Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), Ranchi will conduct the National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme Examination 2018–19 for class VIII students at various centres in Jharkhand. Application form for Jharkhand NMMS 2018-19 has been released. Eligible candidates can download the application form through the official website or through the direct link provided on this page. Jharkhand NMMS application form, admit card, exam date, result date and other information can be checked from this page.

Jharkhand NMMS 2018 – 19

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. Candidates can check the information on this page for a clear understanding of the procedure to apply for this course, its results and other important information. The Schedule for the Jharkhand NMMS 2018-19 is given below.

Events Dates
Last date of submission of application form to be announced
Date of examination 21 Apr 2018
Result to be announced

Application Form

Application forms can be downloaded from the official website of Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi (www.jac.nic.in). Candidates should be very careful while filling the application forms because no excuses about errors and corrections in the Application Forms will not be entertained later at any cost.

The completed application forms in all respect should be submitted to the school along with the prescribed fee to the office on or before the last date. The forms received after the last date shall not be accepted/entertained at any cost. Students belongs to SC/ST, OBC are requested to submit their caste certificate (Attested Copy) along with application form.

Exam Fee

  • General students: Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ST students: Rs. 50/-

Application Form: Click here to download Jharkhand NMMS 2018 – 19 for Class VIII.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any regular student of class VIII in academic session 2017-18 can appear provided he/she has secured 55% or more marks in aggregate in Class VII relaxable by 5% for SC/ST/PCG.
  • The student should be studying in Govt. School.
  • The parental income of the candidate should be less than Rs. 1,50,000/- per year (Income certificate issued by Tehsildar/Mamletdar must be attached in original).

Admit Card

Admit card will be provided by the Principal to the students. Examination centers will be mentioned on the admit card of the students. Candidate should reach the examination center 1 hour before the commencement of the examination.

Exam pattern

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)
Test Type Marks Duration (in minutes)
Mental Ability Test (MAT) 90 90
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 90 90

Answer Key

The Answer key for the National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) will be released by the conducting body as soon as the examination will be conducted. Candidates can check the same from the official website.


Result of National Means Cum Merit Scholarship will be released by Jharkhand Academic Council. The exam takes place for the class 8th students and results for the same will be uploaded. Candidates can check the result on the official website. A direct link to result will be mentioned on this page later when any information comes about the results for the convenience of students.

Answer Key 2017-18

The Answer key for the National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) for the year 2017-18 is given below. Candidates can check the same through the links provided below.

Offical Answer Key:

Jharkhand NMMS 2016 – 17

Question Paper & Answer Key

The Answer Key for Jharkhand NMMS for both MAT and SAT has been released officially. Candidates can check the same as provided below.

Check Jharkhand NMMS Answer key 2016SAT Answer key | MAT Answer key

Offical Website: www.jac.nic.in

For more details of Jharkhand NMMS 2017-2018 – Download Official Notification.

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