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NMMS Exam 2023 – National Means Merit Scholarship Scheme

Scheme NameNMMS
Scheme TypeScholarship
OrganizationDSE, Assam
EligibilityClass VIII
Application ProcessOnline
Application FeeRs.200/-
Start Date17th August 2023
Last Date10th October 2023

Assam NMMS Exam 2023

The Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam has issued an official notification regarding the National Means Merit Scholarship (NMMS) Examination, 2023. As per the official notification, online applications are invited from the students studying in class VIII for the NMMS Examination, 2023 to be held on 18th November 2023 in the state of Assam sponsored by the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education, Government of India. The online applications can be submitted through the official website or and through the ‘Bidyarthi’ Mobile App.

Related: NMMS Admit Card 2023

Assam NMMS Exam Details

Name of Exam: National Means Merit Scholarship Examination, 2023

Name of Scheme: National Means 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

Other Details of NMMS Exam: The subject details including marks details and schedule will be as follows.

SubjectTotal MarksTiming
Mental Ability Test (MAT)9010:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)901:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Eligibility Criteria of NMMS Exam

Class: Students who are studying in class VIII are eligible for the NMMS exam.

School: 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 NMMS Scheme

Students 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 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.

CategoryExamination Fee
Other Backward ClassRs.200/-
Scheduled CastesRs.180/-
Scheduled TribesRs.180/-
Persons with DisabilitiesRs.175/-

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.

How to Apply for NMMS Exam?

Students who fulfil all required eligibility criteria and want to participate in the NMMS exam have to submit their application through the official web portal or mobile app of DSE, Assam. To complete the online application process, students may follow the following steps.

Scroll down, and check the Important Link section.
Click on the Online Application Link.
Now, an official web portal will load in the new tab of your browser.
In that portal, you will see instructions for the application process.
Read all the instructions properly and click the Next button.
Now, you will be redirected to the application form page.
On that page, you have to provide all your asked details.
After that, you have to upload your photograph, signature and declaration form.
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. All the following documents should be scanned in proper file format to be accepted by the portal. You can use Tool by JobAssam to resize your documents.

Document NameSizeFormat
Photograph35 KBJPG/JPEG
Signature30 KBJGP/JPEG
Caste Certificate100 KBJPG/JPEG
Disability Certificate100 KBJPG/JPEG
Declaration Form100 KBJPG/JPEG

Important Dates of Assam NMMS Exam

Application Start Date17th August 2023
Application Last Date10th October 2023
Admit Card Issue Date1st November 2023
NMMS Exam Date18th November 2023

Important Links of NMMS Exam 2023

Online Application LinkClick Here
Download Declaration FormClick Here
Download Official NotificationClick Here
Online Documents ResizeClick Here
Online Application GuideClick Here
Install Our Android AppClick Here
Visit Official WebsiteClick Here

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FAQs of Assam NMMS Exam 2023

What is the starting date of the online application for the Assam NMMS Exam 2023?

The starting date of the online application for the Assam NMMS Exam 2023 is 17th August 2023.

What is the last date to apply online for the Assam NMMS Exam 2023?

The last date to apply online for the Assam NMMS Exam 2023 is 10th October 2023.

When will the admit cards for the Assam NMMS Exam be issued?

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

When will the Assam NMMS Exam be conducted?

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

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