SVMCM Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 Application Form, Renewal, Last Date

West Bengal Higher Education Department invites online application for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 or Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2021 through official website from meritorious students of Minority category of West Bengal who really needs financial assistance for pursuing higher studies. Get detailed information about Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 along with award details/amount and etc.

SVMCM Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

Students of post Madhyamik levels or in various regular courses including Polytechnic courses, PG, Medical, Engineering, Nursing, Paramedical, Diploma, PG will be eligible to fill the online registration form. In order to apply online for SVMCM Scholarship 2021, students who are the residence of West Bengal and studying in educational institutions of Secondary and Madrasah Education may apply for this scholarship. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions about the Scholarship if you have any doubts in your mind.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021

Bikash Bhavan Scholarship Quick Overview
Department NameWest Bengal Higher Education Department (WBHED)
Scholarship NameSwami Vivekananda Scholarship Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme
Eligible CategoryFor Minorities Students
Courses CoveredHS, UG Honours, PG, Medical, Engineering, Nursing, Paramedical, Diploma, PG
Type of Scholarship Merit Cum Means Scholarship
Mode of ApplyOnline

SVMCM is also known as Bikash Bhavan Scholarship which is a merit-cum-means based scholarship scheme. Under this program, a huge number of students who seek to pursue higher studies but they would have not enough money to complete studies that type of students gets full support through this scheme. Currently, the SVMCM Scholarship successfully running and authority is also increasing the sets and rewards for the minority category candidates.

Important Dates:

Event NameStarting DateClosing Date
Fresh Application10th September 202130th November 2021
Renewal(including K3 Renewal) Application 201810th September 2021      —-
Fresh Kanyashree (K3) Application 202110th September 202130th November 2021

SVMCM Scholarship 2021 Eligibility Criteria

NATIONALITY: Candidates must be Indian citizens and residents of West Bengal

Course NameEligibility Marks Obtained (Previous Final Exam)
Higher Secondary Level of studies (Class 11th or its equivalent)Madhyamik Pariksha or equivalent examination75% in aggregate
Diploma (Polytechnic) Level
  • Madhyamik Pariksha or equivalent examination(first-year diploma courses).
  • Higher secondary examination or equivalent for 2-years diploma in
    • Modern Office Practice and Management
    • Pharmacy
    • 3-D Animation & Graphics
75% in aggregate
Undergraduate coursesHigher secondary examination or equivalent.75% in aggregate (Best of five)
Postgraduate courses
  • Honours subjects at graduation level (general education)
  • Honours in Engineering subjects at graduation level
For Kanyashree applicants (K-3 component)
  • Receipt of a valid sanctioned K-2 ID
  • PG course in Arts, Science and Commerce
  • Graduation Passed
45% in aggregate
For M.Phil./ Non-NET/NET-LS Research Fellow
  • Those who take admission in PhD or M.Phil. programme at a state-aided institution
Not Applicable

Keep Documents Before Registration 

Documents Check List
  • Previous Examination Mark sheet
  • Madhyamik or Equivalent Exam Admit Card
  • Income Certificate (Check Format from the official portal)
  • Income Affidavit
  • Bank pass Book copy (First Page Showing Account Number and IFSC)
  • Aadhaar Card/Ratio Card/Voter ID
  • Recent Passport Size Photo and Signature
  • Institution Verification Form

How to Apply Online for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2021?

For New Registration (For Fresh Applications) 

  • Contenders who wish to apply for the Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship should open the e-governance portal at Navigate to the Registration option on the right side of the menu.
  • Download the user manual before applying online by click on the Download User Manual button. After reading all the instructions, please tick marks the agreed terms.
  • After reading the manual, please click on Proceed to Registration.
  • Click on Apply for Fresh Application for which you want to apply online.
  • Fill the completed application form and press the Register button.

Login (Renewal Application Process)

No registration is required for renewal applications. Students will have to log in using their previous SVMCM Applicant ID and Password and complete the application process.

