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Eligibility Criteria

Applicable only for the meritorious and needy students of India, this NMMS scholarship scheme expects all the applicants to fulfil the eligibility conditions mentioned below in order to be eligible for the selection test conducted to award the scholarship.

  • The candidates who wish to apply for this MCM scholarship must be regular students studying in class 8 after getting clear promotion from class 7 with a score of at least 55% or equivalent grades.
  • The candidates must be pursuing education from Government/Local Body/Government-aided schools.
  • For continuation of scholarship in higher secondary school, the candidate must score at least 60% marks in class 10 board exam.
  • For continuing the scholarship in class 12, the scholarship awardee must get clear promotion from class 11 in the first attempt itself with a score of 55% marks or equivalent. For students belonging to SC/ST category, a relaxation of 5% is given in marks.
  • The candidates’ annual family income should not be more than INR 3.5 Lakh.
  • Also, those students who are enrolled in NVS, KVS, Sainik schools and private schools are not eligible for this NMMS scholarship.
Particulars Eligibility conditions
Who can apply? Students enrolled in class VIII
Minimum qualifying marks in class VIIth 55% (50% for reserved categories)
Annual parental income It should not be more than Rs. 3,50,000
Requirements for the continuation of scholarship • Candidates must secure 55% (50% for reserved categories) in each final exam
• Candidates must get clear promotion in each final exam of class 9th & 11th.
Who are not eligible to apply? 1. Students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sainik schools
2. Students studying in residential schools run by state government institutions with facilities like boarding, lodging and education
3. Students pursuing their studies in private schools

Important Dates

This NMMS scholarship is generally announced every year during the month of July and its deadline falls in the month of October. This application period is tentative as it varies from year-to-year. It may change the next year as per the discretion of the scholarship provider.