STATE COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING (SCERT) SECTOR 32-C, UT CHANDIGARH
National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) Examination 2020-21 for class 8th Students
Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India has launched a centrally sponsored National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS). Under this scheme scholarship will be awarded to 1,00,000 students (at National level) selected at the end of class VIII. The scholarship will start from Class IX and would continue till Class XII at the rate of Rs 12000/- per annum. The objective of the scheme is to award scholarship to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out at Class VIII and to encourage them to continue their studies till Class XII.
The students for the award of this scholarship will be selected through the State Level Test conducted by State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), UT Chandigarh for the class VIII students.
1 Scholarships: On the basis of the examination, 85 scholarships will be awarded to the students of UT Chandigarh who are appearing in Class VIII examination.
2 Reservation: As per State norms including 4% reservation for Physically Challenged Group of Students.
3 Selection: There will be one stage selection process for award of scholarship. The selection will be done by SCERT UT, Chandigarh through a written examination.