National Merit Scholarships Scheme BA / BSc / BCom / Barchaeology

National Merit Scholarships Eligibility

  1. for IX & X class

The candidate should be

  • a student in class IX and X
  • student in government schools in each developmental block

For Post Matric to Postgraduate

The candidate should

  • have obtained 60% or more in marks in science and commerce and 55% in humanities
  • not have received any other merit scholarships / stipend for source of study
  • be studying in recognised institutions
  • parents income from all source not exceeding Rupee 1.00 lakhs PA for all categories

National Merit Scholarships Details

Number of National Merit Fellowships

1. For IX & X class

2 scholarships per block maximum of 5381 blocks

For Post Matric to Postgraduate

17000 ( varies from year to year )

Duration – Post matric to postgraduate level

1. For IX & X class ( in rural areas )

  • Rupee 250 PM

2. For XI and XII of 10 + 2 pattern

  • Rupee 300 PM

3. For Graduate ( BA / BSc / BCom / BArchaeology etc )

  • Rupee 500 PM

4. For Postgraduate

  • Rupee 750 PM

National Merit Scholarships Selection Procedure

For IX & X class

Based on the Block – wise merit list prepared on basis of marks obtained in VIII class examination in the designated schools in rural areas.

For Post Matric to Postgraduate

Based on state – wise merit list from the results of the following

  1. 10th Class
  2. Matriculation
  3. High school For award of scholarships in +2 level
  4. pre – university
  5. pre – degree
  6. Intermediate level

12th Class of 10 + 2 Pattern / Intermediate / Pre – University / Pre – Degree

For award of scholarships in first year

  • BA
  • BSc
  • BCom
  • BArchchelogy etc.

12th Class of 10 + 2 Pattern / Intermediate / Pre – university / Pre – Degree

For award of National Merit Scholarships ( in First year )

  • Diploma
  • Professional and Engineering studies
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Homeopathy
  • BDS
  • BTech
  • MBBS

Graduation

For award of scholarship for courses after graduation like

1. LLB

2. BEd

3. Post graduation

Others

For details of forms to be filled for availing the National Merit Scholarships.

Source : MHRD

Undergraduate Scholarships

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