Andhra Pradesh NMMS 2023 admit card available at; scholarship, exam pattern

A total of 4,087 students will be awarded to students studying in government, civil body and aided-schools in Andhra Pradesh.


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Students will have to get 40% marks to clear the NMMS 2023 exam. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)Students will have to get 40% marks to clear the NMMS 2023 exam. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Divyansh | November 23, 2023 | 02:04 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (APBSE) has hosted the link of AP NMMS admit card 2023 on the official website, The board will conduct the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) exam 2023 on December 3.

The scholarship is awarded by the ministry for human resource development to 1,00,000 students across the country, of which 4,087 scholarships will be allotted to students of Andhra Pradesh. These scholarships have been distributed among the districts on the basis of enrollment in Class 7 and 8 and child population for each academic year.


The selected student will receive a sum of Rs 12,000 per annum for which the selected student shall have to open a joint Savings Bank Account with their parents in any nationalised bank that has core banking facility or ESC facility. Accounts other than Savings bank will be rejected at the time of disbursement of scholarship.

Students studying in the schools operated by the government, local body, municipal, aided-schools and model schools (without residential facilities) are eligible for the exam. The household income of the students should not exceed Rs 3,50,000 per annum.

Also Read | Kerala NMMS 2023 exam date postponed to December 11; check schedule

Exam pattern

Mental Ability Test

• 90 multiple choice questions

• 90 marks and each question carries one mark

• No negative marking

Scholastic Aptitude Test

• 90 multiple choice questions

• 90 marks covering social science, science and mathematics of Classed 7 and 8

Each question carries one mark

• No negative marking.

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The students will get three hours to attempt the mental ability test and scholastic aptitude test. Students from general, OBC and physically handicapped categories will have to secure 40% marks to qualify the examination. Those from SC and ST categories will have to get 32% marks in the NMMS 2023 exam. The student will have to qualify both the tests i.e. MAT and SAT, with at least 40% marks in aggregate taken together for these two tests.

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