If anyone wants to buy a piece of land in Bangalore Karnataka then it is very important to know the difference between A and B Khata properties. A and B Khata are the documents to certify the ownership of a property by paying taxes to the BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike).

Khata is a legal document, it is essential to get any documents that are related to the construction or sale of a property sanctioned. Khata is very important to get a building plan approval, building licenses, and loans to apply for electricity connection and water connection in Bangalore Karnataka.

If the person is getting a property under the BBMP is eligible to own a khata document. In that document Owner’s name, location, property size, built-up area and property number (PID) are very important. A khata is essential to calculate the tax payable on a particular property.

A- Khata

A- Khata property is considered a legal and permanent one. A- Khata lands mean which is sanctioned layout by the BBMP. They also confirmed that there is no Farming activity going on and not at all revenue land. A- Khata property has ownership rights to get water & Electricity

Required Document to apply for A Khata
Latest tax payment receipt
Occupancy certificate (OC)
Building approval plan
Encumbrance certificate
Betterment charges receipt
Possession certificate (in case of apartments)
Sale Deed
Allotment documents from corporations concerned

B- Khata

B- Khata concept is only in Bengaluru because there were many areas currently under Bengaluru (BBMP Mainly) was under Panchayet, because from Panchayet it can not be converted under municipal corporation so they gave it as B-Khata.

B- Khata is a temporary property B- Khata property has to convert to A Khata property over a period of time. Also, B – Khata property has difficulty getting water connections,  Bank loans, and electricity connections.

Recently the Karnataka high court has asked BBMP to give personal identification to all properties.

To Register B- Khata 

Sale deed
Occupancy Certificate (OC)
Layout plan / Master plan (Approved by Panchayat).
Latest Property taxes bill.
Possession Certificate.
Location blueprint.
Proof of any improvement charges
Order of conversion of land from agriculture to non-agricultural purposes.
A copy of receipts of property taxes was paid last year.
Betterment charges receipt.

Khata Extract issued by the Panchayat

E- Khata

E- Khata is known as Electronic Khata. E-Khata is very simple. It is a type of net banking account to save your time. In this case, there is no need to visit the bank. everything can be accessed online.  Getting E-Khata is very easy. If you have a PID number ( Kind of ward number of property ) you can apply Online.