NMMS Application 2024-25 Form, Exam Date, Application Dates, @scholarships.gov.in

NMMSS 2024-25: The Ministry of Education has started the application process for the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS). Eligible candidates can follow the steps given below to apply.

The Ministry of Education has opened the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) for submission of applications for the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS). Eligible candidates can apply for these posts through the official website Scholarship.gov.in. The last date for submission of applications is August 31, 2024.

After completing the registration, students will be provided with a 14 digit number issued as per the Aadhaar number which will be valid for the students during the entire academic year.

NMMS Application Form 2024-25 : Overview

Name of the scholarshipNational Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme
Scholarship typeNational level scholarship
Application starting datenotified soon
Eligibility7th pass
Benefits of the scholarship12 thousand rupees per year
Link for the scholarshipClick here

The NMMSS verification process on the NSP portal consists of two levels: 

Level-1 verification by Institute Nodal Officer (INO) and Level-2 verification by District Nodal Officer (DNO). The last date for INO (L1) verification is September 15, 2024 and the last date for DNO (L2) verification is September 30, 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must be in class 8th and must have secured at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST students) in the previous year examinations.
  • Students (as per latest Income Tax return or certificate from competent authority) whose family annual income is less than Rs 6 lakh.


Scholarship Benefits
Selected students receive an annual scholarship of Rs 12,000 in quarterly installments. This financial aid helps reduce the financial burden on underprivileged families and encourages students to continue their education.
NMMSS Scheme
NMMSS is provided to meritorious school students of classes 9 to 12 from economically weaker sections to reduce the dropout rate at class 8 and to encourage them to continue their education at the secondary level.
How to apply?
Candidates can follow the below steps to apply for NMMSS 2024:
  • Firstly candidates visit the official site of National Scholarship Scheme Scholarship.gov.in.
  • Click on New Registration link and enter the required details.
  • Once the registration is done, fill out the application form.
  • Upload the required documents (if required).
  • Click on submit and download the page.
  • Keep a hard copy of the application form for further need.

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