Aikyashree Scholarship 2023: Apply Online, Last Date, Renewal & Status

The West Bengal Minority Development and Finance Corporation has launched a new scholarship program for students who are indebted to complete their education at the school and college level of West Bengal state. The scheme is known as the Aikyashree Scholarship 2023 which will be operated by the Government of West Bengal. Today, we will share with all of you the details regarding the scholarship scheme so that you can easily apply by following the step-by-step application procedure. We will share the benefits, features, selection procedure, and list of scholarships with the details regarding the scholarship providers in this article given below.

Aikyashree Scholarship 2023

Aikyashree Scholarship is set up by the Government of West Bengal state with the help of the WBMDFC Department. The State Scholarship will provide financial assistance to the candidates who are currently suffering from poverty because of the catastrophic scenarios created due to the coronavirus pandemic. The scholarship program is especially available for minority students so to provide them with financial support and equal educational opportunities as the students belonging to the non-minority groups. The scholarship will be available for the students from class 1st to the Ph.D. level staying in the West Bengal State.

Aikyashree Scholarship
Aikyashree Scholarship

Highlights Of Aikyashree Scholarship

NameAikyashree Scholarship 2023
Launched byWest Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (WBMDFC)
BeneficiaryStudents from class 1st to Ph.D. courses
Benefit Of The SchemeProviding financial assistance on a monthly basis
AreaWest Bengal State
Official Websitewww.wbmdfc.org

Important Dates Of Aikyashree Scholarship

Pre Matric – Fresh & Renewal- Updated Soon

Post Matric – Updated Soon

Merit-cum-Means – Fresh & Renewal – Updated Soon

Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means – Fresh & Renewal- Updated Soon

State Govt. Sponsored Stipend Under Talent Support Programme (TSP) – Updated Soon

Benefit Of Aikyashree Scholarship

There are a lot of benefits that will be provided by the Aikyashree Scholarship 2022 to the students who are currently studying in the West Bengal State and belong to the minority community. Some of the benefits of the scholarship scheme are given below:-

  • The scheme will provide educational loans to poor students who are very good at their studies.
  • The minority community women will be able to undertake the benefit of the scholarship program to make their life better and independent.
  • The students will be financially independent at a small age with the help of their education.
  • The literacy ratio of the West Bengal State will be increased due to the scholarship scheme.
  • Training will be provided to the students for various competitive examinations.
  • Through the scholarship training programs, the skills of the students will be upgraded.
  • Different scholarships are available for poor students who are really good at their studies.

Incentives Of Aikyashree Scholarship

The incentives available under the different types of Aikyashree Scholarship 2022 are given below in the following table:-

Scholarship nameIncentives
West Bengal Pre- matric ScholarshipStudents of Class 9 and Class 10 can apply for this scholarship program. Beneficiaries will be liable for scholarship amounts ranging from Rs. 150 to Rs. 750 per month. Besides the scholarship amount, the selected students get an additional Ad hoc Reward of up to Rs. 1000 per year.
West Bengal Post-matric ScholarshipStudents of Class 11, Class 12, Graduation, and Post-graduation can apply for this scholarship program. The main advantage will be given to SC, ST, and OBC students studying in post matriculation or post-secondary level. Beneficiaries will be liable for scholarship amounts ranging from Rs. 160 to Rs. 1200 per month.
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West BengalThis scholarship is intended for female students. The main advantage will be given to students who have qualified for class 12th from any board in West Bengal. The main beneficiaries will be Female students seeking an undergraduate degree course in Basic Science/ Engineering/Medicine at any institute of West Bengal who can apply for this scholarship program. Beneficiaries will be liable for Rs. 3000 per month. Besides the scholarship amount, the student will also get a yearly book grant of Rs. 2000.
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship (SVMCM)This is a  merit-cum-means based scholarship. Students from Class 11 to Ph.D. level candidates can apply for this scholarship program. Beneficiaries will be liable for Rs. 8000 per month depending on the level of education or program. The distribution of this scholarship fund is mainly based on the student’s academic advantage and financial need.
Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West BengalThe main advantage will be given to students studying the Hindi language in Non-Hindi speaking states like West Bengal. Students studying in higher secondary, undergraduate, postgraduate, and research level courses (M.Phil., Ph.D. or M.Lit. etc.) can apply for this scholarship. Beneficiaries will be liable for scholarship amounts ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 1000 per month.

