Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship for Minority Students 2022-23

Every year nearly 20000 (Twenty Thousand) scholarships will be distributed among the students who belong to minority communities all over India and it’s based on the state-wise population of these minority communities. State-wise population distribution of scholarships to the students who belong to minority communities.

The objective of the scholarship scheme is to provide financial assistance to poor students and meritorious students who belong to minority communities. The last date to apply for fresh and renewal applications online is 30th November 2023.

Merit-cum-Means Scholarship for Minorities

MCM Scholarship Scheme Details:

Department Name: Welfare Department of Minorities

Scholarship  Name: Merit-cum-Means Based Scholarship for Minority Students

Official Website:

Academic Year: 2022-23

Last Date: 30th November 2023

Helpline Number: 0120-6619540

Contact Email:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students who get admission to a college to pursue technical or professional courses on the basis of a competitive exam will be eligible for scholarships.
  • Students without facing any competitive exam will also be eligible for scholarships.
  • Should secure not less than 50% marks in the previous exam at higher secondary or graduation level.
  • A scholarship student under this scheme will not avail of another scholarship.
  • The annual income of the parents or guardians of the student should not be more than Rs.2.50 lakh.
  • 6. 30% (Thirty Percent) scholarship will be reserved for girls in case of the non-availability of girls candidates in that community the scholarship is transferable to the boy student in the same community.
  • No more than 2 (Two) students from the family.
  • Can avail of scholarship from not more than one source.

Also: Apply Post-Matric Scholarships for Minorities Online

Scholarship Amount:

Financial Assistance:

Rate for Hostler:

Day Scholar Rate:

Maintenance  Allowance (for ten months only) Rs.10,00/- Per Month Rs.5,00/- Per Month
Course Fee Rs.20,000/- Per Annum or Actual whichever is less Rs.20,000/- Per Annum or Actual whichever is less

How to Apply for MCM Scholarship Online?

The Merit cum Means-based scheme is implemented through the NSP portal. Eligible students must apply online at NSP’s official website at

Scholarship Renewal:

The scholarship award may be renewed during the following academic year of the course if the student produces a certificate indicating that he or she received 50 percent in the previous year’s examination.

Documents Needed:

  • Copy of scholarship application in the prescribed form separate for ‘fresh’ and for “renewal”
  • Passport-size photograph with signatures
  • Attested copy of documents such as diploma, degree, or any other
  • Income certificate by the self-employed parents or the guardians
  • Residence proof certificate

Last Date:

30th November 2023 is the last date to apply online

Important Links:

Visit Here to Apply for MCM Scholarship for Minorities Online
Visit Here for the Renewal of Scholarship Application
Visit Here for Complete Guidelines
Visit Here for MCM Scholarship FAQ
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One Response to “Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship for Minority Students 2022-23

  • I belongs to sc caste and im studying Btech 1st year .i have applied for MCM scholarship and i rejected may i know why….

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