Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2019

A giant leap for meritorious students of West Bengal from Higher Secondary to Research Level, from economically backward sections of the society. Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2019 – Applications are invited from Minority students for scholarship for the year 2019 under “Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme for Meritorious Students” for providing financial assistance.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2019 Important Dates

  • Last Date of receiving online Application: 15th November 2019

Objectives

  • The objective of Merit-cum-Means scholarship for professional and technical courses is to support the students to pursue professional/technical studies for consequently increasing their employability potential.

Eligibility Criteria for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2019

  • The scheme benefits students of Class – XI and XII, and at the undergraduate level in Engineering, Medical and Technical / Professional courses besides Under Graduate, Post Graduate level students pursuing General Degree courses.
  • These scholarships will be sanctioned to deserving students on merit-cum-means criteria.
  • Students pursuing M.Phil courses and Doctoral courses (NON-NET JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW and NET-LECTURESHIP) from State-aided Institutions will come under the purview of this Scholarship Scheme.
  • The upper ceiling for family income has been fixed at Rs.2,50,000/- per annum
  • However, one time grants or assistance received from any source, or free or partly-free studentship allowed by the host institution will not debar the students from availing of the benefits of this scheme.

Means Judging Criteria

  • The total family income for the prospective scholars will be not more than Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum.
  • While applying, all students will be required to enclose an Affidavit written on a Non-judicial Stamp Paper value Rs.10/- or more and sworn by his/her parent/guardian before a Notary Public or a first-class magistrate, declaring their total family income from all sources (giving the detailed break-up) during the preceding financial year (i.e. from the 1st of April of the previous year to the 31st of March of the year of applying for the scholarship).

Merit Judging Criteria

  • Candidates whose family income is not more than Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum will be judged according to their academic merit in the under noted manner.

For HS Level

  • The minimum qualifying marks for being considered for award of scholarships will be 75% in aggregate, in Madhyamik Pariksha, and the total marks obtained in the Madhyamik Parkisha excluding pass marks in the additional subject, if any, will be the sole criterion for consideration

For Diploma Level

  • Students who are enrolled after passing out in Secondary (M.P) exam or its equivalent as stated above in 2017 for first year Diploma (Polytechnic) course[ H.S. Exam or its equivalent for Diploma in Pharmacy or Modern Office Practice and Management of two years duration] and after passing out in “West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education and Training “ courses, which is equivalent to H.S Exam for 2nd year Diploma(Polytechnic) courses on lateral entry basis, will be eligible to apply
  • Candidates must obtain at least 75% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exam for applying the scholarship [excluding the marks secured in the optional elective subject, if any].

For UG Level

  • The minimum qualifying marks for being considered for award of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship will be 75% in aggregate, in the H.S. Exam conducted by the W.B. Council of H.S. Education/Madrasah Shiksha Parishad. For the UG (Arts), UG (Commerce), UG (Science) separate merit lists will be prepared.

For PG Level

  • Candidates should be graduates securing at least 53% marks in the Honours subject at the graduation level. The marks obtained in Honours subject will be the only deciding criterion academically for award of the PG-level scholarships.

Selection Procedure

  • Scholarships will be provided to eligible students in order of merit and subject to the budgetary allocation provided by the State Govt.
  • For renewal, the applicant will be eligible for the scholarship if he/she has obtained 50% marks in his/her previous examination.

Sanction Procedure

  • The applications will be received online through a portal designed for this purpose. The applications will be verified by the Nodal Teachers of the respective School.
  • The selection will be made as per the eligibility criteria and disbursement will be made through Direct Bank Transfer.

Documents Required

Following documents are to be uploaded at the time of filing online application

  • Both side of the Mark sheet of the last examination.
  • Admit card of madhyamik or equivalent examination.
  • Income certificate in the prescribed format
  • First page of bank pass book mentioning clearly the A/C no. and IFSC details
  • Voter Id/Aadhaar card etc.
  • Recent Photograph (size must between 100 to 120KB)
  • Institute verification form duly authenticated by the Head of the Institution (HOI) in the prescribed format.

