UP NMMS Scholarship 2023 online Application, Eligibility Criteria, Documents and Selection Process

The Examination Regulation Authority UP, PNP Prayagraj, has opened online applications for the UP NMMS Scholarship Examination 2024-25 through the official portal, entdata.co.in.

In the current academic session, only students studying in class 8 in government, local body, and non-government aided schools are eligible to apply for the National Income and Merit-Based Scholarship Scheme Examination 2024-25. This scholarship will be granted from Class 9th and continue until Class 12th, providing an annual amount of Rs 12,000.

UP NMMS Scholarship 2023

In this article, we present complete details about the UP NMMS Scholarship, including application dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, scholarship amounts, NMMS results, admit card information, official website, and more. Please read this information thoroughly before applying online.

Department Ministry of Human Resource Development
Exam Frequency Once a year
Scholarship Amount Rs. 12,000 Per Annum
Beneficiary Students of Class 9th to 12th
Scholarship Year 2024-25
Scholarship Amount Rs 12000/- per annum
(Class 09th to 12th)
Application Mode Online
Application Last Date 18 September 2023
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Official Website entdata.co.in
Homepage Scholarship Online

UP NMMS Scholarship 2023 Last date

Application Start Date 23 August 2023
Application Last Date 18 September 2023
Exam Date 05 November 2023
Admit Card Download Updated Soon
Result Declaration Updated Soon

Eligibility Criteria for UP NMMS Scholarship

To qualify for the UP NMMS scholarship, applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

  • Students enrolled in 8th class in Government, Local body, and Government-aided Schools are eligible.
  • Applicants must have secured a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in the Class 7th examination to appear in the selection test for the scholarship (a relaxation of 5% is granted for SC/ST students). Students must be regular students at Government, Government-aided, and local body schools.
  • Parental income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 3,50,000 per annum. Applicants must attach the Parental Income Certificate issued by the Chandigarh Administration with the application form.
  • Note that students enrolled in ‘Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVS)’ and ‘Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV)’ are ineligible for NMMS scholarships.
  • To continue receiving the scholarship in higher secondary school, candidates must score a minimum of 60% marks in the class 10 board exam.
  • To maintain scholarship eligibility in class 12, recipients must have passed class 11 on their first attempt with a minimum score of 55% or its equivalent. SC/ST category students are granted a 5% relaxation in marks.

UP NMMS Scholarship 2024 online Application

Follow these step-by-step instructions to complete the UP NMMS scholarship application form:

Step 1: Visit the UP NMMS official website at https://entdata.co.in for Registration. You can find the registration link in the important link section.

Step 2: Download the school certificate by entering your registration number and have it signed by the headmaster/headmistress of your school.

Step 3: Upload the following documents:

  • Attested/Signature Certificate
  • Guardian’s income certificate
  • Passport-size clear photograph
  • Signature from part (d) of the third step

Step 4: Upload the reservation certificate.

Step 5: In the final step, take out the final print of your application form and keep it safe.

UP NMMS Scholarship Documents

  • Registered Mobile Number
  • Aadhar Card
  • Email ID
  • Two recent passport-size photographs
  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate issued by the competent authority
  • Disability status certificate issued by the competent authority
  • Photocopy of the Class 7 report card

UP NMMS Examination and Selection Process

The NMMS scholarship, a Central Government scheme, is conducted by each State/UT for their respective students. The selection process consists of two tests: the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The guidelines for these tests are set by the NCERT and must be completed within 90 minutes, except for children with special abilities who are granted extra time. The State Level Examination Test details are as follows:

UP NMMS Examination Process

  • The examination will be conducted in one session with two parts:
    • Part I: General Mental Ability Test – consisting of 90 multiple-choice questions.
    • Part II: Academic Aptitude Test – consisting of 90 multiple-choice questions (35 Science, 35 Social Science, and 20 Mathematics).

Qualifying Percentage

  • GEN, BC & PH: 40% (36 MARKS)
  • SC & ST: 32% (29 MARKS)

Note: To qualify for the scholarship, students must pass both the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) with a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate for these two tests.

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