NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura 2020

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EligibilityStudents of professional, technical, management, M.phil, PhD programs
AwardStipend up to INR 30,000 per annum

About the Program


Last Updated On : 25-02-2020   Posted By : Sachin

The Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Tripura invites applications for NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura 2020 from diploma level to PhD level students. The scholarship aims at providing financial aid to students of Tripura undergoing studies in various disciplines at a recognized Indian institution. The students will receive a stipend of up to INR 30,000 per annum.

  • NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura 2020

    To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must -

    • Be a permanent resident of Tripura
    • Have scored at least 70% marks (for general) and 60% marks (for SC and ST candidates) in the relevant qualifying examination for diploma/degree/PG/M.Phil. and PhD courses
    • Have an annual family income less than INR 4.5 Lakh from all sources
    • Not be a recipient of any other scholarships from other sources

    The selected students will receive stipend under this scheme as per the rates given below - 

    • For diploma level course - INR 20,000 per annum
    • For degree level course - INR 22,000 per annum
    • For PG courses - INR 25,000 per annum
    • For M.Phil/PhD - INR 30,000 per annum
    • Permanent residence certificate
    • Recommendation by the Head of Institution
    • Undertaking for not availing any other scholarship 
    • Marksheets of the qualifying examination
    • Category certificate (if applicable)
    • Copy of Aadhar Card/first page of bank passbook/PAN card/Email id/Ration Card/Birth Certificate etc. 

    For more details, click here

    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Visit the homepage of the National Scholarship Portal and click on 'New Registration'.
    Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category, scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.
    Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 05th March 2020
Last date for defective verification: 05th March 2020
Last date for institute verification: 05th March 2020

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on their overall merit and academic performance. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • Eligibility cut off marks would be 70% for Generals and 60% for ST/SC category.
  • Renewal cases of stipend holders who are not promoted to the next year will not be considered for further renewal.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by May, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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