PM Scholarship Scheme {प्रधानमंत्री छात्रवृत्ति योजना}

Updated on Jun 20, 2020

As we all know today in the world the price of everything is increasing. And the most critical factor in our daily life is education, and due to the high costs of education and many courses, there are a lot of students who cannot do it. At this time, the scholarship can be the biggest asset for a student in his life. The scholarship is known as the amount of fees that are provided to the students for their education by the government of India. The government has presented many other scholarship schemes for students. Among them, one such programme is the PM Scholarship Scheme.

Details

Under the Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme, there are many different scholarships provided to the students. With the help of these scholarships, students can excel in any kind of education. PM Scholarship Scheme is the best scheme for the student as well as students, can easily register them or log into the account. The students can also check the status of the application, know the application process.

Overview

Name of Scheme

PM Scholarship Scheme

Department

Department of Ex-Serviceman Welfare

Type of Scheme

Central Govt. Scheme

Ministry

Ministry of Defenses

Objective

To encourage children for Higher Studies

Beneficiary

EX Serviceman Children

Financial Amount

Rs 2000 to Rs 2250 Monthly

Start Date to Apply

Available Now

Last Date to Apply

Notified Soon

Mode of Application        

Online

Official Website

http://ksb.gov.in/ 

Main Motive

The main motive of the Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme is to provide the students financial, economic as well as social security so that they can easily continue their education without any hurdles and also gain different degrees through undergraduate and postgraduate. PM Scholarship schemes will also help maintain the youth of the Indian economy. This scheme will also help with the unemployment problem. With the help of this amount, students will get a proper education, and then he or she can get an adequate job also.

Benefits

There are a lot of benefits provided to the students under the Prime Minister Scholarship scheme. The concerned authority has announced that a total of 500 scholarships will be provided to the ward or widow of deceased army officials who have lost their lives in any battles. Certain benefits are presented to the students that are mentioned below:

For girls

The girls who are eligible to get the scholarship under Prime Minister Scholarship scheme will be able to get Rupees 3000 per month to cater to their educational needs.

For boys

For the boys who are eligible to get the scholarship under Prime Minister Scholarship scheme will be able to get Rupees 2500 per month to cater the educational needs

Courses for which Scholarship is Eligible

There are a lot of courses for which the government is providing the PM Scholarship Scheme. All the courses are mentioned below:

  • Engineering or Architecture (BTech (4 years), BE (4 years), BArch (4 to 5 years))
  • Medical Courses (MBBS (4.5 years), BDS (5 years), BAMS (4.5 years), BHMS (4.5 years), BSMS (4.5 years), BUMS (5 years), BSc, BPT (4 years), BSc MLT (Medical Lab Technology) (4 years), BVSc & AH (5 years), B.Pharma. (4 years), BSc Nursing (4 years), BNYS (5 years), Doctor of Pharmacy (4 years), BSc Optometry (3 years))
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (4.5 years) (Management Courses, MBA (2 years), BBA (3 years), BBM (3 years), BCA (3 years), MCA (3 years), BPlan (4 years))
  • Other Professional Courses ( BSc Agriculture (4 years), BFSc/B.Fisheries (4 years), BSc Horticulture (4 years), Coy Secretary (4 years), BSc Bio-Tech (3 years), B.Ed. (1 year), BMC (3 years), Hotel Management Degree (4 years), BPEd (1 year), BASLP (4 years), BFT (3 years), BSc Microbiology (3 years), BSc HHA (3 years), LLB (2 to 3 years))

Eligibility Criteria

To get the scholarship under the Prime Minister Scholarship scheme, the candidate must have to fulfil the eligibility criteria. Details about the eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

  • To get the scholarship under this scheme, the candidate must be ward/widow of deceased CAPFs & AR/ Ex-CAPFs & AR/ retired as well as serving CAPFs & AR/ State Police Personnel.
  • The scholarship will only be provided to those candidates who want to pursue any of the courses mentioned above.
  • To get the scholarship, the candidate must pass with at least 60% of the aggregate marks in the minimum qualification that he or she has maintained.
  • For this, the Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) is 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation.
  • The candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in Intermediate.
  • There is only a professional degree course that is predictable by a central regulatory body like AICTE, MCI; etc. will be considered for giving a scholarship.
  • Wards of Civilians, for example, Para-Military Personnel are not eligible under this scheme.
  • Make sure that the student applying for this scheme is studying in the first year.

