NMMS – National Merit cum Means Scholarship

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With an objective to financially support the meritorious students of economically weaker sections of the society a Centrally sponsored scholarship scheme NMMS (National Merit Cum Means Scholarship) is implemented by the Department of School Education & Literacy under the Ministry of Human Resource Development,

It aims to encourages disadvantaged students to continue their studies at the secondary level by offering a scholarship amount of INR 12,000 per annum @ Rs. 1000 per month. Under this scheme, 100,000 scholarships are awarded to the gifted or meritorious students whose parental income is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum from all sources.

This Scholarship is announced Every year in the Month of August and Last date to apply will be October, It may vary sometimes, for the academic year 2020 – 21, the last date to apply for NMMS is 15th November 2021 to Apply Online CLICK HERE

ELIGIBILITY

To appear for NMMS test the students shall have minimum of 55 % marks or equivalent grade in Class VII examination (Relax-able of 5% for SC / ST Students) and he should be studying as regular student in a Government or Aided or local body school

For the students studying as regular students in class IX in a Government, Government-aided and local body schools the Scholarship which will be renewed on regular basis for classes X, XI and XII, it will be awarded for a Maximum period of 4 years, To get NMMS Scholarship in higher secondary school to be continued, the students must score at least 60% marks in class 10 board exam,

NOTE :

The students who are studying in NVS, KVS, Sainik schools and private (Unaided) schools are not eligible to apply for NMMS

No scholarship shall be available for studies abroad for any course

No claim for scholarship arrears will be entertained after the expiry of 12 months of the academic session

In case any awardee leaves the course of study within one month of joining or Admission in School then no scholarship shall be paid 

No scholarship at Higher Education level will be given for students studying diploma/certificate level courses after 10th std

SELECTION PROCEDURE

For the Selection of Students to award Scholarship under NMMS a separate Examination will be conduced by states and Union territories to select the Meritorious students that contains 2 papers (MAT & SAT)

EXAM PATTERN

The State Level Examination may consist of two papers : Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Mental Ability Test

It consist of 90 multiple choice questions which test the  verbal and non verbal meta cognitive abilities like reasoning and critical thinking. The questions in the test are based on topics like  analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figure and other

Scholastic Aptitude Test

It consists of 90 multiple choice questions from Subjects like science, social studies and mathematics which the students have learned in 7th and 8th Standard

DURATION OF EXAM 

The Duration of exam is 90 minutes for Each paper and Students with disabilities will be given extra time as applicable 

DECLARATION OF RESULTS

To Qualify for Selection to NMMS the students must pass both the tests MAT and SAT with at least 40 % marks in aggregate taken in both the tests. The SC/ST students must get pass with aggregate of 32% in both the subjects

At the time of selection for the award of scholarship the student must have scored at least 55% mark in Class VIII examination, 5 % relaxation for SC/ST students is allowed

The selected students should fulfill all the criteria specified in the Scholarship Scheme

PROCEDURE TO APPLY 

The students who are eligible s for NMMS scheme can apply online through the National Scholarship Portal. The students need to register first on the portal filling all the details and then continue with the application process after logging in to the user dashboard using the User Name and Password

DISBURSEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIP

A student can get only one Scholarship under any scheme

The awardees should have bank account preferably in SBI, or any public sector bank or any scheduled bank which has core banking facility

The awardees should get minimum of 55% marks in Class IX and XI and 60% in Class X for continuance of scholarship (relaxable by 5% for SC/ST candidates) in next higher classes.

The scholarship amount of Rs 12,000 @ Rs 1000 per month is paid to awardees at a time (One Payment)

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Guidelines CLICK HERE
Frequently Asked Questions  CLICK HERE
How to Apply CLICK HERE
User Manual CLICK HERE
NMMS Samveda – E – Classes 2021

DSERT, Karnataka to conduct NMMS SAMVEDA E – CLASS on 9th and 10th January 2021 to help students get prepare for the NMMS Examination that is scheduled to be held on 25th January 2021, For more details CLICK HERE

STUDY MATERIALS BY DSERT

SPARDAKALI 2019
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT (Sciene) CLICK HERE
SAT (Maths) CLICK HERE
SAT (Social) CLICK HERE
SPARDAKALI 2018
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
SPARDAKALI 2017
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
SPARDAKALI 2015
Physics CLICK HERE
Chemistry CLICK HERE
Biology CLICK HERE
History CLICK HERE
Geography and Civics CLICK HERE
Sociology CLICK HERE
Political Science CLICK HERE
Arithmetic CLICK HERE
Algebra CLICK HERE
Geometry CLICK HERE
GMAT 1 CLICK HERE
GMAT 2 CLICK HERE
GMAT 3 CLICK HERE
GMAT 4 CLICK HERE
GMAT 5 CLICK HERE
GMAT 6 CLICK HERE
GMAT 7 CLICK HERE
GMAT 8 CLICK HERE
GMAT 9 CLICK HERE
HANDBOOK 2013
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
HANBOOK 2010
GMAT & SAT CLICK HERE

QUESTION PAPERS & KEY ANSWERS

2019
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS GMAT / SAT
2018
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE
2017
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE
2016
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE
2015
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE
2014
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE
2013
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE
2012
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE
2011
GMAT CLICK HERE
SAT CLICK HERE
KEY ANSWERS CLICK HERE

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