SVMCM Scholarship 2024-25, Eligibility, Check Application Process and Status

Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship (SVMCM) has been initiated by the Government of West Bengal lead by Chief minister Mamata Banerjee. Its a prestigious scheme for the students belong to economically backward community. Under this scheme meritorious students are given financial assistance ranging from Rs.1000 – 8000/- per month as per their course of study.

SVMCM Scholarship 2024

Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship is a merit cum means scholarship that aimed at proving financial support to students through  classes 11 to Ph.D level. This scheme started in 2006 is administered by the Government of West Bengal. Students who are permanent resident of West Bngal and pursuing courses like UG,PG, and professionals, are entitled to get this scholarship. To avail beenfits of the scholarship the family income of the student should be less than Rs 2.5 lakhs. Under this scheme, financial aid of Rs 1000 – Rs 8,000 will given to the students belonging to economically backward classes. However, the amount of the scholarship is directly credited into the account of selected scholars on an annual basis. For the academic year 2024, Application for the scholarship started from 12th July 2023.

Recent Update: The last date to apply for SVMCM Scholarship on Aikyashree Portal has been extended till 31’st July 2024.

Scholarship NameSwami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship (SVMCM)
Similarly Known asBikash Bhavan Scholarship
Launched byGovernment of West Bengal
Launched year2016
Academic Year2024-25
Amount₹1,000-₹5,000/ pm
Last DateSVMCM: Not announced
WBMDFC: 31st July 2024
Application ModeOnline
Helpline Number1800-102-8014
Official Websitehttps://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in

Students fulfilling the eligibility criteria must submit the application form on SVMCM 4.0 Portal via @ svmcm.wbhed.gov.in. However, students belonging to minority communities will have to visit the Aikyashree portal to submit their applications. For the academic year 2024, applications are currently open on the SVMCM portal, the last date of which has not yet been officially announced, but minority students must submit their applications by 31’st July 2024 on Aikyashree Portal.

SVMCM Scholarship 2024-25

SVMCM Scholarship 2024 Eligibility

  • Applicant’s Family income should be less than or equal to ₹2,50,000 per annum.
  • Applicant’s permanent residents of West Bengal are eligible to apply.
  • Students who have passed class 10 (in the academic year 2023-24), and studying in class 11 are eligible.
  • Applicants must have secured at least 60% marks in 10th/12th examination.
  • Girls students who got admission in post graduation after completing under graduation (with 45% marks), can apply for Kanyashree k3.
  • Those availing of any other government scholarship are not eligible.

SVMCM Scholarship Amount

Under the Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship, selected students are given financial assistance of Rs 12,000 – Rs 96,000 per annum. The figure depends on the course that the student is currently studying. Below we have shown a list of how much students are paid according to their courses.

Level of CoursesAmounts Per. Month/for 12 month
HS (Class 11 nd 12)₹1,000
UG (Arts and Commerce)₹1,000
UG (Other Professional Courses, UGC Approved)₹1,500
UG (Science Stream)₹1,500
PG (Arts and Commerce)₹2,000
PG (Science)₹2,500
PG (Other Professional Courses, UGC Approved)₹2,500
NON NET M.PHIL and NON NET PH.D.₹5,000 and ₹8,000
Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed)₹1,000
UG Engineering, PG Engineering, Professional Courses₹5,000
Polytechnic (3-years Diploma)₹1,500
UG (Medical)₹5,000
UG (Diploma Course)₹1,500
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Necessary Documents for SVMCM (V4.0)

Students who wish to apply for Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship (SVMCM) for the academic year 2024-25 must possess the following documents.

  • Marksheet of Madhyamik Examination (both side)
  • Mark sheet of Higher Secondary (both side)
  • Mark sheet of previous Board/Council/University/College examination (both side)
  • Fee Receipt of Admission
  • Income Certificate of Family
  • West Bengal Domicile Certificate
  • Scanned copy of Bank Passbook (Student’s)
  • Caste Certificate (if appicable)
  • Declaration of Head of Institution in case of year gap

Process to fill SVMCM Scholarship Application Form

Students applying for fresh application of Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship need to register (one time) on SVMCM portal. However, in case of renewal, the applicants have to login and then fill the renewal application.

SVMCM Scholarship Registration Process 2024

The following process is mandatory for those who are going to apply for SVMCM Scholarship for the first time, if you are already registered then skip the following steps.

  • The first step is to visit https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in portal.
  • Now click on ‘How to Apply’.
  • Accept the declaration and click on ‘Proceed for Registration’.
  • Select the category according to your course and click on ‘Apply for New Application’.
  • Enter eligibility test details, current course of study, basic details,
  • Next, create your password and click on the ‘Register’ button.
  • In the final step, enter the OTP and verify it.

Process to Fill out SVMCM Application Form

  • To begin with visit https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in.
  • From the homepage, select the ‘Applicant Login’ option.
  • Enter the Applicant ID, Password and Security Code carefully, then click on the ‘Login’ button.
  • After successful login click on “Edit Application” from the dashboard.
  • Upload your passport size photo and signature, and click on the Save and Continue button.
  • Enter Personal Details, Permanent Address, etc.
  • Enter the bank details, then click on the Save and Continue button.
  • Upload the supporting documents and click on the Save and Continue button.
  • Cross check all the information then click on ‘Submit Application’ button.

Process to Check SVMCM Application Status

  • To check the status, visit https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in.
  • Now, click on ‘Applicant Login’.
  • Enter Application ID, Password to login.
  • Next click on ‘Track Application’.
  • Now you will see the status of your submitted application.
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Process to recover SVMCM Applicant Id/Password?

To recover your applicant ID or password, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • The first step is to visit https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in.
  • Then click on ‘Applicant Login’.
  • Select ‘Forgot Applicant ID/Password’ option.
  • Choose what you want to recover and click on the ‘Proceed’ button.
  • Select your Applicant Type, Mobile Number, Applicant ID (if you have forgotten your password) then click on ‘Proceed’.
  • On the following page, you will see your Application ID/Password, note it down.

What is the qualifying marks for the Svmcm scholarship?

Students should have secured at least 60% marks in Class 10th board examination.

What is the last date of SVMCM Merit-cum-Means Scholarship?

Currently the application process is open on SVMCM (V4.0) portal, but the last date to apply for scholarship on Aikyashree portal for minority students is 31st July 2024.

What is the toll free number for SVMCM Scholarship?

Contact at 18001028014.

Where can I Check Svmcm Application status?

To check status simply visit the official website of SVMCM(V4.0).

What is the official website of Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship?

The official address is https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in/.

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