NMMS 2020 scholarship Application, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Dates

NMMS 2020 scholarship: Check here NMMS online apply date, NMMS eligibility, Selection process, and awards here. Applicant looking for the NMMS scholarship apply, eligibility can refer to the complete article below. The scholarship is granted by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, under the Government of India. Around 1 lakhs of the NMMS scholarship will be provided to the students. Applicants can avail the scholarship by filling the details in the NMMS scholarship application form. The authority conducts the written examinations for the students which have to be cleared to avail the benefits of the scholarship.

Candidates looking to enrol for the scheme needs to satisfy the prescribed eligibility criteria so as to apply for the scheme. There is a fixed income range for the family of the candidate which needs to follow to avail of the scholarship funds. In the article below the details info of the National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme eligibility and benefits will be mentioned.

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship 2020

Currently, there are no updates regarding the schedule of the NMM Scholarship 2020. However, the dates are expected to be declared soon. As per last year’s status, the last date to apply for the application was in the month of November/December. Therefore, it is expected to release at the same time for this year. Applicants can have clearer information about the examination schedule by looking after the complete article.

The authority will provide the scholarship to the students for 4 years from class 9th to 12th. The scholarship funds will be 12000/- which will be provided yearly through a monthly grant of 1000/-. The income of the applicant family should not exceed more than 1.5 lakhs per annum. Income criteria must be satisfied so as to avail the scholarship. Applicants have to appear for the entrance test to get the scholarship.

NMMS 2020 Complete Details @ scholarships.gov.in

The complete details of the NMMS 2020 scholarship have been presented in the article below. Have a look over the details before applying to the application. Please refer to the details mentioned below.

AuthorityNational Scholarship Portal
Official Websitewww.scholarships.gov.in
CategoryScholarship details
Name of the ScholarshipNational Means Cum Merit Scholarship
Scholarship for ClassClass 9th to 12th
Availability of Scholarship formAugust 2020 (Expected)
Entrance Examination DetailsNovember 2, 3 and 17, 2020
December 1, 8 and 22, 2020
Declaration of Results March 2021 (Expected)
NMMS scholarship Applicable forPAN India

NMMS Scholarship Detailed Overview

The detailed overview of the NMMS 2020 scholarship scheme is provided below. The list contains the important features of the scholarship scheme.

Huge number of scholarship shall be granted to the eligible applicants who have enrolled for the scholarship (about 1 lakhs)The scheme is provided on a yearly basis and all the government, private schools are covered under the scholarship scheme.
Applicant’s parent income shall be less than 1.5 lakhs per annum from all sourcesThe amount for the scholarship shall be 1000/month which will be given for a year i.e 12000/year.
Applicants have to appear for the entrance examination to obtain the scholarship.The examination centre for the entrance examination will be provided in each state.
Scholarship shall be available for a maximum of 4 yearsApplicant have to renew the scholarship scheme every year.

Read about National Talent Search Examination Scholarship 2020 here.

General Eligibility Conditions for the NMMS Scholarship Scheme

Here is the most important passage of the scholarship scheme which depicts about the scholarship scheme eligibility. The applicant has to follow certain eligibility criteria. The eligibility details are as follows.

  • The applicant must pursue the approved courses by the authority and should have a good character along with more than 60% of the total attendance.
  • The NMMS scholarship is only for the Indian Candidates.
  • If the applicant has not applied for the claim before 12 months of the academic session, the authority will not be liable to provide the scholarship fund to the candidates.
  • In the case of the applicant who leaves the school and studies without completing the academic year, no scholarship shall be paid to him/her.
  • If the applicant suffers from the medical illness and cannot appear for the annual examinations then they will have to present a medical certificate from the doctor.
  • If the NMMS scholarship is cancelled/discontinued on the basis of the disbursement rules of the scholarship, it cannot be revived under any circumstances.
  • Students of class 8th must get promoted to 9th class to obtain the scholarship.
  • The applicant can avail the scholarship for class 10th and 12th by clearing the previous class for the first time with a minimum percentage of 60% for General/OBC/Others and for SC/ST it is 55%.
  • The authority will keep a regular check on the scholarship and ensure that all those who are in the need of it gets the benefits of the NMMS scholarship scheme.
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Selection of Candidates for the NMMS Scholarship Scheme

The selection for the scholarship shall be done through the written test which will be organized by the authority. Applicant must go through the details mentioned below in which the brief details about the selection of the candidate for the NMMS scholarship scheme are mentioned.

