SVMCM swami vivekananda scholarship online application

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship, also known as Bikash Bhavan Scholarship is a merit-cum-means based scholarship scheme for the meritorious and economically backward students of West Bengal studying at the higher secondary level, undergraduate level, postgraduate level and above. Revamped in the year 2016, the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship now comes with a significantly increased number of seats and enhanced rewards. Administered by the Government of West Bengal, the sanctioned amount of scholarship from this year onwards has been increased from INR 45 Crore to INR 2000 Crore.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Information Chart

Scholarship NameSwami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship (SVMCM)
Providing AuthorityWest Bengal Higher Education Departmenttment (WBHED)
Eligible CoursesHS, UG Honours, PG, Medical, Engineering, Nursing, Paramedical, Diploma, PG.
Application MethodOnline
Application Start (Fresh/Renewal)11th September 2019
Application Last Date15th November 2019 (for Fresh), July 2020 (for Renewal)

Types of Scholarship

  • Three types of scholarships will be provided under this scheme:
  • Pre-matric Scholarship (for meritorious students from Class-I to Class-X)
  • Post-matric Scholarship (for meritorious students from Class-XI to Ph. D), and
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarships (for pursuing technical & professional courses).

SVMCM Bikash Bhavan Scholarship Eligibility

  • Firstly, the applicant should be a permanent resident of the West Bengal.
  • The annual income of the applicant parents/guardians from all sources doesn't exceed Rs. 2,50,000/.
  • The student must be studying in a course such as; XI/ XII/ UG/ PG/ Engineering/ Medical/  Professional/ Technical/ Vocational courses at educational institutions based in West Bengal.
  • A student pursuing M. Phil/ PhD courses (Non- (JRF -Lectureship)) from state-aided Institutions are also eligible for this scholarship.

HS Students

The minimum qualifying marks for being considered for award of scholarships will be 75% in aggregate, in Madhyamik Pariksha, and the total marks obtained in the Madhyamik Parkisha excluding pass marks in the additional subject, if any, will be the sole criterion for consideration

Undergraduate Students

The minimum qualifying marks for being considered for award of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship will be 75% in aggregate, in the H.S. Exam conducted by the W.B. Council of H.S. Education/Madrasha Siksha Parishad. For the UG (Arts), UG (Commerce), UG (Science) separate merit lists will be prepared.

Diploma Students

Students who are enrolled for the first-year Diploma (Polytechnic) course after passing out in Madhyamik examination 2019 or after passing out in VOCLET Exam, and took admission on 2nd-year Diploma(Polytechnic) courses on lateral entry basis, will be eligible to apply. Candidates must obtain at least 75% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination for applying the scholarship. 

Postgraduate Students

Candidates must obtain at least 53% marks in Honours subjects at the UG level in or 55% marks for Graduation level Engineering student in the year 2019 who are enrolled in the first year class of Post Graduate course in General Education/Engineering, are eligible to apply.

Kanyashree K3 Scholarship Eligibility

Kanyashree recipients with valid sanctioned K2 ID pursuing Post Graduate courses in Science, Arts and Commerce stream from Universities of this State in regular mode (not distance) must obtain at graduation level 45% marks in aggregate from Institutions of this State in the year 2019 are eligible to apply. There is no need to submit income certificate and income affidavit in respect of Kanayashree (K3) applicant.

Annual Family Income Limit

Applying for this SVMCM Bikash Bhavan scholarship 2019, student’s gross annual family income does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000.

SVMCM Scholarship Amount

Know the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2019 amounts for every courses. After applying this scholarship, eligible students will receive this scholarship amount on their bank account.
CourseAmount per Month
Higher Secondary (XI & XII)Rs. 1000
UG (Arts & Commerce)Rs. 1000
UG (Science & Professional Courses)Rs. 1500
PG (Arts & Commerce)Rs. 2000
PG (Science & Professional Courses)Rs. 2500
UG (Engineering / Medical/ Honours)Rs. 5000
Diploma (Polytechnic / GNM / Para-medical)Rs. 1500

Selection Procedure

  • Scholarships will be provided to eligible students in order of merit and subject to the budgetary allocation provided by the State Govt.
  • For renewal, the applicant will be eligible for the scholarship if he/she has obtained 50% marks in his/her previous examination.

SVMCM Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2019 Application Process

Online Application process Steps

  • Different categories of applicants shall have to submit their applications to the respective hyperlink in the home page of as mentioned hereunder, in online mode
  • Steps to be followed to apply online
Step 1: Visit the official Application portal,  Click on the ‘Register Here‘ button.

Step 2: Now associate info page can open, browse this info fastidiously and afterward tick on the Tick Box (This is to declare that I actually have browse the directions properly and that i conform to abide by them.) then click the Proceed for Registration button.

