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Scholarships in WBJEE

WBJEE Scholarship 2017

WBJEE Scholarships is now been offering by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme and other Free-ship Schemes. WBJEE is a common entrance exam for undergraduate courses in Medical, Dental, Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture to the different Universities, Government Colleges and Self-financed Institutes of West Bengal. This page provides all the important information about the WBJEE Scholarship. Candidates are advised to scroll down for more information about the Scholarship.

WBJEE Scholarship Eligibility criteria

The WBJEE Scholarship Eligibility Criteria for the Tuition Fee waiver and West Bengal free ship scheme is provided below. The eligibility criteria for both the scheme are same. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the scheme.

  • Candidates must be domiciled in West Bengal.
  • Candidates of undergraduate level from the courses given below are eligible to apply for the WBJEE Scholarship
    • Engineering
    • Technology
    • Pharmacy
    • Architecture
  • Candidates, only after admission to an institution through this admission process shall be eligible to apply for availing the scheme through the concern institution.
  • Total annual Family Income of the candidates from all sources must be less than Rs. 2.50 lakhs (Rupees two lakhs and fifty thousand) only.


WBJEE Scholarship Selection Process

 
The WBJEE Scholarship applications under the tuition fee waiver will be accepted by the State Joint Entrance Examination, West Bengal. The selection of the candidates under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme will be decided by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE).

The WBJEE Scholarship selection process for the Tuition Fee Waiver and West Bengal free ship scheme is given below and the selection process for both the scheme is same. The decision of the State Joint Entrance Examination, West Bengal will be final.

The candidates will be selected for WBJEE Scholarship on the basis of the selection criteria given below:

  • Merit List: The conducting body i.e WBJEE prepare the merit list and the shortlisted candidates will undergo for further selection process.
  • Preference of the candidates in the State Joint Entrance Examination WBJEE: The State Joint Entrance Examination, West Bengal are allowed to choose the candidates according to the preference of the eligibility in WBJEEM 2016


WBJEE Scholarship Rewards

 
The State Joint Entrance Examination, West Bengal is limited to pay the Tuition Fee only for all the Institutions concerned under the WBJEE Scholarship Scheme for Tuition Fee Waiver and West Bengal Free-ship scheme. All other fees except tuition fee will have to be paid by the beneficiary.


WBJEE Scholarship - Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme

 
The scheme has been implemented by the government of West Bengal for academically brilliant and economically backward students domiciled in West Bengal for admission in universities, government colleges and self-financed institutes of West Bengal. The WBJEE Scholarship Scheme is applicable only for undergraduate level engineering/technology/pharmacy/architecture courses.

WBJEE Scholarship - Availability of seats under TFW Scheme

  •  Up to the maximum of 5% of sanctioned intake per course are available on the supernumerary basis (over and above the sanctioned seats) for admission under this scheme.
  • For Universities/University Departments, seats available for admission under this scheme shall be as per the decision of the concerned University Authority.
  • In the event of non-availability of students in this category or in case of any vacancy created due to non-reporting of any candidate, already selected under this scheme, the seats shall not be allotted to any other category of candidates.

 

WBJEE Scholarship - West Bengal Free-ship (WBFS) Scheme

 
The scheme has been implemented by the government of West Bengal for meritorious and economically backward students domiciled in West Bengal for admission in universities, government colleges and self-financed institutes of West Bengal. The WBJEE Scholarship West Bengal Free-ship Scheme is applicable only for undergraduate level engineering/technology/pharmacy/architecture courses.

The West Bengal Free-ship Scheme (WBFS) applicable for all AICTE approved Government Engineering & Technology Colleges, Self Financing Engineering/ Technology/Pharmacy Colleges as well as all Engineering Departments of state-aided Universities of the State.

 

WBJEE Scholarship - Availability of seats under WBFS Scheme

 

  • For all Govt. Engineering & Technology Colleges of the State, 10% of the approved seats are available for Half Free-Ship and 10% of approved seats are available for Full Free-Ship.
  • For Self Financing Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy Colleges, opted for admission of students under Management Quota, 10% of approved seats in respect of those courses shall be available for Full Free-Ship.
  • For Self Financing Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy Colleges, implementing the revised Fee-Structure, vide Notification No. 246-Edn-(T), Dated, 06.06.2013, 10% of the approved seats shall available for Half Free-Ship.


WBGMM Scholarship - West Bengal Government Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme

 

The West Bengal Government Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme has been renamed as “Swami Vivekananda West Bengal Government Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme.” The Scheme is available for poor and meritorious students who are economically not as strong enough to continue the further studies.

The scheme is applicable for all undergraduate level medical/dental/engineering/technology/ pharmacy/architecture education in the State of West Bengal.


WBGMM Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be domiciled in West Bengal, who have passed the ‘10+2’ examination under West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education
  • Candidates must have secured at least 75% Marks based on two language subjects and three other elective subjects, taken together in the same year of his/her admission
  • Candidates of undergraduate level from the courses given below are eligible to apply for the WBJEE Scholarship
    • Engineering
    • Technology
    • Pharmacy
    • Architecture
  • Total annual Family Income of the candidates from all sources must be less than Rs. 80,000 per annum.

 This is also is a post admission affair. Students, only after admission to an institution through this admission process shall be eligible to apply for availing the scheme through the concern institution. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board is in no way responsible for implementation of the Scheme.

 The Govt. of West Bengal has already taken initiative for implementation of the Scheme through On-Line Application System. However, separate Notification is issued every year for this scheme from the Government of West Bengal.

WBGMM Scholarship Rewards

 
The Scholarship amount offered by the State Joint Entrance Examination, West Bengal is Rs. 1400 to Rs. 1500 per month. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board provide the Scholarship Rewards to the beneficiary students. 

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