NEC Scholarship – Eligibility, Onlne Application, Last Date 2022

NEC Scholarship: The North Eastern Council (NEC) has announced scholarship online registration process to complete higher education of students from North Eastern Region. NEC Merit Scholarship to the students of the North East (NE) Region undergoing studies in different disciplines at different levels in Institutions inside as well as outside the North-East but within the country as specified hereinafter.

NEC Merit Scholarship Scheme

 Name of ScholarshipNEC scholarship
Launched ByNorth Eastern Council (NEC)
Registration ProcessOnline
Application StatusClosed
Last DateNot Released
ObjectiveTo provide scholarship
Scholarship Amount:Rs 20,000 – Rs 30,000
BenefitsFinancial assistance
EligibilityWho enroll in diploma, degree, post graduate, MPhil or PhD program
CategoryState Scholarship
StateAssam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura


1. The scholarship is open only to a student who is a permanent resident of any of the
North Eastern States.
2. For candidates belonging to Academic Year 2020-21 and onwards, the scholarship
under this scheme shall be disbursed only through National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
However, the students, who already have been receiving scholarship before these rules
coming into force, shall continue to receive their scholarships as per the prevailing procedure
till end of their scholarships tenure.
3. Once selected, the scholarship shall be available to a selected student for the
prescribed duration of a course subject to fulfillment of renewal conditions, as specified
under Para 6 of these rules. Extension of scholarship beyond the prescribed period of study
will not be entertained.
Note 1:- [Student enrolled in integrated course will be entitled to receive the
scholarship for the full duration of the course as per the admissible rates at para
Note 2: – [The scholarship for M.Phil. will be available for 2 years and for Ph.D
scholarship shall be for 3 years.]
4. At the time of availing the scholarship, the student must not be in receipt of any other
scholarship/financial assistance from any other source. A sponsored candidate under full
employment during the period of study or working/in-service candidates shall not be eligible
to receive the scholarship.
5. A student shall only be considered for scholarship in the year of commencement of
his/her course. For subsequent year of course, only renewal will be allowed.
6. Scholarship shall be admissible to students who get admission in Diploma, Degree,
Post-graduate or registration in M.Phil. / Ph.D courses of any institute recognized by the
Government. The grant of scholarship for M.Phil and Ph.D would be after the registration of
the students with the University. The Scholarship will not be available for internship or any
practical training.
7. The scholarship shall be admissible to the students whose parent / guardian’s annual
income from all sources shall not exceed Rs 8.0 lakh. The income certificate issued by the
competent authority shall be furnished by the candidate.
8. The student must fulfill the following eligibility criteria in the previous qualifying
examination for consideration of scholarship:

LevelQualifying examination
DiplomaHSLC/HSSLC/Secondary School Leaving /Senior Secondary Leaving
certificate examination from a recognised State/Central board with
minimum 60% marks in aggregate.
DegreeHSSLC/Senior Secondary Leaving certificate examination from a
recognised State/Central board with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.
Post GraduateDegree level examination in any discipline (BA/BSc/BE/B
Tech/MBBS/LLB/BCA/BBA etc. of any recognized Institute/ University
with minimum 60% marks in aggregate
M.Phil./Ph.DPG degree from any recognized University with minimum 60%
marks in aggregate

NEC Scholarship Amount:

Courses Of studyScholarship amount
Diploma CoursesRs 20,000 Per Year
Degree CoursesRs 22,000 Per Year
Post graduate CoursesRs 25,000 Per Year
M.Phil & Ph.D CoursesRs 30,000 Per Year
NEC Scholarship 2022Dates
NEC Scholarship Application last dateClosed on 15-04-2022
Defective verification dateClosed on 22-04-2022
Institute verification dateClosed on 22-04-2022
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