SVMCM (V4.0) Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2024: Apply Online, Status, Last Date

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Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2024 also known as Bikas Bhawan Scholarship. The state government of West Bengal launched it for students who come from economically backward backgrounds and want to study in Higher Secondary, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and higher education. The students only of West Bengal are eligible for this scholarship programme. The application for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship starts on July 12, 2023.

In this article, we have included all the essential information regarding the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship starting from Swami Vivekananda Scholarship, SVMCM details, Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Last date & start date, SVMCM eligibility criteria, documents required, form and SVMCM Scholarship amount and renewal and procedure to apply for the scholarship and to check status.

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship
Scholarship NameSwami Vivekananda Scholarship [SVMCM(V4.0]
Department NameDepartment of Higher Education,
Government of West Bengal.
Scheme NameSwami Vivekananda Merit cum
Means Scholarship (SVMCM)
StateWest Bengal
Application StatusRegistration Started
Application ModeOnline
Scholarship AmountINR 12,000 to INR 96,000 anually
Registration Start From12 July 2023 

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Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2024

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship is a merit cum means scholarship known as Bikas Bhavan Scholarship and it is only for the students of West Bengal. The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship is granted on the Merit Cum Means Criteria for the students of class 11th and 12th, undergraduate programs (Science, Arts, Commerce, Engineering, Medical, and Technical/Professional fields courses) and Postgraduate programs (Science, Arts, Commerce, Technical, and Management courses) can benefit from this scholarship. This scholarship scheme provides financial assistance to worthy or deserving students so they can pursue their dreams of studying without having to bother about the finances of their education.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2024 Last Date

The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship’s last date is March 31, 2024 (Expected) it may be changed further. The application for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship starts on July 12, 2023.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Amount

The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Amount varies from course to course ranging from 1000 rupees per month to 8000 rupees per month for some courses.

The Course wise List of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Amount is given below:

CategoryCourseScholarship Amount in Rupees (Rs.
Directorate of School Education (DSE)Undergraduate in Engineering, Postgraduate in Engineering, and other professional courses (AICTE approved)1,000 per month
Directorate of Madrasah Education (DME)High Madrasah1,000 per month
Directorate of Public Instruction (DPI) (For General degree courses)Undergraduate in Arts1,000 per month
Undergraduate in Commerce1,000 per month
Undergraduate in Science1,500 per month
Undergraduate in other professional courses (UGC approved)1,500 per month
Postgraduate in Arts2,000 per month
Postgraduate in Commerce2,000 per month
Postgraduate in Science2,500 per month
Postgraduate in other professional courses (UGC approved)2,500 per month
Non-NET M.Phil./Non-NET PhD5,000 per month to 8,000 per month
Technical education at college or universitiesUndergraduate in Engineering, Postgraduate in Engineering and other professional courses (AICTE approved)5,000 per month
Directorate of Technical Education and Training (DTE &T)Undergraduate (Polytechnic)1,500 per month
Directorate of Medical EducationUndergraduate in Medical stream/Diploma courses5,000 per month/ 1,500 per month respectively

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Eligibility

The students who are applying for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship make sure to check their eligibility for the scholarship by reading the eligibility criteria carefully given below:

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Course Eligibility Criteria

Full-time enrollment in any of the following educational programs:

  • Class 11 and Class 12
  • Undergraduate Level (Science, Arts, Commerce, Engineering, Medical, and Technical/Professional programs)
  • Postgraduate Level (Science/Arts/Commerce & Technical/Management programs

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Academic Eligibility Criteria

For eligibility, candidates must meet the following academic criteria based on their respective levels of study and the year of passing:

  • For Class 11 and Class 12 Scholarships (Science, Arts, Commerce):
    • Passed in the year 2020, 2021, or 2022.
    • 60% marks in aggregate in the last qualifying examination (75% for previous year pass-out candidates) from West Bengal Board of Secondary Education/West Bengal Council for Higher Secondary Education/Madrasa Education for Higher Secondary level.
  • For Undergraduate Level Scholarships (Science, Arts, Commerce, Engineering, Medical, Technical/Professional):
    • Passed in the year 2020, 2021, or 2022.
    • 60% marks in aggregate in the diploma course from Institutes approved by AICTE and affiliated to WBSCT&VE&SD for Undergraduate level Scholarship (in 2nd year Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy courses through Lateral Entry) or affiliated by State Medical Faculty for Undergraduate level Scholarship (in 2nd year Pharmacy course through Lateral Entry).
  • For Postgraduate Level Scholarships (General Education, Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy):
    • Passed Graduation (Honours Subject) from any State University.
    • 53% marks in aggregate for PG 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).
  • For M.Phil and Doctoral Courses:
    • Pursuing M.Phil courses and Doctoral courses (Non-NET Junior Research fellow and NET-Lecturership) from State-aided institutions.
  • Kanyashree(K3) Scholarship:
    • Girls pursuing a PG degree from universities in the state after obtaining a UG degree with at least 45% marks in aggregate can avail the scholarship scheme as Kanyashree(K3) applicants.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Income Eligibility Criteria

The candidates applying for the SVMCM Scholarship must have a family income of 2,50,000/- rupees per annum or below.

