National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme 2018 (Class 8th)


Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education has issued a Scholarship Notification regarding National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme 2018 for Class 8th students.

The Scholarship Notification for National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) invites applications from Class 8th students.

It is,therefore, notified for information of all candidates that Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi through the Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education is going to conduct State Level National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme Examination on 4th November 2018 (Sunday) for students who are going to appear in Class 8th Annual Examination i.e, October 2018 in Kashmir Division / Winter Zones areas of Jammu Division and March 2019 in Summer Zone areas of Jammu Division.

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Other Eligibility Criteria:

1. The student shall be studying in Government School, Government aided school.

2. The student shall have minimum of 55% marks in Class 7th (5% relaxation for SC, ST students).

3. The overall family income should not exceed Rs 1.5 lakh per annum.

4. The student must continue his/her studies in Government School up to Class 12th.

Scholarship: 1068 scholarships will be awarded and the amount shall be Rs. 12000/- per annum per student i.e, total amount Rs. 48000/- for each selected student from Class 9th to Class 12th.

Examination: The pattern of written examination will be as follows:


Test No. of Questions No. of Marks



Mental Ability Test (MAT) 90 90

90 Minutes


Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 90 90

90 Minutes

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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, favoring Liaison Officer, NMMSS, deposited in JK Bank A/C No. 0547010100000002, Branch BOSE, IFSC Code JAKAOEXAMBR, must reach CDR Wing Bemina, Bye Pass, Srinagar / Rehari Colony, Jammu / Sub / branch Offices of JKBOSE by or before 15th September, 2018.

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