Application Timeline For Aikyashree Scholarship

The different procedures regarding the online application for the scholarship scheme will take place in the following timeline:-

Name of ScholarshipApplication Period
Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Minorities, West BengalJuly to September
West Bengal Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBCSeptember to November
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West BengalMay to July
Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West BengalOctober to December
West Bengal Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC ST StudentsSeptember to November

Aikyashree Scholarship Provider Details

Different providers are providing the scholarship available for the West Bengal students, you can check the list given below:-

Name of ScholarshipProvider Name
Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Minorities, West BengalGovernment of West Bengal
West Bengal Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBCBackward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West BengalJagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata
Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West BengalDepartment of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal
West Bengal Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC ST StudentsBackward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria For Aikyashree Scholarship

If you are applying for the different types of Aikyashree Scholarship 2022 then you must first follow the eligibility criteria given here:-

For West Bengal Pre-matric Scholarship (SC/ST Students)-

  • The applicant must be a permanent and legal resident of West Bengal State.
  • The applicant must be a student studying in class 9th or class 10th
  • The student must belong to SC or ST caste.
  • The annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs. 2 lakh.

For West Bengal Post-matric Scholarship-

  • The applicant must be a permanent and legal resident of West Bengal State.
  • The applicant must be a student studying in Class 11, 12, Graduation or Post Graduation.
  • The student must belong to the SC, ST or OBC category.
  • The annual family income of the student should not exceed-
    • Rs. 1 lakh for OBC
    • Rs. 2 Lakh for SC
    • Rs. 2.5 Lakh for ST category

Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengal-

  • The applicant must be a permanent and legal resident of West Bengal State.
  • The applicant must have passed class 12th.
  • The student must belong to the SC, ST or OBC category.
  • Only female students can apply for this scheme.
  • The student must be studying Engineering, Medicine or Basic Science at a known institution in West Bengal.

For Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship (SVMCM)-

  • The applicant must be a permanent and legal resident of West Bengal State.
  • The applicant must be a student studying in Class 11 or 12.
  • The student must be pursuing graduation in Engineering, Medical, and Technical/Professional courses if they are not studying the general Undergraduate or Postgraduate level degree courses.
  • If the student is studying at the higher secondary level or pursuing a diploma, he or she must have secured at least 75% marks in class 10th.
  • The annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs. 2.5 lakh.
  • Scholarships will be provided on a merit basis.
  • Students pursuing M.Phil. courses and Doctoral courses from state-aided institutions are also eligible.

For Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West Bengal-

  • The applicant must be a permanent and legal resident of West Bengal State.
  • He/ She must have passed any one of the following degree courses – Madhyamik, higher secondary, graduation, PG, or any equivalent degree course
  • The applicant must belong to a non-Hindi-speaking state.
  • The student must have secured at least 60% marks in the earlier qualifying exam, in the first trial, with Hindi as one of the subjects.

Scholarship Rewards For Aikyashree Scholarship

The following rewards will be provided to the students under the scholarship. The awards will be only provided to the students having more than 50% marks in their previous examination:-

Scholarship Incentives for Hostellers

Types of ScholarshipClass of StudyAdmission fee & tuition fee waiverMaintenance Allowance waiverTotal benefit
Pre-Matric6 to 10Rs. 4400Rs.  6600Rs. 11,000
Post-Matric11 and 12Rs. 7700Rs. 4200Rs. 11,900
11 and 12 (technical and vocational courses of this  level)Rs. 11,000Rs. 4200Rs. 15,200
Undergraduate and PostgraduateRs. 3300Rs. 6300Rs. 9600
M.Phil.Rs. 3300Rs. 13,200Rs. 16,500
Merit-cum-MeansMedical Engineering, Management, Law, Chartered Accountant, etc. coursesRs. 22,000Rs. 11,000Rs. 33,000

Scholarship Incentives for Day Scholars

Types of ScholarshipClass of StudyAdmission fee & tuition fee waiverMaintenance Allowance waiverTotal Benefits
Pre-Matric1 to 5Rs. 1100Rs. 1100
6 to 10Rs. 4400Rs. 1100Rs. 5500
Post-Matric11 and 12Rs. 7700Rs. 2500Rs. 10200
11 and 12 (technical and vocational courses of this level)Rs. 11,000Rs. 2500Rs. 13500
Undergraduate and PostgraduateRs. 3300Rs. 3300Rs. 6600
M.Phil.Rs. 3300Rs. 6000Rs. 9300
Merit-cum-MeansMedical Engineering, Management, Law, Chartered Accountant, etc. coursesRs. 22,000Rs. 5500Rs. 27500

