Karnataka NMMS 2023: Dates, Eligibility, Application Form


Karnataka NMMS 2023 or National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme Examination is one of the entrance exams which is organized every year by the official authorities with the motive of finding meritorious applicants of class 8 from the financially weaker sections and providing them with scholarships and motivating them to go further with their higher education. The students who were quitting their studies because of their poor financial status, get rewards in form of stipends to complete their higher studies. The National Means Merit Cum Scheme was at first designed by MHRD. This scheme is centrally sponsored means the exam is conducted in all the states and the central government sponsors the scheme and takes care of the studies of selected students upto class 12. Read the complete article to get more details about Karnataka NMMS 2023 Notification, registration, scholarship amount, reward, etc.

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  • DSERT (Department of State Educational Research and Training) has announced the Karnataka National Means cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) result for 2022-23.
  • The Karnataka NMMS 2023 result was declared on March 24, 2023.
  • Candidates who appeared for the NMMS Examination on January 22, 2023, can check their district-wise results.
  • The results can be downloaded from the official website of DSERT at dsert.kar.nic.in.

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Karnataka NMMS 2023 Dates

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Schedule
Events Dates (tentative)
Beginning of Application December 2021
Due date for Application January 2023

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Application Form

The students who are eligible for the National Merit Cum Scholarship Scheme have to fill the application form with correct details as per the  given steps:

  • Visit the official site of DSERT 
  • Click the ‘Karnataka NMMS Scheme Application Form’ 
  • Students have to download the form appearing on the screen.
  • Fill in the required information correctly and recheck it.
  • Pay the fees required for the form.
  • Upload the form on the official website with 
  1. A) Income certificate
  2. B) Disability Certificate.
  3. C) Class 6th mark sheet.
  4. D) copy of the first page of the candidate’s bank passbook.
  • Students should keep a soft copy of the form with them for further future references.

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility criteria of an NMMS candidate depend on two main things. One is the student’s percentage score of marks and the other is the income of the Candidate’s parents. Applicants who come under the below-mentioned criteria can apply for the exam:

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  • Students pursuing their 8th class education can apply for NMMS Karnataka 2023-23 
  • The student wishing to apply for NMMS should not be a class 8 repeater
  • A minimum of 55% in class 8 is required to apply for the scheme 
  • Students belonging to a General Category family must get a minimum of 55% marks 
  • Students who belong to scheduled caste or scheduled tribe Categories should have passed exam with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Candidates whose family income per annum is less than 1,50,000/- can apply for NMMS Karnataka 2023-23

Students Not Eligible For Application Of Karnataka NMMS 2023-23 

  • Students of  ‘Kendriya Vidyalayas’, JNVs and Sainik schools can not apply for the NMMS Karnataka Scholarship.
  • Students who are studying in Residential schools with a lot of facilities like boarding, lodging, and good education can’t apply for the NMMS scheme 
  • Students pursuing their education from private schools are not eligible for the NMMS scheme

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

 The Exam is taken in form of a written test with two different phases.

  • Mental Ability Test (MAT) 
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Students are provided 90 minutes for each phase of the exam. Each question in the paper carries one(1) mark which means the exam is a total of 180 marks 

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Syllabus

The complete Syllabus of the NMMS exam is based on the books of the NCERT and ICSEC. 

Maths, Social Studies, Science, and Reasoning are the 4 subjects included in the syllabus of NMMS Karnataka 2023-23

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Admit Card

Applicants can check hereunder; details about Karnataka NMMS 2023 Hall Ticket:

  • The admit card for the exam will be published by the responsible authorities of the Karnataka Government. 
  • Students can collect the admit card from the respective Education block provided to them.
  • All the students should carry a hard copy of the admit card with them during the exam.
  •  Some states provide admit card through their official websites too.

Details Printed on Karnataka NMMS Admit Card 2023

All the required information is printed on the admit card. Students are strictly advised to verify their details on the NMMS 2023 admit card.

  1. Student Name
  2.  Student photo
  3. Student’s scanned thumbprint
  4. Father’s name
  5. Roll number of the student
  6.  Gender of the student
  7. Date of birth
  8. Exam centre details
  9. Exam date and time
  10.  Exam duration
  11. Exam instructions

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Preparation Tips

  • Previous year papers and model question papers of the NMMS exam are provided to the students through the official website of NCERT and many other websites.
  • Practicing model question papers and solving previous year’s papers is the easiest and best way to prepare for the exam.
  • The students should know the complete syllabus and work hard to get a good score and get selected for the scholarship 

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Answer Key

The candidates who have appeared in the exam can check below in the given points about Kar NMMS 2023 Key of Anwers:

  • Answer key of the exam is usually revealed with a gap of 15-20 days after the exam is conducted. 
  • The answer key is provided to the students on the official portal of DSERT.  
  • Students have to visit the official portal to look for the answer key. 

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Result

  • After the exam has been conducted, the government of Karnataka announces the results of the exam.
  •  The students need both SAT and MAT with a minimum of 40%. 
  • The students who belong to reserved categories have to score a minimum of 32% 
  •  The result checking process includes:
    • Visit the official portal
    • Click on ‘result of NMMS Karnataka’
    • Enter roll number provided to you
    • Download the result list

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Counselling Process

  • Students who score 55% marks in Class 9 will be provided with the stipend amount of 12,000
  • Students of reserved categories are provided a relaxation of 5%
  • The following students have to fill NMMS scholarship application form through the National Scholarship Portal.

Karnataka NMMS Scholarship 2023 Rewards

Almost 100,000 students are benefited from the National Means Cum Merit Scheme every year 

  • If the students pass the exam, the selected students are rewarded 12,000 INR (Twelve thousand rupees) per annum which means students get 1000 INR (One thousand rupees) per month.
  • The above-mentioned stipend is provided to the selected students by the State bank of India (SBI).

Karnataka NMMS 2023 Highlights

The candidates can check hereunder; short details about Kar NMMS 2023:

Overview of Karnataka NMMS 2023
Exam Name  NMMS
Full Name  National Means Cum Merit Scheme Karnataka
State Karnataka
Launching Authority Department of School Education and Literacy
Application dates October and November
Official website https://dsert.kar.nic.in/
Exam level State
Beneficiary Students of class 9

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