2013/14 Swami Vivekananda West Bengal Government Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme, India

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Government of West Bengal offers scholarship for Indian students. The students of Post-Madhyamik levels in regular courses who are domiciled in West Bengal and studying in one of the educational institutions of this state after passing out from the State Board / Council of Secondary / Higher Secondary Education and Madrasah Siksha Parishad or a University of West Bengal, whose annual family income is Rs. 80,000/ or less may apply for this scholarship. Level-wise number of awardees will be selected considering both merit and means of the applicants from the valid applications received within the last date of receiving applications. Application should be submitted till 31st December, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for higher secondary, diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Scholarship Provider: Government of West Bengal, India
Scholarship can be taken at: India

Eligibility: -For Scholarships at Higher Secondary level: At least 75% in aggregate in Madhyamik Pariksha or its equivalent as stated above excluding optional elective subjects. Students who are enrolled in Class XI on passing Madhyamik Pariksha or its equivalent examination
in 2013 will be eligible to apply. 
-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 2013 will be eligible to apply.
-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 2013 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]. 
-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 2013 will be eligible to apply.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of India (who are domiciled in West Bengal) can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for awarding scholarship for the year 2013-14 under “Swami Vivekananda West Bengal Government Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme” introduced for providing financial assistance to  the poor and meritorious students of West Bengal pursuing higher studies. The students of Post-Madhyamik levels in regular courses who are domiciled in West Bengal and studying in one of the educational institutions of this state after passing out from the State Board / Council of Secondary / Higher Secondary Education and Madrasah Siksha Parishad or a University of West Bengal, set up by State Act, whose annual family income is Rs. 80,000/- or less may apply for this scholarship.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? For Scholarships at Higher Secondary level (@ Rs. 500/- p.m.)
-For the under Graduate level scholarships (@ Rs. 750/- to Rs. 1500/- p.m.)
-For scholarships at Diploma (Polytechnic) level (@ 750/- p.m.)
-For the Post Graduate level scholarships (@ Rs. 1200/- to 1400/-)

Selection Criteria: It may be noted here that duly filled in and completed applications will only be considered for awarding Scholarships. Level-wise number of awardees will be selected considering both merit and means of the applicants from the valid applications received within the last date of receiving applications.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications can be made either electronically (through website) or manually this year for all the courses excepting medical education. In case of medical education applications should only be made manually and not electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st December, 2013.

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