What is NMMS?
The nmms exam is a scholarship exam to be given by a standard 8 student.Scholarship assistance is given by the Government to those who pass this examination.
> Overview Registration Form Sample Papers Results Admit Card ScholarshipsGet Free ScholarshipHome > Olympiad > National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme [NMMS]Updated on – Feb 15th, 2021 | 12:19 PM by Keerthana RNMMS Examination is the scholarship exam sponsored by the Central government for class 10 students to provide the students with financial support for their higher education.
The scheme was first launched in May 2008 for students of economically backward classes who are exceptionally good at studies. The full form of NMMS is National Merit-cum-Means Scholarship.Latest Updates12th February 2021, The new date for NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020-21 has been postponed to February 28, 2021. Check NotificationNewTable of ContentsWhat is NMMS?NMMS Important DatesNMMS Eligibility CriteriaNMMS RegistrationNMMS SyllabusNMMS Sample PapersNMMS Admit CardNMMS Answer KeyNMMS Results 2021What is NMMS?National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) is a scholarship programme designed by the central government to support students financially in their secondary level education (9th, 10th, 11th, 12th). The NMMS Scholarship exam application forms are generally opened in July, and the deadline falls in December.
The total amount of NMMS scholarship is INR 12,000; the amount will be deposited as INR 1000 per month. The NMMS scholarship is awarded to qualified students every year to continue their studies at any state government school. Few Highlights of NMMS exam are given below in the table.NMMS Exam HighlightsExam nameNMMSFull-Form of NMMSNational Means-cum-Merit Scholarship SchemeNMMS objectiveTo decrease students’ dropout rate in classes 8 & 9 and encourage them to continue their studies to improve India’s overall literacy rate.Conducting bodyDepartment of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
Examination levelNational LevelAwardINR 12,000 per annumApplication modeOnlineApplication processThrough the official government portal NSPNMMS Important DatesStudents must take care of all the important dates related to the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) examination to be aware of the examination. Given below are the important dates to be remembered for the NMMS exam.NMMS Exam DatesParticularsDatesAvailability of application form31st October 2020Last date of submission of application form31st December 2020Application defective verification last date15th January 2021Institute verification last date15th January 2021Admit card release dateA week before the exam dateExam date (may vary for some state)21st January 2021 Declaration of resultAnnounced soonNMMS Eligibility CriteriaThe central government specially designed NMMS exam to provide financial support to the students of class 8.
The central government has also created some conditions and eligibility criteria for students to apply for the NMMS exam. The eligibility criteria for NMMS are given below.NMMS was designed for the students studying in 8th standard. Thus, the participant must be studying in 8th class.Participants must have scored a minimum of 55% marks in their 7th standard examination.Participants must belong to the government, local body, or government-aided schools.The annual income of the participant family must be below INR 1.5 lakhs.Who is not Eligible to Apply for NMMS Exam?Students studying in Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sainik schools, and Kendriya VidyalayaStudents from private schools.Students pursuing their studies in the residential schools run by the state government with facilities like lodging and boarding.
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