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National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)-

Inviting applications from Class-VIII (8th) Students

It is notified for information of all candidates that Ministry of Education (MoE), New Delhi
through the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education is going to conduct National

Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) Examination 2020-21 on 30th January
2021 (Saturday) for students who have appeared in class 8th Annual Examination
during the session October- November, 2020 in Kashmir Division/Winter Zones areas of
Jammu Division, Ladakh and are going to appear in 8th Annual Examination in March-
2021 in Summer Zone areas of Jammu Division.


Other Eligibility Criteria:
1. The student must be studying in Government Schools.
2. The student must have minimum of 55% marks in class VII (5% relaxation for SC,
ST & OBC students).
3. The overall family income should not exceed ` 1.5 Lakh per annum.
4. The student must continue his/her studies in Government School up to Class 12th.
Scholarship: 1091 scholarships will be awarded and the amount shall be ` 12000/-
per annum per student i.e. Total amount ` 48000/- for each selected
student from class 9th to 12th.
Examination: NMMS Examination will comprise of two papers viz:-
Paper Test No. of questions No. of marks Duration
Paper-I Mental Ability Test (MAT) 90 90 90 min
Paper-II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 90 90 90 min
The application form in prescribed proforma and other detailed information about the
Scholarship Scheme can be had from JKBOSE website
The application forms duly attested by the Head of the Institution and accompanied
with the requisite documents (Marks card, Income Certificate and Reserved category
certificate, if any) along with pay in slip of Rs. 60, favouring Liaison Officer, NTSE/
NMMSS, to be deposited in J&K Bank A/C No. 0547010100000002, Branch JKBOSE
Bemina, Srinagar, IFSC Code JAKA0EXAMBR, must reach the Office of concerned Chief
Education Officer(Designated District Nodal Officer, NMMS Scheme) by or before
26th December,2020 (Saturday) who will prepare the database of the candidates
in the prescribed excel format and submit the Application Forms along with requisite
documents and data base of their respective Districts to CDR Wing of JKBOSE at New
Campus, Bemina, Srinagar/Rehari Colony, Jammu-Tawi /Sub/branch Offices of JKBOSE
by or before 2nd January,2021(Saturday

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