Swami Vivekananda Scholarship (SVMCM) – Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Renewal Process

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The government of West Bengal has introduced special grants for economically backward students. Through that project, a certain amount of money is given to the students for higher education. The project has been named Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme(V4.0) 2022.

The project has been implemented so that the economic situation does not become an obstacle in the way of education. Swami Vivekananda Scholarship is one of the other education scholarship programs in the state.

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Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

Key Highlights Of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

NameSwami Vivekananda Scholarship
Launched ByWest Bengal Government
ObjectiveProviding financial help for higher studies
IncentivesRs. 1000 to Rs.8000
Official Websitehttps://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in/

Level Wise Monthly Incentives in Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

Since this scholarship is given for higher education, the students will get this scholarship from the 10th grade onwards. And the amount of money for different levels is also different.

LevelLast qualifying Exam number for eligibilityIncentive Amount per Month
Higher secondary 60%1000
Graduation level(Arts)60%1000
Graduation level(Commerce)60%1000
Graduation level(Science)60%1500
Graduation level (other UGC-approved professional courses)60%1500
Post Graduate Level (Science)53%2500
Post Graduate Level (Arts)53%2000
Post Graduate Level (Commerce)53%2000
Postgraduate level (professional course)53%2500
Non-Net M.Phil / Non-Net Ph.D. and Net-LS Ph.D5000 and 6000 respectively
Undergraduate (Engineering), Postgraduate (Engineering), and AICTE-approved professional courses Undergraduate65% and SLAT must get 55% marks from any university in the state and AICTE-approved institute in West Bengal5000
Graduation level (medical degree) and diploma course 60%5000 and 1500 respectively

Eligibility Criteria applying for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

There are certain criteria to apply to Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Scheme. These are the following-

  • The permanent resident of West Bengal state are eligible for this scheme
  • The annual income of the applicant’s family must be under Rs. 250000
  • Students who have secured at least 60% marks in the state board examination
  • The applicant must be a state board or State College/University

Required Documents

You can apply for this scholarship online. The information required to apply online is-

  • Secondary or equivalent examination mark sheet
  • Latest board exam, college, council, or university exam mark sheet
  • Family income certificate needs to be issued by Joint BDO / BDO (Rural Area) / Executive Officer (Municipality) / Deputy Commissioner ((Corporation)) / Gazetted Officer in Group
  • Aadhaar ID / Voter ID / Ration Card / Certificate issued by the concerned authority as an age certificate
  • Scanned copy of the first page of the bank side book with the effective current account number and IFS code.

Benefits and Features of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

  • The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Scheme was launched by the West Bengal government for the state board students.
  • The main objective of this scheme is to provide financial support to merit students.
  • From higher secondary to Ph.D. level students can get benefit from this scheme.
  • The incentives are pretty good for a middle or poverty-class student.
  • All degree and course students can avail this scheme offer.
  • This scheme is based on merit or marks basis. A general percentage is mentioned for the scholarship.
  • Every year more than lakhs of students apply for the scheme.
  • Implementation of the scheme has successfully reduced the burden and motivated them to study further.
  • The real impact of the scheme is the literacy rate increase in the state.

The process to Apply Online For Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme

The online application process is not so challenging. You have followed the steps and carefully have to finish the filling-up process.

  • Visit the official website https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in/
  • On the home page find the register option and click on this
  • Then you need to click on proceed for registration
  • The registration form will appear on the screen
  • Next enter the required details of yours
  • A 15 digits applicant ID will generate for the candidate after registration
  • Then login with the generated Applicant ID and Password on the homepage
  • Give the right Captcha Code.
  • Then, fill up the rest of the application forms.
  • Upload the Image and Signature by maintaining the following sizes-
    • Image & Signature Format– JPG/JPE
    • Size of Image & Signature – 10KB-20KB
  • Upload the required documents 
  • Click on the “Submit Application” option to complete the application process.

Selection Process

  • At first, the online applications are the sorted basis on merit.
  • They are sorted initially based on the marks secured and the family income criteria of the student.
  • Then, the merit list will be generated accordingly.
  • The merit list will be generated based on the availability of all documents submitted by the candidates
  • At last, the scholarship amount will be disbursed in their respective accounts.

Renewal process

Every year renewal is important otherwise the scholarship amount will not disburse. Only when the authority will ensure that you are continuing your study will provide incentives. The process is very simple. You just have to log in to your account from the official website. And you have to upload the previous year’s semester mark sheets or yearly mark sheets in the Renewal Application section. The selection process will continue like before again and after a few months, the amount will disburse.

Check Status of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

Tracking your scholarship details is also important. Although you will be notified every moment through official messages, still you can check the status of your form from the website by following these few steps.

  • Visit the official website of the Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme
  • On the home page, click on the “Applicant Login” option
  • Then put your applicant Id, Password and Captcha Code
  • Next click on the submit and it will open your account details
  • On the page, you can find the “Track Application” option 
  • Finally check the real status of your application.

How to Check Application Grievance

  • First, visit the official website and click on the “Applicant Login” option
  • Then, give the required credentials and Captcha Code
  • The applicant account will be open
  • Finally, click on the Applicant Grievance option where you will find two option
    • View Grievance
    • Sent Grievance
  • Click on the view grievance and check your application grievance 

Helpdesk Login And Helpline Number

We have almost discussed everything which is necessary for form fillup and other required processes. If you still need any answers then reach this helpdesk email id and phone no.

Email ID:- helpdesk.svmcm-wb@gov.in
Toll Free Number:- +1800-102-8014

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How much money will I get from the Swami Vivekananda scholarship?

The amount of money depends on the degree you currently pursuing. It can be Rs.1000 to 5000 per month.

Which students are eligible for the Svmcm scholarship?

The students whose family income is below Rs. 250000 and have passed with the required percentage are eligible for the SVMCM scholarship.

Can a 2nd-year student apply for Swami Vivekananda scholarship?

No, the application should be done at the beginning of the course or degree.

How long does it take to get an Svmcm scholarship?

It may take 2-3 months after completion of the application.

Can I cancel Swami Vivekanada Scholarship?

If you have entered any wrong data or any kind of mistake you have made for that reason you can cancel the application.

Can I apply for two scholarships application?

 As per Government rules, one can’t apply for two scholarships at a time.

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