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NMMS 2021: National Means Cum Scholarship Examination notification for the 2021 session has revealed for most of the States. Students who are eligible for the NMMS Scholarship exam can apply for the NMMS Scholarship 2021 Scheme through the official website of MHRD.

To avail, the scholarship opportunity candidates will be selected on the basis of performance in the written exam. And the examination of NMMS Scholarship exam will be conducted on different dates by the State Government under the NCERT guidelines.

Complete details regarding the State Wise NMMS 2021 Form is covered in this article. Keep reading to get all the essential details regarding the application form, selection criteria, stipend and age criteria for NMMS Scheme are specified below.    

NMMS Scholarship 2021 Notification 

The NMMS Scholarship examination is organized for the VIII class students. Students who get selected through the NMMS Scholarship exam as per the NMMS 2021 Notification they will get a fixed amount of stipend so that they can continue their studies with the Government aided financial support scheme.

Students who are eligible for the NMMS Scholarship Scheme are required to complete the NMMS Scholarship Form 2021 within the due course of time.  

NMMS Scholarship Eligibility 

  • Students who are studying in 8th (VIIIth) class.
  • The eligibility criteria for NMMS Scholarship is also structured on the basis of aggregate percentage of marks as well on the basis of parents Income.
  • And the students who are eligible for the NMMS Online Application Registration as per the specified eligibility criteria, they can apply for the scheme through their respective school as well can fill the  NMMS Online Application Form individually.

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Educational Criteria 

Candidates who are interested in for the NMMS Scholarship form, they can only fill the application form if they come under the below-prescribed eligibility criteria. Students are requested to fill the application form very carefully, since filling up any wrong information could result in the cancellation of the application form.

CategoryMinimum Required Percentage Marks
General55% marks or equivalent Grade
SC/ST/ PWD50% marks or equivalent Grade

Income Level

  • Candidates whose parental/ Guardian per annum Income should be less than 1,50,000/-

Note-I – Students who are studying in “ Kendriya Vidyalayas” are not eligible to apply for NMMS Scholarship.

Note-II- Similarly, those students who are studying in Residential schools which are run by the State Government Institutions, where facilities like boarding, lodging, and education are provided are not eligible for the NMMS Scheme.

Note-III- Students studying in private schools are not eligible for the Scholarship as per this scheme criteria.

NMMS Scholarship Important Dates 

All the important NMMS Scholarship dates are mentioned below. Let’s have a quick look at the NMMS Scholarship upcoming events. NMMS Exam, as well as other relevant activities, will be carried out as per below provided tabular information.

Name of the ScholarshipNMMS
Exam LevelState Level
Application form Begin in August
Application form ends on August/ September 2021
Admit Card October
Exam Date November (On various dates)

NMMS Scholarship Online Registration 2021

Students who are eligible for the National Merit Cum Scholarship Scheme, they are required to fill the application form as per below-given steps.

Steps to fill the application NMMS Scholarship Application Form:

  • Visit the official website of MHRD
  • Download the application form
  • Fill all the required details and
  • Now handover, the duly filled application form to the School Principal

NOTE: If you are filling the application form individually, then you are required to submit it directly to the Liaison Officer.

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National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam 2021 Details: The candidates looking for the NMMS 2019 Scholarship Exam, they are advised to visit the complete details given below for accessing the detailed information of the National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam 2021.

Organization Name: National Council of Educational Research and Training

Examination Name: National Means cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) & National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)

Exam Level: All India Level

Official Website: ncert.nic.in/.

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National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam

Applicants who are applying for the NMMS 2021 Application they will be selected for the award of the Means-cum-Merit Scholarship based on State / UT examination on the basis of two phases of examination.

  • Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

NMMS Exam Syllabus 2021

The Syllabus of the NMMS Scholarship scheme is consists of Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Reasoning. The NMMS Scholarship Syllabus question will be verbal and nonverbal so that students meta-cognitive abilities could be judged.

Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Numerical Series
  • Pattern Perception
  • Hidden Figures
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics ( as taught in classes VII & VIII)

NMMS Exam Pattern 2021

Students who will appear for the NMMS Exam they will be given sets of paper. The duration of both the papers would be 90 minutes. Each question will carry (1) mark weightage.

PartsSectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Duration
Part-I Mental Ability Test (MAT)Mental Ability4590 Minutes
 Total                                       90
Part-II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)


35 90 Minutes
Social Studies35
Total                                        90

NMMS Scholarship Model Question Paper 2021

The NMMS centrally sponsored Scheme model question papers could be collected from the Official site of NCERT or from other sites as well. Practice from NMMS Exam Question Paper 2021 is very essential, since sample papers, previous year papers are only papers which will help you make you familiar with the exam pattern, the difficulty level of questions as well the with the trend of questions.

NMMS Scholarship Admit Card 2021

The Admit Card for the state wise NMMS Scholarship exam is published by the respective State Boards. Students who have applied for the scheme they can download the NMMS Exam Admit Card 2021 from the official website. And students are required to keep this admit card all through the examination, till the examination ends.

NMMS 2021 Selection Process

The students who have appeared the examination they will be selected on the basis of the  NMMS Cut off Marks 2021. They have to clear the NMMS 2021 Scholarship Exam to get the scholarship entitled benefits. The result of the scholarship exam will be released by the State Government Boards. The result announcement dates may be different for the states.

National Talent Search Examination 2021

Candidates who have applied for NTSE 2021 will be selected for award of scholarship through Stage­ I, selection will be done by States/ UTs through written examination and Stage II examination conducted by NCERT.

NMMS Answers Keys 2021

The NMMS will be published the answer keys on the official portal. Answers are very useful for those applicants who appeared in the examination. The NMMS Scholarship exam answer key is usually revealed within one month, if possible the exam conducting authority reveals the answer within one/ two weeks after the examination.

NMMS 2021 Cut off Marks

The cut off will be prepared on the basis of the examination result. Only those applicants are eligible for admission who clear the NMMS Cut Off 2021. The cut off will be available on the official site after the examination results out. In order to pass the NMMS Scholarship exam students are required to secure minimum 40% marks in each paper. For the reserved category candidates, this cut-off will be 32 % marks.

NMMS Scholarship Award & Recognition

  • Students who are finally selected on the basis of written exam they are awarded quarterly ( duration of months) stipend.
  • The amount of the stipend is directly transferred into the beneficiary account through State Bank of India.
  • The amount of stipend is credited to the beneficiary A/C from IX class onwards.
  • A student can avail maximum 6000/- per annum through this scheme whereas the minimum entitled limit is 500/- per annum.
  • A candidate would be given an NMMS Scholarship stipend for a maximum of four (4) years duration.

Note: The NMMS Scholarship 2021 Scheme Application Forms has not revealed yet, to get the details regarding the NMMS exam stay connected with this page.

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam 2021 Details: The candidates looking for the NMMS 2021 Scholarship Exam, they are advised to visit the complete details given below for accessing the detailed information of the National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam 2021.

Organization Name: National Council of Educational Research and Training

Examination Name: National Means cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) & National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)

Exam Level: All India Level

Official Website: ncert.nic.in/.

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