Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2017 – 2018 – National Means Cum Merit for Class VIII

Application are invited on prescribed proforma from the class-VIII students of Jammu and Kashmir State, who have passed class-VII in the year -2016 in case of Kashmir Division and 2017 in case of Jammu Division, for a Centrally Sponsored National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS), which is an amount of Rs 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) per month (Rs 24000/- for four years) from class 9th to 12th.

Latest: First Stage National Talent Search (NTSE) Examination of Class-X and State Level National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Examination (NMMSS) for ClassVIII, which was scheduled to be held on 05 November, 2017 at various centre’s across the state is hereby postponed and shall be now held on 12th of November, 2017(Sunday) as per the scheduled time and venue mentioned in the already notified centre Notice.

Schedule for Jammu and Kashmir NMMS 2017 is given below.

Events Date
Last date for submission of application form 20 Sep 2017
Date of examination 05 Nov 2017 12 Nov 2017

Admit Card

The candidates shall collect the admit cards from the respective Branch/Sub-offices of the concerned Districts except for Jammu District. The candidates of Jammu district shall collect admit cards from CDR Wing- JD, J&K Bose Rehari Jammu. Notice regarding admit card and sessions are given below.

  • Jammu Division including Leh: Click here to get the details
  • Kargil Division: Click Here to know the details
  • Kashmir Division: Click Here to get the details

Application Form

The prescribed Application Forms are available at all the Sub/Branch offices of the State Board of School Education and Academic Division/CDR Wing of the Board at New Campus Bemina, Bye Pass, Srinagar/Rehari Colony, Jammu. The form can also be down loaded from JK Board website www.jkbose.co.in.

  • The application process is over now!!!

The application forms duly attested by the Head of the Institution and accompanied by the requisite certificates (Qualification certificate, reserved category certificate, if any) and Bank Draft favouring Liaison Officer, NMMSS of Rs 50/-(Rupees fifty only) payable at RCC, Srinagar. The application forms complete in all respects should be deposited by the concerned Head of Institution in the respective Sub/Branch Officers of JKBOSE by or before 20th September,2017.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Studying in Government Schools, Government aided schools.
  • Parental income should not exceed more than Rs 1,50,000/= per annum;
  • Having scored at least 55% marks in Class-VII examination of General category and 50% marks in case of SC, ST and other Reserve Categories.

Examination Scheme

Last year examination scheme is given below.

First Session

Mental Aptitude Test (MAT) and Language comprehensive test with 45 question items in each, total 90 Questions 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. of one mark each (90 marks).

Duration of Examination: 90 minutes

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. (90 Marks)

Duration of Examination: 90 minutes
State Quota allotted: – 1091 students
Reservation: -As per State norms.

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