Nabanna Scholarship 2023 CM Relief Fund Application Process

Nabanna Scholarship 2023 is an initiative of the Government of West Bengal. This scholarship is granted to brilliant students with academic achievements. This scholarship is only available for the people of West Bengal (Domicile Holders). The scholarship amount varies, but at a minimum, the holders receive 10,000 INR per anum.

Students who want to take their studies to the next level will not feel any economic pressure now. This scholarship is a relief for all those students who cannot take their academics to the next level because of economic uncertainty.

The application method for the scholarship is offline. All those students who have passed the 12th standard and are applying for graduation can avail of this scholarship. Also, the students who have passed the Madhyamik exams (10th Class) and seeking admission in the 11th or 12th standard can avail of this scholarship. The West Bengal CM Relief Fund provides this scholarship to assist the students.

Nabanna Scholarship 2022

Nabanna Scholarship Details

Scholarship NameNabanna Scholarship (West Bengal Chief Minister Relief Fund)
Scholarship ProviderWest Bengal Chief Minister’s Office
Eligible ProgramsHigher Secondary, Undergraduate Honours, Post Graduate, Medical, Engineering, Nursing, Diploma, Paramedical
Beneficiaries A student with West Bengal Domicile that has passed 10th at a minimum and looking for a scholarship for 12th, Undergraduate, and Post Graduate
Scholarship AmountINR 10,000/- per year.
Application ModeOffline
Application TimelineOpen Throughout Year
Marks Required– 65% in 10th if applying for 12th.
– 60% in 12th if applying for Undergraduate.
– 55% in Undergraduate if applying for postgraduate.
Official Website
Contact Number033-22141902, 22535278
Contact AddressThe Assistant Secretary, Chief Minister’s Office, ‘Nabanna’ 325, Sarat Chatterjee Road, Howrah-711102
Email ID[email protected]

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

To avail of the scholarship, a student must fulfill the following criteria. If any student does not comply with the requirements below, they will not be eligible for the scholarship.

  • The student must be a resident of the West Bengal state.
  • After clearing the Board of Secondary Education Exam, they must study in any West Bengal institute.
  • The student must not be taking any other scholarship.
  • The gross annum income of the student family must be less than INR 60,000/-
  • The student must have secured at least 65% marks in the 10th Exam (Madhyamik) if applying for the 12th.
  • At least 60% in the Higher Secondary Exam (12th standard) requires if applying for Undergraduate Level. 
  • The student with Honors subject needs at least 55% marks to apply for a postgraduate scholarship.

How To Apply For Nabanna Scholarship?

The process of applying for the scholarship is straightforward. Follow these steps to apply for the Nabanna Scholarship.

  1. Download the Form

    Download the Nabanna Scholarship application form from the government of West Bengal website. You can also download the latest version of the application form by clicking on the download button given below in the next section.

  2. Fill The Form

    Once you have downloaded the form, please fill it out carefully and provide all the accurate details.

  3. Attach Required Documents

    Attach the required documents with the form. Ensure the documents are attested.

  4. Police Verification

    You must provide the correct details and send the forms to the Police and District Majistrate for verification.

  5. Submit Form

    Submit the form at this address. Don’t send the documents by courier. Submit it by hand and receive the receipt of submission. Otherwise, they will decline your application. Address is

    [South Bengal Students]

    Nabanna, 14th Floor, 325 Sarat Chatterjee Road, Shibpur, Howrah- 711102

    [North Bengal Students]

    UTTARKNYA, P.O.Satellite Township, Fulbari, Jalpaiguri-734015.

Online Application Process

The applications for the Nabanna Scholarship 2023 are not being accepted online now. You have to download the form and submit it physically offline. 

Documents Required for Application

Following are the documents required for the scholarship. You must attach these attested documents along with the application form. The Group-A government officer should attest to all the copies.

  • Copy of the Mark sheets of all the previously passed exams.
  • Copy of the Fee Challan.
  • A copy of the reference letter from the MP/MLA to the Honourable Chief Minister stating that family income
  • A Copy of a Monthly Family Income Certificate from anyone like DM/ SDO/ BDO / Group-A Gov and not from the officer below.
  • For the JEE or equivalent exam, attested copies of the rank card and allotment letter from the selection committee are required.
  • Self-declaration of the student duly signed stating the course details along with semester or year details and the receipt of other scholarship countersigned and stamped by the head of the institution. 
  • Your bank account details ( Branch Code, Branch Name, IFSC Code, Account Number, Bank Name) with a photocopy of the bank passbook.
  • Contact details along with the working mobile number.

