NEC Merit Scholarship 2022

North Eastern Council (NEC)
Last Date: 30/10/2022

NEC Merit Scholarship 2022: North Eastern Council (NEC) has released the official notification for the NEC Merit Scholarship for the academic year 2022-2023 for the Students of the North East (NE) Region. For more information candidates can visit their Official Website www.scholarships.gov.in. Candidates have to apply through National Scholarship Portal (NSP). Here we try to cover all about the notification Latest NEC Merit Scholarship 2022. For more Upcoming Latest Assam Govt Jobs and Central Govt Jobs information please keep visiting our website www.theJob365.com regularly. 

NEC Merit Scholarship 2022

The Last date of submission of online application is 30/10/2022. Before applying to this job, candidates are requested to go through the Latest NEC Merit Scholarship 2022 fully.

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NEC Merit Scholarship 2022 – Overview

Name of scholarshipNEC Merit Scholarship
Academic Year2022-2023
Total no of Scholarship1600
Awarding AuthorityNorth Eastern Council, Ministry of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India, Shillong
Helpline Number0120 – 6619540
Email idhelpdesk[at]nsp[dot]gov[dot]in
Starting Date of Online ApplyN/A
Last Date of Online Apply30th October 2022
Official Websitewww.scholarships.gov.in

Eligibility Criteria of NEC Merit Scholarship 2022

North Eastern Council (NEC) has released the official notification for the NEC Merit Scholarship for the academic year 2022-2023 for the Students of the North East (NE) Region Eligibility criteria are given below.

Resident-ship:

The scholarship is open only to a student who is a permanent resident of any of the North Eastern States.

Duration:

Once selected, the scholarship shall be available to a selected student for the prescribed duration of a course subject to fulfillment of renewal conditions, as specified under Para 6 of these rules. Extension of scholarship beyond the prescribed period of study will not be entertained.

Other Scholarship Holder:

At the time of availing the scholarship, the student must not be in receipt of any other scholarship/financial assistance from any other source. A sponsored candidate under full employment during the period of study or working/in-service candidates shall not be eligible to receive the scholarship.

Year of Awarding Scholarship:

A student shall only be considered for scholarship in the year of commencement of his/her course. For subsequent year of course, only renewal will be allowed.

Course/s:

Scholarship shall be admissible to students who get admission in Diploma, Degree, Post-graduate or registration in M.Phil. / Ph.D courses of any institute recognized by the Government. The grant of scholarship for M.Phil and Ph.D would be after the registration of the students with the University. The Scholarship will not be available for internship or any practical training.

Family Income:

The scholarship shall be admissible to the students whose parent / guardian’s annual income from all sources shall not exceed Rs 8.0 lakh. The income certificate issued by the competent authority shall be furnished by the candidate.

Educational Qualification:

The student must fulfill the following eligibility criteria in the previous qualifying examination for consideration of scholarship:

Level of course: Diploma

Qualifying examination: HSLC/ HSSLC/ Secondary School Leaving/ Senior Secondary Leaving certificate examination from a recognised State/Central board with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.

Level of course: Degree

Qualifying examination: HSSLC/ Senior Secondary Leaving certificate examination from a recognised State/Central board with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.

Level of course: Post Graduate

Qualifying examination: Degree level examination in any discipline (BA/BSc/BE/B Tech/MBBS/LLB/BCA/BBA etc. of any recognized Institute/ University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.

Level of course: M.Phil./Ph.D

Qualifying examination: PG degree from any recognized University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.

Selection Process of NEC Merit Scholarship 2022

The merit lists will be drawn from among finally verified applications as per the scheme guidelines and after following the laid down procedure on the NSP.

Selection of students for M. Phil and Ph. D. will be done on the basis of topic of research/Synopsis which has relevance to the problems/issues related to NE Region. The Subjects/topics for M.Phil and Ph.D should invariably be directly, specifically and currently relevant to NE Region. Basic and theoretical research shall not be favoured in general.

The scholarship is purely on merit basis. The merit list will be prepared exclusively on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying exams and complying with the level-of-course-wise slots allotted to the states.

NEC Merit Scholarship Amount

Level of StudyScholarship Amount
Diploma20,000/- p.a.
Degree22,000/- p.a.
Post Graduate25,000/- p.a.
M. Phil./Ph D30,000/- p.a.

