UP NMMS 2023 notification has been released by the Uttar Pradesh Examination Regulatory Authority, Prayagraj on its official website, entdata.co.in.
Eligible students who are interested in can check details and submit the UP NMMS Online application with required information on or before the deadline.
Introduction: Are you a student in Uttar Pradesh with dreams of pursuing higher education but worried about the financial constraints?
UP NMMS 2023 (Uttar Pradesh National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship) could be your key to unlocking those dreams.
In this page, we will walk you through all you need to know about UP NMMS 2023, from its significance to the application process and tips for success.
The NMMS scholarship program, funded by the Government of India, aims to support meritorious students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
These scholarships serve as a stepping stone towards higher education by providing financial assistance for deserving students.
What is UP NMMS?
The UP National Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship (UP NMMS) is a scholarship scheme launched by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to provide financial assistance to meritorious students from economically weaker sections of society.
The scholarship is awarded to students of Class 8th who pass the NMMS examination with flying colors.
The Uttar Pradesh Examination Regulatory Authority, Prayagraj, is in charge of overseeing this NMMS scholarship scheme, which aims to provide financial support to deserving students based on merit and economic requirements.
|Name of the exam||UP NMMS Exam 2023|
|Title||UP NMMS Registration 2023|
|Subject||Uttar Pradesh NMMS 2023 notification|
|UP NMMS Exam Date||November 5, 2023|
UP NMMS Eligibility Criteria
Students who pass class 7 exam with at least 55 per cent aggregate marks in the 2022-23 academic year are eligible to apply for the UP NMMS scholarship.
Candidates from the reserved categories, including SC and ST, will receive a 5 per cent reduction in the minimum passing marks criteria.
However, those enrolled in Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Sainik School, government residential and private schools are ineligible to take part in the scholarship exam.
According to the Ministry of Education’s scholarship criteria, students applying must come from families with an annual income of not more than Rs 3.5 lakh.
UP NMMS Online Apply
- Go to UP NMMS official website at entdata.co.in.
- On the homepage, look for and click on the ‘Apply’ link
- As a new page opens, candidates need to register and proceed with the application form.
- Fill out the form as asked, and upload all the required documents (including photo and signature).
- Crosscheck all the details and then click on submit.
List of documents required to apply
- Two recent passport-size photographs.
- Caste certificate.
- Income certificate from the required authority.
- Class 7 report card.
- Disability status certificate from the concerned authority.
UP NMMS Scholarship Amount
The National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship test is conducted to offer eligible students a scholarship of Rs 12,000 all through Classes 9 to 12.
UP NMMS Exam Pattern
The UP NMMS exam is a two-hour long paper divided into two parts:
- Part I: Mental Ability Test (MAT) (90 minutes)
- Part II: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (90 minutes)
The MAT section consists of questions on reasoning, logical thinking, and problem-solving. The SAT section consists of questions on Mathematics and Science.
How to prepare for UP NMMS 2023?
To prepare for UP NMMS 2023, students should focus on the following topics:
- Mathematics: Number Systems, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Coordinate Geometry
- Science: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
- Reasoning: Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, and Verbal Reasoning
Students can also practice solving sample papers and previous year question papers to get a feel of the exam pattern and level of difficulty.
Tips for cracking UP NMMS 2023
Here are some tips for cracking UP NMMS 2023:
- Start your preparation early.
- Focus on understanding the concepts and not just memorizing formulas.
- Practice solving sample papers and previous year question papers.
- Time management is key, so learn how to manage your time effectively during the exam.
- Stay calm and focused on the day of the exam.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. Who is eligible for UP NMMS?
To be eligible for UP NMMS 2023, students must meet the following criteria:
- They must be Indian nationals and domiciled in Uttar Pradesh.
- They must have passed Class 7th from a recognized school in Uttar Pradesh with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST students).
- Their annual family income must be less than ₹3.5 lakhs.
2. What are the benefits of UP NMMS?
UP NMMS scholars receive a financial assistance of ₹12,000 per annum for four years, i.e., from Class 8th to Class 11th. The scholarship is awarded directly to the bank account of the scholar.
3. How to apply for UP NMMS 2023?
To apply for UP NMMS 2023, students must visit the official website of the Directorate of Secondary Education, Uttar Pradesh. The online application process will commence from August 23, 2023, and the last date to apply is September 18, 2023.
4. What is the UP NMMS scholarship all about?
UP NMMS 2023 is a government scholarship aimed at providing financial assistance to meritorious students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
UP NMMS is a great opportunity for meritorious students from economically weaker sections of society to pursue their education without any financial constraints. If you are eligible for UP NMMS 2023, be sure to apply and prepare well for the exam.