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Organisation : Uttarakhand State Council of Educational Research & Training SCERT
Scholarship Name : NMMS 2017-18 National Means cum Merit Scholarship Examination
Applicable For : Students Studying in Class VIII
Applicable State : Uttarakhand
Application Deadline : 10th September 2017
Exam Date : 5th November, 2017
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NMMS Scholarship :

SCERT Uttarakhand is inviting applications for NMMS 2017-18 National Means cum Merit Scholarship Examination

Related: SCERT Uttarakhand NTSE 2017-18 National Talent Search Exam :

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 State Level Examination may consist of the following two tests:
(i) Mental Ability Test (MAT)
(ii) Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Mental Ability Test :
Mental Ability Test may consist of 100 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.

Scholastic Aptitude Test :
Scholastic Aptitude Test may consist of 100 multiple-choice questions covering subjects namely, science, social studies and mathematics as taught in classes VII and VIII.

Duration of the Test :
Each test will be of 90 minutes duration. Children with disability will be given extra time, as applicable.

NCERT will provide a uniform set of guidelines to all State/UTs for carrying out the examination and promote evenness of evaluation.

General Eligibility Conditions:
An Awardee is eligible for the scholarship provided he/she:
(i) takes up studies in approved courses.
(ii) maintains good conduct as certified by the Head of the College / Institution and continues his/her studies as a regular student in Government / Local Body / Government aided school.
(iii) does not absent himself / herself without proper leave.
(iv) takes up studies on a whole time basis.
(v) does not take up any job.

No scholarship shall be available for studies abroad for any course. No claim for scholarship arrears will be entertained after the expiry of 12 months of the academic session for which one has applied for the claim.

Type of School/Institutions :
Government :
A Government school is that which is run by the State Government or Public Sector undertaking or an Autonomous Organization completely financed by the Government

Local Body :
A Local Body School is that which is run by Panchayati Raj and local body institutions such as Zila Parichad, municipal Corporation, Municipal Committee, Notified Area Committee and Cantonment Board

Private Aided:
A private aided school is that which is run by an individual or a private organization and receives grant from government or local body.

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  1. How will I receive the old question papers for preparing this exam?

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