NMMS Scholarship 2021 (Class 9th to 12th) Application Form, Eligibility

NMMS Scholarship

Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), sponsors the NMMS Scholarship 2021 to help students financially who belong to economically weaker section. National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme is for students of Class 9th to 12th. Students who wish to apply for the scholarship exam can check the eligibility and fill NMMS Application Form before last date.


National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship 2021: Highlights

Name of ExaminationNational Means-cum-Merit Scholarship
Commonly Known AsNMMS
For Classes9th to 12th
Conducting BodyMinistry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
Examination LevelNational Level
Application modeOnline
Starting Date of ApplicationJuly/August 2021
Last date of ApplicationSeptember/October 2021
Admit Card Release DateOctober/ November 2021
NMMS Exam DateNovember/ December 2021
Result Release DateJanuary to March 2021
NMMS Official Websitemhrd.gov.in/nmms

NMMS Scholarship 2021

Number of Scholarships:

100,000 National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship will be given to the selected meritorious students of the country.

NMMS Scholarship Eligibility:

Students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- are eligible to avail the NMMS Scholarship against the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme.

The students studying in “Kendriya Vidalayas and “Jawahar Vavodaya Vidlayas” are not entitled to get National Merit Scholarship as mentioned in this scheme notification.

Eligibility criteria for renewal/continuation of NMMS scholarship

To renew the NMMS scholarship in Class 10 and 12, students should have passed class 9 or Class 11 in the first attempt with 55% of marks (relaxation of 5% for reserved category). To continue with the scholarship at higher secondary stage, students must score at least 60% marks in Class 10 examination

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Amount of NMMS Scholarship:

The amount of NMMS Scholarship 2021 is proposed to be Rs.6000/- per annum @ Rs. 500/- per month.

Selection of candidates for NMMS Scholarship:

The authorities will select candidates on the basis of National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Examination that are well mentioned below:

  1. Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  2. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Mental Ability Test:

  • This test may consist 90 multiple-choice questions testing verbal and non-verbal meta-cognitive abilities like reasoning and critical thinking.
  • The questions in the test may be on analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figures etc. the test will be of 90 minutes duration

Scholastic Aptitude Test:

  • This test may consist of 90 multiple-choice questions covering subjects namely, science, social studies and mathematics as taught in classes VII and VIII.
  • The test will be of 90 minutes duration

Each State/UT will conduct their own test for selection of students but it is mandatory for students to pass both the tests i.e. MAT and SAT with at least 40% marks in each. For the reserved category, this cut off will be 32% marks.

Note: A student can avail only one Scholarship under any scheme. National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Result and National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Admit Card Updates will be intimated later by the organization.

How to apply for NMMS Scholarship?

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology i.e. scholarships.gov.in
  • After reaching the NMMS Scholarship Portal, candidates go through the “Central Scheme>>Department of School Education & Literacy” link.
  • Afterwards, hit the “Guidelines” link and read all the details regarding the NMMS scholarship.
  • After ensuring their eligibility criteria, you need to select “Apply” tab.
  • Once you hit a new page will come out along with the NMMS Login Portal.

If you’re New Candidates:

  • Hit the “New User?Register” tab from top menu bar.
  • Fill NMMS Online Registration Form with all personal details.
  • After that, login credential will be sent successfully to you.

If you’re Existing Candidates:

  • After successful registration, hit “Login To Apply” tab.
  • Fill up the NMMS Application formcarefully and complete all the details
  • After completing the details hit on the final submission tab
  • At last take a print out of it and keep it safe for further usage

Important Links Related To NMMS

NMMS Model Question PaperNational Scholarship Portal
NMMS Scholarship 2021 Official Links
National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme LoginLink
Fresh RegistrationLink
NMMS Scholarship Fresh LoginLink
Forgot Application IDLink
Forgot PasswordLink
NMMS Scholarship Exam Renewal FormLink
Update Mobile Application IDLink
National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme – DetailsDownload
Official WebsiteLink

NMMS Selection Process:

Aspirants need to clear the MAT & SAT Exam to avail the scholarship. Candidates who score more than the cut off marks will be awarded with the scholarship. Candidates have to score more than 40% marks in both MAT & SAT Exam (For reserved Category, cut off is 32%). Names of Candidates who qualified for this examination will be sent to MHRD for the award of Scholarship.

Aspirants Interested In NMMS Scholarship 2021 Or National Means Cum Merit Scholarship 2021 May Also Go Through This Official Link. Candidates Willing To Ask Any Question In This Regard May Mention Their Comments In Below Given Comment Box.

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6 Responses to "NMMS Scholarship 2021 (Class 9th to 12th) Application Form, Eligibility"

  1. Jamdar Anushka Rajendra

    I am NMMS 2013-14 selected student in merit list.tell me procedure of application for receive amount of scholarship.

  2. Amjad

    I paased the nmms examination and i gave all the details to my school to get scholarship amount. Two of my friends received money but i can’t receive money. What will i do


    sir,my school has a student who passed nmms exam last year and he is eligible for scholarship .he submit his application form.but by mistake his form rejected by school.what can we do so that he submit his form again.please sir guide us.

  4. kandaiah

    nmms 2015-16 selected student every year renewal?
    only Rs 6000/-credited in student account.

  5. sukhdev

    what to do when the registered ID iniated with INRJ which does not open on NSP portal for fresh application for renewal. please guide in the reference of the above matter sir

  6. sanjay jadhavar

    dear sir tell me the which student qualify for nmms scholarship .only passed in nmms or more marks have to get scholarship

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