Maharashtra: Merit list of scholarship exam for class V, VIII declared

Of the 6.32 lakh students who appeared for the Maharashtra Scholarship Examination in August last year, 14.20 per cent have qualified from class V and VIII, out of which 24,986 will get scholarships.

The final result was released by the Maharashtra State Council of Examinations on Friday.

A total of 3,37,370 candidates from class V to class VIII and 2,10,338 candidates from class VIII appeared in the scholarship examination, of which 57,334 (16.99 per cent) and 23,962 (11.39 per cent) passed the examination. Out of these, 14,250 candidates of class V and 10,736 of class VIII will get scholarship as per the final merit list.

The interim results of the scholarship examination were declared on November 24 last year, but the final result was not declared even after a month. Later, a list was circulated on social media which was purportedly leaked from the website of the scholarship examination website, but this was not confirmed.