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A website called National Scholarship Exam is claiming scholarship of up to Rs 10 lakh to students. On opening the homepage of the website, a pop-up appears, stating that today is the last day to apply.
However, there is no mention of the eligibility criterion regarding scholarship on the website. It has just been told that an examination will be held. After which students will get scholarship of up to 10 lakh rupees. On the website, students are asked to register. After registration, when the student applies for the exam, Rs 250 is being deposited in the name of exam fee.
The official Twitter handle of the central government, PIB Fact Check, has tweeted this website 2 days ago and has called it fake. It has also clarified that this website has nothing to do with any central government ministry.
Claim: A website working under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs is claiming to reward students with scholarships of up to 1 lakh through the National Scholarship Examination.
#PIBFactCheck: This is website #Fake. MCA is not conducting National Scholarship Examination to offer any scholarship. pic.twitter.com/rzHjXGIrnx
– PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) 27 September 2020
False claim of government recognition
Earlier, this website named National Scholarship Exam was being claimed that it is a government recognized institution. So that more students apply. It was written in the bio that the organization is working under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Later, when the Central Government clarified that this website is not the government. After that, the name of the ministry was removed from the bio.