Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020-2021- National Means Cum Merit Scholarship is conducted specifically for class-VIII students of Jammu and Kashmir State, who have passed class-VII are eligible to apply for NMMS 2020-2021. Centrally Sponsored National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS), which is approximate of Rs 12000/- per annum per student (Total amount Rs 48000/- for four years to each selected candidates) from class 9th to 12th.
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020-2021
The main objective of this course is particularly to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out at Class VIII and to encourage them to continue their studies till Class XII. Applicants whose parental income is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum from all sources are eligible to apply for the Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020-2021. The Schedule for Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 is given below.
|Last date for submission of application form||Oct 2020|
|Date of State Level NMMSS Examination||Oct 2020|
|Declaration of Result||May 2021|
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 – 2021 Application Form
Candidates who have submitted duly filled application form attested by the Head of the Institution along with the requisite certificates (Qualification certificate, reserved category certificate, Income Ceritificate, if any) and application fee to prescribed address of examination conducting authority. Candidates can able to download it from the official website i.e. jkbose.ac.in. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure their eligibility.
This year, candidates were paid the amount of Rs 60/-(Rupees fifty only) as an application form charges.
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 – 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Aspirants can check the eligibility conditions from below. Candidates have to follow the following eligibility conditions which is provided by the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education.
- Candidate shall be studying in Government Schools, Government aided schools.
- Parental income should not exceed more than Rs 1,50,000/= per annum;
- Candidates have passed the 55% marks in Class-VII examination for General category and 5% relaxation in case of SC, ST, and other Reserved Categories.
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 – 2021 Examination Scheme
The examination is going to be conducted in two sessions. A candidate can check the information given below to know more about the exam pattern.
Mental Aptitude Test (MAT) – First Session
Candidates have to answer 90 question under 90 minutes in the Mental Aptitude Test (MAT). Questions paper is consist of multiple choice testing verbal and non-verbal metacognitive abilities like reasoning and critical thinking, The questions in the test may be on analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figures etc.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – Second session
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) with 90 question items of multiple choice covering subjects namely Science, Social Studies and mathematics as taught in classes VII and VIII.
|Type of Exam/ Duration||Marks||No. of Ques.|
|MAT – 90 min.||90||90|
|SAT – 90 min.||90||90|
Here we discuss the marking scheme of both MAT and SAT papers. For each correct answer candidates will be awarded with 1 mark in both MAT and SAT papers.
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 – 2021 Admit Card
Candidates shall collect the admit cards from the respective Branch/Sub-offices of the concerned Districts. Notice regarding admit card and sessions will be available on the official website, So candidates are advised to visit the website in a regular basis.
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 – 2021 Answer Key and Question Paper
The Question paper and Answer Key of NMMS exam will be published by the officials. Candidates can check the official answer key and estimate their total marks to be obtain in examination. Candidates can check the official answer key from the official website of Jammu and Kashmir NMMS or through the direct links that will be provided below.
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 – 2021 Cut Off
Candidates have to obtained the minimum cut off marks to qualify the NMMS exam. The last year cut off in aggregate taken together for these two tests MAT and SAT for general category is 40 % marks. For the SC/ST students, this cut off was 32% marks. For the new sessions we will be providing the cut off here on our page for the ease of the candidate.
Last Year Result: Click here to check the Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2019 – 2020 Result.
Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2020 – 2021 Selection Process
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:
- Mental Ability Test (MAT)
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
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, this cut off will be 32% marks.
At the time of selection for the award of scholarship, the student must have scored at least 55% mark or equivalent grade in Class VIII examination. There will be 5 % relaxation for SC/ST students.
Last Year Notification: Click here to download the Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2019 – 2020 Notification.
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