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NMMS Scholarship Exam 2023 Application Form, Apply Online Portal

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NMMS Scholarship

We we’ll be discussing about the recently launched NMMS Scholarship 2023. This scholarship is also known as National Means cum Merit Scholarship. Apply Online, NMMS Exam Scholarship Portal, and all the other details are shared here for the students studying in Class 8.

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NMMS Scholarship

The Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam has recently released an official notification regarding the centrally sponsored “NMMS Scholarship” or the “National Means cum Merit Scholarship” Scheme for the financial year 2023-2024.

The NMMS Scholarship is awarded to all the meritorious students who are studying as regular students in Class IX, Class X, Class XI and Class XII in Government, Government-aided or/ and local body schools.

To be eligible for this NMMS Scholarship for Class 8, Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12 the student’s parental income should not be more than INR 3,50,000 per annum.

So, the interested and eligible candidates, after reading the entire document very carefully, may apply online for the latest Scholarship in Assam for school and college students (NMMS) from the direct link provided below (madhyamik.assam.gov.in)

NMMS Scholarship Exam 2023 Overview

Scheme NameNMMS
Scheme TypeScholarship
OrganisationDSE, Assam
EligibilityClass VIII
Application ProcessOnline
Application FeeRs. 250
Start Date17th August 2023
Last Date10th October 2023

NMMS Scholarship Exam Assam 2023 Full Details

Exam NameNational Means cum Merit Scholarship Examination, 2023
Scheme NameNational Means cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme
OrganisationDirectorate of Secondary Education, Assam
Total Seats in Assam2411
Exam TypeOMR
Exam MediumEnglish & Assamese
Question TypeMultiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Exam Date18th November 2023
No. of Exam Centres103 Centres

Category Wise Reservation for NMMS Exam Scholarship 2023

CategoryReservation (in %)

NMMS Assam Scholarship Amount

The student who clears the NMMS Scholarship Exam will be given a sum of Rs. 12,000 per annum (i.e., Rs. 1000 per month)

Eligibility Criteria for NMMS Scholarship

Class: the students who are studying in Class VIII are eligible to apply for the NMMS Exam

School: Only those students who are studying under the Government and Provincialised schools under the Department of School Education, Government of Assam are eligible to get the scholarship. Students from private schools, JNVs and TVs may appear in the examination, but they will not be selected for the scholarship.

Family Income: To be eligible for this Scholarship, the student’s parental income should not be more than INR 3,50,000 per annum.


  • A minimum  of  55 %  marks  or  equivalent  grade  in  Class  VII  examination is  needed for appearing NMMS Examination (5% less for SC/ ST students)
  • The awardees should get a minimum of 55% marks in Class IX and XI and 60% in Class X for continuance of the scholarship (Relaxable by 5% for SC/ ST candidates) in next higher classes.

Who are not eligible for NMMS Scholarship?

  • Students studying in private schools may appear in this scholarship exam; but they won’t be eligible for this scholarship.
  • The students studying in ‘Kendriya Vidyalaya’ and ‘Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas; are not entitled to get this scholarship.
  • Students studying in Residential Schools run by the State Government Institutions, where facilities like boarding, lodging and education are provided and students studying in private schools are also not eligible for the scholarship under this scheme. 

NMMS Exam Fee

The candidates will have to pay the following examination fee to complete their online application process. The fee may vary according to the reservation category of the candidates. The complete details regarding the fee are given below:

CategoryExam Fee
GeneralRs. 200
OBCRs. 200
SCRs. 180
STRs. 180
PWDRs. 175

Payment Mode: The candidates will be able to pay their examination fee through the online payment gateway. To make online payment, the candidates should have any of the following options – ​​Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking or UPI.

How to Apply for NMMS Exam 2023?

The students who fulfil all the required criteria and want to participate in the latest NMMS Scholarship Exam will have to submit their application through the Official NMMS Assam Scholarship Portal or Mobile Application of DSE, Assam.

Steps for NMMS Scholarship Apply Online

To complete the online application process for the NMMS Exam 2023, the candidates will have to follow the following steps mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Scroll down and go to ‘Important Links‘ Section
  • Step 2: Click on ‘Apply Online
  • Step 3: An official web page will pop up in a new tab of your browser
  • Step 4: In the official portal, you will see instructions for the application process
  • Step 5: Read all the instructions for the application process very carefully
  • Step 6: After reading the full notification click on ‘Next‘ button
  • Step 7: You will be redirected to the ‘application form‘ page to complete the registration and application process
  • Step 8: Enter all the details that you are asked for like Name, Age, Class, DOB, etc
  • Step 9: After that, you have to upload your photograph, signature and declaration form
  • Step 10: After this process, you’ll have to pay the required application exam fee as per your category
  • Step 11: After successful payment, your application will be finally submitted
  • Step 12: You’ll receive an acknowledgement copy of your NMMS Scholarship application form submission
  • Step 13: Download or save the acknowledgement copy for future reference

Documents Required with NMMS Application Form

The following documents are required to be uploaded by the students along with the online NMMS Scholarship Exam Application Form:

PhotographJPG/ JPEG35 KB
SignatureJPG/ JPEG30 KB
Caste CertificateJPG/ JPEG100 KB
Disability CertificateJPG/ JPEG100 KB
Declaration FormJPG/ JPEG100 KB

Note: The candidate must have a valid email id before applying for the NMMS Scholarship 2023.

Important Dates of NMMS Assam Scholarship 2023

Application Start Date17th August 2023
Application Last Date10th October 2023
Admit Card1st November 2023
NMMS Exam Date18th November 2023

NMMS Scholarship Portal

Apply OnlineCLICK HERE
Download Official NotificationCLICK HERE
Download Declaration FormCLICK HERE
Read Official GuidelinesCLICK HERE
Visit Official WebsiteCLICK HERE
Join Telegram GroupCLICK HERE

NMMS Scholarship Selection Process

The following are the conditions for the selection for the NMMS Assam Scholarship:

  • A written examination of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) based will be held on 18th November 2023 for the selection of candidates under NMMS Scholarship Scheme, Assam. 
  • The question paper will be in both Assamese & English medium only. The OMR sheet will be in English medium.
  • Previous 5 years’ question papers are available in the ‘Bidyarthi‘ app at Google Play Store. 
  • Children with disability will be given extra time, as applicable.
  • There are two papers: Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) .

NMMS Scholarship Exam Pattern

Question PaperTotal MarksTime
Mental Ability Test (MAT)90 marks10 am to 11:30 am
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)90 marks1 pm to 2:30 pm

The following conditions may apply for the selection of candidates:

  • The students must pass both the tests i.e. MAT and SAT with at least 40% marks in aggregate taken together for these two tests. (For the SC/ST students, 32% marks)
  • The  student must have scored at least 55% mark or equivalent grade in Class VIII examination. (50% for SC/ST students). 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What is the NMMS Scholarship 2023 apply online starting date?

    The starting date to apply online for the Assam NMMS Scholarship Exam 2023 is 17th August 2023

  2. What is the NMMS Scholarship 2023 apply online last date?

    The last date to apply online for NMMS Scholarship Exam 2023 is 10th October 2023

  3. When will the admit cards for the Assam NMMS Exam be released?

    The admit cards for the Assam NMMS Exam will be released on 1st November 2023

  4. When will the Assam NMMS Scholarship Exam 2023 be conducted?

    The Assam NMMS Scholarship Exam 2023 will be conducted on 18th November 2023

  5. What is the NMMS Scholarship amount?

    The student who clears the NMMS Scholarship Exam will be given a sum of Rs. 12,000 per annum (i.e., Rs. 1000 per month)

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