The Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam has announced an official notification regarding the National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Examination, 2023. Students who are studying in class VIII are eligible for the NMMS exam. The examination will be held from 18th November 2023 in the state of Assam sponsored by the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education, Government of India. Candidates need to apply online for the following National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Examination.
Table of Content
- 1 Assam NMMS Exam 2023
- 2 Assam NMMS Exam Details
- 3 Eligibility Criteria of the NMMS Exam
- 4 Scholarship Details of the NMMS Scheme
- 5 Examination Fee of NMMS Exam
- 6 Other Details of the NMMS Exam
- 7 How to Apply for NMMS Exam?
- 8 Important Dates of Assam NMMS Exam
- 9 Important Links of NMMS Exam 2023
- 10 FAQs of Assam NMMS Exam 2023
Assam NMMS Exam 2023
|Apply Start Date
|17th August 2023
|Apply Last Date
|10th October 2023
Assam NMMS Exam Details
Name of Exam: National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Examination, 2023
Name of Scheme: National Means Cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Scheme
Name of Organization: Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam
Total Seats in Assam: 2411 Seats
Type of Exam: Written Exam (OMR)
Medium of Exam: Assamese and English
Type of Question: Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Date of Exam: 18th November 2023
No of Exam Centres: 103 Centres
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Eligibility Criteria of the NMMS Exam
Class: Students who are studying in class VIII are eligible for the NMMS exam.
School Type: Only the students of 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 KVs may appear in the examination, but they will not be selected for the scholarship.
Scholarship Details of the NMMS Scheme
Students who are found qualified in the NMMS exam will get a scholarship of Rs.12,000/- per year during classes IX, X, XI and XII. Note that the income of the parents of the student should not exceed 3.5 lakhs per annum as per the norms of the Ministry of Education to avail of the scholarship benefits.
Examination Fee of NMMS Exam
Candidates have to pay the 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.
|Other Backward Class (OBC)
|Scheduled Castes (SC)
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)
|Persons with Disabilities (PwD)
Payment Method: Candidates are able to pay their examination fees through the online payment gateway. Candidates should have any of the following options to make the payment – Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking or UPI.
Other Details of the NMMS Exam
The subject details including marks details and schedule will be as follows.
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)
|10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
|Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
|1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
How to Apply for NMMS Exam?
Students who fulfil all required eligibility criteria as per the advertisement details and want to participate in the NMMS exam have to submit their application through the official web portal or mobile app of DSE, Assam. Students may follow the following steps.
📌 Step to online apply
1️⃣ Scroll down, and check the Important Link section.
2️⃣ Click on the Online Application Link.
3️⃣ Now, an official web portal will load in the new tab of your browser.
4️⃣ In that portal, you will see instructions for the application process.
5️⃣ Read all the instructions properly and click the Next button.
6️⃣ Now, you will be redirected to the application form page.
7️⃣ On that page, you have to provide all your asked details.
8️⃣ After that, you have to upload your photograph, signature and declaration form.
9️⃣ Now, you have to pay the examination fee.
🔟 After successful payment, your application will be submitted.
✅ Also, you will receive an acknowledgement copy of your submission. Keep that acknowledgement copy for future use.
✅ Required Documents
Candidates must keep the following documents ready before proceeding with the online application process.
Important Dates of Assam NMMS Exam
|Online Apply Start Date
|17th August 2023
|Online Apply Last Date
|10th October 2023
|Admit Card Issue Date
|1st November 2023
|NMMS Exam Date
|18th November 2023
Important Links of NMMS Exam 2023
|Online Application Link
|Download Declaration Form
|Download Official Notification
|Install Our Android App
|Visit Official Website
FAQs of Assam NMMS Exam 2023
Ans: The online application submission starts for the Assam NMMS Examination 2023 is 17th August 2023.
Ans: The last date to apply online for Assam NMMS Examination 2023 is 10th October 2023.
Ans: The admit cards will be issued on 1st November 2023 for the NMMS Exam.
Ans: The Assam NMMS Exam will be conducted on 18th November 2023.