Number of scholarship under NEC Merit Scholarship

The number of Fresh Scholarships to be awarded every year to candidates of different NER states at different levels may be as follows:

Arunachal Pradesh: 209 [Diploma: 20, Degree: 130, PG Degree: 52, M.Phil / PhD: 7 ]

Assam: 320 [Diploma: 30, Degree: 200, PG Degree: 80, M.Phil / PhD: 10 ]

Manipur: 192 [Diploma: 18, Degree: 120, PG Degree: 48, M.Phil / PhD: 6 ]

Meghalaya: 192 [Diploma: 18, Degree: 120, PG Degree: 48, M.Phil / PhD: 6 ]

Mizoram: 192 [Diploma: 18, Degree: 120, PG Degree: 48, M.Phil / PhD: 6 ]

Nagaland: 192 [Diploma: 18, Degree: 120, PG Degree: 48, M.Phil / PhD: 6 ]

Sikkim: 111 [Diploma: 10, Degree: 70, PG Degree: 28, M.Phil / PhD: 3]

Tripura: 192 [Diploma: 18, Degree: 120, PG Degree: 48, M.Phil / PhD: 6 ] 

How To Apply for NEC Merit Scholarship 2022 ?

Candidates can to visit official national scholarship portal https://scholarships.gov.in for submission of online application. Or candidates can follow the steps given below.

=> Scroll down, go to Important Links section.

=> Click on Online Apply Link.

=> A new webpage will be opened.

=> Click on “New Registration” link.

=> Enter your details as required in the portal; and register yourself.

=> After registration, enter all credentials and upload your documents as required in the portal.

=> Finally click on “Submit” and take print out of your submitted application. 

Documents to Submitted for NEC Merit Scholarship Application

The applicant must be in possession of following documents at the time of application. He/ She may be asked to upload a scanned copy of these documents as per requirement or extant rules /guidelines.

=> Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC) issued by the Dy. Commissioner /Addl. Dy. Commissioners/ Sub-divisional officer of civil sub-divisions in NE States; except Sikkim where Certificate of Identification (COI) issued by the respective Deputy Commissioner in the Govt. of Sikkim to its Permanent residents. Certificate from any other authority will not be accepted. (Mandatory)

=> Income Certificate issued by the Competent Authority (Mandatory)

=> Bank Account Pass Book – Account must be in the name of applicant (Optional)

=> Details of qualifying examination (Mandatory)

=> Synopsis signed by the project guide / Director (Research) or any official authorized by the Institute/University in the case of M.Phil/Ph.D. candidates (Mandatory).

=> Any other document as may be required under NSP guidelines.

Important Dates of NEC Merit Scholarship 2022

Starting Date of Online ApplyN/A
Last Date of Online Apply30/10/2022
Last Date of Defective Verification15/11/2022
Last Date of Institute Verification15/11/2022

Important Links of NEC Merit Scholarship 2022

Online Apply LinkFresh || Renewal
Official NotificationGuideline || FAQ
Official Websitewww.scholarships.gov.in

FAQ for NEC Merit Scholarship 2022

  1. Who are eligible to apply for the NEC Merit Scholarship 2022?

    Students fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the scheme guidelines of NEC Merit Scholarship of Ministry of DoNER are eligible to apply for these scholarships. These are available on the National Scholarship Portal.

  2. Is there is any reservation / quota under the NEC Merit Scholarship 2022?

    There will not be any reservation/quota on the basis of category/religion/gender.

  3. Is there any income criteria under the NEC Merit Scholarship 2022?

    Yes, the scholarship shall be admissible to the students whose parent / guardian’s annual income from all sources shall not exceed Rs 8.0 lakh.

  4. What is the criterion for selection of students for NEC Merit Scholarship 2022?

    The scholarship is purely on merit basis. The merit list will be prepared exclusively on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying exams and complying with the level-of-course-wise slots allotted to the states. Selection of students for M. Phil and Ph. D. will be done on the basis of topic of research/Synopsis which has relevance to the problems/issues related to NE Region.

  5. I have enrolled in M/Phil / PhD, but my topic is not finalized, can I apply for scholarships?

    No, only students whose MPhil / PhD topic is submitted and are registered with that topic can apply for scholarship?

  6. What is the last date to apply for NEC Merit Scholarship 2022?

    30th October 2022 is the last date to apply for NEC Merit Scholarship Scheme.

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