HRD Ministry announces cash awards for 200 CBSE Meritorious Students

Cash Award for CBSE Meritorious Students
The HRD Ministry has announced a cash award of Rs. One lakh each to about 200 meritorious students who have passed class 12th this year in the Government schools affiliated to CBSE.


This was approved by the HRD Minister, Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju in New Delhi last evening. The students who have studied from classes 9th to 12th and have passed the class 12th exam this year in the Government schools affiliated to CBSE and run by the State Government will be eligible.

The announcement said out of 200 rewards, 50 each will be for the students from Science, Commerce, Humanity and Vocational streams. Expressing satisfaction over the CBSE class 12th result announced yesterday, the Minister said the pass percentage this year is 82.10% which is highest in the last five years. The names of awardees will be announced in one month's time.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday declared the results of Class XII at 10am in the morning. This year many students appeared for the board examinations for the first time.

Around 9 lakh students has registered for the examination where, 89% students across India have passed the examination held in March 2013.

For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Select a Field of Study
Select a Course
Select UPSC Exam
Select IBPS Exam
Select Entrance Exam

Thousands of Careerindia readers receive our evening newsletter.
Have you subscribed?

Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Careerindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Careerindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more