Government of India Scholarship for West Bengal Students: Apply Now!

By Malavikka

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 Department.

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


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/PostGraduate
  • 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

Government of India Scholarship for West Bengal


Courses wise scholarship amount

  • Medical/Engineering/B.Sc(Agri)/ M.Phil/Ph.D/L.L.M etc. INR 750 for Hosteller and 350 for Day
  • B.Pharm/ B.Nursing /L.L.B/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 and XII in 10+2 system Intermediate courses/ITI/Polytechnic Courses INR 260 for Hosteller and 160 for Day

How to apply for the government scholarship?

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 students registration option on the homepage
  • Select your city in West Bengal
  • The application form will be displayed on the screen
  • Enter the required details
  • Attach the requisite documents for proof
  • Click to submit
  • Complete the registration process


The last date to apply for the scholarship is 31 October 2017

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