Delhi NMMS 2020-2021 – The National Means cum Merit Scholarship Examination (NMMS) is conducted every year by Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi. Delhi NMMS 2020-21 exam will be held on February 28, 2021 for the students studying in class VIII of Govt./Aided schools. It is a centrally sponsored scheme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Govt. of India. All the information like eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, etc is provided on this page. Candidates are advised to refer to this page for getting all the information.
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Delhi NMMS 2020 – 2021 – National Means Cum Merit for Class VIII
National Means – Cum- Merit Examination (NMMS)-2020-21 will be conducted on February 28, 2021 for the students presently studying in Class-VIII in Govt. / Govt Aided and Local Body Schools (NDMC) under the jurisdiction of Delhi. The selected students will be nominated to MHRD for disbursing scholarship.
Delhi State Level NMMS Important Dates are given below.
|School can register their eligible enrolled student||25 Jan – 13 Feb 2021|
|Roll no will be issued by SC Branch||18 Feb 2021|
|Schools will take print out of the admit card duly attested by|
|19 Feb 2021|
|Schools will issue the admit card to the students||26 Feb 2021|
|Date of Exam||28 Feb 2021|
Delhi NMMS 2020 – 2021 Application Form
Application Form for Delhi NMMS 2020 – 21 is released on the official website i.e. edudel.nic.in on Public circulars and Candidates are advised to refer the official website as well as this article for getting more information.
How to apply
- The School HoS will register the students on Directorate of Education website www.edudel.nic.in with their own school login ID and Password -> School Plant -> Scholarship -> School information entry form -> Application form
- School can register their eligible enrolled students from 25th January to 13th February 2021.
- Directorate of Education, Science Branch will generate Roll Numbers of the candidates and allot Centre of Examination by 18th February, 2021.
- Schools will take print from 19th February out of the admit card duly attested by HoS and issue to the students by 26th February, 2021.
Students who have secured 55% marks in class VII for the General category and 50% marks for the Reserved categories in the session 2020-21. The parental annual income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 1, 50,000/- for all categories of students during 2020-21 and they will provide Income certificate from Employer (Certified Pay slip) or their area Tehsildar.
The pattern of written examination will be as follows. The examination will comprise of two parts, namely
- Mental Ability Test (MAT)
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), This consists of 8 subject – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, History, Geography, Civics and Economics.
|Test Type||Marks||No. of Items||Duration (in minutes)|
Candidate will be able to download and fill the application from the official website. Candidate will be able to download with the help of link provided on the page here as well.
Answer Key of the exam will be released on the official website. Candidates can check or download the answer key for Delhi NMMS 2020-21 exam from the direct link which will be provided below. The feedback or any discrepancy regarding the answer key may be sent as per the schedule on the mail id provided by the officials.
Cut off will release after the declaration of the result. Candidates are advised to check here for knowing the cutoff. A direct link will be available here. Those candidates who will qualify the Delhi NMMS 2020 – 21 will able to get the benefit from the scheme. National Means – Cum- Merit Examination (NMMS) 2020-21 result is released on 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 and PH students, this cut off will be 32% marks.
Last Year Delhi NMMS Result: Click here to check Delhi NMMS 2019 Result.
Previous Year Question Papers and Answer Key
For getting reference purposes, the previous year answer key and question paper are available here:
Answer key 2018-19
- Click here to check the Answer Key of the NMMS Exam 2018-2019.
Answer key 2017-18
- Click Here to check the answer key.
Delhi NMMS Previous Year Papers
Each State/UT will conduct its own test for the 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.
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 each. For the reserved category, this cut off will be 32% marks.
- At the time of selection for the award of scholarship, the candidate must have scored at least 55% marks or equivalent grade in Class VIII examination. There will be 50% relaxation for SC/ST.
Notification: Click here to download the information brochure for Delhi NMMS 2020-21.
Official Website: edudel.nic.in
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