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West Bengal Scholarship 2018 for SC/ST/OBC students - Application, Dates


Government of India Post Matric Scholarship for West Bengal Students 2018 - Eligibility, Scholarship Amount, Application and Dates


West Bengal Scholarship 2018 - Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India has released an official notification, calling out for domiciles of West Bengal to apply for the Government Scholarship. It is a Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC students for West Bengal under Backward Classes Welfare Dept.

The initiative aims at helping students complete their school education without a hiatus due to financial difficulties. Scholarship amount varies from student to student


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Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to avail this scholarship, a candidate must:

  • Be a citizen of West Bengal
  • Be a student of Class 11/12/Graduate/Post Graduate
  • Belong to family whose income is not more than INR 200000 to INR 250000 p.a. for SC/ST and INR 100000 p.a. for OBC


Scholarship Amount

For OBC Students:
  • Medical/Engineering/B.Sc. (Agri.)/ M. Phil/PDD/LL M etc INR 750 for Hosteller and 350 for Day; B.Pharm/ B. Nursing /LLB/Hotel Management/Post Graduate INR  510 for Hosteller and 335 for Day
  • General courses up to graduate Level INR 400 for Hosteller and 210 for Day
  • Classes XI & XII in 10+2 System Intermediate Courses/ITI/Polytechnic Courses INR 260 for Hosteller and 160 for Day

For SC/ST Students:

  • Medical/Engineering/B.Sc. (Agri.)/ M. Phil/PhD/LLM etc INR 1200 for Hosteller and 550 for Day; B. Pharm/ B. Nursing /LLB/Hotel Management/Post Graduate INR  820 for Hosteller and 530 for Day
  • General Courses up to graduate Level INR 750 for Hosteller and 300 for Day or;
  • Classes XI & XII in 10+2 System Intermediate Courses/ITI/Polytechnic Courses INR 750 for Hosteller & 230 for Day


Application Form

In order to apply for the West Bengal student scholarship, follow the steps given here

  • Log on to the official website of West Bengal Government. Click on the student’s registration option on the homepage. Select your city in West Bengal
  • The application form will be displayed on the screen
  • Enter the required detail attach the requisite documents for proof. Click to submit Complete the registration process


Important Dates

Last Date to apply for the Scholarship is 31st October 2018