NMMS Scholarship 2021

NMMS Scholarship 2021: Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam has published a notification of Centrally Sponsored “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS)” Scheme for the financial year 2021-22. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through National Scholarship Portal (www.scholarships.gov.in) or may apply by visiting (www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in). For more information candidates can visit their official website www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in. Here we try to cover all about the notification Latest NMMS Scholarship 2021. For more Upcoming Latest Assam Govt Jobs information please keep visiting our website www.theJob365.com regularly.

NMMS Scholarship 2021

The last date for submitting applications is 30-10-2021. NMMS Scholarship is awarded to the meritorious students studying as regular students in classes IX, X, XI and XII in government, government aided and local body schools and whose parental income does not exceed Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum.

 

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NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Overview

Name of Scholarship: National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme
Academic Session: 2021-2022
 
Nodal Agency: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), GOI
Exam Level: National Level
Class: Class VIII (8th Standard)
Apply Mode: Online
No of Scholarship for Assam: 2411
Date of Exam: December 2021 or January 2022 (Tentative)
Technical Help Line Number: 8929207668

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Reservation

Category……..%age of Reservation
 
SC……………………15%
ST……………………7.5%
PWD……………………..4%

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Value

The amount of scholarship will be Rs. 12000/- per annum @ Rs. 1000 per month.

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Eligibility Criteria

Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam has published a notification of Centrally Sponsored “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS)” Scheme for the financial year 2021-22 Eligibility Criteria are given below.
Class: Students of Class-VIII studying in Government, Local Body, and Govt. Aided are only eligible.
Marks: 
 => Minimum  of  55  %  marks  or  equivalent  grade  in  Class  VII  examination is  needed for appearing NMMS examination(5% less for SC/ST students)
=> The awardees should get minimum of 55% marks in Class IX and XI and 60% in Class X  for  continuance  of  scholarship (Relaxable  by  5%  for  SC/ST  candidates)  in  next  higher classes.
Family Income: Scholarships are awarded to the gifted or meritorious students whose parental income is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum.
Type of School: Students studying as regular students in class IX, X, XI and XII in a Government, Government-aided and local body schools for a maximum period of four years.

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Who can’t apply

Following category of students can’t apply for NMMS Scholarship
=> Students studying in private schools too appear in this scholarship exam; but they won’t be eligible for this scholarship.
=> The students studying in “Kendriya Vidyalaya’ and “Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas” are not entitled to get this scholarship.
=> Students studying in Residential Schools run by the State Government Institutions, where facilities like boarding, lodging and education are provided and students studying in private schools are also not eligible for the scholarship under this scheme.

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Selection Process

=> A written examination of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) will be held on 13th December 2020 for the selection of candidates under NMMS Scholarship Scheme.
=> The question paper will be in both Assamese & English medium only. The OMR sheet will be in English medium.
=> Previous 2 years’ question papers are available in the ‘Bidyarthi’ app at Google Play Store.
=> Children with disability will be given extra time, as applicable.
=> There are two papers: Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
Question…………. Paper Subject……………… …Total Marks
 
Paper-l…………Mental Ability Test (MAT)………..90 Marks
Paper-II…….Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)……..90 Marks
For selecting the students, the following conditions may apply:
=> The students must pass both the tests i.e. MAT and SAT with at least 40 % marks in aggregate taken together for these two tests. (For the SC/ST students, 32% marks)
=> The  student  must  have  scored  at  least  55%  mark  or  equivalent  grade  in  Class  VIII examination. (50% for SC/ST students).

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Exam Fee

UR/ OBC: Rs 200/-
SC/ ST: Rs 180/-
PWD: Rs 175/-
Payment Mode: Debit/Credit card, Internet Banking

How To Apply for NMMS Scholarship 2021?

The application process of National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) has been made ONLINE. Students have to download the ‘Bidyarthi’ app from the Play store of Android phone. Moreover, they can apply through Govt. of Assam official website www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in .
Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the scholarship by visiting Official NMMS Assam Scholarship Portal. Or candidates can follow the steps to apply for NMMS Assam Scholarship mentioned below.
=> Scroll down, go to Important Links section .
=> Click on the Online Apply Link and complete the registration process by clicking “Register Now”.
=> In the next stage, fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.
=> Submit the form.

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Documents to be Submitted

Candidates have to be submitted the following documents with the application form.
1. Scanned copy of Candidate’s Photograph.
2. Scanned copy of Candidate’s Signature.
3. Scanned copy of Candidate’s Caste certificate (Only for OBC, SC and ST candidates).
4. Scanned copy of Candidate’s Disability certificate (Disabled candidates).
5. Scanned copy of Declaration. Click here for Download Declaration

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Important Dates

Starting Date of Online Apply: 1st October 2021
Last Date of Online Apply: 30th October 2021
Date of Examination: December 2021 or January 2022 (Tentative)
Date of issue of E-admit Cards: To be updated later

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Important Links

Online Apply Link: Click Here
Official Notification: Click Here | Click Here
Declaration Form: Click Here
Official Website: www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in

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