FOR PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
The objective of the CBSE merit scholarship scheme is to provide scholarships for professional education of medicine and engineering in the institutes participating in CBSE conducted All India Pre Medical/ All India Engineering Entrance Examinations, or Central Govt. controlled/ aided institutions. The scheme is aimed at providing financial assistance to the brilliant students to enable them to pursue higher studies. The scheme also aims to support the higher education of girls, who are the only children of their parents, so that they become professionally qualified and financially independent.
2. Award of scholarships:
The scholarships shall be awarded to students according to merit and without reference to the institution where they have studied or where they propose to prosecute their further studies nor will there be any allocation of scholarships to particular institutions. All girls awarded the scholarship will be called ‘Indira Gandhi Scholars’.
3. Eligibility criteria:
a. Candidates whose names are appearing in the merit list of CBSE AIPMT(Final) Examination and CBSE-AIEEE Examination shall only be considered for award of CBSE scholarship for pursuing a professional course.
b. All Girl candidates, who are otherwise eligible and are the only child in the family.
c. The scholarship shall be awarded to Indian National only.
d. A student in full time employment shall not be eligible for award of scholarship.
e. A Scholar under the scheme while availing scholarship can enjoy other concession(s) given by the institution in which he/she is studying/ other organization(s).
f. Candidates who have passed qualifying Examinations in the year 2005 onwards shall only be eligible for consideration under this Scheme.
4. Duration of scholarship and its renewal :
a. A Scholarship awarded shall be renewed on year-to-year basis till the completion... [continues]
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