Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship 2016 - Bikash Bhaban Scholarship by West Bengal Government

Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship; Every year Government of West Bengal provides a grant in from of scholarship for the meritorious students secured 75% or above score for further studies. Find detailed information from this informational post of Merit Cum Means Scholarship from Bikash Bhaban Kolkata.

Bikash Bhaban Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship 2016 by West Bengal Government

Good News! Online Application for SVMcMS has been started!

Last Updated : 16/09/2016

Online Application Submission for West Bengal Government Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship has been started from 16th of September 2016. Candidates may Apply through Online Mode.

Latest Info :

■ Application Start Date : 16/09/2016.
■ Last Date : 30/11/2016. (No Hurry! a long time)

About The Scholarship :

• Many people colloquially name this scholarship as Bikash Bhaban Scholarship since this scholarship is being disbursed from Bikash Bhaban, Kolkata. Actually the Scholarship was previously known as West Bengal Government Merit Cum Means Scholarship. But Finally, at Present the same scholarship is renamed as "Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship".

Scholarship Scheme Details :

for Madhyamik Pass Candidates (10th)
Scholarship For Higher Secondary Level
Grant Rs. 1000/- Per Month
Eligibility Criteria Candidates who have at least 75% Marks in aggregate in Madhyamik (10th) Examination, excluding optional elective subject. Who took admission in Class-XI after passing Madhymik/equivalent Examination in 2016 are eligible.
for H.S Pass Students (10+2)
Scholarship For Under Graduate Level
Grant Rs. 1000/- to Rs. 5000/- Per Month
Eligibility Criteria Candidates who have obtained at least 75% Marks in Higher Secondary Level, Best of Five Marks to be calculated on (2 Language Subjects + Best 3 Elective Subjects). Who took admission in the First Year of Under Graduate courses like Engineering/ Medical / General Education in 2016 are eligible.
for Madhyamik/Vocational Pass Students of Seeking Admission in Polytechnic
Scholarship For Diploma (Polytechnic) Level
Grant Rs. 1500/- Per Month
Eligibility Criteria Students scored 75% marks (excluding optional subjects) and who took admission in any of the following mentioned courses are eligible to apply.
  1. Admitted to 1st Year Diploma (Polytechnic) after Madhyamik (10th).
  2. Admitted to Diploma (Pharmacy)/Modern Office Practice & Management of 2 year duration.
  3. Admitted to 2nd year Diploma (Polytechnic) through Lateral entry after passing HS equivalent WBSCVET courses.
for Candidates completed Graduation with Honours
Scholarship For Post-Graduate Level
Grant Rs. 2000/- to Rs. 5000/- Per Month
Eligibility Criteria Students who have 55% Marks in Honours subject at the Graduation Level of General Education / Engineering in 2016, and who got admission in 1st year at Post Graduate Level Course are eligible to apply.

How to Apply for Bikash Bhaban/Swami Vivekananda Scholarship through Online Mode ?

♦ First Step ) : Prepare/Collect the Documents required for Online Application of Scholarship. Model Proforma of Income Declaration Affidavit & Income Certificate are Available for Download.

For New Application the following documents are mandatory:
1) Income declaration affidavit*.
2) Passport size photograph*.
3) Income Certificate*.
4) Copy of last Marksheet*.
5) Residential proof*.
6) Photocopy of the first page of passbook depicting the A/C no.*.

>> Download Model Income Declaration Affidavit.

>> Download Model Income Certificate.

♦ Second Step ) : Now go to the Official Website ( and Choose your Application Department. Fill the Application Form very Carefully. Attach scanned copy of all required documents listed above. an Take Printout of Finally Submitted Application Form.

♦ Third Step ) : Submit The Completed Application  to the Concerned Department located at Bikash Bhaban, Kolkata. You can find the Address of Respective Department mentioned below. Last Date for Submission of Bikash Bhaban Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship is 31 November, 2016. Your Application to be submitted within the last date mentioned above.

Where to Submit Scholarship Applications Both (Fresh & Renewal) ?

The Name of Concerned Department with Complete Address has been provided below.

1) Commissioner of School Education, West Bengal

for Class XI Students.

■ Address ::
Commissioner of School Education, West Bengal,
(Training & Examination Cell),
Bikash Bhavan, 7th floor,
Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091.


2) Directorate of Public Instruction, West Bengal

for the First Year students of UG and PG Courses in General Education (Arts, Commerce and Science) and other Professional courses approved by UGC, [excluding Engineering & Medical].

■ Address ::
Directorate of Public Instruction, W.B.
Scholarship & Stipend Section,
Bikash Bhavan, 9th floor, North Wing,
Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091.


3) Directorate of Technical Education & Training, West Bengal

for the students pursuing 1st year or 2nd year polytechnic Diploma course after passing Madhyamik Pariksha / Highser Secondary or its equivalent Examination

■ Address ::
Directorate of Technical Education & Training, West Bengal,
Vocational Training Institute,
Plot: B/7, Action Area III, 
New Town, Kolkata-700156.


4) Directorate of Technical Education, West Bengal

for The Forst year UG and PG courses (Engineering and Technology) and other Professional Engineering Courses of Equivalent status approved by AICTE.

■ Address ::
Directorate of Technical Education,
Bikash Bhaban, 10th Floor, 
East Wing (South), Salt Lake, 


5) Directorate of Medical Education

for The 1st year UG (Medical) Students pursuing the Courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS and UG (Nursing) and Students of Pharmacy in three Goverment Institutes located at Jalpaiguri, Kalyani and Bankura.

■ Address ::
Directorate of Medical Education,
"Swasthya Bhaban",
GN-Block, Sector-V, Kolkata - 700091.

Contact Details for this Scholarship :

For Assistance you may place a call to Toll Free Helpline at the following Number. This Helpline will be available from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM everyday except Sundays.

Helpline : ☏ 18001037033

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