EDUCATIONAL LOAN SCHEME OF NSFDC  

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  Eligibility Criteria
 
Caste Status : Scheduled Castes
Annual Family Income : Maximum Rs. 81000 p.a. in rural area and Rs. 103000 p.a. in urban areas
Age : 18 to 50 years
Term Loan : 90% of course fee. Maximum loan amount Rs. 10 lakhs for study in India and Rs. 20 lakhs for study in abroad.
Process of Application : Online application through http://www.wbscstcorp.gov.in
Process of Repayment : After six(6) months of termination of course or getting a job, whichever is earlier. Intereset will be @4% for male candidates and @3.5% for female candidates.
Helpline : 033-65501888 (10.00 Am to 05.00 PM Except Holidays)
 
Professional or Technical Courses Covered:

i. Engineering (Diploma/B. Tech/B.E./M. Tech/ M.E.)
ii. Architecture ( B. Arch/M. Arch)
iii. Medical (MBBS/MD/MS)
iv. Biotechnology (B. Pharma/M. Pharma)
v. Dental (BDS/MDS)
vi. Physiotherapy (B. Sc./M. Sc.)
vii. Pathology (B. Sc./M. Sc.)
viii. Nursing (B. Sc./M. Sc.)
ix. Information Technology (BCA/MCA)
x. Management (BBA/MBA)
xi. Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Diploma/Graduation/Post Graduation)
xii. Law (LLB/LLM)
xiii. Education (CT/NTT/B. Ed./M. Ed.)
xiv. Physical Education (C. PEd./B. P Ed/M. PEd.)
xv. Journalism and Mass Communication (Graduation/Post Graduation)
xvi. Geriatric Care (Diploma)
xvii. Midwifery (Diploma)
xviii. Laboratory Technician (Diploma)
 
Besides above, the following professional will also be covered under the scheme:

i. Chartered Accountant (CA)
ii. Cost Accountant (ICWA)
iii. Company Secretaryship (CS)
iv. Actuarial Sciences (Graduation/Post Graduation/FIA)
v. Associate Member of Institute of Engineers (AMIE)
vi. Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication.