WB Scholarship 2021 – Check West Bengal Scholarship List, Fulll Details Eligibility


The West Bengal Scholarships or WB Scholarships are open to applicants. This is for whose domicile is West Bengal. It is open to both school and college students. These scholarships strive to help the underprivileged sections of society. That can be by assisting them in attaining a good education. Which is through financial aids, meritorious and deserving students to help achieve their education dreams.

This is especially in the higher education sector. With the state has made a name for itself in the field of education with great universities and educational institutes, the need for improving education to all classes of society is the need of the hour.

WB Scholarship
WB Scholarship

In this section, we discuss in detail the list of WB Scholarship. Which is given by the West Bengal (WB) government. Here we have the detailed eligibility criteria, the complete application process, list of documents required, renewal process, various benefits, frequently asked questions, and relevant contact parts.

West Bengal Scholarship 2021 – Overview

Here we have full details of the scholarship. Do have a look at this. This will be helpful.

Provided byWest Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (WBMDFC)
NameWest Bengal Scholarship
EligibleSC/ST/OBC Students
Official websiteClick Here


List of West Bengal Scholarship

The West Bengal scholarships are funded both by the republic.  And the central government. The list of scholarships, along with the relevant time periods applicable to them is listed below. Do check this out. This will help you. Check the table here. This will be helpful. Do have a look at this.

Name of scholarshipApplication time period (Tentative)
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum means scholarship for minoritiesBetween July – September
Biryani Kanya Medha Britti scholarshipBetween May- July
West Bengal post-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBCBetween September – November
West Bengal pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST studentsBetween September – November
Hindi scholarship schemeBetween October – December


Also read – G.P. Birla Scholarship 2021 – WB Scholarship Application Form, Eligibility

WB Scholarship – Eligibility

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Swami Vivekananda Merit cum means scholarship for minorities
  • Domicile should be West Bengal 
  • Diploma/higher secondary students should have min. 75% score in 10th exam
  • Undergraduate students should have at least a 75% score in class 12th
  • PG students should have scored at least 53% score in general courses and 55% score in engineering
  • Annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakhs 
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti scholarship
  • Applicable only for girl students whose domicile is West Bengal 
  • The candidate should have passed the 12th standard.
  • The candidate should be studying engineering/medicine or basic sciences at well-known colleges of West Bengal. 
West Bengal post-matric WB scholarship for SC/ST/OBC
  • Only for SC/ST/OBC students of domicile West Bengal
  • Candidates should be in class 11th/12th/graduation/post-graduation
  • Annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakhs for SC/ST students 
  • Annual family income should be less than INR 1 lakhs for OBC students 
West Bengal pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST studentsOnly for SC/ST students of domicile West Bengal
Only class 9th/10th students can apply
Annual family income should be less than INR 2 lakhs
Hindi scholarship scheme
  • Candidates should be from a purely non-Hindi speaking region/state
  • Should be residing at West Bengal currently
  • The candidate should have passed higher secondary/graduation/PG/ Madhyamik/ equivalent courses.
  • At least 60% in the last qualifying exam with Hindi as one of the subjects of study is compulsory. 

WB Scholarship Application Process – How to Apply Online

Those applicants who comply with the eligibility conditions can go ahead.  And apply for these scholarships. Every scholarship under this umbrella needs to be applied in a separate portal. Here are the details of which are indicated below. Check the table here. Do have a look at this.

Name of WB scholarshipRespective application portal
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum means scholarship for minoritiesApply through online portal – West Bengal minorities development and finance corporation
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti scholarshipApply online through the JBNSTS portal
West Bengal post-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBCOnline application through OASIS portal
West Bengal pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST studentsOnline application through OASIS portal
Hindi scholarship schemeOffline application to be addressed to:
Scholarship and stipend section of education, Directorate, West Bengal, Bikash Bhaban, North Block, 9th floor, Bidhannagar, Kolkata – 700091
Aikyashree ScholarshipApply online through WB Scholarship Portal

General Steps for ONLINE Applications 2021

Follow the steps here. This will help you. Check this out. Do follow up.

  • Go to the respective ONLINE portal for WB Scholarship.
  • Register on the website with valid details – login ID and password details.
  • Receive OTP on registered mobile numInsert
  • Start OTP on the website and valid student ID.
  • Enter the ‘Application Form filling Section.’
  • Enter all compulsory details.
  • Scan and upload records on the portal.
  • Check for the correctness of details.
  • SUBMIT the application.
  • Take a print out of the submitted application form and submit a hard copy of the same with relevant
  • Documents at the educational institution where the candidate is studying.

Documents For West Bengal Scholarship

All applicants, whether applying ONLINE or OFFLINE. They have to ensure that they support their application with a list of documents. These reports confirm their application and thereby validate their candidature. This is for the scholarship too. The list of documents is given below. Do have a look. Check this out.

  • An affidavit declaring the income declaration of family.
  • Recent passport size photo of the applicant in the name format.
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Mark sheets of last qualifying exam
  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of identity
  • Domicile certificate
  • Attested photocopy of the first page of passbook
  • Aadhaar card copy

West Bengal Scholarship – Renewal Process

All applicants who are in receipt of the WB scholarship amount from the WB state government. They should renew their scholarship application every year. This is in order to continue receiving funds for their studies. In this regard, applicants have to check the last dates for renewal of their scholarship application.  And must complete the formalities before the deadline. There are many other central level Scholarship is available for students.

Measures to follow for renewal of WB Scholarship Application Online

Follow the steps here. This is an easy step to be followed. Do have a look at this.

  • Visit the individual ONLINE portal of WB Scholarship. This is for application renewal.
  • Log in with proper id and password.
  • Check out the deadline for submitting the renewal application.
  • Snap-on the renewal application form
  • Enter all important details that would help you perform scholarship renewal.
  • Submit relevant documents by uploading them on the portal.
  • Submit aspects of the last qualifying exam, merit record, and attendance data.
  • Check for any other missed data to be filled.
  • If any data is to be edited/modified, candidates can update them in this form.
  • Check and valid all items for correctness.
  • SUBMIT the renewal application form.
  • Take a hard copy print out of the same, attach related documents, and submit the same at your educational institution.


WB Scholarship – Rewards & Benefits

Each scholarship under the WB scholarship umbrella offers financial rewards and aids to meritorious students. This is to help them pursue education without financial constraints. In this regard, the full list of rewards and benefits granted by them is discussed below. Do have a look.

Name of scholarshipBenefits and Rewards
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum means scholarship for minorities
  • Based on the academic track record and financial health of the student, this scholarship offers INR 8000 per month.
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti WB Scholarship
  • The scholarship amount of INR 3000 per month.
  • Additional book grant of INR 2000 on an annual basis
West Bengal post-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC
  • Depending on the level of education the applicant is pursuing, the scholarship amount ranges between INR 160 to INR 1200 per month. 
West Bengal pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST students
  • Financial support ranging from INR 150 to INR 750 per month.
  • Additional ad hoc grant of INR 1000 [ per annum basis]
Hindi scholarship scheme
  • Financial support ranging from INR 300 to INR 1000 per month


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