Organisation : Telangana Directorate of Government Examinations
Scholarship Name : NMMS 2018 National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme
Applicable For : VIII Standard Students
Applicable State : Telangana
Application Deadline : 31-10-2018
Website : http://bse.telangana.gov.in/NMMS.aspx
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BSE Telangana NMMS
Telangana Directorate of Government Examinations invites online applications for NMMS National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme for the year 2018.
Related : BSE Telangana NTSE National Talent Search Examination 2018 : www.scholarships.net.in/26564.html
The objective is to award scholarships to meritorious students of economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out at class VIII and encourage them to continue the study at secondary stage.
Who Can Apply?
** List of qualified students classes (from Class 9 to Intermediate Secondary) are eligible to apply for the NMMS 2018 and the students in these lists must immediately connect their Aadhaar numbers to their bank account numbers.
** Students of NVS, KVS, Sainik schools and private schools are not entitled for the scholarships.
** Students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum are eligible to avail the scholarships.
How to Apply?
Students just follow the below steps to apply for the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship 2018
Step 1 : Go to the official website of National Scholarship Portal
Apply Online : https://scholarships.gov.in/
Step 2 : For Fresh Registration students click on the New Registration link in the home page and Fill the required details to complete your Registration.
Step 3 : For Renewal case, Students Click the Login link and enter your Application Id, Password, Captcha image for Login. Then complete your renewal process.
** The selection of students for award of scholarships under the scheme is made through an examination conducted by the State Governments.
** Each State/UT conducts its own test for selection of students for the award of the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship. The State Level Examination consists of the following two tests.
(i) Mental Ability Test (MAT)
(ii) Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
One lakh scholarships @ Rs.12000/- per annum (Rs.1000/- per month) are awarded to selected students of class IX every year and their continuation/renewal in classes X to XII for study in State Government, Government-aided and Local body schools under the scheme.
Nov 2017 Beneficiaries For Class IX :
Nov 2016 Beneficiaries For Class X :
Nov 2014 Beneficiaries For Class XII :
** The students shall have minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in Class VII examination for appearing in selection test for award of scholarship (Relaxable by 5% for SC/ST).
** For continuing the scholarship in class X and XII, the awardees should get clear promotion from class IX to class X and from class XI to class XII in the first attempt with 55% marks (relaxable by 5% for SC/ST).
** Students of Class IX and X need to apply under Pre-Matric scholarship category whereas students of class XI and XII need to apply under Post-Matric scholarship category.
** Students studying in private colleges are not eligible for continuation of NMMS scholarship for class XI and XII.
** Students studying Technical/diploma/certificate level course courses in Any college(Govt or private) after Completion of class X are not eligible for continuation of NMMS scholarship for class XI and XII.
The last date for submission of applications on Portal is 31.10.2018.