NMMS 2016 Application Form, National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme 2016-17

NMMS 2016 Application Form, National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme 2016-17

NMMS 2016 Application Form, National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme 2016-17 – The Application Form of National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) 2016 is available now. Candidates can download the NMMS 2016 Application Form
Online and fill before last date. For the students studying in
Government, Local Body and Government Aided Schools in UT CHANDIGARH in
Class VIII can apply for NMMS 2016 Application Form
with Parental Income not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum. The
Centrally Sponsored Scheme “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme
(NMMSS)” was launched in May, 2008.

NMMS 2016 Eligibility 

  • Must have scored 55% and above marks in Class VII examination (in
    the academic session 2014-15) and has been promoted to class VIII (in
    the academic session 2015-16). 5% relaxation in marks for reserved
  • Studying in Government, Local body and Private aided Schools only.
  • Parental income from all sources should not exceed than Rs. 1, 50,000/- per annum
  • Parental Income Certificate issued by Govt. Employer in case if the
    parents are Govt. Employees and affidavit attested from
    Magistrate/Notary in case the parents are in any private service / job
    has to be attached with the form.

 NMMS 2016 Selection Process

There will be one stage selection process for award of scholarship.
The selection will be done by State Council of Educational Research and
Training, Chandigarh through a written examination on the pattern of
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) held by National Council of
Educational Research and Training (NCERT). For the NMMS, there will be
no second stage examination.

Each State / UT will conduct its own test for selection of students
for the award of the Means-cum-Merit Scholarship. The State Level
Examination may consist of the following two tests.

(i)  Mental Ability Test (MAT)

(ii)Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Each test will be of 90 minutes duration. Children with disability will be given extra time, as applicable.

NMMS 2016 Merit List

The minimum qualifying marks will be 40% for general category and 32%
for reserved category students to be eligible for award of scholarship.

Scholarship Rs. 6000/- per annum

The awardee will receive a sum of Rs. 6000/- per annum . Selected
students should open a joint account with their parents in any SBI(State
Bank of India) / Nationalized Banks with core banking facility/ESC
facility. The Ministry for Human Resource Development, New Delhi will
sanction the scholarships and adjust to such list to the SBI, New Delhi
for disbursement of scholarships to the awardees. The candidate will get
the scholarship amount through SBI.

Eligibility to NMMS 2015-16

Nearly one lakh students will be selected throughout India. Out of
this 4087 scholarships are being allotted to residuary Andhra Pradesh
and these distributed among 13 districts. The NMMS examination is
conducted every year in the month of November for the students who are
studying at present in VIII class in Government/ Local
Body/Municipal/Aided Schools are eligible for this examination. The
students who got minimum 55% of marks for OC/BC candidates and 50% for
SC/ST in VII Standard can apply for the NMMS .


As per the State Norms including 3% reservation for P.H candidates.
For S.C 15%; S.T 6%; B.C-A 7%; B.C-B 10%; B.C-C 1%; B.C-D 7%, regarding
BC-E implementation in NMMS Examination will be considered after receipt
of clarification from the government.

Pattern of Examination

  • Mental Ability Test (M.A.T) – 90 marks (multiple choice questions)
  • Scholastic Ability Test (S.A.T) – 90 marks covering social science, science and mathematics of class VII & VIII.
    Each question carry one mark

Qualifying Percentage in Exam

The percentage of qualifying is 40% to the general candidates, for BC
35%. In the case of SC/ST/PH the qualifying percentage is 25%.

Examination Fee

The examination fee is as per the Govt vide G.O Rt No.713 dated
25/09/2008, permitted the Director of Government Examinations to collect
Rs.100/- for OC/BC and Rs. 50/- from S.C/S.T towards examination fee.

* DOWNLOAD – National Means Cum Merit Scholar Scheme Examination (NMMS)- Notification




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