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Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2021-22

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2020-21

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2021-22

About Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2021-22

With a view to assisting the meritorious students belonging to economically backward families in the State of West Bengal to pursue higher studies, the Government of West Bengal introduces this scheme of giving scholarships at different levels of higher studies, at educational institutions based in West Bengal. The Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme has been thoroughly revamped in the year 2016 to cover more number of students as well as to enhance the scholarship amounts significantly..

 

Scope Of this Scholarships

 

* The scheme benefits students studying in regular mode of Class XI and XII, and at under Graduate level in Science/Arts/Commerce, Engineering, Medical and Technical / Professional courses. Post Graduate level students pursuing Science/Arts/Commerce & Technical/Management. These scholarships will be sanctioned to deserving students on merit-cum-means criteria.

 

* Students should pass in the year 2021 or 2020 (unable to get admission in the year 2020 due to unavoidable reason) with at least (a)60% marks in aggregate in the last qualifying examination from West Bengal Board of Secondary Education/West Bengal Council for Higher Secondary Education/Madrasa Education for Higher Secondary level or Under Graduate level Scholarship (b) 60% marks in aggregate in diploma course from Institutes approved by AICTE and affiliated to WBSCT&VE&SD for Under Graduate level Scholarship (in 2nd year Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy courses through Lateral Entry) or affiliated by State Medical Faculty for Under Graduate level Scholarship (in 2nd year Pharmacy course through Lateral Entry) (c) 53% marks in aggregate in Graduation (Honours Subject) from any State University for Post Graduate Level Scholarship (General Education) /55% marks in Graduate Courses from any State University or AICTE approved Institute of West Bengal for Post Graduate Level Scholarship (Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy).

 

* Students pursuing M.Phil courses and Doctoral courses (NON-NET JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW and NET-LECTURERSHIP) 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.

 

As the payment will be made by direct beneficiary transfer only, furnishing of Bank details of the applicant, i.e. A/C No., Bank Name, IFS Code of Bank is mandatory.

 

* There will be no need to submit hard copy of the application.

 

* Candidates opting for these scholarships and found eligible, will not be allowed to enjoy any other governmental (central/state) scholarship or stipend for the same course/stage of study. However, one time grants or assistances received from any source, or free or partly-free studentship allowed by the host institutions will not debar the students from availing of the benefits of this scheme.

 

Schedule for Online Application

 

Fresh Application 2021 : Opening Date 16.11.2021

 

Renewal(including K3 Renewal) Application : Opening Date 16.11.2021

 

Fresh Kanyashree (K3) Application 2021 : Opening Date 16.11.2021

 

For more details refer the Official Publisher:

 

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3 thoughts on "Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2021-22"
  • SHUVANKAR CHOWDHURY
    August 21, 2018 5:49 pm

    In previous year 2017 I applied for bikash bhavan scholarship for H.S. I got 75.2% marks in H.S but I can’t get money. Please inform me when I will get money.

    • Scholarships In India
      August 22, 2018 1:28 pm

      Dear Shuvankar can you contact the Scholarship provider directly through their Helpdesk email ID?

  • Lavanya S
    February 12, 2021 2:28 pm

    How we got scholarships?

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