NMMS Exam 2023 for getting Scholarships under National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme

NMMS Exam 2023 will be conducted every year for 8th class studying students for getting Scholarships under National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme. NMMS Exam for National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship, NMMS means National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme.

This is a centrally Sponsored NMMS Scheme, it is proposed to award 1,00,000 scholarships to the gifted or meritorious students whose parental income is not more than Rs. 3,50,000/- per annum from all sources. This scholarship will be provided quarterly to the students studying as regular students in class IX in government, local body, and government-aided schools.

The scholarships will be paid from class IX till class XII for a maximum period of four years. In this connection Director of Government Examinations Board, Both States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State have issued the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMS) Examination Notification for Class VII on in the month of August 2016. Both Governments invite the applications from the eligible students for awarding of NMMS Scholarship.

NMMS Exam 2023 for getting Scholarships under National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme

NMMS Exam Details

Exam NameNMMS Exam 2023
Exam conducting AgencyDepartment of School Education & Literacy
TitleNMMS Exam 2023 for getting Scholarships under National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme
Exam LevelState Level
Full-FormNational Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) Exam
CategoryScholarships Exam
Model ApplicationOnline
Registration closing date for NMMS ExaminationSee on the your state official website
Closing Date for Beneficiaries31-10-2022
Official Websitehttps://scholarships.gov.in/
NMMS Exam Details

Under the NMMS scheme, the students studying VIII Class during the year 2021-22 and VII Class Pass out for the year 2022-23 are eligible to write the Examination. The scholarship will be awarded to the selected students from class IX and continues till class XII @ Rs.6000/- per annum.

The main objectives of the scheme are:

  • To award meritorious students who are studying in High Schools under Government/ Zilla Parishad/ Municipal /Private Aided Managements whose parental annual income is below Rs. 3,50,000/-.
  • To arrest dropouts at Class VIII and to encourage those students to continue their studies till class XII.
  • National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme Exam Notification Synoptically the method adopted by the Government to implement the scheme is as follows.
  • Scholarship: Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of performance in examination to be held in November from 10.00 A.M. to 1 .00 P.M. in all revenue divisions in the state.  
  • Reservation: State reservation norms will be implemented for the award of scholarships in each district (a caste certificate from Mandal Revenue Officer has to be submitted by the candidate as proof in Original).

Eligibility for National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship:

  • A candidate who scored at least 55% of marks in class VII examination and has been promoted to Class VIII for the academic session. In respect of SC/ST candidates, they should have secured at least 50% or equivalent grade i.e., B+ grade for all categories.
  • The candidate is studying in Government /Zilla Parishad/ Municipal/private aided High School is only eligible to write the examination.
  • Students, whose parental annual income is below Rs. 3,50,000/- from all sources is eligible to appear for the examination (an Income certificate from Mandal Revenue Officer has to be submitted as proof In original), In case of Government employee salary certificate will be enough as a proof of income issued by the employer.
  • The students studying VIII class in AP/ Telangana Residential High Schools, AP/ Telangana Social Welfare Residential Schools, AP/ Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential High Schools, Government Ashram High Schools and Kasturba Residential Schools, Model schools with the residential facility, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, Kendriya Vidyalayas and in Private unaided Schools are not eligible to appear for the Examinations.
  • The candidate has also to submit the original caste certificate (issued by the MRO) to the Headmaster.
  • Candidate has also to submit the Original VII class Pass Memo of Marks to the Headmaster.
  • The candidates of Aadhaar districts shall have to furnish Aadhaar Number compulsorily, otherwise, the application will be rejected. Examination Pattern: It comprises two parts, namely (i) Mental Ability Test (MAT) and (ii) Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) covering social sciences, sciences, and mathematics of classes VII & VIII. MAT &SAT will have 90 multiple choice questions each and each question will carry one mark. 30 minutes extra per each session will be provided for Physically disabled candidates.  

Examination fee:

  1. For General and Backward Caste Students- Rs.100/-
  2. For Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Students – Rs.50/-

The examination fee has to be remitted through Demand Draft in favour of “DIRECTOR OF GOVT. EXAMS., AP.,/TS HYDERABAD” in State Bank of India Or in State Bank of Hyderabad only. The Headmaster can collect the fee from all the students of his school (those who desire to appear) and obtain consolidated DD from the bank, but in such cases, a list of the candidates with caste and amount is to be enclosed along with the Nominal Rolls.  

Date of NMMS Examination: National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme(NMMS) examination to be held in November from 10.00 A.M. to 1 .00 P.M. in all revenue divisions in the state.   – scholarships.gov.in and ncert.nic.in.

