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JM Sethia Merit Scholarship Scheme 2016

Deadline: 31-Jul-2016

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J M Sethia Merit Educational Scholarship Scheme was introduced in the year 1997. The Scheme is applicable to any individual. He/She should have passed the qualifying examination in the current year (in first attempt) only. Those having passed earlier are not eligible.


Scholarships can be availed for students enrolled for full-time courses only.

Category A- for doing 9th & 10th class course

Category B- for doing 11th & 12th class course

Category C- for doing graduation course

Category D- for doing post-graduate course

How to apply?

Completed application forms should be addressed to Chief Trustee and sent to JM SETHIA CHARITABLE TRUST, at its Regd. & Head Office at 133, Biplabi Rash Behari Basu Road, 3rd Floor, Room No. 15, Kolkata-700 001,or at its Admn. Office at Gandhi House, 5th Floor, 16, Ganesh Chandra Avenue, Kolkata-700 013, fon : +91-33-2236-0368 / 67, Mobile : +91-93397 93153.
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Number of Schoalrships: On the basis of merit of the marks and reservation factor. 
Category A- 15, Category B- 15, Category C-10, Category D-10
If the number of applications are large, the management may increase the limit according to the purpose.

Scholarship Amount: 

  • Category A- Rs 400 PM for two years
  • Category B- Rs 500 PM for two years
  • Category C- Rs 600 PM for two or three years as applicable
  • Category D- Rs 700 PM for two or three years as applicable

Utilisation of Scholarship Amount: It should be used by the students on himself and on his studies only

Minimum Qualification Examination: 
Category A- 8th Class or equivalent.
Category B- 10th Class or equivalent
Category C- 12th Class or equivalent
Category D- Graduate Degree

Minimum Qualification Percentage: 
Category A- 75% aggregate in Class 8
Category B- 75% aggregate in Class 10
Category C- 75% aggregate (Science, Commerce), 65% aggregate (Humanities/Arts)
Category D- 60% aggregate (Science, Commerce), 50% aggregate (Humanities/Arts)

Unique Scholarship: 
Applicant should not be getting any other kind of scholarship from elsewhere.

Reservation:20% Scholarships in each category are reserved for:

  • Special Category-handicapped
  • Excellence extra-curricular activities like sports NCC. "B" certificate holder debating, dramatics and social services.
  • Eonomically weaker section-of those students, whose parents Annual Income is not more than Rs 120000. Minimum Qualifying percentage need not apply to them.

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