NMMS Scholarship 2022 – Last Date, Benefits, Eligibility, Applications

by Dhrubajyoti Haloi
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NMMS Scholarship 2022 – Last Date, Benefits, Eligibility, Applications: Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam has released the official notification of Centrally Sponsored “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS)” Scheme for the financial year 2021-22. 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. 1,50,000/- per annum. 

The scheme is allowed by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, under the Government of India. Around 1 lakhs of the NMMS Scheme 2022 will be given to the understudies. The applications for NMMS 2022-23 have begun on 12th October 2022. The last date to apply is  27th November 2022. Look down to know more updates.

Highlights Of National Means and Merit Scholarship 2022-2023

Providing Authority National Scholarship Portal
Name of the Scholarship NMMS Scholarship/ National Means and Merit Scholarship
Application Mode Online
Closing Date 27th November 2022
Category Scholarships
Official Site www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in

NMMS Scholarship 2022 Info

Candidates can find the complete application procedure here. We have updated a lot of information. Students hoping to enlist for the plan needs to fulfill the recommended qualification models to apply for the plan.

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There is a fixed pay go for the group of the competitor which needs to follow to benefit of the grant reserves. In the article beneath the information of the National Means and Merit Scholarship Scheme 2022 qualifications and advantages will be referenced.

NMMS Assam Scholarship Overview

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

Academic session: 2022-2023
Nodal agency: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), GOI

Exam level: National Level

Class: Class VIII (8th Standard)

Application method:

No of scholarship for Assam: 2411


Date of exam: 18th December 2022

Technical Help Line Number: 8929207668
Category-wise reservation: 
Assam Quota Seats
Category %age of Reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
PWD 4%

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. 1,50,000/- 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.

Selection Process of NMMS Scholarship

# A written examination of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) will be held on 18th December 2022 for the selection of candidates under NMMS Scholarship Scheme. 

# The question paper will be in both Assamese & English medium only. The OMR sheet will be in English medium.
# Previous 2 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) .
Question Paper Subject Total Marks
Paper-l Mental Ability Test (MAT) 90 Marks
Paper-lI Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 90 Marks

For selecting the students, the following conditions may apply:

# 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).

NMMS Examination Fee 2022

Rs 200/-
Rs 180/-
Rs 175/-
Payment Mode
Debit/Credit card, Internet Banking

Application Procedure For NMMS Scholarship 2021

  1. Visit the National Scholarship Portal that is  www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in
  2. Now, find the National Means and Merit Scholarship link
  3. After that aspirants have to refer to proper eligibility criteria as well as for instructions carefully
  4. Eligible people need to find the Online Application link and read give the proper information on it
  5. After that verify the entered application form carefully
  6. Upload the suitable documents
  7. Now, submit it.
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. Click here for Download Declaration

Important Dates of NMMS Assam Scholarship 2021

# Starting date of submission of application form: 12th October 2022
# Last date of submission of application form: 27th November 2022
# Date of Examination: 18th December 2022
# Date of issue of E-admit Cards: To be updated later

Important Web-Links of NMMS Assam Scholarship

Online Application Form
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Official Notification
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Declaration Form
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Official Website
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