Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme of AICTE has been implemented in the Higher Education Department for economically backward meritorious students of West Bengal.
WBFS shall be implemented through on-line mode/ for the Under Graduate Level Engineering & Technology/ Pharmacy/ Architecture programmes conducted by Self-financing Engineering & Technical Institutions.
Selection of candidates for TFW Scheme shall be decided on the basis of merit and preference of eligible students in the State Joint Entrance Examination.
State Government has decided to extend the provisions of the West Bengal Free-ship Scheme (WBFS) for the students admitted in the academic year 2015-16.
The Private/ Self-financing Engineering and Technology Institutes implementing the fees as revised by the Fee Structure Committee, will provide half free-ship to 10% of the students.
5% under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW), 10% Half free-ship under WBFS and 10% Full free-ship linked to Management Quota (MQ) under West Bengal Free-ship Scheme.