Department of State Education Research and Training (DSERT) is conducting Karnataka NMMS 2018. The examination is being held for class 8th students. The National-Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Examination 2018 admission ticket will be available on the official website after the closing procedure of Application Form and the candidates may get it from BEO. For more information about Karnataka NMMS 2018 from this page. Only the date of application form is released for now.

Latest: Karnataka NMMS GMAT Official answer key is now available to download. Access the link provided below.

Karnataka NMMS 2018- 2019

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 Karnataka NMMS 2018-19 is given below. Candidates check all the important dates regarding Karnataka NMMS 2017 from the table below.

Activity Dates
Online application form availability 16 Aug 2018
Last Date of the Application Form 3rd week of Sep 2018

Answer Key of NMMS 2018

The official answer key of NMMS 2018 has been released online on The direct link to download the answer is given below. candidates can use the answer key for estimating their score and performance in the exam.

Answer Key: Click here to download the Official answer key of NTSE GMAT
Objection Format: Click here to download the Objection format against the Official Answer key.

Eligibility Criteria of NMMS 2018

Students of Govt & Aided High Schools are only eligible to appear for the examination if they fulfill the eligibility criteria below:

  • Parental income should not exceed Rs. 1, 50,000/- per annum.
  • Candidates must secure 55% marks in the class 7th annual examination.
  • 5% relaxation is given to SC, ST and disabled students to the marks scored in 7th standard.

Karnataka NMMS 2018 Application Form

The application forms for Karnataka NMMS 2018 is available online. The candidates can only avail it from the Concerned Block Education Office (BEO). The entire procedure of submitting the application form is offline and the candidates will not be able to apply via the official website, i.e.

Students should carefully fill the application form by mentioning all the personal and educational/professional details. Any error or mistake in the application form will be not be entertained or rectified by the conducting body later.

Note: If the Application Form is incomplete, the conducting body has the full authority to reject any application form without any notice given to the students.

Admit Card of Karnataka NMMS 2018

The candidates will be able to collect NMMS admit card from the respective Block of Education Office (BEO). The admit card will also be issued offline. The candidates will have to ensure that they carry in it as hard copy on the day of the examination.

Karnataka NMMS Exam Pattern 2018

The Examination will be conducted in two sessions on the same day. The duration for Paper I and Paper II will be 90 Minutes. For more information, one can check the specifications given below.

  • Paper I: General Mental Ability Test (GMAT): Consisting of 90 compulsory questions for 90 Marks.
  • Paper II: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) consisting of 90 Marks [History, Civics, Economics, Geography (35 Marks), Physics, Chemistry, Biology (35 Marks), and Mathematics (20 Marks)].


Merit List of Karnataka NMMS 2018 will be published for the exam on the official website. 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.

Question Paper

DSERT has released official question paper of Karnataka NMMS 2017. Candidates can download the question paper from the direct link which has been provided below.

Question Paper: GMAT | SAT

Answer Key

2017 Answer Key:

  • Click Here to check official Answer Key of Karnataka NMMS 2017.
  • Click Here to check Objection Format.

Official Website:

 States NMMS Exam