JKBOSE: National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme – Revised Guidelines: Under this scheme, it is proposed to award 100,000 scholarships to the gifted or meritorious students whose parental income is not more than 3,50,000/- per annum from all sources at the time of selection of awardees for scholarship. Each State /UT has fixed quota of scholarship for concerned age group of class VII and VIII. The scheme will provide reservation to different categories of students as per the State/UT norms; as different States/UTs have their own norms of reservation.
This scholarship will be provided on yearly basis to the students studying as regular students and entering in class IX in a Government, Government-aided, local body schools.
Thus the scholarship will be for a maximum period of four years. The students studying in “Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas” are not entitled to get scholarship under this scheme. Similarly, those students studying in Residential Schools run by the Centre/ State Government Institutions, where facilities like boarding, lodging and education are provided and students studying in private schools are also not eligible for the scholarship under the scheme.
The amount of scholarship is 12000/- per annum @ ₹1000 per month.
A separate examination shall be conducted by the State Governments/UT Administrations for selection of students for the award of the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarships in the States/UTS.
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