Education is the cornerstone of progress and development for any society, and the West Bengal government is also coming forward with the best and suitable scholarships for the students of domicile and specially for the underprivileged students who really wants make their like fruitful, who has willing to move ahead in the word of education to make the line true “Padhega India Tabhi to Badhega India”.

There are so many different schemes which is avail for the students of west Bengal some of them are the followings

1.The Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship:

OBJECTIVES its primary objectives are to provide financial aid to economically disadvantaged students in West Bengal, promoting academic excellence, reducing dropouts, and fostering social upliftment.
Benefits of SVMCM scholarships are the followings: -

  • If you are Under Graduate students, you will get scholarship up to Rs 18000 for 3 years.

  • If you are Post Graduate students, you will get scholarship up to Rs 30000 for 2 years.

  • If you are an engineering or medical students of Under Graduates and Post Graduates than you will get the scholarships Rs 60000 every year.

Eligibility criteria for SVMCM scholarships are the followings: -

  1. Domicile: Typically, applicants must be residents of a specific Indian state or region.

  2. Academic Performance: Applicants should have a strong academic record, often meeting minimum percentage or rank requirements.

  3. Course of Study: Scholarships are available for various levels of education, including undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional courses.

  4. Family Income: Some scholarships are need-based, prioritizing economically disadvantaged students.

  5. Age Limit: Some scholarships could have a maximum age limit for applicants.

  6. Caste/Category: Some scholarships are targeted at specific categories, such as SC/ST, OBC, or minority communities.

  7. Previous Scholarships: Restrictions may apply if the applicant has received other scholarships.

  8. Renewal Criteria: If the scholarship is renewable, maintaining academic performance may be necessary.

  9. Application Process: Applicants must complete an application form and provide required documents (e.g., transcripts, income certificates).


2. OASIS Scholarship:

The initials "OASIS" stand for "Online Application for Scholarship in Studies”
The OASIS Scholarship's main goal is to give meritorious and economically underprivileged West Bengal students financial support so they can continue their studies.
Here are the benefits of the OASIS Scholarship program.

  • If you are a student of ST, SC and OBC or minority community then you will get the scholarships of Rs 7000

  • It will help in financial assistance for educational expenses.

  • It will Support for economically disadvantaged students.

  • It is on Merit-based awards for outstanding academic performance.

  • It will Promotes social inclusion by targeting marginalized communities

Eligibility criteria for the OASIS Scholarship: -

  1. Domicile: Applicants are required to be residents of West Bengal.
  2. Category: Eligibility can be based on belonging to specific categories like SC, ST, OBC, or minority communities.
  3. Academic Qualifications: Students must meet certain academic requirements, such as passing specific classes or achieving a minimum percentage.
  4. Family Income: Some schemes are need-based, so income certificates may be required to prove economic disadvantage.
  5. Renewal Criteria: Maintaining academic performance is often necessary for scholarship renewal.
  6. Application Process: Applicants must submit forms and required documents, including academic transcripts and proof of residence.



  • Financial Aid: The Chief Minister offers financial support to those in need.

  • Health Expenses: Assistance is provided to cover costly medical treatments.

  • Education Support: Financial aid helps meritorious students pursue higher education.

  • Coping with Loss: Aid is extended to individuals who have suffered losses due to unforeseen events, like accidents or natural disasters.


  • Financial Assistance: Scholarships offer Rs 10000 per year for financial support to cover education and medical expenses.

  • Accessibility: They make education and healthcare more accessible to those in need.

  • Empowerment: Scholarships empower students to pursue higher education and better opportunities.

  • Relief: They provide relief to those facing financial distress due to health or unforeseen incidents.

Eligibility criteria for NABNNA scholarship: -

  1. The one who is the permanent resident of the west Bengal
  2. The minimum marks should be 60 %
  3. The one whose family income shouldn’t exceed Rs 120000 per year

Do you want know about the West Bengal Student Credit Card? It can provide you with educational loans of up to 10 lakhs. To find out more details, read out this blog EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WEST BENGAL STUDENT CREDIT CARD


In West Bengal, the government offers several scholarships to financially disadvantaged students with the aim of promoting education, reducing dropouts, and fostering social upliftment. Notable scholarship programs include the Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship, OASIS Scholarship, and NABANNA Scholarship. These scholarships provide financial aid, support meritorious students, and empower those facing financial distress. They make education and healthcare more accessible while promoting social inclusion and academic excellence. Eligibility criteria typically involve domicile, academic performance, income limits, and other specific requirements. These scholarship programs play a vital role in enabling deserving students to pursue their education and improve their future prospects.

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