Important documents to be submitted for renewal

  • Mark sheet of the first and second semester for 2nd-year renewal and mark sheet of the third and fourth semester for 3rd-year renewal at UG level.
  • Mark sheet of the first and second semester for 2nd-year renewal at PG level.
Swami Vivekananda Scholarship – Course-wise awards
S.No. Category Course/Level of Study Scholarship amount
1.
Directorate of School Education (DSE)
Higher Secondary INR 1,000 per month
2.
Directorate of Madrasah Education (DME)
High Madrasah INR 1,000 per month
3.
Directorate of Public Instruction (DPI) (For General degree courses)
Undergraduate in Arts INR 1,000 per month
4. Undergraduate in Commerce INR 1,000 per month
5. Undergraduate in Science INR 1,500 per month
6. Undergraduate in other professional courses (UGC approved) INR 1,500 per month
7. Postgraduate in Arts INR 2,000 per month
8. Postgraduate in Commerce INR 2,000 per month
9. Postgraduate in Science INR 2,500 per month
10. Postgraduate in other professional courses (UGC approved) INR 2,500 per month
11. Non-NET M.Phil./Non-NET PhD INR 5,000 per month to INR 8,000 per month
12.
Technical education at college or universities
Undergraduate in Engineering, Postgraduate in Engineering and other professional courses (AICTE approved) INR 5,000 per month
13.
Directorate of Technical Education and Training (DTE &T)
Undergraduate (Polytechnic) INR 1,500 per month
14.
Directorate of Medical Education
Undergraduate in Medical stream/Diploma courses INR 5,000 per month/INR 1,500 per month respectively

Here is the step by step guide of online Application Process in
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship (V3.0)

Steps to be followed to apply online for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship:

Step 1:

Open the home page of e-Governance portal for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship
(https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in) in any browser and click on Registration option on the right side of the
menu. [Shown in Fig:01]

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Step 2: Please download the operation manual before proceeding for registration, by clicking on Download User
Manual button and also read the Instructions given in the page. After that click on the checkbox to agree
terms and then Proceed for Registration. [Shown in Fig: 02]

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

Step 3:

Choose appropriate Directorate and then click on Apply for Fresh application. [Shown in Fig:03]

appropriate directories for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Step 4:

Online Registration:

Fresh Application Process:
For Fresh Application, fill up the Registration form and then Click on Register button.
Obtained Marks, Total Marks and Obtained Percentage of applicants from Qualifying Examination Board of
WBBSE or WBCHSE or WBSCT&VE&SD (for Lateral) will be filled up automatically.
[Shown in Fig:04, Fig:05 and Fg:06]

Note that, if an applicant selects 2018 as Year of Last Qualifying Exam, then an extra field will
appear where the applicant has to enter a reason for not applying for SVMCM Scholarship in 2018.

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registration for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

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Eligibility for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

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Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

Kanyashree (K3) Application Process:
Applicants are required to Authenticate their previous Kanyashree Details for registration under
Kanyashree(K3) application. [Shown in Fig:07, Fig:08 and Fig:09]

kanyashree authentication for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

Renewal Application Process:
Renewal Applicants are not required to register rather they will login directly with their previous SVMCM Applicant
Id and Password and complete the application process.
(Please scroll down to see the login process). [Shown from fig:11]

Step 5: After clicking on the Register button, enter the OTP, sent to the mobile no., given at the time of registration.
After successful verification of Mobile No., an Applicant Id will be generated. The Login Credentials
will be sent to your registered mobile no and an email containing the Applicant ID and a copy of
Registration Slip will also be sent to your registered Email ID. Note down the Id for subsequent login
to complete rest of the Application Process and also for future use. [Shown in Fig:10 and Fig:11]

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)
Step 6: Now click on Applicant Login option from any of the pages. Enter the Applicant Id, Password (Which
was set during registration process) and Security Code in the appeared pop-up. Then click on the Login
button. [Shown in Fig:12 and Fig:13]

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)
Step 7: After successful login, Dashboard of the concerned applicant will be appeared. Click on Edit
Profile or Edit Application to continue the application process. Application process for Fresh and
Kanyashree are same. [Shown in Fig:14]

