West Bengal NMMS
West Bengal NMMS

West Bengal NMMS is the state-level National Means Merit Scholarship (NMMS) for class 8th students of West Bengal.

Students of West Bengal’s govt, govt aided, local body schools with required marks, and parental income of upto Rs 3.5 lakh can appear in NMMS consisting of MAT and SAT exams. A total of 7250 students in West Bengal will get scholarships of Rs 12000 per year on the basis of West Bengal NMMS.

Latest – West Bengal NMMS 2023 admit card can be downloaded before exam.

West Bengal NMMS

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Important Dates of West Bengal NMMS

Release of NMMS West Bengal 2023 Application Form 23 Jun 2023
Last date to apply09 Aug 2023
Release of West Bengal NMMS admit card 2023-24 As per WBSED
West Bengal NMMS 2023 exam date17 Dec 2023
Issuance of answer keyAs per WBSED
NMMS West Bengal 2023 result announcementAs per WBSED

Exam Pattern and Syllabus of NMMS West Bengal

If you apply for NMMS in West Bengal, then you will appear in a single exam with two tests as follows.

TestNo. and Type of QsDurationSyllabus
Mental Ability Test (MAT)90 MCQs90 minutesQuestions testing verbal 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 figure etc
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)90 MCQs90 minutesquestions covering subjects namely, science, social studies and mathematics as taught in classes VII and VIII.
Exam Pattern and Syllabus of NMMS West Bengal 2022 – 2023
Exam Pattern and Syllabus of NMMS West Bengal
Exam Pattern and Syllabus of NMMS West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria

Students in West Bengal should apply for NMMS only if they are eligible. Critical points of NMMS eligibility criteria are as follows. Please also read NMMS West Bengal 2022-2023 brochure or notice and the official website scholarships.wbsed.gov.in for detailed eligibility criteria.

ClassClass 8th
SchoolGovernment, or Government-aided, or Local body school
Minimum marks55% in class 7 (5% relaxation for SC, ST)
Parental incomeRs 3.5 lakh per annum
Eligibility Criteria

West Bengal NMMS – An Overview

Name of ExamNMMS West Bengal
Full Form of ExamNational Means Merit Scholarship West Bengal
Also known asNational Means Merit Scholarship Examination (NMMSE)
Organizing BodyWest Bengal School Education Department

(West Bengal School Education Department (WBSED))
Scholarship Quota for West Bengal (meaning number of students who will get scholarships)7250
Official Websitescholarships.wbsed.gov.in (all websites – scholarships.wbsed.gov.in)
Exam PatternMAT – 90 MCQs of 90 Minutes
and SAT – 90 MCQs of 90 Minutes
Scholarship AmountRs 12000 yearly (Rs 1000 per month)
Class of students who can appear in NMMS West BengalClass 8th
West Bengal NMMS – An Overview