Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021: The Government of West Bengal releases the application form of a merit-cum-means scholarship for minorities on its website in September 2021. The Application Form for Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means SVMCM Scholarship 2021 is available now. The government of West Bengal updated the Swami Vivekananda SVMCM Scholarship scheme in 2016. Due to this change, the now a greater number of poor but meritorious students of West Bengal can get a grant for higher studies. Candidates who have the family income below 2.5 lakh can take benefit from the SVMCM Scholarship 2021 scheme. Furthermore, read the article to check the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship amount 2021 and renewal process last date.

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Bikash Bhavan Scholarship (Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021) ensures students can pursue high school/undergraduate /post-graduate level education carefree. Candidates can apply through the online portal of West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation. They can further apply for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship (SVMCM) renewal 2021. Furthermore, Scroll through the complete article for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021, renewal last dates, and eligibility criteria.

Latest Update

  • SVMCM Renewal candidates who have their bank details changed and are yet to apply for renewal are requested to update their Bank Details in Basic Details form and those who have submitted their application but Bank Details are needed to be changed may request their concerned HOI/DI to unlock their applications.

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Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 Last Date

The government of West Bengal will release the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 (Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2021) application form in September 2021. Candidates need to fill the application form in the given time. Hence, they must fill it before the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 last date. Furthermore, check out the table given below to know the timetable of the scholarship scheme.
Events Dates 
Online Application Form (For Minority Community Students) Starts From7th October 2020
Online Application Form (For Minority Community Students) Closes On15th February 2021
Commencement of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 Application7th October 2020
Last Date To Fill The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 Application Last date15th February 2021

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The government of West Bengal has set up a few eligibility criteria for the Scholarship 2021 scheme in order to be more effective. Only eligible candidates can apply for SVMCM Scholarship 2021. We have mentioned the eligibility criteria (categorized on the basis of study level) in the table given below.

Eligibility Criteria for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship


West Bengal
ClassHigh School/diploma/undergraduate or postgraduate level
DetailsThose who are studying and domiciled in West Bengal will be considered for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021. Candidates must be studying in recognized university/school/institution after successfully completing his prior education in West Bengal recognized educational institution.
EligibilityEligibility for a scholarship at High School Level

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 75% excluding optional subject in Madhyamik Pariksha (10th) or equivalent.
  • Those who have 10th or is studying in 11th in 2021 can apply for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021.

Eligibility for a scholarship for undergraduate

  • Students who took admission in 1st year of UG course after passing 12th in 2021 can apply.
  • He/she must have at least 75% marks, strictly including 2 language subjects and 3 elective subjects.

Eligibility for scholarships at Diploma (Polytechnic)

  • Students who took admission in 1st year of Polytechnic course in 2021
  • H.S. Examination or its equivalent for Diploma in Pharmacy or Modern office practice & Management of 2-year duration and after passing-out in ‘West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education & Training courses which are equivalent to H.S. Examination for 2nd-year Diploma (Polytechnic) courses on lateral entry basis will be eligible to apply. Candidates must have at least 75%.

Eligibility for the Post Graduate level scholarships

  • Must have secured at least 53% marks in the Honours subject in graduation. Only honours subjects will be considered while granting PG-level scholarships.

Family Income Criteria

  • Candidates having a family income of less than 2.5 lakh annually will be considered for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021.

Although the Aadhar Card Number is important while filling the application form, it isn’t compulsory.

SVMCM Scholarship Application Procedure 2021 Renewal

Candidates must submit the printout of their final application form to their respective School/Colleges. The government of West Bengal will announce the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 Application Form in September 2021. This year, the authority made some changes. Unlike last year, Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2021 Application Form will be filled online. The word ‘digitization’ is finally understood by the government of West Bengal. As the scholarship provides the only one-time grant, students will have to re-apply for the scholarship continuation.

Firstly, students will have to register on the Swami Vivekananda svmcm online portal before the last date. After successfully registering, eligible candidates can apply for scholarships of their choice by filling the online application form. Furthermore, aspiring scholars have only 2 months left to submit the form. The last date of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 will tentatively be in November 2021.

Steps To Register For SVMCM Scholarship 2021

  • Candidates need to visit: svmcm online portal.
  • Now, candidates will have to click on the new registration button.
  • Fill the registration form by providing all the necessary information.
  • After successfully registering on the portal, candidates will get an Applicant ID and password which will be used to login and complete the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Application Form. Same Applicant ID will be needed in future endeavours.

For renewal of scholarship, re-registration is not needed. Candidates can log in with their Applicant Id and password to apply for renewal of the scholarship.

