NMMS 2019: Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) offers the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) annually to provide scholarships to students of economically weaker sections. Each state/UT government conducts its separate NMMS Exam in the month of November/ December. Eligible students can apply for NMMS 2019 through NSP till October 15, 2019. Students studying in class VIII & IX examination can apply for the NMMS scholarship.
Students studying in class VIII from any recognized board with parental income less than or equal to Rs. 1,50,000 could apply for the exam.
The objective of NMMS is to provide scholarships to students belonging to economically weaker sections of society so that they do not drop out of school.
MHRD issues guidelines which are to be followed by students to be eligible for NMMS and avail scholarship further as well. NMMS 2019 eligibility criteria is given below:
Students must be studying in class VIII and must have minimum 55% score (50% for reserved categories) in class VII.
Annual Income of the applicant’s parents must not be more than Rs. 1,50,000
In order to continue the scholarship, students must obtain 55% (50% for reserved categories) in class IX and XI and 60% (55% for reserved categories) in class X exam.
Students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya and Sainik Schools cannot apply for the scholarship.
Students studying in residential schools run by state government institutions with facilities like boarding, lodging and education cannot apply as well.
Students pursuing their studies in private schools cannot apply for NMMS 2019 exam as well.
Mode of Application : Offline
Mode of Payment : Other
NMMS 2019 application form is available on National Scholarship Portal. Students can download the application form pdf from the official website of state/UTs’ SCERT. The last date to submit the application form is October 15, 2019. Read below for some key points information on the application process of NMMS 2019:
NMMS Application form Link (State-wise)
To be well prepared for the NMMS Exam, it is important to follow strategies and try different methods to see which you feel comfortable with. You will be able to study with focus and concentration only when you are comfortable with your surroundings and study strategy. Here are a few nifty tips and tricks to help you with your preparation of NMMS Exam:
NMMS 2019 exam pattern is important for success in the NMMS exam. Exam pattern guides students about the standard of questions, number of questions, marking scheme, syllabus and much more. This helps students plan their studies according to weightage and time required for any particular topic. NMMS 2019 exam will have two sections, Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Abilities (SAT). For more details on these two particular topics, read below:
To succeed in a competition like the NMMS exam, students need to have an edge over the competition. To do that, they need to solve question papers and get familiar with the types of questions that will come in the NMMS 2019 exam. Students can also practice from previous year question papers to get a better idea about the question paper. Students can visit the link provided on this page to download free sample papers, previous year question papers and ebooks for NMMS 2019 free of cost.
The admit card will be released in October 2019 in the offline mode. Students whose applications will be accepted before the last date will be able to collect the NMMS 2019 admit card from their school/institution in which they are enrolled in.
NMMS admit card 2019 consists of information about the student’s name, centre details, the schedule for exam, roll number etc.
It was crucial to carry the admit card of NMMS 2019 in the exam hall as students were not be allowed to give the exam if they don't have their admit card.
After the exam ends, students had to submit their NMMS admit card to the invigilator, thus, they are advised to keep a photocopy of the admit card beforehand.
Some state/UT SCERTs release the NMMS 2019 answer key a few days after the exam. Students can access the answer key and calculate their tentative scores. They can access the available answer keys on the link provided on this page. To calculate their result using NMMS answer key, candidates need to download the answer key and analyse the correct answers. They need to mark all the right answers and add them together as each question weighs one mark. This will be done for both MAT and SAT sections. After this procedure is complete for both sections, candidates will be able to see their tentative NMMS 2019 result.
SCERT of all states/UTs will release the NMMS result between February-April 2020. NMMS 2019 result can be check in the online mode and students will have to enter their roll number and school code in the login window to access their result. Some states/UTs announce a final merit list which includes the names of students who qualified NMMS 2019. Steps to check the result are given below:
Step 1: Go to the official website of the state SCERTs
Step 2: Enter your roll number and school code as mentioned in your NMMS 2019 admit card.
Step 3: Click on submit.
Step 4: NMMS result will load on your screen.
Step 5: Download and save the result for future references.
NMMS result will consist of information like the applicant’s name, roll number, qualifying status, section-wise marks obtained against total marks etc.
State/UT SCERTs publishes the NMMS cutoff along with the result. NMMS cut off is released state-wise and carries the marks against which students will be granted NMMS scholarship. The cutoff of NMMS 2019 is released online in pdf format and students can check the state-wise NMMS cutoff using the link provided on this page. Steps to download NMMS cut off 2019 are given below:
Step 1: Click on the link provided on this page.
Step 2: A page will load. On the page, find the link titled ‘Check NMMS 2019 Cutoff here’. Click on it.
Step 3: Pdf of NMMS cutoff will load on your browser.
Step 4: Find the download button or a downward arrow and click on that.
Step 5: Save the cutoff for further uses.
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