In the model of central government’s Jawahar Navodaya Schools, the state government has started residential schools for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Class, and students from the rural areas. Karnataka government residential schools are established with the aim of imparting quality education across the state.
In these schools, NCERT syllabus is taught in the English medium.
Website – http://kreis.kar.nic.in
Karnataka Government Residential Schools – An Overview
These residential schools include:
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee
- Dr B R Ambedkar
- Indira Gandhi Residential schools and colleges
- Kittur Rani Chennamma
- Morarji Desai
Across the state, there are around 819 such residential educational institutions.
These residential schools started with the objective of helping children from the socially and educationally backward communities to pursue quality education in the English medium and assist them to pursue higher education without any difficulties.
These residential schools provide education to the students from 6th to II PUC.
Karnataka Government Residential Schools – Admission Procedure
A student has to appear for a common entrance exam to get admission to these schools and colleges. This examination will be conducted at the Taluk level in the month of April.
The exam will be in objective type. The students need to answer questions from six subjects including Kannada, English, Mathematics, Science, and Social science.
Where To Get Applications?
- Respective residential schools where a student wants to seek admission.
- Taluk level officers of the Education department
- From the website of the social welfare department – https://sw.kar.nic.in/index.aspx
Number Of Karnataka Government Residential Schools
|Morarji Desai PU/Residential schools||413|
|Kittur Rani Channanna Residential Schools||156|
|Ekalavya Residential schools||10|
|Atal Bihari Vajpayee Residential Schools||15|
|Dr B R Ambedkar Residential Schools||125|
|Indira Gandhi Residential Schools||100|
Government Residential PU Colleges
Morarji Desai Residential PU colleges are English medium schools and are having co-education. 50% of the seats will be allotted for boys and the remaining are reserved for girls.
It helps rural and poor students in getting echnical and medical education. Each student will get free education, boarding and other facilities here.
Seats will be allotted on the basis of merit and 3% reservation has been fixed for Physically challenged and special category students.