State Council of Educational Research and Training, SCERT has released the Odisha NMMS 2023 or NMMS Odisha 2023 Notification on its official website, ntse.scertodisha.nic.in.
Students who are eligible and wish to register for National Means cum Merit Scholarship can apply now on the official website.
Introduction: The National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) is a prestigious initiative by the Government of India aimed at providing financial assistance to meritorious students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
The NMMS scheme has gained significant importance in Odisha, where it acts as a beacon of hope for deserving students to overcome financial barriers and achieve academic excellence.
Education is the cornerstone of progress and development. However, many bright young minds in Odisha face obstacles in their pursuit of education due to financial constraints.
The NMMS scholarship program, initiated by the central government, has become a beacon of hope for these students, providing them with the means to transform their aspirations into reality.
The NMMS scholarship is a pioneering initiative that aims to ensure that no talented student is left behind due to financial limitations.
It identifies and nurtures young talents from economically weaker sections of society, empowering them to achieve academic excellence.
NMMS Odisha 2023
The NMMS is a national scholarship program that provides financial assistance to meritorious students from economically weaker sections of society. The NMMS Odisha 2023 is the state-level NMMS scholarship program for students in Odisha.
Odisha NMMS 2023
Odisha NMMS 2023 is being held for 3314 scholarships for Class 8 students. National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship, 2023-2024 shall be conducted in one stage only.
NMMS Odisha 2023 Admit Card will be available on October 10, 2023 onwards. The submission countersigned hard copies of application forms by the headmasters to the DEO must be done by September 8, 2023.
|Name of the Exam||Odisha NMMS Exam 2023|
|Title||Odisha NMMS 2023|
|Subject||Odisha NMMS Online Application 2023|
|Registration||05-08-2023 to 31-08-2023|
|Odisha NMMS Exam Date||05-11-2023|
|NMMS Registration Web Portal||https://ntse.scertodisha.nic.in/|
NMMS Odisha Eligibility Criteria 2023
The following are the eligibility criteria for NMMS Odisha 2023:
- The student must have passed the Class VII annual examination in 2022-2023 with at least 50% marks for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST/PH categories.
- The student must be studying in Class VIII in a government or government-aided school in Odisha.
- The student’s parental annual income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 3,50,000.
Students studying in Government Residential Schools like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and Residential Schools under ST and SC Development Department, KGBV etc. where all expenses are paid by Govt. are not eligible for scholarship under the Scheme.
NMMS Examination Fee
The candidates are not required to pay any examination fee. However, they shall have to bear their own expenses for coming and going to Examination Centre to appear the examination.
Odisha NMMS Application Process
The application process for the NMMS Odisha 2023 scholarship is online. The application form can be filled out at the official website of SCERT Odisha: https://ntse.scertodisha.nic.in/
- Go to the official website – ntse.scertodisha.nic.in
- On the homepage, click on the link “application for NMMSE 2023-24”
- Login and then enter all the details
- Pay fees if required and upload the documents asked
- Check the details and then submit
- Download the form and keep a copy
Odisha NMMS Exam Pattern 2023
The NMMS Odisha 2023 exam will be held on November 5, 2023. The exam will be a two-hour objective-type test consisting of 100 questions. The questions will be from the following subjects:
- Social Studies
a. Odisha NMMS MAT
Mental Ability Test (MAT) consisting of 90 multiple choice items with four choices on reasoning and critical thinking to be answered in 90 minutes. The questions may be on analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern, perception, hidden figures etc.
b. Odisha NMMS SAT
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) consisting of 90 multiple choice items with four choices from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, History, Geography, Political Science and Economics to be answered in 90 minutes.
Odisha NMMS Exam Syllabus
There is no syllabus for NMMS Examination. However, questions shall be asked on the basis of syllabi of Classes VII and VIII.
Odisha Scholarship Selection Procedure
The qualifying mark for General and SEBC is 40% in aggregate of both of the papers, i.e., MAT and SAT. For reserved category (SC, ST, PH), this qualifying mark is 32% in aggregate of both papers. The Merit List shall be prepared taking the total marks in both the papers secured by the candidate.
Odisha NMMS Scholarship Amount
The top 1000 students in the NMMS Odisha 2023 exam will be awarded scholarships. The scholarship amount will be Rs. 6000 per year for the duration of the student’s education up to Class XII.
NMMS Odisha FAQs 2023
What is the NMMS Odisha 2023?
The NMMS Odisha 2023 is a state-level scholarship program for meritorious students from economically weaker sections of society in Odisha.
What is the NMMS scholarship?
The NMMS scholarship is a national scholarship program that provides financial assistance to meritorious students from economically weaker sections of society.
When is the application process for the NMMS Odisha 2023 open?
The application process for the NMMS Odisha 2023 will open on August 5, 2023 and will close on August 31, 2023.
When is the NMMS Odisha 2023 exam?
The NMMS Odisha 2023 exam will be held on November 5, 2023.
How can I apply for NMMS Odisha 2023?
To apply, obtain the application form from your school, fill it out accurately, and submit it along with the required documents.
What is the eligibility criterion for the scholarship?
Eligible students should be residents of Odisha, studying in Class 8, and belonging to economically weaker sections. A minimum of 55% marks in Class 7 is also required.
What is the selection process for NMMS Odisha 2023?
The selection involves a state-level examination testing mental ability and a national-level examination evaluating academic proficiency.
How will the scholarship amount be disbursed?
The scholarship amount will be directly credited to the bank account of the beneficiary student.
What is the pass mark for the NMMS Odisha 2023 exam?
The pass mark for the NMMS Odisha 2023 exam is 40% for general category and 32% for SC/ST/PH categories.
What is the scholarship amount for the NMMS Odisha 2023?
The scholarship amount for the NMMS Odisha 2023 is Rs. 6000 per year for the duration of the student's education up to Class XII.
Can scholarship holders apply for renewal?
Yes, renewal is possible, provided the scholar maintains the required academic performance.
What are the benefits of NMMS Odisha 2023?
The scholarship offers financial assistance, recognition, and support for pursuing education without financial constraints.
The NMMS Odisha 2023 scholarship is a great opportunity for meritorious students from economically weaker sections of society to continue their education. If you are eligible for the scholarship, we encourage you to apply.