Odisha NMMS 2020-21 for Class VIII – The application form has been released for NMMS 2020-21 Admission. The examination shall be held on December 13, 2020. National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship, 2020-2021 shall be conducted in one stage only. The candidate can fill up the Online Application Form by logging on to the website. After filling up the Application form online, he/she is required to take the printout of the same and submit it to the concerned Headmasters. For more information regarding Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 for Class VIII, follow this page.
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Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 for Class VIII
Candidates can check Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 information from the official website. Candidate need to fill the form before the last in order to appear for National Means Cum Merit for Class VIII.
Schedule for Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 is given below.
|Online filling up of Application Forms||16 – 28 Oct 2020|
|Submission of countersigned hard copies of Application||31 Oct 2020|
|Validation of Application Forms by District Education Office||05 Nov 2020|
|The download of Admit Cards by the Candidates||01 – 13 Dec 2020|
|Date of Examination||13 Dec 2020|
|Objection in Answer Key||To be announced|
Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Application Form
The candidate can fill up the Online Application Form by logging www.scertodisha.nic.in. as per the schedule given above. After filling up of the Application Form online, he/she is required to take the printout of the same and submit it to the concerned Headmasters. The Headmaster will forward it to the concerned District Education Officer. The District Education Officer allots the Examination Centre, scrutinize and verify all the documents and put the auto-generated twelve-digit roll number and validate the Online Application Form.
Examination Fees: The candidates are not required to pay any examination fee. However, they shall have to bear their own expenses for coming and going to the Examination Centre to appear the examination.
Documents to be submitted
A candidate is required to submit the following document along with the Application Form.
- Caste Certificate, as applicable, for SC / ST / SEBC candidate issued by the concerned Tahasildar / Additional Tahasildar
- Disability Certificate for Physically Handicapped candidates issued by the concerned District Medical Board.
- Parental Income Certificate from the concerned Tahasildar / Additional Tahasildar
- Children of Annapurna / Ration Card/ Antordaya / Mo Kudia Yojana family can produce the supporting document. They need not produce an Income Certificate.
Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Eligibility Criteria
- The candidate must have secured at least 55% marks for General, SEBC and 50% for Reserved Category (SC, ST, PH) in Class VII Annual Examination or its equivalent
- He/she must be studying in Class VIII during the academic session, 2020-21 in Government / Government Aided / Local Body Schools of the state.
- His / her parental annual income from all sources should not be more than Rs.1,50,000.00 (Rupees One Lakh Fifty Thousand) only.
The students studying in Government Residential Schools like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and Residential Schools under ST and SC Development Department, KGBV etc. where all expenses paid are not eligible for the scholarship under the scheme.
Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Exam Pattern
The NMMS, 2020-2021 will comprise of two papers :
- Mental Ability Test (MAT)
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
|Test||Subjects||No of Questions|
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern, perception, hidden figures, etc.||90 multiple choice items|
|Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)||Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, History, Geography, Political Science and Economics||90 multiple choice items|
Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Admit Card
The admit card for NMMS examination will be available in online mode at ntse.scertodisha.nic.in. Candidates can get the Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Admit Card by entering their Application Number and Date of Birth. Candidates are advised to bring the printed admit card to the examination center on the day of the exam.
Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Cut Off
The Odisha NMMS 2020 cut off will be declared after the examination. The cut off will be accessible at the official website. 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, this cut off will be 32% marks.
Last Year Result: Click here to check the merit list for Odisha NMMS 2019.
Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Selection Procedure
The qualifying mark for General and SEBC is 40% in aggregate of both of the papers, i.e. MAT and SAT. For reserved category (SC, ST, PH), this qualifying mark is 32% in aggregate of both paper. The Merit List shall be prepared to take the total marks in both the papers secured by the candidate.
Odisha NMMS 2020 – 2021 Scholarship
Selected candidates will receive scholarship @ Rs. 1000.00 per month for four years i.e. from Class IX to Class XI subject to satisfactory academic progress and continuance in institutions of an eligible category.
- The awardees should get clear promotion from Class VIII to Class IX for being eligible for starting the scholarship.
- No scholarship at this stage is payable for studying Diploma / Certificate level Courses.
- For continuing the scholarship in Class X and XII the awardees should get clear promotion from Class IX to Class X and from Class XI to Class XII in the first attempt with 55% marks (relaxable by 5% for reserved category)
- The awardees must obtain a minimum of 60 percent marks in Class X (relaxable by 5% for reserved category) examination or equivalent examination for the continuation of the scholarship at the higher secondary stage.
Previous year Question Paper & Answer Key
The Answer Key & Paper for NMMS 2019 – 2020 will be published online by the official authorities. The answer key will be released as a pdf file and contains the answer to all the questions asked in the exam. The candidates can estimate their score through the answer key of NMMS.
Answer Key 2019:
- Click Here to download Odisha NMMS 2019 Answer Key.
Answer key 2018:
- Click here to check the Revised Official Answer key of Odisha NTSE/NMMS 2018- 2019.
- Click here to check the Official Answer key of Odisha NMMS 2018 – 2019.
Official Website: www.scertodisha.nic.in.
For getting more details about Odisha NMMS 2020-21 Admission – Download Admission Notice.
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