Aikyashree Scholarship 2021 Check Aikyashree Eligibility, Benefits & How to Apply

Aikyashree Scholarship 2020/ Aikyashree Scholarship Amount/ Aikyashree Scholarship application Status/ Form:

Aikyashree is a scholarship programme that was founded in 1996 by WBMDFC that is West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation. This scheme falls under the Minorities Affairs & Madrasah Education Department of West Bengal Govt.

Aikyashree Scholarship is planned to support deserving students who are both at school and college levels of West Bengal state.

Aikyashree scholarship program is operated and handled by the government of West Bengal to help the students of the west bengal state to continue their higher studies in schools and colleges and over post graduation level and to avoid dropout.

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Aikyashree Scholarship 2021

WBMDFC Launched the Aikyashree scholarship program majorly for the minority students of the West Bengal state such as Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsi, and Jains of West Bengal.  

Their main aim is to provide Students the Socio Economic benefits, career counseling, mass awareness, educational opportunities, and vocational training. 

Aikyashree scholarship is one of the most helpful programs which are designed by West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation that promotes talented students and supports them financially. 

The Aikyashree scholarship is fully funded from the state budget from the financial year. Aikyashree scholarship supports the entire educational expenses and hostel fee of the worthy students. The monetary help includes the hostel Stay fee and the fees of school and college education of the minority students.

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Types of Aikyashree Scholarship

There are five types of Aikyashree scholarship namely:

  • Pre Matric Scholarship

It is from class 1 to class 10. Its primary objective is to encourage the minority communities to send their children to schools and educate them and prevent them from dropping out from school.

  • Post matric scholarship

It’s from class 11 to P.H.D.

  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship

It is for pursuing technical and professional courses to consequently increasing their employability potential.

  • TSP – Talent Support Stipend

This program is under MA and ME Department of Government of West Bengal.

  • SVMCM-

Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship programs for Minorities.

Aikyashree scholarship Important Information

ParticularsDetails
Name of the Scholarship ProgramAikyashree Scholarship (ঐক্যশ্রী স্কলারশিপ)
Launched byWest Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (WBMDFC)
Ministry NameMinority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department Govt. Of West Bengal
Launched inWest Bengal State
Launched forStudents belonging to Minority Community (Buddhist, Sikh, Jain, Muslim, Parsi & Christian)
Name of the DepartmentMinority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department
Scholarship TypeState Government scheme
Method of ApplicationOnline
Official Websitewww.wbmdfcscholarship.in www.wbmdfc.org
Session2020-2021
Eligible CoursesClass 1 to PhD Course
Application Start DateNotified Soon
Application Closing Date15th March 2021
Helpline Number1800-120-2130 (Toll Free) 6290875550 (Technical Helpdesk)
Helpline Email IDscholarship.wbmdfc@gmail.com

Aikyashree Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

 Pre and Post Matric Criteria:

  • A domicile of West Bengal should be provided.
  • Student should be studying in a School/ Institution which was recognized by
    the state Educational Board/ University/ Council/ of the State/ Central Government.
  • Students should score not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination.
  • The family annual income must not exceed from Rs.2 lakh.
  • Students studying in institutes outside West Bengal are not eligible for pre-matric or post-matric scholarships.

Merit cum Means Scholarship:

  • A domicile of West Bengal should be provided.
  • Students should have got admission in a technical / professional course.
  • Students should have secured at least 50% marks in the last Higher Secondary/ Graduation examination.
  • Annual family income of the student family 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, are also eligible to apply. They may be notified from time to time by the West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation.

Talent Support Stipend Criteria:

  • Applicant should be a resident of West Bengal
  • Applicants should have passed their last final examination securing less than 50%marks.
  • Applicants should have been continuing their studies in regular mode.
  • TSP Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing studies from class 11 and onwards to PHD.
  • Annual Family Income of the student should be less than and equal to 2 lakhs.
  • A 30% quota of TSP scholarship has been earmarked for Females. 

Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship programs for Minorities.

