Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2023: Your Complete Guide to Application and Benefits

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2023
Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2023

The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship is a lifeline for financially-challenged students who are unable to pay for their education. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2023, including eligibility criteria, rewards, and renewal procedures. Established in West Bengal, this scholarship is available to postgraduate students, as well as those studying in grades 9-12. Its objective is to provide financial assistance to deserving students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds in the state. The eligibility criteria have been revised to make the scholarship accessible to more students, with a minimum qualifying score of 60% on the state board test. The amount of the scholarship varies depending on the level and type of education. Applicants are required to provide various documents while applying, including proof of address, education report cards, and income certificates. This article provides a comprehensive guide to the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2023 and serves as a useful resource for students seeking financial assistance to achieve their educational goals.

Swami Vivekananda scholarship eligibility: Revised qualifying scores

CourseSwami Vivekananda Scholarship eligibility (for applicants)Percentage
Higher secondary levelMust qualify in the Madhyamik pariksha or equivalent examination75%
Diploma StudentsMust qualify in the Madhyamilk pariksha for 1st-year diploma courses, or pass diploma 2nd year75%
UndergraduatesMust qualify in the higher secondary level exam or an equivalent exam75% (Best out of five)
PostgraduatesHonour subjects at the graduation level53%, 55%
Kanyashree Applicants(K-3 Component)A valid receipt from Sanctioned k-2 ID Applicant is necessary to pursue PG in science, arts and commerce45%
M.Phil/NET research StudentsM.Phil or Ph.D. program at a state-aided institute can be applied forNot Applicable

Note: The eligibility criteria for the Swami Vivekananda scholarship may vary by year and location. Please refer to the official website for the most up-to-date information.

Swami Vivekananda scholarship amount 

CategoryLevel of studySwami Vivekananda Scholarship amount
Directorate of School Education (DSE)Higher secondaryRs. 1000 each month
Directorate of Madrasah Education (DME)High MadrasahRs. 1000 each month
Directorate of public instruction (DPI)Undergraduates in arts and commerceUndergraduate in science or other professional coursesPostgraduates in arts and commerce, Postgraduates in science, or other professional courses NON-NET M.Phil/ Ph.DRs. 1000 each month Rs. 1500 each month Rs. 2000 each month Rs. 2500 each month Rs. 5000 – Rs.8000 per month
Technical education at the college or university levelUndergraduate or postgraduates in Engineering or other professional coursesRs. 5000 per month
Directorate of Technical Education and TrainingUndergraduateRs. 1500 per month
Directorate of medical educationUndergraduate in Medical stream/Diploma coursesRs. 5000 or Rs. 1500 per month, respectively

Required documents for Swami Vivekananda scholarship

CategoryLevel of studyRequired Documents
Directorate of School Education (DSE)Higher secondaryIncome certificate, Marksheet of Madhyamik or equivalent examination, Admission receipt of the present course, Receipt of the tuition fee paid
Directorate of Madrasah Education (DME)High MadrasahIncome certificate, Marksheet of High Madrasah or equivalent examination, Admission receipt of the present course, Receipt of the tuition fee paid
Directorate of Public Instruction (DPI)Undergraduate in Arts and CommerceIncome certificate, Marksheet of Higher Secondary or equivalent examination, Admission receipt of the present course, Receipt of the tuition fee paid, Cast certificate (if applicable)
Undergraduate in Science or other professional coursesSame documents as above, along with mark sheet of Higher Secondary or equivalent examination with science subjects
Postgraduates in Arts and CommerceIncome certificate, Marksheet of Graduation, Admission receipt of the present course, Receipt of the tuition fee paid, Cast certificate (if applicable)
Postgraduates in Science or other professional coursesSame documents as above, along with mark sheet of graduation with science subjects
NON-NET M.Phil/Ph.DSame documents as above, along with M.Phil/Ph.D admission receipt
Technical Education at the college or university levelUndergraduate or postgraduates in Engineering or other professional coursesIncome certificate, Marksheet of Higher Secondary or equivalent examination, Admission receipt of the present course, Receipt of the tuition fee paid, Cast certificate (if applicable)
Directorate of Technical Education and TrainingUndergraduateIncome certificate, Marksheet of Higher Secondary or equivalent examination, Admission receipt of the present course, Receipt of the tuition fee paid
Directorate of Medical EducationUndergraduate in Medical stream/Diploma coursesIncome certificate, Marksheet of Higher Secondary or equivalent examination, Admission receipt of the present course, Receipt of the tuition fee paid, Cast certificate (if applicable)

To apply for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of the West Bengal Government’s Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department. or Direct Website Link.
  2. Click on the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship link.
  3. Register yourself as a new user by providing the necessary information such as name, email ID, phone number, etc.
  4. Log in using your registered email ID and password.
  5. Fill in the application form with all the required details, such as personal information, educational qualifications, bank account details, etc.
  6. Upload scanned copies of all the required documents.
  7. Review the application form and make sure all the information provided is accurate.
  8. Submit the application form online.
  9. Take a printout of the application form and keep it for future reference.
  10. Wait for the application to be reviewed and the scholarship amount to be disbursed.

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