The state government of Karnataka is providing a laptop at free of cost under Laptop Bhagya scheme. The benefit of the scheme is especially for SC/ST students pursuing higher studies. The distribution of laptop has been started by the government. Interested candidate can apply through download the form from dce.kar.nic.in.
The Higher Education Department, Karnataka has allocated the fund of Rs. 112 Crore for implementing the laptop Bhagya scheme. The students of SC/ST studying in government engineering colleges, polytechnics and degree colleges can apply for the scheme. According to the data, over 1.50 lakh SC / ST students studying in different colleges across the state will get the benefit of the scheme.
According to the Source, the cost of each laptop could between 32,000 to 35,000 rupees to the education department. Below given the details and important feature of the scheme like eligibility criteria, required documents, and apply process.
Laptop Bhagya Scheme Eligibility Criteria
Below given the details of the eligibility to apply for the scheme.
- The applicant must be a citizen of Karnataka State.
- If the students of SC / ST category are willing to continue their study can apply for the scheme.
- The applying student must pass 12th class with the passing grade. In any case, Student studying in secondary school can’t apply for the free laptop scheme.
Bangalore University is already providing a free laptop for SC/ST students pursuing post graduation. However, the beneficiary student returning the laptop after the completing of the course to the university.
The candidate can visit this link http://www.dce.kar.nic.in/freelaptop.html. Here candidate will get more information regarding the free laptop distributing scheme. The candidate has to login on eMIS portal to apply for the scheme, below given a link to access directly on the website.
Required Documents for Laptop Bhagya scheme
1) Domicile Certificate
2) Caste Certificate
3) College Fee Structure
4) 12th Pass Certificate
5) A Latest Photograph
Apart from this, the students can apply for Laptop Bhagya scheme by visiting the official website at dce.kar.nic.in. Below given a link to download the form and instructions to apply for the scheme.
The candidate has to submit the application form to concerned authority with attached all the required documents. The hard copy of the application form will submit to the authority. The authority will do cross-check all the details of the students.