Download Nabanna Scholarship Form

Nabanna Scholarship 2023 forms are available on the website of the West Bengal Government. You can visit and download the form from there. Or you can also download the most recent and updated form by clicking on the download button below.

Last Date

There is no last date to apply for the Nabanna Scholarship 2023. They receive applications throughout the year. So, whenever needed, you can download the form from our website. Attach the attested document with the application and submit it to the mentioned address.

[South Bengal Students]

Nabanna, 14th Floor, 325 Sarat Chatterjee Road, Shibpur, Howrah- 711102

[North Bengal Students]

UTTARKNYA, P.O.Satellite Township, Fulbari, Jalpaiguri-734015.

Candidate Selection Process

The candidate selection process for the scholarship is fair and based on merit. Thousands of people have already received the scholarship, including minorities. Mainly two factors are kept in mind before granting the scholarship. The first is academic brilliance, and the second is economic conditions.

Once you are selected for the scholarship, you will receive an email. The message and the scholarship amount will be directly deposited into your bank account. This whole process can take up to 3-4 months.

Contact Details

Suppose at any stage you want to know the status of your scholarship application, or you want to know about any other thing. In that case, you can contact the Government of West Bengal. The contact details for the department granting the Nabanna Scholarship are below.

Email: [email protected]


Contact No: (033)2214 1902 or (033) 2253 5278

Address: The Assistant Secretary, Chief Minister’s Office, ‘Nabanna’ 325, Sarat Chatterjee Road, Howrah-711102


Following are the frequently asked questions. If you have any of them, you can find your answer here.

Q1- What is a Nabanna scholarship?

Ans: It is an initiative of the government of West Bengal to support underprivileged students so they can continue their studies.

Q2- Who is eligible for the Nabanna scholarship?

Ans: Students who have passed the 10th-grade exam at least and fulfill the eligibility criteria listed above are eligible for the scholarship.

Q3- How much grant is provided under the Nabanna scholarship scheme?

Ans: INR 10,000/- grant is provided per annum under Nabanna Scholarship.

Q4- What is the last date of the Nabanna Scholarship Application 2023?

Ans: There is no last date. You can apply throughout the year.

Q5- How can I apply for the Nabanna scholarship 2023?

Ans: Fill out the application form, attach all the required documents, and submit it at the respective address. You will receive a receipt confirming that you applied for the scholarship.

Q6- How can I check my Nabanna Scholarship Application status?

Ans: To check the status of the Nabanna Scholarship, you can contact CM Office through email or call them at their contact number.

Q7- Can I send the Application Form through Speed Post?

Ans: Yes, you can send the application through speed post. However, it is not recommended. It is because you will not receive the receipt of submission, and you will never be sure whether your application is submitted or not.

Q8- If I applied for SVMCM / Kanyashree Scholarship, can I apply for Nabanna Scholarship?

Ans: Yes, you can apply for the scholarship. However, if you are taking grants from these scholarships, you are not eligible for the Nabanna Scholarship.

Q9- When will I get the Nabanna Scholarship amount?

Ans: The process takes around 3-4 months to complete, and you will receive the scholarship amount.

Q10- How can I apply for Nabanna Scholarship Renewal?

Ans: It does not offer scholarship renewal. So, you cannot apply for that.

Q11- Can I submit the Nabanna scholarship online?

Ans: No, you cannot apply online.

Q12- How to fill up Nabanna scholarship form?

Ans: Once you download the form, all the details are mentioned. You have to provide accurate information.

Q13- How to download Nabanna scholarship form?

Ans: You can visit the website of the CM Office West Bengal, or you can download the form from our website as well.

Final Words

The application process is simple, and you can apply throughout the year. Furthermore, the grant of the scholarship is based on merit. So, if you meet the eligibility criteria, download the Nabnna Scholarship 2023 forms right now, attach the respective documents and submit the form. You will receive the scholarship in 3-4 months.

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