The National Merit Scholarship Scheme, the objective of which was to provide financial assistance to Meritorious students studying from Post-matric to Post-graduate level in Government Schools/Colleges and Universities has been discontinued with effect from April, 2007. However, a New Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students has been introduced during XI Five Year Plan. The objective of the new scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious students from low income families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.
Special scholarship scheme for the
student of J&K studying outside the
state by MHRD.
(Annual Income does not exceed)
|1||Punjab||Rs 4.5 lakhs per annum|
|2||Haryana||Rs 4.5 lakhs per annum|
|3||Himachal pradesh||Rs 4.5 lakhs per annum|
|4||Bihar||Rs 4.5 lakhs per annum|
|5||J&K||Rs 4.5 lakhs per annum|
|6||Jharkhand||Rs4. 5 lakhs per annum|
|7||UP||Rs4. 5 lakhs per annum|
|8||Delhi||Rs4. 5 lakhs per annum|
Students belonging to the State of Jammu & Kashmir, appearing for the Class XII or equivalent exam through the State Board of Jammu & Kashmir and from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools located in Jammu & Kashmir, pursuing general degree courses, engineering and medical studies in govt. colleges/ institutes/ other non-govt. institutes recognized by AICTE or UGC, or institutes created through an Act of the State Govt., located outside the State of Jammu & Kashmir, would be eligible for scholarship under this scheme. Students pursing 'Integrated Courses' in such colleges/institutes where the scheme is applicable would be eligible for scholarship for the duration of the course.