Posted in: JOBS Scholarship

Scholarship List after Madhyamik & HS

Government Scholarships

  • Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship for Minorities (WB):This scholarship is provided by the Government of West Bengal for meritorious students belonging to minority communities. It offers financial assistance for pursuing general or professional courses after Madhyamik or HS.

Eligibility:

Academic Performance:

  • Minimum Marks: There’s a minimum marks requirement depending on the level of study and the year you passed the qualifying exam:
    • For Under-Graduate Level Scholarship (passed Madhyamik): At least 60% marks in aggregate in the last qualifying exam. (75% for students who passed Madhyamik in 2020 or before)
    • For Diploma Courses:** At least 60% marks in aggregate in the last qualifying exam from Institutes approved by AICTE and affiliated to WBSCT&VE&SD (75% for students who passed Madhyamik in 2020 or before)
    • For Post-Graduate Level Scholarship (General Education): At least 53% marks in aggregate in Graduation (Honours Subject) from any State University.
    • For Post-Graduate Level Scholarship (Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy): At least 55% marks in Graduate Courses from any State University or AICTE approved Institute of West Bengal.
  • West Bengal Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC Students:This scholarship is offered by the Backward Classes Welfare Department of the Government of West Bengal. It provides financial assistance to SC/ST/OBC students for pursuing post-matriculation (after Class 10) and post-secondary (after Class 12) studies.

Eligibility:

Caste Category:

  • This scholarship is specifically for students belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories residing in West Bengal.

Educational Qualification:

  • Students must be pursuing post-matriculation (after Class 10) or post-secondary (after Class 12) studies in recognized institutions in India.
  • This includes courses like:
    • Graduation (including Honours)
    • Post-Graduation
    • Professional Courses (Engineering, Medical, Law etc.)
    • ITI Courses
    • Polytechnics

Income Criteria:

  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed the following limits:
    • SC Students: Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum
    • ST Students: No specified income limit, but income certificate is required.
    • OBC Students: Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum

Additional Points:

  • Students must be regular students and not pursuing distance education courses.
  • There might be a minimum marks requirement, but it’s advisable to check the official website or scholarship guidelines for the latest information.
  • Here are some resources for the scholarship:
    • Department of Backward Classes Welfare, West Bengal: https://oasis.gov.in/ (Though it mentions Oasis Scholarship, it also contains information on Post-matric scholarships)
    • West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department website might also have information (Couldn’t find a direct scholarship webpage there during this search).

Important Note:

  • Eligibility criteria and application procedures can change from time to time. It’s crucial to visit the official websites of the scholarship providers for the latest and most accurate information.
  • West Bengal Merit cum Means Scholarship:This scholarship is offered by the Government of West Bengal for meritorious students belonging to all communities. It provides financial assistance for pursuing studies after Madhyamik or HS.

Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Madhyamik Pass: Students who have passed the Madhyamik Pariksha exam (class 10) in the year of advertisement or the previous year (e.g., for 2024 advertisement, passed Madhyamik in 2024 or 2023).
  • HS Pass: Students who have passed the Higher Secondary exam (class 12) or an equivalent exam from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE), West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE), or Madrasa Education Board in the year of advertisement or the previous year.

Academic Performance:

  • Minimum Marks: There’s a minimum marks requirement depending on the level of study:
    • Under-Graduate Level Scholarship (passed Madhyamik): At least 60% marks in aggregate in the last qualifying exam.
    • Post-Graduate Level Scholarship: At least 55% marks in Graduation for any stream.

Domicile and Institution:

  • Applicants must be domiciled in West Bengal (ordinarily resident).
  • Students must be enrolled in a government, government-aided, or recognized unaided institution located in West Bengal.

Income Criteria:

  • The total family income of the applicant should not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum.

Central Government Scholarships

  • National Scholarship Portal (NSP):This is a central government initiative that provides a single platform for students to apply for various scholarships offered by the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India and other Ministries/Departments of the Government of India. Students can apply for scholarships for various courses pursued in India and abroad.
  • Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS):This scholarship is offered by the Government of India to identify and nurture young talent in the field of science. It is awarded to students studying in Class XI in recognized schools in India. Students from West Bengal can apply for this scholarship.

Other Scholarships

  • Anant Merit Scholarship Scheme:Offered by Anant Education Initiative, this scholarship is available for students from West Bengal who have passed Madhyamik and HS with a minimum of 70% marks and belong to families with an annual income of less than Rs. 60,000.
  • Kanyashree Prakalpa:This is a conditional cash transfer scheme implemented by the Government of West Bengal to promote the education and empowerment of girls. Under this scheme, financial assistance is provided to girls who continue their education after Class VIII and up to graduation.

Important Note:

  • This is not an exhaustive list. Many other scholarships are available for students in West Bengal.
  • Eligibility criteria, application procedures, and deadlines for these scholarships can change from time to time. It’s important to visit the official websites of the scholarship providers for the latest information.
  • Here are some resources that can help you find scholarships in West Bengal:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to Top