Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020: Maharashtra State Council of Examination (MSCE), Pune conducts a Pre Upper Primary (PUP) Scholarship examination and Pre Secondary Scholarship (PSS) examination in offline mode. It is a scholarship exam for class 5th (PUP) and class 8th (PSS) students. This exam was conducted to honor financial support to the backward class (SC/ ST/ Nomadic Tribes) of society. The answer key for the same has been released at the official site. Scroll down to check more information about answer key, eligibility criteria, application form, result, etc from this page.
Latest: Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship Interim Result for 5th and 8th class has been released. Click here to check the Result.
Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020
PUP and PSS exams are conducted in 8 languages. If any candidate wants to take admission in Government Vidyaniketan, Adivasi Government Vidyniketan, Vimukt caste, Nomadic Tribe Vidyaniketan, they have to mention this in the application form. Check the dates for Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 from the given table:
|Releasing of online application form||01 Oct 2020|
|Last date to fill online application form with late fee||31 Dec 2020|
|Exam date||16 Feb 2020|
|Releasing of interim answer key||09 Mar 2020|
|Releasing of Final answer key||29 Jun 2020|
|Declaration of Interim Result||Declared!|
Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 Result
The result of the scholarship entrance exam is announced on the official website of the exam. MSCE is responsible for the declaration of PUPPSS 2020 result. Class 5 and class 8 candidates who appear for the test can check the result by providing their seat number in the login portal. Schools can also check the result using UDISE code and password. PUPPSS result is prepared purely on the basis of students’ scores in the written exam. After about 1 month of the result declaration, MSCE publishes a quality list (merit list) on the exam website.
Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 Answer Key Notice
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Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 Answer Key
MSCE has published the PUPPSS Scholarship answer key on the official website. Answer key is issued to candidates in pdf format. Class 5th and class 8th answer keys are released separately. Candidates need to go on the official website and download the answer key. If any candidates will not satisfy with the preliminary answer key then he can raise an objection. Candidates can raise an objection within 10 days after the release of the answer key. After that, officials verify the raised objection and publish the final answer key before the declaration of result.
Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates willing to avail the benefits of the scholarship must meet the eligibility criteria for the exam. Check the same from the points below.
- Citizenship: Only Maharashtra domicile holders are eligible to appear for Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020.
- Educational Requirements: The candidate must be studying in class 5 (for PUP) and class 8 (for PSS) in any government, aided, non-aided, granted or non-granted school of Maharashtra.
- Income Criteria: The annual family income of the candidate must be Rs 20,000 or lesser.
- Upper Age Limit: Check from the table below.
|PUP||15 years||11 years|
|PSS||18 years||14 years|
Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 Online Application Form
MSCE releases the application form for the scholarship exam on the official website. Interest candidates who are willing to appear for this exam can fill the application form from the official website. To fill the application form, candidates have to go on the official website and click on the application form link. Then, candidates have to enter all the asked information and also, they have to upload the photograph and scanned signature in the application form. After uploading the images, candidates have to pay the application form via online mode to complete the registration process.
Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 Exam Pattern
Candidates who are appearing for the Maharashtra PUP and PSS examination must be familiar with the exam pattern. Check the Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 exam pattern from below:
- Mode of exam: Offline mode
- Language of exam: Marathi/ English/ Hindi/ Gujarati/ Telugu/ Kannada/ Urdu/ Sindhi
- Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
- Number of questions: 75
- Number of paper: 2
- Duration of exam: 90 minutes for each paper
- Marks/ questions: 2 marks
- Negative marking: 0 marks for an incorrect answer
|Subject||Number of questions||Number of marks|
|Subject||Number of questions||Number of marks|
Maharashtra PUPPSS Scholarship 2020 Admit Card
MSCE releases the admit card for PUPPSS scholarship examination on the official website. Candidates can download the answer key from the school login. To login on the official website, candidates have to provide school UDISE code and password. After that, candidates can download the hall ticket. Details like candidate’s name, father’s name, exam centre address, date and timing of exam, exam day instructions etc are mentioned on the admit card. Candidates have to carry the hall ticket at the exam centre along with the necessary documents.
Maharashtra State Council of Examination
MSCE (Maharashtra State Council of Examination) is a state-level organization responsible for conduct of scholarship examinations in the state of Maharashtra. The Council is situated in Pune. These scholarship exams are undertaken in order to assist economically weaker students financially. MSCE conducts the exam in the month of February and March every year. The scholarships are awarded to the meritorious candidates based on their exam scores and merit.
Official Website: puppss.mscescholarshipexam.in
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