The National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) 2022 registration deadline has been extended, the candidates can now apply on the official website of National Scholarship Portal (NSP)- scholarships.gov.in till October 31. The NMMSS application process was earlier scheduled to be closed on September 30, but extended till October 15. ALSO READ
The NMMSS scholarships are awarded to meritorious students of economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out at Class 8 and encourage them to continue their education at secondary stage. "One lakh fresh scholarships are awarded to selected students from Class 9 every year and their continuation/ renewal in Classes 9 to 12 for students studying in State Government, Government-aided and local body schools," the release read. The scholarship amount is Rs 12,000 per annum.
NMMSS Scholarship 2022: Who Can Avail Scholarships?
Students whose parental income are not over Rs 3,50,000 per annum
The students mush have minimum of 55 per cent marks in Class 8 exam for appearing in the selection test to get scholarships. The reserved category candidates (SC/ ST) will get 5 per cent relaxation.
NMMSS Scholarship 2022: Steps To Apply
Visit the official website- scholarships.gov.in
Click on NMMSS scholarship 2022 link
Fill details, upload required documents
Cross check details, and submit applications
Download and take a print out for further references.
The last date of INO level (L1) verification is 15th November, 2022 and of DNO level (L2) verification is 30th November, 2022, the notification mentioned.