The examination for the selection of candidates for scholarship schemes shall be conducted by the respective states and UT’s which comprise of the following test i.e. Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT).

To apply for the above examinations the applicant must have 60% for general/others and 55% for SC/ST in class 7th standard. Applicant must be a regular student and should not avail of the other scholarship scheme. Students from Government/Private schools can apply.

The examination structure for the scholarship examinations is mentioned below. Please refer to the pattern of examination described below.

Mental Ability Test (MAT)The questions regarding verbal and non-verbal reasoning will be asked in the examination. The level of the exam will be 8th based. The total number of question will be 90 and 90 minutes shall be provided for the examination.
Scholastic Ability Test (SAT)The examination will check the subject skills of the candidate. 90 questions will be asked from the subject of Mathematics, Social Study, and Science. The level of question will be of class 7th and 8th. 90 minutes shall be granted to complete the examination.

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Results

The applicant can have the results for the examination on the official portal. The applicant has to secure the cut off marks so as to clear the examination. The prescribed cut off marks for both the examination is 40% for all category except SC/ST. The reserved category students have to secure 32% marks to clear the cut-off.

The examination result can be expected to declare in the month of March. However, it depends on the authority because sometimes there is a delay in the examination which causes the results to be published late. Applicants are advised to bookmark our page to have regular updates regarding the Scholarship examination results 2020.

Steps to fill NMM Scholarship Application Form 

Applicants looking for the scholarship application form have to wait as the authority has not published any notification regarding the online apply for the scholarship scheme. Students waiting for the NMMS scholarship online application form can expect the release of application form in the month of August 2020. However, we will be providing you the direct links as the notification is out for the direct links. Please refer to the details mentioned below in which detailed steps are mentioned about how to apply for the NMMS 2020 Application form.

Registration of the candidate For online application form for the scholarship starts visiting the official portal of NSP i.e. www.scholarships.gov.in
Now click on the tab that shows new registration (If not yet registered)
Registered candidates can directly login form the homepage screen.
Tick on the declaration provided on the screen and enter your mobile number.
Input the OTP received on your phone to the registration form.
Now, proceed towards filling the application form.
Application form FillingCandidate now has to enter the details asked in the application form that is Name, Parents Name, Date of Birth, Bank Details, etc.
Correctly enter your details on the application form.
Now proceed towards selecting the category of the candidate.
The students have to select the pre-matric category below class 10th and to avail the scholarship for 11th and 12th, the applicant has to select a post-matric category to avail the scholarship.
Review the applicationAfter completion of the application form filling, please validate your details entered in the form and proceed towards the submission of the application form.
Document uploadCandidates have to upload relevant documents asked in the application form. The details of the certificate upload will be present in the application. Upload the documents as per the instructions.
Final SubmissionFinally, the candidate will be directed to the final submission of the application form. The applicant must check twice for the details entered by him/her.
Take a copy of the application form after the successful submission.
Is the applicant require to have a bank account?

The students applying for the scholarship must have their own bank account to receive the scholarship funds. Bank account in SBI is preferred.

How to apply for the application and when will be application open for online apply?

Applicant can follow the simple steps mentioned in the article. They also can refer to the direct links which will be activated after the online application window are opened by the authority. The expected time for the release of online link to apply is in the month of August 2020.

What are the condition to avail for the NMMS scholarship?

Applicants have to appear for the entrance test and those individuals securing the prescribed cut off suggested by the authority will be eligible for the scholarship.

What is the NMMS scholarship funds granted to the students?

A yearly amount of 12000/- will be provided to the students for a maximum of 4 years.

What are the percentage of marks require to apply for the scholarship entrance test?

Candidates have to secure more than 55% marks (General/Others) in the annual examination and the relaxation of 5% is provide for the SC/ST community students.

What is the income criteria of family to avail the NMMS scholarship?

Applicants family’s income from all sources shall be less than 1.5 lakhs.

What is provision of negative marking in the examination?

In the entrance examination there is no negative marking .

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