Bihar National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme 2020 – 2021 : Bihar National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme 2020 Examination for the class VIII is likely to be held on Nov 2020. State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT), Bihar conducts the Bihar National-Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Examination for the class VIII. The complete details of Bihar NMMS 2020 – 2021 for Class VIII such as application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, result etc. are given below.
Bihar NMMS 2020 – 2021 for Class VIII
Under this scheme, scholarship is awarded to State Government / Government of India granting scholarships / Recognized unaided minority schools / madarsas and culture Students enrolled in schools and studying duly studied students selected at the end of class VIII. The scholarship starts from class IX and would continue till class XII at the rate of Rs 6000/- per annum.
Schedule for the Bihar NMMS 2020 – 2021 is given below.
|Last date of submission of application form||Oct 2020|
|Availability of Online Admit Card||Nov 2020|
|Date of examination||Nov 2020|
|Objection against key is raised till||Dec 2020|
Notification for Bihar NMMS 2020-21 will be released on the official website. Candidate can download the Notification with the help of link provided below.
- Link to download the Bihar NMMS 2020-21 Notification will be available here.
- Click here to download the Bihar NMMS 2019-20 Notification.
Bihar NMMS 2019 – 2020 Application Form
Bihar NMMS 2019 -2020 Application Form will be available on the official website of SCERT, Bihar as per the schedule. Students will also able to download the application form of Bihar NMMS 2020 – 2021 through the direct link that will be available below as per official announcement.
Note: Candidate did not payed any Application Fee, as it was not availed by SCERT Bihar previous year.
The students shall have minimum of 55 % marks or equivalent grade in Class VII examination for appearing in selection test for award of scholarship (relax able by 5% for SC/ST students). The students should be studying as regular student in a Government, Government-aided and local body schools.
Note: 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 have to be attached with the form.
The pattern of Examination is as follows according to last year details:
- 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 carries one mark
As according to last year information-
|Test Type||Marks||No. of Items||Duration
|Duration for Disabled Category
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||90||90||90||120|
|Scholastic Test (SAT)||90||90||90||120|
|Test Type||Marks||Gen. Category||SC/ ST/ PwD|
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||90||36 (40%)||29 (32%)|
|Scholastic Test (SAT)||90||36 (40%)||29 (32%)|
Admit Card of Bihar NMMS 2020 – 2021 will be issued by the SCERT, Patna. Students can download the admit card from the official website at the scert. A direct link to download admit card for NMMS 2020 Exam will be activated here.
Cut Off will be released after the result have been declared successfully. We will be providing the cut off here on our page for the ease of the candidate.
Cut Off 2019: Click here to check Bihar NMMS 2020 list of Selected Candidates with total number of marks.
Previous Year Question Papers and Answer Key
Bihar NMMS 2019 – 2020 Answer Key
Bihar NMMS 2019 -2020 Answer key is released on the official website of Bihar SCERT. The answer key is updated in PDF format. Bihar SCERT also given the facility to raise objection against the answer key by sending email at [email protected] before the prescribed date. Candidates need to sent the valid proof to objection on this answer key. Candidates can check it from the official website or it can be checked through the direct link, which is given below.
Answer Key: Click here to check the Answer key of Bihar NMMS 2019 – 2020.
Bihar NMMS 2018 – 2019 Answer Key
Bihar NMMS 2018 -2019 Answer key has been released on the official website of SCERT, Patna. Answer key is updated on the official website. Candidates can check it from the official website or it can be checked through the direct link, which is given below.
Click here to check the Bihar NMMS 2018 -2019 Answer key.
Bihar NMMS 2017 – 2018 Answer Key
Bihar NMMS 2017 -2018 Answer key has been released on the official website of SCERT, Patna. Answer key has been updated on the official website. Candidates can check it from the official website or it can be checked through the direct link, which is given below.
Click Here to check Bihar NMMS 2017 – 2018 Final Answer Key.
Bihar NMMS 2016 – 2017 Answer Key
Bihar NMMS 2016 -2017 Answer key has been released on the official website of SCERT, Patna. Answer key can be checked through the direct link, which is given below.
Each State/UT will conduct its own test for selection of students for the award of the National 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)
Mental Ability Test may consist of 90 multiple-choice questions testing verbal and non-verbal meta-cognitive abilities like reasoning and critical thinking. The questions in the test may be on analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figure etc.
Scholastic Aptitude Test may consist of 90 multiple-choice questions covering subjects namely, science, social studies and mathematics as taught in classes VII and VIII.
Duration of the Test
Each test will be of 90 minutes duration. Children with disability will be given extra time, as applicable.
Official Website: biharscert.in
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