National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Examination, 2020

School Education. .

Centrally Sponsored National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Examination, 2020
(For the students studying in class VIII)

Instructions to the Applicants

Date of Examination: 17.01.2021

Date of submission of Online Application: From- 05.11.2020 To- 01.12.2020

Name and address of state Agency:

Directorate of School Education, West Bengal, Bikash Bhavan, 7th floor, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091.

For any clarification applicants may contact District Inspector of Schools (Secondary Education) of the concerned District [Address of the DI/S (SE) given in the Notice section of the portal] where his or her school is situated or mail to helpscholarsbips@gmail.com.

Please go through the Instructions carefully before filling up the form Online.

There is no provision to submit the hardcopy of the form either in the Directorate of School Education, Bikash Bhavan or in the office of D.I/S (SE) of any district.


  1. For salaried persons employed in Govt. Semi Govt. & Govt. Aided Organization/Institution, Employer Certificate for the period from 01.04.2019 to 31.03.2020 to be uploaded.
  2. For Other person, ‘Income Certificate’ for the period from 01.04.2019 to 31.03.2020 obtained from any competent Authority not below the rank of Jt. B.D.O/ Executive Officer ( in case of Corporation and Municipality area) is to be uploaded.
  1. If an applicant is studying in any school under BARRACKPORE or BIDHANNAGAR Subdivision, he/she must choose BARRACKPORE district instead of NORTH 24 PARGANAS or KOLKATA.
  2. If the candidate is studying in any school under SILIGURI Sub-division, he/she must choose SILIGURI as district instead of DARJEELING.

Filling up Application Form Online:

Step I

Click on the ‘New User Register Here’ link and fill up the personal details along with one Mobile number (a Mobile number used once, could not be used 2nd time for registration) and register. A registration number will be generated which should be noted down along with the password given for future login to the system.

Step II

Step III

Examination pattern of NMMS:-

State level NMMSE will be conducted in two sessions on the same day as per details given below:-

Name of the TestsTypeMarksNo of ItemsDuration (in Minutes)
Mental Ability TestObjective/MCQ909090 min
Scholastic Aptitude TestObjective/MCQ909090 min


Subject: There is no prescribed syllabus for NMMS Examination. Standard of items shall conform to the level of class VII & VIII.

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