When you use the bmtc bus service for your daily transportation, you know about bus passes and how to apply for bus passes. But the question arises how can you renew your old bmtc bus pass?
Every pass holder has to renew their pass at the end of the year once the period is over. If you intend to continue your pass with the same method you originally made, you can read the following post.
Likewise, for the people who want to use the Seva Sindhu portal for bus passes. You will get complete information on Renew Bmtc bus pass through Seva Sindhu portal 2021.
What is Seva Sindhu?
Seva Sindhu is an online self-service portal organized by the government of Karnataka. It is a portal where residents or citizens of Karnataka can access and use all government-related services.
Citizens of Karnataka can track the real-time status of their applications through the Seva Sindhu portal. Any offices within the state can register with the Seva Sindhu portal.
Recently, the chief minister of Karnataka, B. S. Yediyurappa, announced that all the bmtc bus services would be available through Seva sindhu. This means students can apply or renew their smart card online on seva sindhu website.
Some other features you can get at the website are:
- Check the status of a bmtc bus pass
- Apply for a new bus pass
- Renew bmtc bus pass
- Check the price of a bus pass.
When should I renew my Bmtc bus pass?
It is very simple when you have a bus pass, and it is about to expire, then you have to visit the nearest bmtc bus depot or apply online. It is essential to submit your old bus pass before applying for a new pass. A bmtc pass is a government-approved Id that you can use to travel in a bmtc bus.
Renewal of bus passes can be done through online or offline mode. For offline mode, you have to visit the bus depot in-person. There you have to submit documents to the officer.
Renew bmtc bus pass process using Seva Sindhu portal
As you already know in the above paragraph that seva Sindhu provides various facilities for the citizens of Karnataka. It is also the easiest way to renew your bus pass online in 2021.
- First, you have to visit the official website.
- If you are applying for the first time then, you have first to register yourself.
- Next, you have to click on the Registered user’s login here option.
- A new webpage will popup, and it will redirect to a seva Sindhu login page.
- There you have to enter your Email address or mobile number.
- Click on Get OTP, and you will receive an OTP on your mobile number.
- Enter OTP and type captcha in the box.
- At last, Click on the submit button.
Now you have to follow some step-by-step instructions for the bmtc pass renewal process.
Bmtc bus pass renewal price.
The Bangalore bus pass’s renewal cost varies depending upon whether you are applying for bmtc smart card or a paper bus pass. The rate of bus passes also varies from student to student. If you are a school student, then it will cost you between 200₹-920₹. For college students using bmtc service may cost between 200₹ – 1600₹.
Below I have shared a details table for bmtc student bus pass renewal price 2021
There is also difference invalidity of the pass for college as well as school students. For school students, the validity of the bmtc bus pass is from January 2021 to August 2021. At the same time, the validity for college students is from November 2021 to August 2021.
Last date for renew bmtc pass 2021
As per the information available on the official website, last year the last date for a bus pass is the end of February month. But due to covid, the last date may vary, and you will get notified through the official website.
Steps to check the last date on bmtc
- Firstly, open your browser and type bmtc.
- Visit the official website and click on Student Pass.
- Then it will redirect you to a new page.
- On this page, you will get all the latest updates.