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National Means Cum Merit Scheme

Title Scheme Information
Name of Scholarship National Means Cum Merit Scheme
Abbreviation NMMS
Qualifying Level Class VIII(55% for General and 50% for SC/ST)
Process of selection State Level Exam in Mental Ability Test(MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
Scholarship Period 4 Years
Scheme Administration Dept Dept of elementary Education(HRD)
Amount Rs.6000/- annually
Frequency of Payment Rs.1500/- Quarterly
Processing Authority State Through districts
Payment Authority Program Division through PAO (HRD)
Restriction Only one scholarship and does not take up part time/fulltime job
Condition for Continuance 55% in 9th and 60% in Tenth (relax 5% for SC/ST)
Eligible Institutions Govt/Local Body/Govt Aided Schools
Discontinuance Discontinuance if gap of one session occurs
Parental Income Criterion --
Scheme Web-Site Reference --


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