West Bengal OASIS Scholarship
West Bengal OASIS Scholarship

Junior Research Fellow @ Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology


OASIS Scholarship: The Indian Government is tirelessly striving to improve the condition of underprivileged students in India. Various states are differing scholarships to students who are meritorious but belong to socially and economically backward students. To promote education among these communities, they are awarding scholarships to deserving candidates. West Bengal has also initiated in the same direction by introducing the Online Application of OASIS Scholarship In Studies. To know about this drive, scroll down the page and read through the article given below. Check the oasis scholarship 2021-22 last date.

OASIS stands for Online Application for Scholarships in Studies and is the online portal where students belonging to reserved categories can apply for financial assistance. This website particularly highlights scholarships and their application procedures. The portal is open to track the progress of the application and view schemes. But, the schemes in the portal are specially for students of the backward classes, scheduled tribes, and casts. They can easily apply for financial assistance based on their educational qualifications. The main benefit of OASIS is that they will not have to go through complicated offline procedures and will have to apply online.

OASIS Scholarship Benefits

The prime benefits of OASIS are here as follows:

  • Financial assistance funded by West Bengal government to meritorious students belonging to socially backward classes.
  • Encourage students of reserved categories to study, thus empowering the depressed classes gradually.
  • Reduction of drop out cases in pre and post matriculation stages due to financial unstability.
  • Since internet availibilty is generally common, online portal will make the appication procedure less complicated.
  • The tracking of application and constant updates will bring transparency to the system.
  • No wastage of both, time and money.
  • All the information will be updated on the potal, hence the deliverance of services will become easier.

Scholarship Amount

The scholarships through OASIS are mainly of two types, Pre Matric and Post Matric but they are further divided into divisions based on the social categories. The schemes that West Bengal Government offers to students through OASIS are as follows:

WB oasis Pre Matric Scholarship

Pre Matric Scholarship to Scheduled Castes/Tribes: Students of Scheduled Castes/Tribes whose family income is less than Rs. 2 lakh per annum will get a monthly stipend for 10 months under this scheme. Hostellers will get Rs. 750 per month and a yearly ADHOC grant of Rs. 1000. Whereas, day scholars will get a monthly assistance of Rs. 150 and an ADHOC grant of Rs. 750 per annum.

WB oasis Post Matric Scholarship

Post Matric Scholarship to OBCs: Students who belong to Other Backward Classes and their family earns less than Rs. 1 Lakh per year will get benefitted from this scheme. They will get financial assistance according to the following criteria is set for students of eligible for this scheme:

CourseMaintenance allowance to HostellersMaintenance allowance to Day Scholars
Medical, BSc (Agri), Engineering, LLM, MPhil, Ph.D. and moreRs. 750Rs.350
LLB, HM, BPharma, B Nursing. Post GraduationRs. 510Rs. 335
General Undergraduate CoursesRs. 400Rs. 210
Classes 11 or 12, PTI or Polytechnic coursesRs. 260Rs. 160

Post Matric Scholarship to SC/ST: Students with family income less than Rs. 2.5 lakh per annum and belonging to either Scheduled Castes ot Scheduled Tribes will get a financial assistance in the manner given below:

CourseMaintenance allowance to HostellersMaintenance allowance to Day Scholars
Medical, BSc (Agri), Engineering, LLM, MPhil, Ph.D. and moreRs. 1200Rs. 550
LLB, HM, BPharma, B nursing. Post GraduationRs. 820Rs. 530
General Undergraduate CoursesRs. 750Rs. 300
Classes 11 or 12, PTI or Polytechnic coursesRs. 750Rs. 230

Important Dates

30 November 2021


  • The following students are eligible to apply on the portal :
  • Student must be a resident of West Bengal.
  • Must have all the documents required at the time of registration.
  • For Pre Matric Scholarships, the student should belong either to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category and studying in 9th or 10th standard with a family income less than Rs. 2 lakh per annum.
  • For Post Matric Scholarships, a post secondary or matriculation student of Scheduled Caste or Tribe is eligible to apply if the total income of the family is less than Rs. 2.5 lakhs per annum from all the sources.
  • For Post Matric Scholarships for a student belonging to Other Backward Classes, the student must be in either post secondary or post matriculartion an the combined family income must be less than Rs. 1 lakh per annum.

How to Apply

  1. Open the official web portal of OASIS at oasis.gov.in.
  2. On the homepage, check out the Students Corner.
  3. In the given options, click on “Student’s Registration”.
  4. A new page will open up where you have to select the district you belong to.
  5. Enter the details of your caste certificate in the next page. You will be directed to the next page once the details of your caste certificate are verified.
  6. Enter the primary details of the student. For example: Name of Father/ Husband/ Guardian, Date of Birth, Sub Caste, Gender, Caste, Course Type,etc.
  7. Fill the Authority and Contact Details. For Instance: Anual income of Parents/ Gaurdian, Aadhar Card Number, Location of institution,
  8. Nextly, enter the details of the class the student studies in. Like: Last Class Passed, Year of Passing, Scjolarship Type, etc.
  9. In conclusion, select all the declaration points and fill the captcha code given in the box.
  10. After that, your application will be successfully registered and you can also download the acknowledgement to track the application status.
  11. You can also log into the portal after registration.

Last Date

The last date for application is 30 November 2021

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