Department of School Education & Literacy providing National Merit cum Means Scholarship 2018 for the students studying in Class 9th or above. To reduce the drop out after class 8th Standard, Government of India start this Scholarship Program.
Students studying in state government, government aided and local body schools can apply for National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme 2018. But the students who are currently studying in, Navodaya Vidyalaya Schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya Schools, Sainik Schools, and Private schools, cannot apply for this NMMS 2018 Scholarship.
The application process for National Merit cum Means Scholarship (NMMS) is Online and the last date of Online Application is 31st October 2018.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Class 9th and 10th Standard Students and Post-Matric Scholarship for calss 11th and 12th Standard students. The selection and Examination for this scholarship will be done thorug State Level.
Central Government will distribute total 1 lakh scholarships all over India. The scholarship amount for this NMMS Scholarship will be Rs. 6000 per year for each student.
For Pre-Matric NMMS 2018 Scholarship Exam, candidates must have to pass their last exam with at least 55% marks and for Post-Matric Scholarship, candidates have to pass their last exam with at least 60% marks. The annual family income of the applicant not exceed Rs. 1.5 lakh per year.
The Online Application for National Merit cum Means Scholarship (NMMS) 2018 will be done through https://scholarships.gov.in/ National Scholarship Portal.