Documents Required For Aikyashree Scholarship

The following documents will be required by the applicants who are applying for the scholarship:-

  • Self-certified community certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Fee receipt of the current course year
  • Self-attested certificate of previous year’s mark sheet
  • Residential/Domicile certificate
  • Bank account details
  • Passport size photo of the applicant
Application Procedure Of Aikyashree Scholarship

Selection Procedure For Aikyashree Scholarship

The selection procedure for the scholarship presented by the West Bengal Government is given below:-

  • For the new scholarship candidates, the concerned authority will consider the marks that they have got in the previous examination to allocate them the financial assistance decided by the state government.
  • If you are applying for a renewal scholarship then the corporation will only consider the students who have obtained more than 50% off marks in their previous examination.

Application Procedure Of Aikyashree Scholarship

To apply for the scholarship you need to follow the step-by-step procedure given below:-

Application Procedure Of Aikyashree Scholarship
Aikyashree Scholarship Official Website
  • The homepage will be displayed on your screen.
  • Click on the Apply Online option
  • A new page will be displayed on your screen.
  • Select the District of your Institute
  • Enter information such as Name, District, Guardians Name, DOB, Mobile Number, Email ID, and Bank Account Number.
  • Click on Submit
  • Enter information regarding your current institution, its location, class or course name, the last exam passed, name of the board, year of passing the last exam, percentage marks obtained, annual family income, and email ID.
  • Review all of the details.
  • Click on the Submit & Proceed tab
  • A user ID will be generated.
  • It will be sent to your email.
  • The password will be sent to your email.
  • Now, you will have to log in using your credential.
  • Now enter the following-
    • Basic Information
    • Academic Information
    • Bank Account Information
  • You can now change your password for safety.
  • Click on Submit
  • Enter all of the basic information-
  • Click Submit and Proceed
  • After entering all of the other basic information you will have to review the application.
  • Click on the Final Submit tab
  • You can also take a printout copy of the application form
  • Now, you have to submit the application form at the concerned institute along with a photocopy of your bank passbook containing the bank account number and IFSC Code.

Official Websites For Aikyashree Scholarship

West Bengal Pre- matric Scholarshiphttp://oasis.gov.in/
West Bengal Post-matric Scholarshiphttp://oasis.gov.in/
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengalhttps://jbnsts.ac.in/
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship (SVMCM)www.wbmdfcscholarship.gov.in or https://svmcm.wbhed.gov.in
Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West BengalThe application can be sent offline to the following address- Scholarship & Stipend Section of Education, Directorate, West Bengal, Bikash Bhawan, DF Block, Salt Lake Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091

Renewal of Aikyashree Scholarship

To renew your scholarship, you will have to follow the following step by step procedure:-

  • Go to the official website for All Scholarship (Pre-Matric, Post Matric, MCM, TSP, SVMCM scholarship)
  • On the homepage, you will have to click on the option called Renewal Application.
  • A new page will be displayed on your screen.
  • Select your district.
  • Click OK on the dialogue box appearing on the screen
  • Now log in using your credential.
  • Enter your application ID, date of birth, district, and captcha code.
  • Click on the login.
  • An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP.
  • Click on submit.
  • Two options will be displayed on your screen.
  • Click on Renew Application
  • Enter name, date of birth, email ID, parent’s name, gender, religion, etc.
  • Click on Submit and Next.
  • Now you need to enter previous and current academic details.
  • Click on Submit and Next.
  • Now you need to verify your bank details.
  • Check the IFSC, bank and branch name, bank account number, and name in the bank account as per the passbook.
  • Tick the confirmation box ‘I confirm that the bank account details are ok to the best of my knowledge & belief’
  • Click on Submit and Next.
  • Upload all of the documents.
  • Now, finally, review your details.
  • Click on Submit and Lock Renewal Application.
  • A popup will be displayed asking if the details are correct. If they are, click on OK
  • You can also take a printout by clicking on the Print Renewal Application button.

Retrieving Aikyashree Application ID or Password

If you have forgotten your password or application ID then you need to follow the step-by-step procedure to retrieve it:-

  • Go to the official website for All Scholarship (Pre-Matric, Post Matric, MCM, TSP, SVMCM scholarship)
  • On the homepage, you will have to click on the option called Student’s Login.
  • Click on the Forgot User ID / Password link on the login page.
  • Select the Scholarship Registration Year, Institution District, Registered Mobile No., Date of Birth, Bank Account Number / Application ID.
  • An SMS will be sent to your registered mobile number with your application ID or password.

