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NMMS Odisha 2023 - Exam Date, Registration, Admit Card, Result

The National Merit Means Scholarship, commonly known as NMMS, was launched in 2008 by the Central Government. Under this scheme, every year, the state government conducts an examination to select the meritorious students who shall benefit from this scholarship. The quota for this NMMS scholarship differs for Odisha. This page covers the important details and information on NMMS Odisha. 

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NMMS Odisha 2023 Important Dates

NMMS Odisha offers funds to students to pursue their higher education. The students whose parental income is not more than Rs.1,50,000 only will benefit from this scheme. The basic idea behind the NMMS scheme is that every child should pursue their education, and finance should never become a hurdle for education.

The state government grants the NMMS scholarship to 3314 deserving students studying in 8th standard in any government, government-funded, or any local school for the current year. However, the candidates studying in residential schools like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and the government schools are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Here are important dates for NMMS Odisha 2023.


Important Dates (Tentative)

NMMS Odisha Online Application Forms

October 2023

NMMS Odisha Registration Deadline


The download of NMMS Odisha Admit Cards

4th week of January 2023

NMMS Odisha Exam Date

2nd week of February 2023

Release of Answer Key

3rd week of February 2023

NMMS Odisha Results

To be Announced

NMMS Odisha 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Students studying in class 8 in any government, government-aided, or local body schools are eligible to apply for the NMMS examinations. The basic eligibility criteria are,

  • Students must have cleared the class 8 annual examination with at least 55% of marks (5% relaxation for reserved category).
  • Students' parental income should not exceed Rs.1,50,000 per annum from all sources.
  • Students in government residential schools like Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) and residential schools under SC/ST development department, Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV), Sainik Schools, etc., where the government pays expenses, are not eligible under the NMMS scheme.

How to Apply for NMMS Odisha 2023?

National Means Cum Merit Scholarship examination is a single-stage exam, and the officials will announce the selection of the stipulated number of candidates as per district quota. The students do not require to pay any examination fees for NMMS Odisha. The candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps so that they can download their NMMS Odisha application form.

Step 1: Visit the official website of NMMS Odisha.

Step 2: Click on the link related to NMMS Scholarship Examination.

Step 3: The NMMS Odisha application form for 2023 will be displayed on the screen for download.

Step 4: Enter all the required details.

Step 4: After filling out the form, proceed further to make the payment.

Step 5: Take the printout of the application form and then submit the form to the concerned headmaster and the required documents like caste certificate, income certificate, etc.

Documents Required to Apply for NMMS Odisha 2023

Students of Odisha registering for NMMS must submit the following document along with the NMMS Odisha application form.

Listed below are the documents required while registering for NMMS Odisha.

  • Community Certificate for SC/ST or SEBC Candidates
  • Disability Certificate for Physically Handicapped
  • Income Certificate
  • Students from the following category can produce supporting documents instead of income certificates.
    • Annapurna
    • Ration Card
    • Antordaya
    • Mo Kudia Yojana family

NMMS Odisha 2023 Admit Card

The admit card for NMMS Odisha is released by the state government every year. The basic idea behind launching this scheme was that no child should drop their education just because of financial constraints. So, the government launched this scheme to remove this hindrance to finance. NMMS Odisha admit cards are being issued by the state government every year on their official website.

Read More: NMMS Odisha Admit Card

NMMS Odisha 2023 Sample Papers

There is no prescribed syllabus for the NMMS Odisha exam; students can follow their respective school curriculum. However, the NMMS Odisha question papers are framed based on the syllabus up to class 10. NMMS Odisha sample papers and previous year's question papers are available for download on the SCERT NTS Odisha official website.

Read More: NMMS Odisha Sample Papers

NMMS Odisha 2023 Results

One of the most crucial parts after giving any examination is the result time. Every candidate who has appeared for the examination eagerly waits for the results. Clearing this examination shall help him remove the financial hindrance to continue the educational journey to grab a successful career. The candidates can check the results on the official websites and visit our page to view their results.

Note: Know more about the NMMS Exam details for all the states.

Read More: NMMS Odisha Results

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