Karnataka NMMS 2019- 2020 – Eligible candidates can apply for the National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme Examination 2019–20 for class VIII students of Karnataka State. The examination will be conducted for class 8th students. Centrally Sponsored National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme for the students of class 9th to 12th. Applicants whose parental income is less than Rs. 1,50,000/- per year are eligible to apply for Karnataka NMMS 2019- 2020. For more information about Karnataka NMMS 2019 refer to this page.
Karnataka NMMS 2019- 2020
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 expected Schedule for the Karnataka NMMS 2019-20 is given below.
|Online application form availability||2nd week of Aug 2019|
|Last Date of the Application Form||to be announced!|
Karnataka NMMS Notification
The notification for Karnataka NMMS 2019-2020 will be released on the official website as per the schedule. The link for the same will also be provided here as per the announcement by the officials.
Karnataka NMMS 2019 Application Form
The application forms for Karnataka NMMS 2019 will be available online. 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 will have the full authority to reject any application form without any notice given to the students.
Eligibility Criteria of NMMS 2019
Students of Govt & Aided High Schools are only eligible to appear for the examination if they fulfill the eligibility criteria (as per last year) below:
- Parental income should not exceed Rs. 1, 50,000/- per annum.
- Any regular student of class VIII in academic session 2019-20 can appear provided he/she has secured 55% or more marks in aggregate in Class VII relaxable by 5% for SC/ST.
- Candidate shall be studying in Government Schools, Government aided schools.
Karnataka NMMS Exam Pattern 2019
The following exam pattern details is according to the last year information. The examination will comprise of two parts, namely-
Paper I: Mental Ability Test (MAT): 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)].
|Test Type||Marks||Number of Questions||Duration (in minutes)|
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||90||90||90|
|Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)||90||90||90|
Marking Scheme: For each correct answer candidates will awarded with 1 marks in both MAT and SAT papers.
Admit Card of Karnataka NMMS 2019
The candidates will be able to collect NMMS admit card from the respective Block of Education Office. Examination centers will be mentioned on the admit card of the students. The candidates will have to ensure that they carry in it as hard copy on the day of the examination.
Answer Key of NMMS 2019
The official answer key of NMMS 2019 will be released on the official website. The direct link to download the answer key will also be provided here on this page. Candidates can use the answer key for estimating their score and performance in the exam.
Merit List of Karnataka NMMS 2019 will be published on the official website. The exam takes place for the class 8th students and results for the same will be uploaded on the official website. A direct link to check the result will also be available on this page.
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.
Previous Year Question Papers and Answer Key
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.
2017 Answer Key:
- Click Here to check official Answer Key of Karnataka NMMS 2017.
- Click Here to check Objection Format.
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.
Official Website: www.dsert.kar.nic.in