The Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship examination is conducted by the Maharashtra State Council of Examination (MSCE), Pune every year in the month of February. PUP is held for the students of class 5th whereas PSS is organized for the students of class 8th. Those who wish to appear for this exam need to submit their online application forms first.
Candidates can check complete details about the Maharashtra PUPPSS 2023 scholarship examination such as eligibility, application process, exam pattern, etc from this article.
PUPPSS 2023 Date
The official dates related to Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship examination 2023 are given in the table below.
|Availability of online application form||March 2023 (Tentative)|
|Last date to make submission of application||To be updated|
|Last date to submit the application form with late fee||To be updated|
|Last date to submit the application form with extreme late fee||To be updated|
|Last date to submit the application form with special late fee||To be updated|
|Issue of admit card||To be updated|
|Date of scholarship exam||To be updated|
|Release of provisional answer key||To be updated|
|Release of final answer key||To be updated|
|Result announcement||To be updated|
Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship Examination 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for appearing in the Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship examination 2023 are given below.
- Only the candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra can apply for the scholarship exam.
- For PUP, the age of the candidates should not be more than 11 years (15 years for PH candidates).
- For PUP, the age of the candidates should not be more than 14 years (18 years for PH candidates).
- The annual family income of the candidate from all sources should not exceed Rs 20,000/-.
- For PUP, the students of class 5th studying in a recognized school/ board are eligible to apply.
- For PSS, the students of class 8th studying in a recognized school/ board are eligible to apply.
Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship Examination 2023 Application Form
The application form for Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship examination 2023 will be made available through online mode. Candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria can obtain the application form from the official website https://www.mscepuppss.in/.
- To fill the application form, the candidates will be required to provide their personal and academic details.
- Choice for question paper language and for exam center should also be provided into the application form.
- After providing all the details into the application form, the candidates can submit it along with the prescribed application fee.
- Care should be taken to provide all the details correctly as incorrect applications are liable for rejection.
- The application form should be submitted on or before the prescribed last date as for late applications late fee will be charged from the candidates.
- Candidates are advised to take a hard copy of the filled application form in case of future reference.
Check out the application fee structure for the PUP/ PSS exam 2023 below:
|Particulars||For PUP||For PSS|
|Others||PH candidates||Others||PH candidates|
|Registration fee||Rs. 20/-||Rs. 20/-||Rs. 20/-||Rs. 20/-|
|Exam fee||Rs. 60/-||NIL||Rs. 60/-||NIL|
|Other fee||Rs. 80/-||Rs. 20/-||Rs. 80/-||Rs. 20/-|
|Late fee||Rs. 50/-||Rs. 50/-||Rs. 50/-||Rs. 50/-|
|Extreme late fee||Rs. 10/- per day||Rs. 10/- per day||Rs. 10/- per day||Rs. 10/- per day|
|Special late fee||Rs. 20/- per day||Rs. 20/- per day||Rs. 20/- per day||Rs. 20/- per day|
Maharashtra PUPPSS 2023 Exam Pattern
The basic Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship exam pattern 2023 overview is given below:
- Mode of exam: OMR based exam
- Number of papers: 2
- Duration of exam: 90 minutes (each paper)
- Medium of test: English/ Marathi/ Hindi/ Gujarati/ Telugu/ Kannada/ Urdu/ Sindhi
- Number of questions: 75 (each paper)
- Total marks: 150 (each paper)
- Type of questions: Objective type
- Marking scheme: 2 marks will be given for each right answer.
- Negative marking: There will be no negative marking wrong answer.
|Topics||No. of questions||Maximum marks|
|Topics||No. of questions||Maximum marks|
- The admit card for appearing in the Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship examination 2023 will be published on the official website.
- Candidates should take a printout of the admit card and carry it with them while reporting to the exam center.
- Only the candidates holding a valid admit card will be allowed to enter the exam hall and give the exam.
- The candidates should keep their admit card safe from damage or distortion as such admit cards will not be considered as valid.
- Details of the exam center, date and timing will be mentioned on the admit card of the students.
- The answer key for both PUP and PSS exam will be made available on the official website.
- Candidates can check the answer key of their exam and if they find any discrepancy, they can raise objection against the same.
- Any grievances against the answer key can be submitted to the authorities within 10 days of release of the answer key.
- Authorities will verify these objections and if error is found, they will correct them. Final answer key will be uploaded on the official website again.
Maharashtra PUP/ PSS Scholarship examination 2023 Result
- Result of the scholarship exam will be declared by the authorities through online mode and can be check from official website.
- Using their seat number, the candidates will be able to check their result.
- A merit list of the qualified students will be made on the basis of marks secured in the scholarship exam.
- Candidates will be selected for appropriate scholarships as per their merit in the exam.
The application form is expected to release in the month of March 2023 through online mode.
No admit card will be sent to the candidates through means of post, courier, etc and will only be available online.
Scholarship awarded to the candidates who do not meet the prescribed eligibility criteria will be taken back once the ineligibility is discovered.
No. Only the candidates of Maharashtra state can apply for the scholarship exam.
The application fee once submitted will not be refunded under many circumstances.
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