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Department:
Education Department
Title: National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS)
Description:
MHRD’s aim is:
i) To provide Scholarship to meritorious students belonging to the economically weaker sections of the society
ii) Arrest drop-out rates at Class VIII and encourage them to continue their studies at Secondary Stage
Scheme Beneficiaries:
Students
Scheme Benefits:
Scholarship
How to Avail:
i) Only students from Govt, Govt. Aided and Local Body Schools can apply
ii) State Quota is 231
iii) Selection through written examination conducted by DERT
iv) 50% for SC/ST, 55% for Gen, OBC & Others
v) Award of Scholarship is for 4 years (Class IX t o XII)
vi) Selected beneficiaries are to submit their applications On-line through National Scholarship Portal
vii) SBI New Delhi transfer the scholarship directly to Students Account
Sponsors:
Central
Age From:
-None-
To:
-None-
Funding:
100%
Introduced on:
01 Jan 2008