What is Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme (TFW) ?
The scheme has been implemented by the Govt. of West Bengal for meritorious and economically backward students domiciled in West Bengal for admission in to universities / university departments, government colleges and self financing universities/ colleges offering engineering/ technology /pharmacy/ architecture courses.
The waiver is limited to the Tuition Fee only. All other fees will have to be paid by the beneficiary.
1. Total annual Family Income of the student from all sources must be less than Rs. 2.50 lakhs (Rupees two lakhs and fifty thousand) only and the income certificate as detailed below has to be uploaded during online application.
2. The student must be domiciled in West Bengal and the domicile certificate has to be uploaded during online application.
3. Merit listed in Engineering Category in JEM-2017
Which Colleges comes under this?
The aforesaid TFW 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.
Competent authority for issue of Income Certificate
For the purpose of determining the annual Income from all sources of Parents / Guardians of students an officer of the State Government in the rank of Block Development Officer or above in the districts / their equivalent counterparts (Group - A Officer) elsewhere will be competent to issue Income Certificate. The Income Certificate thus obtained is to be produced for verification during Counselling.
The Domicile Certificate format will be similar to that given in the Application form of WBJEEM 2017. The competent issuing authorities will be the same as mentioned in the Information Brochure of WBJEEM 2017 under clause 3.3
Selection of candidates under TFW Scheme
Selection of candidates for the TFW scheme shall be decided on the basis of merit and preference of eligible students in WBJEEM-2017.