(NEC) North Eastern Council has released official notification for grant of NEC Merit Scholarship for the academic year 2022-2023. inside as well as outside the North-East but within the country can apply online. Students of the North East (NE) Region undergoing studies in different disciplines at different levels in Institutions
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.
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.