November 30, 2016
Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2016 is offered to pursue secondary, diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate level studies. The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students of West Bengal pursuing higher studies.
Swami Vivekananda scholarship is provided to the meritorious students who lack the financial assistance for good education. To facilitate smooth applications for students, applications will be accepted online as well as offline.To complete the application process, students from different courses are supposed to deposit their applications to different authorities, details available below.
Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2016 Application form will be accepted until November 30, 2016.
|Class/ Age||Higher secondary, diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate level.|
Domiciled and studying in West Bengal
The students of Post-Madhyamik levels in regular courses who are domiciled in West Bengal and studying in one of the educational institutions of this state after passing out from the State Board / Council of Secondary / Higher Secondary Education and Madrasah Siksha Parishad or a University of West Bengal set up by State Act can apply for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2016.
For Scholarships at Higher Secondary level:
For the Under Graduate
For scholarships at Diploma (Polytechnic)
For the Post Graduate level scholarships
Candidates whose annual family income is Rs. 2,50,000 or less are eligible to apply.
Adhaar Card recommendation
Applicants have to enter their adhaar card details in the relevant columns. Note: Lack of Aadhar Card shall not debar /disqualify a candidate from applying for the Scholarship in 2016
|Scholarships at Higher Secondary level||Rs. 1000 per month|
|Under Graduate level scholarships||Rs. 1000 to Rs.5000 per month|
|Scholarships at Diploma (Polytechnic) level||Rs. 1500 per month|
|For the Post Graduate level scholarships||Rs.2000 to Rs. 5000 per month|
The recipients of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2016 will not be allowed to opt any other scholarship/stipend from State/Central Government for the same course/stage of the study.
To renew the scholarship, candidates have to fill a "continuity Certificate" from the head of the educational institution and deposit it with the requisite scholarship sanctioning authority within one month from the date of admission to the next higher class after passing in the first attempt.The application and the continuity certificate should be submitted within one month of the admission in the next class.
The Renewal of the scholarship is possible only if the candidate scores the following minimum %
Payment of Scholarship: The Payment of scholarship will only be done through ECS, so candidates should provide the A/c no., Bank Name, IFSC Code, MICR number of the nationalised bank in which the students has an account.
Applicants have to register to the portal online by following the common registration link given below. After successful registration, applicants can apply individually for the scholarships as per their eligibility by filling up the online form and submitting it offline to the addresses given below.
After filling the online Application Form, the students have to affix/paste the recently signed passport size photo on the application form.
Documents to be sent with the application form:
For submitting the scholarship application form, the student should clearly write on the envelope "Application for Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme pursuing ________________ Course of Studies”
The application has to be sent to the following office for the given following categories
The Hard copy of the application, along with requisite enclosures and a recent passport-size and signed photograph, properly affixed on the application form must reach/be submitted to the offices mentioned above by November 3, 2016.
It may be noted here that duly filled in and completed applications will only be considered for awarding Scholarships.
Level-wise number of awardees will be selected considering both merit and means of the applicants from the valid applications received within the last date of receiving applications.
Helpline Number: 18001037033 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM except Sundays