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Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Documents Required

The Documents required for both Fresh Applicants & Kanyashree Applicants and Renewal Application are shed Below:

For Fresh and Kanyashree (K3) Application

To apply for the SVMCM Scholarship 2024, students are required to submit specific documents along with their application form. Below is a list of the necessary documents for Fresh and Kanyashree applicants:

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

For Renewal Application

  • Copies of the mark sheets: Please include both sides of the mark sheet from the most recent examination within your current course of study. If your course follows a semester examination system, ensure that you submit copies of both semester mark sheets.
  • Admission receipt: Include a copy of your admission receipt as evidence of your promotion to the next higher class.

How To Apply For Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Online?

we have shared the 5 steps To Apply online for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship or you can check the video shared below for more detailed information on the online application for the SVMCM scholarship:

  • Step 1: Registration
    • First of all, applicants have to fill out and submit the online registration form to generate a 15-character Applicant ID.
    • Now download the registration slip or make a note of the Applicant ID for future reference.
    • Now female students pursuing regular post-graduate courses without a Kanyashree(K2) ID can apply under the Directorate of Public Instruction category.
    • For the renewal of existing beneficiaries, log in using the previous Applicant ID and Password.
  • Step 2: Online Application
    • Now after the registration applicants need to log in using the Applicant ID, Password (set during registration), and Captcha (Security Code).
    • Then complete the remaining application form.
    • Now upload a scanned copy of your image and signature in JPG/JPEG format with a size between 20KB-50KB and 10KB-20KB, respectively.
  • Step 3: Upload Documents
    • After the online application upload all necessary documents in PDF format with a file size not exceeding 400KB.
    • Then you have to select the Competent Authority from whom the Income Certificate was issued.
  • Step 4: Submission
    • After successful upload, review the application in view mode, then click on ‘Submit Application‘ to complete the application process.
  • Step 5: Edit
    • After the successful submission if you need to edit the application form you can contact the concerned Head of Institution for any necessary modifications after submission and request to unlock the editing application.
    • Contact the helpdesk to change the current course of study, including the course name, institution name, and date of admission.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Form

The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Form for students studying in higher secondary schools, polytechnic colleges and institutions, general degree colleges and universities, degree engineering or technical colleges or universities, and Medical/nursing colleges or universities for both fresh and renewal is open and candidates can fill out the form based on the eligibility criteria via a direct link shared in the article.

SVMCM 4.0 Official Website

Proforma For Income CerificateCHECK HERE
SVMCM Retrieve Applicant ID/PasswordCLICK HERE
SVMCM Official AdvertisementCHECK HERE
SVMCM Official

SVMCM Renewal

To renew the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship, applicants must apply to the relevant authority within one month from the date of promotion to the next higher class. Here are the steps to follow:

  • First, you need to visit the official Swami Vivekananda Scholarship website.
  • Now select the ‘Renewal Application‘ button.
  • Then log in by using your credentials on the official website of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship.
  • Now you need to fill in the required information.
  • Then upload all the necessary documents on the official Swami Vivekananda Scholarship website.
  • Finally, submit the application renewal on the official Swami Vivekananda Scholarship website.
Please note that to be eligible for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship, you must pass all your exams on the first attempt.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Status Check

To check the SVMCM (Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means) Scholarship status, follow these steps:

  • First of all, visit the official SVMCM Scholarship portal.
  • Then log in using your credentials (such as your Application ID and Password).
  • Now Once logged in, navigate to the “Check Status” or “Application Status” section.
  • Then you have to enter the required details, which may include your Application ID or other relevant information.
  • Now click on the “Submit” or “Check Status” button.
  • After the submission, you will then be able to view the current status of your SVMCM Scholarship application on the screen.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Helpline Number

  • SVMCM Phone: +1800-102-8014
  • SVMCM Email:

SVMCM (V4.0) Scholarship: FAQs

Who is eligible for the Swami Vivekananda scholarship?

The eligibility for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship is based on the course and class (i.e. in which class you are studying and which course you are enrolled), Academic eligibility ( how much you have scored in your academics) and family income you can check full details regarding eligibility criteria in this article.

How to apply for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2024?

To apply for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship first of all you need to visit the official website of the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship and then you need to register yourself by providing some necessary details like name, email, contact details, etc. Then after the registration, you get the application ID and Password so that you can log in to your account and fill out the application form for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship.

How do I check my Svmcm Scholarship status?

To check my Svmcm Scholarship status, applicants first of all applicants need to visit the official website of the Svmcm Scholarship and then click on the Applicant Login button fill in the login credentials, and then log in to the account. Now a dashboard opens on your screen. Now at the top of the Dashboard click on the Track Application button. After clicking on the button your Application status will be displayed on the screen of your computer.

How much money will I get from the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship?

The money given under the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship depends upon the course that you are enrolled. The money given to the students of course DPI – NON-NET MPHIL/NON-NET PHD is INR 5,000 to INR 8,000, for course DPI – PG (Science) is INR 2,500, etc.

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