|Registration| NEC Merit Scholarship 2022: Apply Online, Eligibility, List

NEC Merit Scholarship 2022 is especially available for the students who are currently studying in the Northern cities of India and this is a very prestigious scholarship program because it will help the students to carry on their education without having to trouble their families to pay their fees. You can easily apply for the NEC Merit Scholarship by reading the article given below because in this article we have shared the eligibility criteria and also the step-by-step procedure through which you will be able to apply for the scholarship through the NSP Portal.

NEC Merit Scholarship 2022 for NER

The North Eastern Council (NEC) under the Ministry of Development of the North Eastern Region, Government of India has created a new scholarship scheme that is especially available for the students currently situated in the Northeastern cities of the country. Through the NEC Merit Scholarship, you will be able to apply for various scholarship programs and will be able to get Rupees 30000 per year in order to continue your education. You can easily avail of the scholarship by going to the official website of the National Scholarship portal.

NEC Merit Scholarship

NEC Merit Scholarship Recent Updates

In the recent details shared by the concerned authority for the NEC Merit Scholarship, the last date to apply for the scholarship program has been extended up to 15th January 2022. Interested applicants have to visit the national scholarship portal and register themselves before the last date. Previously, the last date to register on the portal was 15th December 2021. The defective verification Institute verification last date has also been extended for 31st January 2022 which were earlier used to 15th January 2022

Details Of NEC Merit Scholarship

NameNEC Merit Scholarship 2022
Launched byNorthern Eastern Council
ObjectiveProviding scholarship of Rupees 30000 per annum
BeneficiaryCandidates undertaking various programs
Official siteNational Scholarship Portal

Important Dates

Scholarship closing date: 15th January 2022

Last date for defect verification: 31st January 2022

Last date for Institute verification: 31st January 2022

NEC Merit Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:-

  • The scholarship is open only to a student who is a permanent resident of any of the North Eastern States.
  • For candidates belonging to Academic Year 2020-21 and onwards, the scholarship under this scheme shall be disbursed only through National Scholarship Portal (NSP). However, the students, who already have been receiving scholarships before these rules coming into force, shall continue to receive their scholarships as per the prevailing procedure till the end of the tenure of their scholarship.
  • 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.
  • At the time of availing of 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.
  • A student shall only be considered for a scholarship in the year of commencement of his/her course. For the subsequent year, of course, the only renewal will be allowed.
  • The 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 an internship or any practical training.
  • 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.
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Educational Qualification

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

  • Diploma
    • Qualifying examination: HSLC/HSSLC/Secondary School Leaving /Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate examination from a recognized State/Central Board with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate.
  • Degree
    • Qualifying examination: HSSLC/Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate examination from a recognized State/Central Board with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate.
  • 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.
  • M.Phil./Ph.D
    • Qualifying examination: PG degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate.

Selection Process of NEC Merit Scholarship

The applicant will have to go through the following selection criteria to apply for the scholarship:-

  • 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.
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NEC Merit Scholarship Amount

The scholarship amount in this scheme is as follows:-

  • Diploma: 20,000/-p.a.
  • Degree: 22,000/- p.a.
  • Post graduate: 25,000/- p.a.
  • M. Phil./Ph D: 30,000/- p.a.

Number Of Scholarship

The following numbers of scholarships are available in this scheme:-

  • 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 ]
Minority Scholarship

Documents Required

The applicant must have the following documents to apply for the scholarship:-

  • Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC) issued by the Dy. Commissioner /Addl. Dy. Commissioners/ Sub-divisional officers of civil sub-divisions in the 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 may be required under NSP guidelines.
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NEC Merit Scholarship Renewal