NMMS Eligibility Criteria

NMMS ParticularNMMS Eligibility Criteria
Who can submit the NMMS application form?Class 8th Students
Minimum qualifying marks in class VII55% (50% for reserved categories)
Annual parental incomeLess than or equal to Rs. 3.5 lakh
Requirements for the continuation of the scholarshipAlong with selection, the student must have to score at least 55% mark (5% relaxation for reserved categories) in class 8 examination to get Scholarship in Class 9.
Student must pass Class 9 to get scholarship in Class 10He/she must secure 60% marks in Class 10 (5% relaxation for reserved categories) to get scholarship in Class 11.
Must pass Class 11 to get scholarship in Class 12.
Who are not eligible to apply?1. Students pursuing their studies in private schools.
2. Students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sainik schools.
3. Students studying in residential schools run by state government institutions with facilities like boarding, lodging and education.
NMMS Eligibility Criteria

State wise NMMS Application Form

StateWebsite link
NMMS Tamil Nadudge.tn.gov.in
NMMS Assammadhyamik.assam.gov.in
NMMS Punjabssapunjab.org
NMMS Gujaratsebexam.org
NMMS Maharashtramscepune.in
NMMS Dadra & Nagar Havelidnh.nic.in
NMMS Arunachal Pradeshapdhte.nic.in | http://education.arunachal.gov.in/
NMMS Jharkhandjac.jharkhand.gov.in
NMMS Mizoramscert.mizoram.gov.in
NMMS Nagalandscert.nagaland.gov.in
NMMS Puducherryschooledn.py.gov.in
NMMS Rajasthaneducation.rajasthan.gov.in
NMMS Manipurmanipur.gov.in
NMMS Andhra Pradeshbse.ap.gov.in
NMMS Karnatakasslc.karnataka.gov.in
NMMS Meghalayamegeducation.gov.in
NMMS Biharscert.bihar.gov.in
NMMS Uttar Pradeshhttp://www.examregulatoryauthorityup.in/Notice.aspx
NMMS Haryanascertharyana.gov.in
NMMS Jammu & Kashmirjkbose.nic.in
NMMS Himachal Pradeshhimachalservices.nic.in
NMMS Delhiedudel.nic.in
NMMS Daman & Diudaman.nic.in
NMMS Chandigarhsiechd.nic.in
NMMS Chhattisgarhscert.cg.gov.in
NMMS Keralascholarship.scert.kerala.gov.in
NMMS Sikkimsikkimhrdd.org
NMMS Madhya Pradesheducationportal.mp.gov.in
NMMS Telanganabse.telangana.gov.in
NMMS Uttarakhandscert.uk.gov.in
NMMS West Bengalscholarships.wbsed.gov.in
NMMS Tripurascertonline.tripura.gov.in
NMMS Goascert.goa.gov.in
NMMS Odishantse.scertodisha.nic.in
State wise NMMS Website links
AP NMMS Info
AP NMMS Exam 2023 Notification (National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship)
AP NMMS Online Application 2023, How to Submit at www.bse.ap.gov.in
DEO Instructions on AP NMMS Exam for Receiving Nominal Rolls, Application Forms
AP NMMS Exam Registration 2023, How to apply at bse.ap.gov.in
AP NMMS Exam Fee Payment Dates 2023 and check Schedule
AP NMMS Hall Ticket 2023 download for NMMS Scholarship exam from bse.ap.gov.in
AP NMMS Result 2023, how to download Merit List from bse.ap.gov.in
AP NMMS Beneficiaries Registration 2023 at NSP Portal for get a Scholarship for fresh & renewal
AP NMMS Latest Updates
TS NMMS Exam Info
Telangana NMMS Scheme Guidelines and TS NMMS Scholarship Scheme Norms (TS GO.106)
TS NMMS Exam 2023 under National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme
TS NMMS Exam Fee Dates 2023 for registration at bse.telangana.gov.in
TS NMMS Registration 2023 for getting NMMS Scholarships
TS NMMS Online Application 2023 and HM Instructions
TS NMMS Exam Fee Payment 2023, How to Pay at bse.telangana.gov.in
TS NMMS Exam Date 2023, Check details from here
TS NMMS Hall Ticket 2023 download for scholarship exam from bse.telangana.gov.in
TS NMMS Answer Key 2023, How to download from bse.telangana.gov.in
TS NMMS Result 2023 & Instructions on District wise final merit list of NMMS
TS NMMS Merit List Result 2023 & District wise Merit Lists download from bse telangana website
TS NMMS Beneficiaries Registration 2023 at NSP Portal for get a Scholarship for fresh & renewal
TS NMMS Exam Latest Updates
NMMS Scholarship Info
NMMS Scheme 2023, National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)
NMMS Scholarship 2023 under National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme
NMMS Exam 2023 for getting Scholarships under National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme
NSIGSE, NMMS Beneficiaries Registration 2023, Beneficiaries Fresh & Renewal Proposals Submission at NSP Portal
NMMS Exam Latest Updates 2023 (National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam 2023)
Haryana NMMS 2023, apply at bseh.org.in for getting scholarship
Gujarat NMMS Result 2023 for Class 8 on sebexam.org, Download merit list
Kerala NMMS Result 2023, how to check at nmmse.kerala.gov.in
NMMS Scholarship Latest Updates

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