New Delhi: The last date for submission of applications for NMMSS for the year 2022-23 is November 15, 2022.
The ‘National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme’ scholarships are awarded to meritorious students of economically weaker sections. The amount of scholarship is Rs 12,000 per annum.
The scholarship aims at stopping students to drop out at class 8 and encourage them to continue their education at secondary stage. This is a 100 percent centrally sponsored scheme.
Students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs. 3,50,000 per annum are eligible to avail the scholarships.
The students must have minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in Class 7 examination for appearing in the selection test for award of scholarship (relaxable by 5 percent for SC/ST students).
There are two levels of verification, L1 is Institute Nodal Officer(INO) Level and L2 is District Nodal Officer(DNO) level.
The last date of INO level (L1) verification is 30th November, 2022 and of DNO level (L2) verification is December 15, 2022.