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Organization : Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations
Scholarship Name : NMMS 2020-21 National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme Examination
Applicable For : VIII Std Students
Applicable State : Tamil Nadu
Last Date : 08.01.2021
Exam Date : 21.02.2021
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Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations invites applications for National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme Examination for the year 2020-21.

Who Can Apply?

1. SC/ST students should get 50%, and above, all other candidates should get 55% and above in VII-Std. Annual Exam.
2. Parent’s Annual Income should be below Rs.1,50,000/- (Rupees one lakh fifty thousand only)

How to Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the NMMS 2020-21.

Steps :
Step 1 : Candidates are required to apply for NMMS Examination through their school only.

Step 2 : The Headmaster / Head of Institution can download sufficient number of blank application forms from the official website.

Download Application Form :

Step 3 : The Headmaster / Head of Institutions should distribute blank application forms to all the VIII Std., students who are studying in the current academic year.

Step 4 : With the help of parent / teachers the students should fill up the application forms and return the filled in application forms to the Headmaster / Head of Institution concerned, along with Photo and cash of Rs.50/- (Fifty only).

Note :
The filled application forms should be use for uploading particulars through online by the Head Master / Principal / Head of the Institution.

Instructions :

Application Format

The application form contains the following details. please fill the form carefully

2. Student Information :
** Name
** Sex – Male/Female/Transgender
** Date of Birth in the format of DD-MM-YYYY
** Medium – Tamil/English
** Caste – General/SC/ST/OBC/OB(Muslim)/MBC
** Area of Candidate resides – Rural/Urban
** National ID (for PH)
** Disability Status of Candidate – None/Orthopaedic/Hearing/Blind

3. Residential Address :
** Door No & Street
** City / Town
** Pin Code
** Taluk
** District

4. Parent’s Details :
** Father’s Name
** Father’s Education
** Father’s Occupation
** Mother’s Name
** Mother’s Education
** Mother’s Occupation

5. Parent’s Annual Income
6. No. of Family Members
7. E-mail ID
8. Mobile No.
9. Student’s Signature
10. Parent’s Signature

Exam Pattern

The examination will be conducted in two sessions on the same day. You have to take the examination as per details given below
1. Mental Ability Test (MAT)
2. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT),

Type of Test No. of Question Time Limit
Mental Ability Test (MAT) 90 90 Minutes + 30 mins for differently abled candidates
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 90 90 Minutes + 30 mins for differently abled candidates

The Applicants are requested to refer/consult State Liaison Officer for the composition of the test.Each question carries 1(one) mark.

NMMS Schedule

1. Downloading Application forms – 28.12.2020 to 08.01.2021
2. Last Date to Submit Applications – 08.01.2021

About Us :
The Directorate of Government Examinations has been entrusted with the onerous responsibility of conducting the Board examinations for the students studying in the State Board in Std X and XII.

The mark certificates issued to the students of standard X and XII is considered as a vital and valued document for continuing higher education and for seeking job opportunities.

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