229 students bag national scholarship in Ludhiana

229 students bag national scholarship in Ludhiana

A total of 229 students from government schools in the district have cleared the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) test conducted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 9

A total of 229 students from government schools in the district have cleared the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) test conducted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Of the 3,646 students who appeared for the test, as many as 229 made it to the list. A total of 145 students were from the general category while 57 are SC students and 23 belong to OBC.

A total of four specially-abled students cleared the test. As many as 12 students from the Government School, Basti Jodhewal, cleared the NMMS. Besides, 10 students from the Government School, PAU, cleared the test followed by nine students from the GSSS for Girls, Gill.

Sanjiv Thapar, Principal, Government School, PAU, congratulated the students who had cleared the test. He said: “It is a proud moment for the school that despite all odds, 10 students have cleared the test.” Devinder Singh Chhina, media researcher, also congratulated the students and teachers for the achievement.

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