Telangana Government Scholarship for School Students: Apply Now!

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Directorate of Government Examinations, Telangana has released an official notification offering scholarship for class X and class XII students. Interested and eligible candidates have to apply within one week.

Name of the scholarship

National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) 2017


Government of Telangana

Number of positions


Scholarship award

Rs. 500 per month

Telangana Government Scholarship for Students


  • The students in class VIII studying in government/ Local Body/Municipal/Aided Schools 
  • The candidates who got minimum 55% of marks for OC/BC candidates and 50% for SC/ST in VII Standard
  • The beneficiaries are selected on the basis of merit and as per the reservation norms followed by the state
  • The candidate's parental income should be below Rs. 1,50,000/- p.a.

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Selection process

Candidates must pass a written examination.

Exam pattern

  • Mental Ability Test (M.A.T) - 90 marks multiple choice questions.
  • Scholastic Ability Test (S.A.T) - 90 marks covering social science, science and mathematics of class VII & VIII. Each question carry one mark

How to apply for Telangana Government Merit Scholarship?

Telangana Government Merit Scholarship, follow the steps given here:

  • Log on to the Telangana official website 
  • On the left bottom, under the 'NTSE & NMMS' sections, choose NMMS -> NMMS Application
  • A log in form will appear on the screen along with the scholarship details
  • Read the instructions given carefully and fill the form
  • Pay the registration fees
  • Click to submit
  • Complete the registration process

Contact details

For any doubts, you could reach out to the following helpline:

Dr. R Surendar Reddy, Director
Phone Number : 9177002454, 9177002457

For Technical Queries
Phone Number : 9393797722
(Call between 10 am to 5pm)


The last date to apply for the scholarship is 4 October 2017

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