Important Update for UP NMMS Scholarship
The Exam Regulatory Authority Uttar Pradesh has announced an extension of the registration deadline for the Uttar Pradesh National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (UP NMMS). Initially slated to close on September 18, 2023, the registration window will now remain open until September 28, 2023. Eligible students who have not yet applied can complete their registrations on the official website at entdata.co.in.
Exam Details and Scholarship Benefits
The NMMS scholarship examination is scheduled for November 5, 2023. Successful candidates will receive an annual scholarship of Rs 12,000 from Class 9 to 12. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be in Class 8 and enrolled in a government, government-aided, or local body council school.
To qualify for the UP NMMS Scholarship 2023, students must meet the following criteria:
- The total annual family income should not exceed Rs 3,50,000.
- Students who have cleared the Class 7 examination in the academic year 2022-23 with a minimum of 55% of total marks are eligible to apply.
- Students belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) will have a 5% relaxation in the minimum passing marks.
- Students enrolled in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV), Sainik School, government residential institutions, or private schools are not eligible to take the exam.
How to Apply for UP NMMS Scholarship 2023
To apply for the UP NMMS Scholarship 2023, follow these steps:
- Visit the official website of UP NMMS at entdata.co.in.
- Click on the activated NMMS application form link on the homepage.
- Register yourself on the provided registration window, providing personal and educational details.
- Upload the necessary documents as per the specified guidelines.
- Review the application form carefully.
- Print a copy of the application for future reference.
Objective of UP NMMS Scholarship
The UP NMMS Scholarship is an annual examination aimed at identifying eligible Class 8 students from low-income families. The scholarship program aims to provide financial assistance to these students, motivating them to continue their education beyond Class 8.