Introduction of Revamped SWAMI VIVEKANANDA MERIT-CUM-MEANS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME is a giant leap FOR POOR BUT MERITORIOUS STUDENTS. Majority of students at Higher Secondary level, Diploma (Polytechnic) level, Under graduate level, Post graduate level, M. Phil./ Doctoral level as well as Kanyashree (K-2) recipients will get benefit are covered under this scholarship scheme. The income criteria for application under the scheme is not more than Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum subject to fulfilment of other merit criteria.
With a view to assisting the meritorious students belonging to economically backward families in the State of West Bengal to pursue higher studies, the Government of West Bengal introduces this scheme of giving scholarships at different levels of higher studies, at educational institutions based in West Bengal. The Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme has been thoroughly revamped in the year 2016 to cover more number of students as well as to enhance the scholarship amounts significantly.