Education in India
   Home / Entrance Exams / Educational Exams / National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam

NMMS Exam - National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam

Email


NMMS Exam 2014 - National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam acronym as NMMS Exam is sponsored by Central Government and is conducted by the local educational authority to award (The amount of scholarship is proposed to be Rs.6000 per annum @Rs.500 per month.) 1,00,000 scholarships (from class IX till class XII for a maximum period of four years) to the gifted or meritorious students whose parental income is not more than Rs.1,50,000 per annum from all sources.

Each State / UT shall have fixed quota of scholarship which are decided on the basis of enrolment of students in Class VII and VIII in the State/UT concerned and population of children of concerned age group of class VII and VIII.

The scheme would provide reservation to different categories of students as per the State / UT norms; as different States / UTs have their own norms of reservation.

However, the total number of scholarships to a particular State/UT may be restricted to the allocation made by the Central Government.

Important: Those State / UTs who are already conducting the examination for nominating the students for the national level (second stage) examination conducted by the NCERT. The same examination shall be used for selection of candidates for the award of Means-cum-Merit Scholarships in the State / UT.

 

NMMS Exam Eligibility  

These scholarships will be provided quarterly to the students studying as regular students in class IX in government, local body and government-aided schools. 

 

NMMS Exam Syllabus

NMMS Exam consists of questions from the topic given below:

  1. Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  2. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

 

NMMS Exam Pattern

Test  Topic No of Questions Time
Mental Ability Test
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Numerical series
  • Pattern perception
  • Hidden figures

Testing verbal and non-verbal meta-cognitive abilities like reasoning and critical thinking

90 90 Mins
Scholastic Aptitude Test
  • Science
  • Social studies and 
  • Mathematics

as taught in classes VII and VIII

90 90 Mins

Note: Children with disability will be given extra time, as applicable.

 

NMMS Exam Selection Process

  • The students must pass both the tests i.e. MAT and SAT with at lest 40% marks in each. For the reserved category this cut off will be 32% marks.
  • The parental income of the students should not more than Rs. 1.50 lakh per annum from all sources.
  • At the time of selection for the award of scholarship the candidate must have scored at least 55% marks or equivalent grade in Class VIII examination. There will be 5% relaxation for SC/ST.
  • The awardees should satisfy the eligibilities and the conditions mentioned in the scheme.

 

How to Apply for NMMS Exam?

Aspiring candidates can apply Online by visiting the website of State Education Institute website. For Chandigarh students it is http://www.siechd.nic.in/stse_nmms/NMMS.htm


NMMS Exam Dates

NMMS Exam is normally held in the month of November.

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam 2014

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Exam NMMS 2014 Important Dates

Date of Notification and Availability of Application Form

  • Jul, 2014

Last Date of Submission of Application Form

  • Aug, 2014

Date of Exam 

  • Nov, 2014
Other Educational Exams
B.Ed. Entrance - B.Ed. Entrance Exam

UGC NET - University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test

ARS NET - Agricultural Research Services / National Eligibility Test

KSET - Karnataka State Eligibility Test

CTET - Central Teacher Eligibility Test

AI SSEE - All India Sainik School Entrance Exam

NEST Junior - Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test Junior

PU M.Ed Entrance Exam - Panjab University Master of Education Entrance Exam

SIE D.El.Ed Entrance Exam - State Institute of Education Diploma in Elementary Education Entrance Exam

MSET - Maharashtra State Eligibility Test

HTET - Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test

PTET - Punjab Teacher Eligibility Test

UP B.Ed. JEE - Uttar Pradesh B.Ed Joint Entrance Exam

Jharkhand TET - Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test

RSET - Rajasthan State Eligibility Test

TNSET - Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test

PU M.Phil./Ph.D Entrance - Panjab University Master of Philosophy and Doctorate of Philosophy Entrance Exam

AP State DIET CET - Andhra Pradesh State DIET Common Entrance Test

NEST - National Entrance Screening Test

GIIS CV Raman Scholarship - Global Indian International School's CV Raman scholarships Exam

AWES WAT - Army Welfare Education Society Written Admission Test

Patna University BEET - Patna University Bachelor of Education Entrance Test

MTET - Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test

WBTET - West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test

CBSE Proficiency Test - CBSE Proficiency Test

NEST - Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test

AP TET - Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

ICMR JRF Entrance Exam - Indian Council of Medical Research Junior Research Fellowship Exam

HP University B.Ed Entran - Himachal Pradesh University B.Ed Entrance Exam

RIE CEE - Regional Institute of Education Common Entrance Exam

  Page updated on : 18-Jan-2014  | Total page views : 3095


About Us | Discliamer | Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Sitemap | Contact Us

All trade marks belong to the respective owners.
Copyrights © 2014 Target Informatics Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved.

Follow targetstudy on Twitter Findw targetstudy.com on Facebook