Yuva Nidhi Scheme 2024 : Apply Online, Eligibility Check, Documents Required

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The Yuva Nidhi scheme is the fifth and final guarantee scheme among the five guarantee schemes of the Government of Karnataka.

Under the Yuva Nidhi scheme, diploma and degree holders who completed their studies in the academic year 2022-23 and remain unemployed even after 6 months of graduation will be eligible for a monthly stipend of Rs 1500 and Rs 3000.

This article will provide you with complete and accurate information about the Yuva Nidhi scheme and guide you through the process of applying for the Yuva Nidhi scheme online using your mobile phones.

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Yuva Nidhi Scheme Highlights

Scheme NameYuva Nidhi Scheme
Initiated ByGovernment Of Karnataka
BeneficiariesUnemployed Diploma & Degree Holders
Scheme Amount1500 Rs for Diploma Holders
3000 Rs for Degree Holders
Scheme Launch Date12th January 2024
Payment MethodOnline (Through DBT)
Application Start Date26th December 2023
Application Last DateThere is NO last date
Official Websitesevasindhugs.karnataka.gov.in
More Details (Eligibility Check Link, Documents Required, Application Process etc..)Please Read Below

Yuva Nidhi Scheme Eligibility Criteria

The applicants who fulfill the following eligibility criteria will be able to submit an application for the Yuva Nidhi scheme.

  • The student must be a resident of Karnataka.
  • The student must have completed their diploma or any degree only in the academic year 2022-23. (Students who graduated in previous academic years (i.e. before 2022-23) are not eligible for this scheme.)
  • The student must not be pursuing any higher education after completing their diploma or degree course.
  • The student must not be self-employed, either with or without obtaining loans.
  • The student must not have been employed or working in any government or private sector organization after completing their diploma or degree.
  • The student must not have availing any ESI/PF/NPS benefits.
  • The student must have studied in the state of Karnataka for a minimum of six years.

Yuva Nidhi Scheme Eligibility Check Link

If you are confused and do not understand your eligibility to apply for the Yuva Nidhi scheme, you can visit the official website provided below.

and Answer a few simple questions to determine whether you are eligible or not.

Yuva Nidhi Scheme Amount & Benefits

Student TypeMonthly Stipend (In Rs)
Diploma Completed1500
Degree Completed3000
It is important to note that the monthly stipend will be provided for a period of only 2 years or 24 months for each student after that, the scheme benefits will be discontinued.

Documents Required For Yuva Nidhi scheme

To apply for the Yuva Nidhi scheme, you do NOT need to upload any kind of documents while submitting the application online. Everything is automated, and you just need to enter the document numbers of the following documents.

  • Aadhaar Card Number
  • Registration or University Seat Number (USN)
  • Ration Card or CET Registration Number (required to check your domicile status)
  • Applicant Mobile Number
  • Applicant Email-Id

Note : Diploma lateral entry students who pursued their diploma directly after SSLC and subsequently joined engineering after the diploma should upload a picture of their final Diploma certificate while submitting online application for Yuva Nidhi Scheme.

Yuva Nidhi Scheme Important Dates

Application Starting Date26-12-2023 at 1:30 PM
Application Last DateThere is NO last date for this scheme
Also Read : 

1) Yuva Nidhi Monthly Self Declaration Form

2) Prize Money Scholarship Status Check 2023-24

3) Prize Money DBT Status Check 2024 (Credited!!)

How to Apply for Yuva Nidhi Scheme 2024 @sevasindhu.karnataka.gov.in

Please follow the below procedure to apply for the Yuva Nidhi scheme using your mobile phone or PC from the comfort of your home.

Applicant Details

STEP 1 : Visit the official website of Seva Sindhu (sevasindhugs.karnataka.gov.in) for Yuva Nidhi at the link provided below on this page and log in to the portal using your Seva Sindhu account credentials.

STEP 2 : Read the self-declaration and accept it by selecting the ‘Yes‘ option.


STEP 3 : Click on the Aadhaar authentication button , a separate window will open. Enter your Aadhaar number and select the type of authentication as OTP.

Enter the OTP received on your mobile number linked to your Aadhaar card and click the submit button.

STEP 4 : Return to the previous page and click on the ‘Get Aadhaar Details‘ button.

Details such as your Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Photo, and Permanent Address will be displayed, and these are not editable.


STEP 5 : If your permanent address and current address are the same, select ‘Yes’ option. If the addresses are different, select ‘No’ option and manually enter your current address.

STEP 6 : Select your District and Taluk Name from the drop-down lists.

Education Details

STEP 1 : Select the course you completed (Diploma or Degree).

STEP 2 :
a) If you have completed a diploma, select the class or standard you studied previously (PUC or 10th).

b) If you have completed a degree, select the type of degree you completed (UG or PG).


STEP 3: Select your Board or University Name from the drop-down lists and enter your Registration or University Seat Number (USN).

Note :

a) As the details of your degree or diploma certificate are directly fetched from the NAD database, if your education details are not showing, kindly wait for some days as the universities need to update their student data to the NAD portal.

b) Make sure you enter your registration or USN number with no spaces included. If there are any spaces in between or after your registration number, your details will not be able to fetch from the NAD database.

Domicile Verification


a) If you have completed a diploma, select the Ration card option and enter your ration card number.

b) If you have completed a degree, choose any option that suits you and is applicable, then enter the corresponding document or registration number.

Communication Details

Enter your Mobile Number and Email-Id

Additional Details

Select your caste category, and if you have any physical disability, choose ‘Yes.’ If not, select ‘No’.

Final Submit

Enter the captcha number as it appears on your screen and click the submit button.

Mistakes to Avoid After Submitting Yuva Nidhi Scheme Application

  • You are required to promptly inform the government upon securing employment (Job) or becoming self-employed. Failure to do so will result in penalties as per the government of Karnataka regulations.
  • Please actively search for jobs or plan your own business, as the scheme benefits will only be provided for 2 years.

Yuva Nidhi Scheme Application Link

We hope that this article has been very helpful in applying for your Yuva Nidhi scheme application.

If you have any doubts or comments, please let us know in the comment section below.

For more updates, keep visiting : www.connectkarnataka.in


  1. What is the last date for applying to the Yuva Nidhi scheme?

    There is no deadline for applying to the Yuva Nidhi scheme.

  2. How to apply for the Yuva Nidhi scheme online?

    Visit (sevasindhugs.karnataka.gov.in) and click on Yuva Nidhi and then fill out the online form and then click on submit button.

  3. Can I apply for Yuva Nidhi Scheme if I graduated before 2023?

    No, you cannot apply and submit an online application, as the scheme is only for students who graduated in 2023.

  4. Why are my educational details not showing in the National Academic Depository (NAD) to submit the Yuva Nidhi Scheme application?

    The data of students who graduated in 2023 is exclusively stored in the NAD database for the Yuva Nidhi scheme. However, if you are a 2023 graduated student and your educational details are not yet showing, please wait for a few days as it will be updated by your respective universities.

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