ational Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme 2017-18 : Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India has launched a centrally sponsored National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme.Scholarship of Rs. 6000/- per annum (Rs.500/- per month) per student is awarded to selected students every year for study in classes from IX to XII in State Government, Government aided and local body schools.
There is quota of scholarships for different states/UTs. Students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- are eligible to avail the scholarships. There is reservation as per State Government norms. The selection of student’s award of the scholarships is made through an examination conducted by the State Governments. Scholarships are disbursed by the State Bank of India directly into the bank accounts of students on quarterly basis.
UT Chandigarh NMMS schedule is given below.
|Last date of submission of application form||31 Aug 2017|
|Admit card||23 Oct to 27 Oct 2017|
|Date of examination||05 Nov 2017|
Chandigarh NMMS Application Form
Candidates can download their Application Form from the official website. All the candidates who are interested are advised must ensure their eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The direct link to download the Application form is also given below.
Make sure that the Admission Card is not detached from the application form while depositing the application form
Eligibility to appear in the examination
- 55%marks or equivalent Grade for General Category students and 50% marks or equivalent Grade for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe*/ Physically Challenged group of childrenin class VII.
Admission Cards are to be collected from23rd October to27th October, 2017from State Council of Educational Research and Training, Sector 32 C, UT Chandigarh by a representative of the Head of the concerned School.
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||No. of Items||Duration||Remarks|
|SAT||100||100||90||Number of Questions
Social Science: 40
Result of the NMMS examination will be announced by State Institute of Education after the conduction of Examination.
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Chandigarh NMMS 2016 – 2017
Chandigarh NMMS Result
Official NMMS 2016-17 stage I Result has been declared. NMMS 1st level exam for class 10th was held on 06 Nov 2016. Candidates can check the Result here, through the direct link provided below.
Chandigarh NMMS Answer key
Official NMMS 2016-17 stage I answer key has been published. NMMS 1st level exam for class 10th was held on 06 Nov 2016. Candidates can check the official answer key here, through the direct link provided below.