GCERT NMMS Online Test | NMMS Mock Test
The National Means — cum- Merit Scholarship Examination (NMMS) is conducted every year by Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi usually in the month of November for the students studying in class VIII of Govt./Aided schools.
GCERT NMMS Online Test | NMMS Mock Test
The National Means — cum- Merit Scholarship Examination (NMMS) is conducted every year by Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi usually in the month of November for the students studying in class VIII of Govt./Aided schools. It is a centrally sponsored scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Govt. of India.

Eligibility:- The student studying in class VIII and must have secured 55% marks
(for general category) or 50% marks (for reserve category i.e. SC/ST/PH) in class
VII. The annual income of the parents of the student appearing in the examination
should not exceed Rs. 1,50,000/-( Rs one lac fifty thousand only) from all sources. 

Under this scheme, it is proposed to award 100,000 scholarships to the gifted or meritorious students whose parental income is not more than Rs 1,50,000/- per annum from all sources. Each State /UT shall have fixed quota of scholarship which will be decided on the basis of enrolment of students in Class VII and VIII in the State/UT concerned and population of children of concerned age group of class VII and VIII. The scheme would provide reservation to different categories of students as per the State/UT norms; as different States/UTs have their own norms of reservation. However, the total number of scholarships to a particular State UT may be restricted to the allocation made by the Central Government. 1.2 These scholarships will be provided quarterly to the students studying as regular students in class IX in government, local body and government-aided schools. The scholarships will be paid from class IX till class XII for a maximum period of four years.

NMMS Scholarship Class 8th Syllabus 2021
In order to prepare for the NMMS scholarship exam 2021, the students must prepare as per the prescribed syllabus by the exam conducting body.

The exam question paper of Mental Ability Test (MAT) will cover the multiple – choice questions from topics like analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figure etc. The complete question paper will be based on verbal and non – verbal meta – cognitive skills such as reasoning and critical thinking.
The question paper of Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) will cover the class 7th and 8th syllabus subjects as mathematics, social science, science, general knowledge etc.
The students can refer to the NCERT books to complete the syllabus of NMMS scholarship.
For the MAT paper the mental math books of class 7th can be referred to by the students.

NMMS Scholarship 2021 – Books
The students must study from the experts recommended books in order to qualify the NMMS exam 2020. The referred books are provided below:

The NCERT books of class VIII for Mathematics, Social Science, and Science.
The books of class VII should also be referred by the students to understand the basic concepts of the subjects.
Apart from the syllabus books, the students must buy the practice paper of NMMS exam provided by various publishers.

NMMS Scholarship 2020 – Exam Pattern
The key highlights about the NMMS 2020 exam pattern are as given below: The question paper of NMMS exam will be of 90 marks. The question paper will include two sections of Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

NMMS – Declaration of Results
As per the rules, the applicants must score at least 40% marks in each of the tests, i.e., MAT and SAT. ...
Also, the applicants must have scored at least 55% marks in the final exam of class 8. ...
The candidates must satisfy all the eligibility conditions in order to avail the benefits of NMMS.


Frequently Asked Questions
Question 1: What is the amount of scholarship which will be disbursed in the account of all the students every year as per NMMS scholarship 2021 ?
Answer: The amount of scholarship is INR 12000 per year for each student who has applied for the scholarship. 

Question 2: How many students are selected for the NMMS 2021 scholarship every year by the ministry?
Answer: There are approx. one lac students, who are being selected for the scholarship every year by the ministry.

Question 3: From where I can download the application form of NMMS scholarship 2021 provided by the ministry?
Answer: The application form will be provided on the official website of National Scholarship Portal (NSP) and State SCERT.