Document Needed

To apply for the Prime Minister scholarship scheme, the candidates must have to submit some required documents that are listed below:

  • Educational certificates: As it is already defined the scholarship is available only for graduation and post-graduation courses, so the candidates need to submit the 12th certificate if he or she has given the exam. To get the scholarship, the candidate must have scored at least 60% of the aggregate marks in the previous class.
  • Bank Details: The applicants must have to provide their bank account number with the IFSC code of the bank because the amount of the scholarship will be directly transferred to the bank account of the students. Parents are also allowed to provide their account details only if the student is pursuing Pre Metric education.
  • Aadhaar card of the students: The applicant must have to submit their Aadhaar card. The Aadhaar Card of the candidates will be used as the identity card as well as to verify their identity.
  • Death Certificate: The death certificate of deceased personnel will make sure that his or her father was deceased in any kind of battle.
  • Disability Certificate: If the father of the applicant is disabled, then a disability certificate is mandatory to show to get a scholarship.
  • Certificate of Gallantry Award: A certificate is necessary to provide which will be issued by the state government to proclaim that his father was killed in a war.
  • A bonafide certificate that will prove the student’s Bank Account is linked with an Aadhaar Card.
  • Affidavit or Self Certificate of ESM
  • High School Mark sheet
  • PPO Number
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Bank Account Passbook or cancelled cheque (SBI/PNB Only)
  • Latest Photograph of the applicant

How to Apply for the PM Scholarship Scheme?

To Apply for the PM Scholarship Scheme process is quite simple. The entire process is mentioned below:

1. First, you have to visit the official website of the Prime Minister Scholarship scheme.

2. After visiting the official website, you will see the “PMSS” Option in the top menu of the Official Website Homepage.

3. After clicking on this option, you will see a submenu item, "New Application" under which there will be another sub-menu item, "Apply online". Click on it.

4.  It will open a new window with the New PMSS Application Form.

5. After that, under the PM Scholarship Scheme Application Form, you will be able to see 2 Parts.

6. In the First Part of the PMSS Scholarship Scheme, you will have to fill your Details, Relative Post Details, etc.

7. In the Second Part of the PMSS Scholarship, You will have to Mention Address Details, Bank Account Details Etc.

8. After filling all the details carefully in the application form, you have to submit Your Application Form Finally. In this, you will be registered under the scheme to get the scholarship benefits.

Selection Process for the Scheme

For the Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme, the selection criteria are mentioned below:

  • The priority under this scheme will be given to the wards and widows of CAPFs and AR personnel who were killed in any kind of war.
  • The second priority under this scheme will be given to the wards of Ex-CAPFs and AR personnel who were disabled in any kind of war.
  • The third priority under this scheme will be given to the wards and widows of deceased CAPFs and AR personnel who died during their service.
  • The fourth preference under this scheme will be given to the wards of Ex-CAPFs and AR personnel who got disabled during their service with disability attributable to Government service.
  • After this, the preference will be provided to the wards of Ex-CAPFs and AR personnel who have received bravery awards for their service.
  • The next priority will be for the wards of Ex-CAPFs and AR personnel (PBOR only).
  • And in the last, the preference will be given to the wards of serving CAPFs and AR personnel (PBOR) according to the scholarship available.
  • The scholarship will also be provided to those people who are the wards of a state police officer and have lost their life.

Renewal of Application Form

To Renewal of Application Form under this scheme, the process is mentioned below:

1. First, you have to visit the official website, and after that, in the PMSS menu Section you will get the option "Renewal Application".

2. Click on the option and then open a new tab.

3. Now in the below of the Renewal application option, you will see an option of Click here to activate your account. Then click on it.

PM Scholarship Application Form Status

To check the PM Scholarship Application Form Status process is mentioned below:

1. First of all, you have to visit the official website of the PMSS Scholarship.

2. After that, in the "PMSS" menu Section you will get the option, "Application Status".

3. Now you have to enter the DAK ID and Verification Code.

4. After this, click on the search button.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can someone apply offline for a PM scholarship scheme?

No, the person can apply only online for the scheme by visiting the official website.

Q: If a student is in 2nd year, then he or she is eligible to apply for this scheme?

No, only first-year students are eligible to apply under this scheme.

Q: Is this scholarship scheme open for PG courses?

No, this scheme is not open to PG courses. Only MCA and MBA students can apply for this scheme.

Q: Can a student get a scholarship to study abroad under this scheme?

No, only Indian students can get scholarships under this scheme, and they must have to study in India.

Q: Who can apply for the PM Scholarship scheme?

Any student who is in the first year of their professional course is eligible to apply under this scheme.

Q: What is the period of this fellowship programme?

The period of the fellowship entirely depends on your course, but it usually is valid from 1 to 5 years


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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