(PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP EXAM)
Pre Secondary Scholarship Examination Std 8th (PSS) is a state level scholarship exam conducted by Maharashtra State Council of Education (MSCE) in India to identify students having academic talent at secondary schooling and to encourage deserving students and provide them with financial support. These exams are conducted since the year 1954. These exams are held for students pursuing 7th Standard Class in Secondary or High Schools in Maharashtra. Earlier only few selected students from each school were able to appear for these tests but from the year 2008 any student from a Government recognized school is eligible to appear for the exam. The exams are conducted every year in the month of February or March and over 7 lakh (0.7 million) students appear for this exam. The exam can be given in both English and Marathi mediums.
ELIGIBILITY / EXAM PATTERN
Maharashtra State Council of Examination conducts Middle School Scholarship Examination with the following objectives
- To undertake talent search at the end of Pre- Secondary Schooling i.e. at the end of 7th Standard.
2. To nurture and encourage talented and deserving students by recognising and providing them financial support.
Regular students studying in government recognized schools in 7th standard and 8th standard are eligible for this scholarship.
Age limit:- 14 to 18 years (Category based),
General – 14 Years
Mode of Applications:- Application in prescribed format must be submitted to the concern Education Officer of the district or Education Officer of BMC Greater Mumbai.
For (General / non backward):-
Application form Fee – Rs.20/-
Examination Fee – Rs.60/-
Application form Fee:- Rs.20/-
Examination Fee – Nil
Late Fee: Rs.50/- per student (for open and BC category also)
Additional Late Fee: Government Resolution no S.C.H. 2005 /236/05/ SC-1 Dated 3/4/2006 Additional Late Fee will be charged as mentioned below.
* SC, ST, VJNT candidates are exempted from Examination fee. (Rs.60/-)
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