The National Means — cum- Merit Scholarship Examination (NMMS) is a centrally sponsored scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Govt. of India. The examination is conducted by the designated state educational research body usually in the month of November for the students studying in class VIII of Govt./Aided schools.
NMMS aims to encourage the educationally gifted but underprivileged students to complete their secondary and higher secondary level of education so as to reduce the dropout rate from schools after class 8.
Eligibility for NMMS Scholarship
The student studying in class VIII and must have secured 55% marks (for general category) or 50% marks (for reserve category i.e. SC/ST/PH) in class VII.
The annual income of the parents of the student appearing in the examination should not exceed Rs. 1,50,000/-( Rs one lac fifty thousand only) from all sources.
Amount of Scholarship: INR 12000 per annum for 4 years
Type of Examination
The examination consists of two papers
- Mental Ability Test (MAT)
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT):- This consists of 8 subjects — Physics,
Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, History, Geography, Civics, and Economics.
NMMS Previous Year Question Papers
You can download previous year question papers of NMMS examination of various states from the links given below… Previous year question papers are the best preparation tool for NMMS candidates. You can use other state question papers also for preparation, as the question papers are bilingual..
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