How To Fill The Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021 Application Form

  • Login with the generated Applicant Id and password.
  • After login, fill the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Application Form. Upload the required documents. Candidates must know that JPG/JPEG format is permitted and size of the image and signature should be in between 20KB-50KB and 10KB-20KB respectively.
  • Upload all the other important documents in the PDF format. The size of any of the document should be under 400KB.
  • Finalize the application after successfully uploading all the required documents. Candidates must check all the details before finalizing the application as no change will be done after finalizing the application.
  • After finalizing the SVMCM Scholarship 2021 Application Form, download the Verification Certificate which contains two pages. The first page is the Applicant Copy and the second page is the HOI(Head of the Institution) Copy.

Documents Required for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Application Form 2021

Documents to be uploaded for fresh candidates

  • Mark sheet of Madhyamik Examination
  • Mark sheet of last board/university/college examination
  • Income certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Scanned copy of Bank Passbook (A/C No. and IFSC)

Documents to be uploaded for scholarship continuation

  • Copy of the mark sheet of the last examination in the present course of study.
  • Admission receipt

SVMCM Scholarship Selection Process 2021

After successfully submitting the application form with right details, candidates will be considered for SVMCM Scholarship 2021. The Bikash Bhavan Scholarship 2021 will be awarded to those who come from a poor background. Candidates are advised to submit their application as soon as possible. The government of West Bengal will grant scholarship on the basis of means and merit of the student. Any falsification found in the income documents will lead to immediate termination of scholarship. In that case, candidates will have to refund the entire Swami Vivekananda scholarship amount. Additionally, candidates won’t be able to apply for any government scholarship in future.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship – MEANS Judging Criteria 2021

  • Maximum family income of the scholar should be under 2.5 lakh.
  • Candidates will have to make a Non-judicial Stamp paper, signed by the parent which will act as a proof of annual family income.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship – MERIT Judging Criteria 2021

Candidates who apply for SVMCM Scholarship 2021 will also be judged on the basis of his/her merit. Below, we have mentioned the minimum marks required on the basis of the education level.

Education LevelMinimum marks required
Higher Secondary level75% in 10th
Graduate75% in 12th
Diploma75% in 12th
Post Graduate level53% in UG program

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Scheme Benefits 2021

SVMCM Scholarship will benefit the students of class 11 and 12, and under Graduate level in Engineering, Medical and Technical/ Professional programs. Furthermore, it will also benefit Under Graduate, Post Graduate level students who pursue General Degree programs.

  • Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme will cover students who are studying M.Phil and Doctoral programs (NON-NET JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW and NET-LECTURERSHIP) from the State-aided Institutions.
  • SVMCM Scholarship Scheme will also include kanyashree recipients (K-2) studying Post Graduate programs in Science, Arts and Commerce stream from West Bengal state university. They must have 45% marks in aggregate in UG.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Amount 2021

Candidates who will be selected for SVMCM Scholarship will be rewarded on the basis of their education level. Furthermore, we have made a table from which candidates can check how much Swami Vivekananda Scholarship amount they will be granted.

Scholarship on the basis of education levelReward
Scholarship at Higher Secondary level10,000/month
Scholarship at Under Graduate level1000/month
Scholarship at Polytechnic level1500 per month
For Post-Graduate level Scholarship2000-5000 per month


In case of any queries related to the SCVM Scholarship, kindly write to us in the comment section below.


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  3. Ami 2019-2020 te swami vivekananda scholarship er apply kori ar tar taka pai kintu 2020-2021 amar college er original marksheet na thakar Karone ami apply korte pari ni to tar jonno ami ki ar akta apply korar date Pete pari?? Ba 2021-2022 a aber ki ai scholarship er jonno Apply korte parbo??

  4. Hi,sir
    This year board promoted class 11 students to class 12 so they have no results of this year how will they apply for this scholarship?

  5. Sir akhono 2nd semester marsheet payni . swami vivekananda scholarship renual ki korbo.sir aktu bolunna please 🙏.ai scholarship Last date kobe. Ki ki korbo aktu bolla dila vala hoy.

  6. Sir , I’m in ug level & I filled the form but I can’t submit it before 15 November because of the puja vacation , the college is closed & no official works is done .so, what can I do in this time ? Please sir suggest me

  7. Sir I passed hs exam this year with 86%number…can I apply to this scholarship…is there any problems if I have kanyashree??

    • Hi Durjoy Das!

      The scholarship reward will soon be sanctioned to you. Kindly keep on visiting the portal for more updates.

  8. I passes madhyamik exam this year but I can’t register my name for this scholarship before the last date for some illness.Can I get another date for register it?

    • Hi Sweta Debnath!

      If you have a domicile certificate of West Bengal and if you have completed your high school education from therein, then yes, you can avail this scholarship.

  9. I passed HS in this year.and I decided to drop out for getting a higher rank in wbjee.so if I will admit next year can i able to apply for this scholarship.


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