Hyderabad: The office of the Director of Government Examination, Telangana, announced the last date for uploading applications for other National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) for the year 2022-23 and renewals in National Scholarship Portal is September 30, 2022.
The NMMSS’s primary objective is to provide scholarships to students who belong to economically weaker sections of society.
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Students must have a minimum of 55% in class VII to appear in the exam and avail of the scholarship. The percentage is relaxed by 5% for students belonging to Schedule Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities.
The student should be studying as a regular student in a government school or government-aided school.
The welfare scheme was launched under former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by the UPA government in 2008.