Aikyashree Scholarship 2020, West Bengal Scholarships for Minorities

Aikyashree Scholarship 2020, West Bengal Scholarships for Minorities

Aikyashree Scholarship 2020: West Bengal Scholarships for Minorities communities for aspiring education, Aikyashree scholarship scheme is totally funded by West Bengal Government. Online Application will be available to make online registrations.

Aikyashree Scholarship 2020, West Bengal Scholarships for Minorities

Students of West Bengal are aspiring for education, due to this there is a growth in the education percentage in the minority communities of the state for Aikyashree Scholarship 2020. State Government to help minorities is providing them more avenues for socio economic and educational mobility by extending financial support and encouragement to the meritorious students belonging to the minority communities. The state Government had launched a new scheme Aikyashree for encouraging and help students to educate well. Aikyashree Scholarships for Minority Students in West Bengal will be fully funded from the State budget from the financial year 2019-20 on-wards.

Aikyashree Scholarship 2020

Name of the Scheme Aikyashree Scholarship 2020
State West Bengal
Launched Date 6th February 2020
Benefits Scholarship for minority students up to Rs.33000/-
Who are Beneficiaries Students belonging to minority communities
Scholarship for Class I to Ph.D & technical or professional courses
Aikyashree Official website wbmdfcscholarship.in

WB Govt is providing Three types of scholarships through Aikyashree Scholarship 2020:

  • Pre-matric Scholarship (for meritorious students from Class-I to Class-X)
  • Post-matric Scholarship (for meritorious students from Class-XI to Ph. D), and
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarships (for pursuing technical & professional courses).

West Bengal Scholarship for Minorities

  • The motto of WB Pre-matric Scholarship is to encourage the minority communities to send their children to schools and to prevent drop-out by which there will be increase in the literacy rate of the state.
  • The Post-matric scholarship intends to encourage students to continue their pursuit of higher education.
  • 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 employ-ability potential.

Benefits of Aikyashree Scholarship

  • The applicant has to submit a certificate regarding family income at the time of application.
  • For ‘renewal’ applicants, the continuance of scholarship will be subject to securing 50% marks in the previous year examination.
  • Maintenance allowance will be provided to hostellers and day scholars.
  • Students should be regular in attendance, for which the yardstick will be decided by the competent authority of the school.
  • If a student violates school discipline or any other terms and conditions of the scholarship, scholarship may be suspended or cancelled.
  • The State Government can also directly cancel the award if duly satisfied of the reasons of violation of these regulations governing the scheme.
  • If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship by false statement, his/her scholarship will be cancelled forthwith and the amount of the scholarship paid will be recovered.
  • The course/tuition fees and maintenance allowance will be credited to the student’s bank account directly under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode.

Aikyashree Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

For Pre-matric Scholarship and Post-matric Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a domicile of West Bengal.
  • Candidate must be studying in a School/ Institution recognized by an educational Board/ Council/ University of the State/ Central Government.
  • Candidate must have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination.
  • The annual family income should not exceed Rs.2 lakh.
  • Students studying in institutes outside West Bengal will not be eligible for pre-matric or post-matric Aikyashree Scholarship 2020.

For Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

  • The applicant must be a domicile of West Bengal.
  • Candidate must have got admission in a technical / professional course.
  • Candidate must have secured at least 50% marks in the last Higher Secondary/ Graduation examination.
  • Annual family income of the student should not be more than Rs.2.5 lakh.
  • The students who are residents of West Bengal but pursuing studies in listed institutions located outside West Bengal, as may be notified from time to time by the West Bengal Minorities’ Development and Finance Corporation, are also eligible for applying.

Aikyashree Scholarship Selection Procedure

Scholarships will be provided only to the eligible students. The students will be selected in order of merit and subject to the budgetary allocation provided by the West Bengal Government. Aikyashree Scholarship renewal will be done for those applicant who had obtained 50% marks in his/her previous examination will be eligible for the scholarship.

Aikyashree Scholarship Amount

The proposed rates of scholarships are as follows

Sl.
No.
Types of Scholarship Class of Study Day Scholars Hosteller

Admission
fee & tuition fee

Maintenance
Allowance

Total

Admission
fee & tuition fee

Maintenance
Allowance
Total
 

1

 

Pre Matric

I to V

0

1100

1100

0

0

0

VI toX

4400

1100

5500

4400

6600

11000
2 Post-Matric

XI & XII

7700

2500

10200

7700

4200

11900

XI & XII

(Technical and Vocational courses at this level)

11000

2500

13500

11000

4200

15200

Undergraduate

& Post

Graduate

3300

3300

6600

3300

6300

9600

M.Phil & Ph.D

3300

6000

9300

3300

13200

16500
3. Merit-cum-Means Medical Engineering, Management, Law, CA etc. courses 22000 5500 27500 22000 11000 33000
  • Admission and tuition fee are subject to actuals
  • Hostellers include students not staying in hostel of the institute concerned but are staying as paying guest or on rent
  • Maintenance allowance is payable for a period not exceeding 10 months in an academic year
  •  Full course fee may be reimbursed for the listed institutions

Aikyashree Scholarship Verification

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 the disbursement will be made through Direct Bank Transfer. The West Bengal Minorities’ Development & Finance Corporation (WBMDFC) will be the Nodal Organization for this scheme.

Aikyashree Online Application

  • Candidates must visit the official portal www.wbmdfcscholarship.in for apply online for post matric, pre matric and merit cum means scholarship.
  • Select the type of scholarship that you want to apply for based on your academic studies.
  • Enter all your details in the fields.
  • Upload the documents by browsing, especially it is must to upload minority certificate.
  • upload photograph and signature.
  • Preview all your details, to rectify any mistakes.
  • submit the registration form, Keep the regsitration number safe for further references.

Online Application for the year 2020 of Aikyashree Scholarships are not yet started. We will update you about the start date and last date to make online registrations. Also we will give each and every information related to Aikyashree Scholarship updates.

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