000 respectively.

Class / CourseTotal ScholarshipAmount
SSLC/Class 101,000Rs.10,000
2nd PUC500Rs.15,000
UG Degree / Master’s Degree (General Courses)500Rs.20,000
Professional Degree / Professional Masters Degree(Technical, Medical)500Rs.25,000

Documents Required

  • Aadhar card of the candidate
  • Residence proof
  • Caste certificate
  • Senior Secondary Leaving (SSLC) certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Bank passbook
  • Previous year’s mark sheet from the registered board
  • Email ID
  • Passport photographs & Signature
  • Mobile number

How To Find Application Number?

  • Visit Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship’s official webpage.
  • Your screen will display the home page.
  • Next, you need to select “Student Services” option.
  • Now click the link to view your application number.
  • You’ll see a new page on your screen.
  • You must enter your date of birth, academic year, exam number, and SSLC details on the page.
  • Then you need to choose “Get Scholarship Details.”
  • You will see the status of the Scholarship on your computer screen.

FAQs About Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship

Who is eligible for Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship?

Students who are residents of Karnataka and belong to economically backward classes such as SC / ST / OBC / EBC category are eligible.

Who launched Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship?

D Devraj Urs Pratibha Puraskara is an initiative launched by the Department of Backward Classes Welfare, Government of Karnataka.

What is the amount of Scholarship?

The scholarship amount ranges from Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000.

Where can I apply for Pratibha Puraskar Scholarship?

To apply online visit,

What is the income limit to be eligible for the scholarship?

The income limit for category-1 is Rs. 2.50 lakh, while for 2A, 3A, and 3B categories is Rs.1 lakh.

How to check application status?

To check the status either go to or

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