jac.nic.in National Merit cum Mean Scholarship In Jharkhand 2014-15
The Jharkhand Minorities Development & Academic Council has invited the online applications from those eligible students who belongs to Minority Communities (such as Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain and Parsee) and also for those who are pursuing Technical or Professional Courses at UnderGraduate or PostGraduate level from the recognized Institutions under recognized Universities of Jharkhand and other recognized Universities of other states of India.
The Centrally Sponsored Scheme “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme was initially launched in May, 2008. The main objective of this scheme is to award the scholarships to those meritorious students who are comes from economically weaker sections to pursue their education for class VII and to encourage them to continue their study at secondary stage.
The state govt has decided to grant the Scholarship amount of Rs.6000/- per annum that is (Rs.500/- per month) for each student is awarded to selected students every year for study in classes from VII and above in Government aided and local body schools.
There is a special scheme of scholarships for different states/UTs. Those eligible students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- lac are eligible to avail the scholarships. There is reservation as per State Government norms. The final selection of students for the scholarships has been done through the written examination test which is conducted by the State Governments/UT administration. The Merit cum means Scholarships schemes are disbursed by the State Bank of India directly to the student’s bank account on quarterly basis.
The concerned JAC , Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi has introduced the written examination schedule for National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme in the state of Jharkhand. This scholarship scheme is valid only for those meritorious students who are studying in VIIIth Standard in their state. They will be receiving scholarship for class IX to XII. This scholarship is awarded by the ”Human Resource Department” , Indian Government New Delhi.
The Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. The candidate must be the citizen of India and domicile of Jharkhand.
2. The candidate’s family annual income should not exceed Rs. 1.50.000 lakh per annum from all sources.
3. The candidate should have obtained minimum 55% marks in the last final examination of the concerned Board/ University.
The Application form can be downloaded from this link : http://jac.nic.in/Scholarship_result_2014.htm
The examination and application fee will be charged Rs. 50/- for General Category students and Rs. 25/- will be charged from the students who belongs to SC/ST/OBC category.
Deadline for applying : 20th August 2014
Entrance Examination will be : 2nd November 2014