Step 8: At first fill up the Basic Details form and then click on Save & Continue button. Star marked fields
are mandatory fields. Please maintain the File Format and File Size of Image and Signature t the time of upload
of the same as mentioned in the form. In the Basic Details form, applicants only have to upload the image and
signature as the other fields are already filled up during the time of the registration. [Shown in Fig:15]

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)
Step 9: After successful submission of Basic Details form, Personal Details form will be appeared. Fill up the form
and then click on Save & Continue button. Star marked fields are mandatory fields. While entering the
Bank Details, enter the correct IFSC, Bank Name and Branch Name will automatically be fetched. [Shown
in Fig:16]

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

For Kanyashree:
Kanyashree applicants may change their bank details as required. In that case, they have to select a reason
for the change from the given list. If, they choose ‘Others’ they have to mention the reason by themselves.
[Shown in Fig:17]

Step 10: Upload Scanned Supporting Documents form will appear after successful submission of Personal
Details form. Upload all the necessary documents as required and then click on Submit Application
button. While uploading the documents, please maintain the File Format and File Size as instructed in
the form. [Shown in Fig:17 and Fig:18 and Fig:19]
A Pop-up will be appeared for Fresh Applicants regarding the Competent Authorities for
Issuing Income Certificate. Close the Pop-up before uploading douments. An extra field
regarding Income Certificate Issuing will also be appeared for Fresh applicants. Make sure that
the income certificate is issued from the mentioned authorities. Otherwise It may not be
accepeted.

For Fresh:

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The uploading of Income Certificate is not needed for K3 applicants.

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

For Renewal:

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)
Step 11: After successful uploading of the documents, a success message will be displayed. Applicants may
download the Application details by clicking on the Download Application Details button. Click on Submit
Application button to submit the application. [Shown in Fig:20]

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Note that, once an application is submitted, it cannot be edited unless the application is unlocked
from concerned HOI end.

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After submission, a success message regarding successful submission of the application will be displayed.
[Shown in Fig:21]

submission

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To view the Profile/Application, click on View Profile option in Dashboard or click on View
Application option under Application Details tab in Menu area. To track application activity, click on
Track Profile button, given on the dashboard. [Shown in Fig:22 and Fig:23]

Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship application status tracking

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Forgot Applicant Id/Password:

To retrieve Applicant Id/Password click on Forgot Applicant Id/Password option on the Login pop-up
from the Applicant login option. [Shown in Fig:24]

login for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Select what is to retrieve from the given option and then click on the Proceed button. After selecting a option
the relevant form will be appeared. [Shown in Fig:25]

retrieve application id and password for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

For Applicant Id:

Select Applicant Type, Mobile No. and Security Code and then click the Proceed button. An OTP will
sent to the mobile no., registered in SVMCM Application. Enter the correct OTP and then click Verify
button.[Shown in Fig:26 and Fig:27]

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

Fig:27

After successful authentication your Applicant Id will be shown on your screen. [Shown in Fig:28]

forget application id for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

For Password:

Select Applicant Type, enter Applicant ID, Mobile No, registered in SVMCM application. An OTP will sent to
the mobile no., registered in SVMCM Application. Enter the correct OTP and then click Verify button.[Shown
in Fig:29 and Fig:30]

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Fig:29

submit otp for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship SVMCM

After successful verification of mobile no., a form to reset password will appear. Set a new password according
to the password policy and click on Reset Password button. [Shown in Fig:31]

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

reset password for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Fig:31

After successful submission of new password a success message will be shown. [Shown in Fig:32]

Change Password:

To change Profile Password, Click on Reset Password option under Setting tab in Menu area.
First enter the Existing Password, then New Password for confirmation and Captcha.
Click on Update Password button. [Shown in Fig:33]

update password for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

User Manual for Online Application Process in SVMCM (V3.0)

Technical Helpdesk:

Please contact for further queries and consequent operational support via Helpdesk for user support.

Support mail id: helpdesk.svmcm-wb@gov.in
Toll free help line no: 1800102 8014 (10 AM to 6 PM except Sundays)

Source: Official Website of Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

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