Hindi Scholarship 2017-18


Applications are invited by The Government of West Bengal for Hindi Scholarship Scheme 2017-18 for the students of West Bengal who are studying in higher secondary, graduation, post-graduation and research (M.Phill, Ph.D. or M Litt. etc)


Objective of the scholarship

The aim of this scholarship is to promote the study of Hindi in Non-Hindi speaking states like West Bengal



Also See : Scholarships 2019


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for this scholarship must be a student who belongs to a non-Hindi speaking state and ordinarily residing in West Bengal

Should have passed the madhyamik, higher secondary, graduation, post graduation or any other equivalent degree in 2017

Should have taken admission in any recognized full-time course with Hindi as the sole subject or as one of the combination subjects in the same year

Must have passed the previous qualifying examination with at least 60 percent marks in the first attempt and having Hindi as one of the subjects in the respective course

Candidates of B.Ed/B. T course, where both the contents and methods of teaching Hindi are studied will be eligible to apply for the scholarship

Ph.D. or M.Phil or M.Litt candidates of Hindi Language or Literature are also eligible to apply, if they have registered in such studies in 2017


Scholarship award details

For Higher secondary stage: The amount of scholarship per month is Rs.300 and the quota is 143

For Graduation (UG) stage: The amount of scholarship per month is Rs.500 and the quota is 72

For Post-Graduation (PG) as well as Research stage: The amount of scholarship per month is Rs.1000 and the quota is 24


How to apply

Prescribed application forms may be obtained (till 07 days prior to the submission deadline noted below) either by hand from the Scholarship & Stipend Section of Education Directorate, West Bengal, Bikash Bhaban, North Block, 9tn Floor, Bidhannagar, Kolkata-700 091, between 12 noon to 4 p.m. on any working day on production of the original Mark Sheet or by sending a self-addressed and stamped (Rs.5/-) envelope with attested photocopy of Mark Sheet to the above address


Important Date

Last date to submit application form: 30th December 2017 (upto 4:00 pm)

For more details visit the website: https://wbhed.gov.in/page/notice_board.php


Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal

Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake City, (5th,6th ,8th, 10th Floor) Kolkata-700091, Phone No.: 2321-1212, Email: [email protected], Website: https://wbhed.gov.in