NMMS Scholarship 2022 – National Means Cum-Merit Scholarship, Online Apply


NMMS Scholarship 2022

Directorate of Secondary Education, (*180*) has released the official notification of Centrally Sponsored “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS)” Scheme for the financial year 2022-2023. 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. 




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 (*180*)

The quantity 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 finding out in (*90*), Local Body, and Govt. Aided are only eligible. 



# Minimum  of  55  %  marks  or  equivalent  grade  in  Class  VII  examination is  wanted for showing NMMS examination(5% much less for SC/ST scholars)

# 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 categories.

Family Income: Scholarships are awarded to the proficient or meritorious scholars whose parental income is not more than Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum.

Type of School: Students finding out as common scholars in elegance IX, X, XI and XII in a (*90*), (*90*)-aided and native frame faculties for a most period of 4 years.

Who Can’t Apply for NMMS Scholarship ?


Following category of scholars can’t apply for NMMS Scholarship


# Students finding out in non-public faculties too appear in this scholarship exam; however they may not be eligible for this scholarship.
# The scholars finding out in (*15*) are not entitled to get this scholarship.

# Students finding out in Residential Schools run by the State (*90*) Institutions, where amenities like boarding, accommodation and schooling are equipped and scholars finding out in non-public faculties 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 query paper will be in both Assamese & English medium only. The OMR sheet will be in English medium.
# Previous 2 years’ query papers are available in the ‘Bidyarthi’ app at Google Play Store.
# Children with incapacity will be given further time, as acceptable.
# 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 settling on the scholars, the following prerequisites may apply:

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

NMMS Examination Fee 2022

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

How to Apply for NMMS (*180*) Scholarship ?

The application process of
National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) has been made ONLINE. Students have to download the ‘Bidyarthi’ app from the Play retailer of Android telephone.

Moreover, they can apply through Govt. of (*180*) official website www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in .


Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for these scholarship by visiting Official NMMS (*180*) Scholarship Portal. Candidates may follow below mentioned steps to apply for NMMS (*180*) 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 degree, fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

# At the finish, 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. Click here for Download Declaration

Important Dates of NMMS (*180*) Scholarship 2022


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

Important Web-Links of NMMS (*180*) Scholarship

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