WB Sikshashree Scholarship 2017 Application Form Download. Backward Classes Welfare Department (BCWD), Government of West Bengal Scheme for SC/ST Students studying in class V to VIII. West Bengal SC & ST category candidates enjoys 3 Grants namely- Assistance in the from of Book Grant, Assistant in the form of Maintenance Grant and other Compulsory charges. The Amount of Sikshashree Scholarship 2017 is Rs.800 pear Annual (for ST Students) for 5th Class to 8th Class & Rs.500 to Rs.800 per annum (for SC Students) for Class V to VIII level. Candidates annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs.2.5 lakhs. A certificate to that effect needs to be provided by the competent authority as embodied in the application form. Download Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form 2017 on official portal of West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department - www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in or Direct Link is given below.
Organized Name - Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal
Matter of - Download Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form
Applying - SC & ST Students of West Bengal
Scholarship Awarded for - Pre-matric Level (Class V to VIII)
Apply Mode - Offline (Download Application Form)
Official Website - www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/sikshashree.html
Presently day scholar students of class V-VII belonging to Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe category enjoys 2 grants Assistance in the form of Book Grant and Assistant in the form of Maintenance Grant. The amount of such grants is meager and do not serve the intended purpose. Further the method of selection of candidates and that of disbursement is cumbersome and time consuming.
Objective of Scheme:
The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the SC & ST students reading in Classes 5th to 8th to improve their participation in Pre-matric stages and minimize the incidence of drop out especially in case of Girl Students.
Sikshashree scheme of providing assistance to SC /ST day scholars of Class V-VII is evolved by merging the existing scheme of book grant and maintenance grant. It is applicable to the day scholars of West Bengal reading in class V to VIII in any Government, Government and all Government recognized schools of West Bengal.
Student should belonging to Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe with proper certification as embodied in the body of application form.
Annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs.2.5 lakhs. A certificate to that effect needs to be provided by the competent authority as embodied in the application form.
Only day scholars belonging to West Bengal can apply for this scholarship.
He / She should be a regular full time student reading in a government school / government aided school and Govt. recognized schools in West Bengal.
The award once made will continue subject to subsequent application of the student up to class VIII and good conduct and attendance and otherwise being eligible.
He / She should not get any other scholarship or stipend in any form for the same period. In case it is detected that the incumbent has drawn any amount of slimier character from any other sources this scholarship has to be refunded.
He / She should be a holder of a bank account in a Nationalized bank with core banking facility.
Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class. he / she would not get scholarship for a second year, However if he / she is promoted to next class subsequently he / she will enjoy the benefit provided the incumbent applicant is otherwise eligible.
For SC Students - Rs.500 per annum (5th Class) / Rs.650 per annum (6th Class) / Rs.700 per annum (7th Class) / Rs.800 per annum (8th Class).
For ST Students - Rs.800 per annum (for 5th to 8th Class).
Application Process :
Applicant required to download application form in BCW portal- www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in. Complete filled up applications along with all relevant documents submit to The School (where candidates is belong).
This post is a Unofficial Information. Please followed official notification carefully before applying.
Any of others details contact to the Respective School or Gram Panchayat / Block Office etc.
More information available on - www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in
Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form 2017 (in English) Download here
Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form 2017 (in Bengali) Download here
Sikshashree Scholarship Guidelines for SC in English Download here
Sikshashree Scholarship Guidelines for SC in Bengali Download here
Sikshashree Scholarship Guidelines for ST in English Download here
Sikshashree Scholarship Guidelines for ST in Bengali Download here
Backward Classes Welfare Department
DJ-4, Sector-II, Administrative Building, SDO, Bidhannagar, 4th Floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata- 700 091.
Website - www.anagrasarkarkalyan.gov.in