Department of State Education Research and Training (DSERT) will conduct Karnataka NMMS 2017. The examination will be held for class 8th students. The National-Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Examination 2017 admission ticket is available now and the candidates may get it from BEO. Know more about the Karnataka NMMS 2017 from this page.

Latest: Karnataka NMMS Result 2017 for class VIII has been released. Download it from the links provided below.

Important Dates for Karnataka NMMS 2017

Candidates may check all the important dates regarding Karnataka NMMS 2017 from the table below.

Activity Date
Online application form availability 28 Aug to 21 Sep 2017


Merit List of Karnataka NMMS 2017 exam held on the scheduled date has been published on the official website. Candidates can check the merit list district wise through the link provided below.

NMMS District wise Marks list: 

Bagalakote | Belagam | Bellary | Bengaluru NorthBengaluru Rural | Bengaluru South | Bidar | BijapuraChamarajanagaraChikkaballapuraChikkamagalurChikkodiChitradurgaDakshinaKannadaDavanagere | DharawadaGadag | Gulbarga | HasanHaveriKodaguKolarKoppalaMadhugiriMandyaMysore | Raichur | Ramanagara | Shirsi | Shivamogga | Tumkur | Udupi | Uttara KannadaYadgiri.

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 of NMMS 2017

The answer key of NMMS 2017 has been released online, on It has been provided for both the Paper of the examination. The candidates can able to use the answer key for estimating their score and performance in the exam. The direct link to check or download the answer key has been provided below.

Check Answer Key:

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

Note: Last date to submit objection is on or before November 25, 2017.

Eligibility Criteria of NMMS 2017

Students of Govt & Aided High Schools are only eligible to appear for the examination if they fulfil 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 2017 Application Form

The application forms for Karnataka NMMS 2017 are not 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.

The list of Karnataka NMMS BEO 2017 is as displayed below:

Admit Card of Karnataka NMMS 2017

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 2017

The Examination will be conducted in two sessions on the same day. The duration for Paper I and Paper II will be 90 Minutes. more specifications 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)].

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