State Government / UT Administration
National Scholarship Scheme
The Scheme for award of National Scholarships on merit was introduced in 1961-62 for Post-Matric Studies so that no brilliant student is prevented on ground of poverty from pursuing an academic career. The scholarships are allotted among the various States and Union Territory on the basis of population. Number of Scholarships given are 38,000 per year. The Registrars of Universities/Secretaries of Education Boards furnish data in regard to the number of students appeared and passed in various examinations in prescribed proforma by the end of September each year.