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West Bengal Nabanna/Uttar Kanya Scholarship 2023 - 2024

West Bengal Nabanna/Uttar Kanya Scholarship 2023 – 2024

The Nabanna Scholarship, also known as the Uttar Kanya Scholarship, is provided to students who passed the Madhyamik Examination or Higher Secondary exam or any University examination.

This scholarship is funded by the West Bengal Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and is therefore also known as WBCMO Scholarship.

In this article, you will get to know the following details about the West Bengal Nabanna/Uttar Kanya Scholarship 2021:

Now let’s see each of these points in detail…

About West Bengal Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship 2021

Name of ScholarshipNabanna Scholarship/Uttar Kanya Scholarship
Provided ByWest Bengal Chief Minister Relief Fund
BeneficiariesStudents of West Bengal
Minimum Eligibility65% in 10th Class
AmountUp to Rs.10,000
ObjectiveFinancial Support to meritorious Students from low-income families

The Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship is provided to the students who have passed 10th or 12th level examinations or equivalent and will attempt high secondary level examinations or graduation level examinations respectively.

Thus, the chief minister relief fund Nabanna scholarship(2021) WBCMO is available for the students currently studying in standards 11, 12, or are studying in any college or university.

Eligibility for Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship 2021

Although there are no caste barriers, there are certain conditions applicable to getting the scholarship.

You need to fulfill the following criteria for applying for Chief Minister Nabanna Scholarship 2021 application form.

Residential Criteria

  1. The student must be a permanent resident of West Bengal.
  2. The students must pass the last examination from West Bengal board, council or any university of West Bengal.

Educational Criteria

Students are eligible to apply for the Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) Scholarship if he/she scores the following percentage in their last exam based on the level they are applying for.

Educational LevelPercentage
Higher Secondary Level65% in Class X
Under Graduate Level60% in HS or equivalent
Post Graduate Level55% in UG

Apart from this, the students will also have to currently study in any institution within West Bengal.

Students scoring more than 75% marks are not eligible for the Chief Minister Relief fund scholarship.

Family Income Criteria

The annual income of the family of the student must not exceed Rs. 60,000 per year.

A candidate whose annual family income is more than this amount is not eligible for the scholarship.

Other Criteria

Students who are under the purview of any other State government or Central government scholarships are not eligible to apply for the Nabanna or Uttar Kanya scholarship 2021.

Scholarship amount of Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship 2021

Students who are eligible and shortlisted under the Nabanna Scholarship will get an annual sum of up to Rs 10,000 based on their current course and educational level.

How to apply for Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship 2021

The method of application is generally offline. You can fill-up the form by downloading the application form.

However, the previous year an email was provided to apply for the Nabanna/Uttar Kanya scholarship.

We will update the details as soon as the Official Notification is out.

Application Form for Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship application

You can download the form from the Official Website of WBCMO. The download form link will be updated as soon as the form is out.

Documents Required for Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship application

The essential documents that you need to attach with your application form are,

  1. Mark sheet of the last exam passed.
  2. Admission receipt of the current course you are Pursuing.
  3. Photocopy of Bank Passbook front page / cancelled cheque.
  4. Aadhar Card.
  5. Income Certificate from Gazzeted Officer – A.
  6. Rank Card of Entrance Examination.
  7. Recommendation letter of MLA or MP
  8. Self Declaration signed by the head of the Institution.

Steps to apply for Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship

To apply for Nabanna/Uttar Kanya Scholarship,

  1. First, download the application form and take a printout.
  2. Fill up the application form properly.
  3. Attach the recommendation letter of MLA/MP.
  4. Attach Self Declaration signed by the head of the Institution.
  5. Attach all the other required documents as applicable.
  6. Submit the application physically at Nabanna or Uttar Kanya or email it.

Address to submit Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) scholarship application

The addresses to submit the WBCMO Scholarship application are,

For South Bengal StudentsNabanna, 14th Floor, 325 Sarat Chatterjee Road, Shibpur, Howrah- 711102
For North Bengal StudentsUttarkanya, P.O.Satellite Township, Fulbari, Jalpaiguri-734015
E-Mail[email protected]

Selection Process of Nabanna (Uttar Kanya) Scholarship 2021

The selection of the students for the Nabanna/Uttar Kanya Scholarship will be done on the basis of merit of the previous examination and family income.

The students who will be selected for the scholarship will get the money directly in their bank account.

Important Dates of West Bengal Nabanna Scholarship 2021

There is no particular starting and ending date for the application process for Nabanna Scholarship. You can apply anytime during the season.


What is the helpdesk number WB Nabanna Scholarship?

The helpdesk number of the Nabanna Scholarship is 033 2214 5555 / 2214 3101

What is the helpdesk e-mail WB Nabanna Scholarship?

The helpdesk e-mail of the Nabanna Scholarship is [email protected]

How to apply for Nabanna Scholarship?

You can apply for the Nabanna scholarship by submitting the application form offline along with the required documents at Nabanna.