Step by Step Instructions
  • Copy and Paste the web address in the URL section ““.
  • Find Applicant Login from the same page and click on it.
  • Enter Applicant ID and Password along with security code.
  • Press the LOGIN button.
  • Enter all the required information and apply for the scholarship using a particular link.
  • Save & Print the application form for future use.

Useful Links:

Apply Online for SVMCM (West Bengal Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Scheme 2021)

Official Website:

Scholarship Amount (Directorate Wise)

CategoryCourse/Level of StudyScholarship amount
Directorate of School Education (DSE)Higher SecondaryRs. 1,000 PM
Directorate of Madrasah Education (DME)High MadrasahRs. 1,000 PM





Directorate of Public Instruction (DPI) (For General degree courses)

Arts (Undergraduate)Rs. 1,000 PM
Commerce (Undergraduate)
Science (Undergraduate)Rs. 1,500 PM
Other professional courses (UGC approved) (Undergraduate)
Arts (Postgraduate)Rs. 2,000 PM
Commerce (Postgraduate)
Science (Postgraduate)Rs. 2,500 PM
Other professional courses (UGC approved) (Postgraduate)
Non-NET M.Phil./Non-NET PhDRs. 5,000 PM to Rs. 8,000 PM
Technical education at college or universitiesRs. 5,000 PM
Directorate of Technical Education and Training (DTE &T)Polytechnic UndergraduateRs. 1,500 PM
Directorate of Medical EducationMedical stream/Diploma courses (Undergraduate)Rs. 5,000 PM/Rs. 1,500 PM

Scholarship Award (Course Wise)

CourseAmount per Month
Higher Secondary (XI & XII)Rs. 1000
UG (Arts & Commerce)Rs. 1000
UG (Science & Professional Courses)Rs. 1500
PG (Arts & Commerce)Rs. 2000
PG (Science & Professional Courses)Rs. 2500
UG (Engineering / Medical/ Honours)Rs. 5000
Diploma (Polytechnic / GNM / Para-medical)Rs. 1500

Rates of Scholarships

Types of ScholarshipDay ScholarsHosteller 
Admissionfee & tuition feeMaintenanceAllowanceTotalAdmissionfee & tuition feeMaintenanceAllowanceTotal 
 Pre Matric011001100000 
Maintenance AllowanceAdmissionfee & tuition feeMaintenanceAllowanceTotal    

Technical HelpDesk

Here is the heldesk, toll free, helpline number for any type of instructions.

Address: Higher Education, Science & Technology and Biotechnology Department, Bikash Bhavan, 6th Floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700091

  • Support mail id:
  • Toll-free helpline no: 1800 102 8014 (10 AM to 6 PM except Sundays)

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What are the criteria to apply for the SVMCM scholarship?

Whose income is less then R.2,50,000 (Not applicable for K3)
West Bengal Domiciled
Marks more than 75% in last qualifying exam (Year gap is now allowed) (Only for School and undergraduate applicants)
Marks obtained in Honours subjects at the graduation level in General Education and Graduation level and at least 55% marks in Engineering courses (For PG applicants only)
Graduation in Science/Arts/Commerce stream with at least 45% of marks.

Why am I not able to apply for the Renewal application process though I have valid SVMCM Applicant Id and Password?

New students or unsanctioned candidates can not apply for renewal.

Where to apply the renewal application of minority candidates from?

Students who belong to a minority should apply for renewal at

How to retrieve the forgotten Applicant Id/Password?

Find the official link to retrieve the password or applicant ID from the login pop up.

Why am I getting the message, “Please enter the valid password using password policy” at the time of registration?

The following terms are for the password generation. You must use the following terms to prepare a strong and secure password.
Password must contain an uppercase alphabet
Password must contain a lowercase alphabet
Password must contain a numeric character
Password must contain a special character (@#$^*_)
The password must be of at least 8 characters.

What is the file format and size to maintain while uploading the photo and signature?

Both photo and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format. The size for the digital photos must be 20 to 50 KB and 10 to 20 kb respectively.

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