Checking Application Status

If you want to check your application status then you need to follow the step-by-step procedure given below:-

  • Go to the official website for All Scholarship (Pre-Matric, Post Matric, MCM, TSP, SVMCM scholarship)
  • On the homepage, you will have to click on the option called Track Application.
  • The option will be available in the menu bar.
  • Select your district, application ID, and date of birth.
Track Application Status
Track Application
  • You need to enter the captcha code.
  • Click on submit.
  • The application status will be displayed on your screen.

Student Login

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Student Login option.
  • A new login form will appear on the screen.
Student Login
Student Login
  • Enter the Login details and click on the login option.

District Login

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the District Login option.
District Login
District Login
  • Now select the district of your institute.
  • An application form will appear on the screen.
District Login Form
Application Form
  • Enter the details in the form and click on the Login option.

Institute Login

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Institute Login option.
Institute Login
Institute Login
  • An application form will appear on the screen.
  • Enter the details in the form and click on the Login option.

State Login

  • Go to the official website for All Scholarship (Pre-Matric, Post Matric, MCM, TSP, SVMCM scholarship)
  • On the homepage, you will have to click on the option called State Area.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
  • Now click on the state login option.
  • A new login page will open on the screen.
State Login
State Login
  • Select the academic session and enter the username and password.
  • Now click on the login option.

Check Invalid Bank Account Update

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Invalid Bank Account Update option.
  • A new page with an application form will open.
Aikyashree Scholarship Invalid Bank Account Update
Invalid Bank Account
  • Enter the details in the form.
  • Now click on the Submit option.

Check Defected Applications

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Defected Applications option.
  • A new application form will open.
  • Enter the details in the form and click on the Submit option.

View Defected New Application

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Defected New Applications option.
  • Select the District of your area.
  • Now the login form will open.
  • Enter the login details and the details will open on the screen.

View Registered Institution

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Registered Institution option.
  • A new form will open on the screen.
  • Select the district of your institute.
View Registered Institution
Registered Institute
  • The list of all the registerd institute in your district will open.

Know Your IFSC

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Know Your IFSC option.
  • A new form will open on the screen.
Know Your IFSC
Know Your IFSC
  • Enter the Old IFSC Code and click on the Search option.

View Downloads

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Download option.
  • A new page wil open on the screen.
Downloads for Aikyashree Scholarship
Download
  • Select the desired notice and get it downlaoded.

Submit Feedback

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the May I Help You option.
  • A new form will open on the screen.
  • Enter the Aikyashree ID.
Feedback for Aikyashree Scholarship
May I Help You
  • Now click on the Enter Arrow.
  • Now you can easily submit your feedback.

View Switch Over to SVMCM

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Switch Over to SVMCM option.
  • A new pop up page will open on the screen.
Switch Over to SVMCM- Aikyashree Scholarship
Switch Over
  • Read the instructions carefully and move forward.
  • Now a new page will open.
  • Select the login district and the login form will open.
  • Enter the login details and click on the login option.

Download App

If you want to download the application then you will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

  • You have to go to the Google Play Store
  • Go to the search bar and type the name of the application
  • A new page with the application will open on your screen
Download App
  • You have to click on the install button.
  • You can now successfully download the application for this scholarship.

Conditions For The Scheme

The applicant must follow the following conditions in order to successfully apply for the scholarship:-

  • The applicant has to submit a certificate regarding family income at the time of application.
  • For renewal applicants, the continuity of scholarship will be subject to securing 50% marks in the previous year’s 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 disciplines or any other terms and conditions of this scholarship then the scholarship may be suspended or canceled.
  • The state government can also directly cancel the award if duly satisfied of the reasons of violation of these regulations governing the scholarship.
  • If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship by false statement then the scholarship will be canceled and the amount will be recovered.
  • The course and the tuition fees + the maintenance allowance will be credited to the bank account of the beneficiary through DBT mode.
  • An amount not higher than 2% may be kept for administrative expenses by the authorities for the implementation of the scheme.

