A new Free Laptop scheme has been announced by Karnataka State Government. This scheme is for college students. This scheme was announced while presentation financial budget for the year 2017-18. in the state. Only those students who have just passed their senior secondary examination and are getting admissions into colleges in 2017-18 academic year will be eligible and can apply for free laptop scheme.
Free Laptop to College students -new government scheme in Karnataka
All those students who are getting admission in the year 2017-18 to any branch such as Engineering, Medical, Polytechnic and First Grade Colleges will get Laptop and only to those Free Laptops will be distributed.From the overall calculation it has been find out that free laptop scheme would provide benefits to about 1.5 Lakh students.
Financial Budget set for this scheme is about 450 Crore if the cost of each laptop is Rs. 30000.
How to Apply for Free Laptop Scheme Karnataka
This is the procedure if you want to apply for free laptop scheme but before applying you must make sure that you are eligible for the scheme.
- Candidate who want to apply for the scheme will have to fill an application form.
- The application form for the free laptop scheme in Karnataka would be available offline or online, it is not yet clear because the scheme is just announced in the budget.
Aim of Free Laptop Scheme
—-The state government has announced the scheme of free laptops for college students so that they can be more efficient, productive and digitally literate in their higher studies.
—-The main aim under free laptop scheme is to help students in their studies , this scheme will especially beneficial to those who are not able to afford laptops because of their weaker economic condition.
—-Karnataka government however has reduced the budget for higher education for the upcoming financial year. The allocation for higher education for 2017-18 has been reduced to Rs. 4,401 crore.