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NMMS Scholarship 2023 – National Means Cum-Merit Scholarship

Candidates will be able to apply for NMMS Scholarship 2023 for “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS)” Scheme to Class 9, 10, 11, and 12. Interested and Eligible candidates may apply online from here.

EventNMMS Scholarship 2023
AuthorityGovernment of India
SchemeNMMS Scheme
QualificationClass 9 to 12
GovernmentGovernment of India
Application ProcessOnline
Application FeeFree
Start Date17th August 2023
Last Date10th October 2023

NMMS Scholarship 2023

Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam has started a Scholarship scheme for Centrally Sponsored “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS)” Scheme for the financial year 2023 – 2024. NMMS Scholarships are awarded to the gifted or meritorious students studying as regular students in class IX, X, XI and XII in a Government, Government-aided and local body schools and whose parental income are not more than Rs. 3,50,000/- per annum.

We’ll provide all the necessary information regarding the online application. candidates can apply online through by visiting (www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in)

NMMS Scholarship Details

Name of exam: National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Examination, 2023

Name of scholarship: National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme

Academic session: 2023 – 2024

Nodal agency: Ministry of Education (MoE), GOI

Exam level: National Level

Class: Class VIII (8th Standard)

Application method: Online

No of scholarship for Assam: 2411

Date of exam: 18th November 2023

Category-wise reservation:

Category%age of Reservation

Value of NMMS Scholarship Assam

The amount of scholarship will be Rs. 12000/- per annum @ Rs. 1000 per month.

Eligibility Criteria of NMMS Scholarship

The minimum eligibility criteria to apply for NMMS Scholarship are as mentioned below

Class: Students of Class-VIII studying in Government, Local Body, and Govt. Aided are only eligible.


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 minimum of 55% marks in Class IX and XI and 60% in Class X for continuance of scholarship (Relaxable by 5% for SC/ST candidates) in next higher classes.

Family Income: Scholarships are awarded to the gifted or meritorious students whose parental income is not more than Rs. 3,50,000/- per annum.

Type of School: Students studying as regular students in class IX, X, XI and XII in a Government, Government-aided and local body schools for a maximum period of four years.

Who Can’t Apply for NMMS Scholarship ?

Following category of students can’t apply for NMMS Scholarship

Students studying in private schools too 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 Examination Fee 2023

UR/ OBCRs 200/-
SC/ STRs 180/-
PWDRs 175/-
Payment ModeDebit/Credit card, Internet Banking

How to Apply for NMMS Assam Scholarship ?

Students will be able to apply for Scholarships from the official portal. NMMS Assam Scholarship Portal. Candidates may follow below mentioned steps to apply for NMMS Assam Scholarship.

  • Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .
  • Click on the “Online Application Form” and complete the registration process by clicking “Register Now”.
  • In the next stage, fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.
  • After completing all these steps, candidates must pay application fee as per their category.
  • At the end, submit the form.

Documents to be Submitted with Online Application Form

Following documents are to be uploaded along with online application form :

  • Scanned copy of Candidate’s Photograph.
  • Scanned copy of Candidate’s Signature.
  • Scanned copy of Candidate’s Caste certificate (Only for OBC, SC and ST candidates).
  • Scanned copy of Candidate’s Disability certificate (Disabled candidates).
  • Scanned copy of Declaration Form.

Important Dates of NMMS Exam 2023

-> Starting date of submission of application form: 17th August 2023
-> Last date of submission of application form: 10th October 2023
-> Date of issue of E-admit Cards: 1st November 2023
-> Date of Examination: 18th November 2023

Important Web-Links of NMMS Exam

Online Application FormClick Here
Official NotificationClick Here
Declaration FormClick Here
Official GuidelinesClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

FAQs of NMMS Scholarship 2023

How to Apply for NMMS Scholarship?
Students can apply for NMMS Scholarship from the NMMS Assam Scholarship Portal, Need to visit (www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in) then fill in the required details and upload the documents.

What is the Eligibility for the NMMS Scholarship?
Students of Class 9 up to 12 can apply for NMMS Scholarship if they belong to Rs. 3,50,000/- per annum.

What is the age of the NMMS Scholarship?
There are no specified age limits to apply for an NMMS Scholarship, Any student can apply if they are studying.