Post Matric Stipend (under Talent Support Programme)

Scheme Type:

Stipend for students who have passed their last final examination with less than 50% marks for continuing their studies from class XI onwards up to Ph.D. (except professional and technical course).


To prevent drop-out of the students who are eager to continue higher education but could not perform better in earlier examination because of social and educational constraint.

Quantum of Assistance:

From ₹ 2550/- to ₹ 4900/- per annum depending upon the course

Method of Implementation:
  1. Application must be citizen of India and domicile of West Bengal.
  2. Annual family income must not exceed Rs. 2 lakh.
  3. Those who passed last examination with less than 50% marks and continuing their further studies are eligible for applying.
Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be citizen of India and resident of West Bengal.
Annual Family Income up to Rs. 2. lakh.
Obtained minimum 50% marks in last Examination.

When and Where to Apply:

Online application in June/ July every year through “”

Nodal Organisation:
West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation