Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2024-25: Check SVMCM Application Form, Last Date, Apply Online

The Bikash Bhavan Scholarship or Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme (SVMCM) is a scholarship introduced by the West Bengal Government. The scholarship aims to assist scholars who are financially weaker to pursue higher studies.

The scheme helps Class 11, 12, undergraduate, and postgraduate students financially to pursue their education. Students can fill online application for SVMCM Scholarship 2024 in July 2024 through the official website, svmcm.wbhed.gov.in. However, to apply for the Bikash Bhavan Scholarship, students must fulfil the eligibility criteria. Read the entire article to know more about the Bikash Bhavan Scholarship.

Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2024-25 Highlights

Scholarship NameSwami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme (SVMCM) or Bikash Bhavan Scholarship
Conducting BodyGovernment of West Bengal
Official Websitesvmcm.wbhed.gov.in
Online Application start dateJuly 2024
SVMCM Renewal Application dateJuly 2024
Kanyashree (K3) Application 2024 date-
Mode of applicationOnline

Eligibility Criteria for Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2024-25

Students applying for the SVMCM scholarship 2024 must check the eligibility criteria first. They should fulfil the Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2024-25 criteria decided by the authorities, otherwise, they can revoke the scholarship anytime.

  • The total family income should be at most Rs 2,50,000/- per annum.
  • Students must pass Class 11, 12 with at least 60% marks in aggregate with affiliation of WBBSE or WBCHSE.
  • For undergraduate students, 60% marks in aggregate are required in their degree.
  • For Diploma courses, 60% marks in aggregate from the AICTE-approved institute and affiliated to WBSCT & VE & SD for UG level Scholarship (in 2nd year Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy - Lateral Entry) or affiliated by State Medical Faculty for UG level Scholarship (in 2nd year Pharmacy -Lateral Entry).
  • Students required 53% marks in aggregate in Graduation (Honours Subject) from any State University for Post Graduate Level Scholarship (General Education) /55% marks in Graduate Courses from any State University or AICTE-approved Institute of West Bengal for Post Graduate Level Scholarship (Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy).
  • Girls who are in PG in Science, Arts and Commerce branch from Universities of this State after obtaining UG Degree with an aggregate of 45% marks from Institutions of this State will come under Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2024-25 as Kanyashree(K3) applicants.

These scholarships are only available to candidates who are eligible to receive them. They will not be able to enjoy other government scholarships or grants for the same course or stage of study. However, one-time grants or assistance from the host institutions or other sources will not prevent the students from taking advantage of the scholarship scheme.

Also, check:

  • Swami Vivekananda Scholarship status check
  • Bikash Bhavan Scholarship
  • Swami Vivekananda Scholarship amount

Document required for Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2024-25

Below is the list of documents required to submit while applying for the Bikash Bhavan Scholarship.

For Fresh and Kanyashree Application:

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

Documents to be uploaded for Renewal Application:

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

How to Submit Bikash Bhavan Scholarship Application?

Before filling out the form, students must check all the guidelines and eligibility criteria for the SVMCM scholarship 2024-25. After that, follow the below-given application procedure to submit the Bikash Bhavan Scholarship application.

  • Go to the official website, wbmdfcscholarship.org
  • Click on the ‘Student’s panel’
  • After that, click on ‘Fresh Registration’
  • Select the district, and after that registration form will open.
  • Complete the registration form, and get the login credentials.
  • Login using the credentials, and fill up the remaining registration form.
  • Upload the required documents in the required format and size.
  • After successfully uploading documents, check the application once and submit it.

After submission of the application, students are not allowed to edit their application. In case of any issue, students can approach the concerned HOI/DI for such modification.

Allocation and Rate of Bikash Bhavan Scholarship

DirectorateCourseEligibility CriteriaScholarship Rate Per Month (Rs.)
DPIUG (ARTS)At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam1000/-
UG(COMMERCE)At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam1000/-
UG (SCIENCE)At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam1500/-
UG (OTHER PROFESSIONAL COURSES, UGC APPROVED)At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam1500/-
PG (ARTS)At least 53% marks for SVMCM and 45% for Kanyashree(K3 applicants in Last Qualifying Exam2000/-
PG (COMMERCE)At least 53% marks for SVMCM and 45% for Kanyashree(K3 applicants in Last Qualifying Exam2000/-
PG (SCIENCE)At least 53% marks for SVMCM and 45% for Kanyashree(K3 applicants in Last Qualifying Exam2500/-
PG (OTHER PROFESSIONAL COURSES, UGC APPROVED)At least 53% marks in Last Qualifying Exam2500/-
NON NET M.PHIL./NON NET PH.D.Date of Enrolment/Date of Registration not before 01.04.20185000/- / 8000/- Respectively
DSEHSAt least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam1000/-
DTEUG (ENGG.), PG (ENGG.) AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL COURSES (AICTE APPROVED)UG: 1. 60% 2. 60% in Diploma Course from WBSCT&VE&SD for lateral entry scheme. PG: 55% in Graduation from any State University/AICTE-approved institute institute in West Bengal5000/-
DTE&TPOLYTECHNIC (DIPLOMA COURSES)At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam1500/-
DMEUG (MEDICAL DEGREE) AND DIPLOMA COURSESAt least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam5000/- AND 1500/- RESPECTIVELY

Renewal of Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2024-25

Students who want to renew their Swami Vivekananda Scholarship application will be required to connect with the concerned scholarship sanctioning authority within one month from the date of his/her admission to the next higher class due to promotion by passing in the first attempt. Check the below section to learn more about SVMCM renewal.

For general degree/postgraduate degree students

  • 1st Renewal: Submission of SEM 1 and SEM 2 Marksheet required
  • 2nd Renewal: Submission of SEM 3 and SEM 4 Marksheet required

For renewal of Bikash Bhavan Scholarship of MBBS students

  • 1st Renewal: With the submission of the 1st MBBS marksheet
  • 2nd Renewal: 2nd Prof MBBS marksheet will need to be furnished for the 2nd renewal in the following year.
  • 3rd And Final Renewal: 3rd Prof Part 1 MBBS marksheet will need to be furnished for the 3rd and final renewal in the following year.