West Bengal Pre Matric Scholarship
West Bengal Pre Matric Scholarship

West Bengal Pre Matric Scholarship

about the West Bengal Pre Matric Scholarship

West Bengal Pre Matric Scholarship is a scholarship given by the West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation under the Department of Minority Affairs and Madrasa Education, Government of West Bengal which provides financial assistance to minority students from West Bengal studying from classes 1 to 10. The scholarship aims to encourage people from minority communities to send their children to school and prevent drop-out cases. Selected meritorious students will be able to get maintenance allowance and other benefits.

objectives of this scheme

  • Motivating poor backward class students for higher education by providing them scholarships
  • to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies
  • to overcome obstacles and empower the educational and career goals of those students

Full Overview Of the Scholarship For College And University Students

Scholarships NameWest Bengal Pre-Matric Scholarship
statewest Bengal
Launched byMinistry of Education, west bengal govt
ObjectiveMotivating minority classes students for higher education
beneficiariesminority student who are currently studying in between class 1 to 10 in any govt school and secured 50% marks in their previous exam
Scholarship Amount₹1,100₹11,000/- per annum (depending upon class)
Mode Of ApplicationOnline
Important Dateslast date to apply: 31-10-2022
Official Websitehttps://www.wbmdfc.org/Home/scholarship

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must – 

  • be a domicile of West Bengal
  • belong to the minority section of West Bengal
  • be studying Class 1 to 10 in a School/Institution recognized by an educational Board/University of the State/Central Government
  • have secured at least 50% marks or equivalent in the previous examination
  • have a family income of less than INR 2 lakh per annum
  • The students pursuing courses through distance mode are not eligible. 
  • The students can avail scholarships from any one source only.

Note – The students pursuing their studies outside West Bengal are not eligible for this scholarship.


The selected candidates will receive the awards in the following way – 

Class 1 to 5 Students – 

  • Maintenance Allowance – INR 1,100 (for day scholars)

Class 6 to 10 Students (For Day Scholars) – 

  • Admission fee & tuition fee – INR 4,400
  • Maintenance Allowance – INR 1,100

Class 6 to 10 students (For Hostellers)

  • Admission fee & tuition fee – INR 4,400
  • Maintenance Allowance – INR 6,600

Payment of Scholarship:

Students are required to have their bank accounts opened, especially, in their names for availing of the benefits under the scheme. The scholarship will be disbursed directly into the savings bank accounts of the beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode.

Required Documents

  1. Bank Passbook for filling in bank details
  2. Aadhaar Number
  3. Parental Income Certificate
  4. An e-mail ID
  5. Caste Certificate (wherever required)

how to apply

  • first, go to the main website of this scholarship for application, which link we have provided below for your convenience
    • WBMDFC will provide the timelines for opening & closing of the portal.
    • The Guidelines for application, verification, selection, and disbursement of the scholarship will be as per the WBMDFC .)
  • after that, the homepage of this scholarship will appear in front of you
  • now you need to Click on ‘Apply Online,
  • AFTER THAT navigate to ‘Student’s Area’ and click on ‘fresh Registration. as shown in the image below
  • now, select the district where the applicant’s institute is situated and click on ‘Proceed’.
  • Fill in the required details under the ‘Student Information‘ and ‘Scheme Eligibility’ sections and Register.
  •  After successful registration, log in using the registered user ID and password.
  •  Fill in the application form, upload the relevant documents and submit.

Know Your Scholarship Application Status

The student can track their application status from the template of “track application” in the WBMDFC portal [http://wbmdfcscholarship.org/main/student_panel#] by indicating their INSTITUTE DISTRICT, Application id, and date of birth