JK NMMS 2024 Exam Scheduled for July 8: Eligibility, Exam Pattern, and More

 Published On: 24-06-2024

JK NMMS 2024 Exam Scheduled for July 8: Eligibility, Exam Pattern, and More

JK NMMS 2024 Exam Date Announced

The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has confirmed that the JK NMMS 2024 (National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme) exam will be conducted on July 8, 2024. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website as per the notification.

Eligibility Criteria for JK NMMS 2024

Candidates interested in appearing for JK NMMS 2024 must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Class 8 Students: Applicants must be studying in Class 8 during the academic year 2024.
  • Minimum Marks: A minimum of 55% marks in Class 8 exams is required. However, SC/ST students may have a 5% relaxation.
  • School Affiliation: Students must be enrolled in a local body, government-aided, or government school.
  • Family Income: The total annual family income should not exceed Rs 3.50 lakh.
  • Reservation Policy: Reservation benefits will be provided as per the reservation policy of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.

JK NMMS 2024 Exam Pattern

The JK NMMS 2024 exam consists of two papers:

Paper 1: Mental Ability Test (MAT)

  • Total Questions: 90
  • Total Marks: 90
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Timing: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Paper 2: Scholarship Ability Test (SAT)

  • Total Questions: 90
  • Total Marks: 90
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Timing: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About JK NMMS 2024

Q1. When will the admit cards for JK NMMS 2024 be available? A: The admit cards for JK NMMS 2024 will be available on the official website. Candidates are advised to check the website regularly for updates.

Q2. What is the marking scheme for JK NMMS 2024 exam? A: Each correct answer in both MAT and SAT papers carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

Q3. How can candidates apply for JK NMMS 2024 exam? A: Candidates can apply for JK NMMS 2024 by filling out the application form available on the official JKBOSE website within the specified dates.

Q4. Is there any age limit for appearing in JK NMMS 2024? A: There is no specific age limit mentioned for appearing in JK NMMS 2024. Students in Class 8 are eligible based on the other criteria mentioned.

Q5. What is the purpose of JK NMMS exam? A: JK NMMS aims to award scholarships to meritorious students from economically weaker sections to support their secondary education.