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Swami Vivekananda West Bengal Government Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

Scholarship details & Qualification:

Sl.No Level Qualification Stipend
1) For Scholarships at Higher Secondary level At least 75% in aggregate in Madhyamik Pariksha or its equivalent as stated above excluding optional elective subject. Students who are enrolled in Class XI on passing Madhyamik Pariksha or its equivalent examination in 2014 will be eligible to apply. Rs. 500
2) For the Under Graduate level scholarships Candidates must obtain at least 75% marks, consisting of two language subjects and three best elective subjects. Students who are enrolled in the first year of Under Graduate Course after passing the H.S. Examination or its equivalent examination in 2014 will be eligible to apply. Rs. 750- 1500
3) For scholarships at Diploma (Polytechnic) level Students who are enrolled after passing-out in Secondary (M.P.) Examination or its equivalent as stated above in 2014 for first year Diploma (Polytechnic) course [H.S. Examination or its equivalent for Diploma in Pharmacy or Modern office practice & Management of 2 year duration] and after passing-out in ‘West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education & Training’ courses which is equivalent to H.S. Examination for 2nd year Diploma (Polytechnic) courses on lateral entry basis will be eligible to apply. Candidates must obtain at least 75% marks in aggregate [excluding the marks secured in the optional elective subject, if any]. Rs.750
4) For the Post Graduate level scholarships At least 55% marks in Honours subjects at the Graduation level. Students who are enrolled in the first year class of Post Graduate Course in general education after passing the Graduation with Honours in 2014 will be eligible to apply. Rs. 1200- 1400

How to apply:
Duly completed applications must reach / be submitted to the Government Offices. Different categories of applicants will submit their applications (along with all enclosures) to the different offices as mentioned here under either in online/offline mode.
i) Class-XI students- Commissioner, School Education, West Bengal, (Training & Examination Cell), Bikash Bhavan, 7th floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091.
ii) The 1st year students of UG and PG Courses in general education (Arts, Commerce and Science) and other professional courses approved by UGC, excluding Engineering & Medical –Directorate of Public Instruction, West Bengal, Scholarship & Stipend Section, Bikash Bhavan, 9th floor, North Wing, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091.
iii) The students pursuing 1st year or 2nd year Polytechnic Diploma course after passing Madhyamik Pariksha/Higher Secondary or its equivalent examination ,Directorate of Technical Education & Training, West Bengal, Vocational training Institute, Action Area-III, Kolkata – 700156.
iv) The 1st year UG and PG courses (Engineering & Technology) and other professional Engineering courses of equivalent stature approved by AICTE – Directorate of Technical Education, West Bengal, Bikash Bhavan, 10th floor, East Wing (South), Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091.
v) The 1st year UG (Medical) courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS and UG Nursing – Directorate of Medical Education, West Bengal, ‘Swasthya Bhavan’, Sector – V, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091.

Last date:
31st December, 2014.

For more details, please visit: http://westbengal.gov.in/
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