Step 3: Registration category chose the correct Directorate as per your current course and then click on the  ‘Apply for Fresh Application‘ button.

Step 4: REGISTRATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP After that you have to register yourself on this Scholarship application portal.

Details of Last Eligible Qualifying Board/Council/University Examination for Scholarship

  1. Name of qualifying public examination* 
  2. Name of the Board/Council/College/University* 
  3. Year of Qualifying Examination* 
  4. Roll Number of last eligible Board/Council/College/University examination for Scholarship* 
  5. Passing Year of 10th Standard Board/Council Examination* 
  6. Roll No of 10th Standard Board/Council Examination* 
  7. Total marks obtained(Excluding additional or optional marks)* 
  8. Out of* 
  9. Overall percentage(Excluding additional or optional marks)(%)*


 Basic Details

  1. First Name*
  2. Middle Name
  3. Last Name
  4. Mobile No*
  5. Email Id*
  6. Religion*

Present Course of Study

  1. Select District
  2. Name of Institution*
  3. Name of Present Course* 
  4. Discipline of Course*
  5. Duration of Course (In years)*
  6. Date of Admission*


  1. Password*
  2. Confirm Password*
 Now click on the register button.

Step 5: After successful registration, you will get an Application ID, This id number will require to login purpose and other purposes also. Note it down for future use.

 Step 6: Now Login with your Application ID and Password to visit the dashboard. Then click on the ‘Edit Profile/Application‘ option to add your details information regarding this Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Scheme.

Step 7: Now fill the finished form together with your qualifying communication details, current course, address, communication details, etc and subsequently transfer your Scanned Photograph and Signature to the current web site. Then click on the ‘Save & Next‘ for succeeding step.

Step 8: You have to give some information about yourself.

Personal Details

  1. Name of Father, Name of Mother
  2. Profession of Father
  3. Name of guardian*
  4. Profession of guardian*
  5. Relation with Guardian*
  6. Date of Birth*
  7. Sex*
  8. Religion*
  9. Caste*
  10. Any Linguistic/Religious minority Community:*
  11. Whether the applicant is domiciled in West Bengal: *
  12. Whether Differently Able:
  13. Aadhaar No.:

Present Family address

  1. House No:*
  2. Street Name:*
  3. Town/Village:*
  4. Post Office:*
  5. PIN Code:*
  6. District*
  7. State*

Bank details(Major A/C in the name of the Beneficiary concerned)

  1. IFS Code:*
  2. Name of Bank*
  3. Branch Name:
  4. A/C No:*
  5. Branch code:
  6. MICR Code:

Step 9: Now you have to upload the following scanned documents to the Online Application Portal, for verification purpose. The documents list is given below.

    Documents to be uploaded for Fresh and Kanyashree Application:

  1. Mark sheet of Madhyamik Examination or its equivalent (Both sides)
  2. Mark sheet of last Board/Council/University/College examination (Both sides)
  3. Income certificate of family (Not Applicable for Kanyashree)
  4. Domicile certificate as Aadhaar ID/Voter ID/Ration card/Certificate Issued by concerned authority 
  5. Scanned copy of Bank Passbook (1st Page, containing A/C No. and IFSC)  

Competent Authorities of issuing Income Certificate are:

  1. G.R-A gazetted officer
  2. Execuive officer in case of municipality
  3. Commissioner / Dy Com in case of corporation
  4. BDO/Jt BDO(Panchayet Area)
  5. salary certificate from employer for the period from 01/04.2018 to 31.03.2019 for salaried guardian 

 Documents to be uploaded for Renewal Application:

  1. Copy of the Marksheet of the last examination in the present course of study. (Both sides and in case of semester examination system, both semester Marksheets).
  2. Admission receipt for the promotion to the next higher class

Format for Income Certificate is available under Downloads option in the Top menu in all pages.

Step 10: After uploading all the documents, reserve it so review your form all over again so click on the ‘Finalize Application‘ choice to submit your SVMCM Scholarship form. once Final Submit you can't edit your application any longer.

Cancellation of Scholarship

  • If a candidate left out the course for which scholarship has been given. 
  • A candidate will be found taking advantage of any other central / state scheme for the purpose of same.
  • In addition, incorrect statements or documents will be found at any time, may lead to cancellation. Then full paid scholarship amount will be immediately recovered by the concerned authority. 
  • If any candidate is found to be violating any governing rule of scholarship may also lead to cancellation.
  • In any event of suspension from school/ violating, school discipline/ rules & regulation may lead to cancellation.

Important Dates

Here is the list of important dates for WBHED Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2019.
Online Application Start11th September 2019
Online Application Close15th November 2019
Scholarship DistributionDecember 2019

Useful Links

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