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Swami Vivekananda Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship, 2018 by Govt. of West Bengal: Apply by Nov 30

About the Scholarship

Applications are invited for scholarship for the year 2018, under “SWAMI VIVEKANANDA MERIT-CUM-MEANS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME” for providing financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students of West Bengal, pursuing higher studies.

Types of Scholarships
  1. Scholarship at Higher Secondary level
  2. Scholarship at Undergraduate level
  3. Scholarship at Diploma (Polytechnic) level
  4. Scholarship at Postgraduate level
  5. Scholarship for Kanyashree applicants (K-3 component) ( MA & M.COM and M.SC students)
  6. Scholarship for M.Phil/ NON-NET/NET-LS Research Fellow
Eligibility Criteria
  • The scheme benefits students of Class XI and XII, and at under Graduate level in Engineering, Medical and Technical / Professional courses besides Under Graduate, Post Graduate level students pursuing General Degree courses. These scholarships will be sanctioned to deserving students on merit-cum-means criteria.
  • Students pursuing M.Phil courses and Doctoral courses (NON-NET JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW and NET-LECTURER-SHIP) from State-aided Institutions will come under the purview of this Scholarship Scheme.
  • Kanyashree recipients (K-2) pursuing Post Graduate courses in Science, Arts and Commerce stream from Universities of this State after obtaining Under Graduate Degree with 45% marks in aggregate from Institutions of this State will come under the aegis of this Scholarship Scheme.
  • The upper ceiling for family income has been fixed at Rs.2,50,000/- per annum.
Allocation and Rate of Scholarship

To view the Allocation and Rate of Scholarship, click here.

Application Procedure
  • Different categories of applicants shall have to submit their applications to the respective hyperlink in the home page of in online mode.
  • In any case submission of paper application will not be entertained.
  • There is no need to submit the hard copy of the application.
  • Online application process for fresh candidates will commence on and from 10th September, 2018 and closing date of submission of Head of Institution certified copy in the web-portal is on 30/11/2018. Applicants must submit the office copy of Head of the Institution declaration form (hard copy) generated from the web-portal to the concerned institutions latest by 30.11.2018.

For detailed information on Application Procedure, click here.
To download Model Proforma for Income Certificate, click here.
To download the User Manual for online Application Process, click here.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018


Email Id:
Phone No.: +1800-102-8014

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