Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, West Bengal 2023-24

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EligibilitySC students of Class 9 and 10
AwardA monthly scholarship up to INR 750 & an adhoc grant up to INR 1,000

About the Program


Last Updated On : 21-08-2023   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Pre-Matric Scholarship to SC Students, West Bengal 2023-24 is an initiative of the Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal for students of Class 9 and 10. The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to SC students studying in Class 9 and 10 to minimize the incidence of dropout. The selected candidates will receive a monthly scholarship up to INR 750 and adhoc grant of INR 1,000 per annum.

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, West Bengal 2023-24

    To be eligible for the scholarship, a candidate must -

    • be a domicile of West Bengal
    • belong to the SC category
    • be a student of Class 9 and 10
    • have an annual income of less than INR 2,00,000

    The selected candidates will receive the following benefits - 

    Hostler Day Scholar
    INR 750 per month for 10 months (INR 350 from the Government of India and INR 400 from the State Government) INR 150 per month for 10 months
    Adhoc Grant INR 1,000 per annum Adhoc Grant INR 750 per annum


    • Caste certificate
    • Income certificate
    • Academic certificates/marksheets
    • Disability certificate (if required)
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the opportunity by following the below-mentioned steps:
    Step 1:
    Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note - If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email Id)
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Student's Registration' at the top of the dashboard.
    Step 4: Choose the district where the institute is located.
    Step 5: Fill in all the necessary details, upload the required documents and submit the form.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st October 2023

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.

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