Telangana NMMS 2018 – 2019 – The objective of Telangana NMMS exam to find the meritorious student who is from economically weaker sections and provide them a specified amount in the form of scholarship so that they can complete their further studies. The main aim of this exam is to demolish the drop out at class VIII by providing them financial help in form of scholarship. One lakh scholarships of Rs.12000/- per annum (Rs.1000/- per month) are awarded to selected students of class IX every year and their continuation/renewal in classes X to XII for study in State Government, Government-aided and Local body schools under the scheme.

Latest: Press Note and Final Key for NMMS November 2018 has been released, scroll down to check the same.

Telangana NMMS 2018 – 2019 for Class VIII

Telangana State Level National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme Examination for class VIII will be conducted on November 04, 2018 from 09.30 am to 12.30 pm in all Revenue Divisional Head Quarters of all districts in the state. Telangana NMMS application form, admit card, exam date, result date and other information are mentioned below.

Events Date (Revised)
Last date for registration of application online & remittance of exam fee 14 Sep 2018
Last date for submission of printed copy of online registered application form
and NR (two copies) and Fee receipts of SBI collect by the Headmasters of
the schools concerned in the office of concerned District Educational Officer.
15 Sep 2018
Last date for submission of printed application forms and nominal rolls 17 Sep 2018
Date of Telangana NMMS Examination 04 Nov 2018
Provisional answer key released on To be announced!
The final answer key for the exam released on To be announced!


  • Click here to check the Press Note for NMMS November 2018 Final Key.
  • Click Here to check the press note for renewal registration verification in NSP.

Answer Key

Answer Key of Telangana NMMS 2018 Exam has been released after completion of the exam. The exam was held on November 04, 2018. Candidates can check the answer key from the official website or through the link provided below.

Answer Key:

  • Click here to check the Final Key for NMMS November 2018.
  • Click here to check the answer Key for Telangana NMMS 2018-19.

Note: Objections (if any) can be mailed/send before the publication of final answer key.

Eligibility Criteria

  • scored at least 55% of marks in class VII examination and has been promoted to Class VIII for the academic session 2018-19. In respect of SC/ST candidate they should has secured at least 50% or equivalent grade i.e., B+ grade for all categories.
  • Students are studying in Government /Zilla Parishad/ Municipal/private aided High School, Model schools which have no residential facility is only eligible to write the examination.
  • whose parental annual income is below Rs.1,50,000/- from all sources is eligible to appear for the examination ( an Income certificate from Mandal Revenue Officer has to be submitted as proof In original). In case of Government employee salary certificate will be enough as a proof of income issued by the employer.
  • Candidate has also to submit the caste certificate (issued by the MRO) to the Headmaster in case of BC/SC/ST and medical certificates issued by District Medical board in case of PHC and caste and medical certificates should be uploaded along with application at the of registration online.
  • Candidate has also to submit the original VII class Pass Memo of marks to the headmaster.

Note : The students in Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, Residential Schools run by the State Government institutions where facilities like boarding, lodging,and education are provided and in private Schools including Sainik Schools are not eligible to appear for this examination.

Admit Card

Directorate of Government Examinations, Telangana has issued the admit card for Telangana State Level National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme Examination for class VIII after successful completion of Application process. Candidates can able to download admit card by entering the required details from the official website as per the schedule. The link to download the admit card is also provided below.

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Application Form

Application form for Telangana NMMS 2018 can be filled online through the official website. Candidates are requested to read the complete instruction and ensure their eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The direct link to fill the application form will also be given below.

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Examination Fee

Rs. 100/- for OC/BC students & Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PH students. The examination fee has to be paid through the system of SBI Collect which is linked with the link of the online application.

Exam Pattern

  • Mental Ability Test (M.A.T) – 90 marks multiple choice questions.
  • Scholastic Ability Test (S.A.T) – 90 marks covering social science, science and mathematics of class VII & VIII. Each question carry one mark

Qualifying percentage is as follows:

  1. The Govt vide G.O Rt No.713 dated 25/09/2008, permitted the Director of Government Examinations to collect Rs.100/- for O.C/B.C, and Rs. 50/- from S.C/S.T towards examination fee.
  2. The candidate’s parental income should be below Rs. 1,50,000/- p.a.

Merit List

Merit list of the candidates of Telangana NMMS 2018-19 exam will be published by the officials on the official website. The minimum qualifying marks for each paper is 40% and 32% for SC/ST/Physically disabled to be eligible for the award of scholarship. Candidates can check the merit list from the link that will be provided below in future after the examination.

Telangana NMMS 2017 – 2018 Merit List for Class VIII

Merit list of the candidates of Telangana NMMS 2017-18 exam has been published by the conducting authority on the officials website and the same has been also provided in the link given below.

Merit List: Click Here to check the merit list of Telangana NMMS 2017-18.

Telangana NMMS 2017 – 2018 Answer Key for Class VIII

Revised Answer Key

Final Answer key of the Telangana NMMS exam which was held on 05 Nov 2017 has been released on the official website. Candidates who have appeared in the exam are advised to check the answer key on the official website. Candidates can also check the answer key which is provided below.

Official Website:

For more details about Telangana NMMS 2018 for Class VIII, Download General InformationPress Notification.

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