TS NMMS (National Means cum Merit) Scholarship Exam 2021-22

Telangana State National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (TS NMMS) for the year 2020-21 for class VIII will be conducted in Telugu medium/ English medium/ Hindi medium and Urdu medium. Online scholarship applications are invited for the NMMS examination from the official website bse.telangana.gov.in.

User guidelines to register the scholarship application of the candidates online and to pay examination fee online through State Bank of India collect and to take a printout of registered applications and nominal rolls. Instructions, last date, and general guidelines of the NMMS scheme are available on the bse.telangana.gov.in website.

Under this scheme, the candidates studying 8th class during the academic year 2020-21 are eligible to apply. The scholarship will be given to the selected candidates from 9th class to 12th class at Rs.12000/- per annum if the student satisfies the eligibility criteria.

The main objective of the NMMS scheme is to offer merit candidates who are studying in Government School/ Zilla Parishad / Private model schools which have no residential facility. Whose parents/guardians annual income is below 1,50,000 rupees to encourage 7th class dropouts to continue their education till 12th class.

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NMMS written test for 7th class studying students will be conducted soon and exam results will be published later online at BSE Telangana official portal. Students must check the eligibility conditions before applying online. Attested copies of certificates shall be enclosed to the printout of applications and nominal rolls.


TS NMMS Scholarship Exam Details:

Organization: The Director of Government Examinations, Telangana

Notification: National Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (TS NMMS)

Official Website: www.bse.telangana.gov.in

Exam Date: 21-02-2021

Exam Result Date: N/A

Contact Phone Number: 9177002454, 9177002457

Academic Year: 2021-22

For Technical Issue: 9393797722 (10:00 am – 05:00 pm)

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Eligibility Criteria for TS NMMS:

  • Student who scored minimum 55% marks in case of SC/ST 50% marks or equivalent grade for all categories in class 8 examination studied during the previous year.
  • Students who are studying in Govt. School/ Zilla Parishad / Private model schools which have no residential facility only can apply.
  • Students whose parent’s/guardian yearly income is below 1,50,000 rupees from all sources.
  • Students having less than 40% disability and PH certificates issued by reservation.

Reservation: State reservation rules will be implemented for the scholarship award in every district.

Scholarship Amount: Rs.12000/- per annum

Examination Fee: Examination fee has to be remitted online only through the system of SBI collect which is linked with the online application.

For Gen/BC students Rs.100/-
For SC/ST/PH students Rs.50/-

TS NMMS Exam Pattern: It comprises 2 parts that cover the 7th & 8th classes of social, sciences, and math’s.

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

It will have 90 (ninety) multiple-choice questions and each question will be of 1 mark.

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Merit List: A merit list of students will be prepared for each district separately. The minimum qualifying marks for each paper will be 40% for general, 35% for BC category, and 25% for SC/ST/physically disabled students to become eligible for award of scholarship. TS NMMS exam result will declare soon.

TS NMMS Scholarship

How to Apply TS NMMS Exam 2021-22 Online?

Interested and eligible students may apply online from bse.telangana.gov.in official website. To apply:


  1. Visit www.bse.telangana.gov.in in.
  2. Then click on the NMMS link on the left side of the web page.
  3. Then click on Application for NMMS 2020-21.
  4. Enter your UDISE Code in the both UDISE Code & Password field.
  5. Once login, read the instructions and click on the “If You Agreed to Proceed to Next” button.
  6. Fill in your details as your school records.
  7. Then upload your photo with a duly signed, income certificate, caste certificates (SC/ST/BC), and
    and medical certificates if handicapped students.
  8. After entering your details, click on Submit Application button.
  9. Then take a printout of your application.
  10. To take a printout click on the Report tab and then click on the “PDF” link.
  11. Check & confirm all the details you have entered.


  1. To pay the exam fee click on the SBI Collect button at the menu above.
  2. Then click the check box and proceed button for payment.
  3. Here select the State of Corporate/Institution as Telangana.
  4. Type of Corporate/ Institute as Government Department.
  5. Then click on the Go button.
  6. Here again, select the Director of Government Exams TS and click on submit button.
  7. Then select Payment Category as “TS-NMMS-EXAMINATION-FEE 2020-21.
  8. Enter all the required details and click on submit button.
  9. Then choose the payment mode credit card or debit card.
  10. Enter your card details and make the payment.
  11. And finally, download the receipt and take a printout.

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Then submit the application forms, and nominal roll (in two sets) duly attested by the Head Master/Principal of the school should be submitted to the concerned District Educational Officer along with the attested copies of caste certificate, income certificate, 7th class mark sheet, medical certificates (in case of physically disabled students).

Documents Needed:

  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate
  • 7th class mark sheet
  • Medical certificates (physically disabled students)

Exam Date: 21-02-2021

Exam Result Date: N/A

Important Links:

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