Contact Details

The students can check out the details related to the helpline numbers available by the organization from the table provided below:-

Our Toll-Free Number is: 1800-120-2130
SL NO.Name of OfficersDesignationContact No.Official Email-ID
1MD.GHULAM ALI ANSARI,IASSECRETARY & CHAIRMAN033-2321-0902mdfc.wb@gmail.com
2MRIGANKA BISWAS,WBCS(Exe.)MANAGING DIRECTOR033-2321-2995
3MD. NAQUI,WBCS(Exe.)GENERAL MANAGER (ADMIN)
4MD SAZZAD SIDDIQUE, WBCS(Exe.)GENERAL MANAGER (LOAN)
5PRADYOT KR. DAS, WBS & ASCHIEF ACCOUNT OFFICER
6SIDDHARTHA CHOWDHURYSr. Law Officer
7Ejaz AhmedOFFICER ON SPECIAL DUTY
List Of Education Supervisor

You can check out the details related to the list of educational supervisors available for this scholarship from the tables given below:-

SL NO.District NameES NameContact No.Location
1ALIPURDUARKRISHNA TAMANG8145422055Entire District
2BANKURASIRAJUL HAQUE MALLICK9434585947Entire District
3BIRBHUMMD TARIQUIDDIN9679442446RAMPUR HAT,SO
4MOHAMMAD IMRAN ALI9732306983SURI, DOMA
5PASCHIM BARDHAMANMASOOM RAZA9635261621Entire District
6PURBA BARDHAMANMujahid Ahamed9563602145Entire District
7COOCH BEHARREAJUL ISLAM9932354419Entire District
8DAKSHIN DINAJPURMD SALIM SARKAR9733464751Entire District
9DARJEELINGSHAHBAZ AHMED HASHMI8759731876Darjeeling,DOMA
10MD.SAHANAWAZ9564378692Siliguri,SDO
11HOOGHLYSHOAIB ALI MALLICK8013953053Entire District
12HOWRAHRAZI AHMED9831904497HOWRAH,DOMA
13Sk Faruque Ahamed7699605710ULBARIA,SDO
14JALPAIGURIABDUL WAHED9733162298Entire District
15KOLKATAMOHAMMED FAROOQUE9831976926ward No. 70 to 141
16ABDUR RAHMAN SIDDIQUI8420999822ward No. 1 to 69
17MALDAHSIRAJUL ISLAM9563119767Chanchal,SDO
18MD ABDULLAH MASUD9735922054Malda,DOMA
19MIDNAPUR WESTShabuddin Ahmmed9735171001Entire District
20MIDNAPUR EASTIntajul khan8670612406Entire District
21MURSHIDABADNASIFA BEGUM9874221548Domkal,SDO
22Sawmina Islam8900147667Behrampur,DOMA
23NUR MOHAMMAD7431830984Kandi, SDO
24MD SAHIDUL ISLAM8436124612Jangipur,SDO
25Tahamina Gazi8513950393Lalbag ,SDO
26NADIAJahid Ahamed8348572098Tehatta SDO ,
27HABIB KHAN9232581024krishnanagar
28NORTH 24 PARGANASMD ALI AWOSAD GAZI9734379447Basirhat,SDO
29Barrackpore,SDO
30Tuhina Parveen8240355481Barasat,DOMA
31SOUTH 24 PARGANASSaidul Laskar8981840732Alipur,DOMA
32ALOMARA KHATUN7501106383Dimaond Harbour
33JULFIKAR ALI MOLLAH8001331940Baruipur,SDO
34PURULIAABDUL GAFFAR ANSARY9614908712Entire District
35UTTAR DINAJPURJULFIKAR ALI9434611986Raiganj,DOMA
36Akber Mehful Alam9903250927Islampur,SDO
37KALIMPONGWangden Lama7602973607Kalimpong
38JHARGRAMKhalid Ibrahim Khondakar7586808020Jhargram
FAQs
  • What is the scholarship amount for the Aikyashree scholarship 2023? There are a lot of different scholarship schemes presented in this umbrella Aikyashree scholarship 2023. The students will be getting scholarships starting from 1100 rupees and extending to 60000 rupees.
  • What is the last date to apply for this prestigious scholarship? The applicant has to fill out the application form before the last date of 7th July in order to be eligible.
  • Can a second-year student apply for this scholarship scheme? If you are a graduate and a postgraduate then you can apply for this scholarship scheme.
  • What are the eligibility criteria to apply for this scheme? The applicant must be a permanent resident of West Bengal State to apply for this scheme.
  • What are the educational criteria to apply for the scheme? The applicant must have passed with a minimum of 50% marks in their annual examination, 75% marks in the Secondary examination; 53% marks for honours in any postgraduate course; 55% marks in any professional course to apply for this scheme.

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