Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Program 2017 at HP Solan | HP Scholarship Programs
State Council of Educational Research & Training, Solan (Himachal Pradesh) proposes to hold two Examinations for 2017-18 sessions: National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) for Class VIII and H.P Talent Search Examination (HPTSE /NTSE- I ) for Class X students on November 05th 2017 (Sunday) at different Centres in Himachal Pradesh.
Eligibility Conditions for NMMS (For Class VIII Students)
Any regular student studying in VIII class of Govt. /Govt. aided (95% aided by H.P Govt.) schools in H.P with 55% marks in previous class i.e. class VII (relaxation of 5% for SC/ST/Physically challenged group) can appear in this examination.
The parental income of the students should not exceed Rs.1,50,000/- (One Lac Fifty thousand) per annum from all sources and certificate to this effect issued by the SDM/Tehsildar/Naib Tehsildar) must be attached in original with the Application Form.
NTSE: One thousand scholarships are awarded to meritorious students selected in the two stage selection process of NTSE. Thirty-four (34) students who are selected in State level State-I of NTSE / HPTSE conducted by SCERT, Solan will be eligible to appear in National Talent Search Examination (NTSE-II) to be conducted by NCERT, New Delhi.
Students selected in NTSE-II shall be awarded scholarship amounting to Rs.1250/- per month for class XI & XII and Rs.2000/- per month for under graduate and post graduate studies.
Eligibility Conditions for NTSE (For Class X Students)
Any regular student studying in class X (Session 2017-18) of any school in H.P (JNV, KV, Govt., Govt. aided or Private schools) can appear in this examination. He should have secured at least 55% marks in class IX (2015-16). Relaxation of 5% is given to applicants of reserved category.
Common Conditions For NTSE/NMMS
1) 15% seats are reserved for SC, 7.5% for ST and 3% for Physically challenged group (PCG).
2) Examination fee of Rs.40/- for General Category and Rs.30/- for SC/ST/PCG is to be sent in the name of Principal, SCERT, Solan (H.P) by IPO or Demand Draft (DD).
4) Applicants claiming caste/tribe reservation must attach attested copy of SC/ST certificate issued by SDM/Tehsildar/Naib Tehsildar with the application form.
5) Applicants belonging to PCG must attach certificate issued by competent authority (CMO) stating disability status of 40% or above.
MCM Scholarship Application Form
Forms duly attested by the Head of the institution, complete in all respects along with the documents should reach the Principal, SCERT by August 31st 2017.
Incomplete forms will be rejected straightforward and Examination fee will be forfeited. No information in this regard will be given.
Application Forms will be available from 31st July 2017 and can be obtained free of cost from this office or by sending the self-addressed envelope with stamp of Rs.5/- to the Principal, SCERT, Solan or can be downloaded from our website www.himachal.nic.in/scert.
Scholarship Application Dates 2017
Stage I State level – Last date for submission of completed Application Forms: August 31st 2017
HPTSE/ NTSE-I Examination/NMMS Exam: November 05th 2017
Stage II National NTSE-II Exam: May 13th, 2018
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