NMMS 2013-14: Centrally Sponsored National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme 2013-14 mhrd.gov.in
National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMS) 2013-14 : Applications are being invited for the centrally sponsored National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMS) for the academic session 2013-2014. Under this program 100,000 scholarships are given to talented students whose parental annual income is not over Rs.1,50,000 from all sources Each state and union territory has its individual quota and the scholarships from each region are based on the population of students in the specified age group in the area, however, the total number that may be allowed in one region is specified already by the central government The scholarships are awarded on a quarterly basis to students for the maximum duration of four years. The scholarship is valued at Rs. 6,000 per annum.
Eligibility Criteria: 1. Study in approved courses
2. Maintain good conduct as certified by the head of your college/institution and continue studies in government, local body or government-aided schools as a regular student
3. Not leave classes without proper leave application
4. Take up study on a full-time basis
5. Not take up any job
How to Apply: Applications are to be downloaded from the official website and duly filled in applications must be submitted by 31 August, 2013, with the required documents.
Selection Procedure: Selection will be done strictly on the basis of the state level examination. Students have to answer two tests:
1. Mental Ability Test (MAT)
2. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
MAT and SAT will have 90 multiple choice questions each, each is held for duration of 90 minutes. The syllabus is pertaining to the syllabus of subjects taught in classes VII and VIII.
Date of Examination: 24 November, 2013
For full details of National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMS) 2013-14 refer the following link: http://mhrd.gov.in/sites/upload_files/mhrd/files/Scheme_NMMS.pdf
Last date for submission of application forms : 31 August, 2013
Official Website: www.mhrd.gov.in