What is West Bengal Freeship Scheme (WBFS) ?
Since 2011, Govt of West Bengal has come up with a scheme about awarding of Half-tuition fee waiver or Half-freeship and Full-tuition fee waiver or Full-freeship to students belonging to specific income-brackets who become eligible for the same; by virtue of their admission into Government as well as Self-financing Engineering and Technological Institutes besides Engineering Departments of state-aided Universities of the State of West Bengal after featuring among the selected candidates through the counselling conducted by the WBJEEB.
The waiver is limited to the Tuition fee only for all the Institutions concerned. All other fees except tuition fees will have to be borne by the beneficiary.
1. Annual family income is less than 2.50 lakhs (Rupees two lakhs and fifty thousand only) from all sources.
2. Domiciled in the state of West Bengal
Which Colleges comes under this?
The aforesaid WBFS scheme will be implemented to all AICTE approved Govt. Engineering & Technology Colleges, Govt. Aided self financing Engineering & Technology Colleges and non-aided Self Financing Engineering & Technology Colleges of the state.
Preconditions for implementation of the West Bengal Free-ship Scheme