JM Sethia Merit Scholarship Scheme 2018

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EligibilityStudents enrolled in class 9 to 12, Graduation, Postgraduation
AwardUp to INR 700 per month for 3 years

About the Program


JM Sethia Merit Scholarship Scheme 2018 invites applications from students enrolled in class 9 to 12, graduation or post graduation courses. The scholarship is applicable only for students pursuing full-time courses only. 

  • JM Sethia Merit Scholarship Scheme 2018
    The students under following categories are eligible for the scholarship -
    • Category A: For class 9 and 10 students with 75% aggregate in class 8 or equivalent
    • Category B: For class 11 and 12 students with 75% aggregate in class 10 or equivalent
    • Category C: For Graduation students with 75% aggregate (in Science/Commerce stream) and 65% aggregate (in Humanities/Arts) in class 12 or equivalent.
    • Category D: For Post-graduation students with 60% aggregate (in Science & Commerce) and 50% aggregate (in Humanities/Arts) in graduation.
    • Category A- 15 students will receive INR 400 per month for 2 years. 
    • Category B- 15 students will receive INR 500 per month for 2 years. 
    • Category C- 10 students will receive INR 600 per month for 2 or 3 years as applicable. 
    • Category D- 10 students will receive INR 700 per month for 2 or 3 years as applicable. 
    • Copy of mark sheet for the last examination passed
    • Copy of income proof 
    • Copy of certificate proving reservation (if any reservation is applicable)
    How can you apply?
    The candidates need to adopt the following application procedure to apply for the scholarship -
    Step 1: Download the application form from here
    Step 2: Read all instructions carefully and fill in all necessary details 
    Step 3: Attach attested copies of supporting documents (Certificates/Mark Sheets)
    Step 4: Send the completed application form to -
    JM SETHIA CHARITABLE TRUST (Regd. & Head Office), 
    133, Biplabi Rash Behari Basu Road, 3rd Floor, Room No. 15, Kolkata-700 001
    Admn. Office
    Gandhi House, 5th Floor, 16, Ganesh Chandra Avenue, Kolkata-700 013 
    Phone: +91-93397 93153,  +91-33-2236-0368 / 67
Important Dates
  • Last date to apply for the scholarship: 31 July 2018
  • Date of selection of candidate: August
  • Date of disbursement of scholarship: September or within the month prior to the next quarter. 
Selection Criteria

A high-level selection panel constituted by the Trust Management will discuss and analyse the merit list for final selection of the scholars. 

Terms and Conditions
20% of total scholarships available in each category are reserved for -
  • Special category - handicapped
  • Excellence in extra-curricular activities like sports, NCC 'B' certificate holder debating, dramatics & social services
  • Economically weaker section- of those students whose parents annual income is not more than INR 1,20,000.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by February, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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