Puducherry National-Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Examination 2020-21: Candidates are advised to go through this article for getting detailed information about Puducherry NMMS 2020. The information regarding Puducherry NMMS 2020 -2021 application form, admit card, exam date, result date and other information regarding NMMS are mentioned below.
Puducherry NMMS 2020 – 2021
The National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Written Examination is to be conducted by the Directorate of School Education launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi for the Economically weaker section students to arrest their drop-outs. As per the State Quota, students will be selected for the award of scholarship on the basis of the Merit List.
For the Union Territory of Puducherry, 125 Scholarships are allotted by the MHRD, New Delhi.
Schedule for Puducherry NMMS 2020 – 2021 is given below.
|Last date of submission of application form||Oct 2020|
|Issue of Hall Tickets||Oct 2020|
|Date of examination||Nov 2020|
Application forms can be downloaded from the official website of Directorate of School Education, Puducherry. Interested candidates can also download the application form of Puducherry NMMS 2020 – 21 from the link that will be provided here.
Application Form : Link will be available here.
Application Fee: Candidates have to pay the specified amount of application fee. Without the payment of the application fee, the application form of the candidate not be accepted by the authority.
- Students shouldbestudyinginclassVIIIinState Government/ GovernmentAided Schoolsonly. (Residential school students viz, Jawahar Navodhaya Vidhyalaya are not eligible to appear)
- Students shouldhavescoredatleast50 % of Marks for SC /ST Category,55 % of Marks forother Categories inVIIStdAnnual Examination.
- Theincomeofparents from all sources should not exceed Rs.1,50,000/-per annum.
This examination consists of two parts. All questions are to be answered. Separate question booklets will be provided for Part-I and Part-II.
- Mental Ability Test (MAT)
- Scholastic Test (SAT)
|Test Type||Marks||No. of Ques||Duration (in minutes)|
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||90||90||90|
|Scholastic Test (SAT)||Maths||20||20||90|
Admit card was collected after the submission of application form from the Superintendent/Head of concerned School (Examination Centre) at the District Level. Only the eligible candidates whose application is submitted successfully can perceive their admit cards for the examination.
Pondicherry NMMS Result 2020 – 2021 will be declared by the Directorate of School Education, Puducherry. Candidates will able to check the result from the official website of Directorate of School Education, Puducherry.
The Pondicherry NMMS 2020 cut off will be declared after the examination. the cut off will be accessible at the official website. 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.
Previous year Question Paper & Answer Key
The Answer Key & Paper for Pondicherry NMMS 2020 – 2021 will be published online by the official authorities. The answer key will be released as a pdf file and contains the answer to all the questions asked in the exam. The candidates can estimate their score through the answer key of NMMS.
Answer Key 2019
Question Paper 2019
- Pondicherry NMMS Nov 2019 SAT Question Paper English
- Pondicherry NMMS Nov 2019 MAT Question Paper Tamil
- Pondicherry NMMS Nov 2019 MAT Question Paper English
- Pondicherry NMMS Nov 2019 SAT Question Paper Tamil
Answer key 2018
- Click here to check the answer key for NMMS 2018.
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.
Last Year Notification: Click here to download Puducherry NMMS 2019 – 2020 Notification.
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