Scholarships for Talented Rural Students

The objective of the scheme is to provide opportunitities to school students from rural areas to pursue secondary stage education. A students studying in a school in a community development block in class
VI to VIII is eligible to compete for the scholarship.
 Selection Procedure:
Eligible students are required to appear in a two stage examination process:
 First Stage: Examination is conducted by the state Govts/ UT Administration. The number of selected students is generally ten times the number of scholarship to e offered.
Second Stage: The final examination is conducted by National level by NCERT. The local unit set up in the State Institutes of Education in consultation with the national level unit in the NCERT, prepares the test papers and organise the examination throughout the States/UTs. The test consists of two papers for testing the innate abilities of students. It is common to the entire State/UT. The final selection is made with the Community Development Block as the Unit and top students in each block are awarded scholarships.
Value of Scholarships
 Rs. 30 to 100 per month. The scholarship is paid to the scholar through institution. Scholarship commences from the month in which the admission is obtained in a School and is paid up to the month in which last examination of the secondary stage education is held. In the case of renewal in the succeeding year, scholarship is paid from the month following that for which the scholarship was paid during the previous academic year. The scholarship is renewed subject to good academic progress.
 Note: If the scholar does not make satisfactory progress, the scholarship is suspended. Further details can be had from District Inspector of School/ Director of Education State/UT Government.

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