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Post Matric Scholarship To SC students In West Bengal

To provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Castes students studying at post matriculation or post secondary stages to enable them to complete their education, Backward Class Welfare Department, West Bengal Government has launched this scheme. The scholarship is given for study of various recognized post secondary courses pursued in recognized educational institutions.


  • Student should be domicile of West Bengal
  • Student should belong to Scheduled Caste category
  • Annual Income of parents should not exceed Rs. 2,50,000.


Sr. No. Course of Study Rate of maintenance allowance (Rs. per month)
Hostellers Day Scholars
I Medical/Engineering/B.SC(Agri)/M.Phil/P.hd/L.L.M etc. 1200 550
II B. Pharm./B. Nursing/L.L.B/Hotel Management/Post Graduate Courses etc. 820 530
III General courses up to graduate Level. 750 300
IV Classes XI and XII in 10+2 system Intermediate courses/ITI/Polytechnic Courses 750 230

The scholarship amount is credited directly into the bank a/c of the students.

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