NMMS Scholarship 2024 Registration, Application Form, Eligibility, Last Date

NMMS Scholarship is a centrally sponsored scholarship scheme, which is conducted by the Department of School Education and Literacy. This scholarship is only for the class 8th students, who dropped out. To encourage them for the higher studies, the central government gives them the Scholarship. The students can apply for this scholarship through the official website of NSP.

Every year central government declared the notice for this Scholarship for the 8th and 9th class students. For the Current academic year, the Scholarship notification will release. For more updates regarding the NMMS Scholarship Form and Results, the candidate has to check this article.

NMMS Scholarship Registration

The National Means–Cum-Merit scholarship (NMMS) had launched in 2008 by the Central Government of India. This scholarship is only for the student, who has dropped out their studies after 8th standard. For motivate and encourage them for higher studies, this scholarship has launched.

Through this scholarship, the selected candidates will get the scholarship amount, and they can get start their education. For some reasons like parent’s financial conditions, etc. students can’t complete their schooling. But now, after launching this NMMS Scholarship Portal, the student can efficiently complete their education and go for their higher studies.

NMMS Scholarship
NMMS Scholarship

Once selected for NMMS Scholarship 2024, the student can get the scholarship amount annually, which helps the candidate to complete their schooling careers. This Scholarship main aim is to find out the talented students who are from Economic Backward Group. By proving financial assistance, this scholarship helps talented students. For more information and latest updates about the  Scholarship, the candidate has to check the official website of NSP regularly.

NMMS Scholarship Important Dates

The student can apply for the NMMS Scholarship 2024 through the NSP online portal. The application form for the scholarship is available on this website. The Government has announced the important dates about the Scholarship. Here we have listed the application submission starting date, last date, and other. Before applying for this Scholarship, once check the scholarship dates.

NMMS Scholarship Important Dates
Application form Release
Last date of Submission


NMMS Scholarship Eligibility

The Scholarship has some eligibility criteria. To apply for this scholarship, the candidate has to full fill all the conditions. The central government prepares the requirements for the applied candidates. Before filling up the Scholarship application form, the applicant has to go through the eligibility conditions. The conditions are;

  1. An applicant must be an Indian citizen
  2. The candidate must have scored 55% in class 7th. 5% relaxation is there for the SC/ST category candidates.
  3. The candidate should be studying in Government, local body, or government-aided schools.
  4. The students from Kendriya Vidyalaya and Jawahar Vavodaya Vidlayas are not eligible for the NMMS.
  5. The candidate, who would study in India from class 4th to 8th is eligible for the NMMS Scholarship 2024.

NMMS Scholarship Fee

The interested candidate has to pay the NMMS Scholarship Fee of Rs. 100/- as an application fee.  And for the affiliation, the student has to pay Rs. 200/- per year per institution. The Scholarship application form has successfully submitted on the website after paying the Scholarship Fee.

NMMS Scholarship Exam Pattern

The NMMS Scholarship Exam is happening in two steps. The first test is called the mental aptitude test (MAT), and the second exam is Scholastic aptitude test (SAT). The MAT and SAT exam contain 90 multiple-choice questions. The candidate has to complete the exam within 90 minutes, for the disability candidates there is some extra time. The candidates must pass both tests with at least 40% (MAT) and 30% (SAT) marks.

Examination Mode Online
Question Type Multiple Choice
Total No. of Question 90
Time Duration 90 Minutes

NMMS Scholarship Syllabus

For the MAT and SAT examination, the topics are different. The applied candidates can check the Scholarship Syllabus from the official site. Here we have given only the subjects with topics. For more details about the syllabus, the candidate has to check the online portal of NMMS.

Examination NMMS Syllabus
MAT Test Perception of patterns, Classification, Analogy, Hidden Figures, Identifying and solving problems of Numerical Series
SAT Test Mathematics, General Science, Social Science, subjects from class 7th and 8th


NMMS Scholarship Selection Process  

The NMMS Scholarship Selection Process is happening based on the MAT and SAT TEST. The Scholarship examination and selection process happen under State Government. The State Government select the scholarship candidates in their state.

Each state has the same selection process, which prepared by the central Government. For selecting in Scholarships, the candidate has to score 40% marks in MAT examination and 30% marks in SAT examination. For the reserved category candidates, the cut off target is 32%.

NMMS Scholarship Amount

The selected candidate will receive the NMMS Scholarship amount Rs. 6000/- per annum. Monthly they will get NMMS Scholarship Money Of Rs. 500/-.

How To Apply For NMMS Scholarship Online

The interested candidates can apply for the NMMS Scholarship 2024 from October 2024. The application form will available soon in the official website of the NSP. Before applying for the scholarship, the candidate must make sure that they have full filled all the eligibility conditions. An applicant can only submit the Scholarship application form through online mode. Follow the below instructions for submitting the Scholarship application form before the last date of submission.

  • Open the official website of NSP
  • Click on Central Schemes
  • Choose the Department of School Education & Literacy
  • Select National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
  • The NMMS Scholarship application form will arise on the screen
  • Fill all the required details, and documents
  • Follow all the instruction and complete the application submission process
  • After applying, take a print of the form for the future reference.

The new candidates have to complete the registration process. After registration, the candidate will get the registration id and password. Through this, they can directly login on the NSP site. The old user can also renewal their scholarship form annually.

NMMS Contact Number

The candidate can contact the NMMS for solving their technical problems.

  1. NMMS Contact Number – 01206619540

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