The conditions for scholarship renewal are as follows:-

  • A student selected for a scholarship shall be eligible for receipt of the scholarship for the entire period of course or as per limits through the renewal of the scholarship process. Renewal of Scholarship under the scheme, however, is not an automatic process and is subject to fulfillment of certain terms and conditions
  • Every renewal of the scholarship is for a period of one academic year only, if not otherwise specified. All existing and eligible beneficiaries of the scholarship are required to fill up the renewal form on NSP every year during their entire course period. The student shall be required to upload the previous exam marks-sheet/pass certificate during the renewal application. In the case of students studying in M.Phil / PhD., the renewal application shall be accompanied by the latest progress report from the guide countersigned by the Registrar of the Institute.
  • To draw a scholarship under the renewal category, the beneficiary must pass in the particular year or be promoted to the next semester/year. In case the student could not pass all papers but was promoted to next year, as per extant rules, he/she may be considered for renewal of scholarships subject to the condition that no additional backlog, from previous years, are pending against his/her name. In case the student is not promoted to next year or has backlog papers pending against his/her name for more than one year, he/she shall not receive the further scholarship for the remaining course period. It will be the responsibility of the Institute level verifying officer to ensure that the student has been promoted to a year or does not have pending backlog papers for more than a year, before accepting the application on NSP for further processing. Otherwise, such applications shall be rejected on NSP after recording reasons.
  • Any break in scholarship, during the entire course period, shall make the beneficiary non-eligible for further receipt of the scholarship for that specific course. The students shall not be provided with an option to make renewal applications in subsequent years. The student may, however, apply as a fresh applicant, upon securing admission in any advance course, at a later stage.
  • A request for renewal of students who have changed their subject of study will not be entertained for renewal if the students have availed of the scholarship for the previous course or part of it.
  • A request for renewal of scholarship of such student beneficiaries who have changed their Institution of study will not be entertained for renewal.
  • There will be no merit list generation for renewal applications.
  • Renewal scholarship will be disbursed to all eligible and duly verified applications by NEC, directly in their verified bank accounts using DBT mode as per the extant guidelines

Application Procedure Under NEC Merit Scholarship

To apply for the scholarship you will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

NEC Merit Scholarship
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen
  • Now you have to register yourself
  • Click on the option called New Registration
Application Procedure Under NEC Merit Scholarship
  • A new page will open on your screen
  • The guidelines will open on your screen
  • You need to read the guidelines carefully
  • Tick mark the declaration
  • Click on Continue
  • The registration form will open on your screen
  • You need to successfully register yourself
  • Now you need to log in using your credentials
  • Now click on your desired scholarship
Application Procedure Under NEC Merit Scholarship
  • Successfully fill up the application form
  • Upload all of the documents
  • Finally, submit your form

Fresh Login

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen
  • Now you have to register yourself
  • Click on the option called Login.
  • Now select the Fresh Login option along with the login year.
  • Enter the applciant id and password.
Fresh Login
  • Now click on the Login option.

Renewal Login

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen
  • Now you have to register yourself
  • Click on the option called Login.
  • Now select the Renewal Login option along with the login year.
  • Enter the applciant id and password.
Sholarship Renewal
  • Now click on the login option.

NEC Merit Scholarship Renewal

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen.
  • Now from the homepage of the website, go to the login option.
  • Click on the Renewal Login option along with the renewal year.
NEC Merit Scholarship Renewal
  • A login form will open on the screen where you have to enter your applicant ID and password.
  • Now after successful login, the scholarship renewal application form will open on the screen.
  • Enter all the details to be filled in the application form.
  • Upload the related document if any.
  • Check the details carefully before finally submitting it.
  • Now click on the submit option.

Know Your AISHE Code

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen.
  • Now from the homepage of the website, go to the Know Your AISHE Code option under the Servcies tab.
  • A new page will open on the screen where you have to select your institution type, state, district, University type.
Know Your AISHE Code
  • After that click on the submit option.
  • The details will open on the screen.

Check Beneficiary List

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen.
  • Now from the homepage of the website, go to the Registration option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
  • Click on the Scheme Wise Scholarship Sanctioned List option.
  • An applciation form wil open on the screen.
Check Beneficiary List
  • Enter the details in the application form.
  • Now click on the Submit option.
  • The details of all the beneficaries will open on the screen.

Update Mobile Number

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen.
  • Now from the homepage of the website, go to the login option.
  • Click on the Renewal Login option along with the renewal year.
  • A new page will open on the screen,
  • Click on the Update Mobile Number option.
  • A new applciation form will open on the screen.
Update Mobile Number
  • Enter the details in the application form.
  • Now click on the Verify and Continue option.
  • In this way, you can update your mobile number.

Change Mobile Number

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen.
  • Now from the homepage of the website, go to the login option.
  • Click on the Renewal Login option along with the renewal year.
  • A new page will open on the screen,
  • Click on the Change Mobile Number option.
  • A new applciation form will open on the screen.
Change Mobile Number
  • Enter the otp sent to your registered moibile number.
  • Now enter the new mobile number and click on the submit option.

View Scheme Eligibility

  • Go to the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here.
  • The homepage of the scholarship will open on your screen.
  • Now from the homepage of the website, go to the Scheme Eligibility option under the Services tab.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
View Scheme Eligibility
  • Enter the details in the application form.
  • Now click on the Check Eligibility option.

Track NSP Payment

  • Open the official website of PFMS.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
PFMS
  • Now from the homepage, go to Track NSP Payment the option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Track NSP Payment
  • Now on this page, you have to enter the details in the application form.
  • After entering the details, click on the Send OTP on the Registered option.
  • Enter the otp in the given box.
  • The payment status will open on the screen.

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