  • The scheme benefits students of Class – XI and XII, and at the undergraduate level in Engineering, Medical and Technical / Professional courses besides Under Graduate, Post Graduate level students pursuing General Degree courses. These scholarships will be sanctioned to worthy students on merit-cum-means criteria.
  • Students pursuing M.Phil courses and Doctoral courses (NON-NET JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW and NET-LECTURESHIP) from State-aided Institutions will come under the purview of this Scholarship Scheme.
  • The upper ceiling for family income has been fixed at Rs.2, 50,000/- per annum.

Aikyashree Scholarship Amount

Types of Scholarship

Class of Study

Day Scholars

Hosteller

Remarks

Admission fee & tuition fee

Maintenance

Allowance

Total

Admission

fee & tuition fee

Maintenance

Allowance

Total

Pre Matric

I to V

0

1100

1100

0

0

0

Admission and tuition fee are subject to actual

Hostellers only include students that are staying in hostel of the institute concerned but those students who are staying as paying guest or on rent their

Maintenance allowance is payable for a period not

VI toX

4400

1100

5500

4400

6600

11000

 

XI & XII

7700

2500

10200

7700

4200

11900

 

XI & XII

11000

2500

13500

11000

4200

15200

 

(technical &

           
 

vocational

           

Post

courses of

           

Matric

this level)

           
 

Undergraduate

3300

3300

6600

3300

6300

9600

 

& Post

           
 

Graduate

           
 

M.Phil &

3300

6000

9300

3300

13200

16500

Maintenance

Allowance

Total

Admission

fee & tuition fee

Maintenance

Allowance

Total

     

Merit-cum-Means

Medical Engineering, Management, Law, CA, etc. courses

22000

5500

27500

22000

11000

33000

Exceeding 10 months in an academic year (4) Full course fee may be reimbursed for the listed institutions.

How to Apply for Aikyashree Scholarship Application ?

 Log in to the official Page – http://serv2.wbmdfcscholarship.org/students/student_registration

Step 1- Student Registration:

  • First visit the Aikyashree Scholarship official website.
  • Click on the New Registration or the Student Registration tab.
  • Fill the registration form displayed.
  • All the personal details like Name, district, contact number, email ID, bank details, etc. should be filled correctly.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button and proceed.

Step 2- Scheme Eligibility

  • All the academic-related details such as the current institution name, address, marks obtained in the previous qualifying examination, annual family income, etc have to be filled in this step.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button and proceed.

Step 3- Students Registration:

  • After submitting all the information in the previous step, a list of all scholarship schemes based on the eligibility criteria is displayed.
  • The applicants receive a temporary User ID for the application. Both the User ID and password will be sent to the email address you have entered.

Step 4- Students Login:

  • The applicants should log in to the scholarship portal by using the User ID and password provided.
  • Applicants should fill in the details under the ‘Basic Information and Academic Information’ section.
  • The bank account details should also be mentioned at this step.

Step 5- Final Submission Online:

  • The candidate should verify all the entered details and any correction if needed should be made at this stage.
  • After verification, the applicant should ‘Submit’ the application.

Step 6- Offline Submission:

  •  Post successful submission of the completed form, the applicant should take a printout and submit it to the head of the institution along with all the documents.

What are the Documents Required for Aikyashree Scholarship?

  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Income certificate
  • Community certificate
  • Mark sheet of the previous academic year
  • Fee Copy of present year
  • Bank account details
  • Residential/Domicile certificate 

Benefits of Aikyashree scholarship

The benefit of Aikyashree scholarship is that students from minority communities – Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsee, Jain can avail educational financial upliftment from the State government.

Besides from upliftment Aikyashree scholarship scholarship provides:

  • Education loans for poor and meritorious students to continue their further studies and avoid Drop-outs.
  • Aikyashree scholarship empowers women educationally from the minority groups.
  • Aikyashree scholarship makes students financially independent with the help of higher education.
  • Aikyashree scholarship benefits will also improve the literacy ratio in West Bengal.
  • Provide training to students for various competitive exams.
  • Promote training programmes to develop and upgrade the skills of students.
  • Aikyashree scholarship provides different types of scholarships for poor and dedicated students.

Some Important Links

Official websitehttps://www.wbmdfc.org
Scholarship PosterClick here
Application formClick here
Track Application statusClick here
Renew ScholarshipClick here
Sarathi ParivahanClick here

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