Sainik Welfare and Resettlement Department is running Military Boys Hostels at Athani, Belgaum, Bijapur, Karwar & Mysore and a Girls hostel at Dharwar. These hostels are meant for children of exservicemen from Karnataka studying at these places. This facility is to help children of exservicemen to get quality education at these places.

Desirous Exservicemen / Widows may approach the District offices concerned for admission of their children in these hostels. Generally the applications are invited in the months of March / April.

General guidelines for admission in these hostels are as below :

The Exservicemen must be a domicile of Karnataka

Only one child of an exserviceman is given admission. However on extreme compassionate grounds, 2nd child may be provided admission on payment basis.

The children of the exsrvicemen must have got admission in any school at these places

The residence of the exserviceman must be more than 30 Kms from the place of education institute

These hostels are meant for students upto Matriculation. However, if there are vacancies, students of PUC, Polytechnic and ITI also will be considered

Failed students will not be considered for admission

Facilities provided at these Hostels

Hostel inmates will be provided with Free Boarding and Lodging

One set of uniform will be provided free of cost

Hot water facility

Indoor games like Carrom, Chess and outdoor games like Volley ball, Throw ball are available

Mini Library with useful books is available

TV and recreation room with restricted timings


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