West Bengal Merit Cum Means Scholarship 2019-20

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Last updated on: 11-Nov-2019
EligibilityStudents pursuing technical/professional courses
AwardScholarship amount up to INR 33,000

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by Nov, 2019. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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About the Program

West Bengal Minorities’ Development & Finance Corporation invites applications for West Bengal Merit Cum Means Scholarship 2019-20 from students belonging to minority communities and economically weaker section of West Bengal. The scholarship aims to provide adequate financial assistance to students pursuing technical or professional courses.

  • West Bengal Merit Cum Means Scholarship 2019-20 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a domicile of West Bengal

    • Be studying a technical or professional course such as medical, engineering, management, law, CA, etc.

    • Have a family income of less than INR 2.5 Lakhs per annum 

    • Belong to the minority community of West Bengal 

    • Have scored at least 50% marks in Higher Secondary or Graduation examination

    Note: The students pursuing a professional or technical course in some listed institutions outside West Bengal are also eligible to apply. Such a list of institutions is notified by WBMDFC from time to time.


    For Day Scholars – 

    Admission fee & tuition fee – INR 22,000
    Maintenance Allowance – INR 5,500

    For Hostellers –

    Admission fee & tuition fee – INR 22,000
    Maintenance Allowance – INR 11,000


    The applicant needs to provide the photocopy of bank passbook containing the bank account number and IFS code while submitting the hard copy of the completed application form.

    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Go to the official website.
    Step 2: Click on New Registration.
    Step 3: Select the District where the applicant's institute is situated and click on 'Proceed'.
    Step 4: Fill in the required details under 'Student Information' and 'Scheme Eligibility' sections.
    Step 5: Click on Submit and Proceed.
    Step 6: Note down the User ID as displayed on the screen. 
    Step 7: Login using the registered user id and password.
    Step 8: Fill all the required information under 'Basic Information', 'Academic Information', 'Bank Account Details' section.
    Step 9: Verify and lock the application.
    Step 10: Print & submit the application form along with the required documents to the concerned institute.

Terms and Conditions
  • Scholarship amount will be credited to the student’s bank account through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode.
  • Maintenance allowance will be provided for only 10 months in an academic calendar.
  • Students applying for this scholarship should fulfil the attendance criteria of the institute in which they are enrolled.

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