The National Means Cum- Merit scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) is a Central government-sponsored scheme. The is aiming to provide motivation to the meritorious students that are in the class students that are dropping out of the schools just because of the economic weakness of their family.
The scholarship amount of Rs. 12000/- per annum is provided so that they could continue their secondary education. The state boards are the actual conducting body of this scholarship examination.
The students studies in government or aided schools under Government of Kerala are eligible to apply. The students studies in residential schools or other adopted schools under state government are ineligible.