SVMCM Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2020 Application Form. Renewal, Last Date

By | June 22, 2020

West Bengal Higher Education Department invites online application for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2020 or Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2020 through official website from meritorious students of Minority category of West Bengal who really needs financial assistance for pursuing higher studies.

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 2020, students must have the resident in West Bengal and studying in educational institutions of Secondary and Madrasah Education may apply for this scholarship.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2020

Bikash Bhavan Scholarship Quick Overview
Department Name West Bengal Higher Education Department (WBHED)
Scholarship Name Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme
Eligible Category For Minorities Students 
Courses Covered
HS, UG Honours, PG, Medical, Engineering, Nursing, Paramedical, Diploma, PG
Type of Scholarship  Merit Cum Means Scholarship
Mode of Apply Online

SVMCM is also known as Bikash Bhavan Scholarship which is a merit-cum-means based scholarship scheme. Under this programme, 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, SVMCM Scholarship successfully running and authority is also increasing the sets and rewards for the minority category candidates.

Important Dates:

Event Name Starting Date Closing Date
Fresh Application 10th September 2020 30th November 2020
Renewal(including K3 Renewal) Application 2018 10th September 2020       —-
Fresh Kanyashree (K3) Application 2020 10th September 2020 30th November 2020

SVMCM Scholarship 2020 Eligibility Criteria

NATIONALITY: Candidates must be a Indian citizen and resident of West Bengal

Course Name Eligibility  Marks Obtained (Previous Final Exam)

Higher Secondary Level of studies (Class 11th or its equivalent)

Madhyamik Pariksha or equivalent examination

75% 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 courses

Higher 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
  • Bankpass 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 2020?

For New Registration (For Fresh Applications) 

Step 01: Contenders who wish to apply for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship they should open the e-governance portal at Navigate to Registration option on the right side of the menu.

SVMCM Scholarship New Registration

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Step 02: Download user manual before applying online by click on Download User Manual button. After reading all the instructions, please tick marks the agreed terms. 

Step 03: After reading the manual, please click on Proceed to Registration.

SVMCM Scholarship Notification Download and Registration

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Step 04: Click on Apply for Fresh Application for which you want to apply online.

Apply for Fresh Application

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Step 05: Fill completed application form and press Register button.

Login (Renewal Application Process)

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

SVMCM Login Page

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Step by Step Instructions
  • Step 01: Copy and Paste the web address in the URL section ““.
  • Step 02: Find Applicant Login from the same page and click on it.
  • Ste 03: Enter Applicant ID and Password along with security code.
  • Step 04: Press the LOGIN button.
  • Step 05: Enter all the required information and apply for the scholarship using a particular link.
  • Step 06: Save & Print the application form for future use.

Useful Links:

Apply Online for SVMCM (West Bengal Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Scheme 2020)

Scholarship Amount (Directorate Wise)

Category Course/Level of Study Scholarship amount

Directorate of School Education (DSE)

Higher Secondary Rs. 1,000 PM

Directorate of Madrasah Education (DME)

High Madrasah Rs. 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 PhD Rs. 5,000 PM to Rs. 8,000 PM

Technical education at college or universities

Rs. 5,000 PM

Directorate of Technical Education and Training (DTE &T)

Polytechnic Undergraduate  Rs. 1,500 PM

Directorate of Medical Education

Medical stream/Diploma courses (Undergraduate) Rs. 5,000 PM/Rs. 1,500 PM 

Scholarship Award (Course Wise)

Course Amount 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 Scholarship Day Scholars Hosteller  

fee & tuition fee



Total Admission

fee & tuition fee




Pre Matric

0 1100 1100 0 0 0  
4400 1100 5500 4400 6600 11000  
  7700 2500 10200 7700 4200 11900  
  11000 2500 13500 11000 4200 15200  
  3300 3300 6600 3300 6300 9600  
  3300 6000 9300 3300 13200 16500  



fee & tuition fee



Merit-cum-Means 22000 5500 27500 22000 11000 33000

Technical HelpDesk

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

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

Dear contenders, if you have any query related to Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2020 then write us in the comment section below.

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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2 thoughts on “SVMCM Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2020 Application Form. Renewal, Last Date

    1. FreshersFind Team Post author

      Applicable Courses are Engineering/Medical/General Education/ G.N.M.Nursing/ Para Medical Diploma Course


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