Purchasing property in Bengaluru? Know how to check land records online to be safe from fraudsters

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Apr 10, 2023 |
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Purchasing property in Bengaluru? Know how to check land records online to be safe from fraudsters

Opportunities of a cosmopolitan and the weather of a hill station are what make Bengaluru the most sought-after place of residence in the country. Whether you are working there or planning to settle there; having a home or a plot in the 5th largest city of the nation is an asset that holds its weight in gold.

Though most people move into apartments, there is no dearth of people who like building their dream home from the ground up. Yes, I understand, there are too many barriers – language and culture barriers, and the familiar unfamiliarity of how the bureaucracy function – to get you the plot you want easily and fraud-free.

Let Bhoomi Karnataka Online Portal come to your rescue. Check and verify official records of the land you are interested in with the click of your finger online. You can find here details like what type of land it is, who is the owner, whether it has liability (bank loan) on it, its mutation status, RTC (Records of Rights, Tenancy, and Crops), and a whole lot more. Moreover, it also allows you to conduct transactions such as property registration, transfer of ownership, and a host of digital payments among many others.  

We have explained below in detail as to why and how to use the services of Bhoomi Karnataka Online Portal:

What is ‘Bhoomi Karnataka Online’ portal all about?

The ‘Bhoomi Karnataka Online’ is the official web portal of the Department of Revenue, Government of Karnataka for the management of land records in the State. So you can be sure of the authenticity of the details provided and transactions made here.

What type of services does ‘Bhoomi Karnataka Online’ offer?

You can avail of the following services online.

  • Revenue Maps

  • Kodagu Disaster Rescue

  • Mutation Status

  • Mutation Register

  • Tippan

  • RTC Information

  • Revenue Maps

  • Mutation Extract

  • Citizen Login and Registration

  • XML verification of RTC

  • List of New Taluks

  • Registration of Dispute Cases

What is RTC or Pahani?

RTC is the abbreviation of Records of Rights, Tenancy, and Crops. Called Pahani in the local language, this certificate contains several essential details mentioned below:

  • Tenancy details

  • Type of land: Commercial Area/ Agricultural/ Non- Agricultural Area

  • Area type

  • What crops are grown on the land

  • Area of Land

  • Information about the owner of the land

  • Nature of possession

  • Water Rate under the land (This refers to the amount of water that can be utilized to keep the land)

  • Liabilities such as bank loans

  • Identification of soil types

How to register on the portal online?

  • Visit the official website at landrecords.karnataka.gov.in

  • Scroll down and click on the ‘Citizen Portal’ tab under the ‘Other Services’ section.

  • Go to the ‘Create Account’ tab on the bottom-left side of the homepage. (If already have an account, just log in with the allotted credentials)

  • Now you will be taken to a form where you have to submit the details asked  

  • Complete the registration process by making a login id and password

  • Now login to the Bhoomi RTC to avail of all the services available there.

How to view original land records (RTC Pahani) online on Bhoomi Karnataka?

  • Visit the official website at landrecords.karnataka.gov.in

  • Double Click on View RTC Information. You will be taken to a new page.

  • You can search for the required land records by Survey Number, Owner wise, and Registration Wise.

  • Choose whatever option you are comfortable with and fill in the details asked there. Just for reference, you will have to fill in details such as District, Taluk, Hobli, Village, and Registration Details to proceed.

  • The next in line is the ‘Hissa Number’ and ‘RTC validity period’. Fill them out and click on ‘Fetch details.’

  • Once done, you will see the details of the owner and RTC.

  • Verify if they are what you think they should be. Any anomaly and you may be in trouble.

  • If you want to save the detail. Go for the ‘Pay & Download’ option. Payment can be made through cards/net-banking/UPI. The fee amount is Rs 15 only.

RTC Pahani is used for legal and loan purposes.

You can also get mutation report on the portal. Here is how you can proceed for it:

  • Visit the official Bhoomi RTC Portal at landrecords.karnataka.gov.in

  • Proceed to “View RTC and MR”

  • Select the Mutation Status option

  • Fill in the tabs such as District, Taluk, Hobli, Village, Survey Number, Surnoc Number, and Hissa Number

  • Now press on the Fetch Details tab

  • The details will be displayed on the screen

  • Save it for future use

For that unaware, Mutation is the process of transferring the ownership rights of property from one person to another. It’s nothing sort of a boon for many people as one can view and change this so easily online. Many Indian states still lag in this regard as their residents have to run from pillar to post to do it all – physically. We hope this blog can be of some assistance to you in filtering out fraud and discrepancies from property deals.



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