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NMMSS



  • The ‘National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme’ (NMMSS) is a Central Sector Scheme launched in May, 2008 to provide scholarships for meritorious students of classes IX to XII.

  • To award scholarships to meritorious students of economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out at class VIII and encourage them to continue their study and complete secondary stage.

  • The scheme of scholarships of Rs.12,000 per annum per student is given to the selected students of class IX every year.

  • It has approved it till 2025-2026 with minimum changes in the eligibility criteria like increasing the income limit from Rs. 1.5 lakhs to Rs.3.5 lakhs per annum.