Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students for 2013-14

West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation
(A Statutory Corporation of Govt. of West Bengal)
An ISO 9001-2008 Certified Organization

The West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation invites online applications from meritorious students belonging to Minority Communities (i.e. Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Sikh and Parsee) who are pursuing Higher Secondary course or Under Graduate/ Post Graduate courses under recognized Boards/Universities of West Bengal and other recognized Boards/Universities of other states of India. Details of Scholarship may be seen at our website

The Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

1. He/ She must be the citizen of India and domicile of West Bengal.

2. His/ Her annual family income should not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh.

3. He/ She should have obtained minimum 50% marks in the last final examination of the Board/ University.

General Terms & Conditions:

1. The eligible students are to apply Online at finalizing and submitting the same to the Head of their Institutions.

2. After submission of Online applications, the students are required to submit duly signed printed version of their Online applications along with all supportive documents to their respective institutes.

3. Timeline for 2013-14:-

Sl. No.ActivitiesFreshRenewal
1.Last date for submission of Online Applications for Fresh/Renewal Scholarship by the students.30th September 201310th December 2013
2.Last date for submission of duly signed printed version of Online Applications along with all supportive documents to their respective institutes by students10th October 201320th December 2013
3.Last date for scrutiny of Online Applications and submission of the verified hardcopy with supportive documents to the District Officer Minority Affairs (DOMA) of the concerned districts at district Head Quarter by institutions. For institutions in Kolkata, the verified hardcopy of the applications with documents are to be sent to the office of WBMDFC, at Hemanta Basu Bhavan, 12, BBD Bag East (1st Floor), Kolkata-700 001.20th October 201331st December 2013

4. Scholarship is to be disbursed through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) System. So AADHAAR Number is mandatory. IFSC number along with CBS Bank Account Number must be provided in the online applications.

5. Additional documents are to be attached with the hardcopy of Online Applications:-

a) Photocopy of applicant’s bank passbook containing name and CBS a/c no., bank branch name.
b) One CANCELLED CTS Cheque leaf.

6. Only online applications under Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme will be accepted. Offline applications will not be accepted.

7. 30% Scholarship has been kept reserved for the Girl Students.

8. For Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) filling of AADHAAR Number in the application form for scholarship (Fresh & Renewal cases) is mandatory for the students whose permanent addresses are in Howrah or Coach Behar district. Details of CBS Bank Account where AADHAAR number is mapped should be filled in the online application form.


I. It is to be noted that without receipt of hardcopy along with the supportive documents, the applications are likely to be rejected.

II. Multiple applications are also likely to be rejected.

III. Distanced Education applications are likely to be rejected.

Sd/- Managing Director

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