PM Scholarship is the initiative of the Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. It has been introduced in the year 2006-07 with the aim to help the students to pursue their dreams. Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) was announced by the Hon’ble Prime Ministers of India. The scholarship is meant for the dependent wards and widows of Ex-Servicemen/Ex-Coast Guard personnel.
As per the Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi's latest announcement, the scholarship will available for the wards of State Police officials, martyred during Naxal/terror attacks. In addition to this, PM Modi is offering a scholarship to 12th class students so that they can complete their education without facing any financial problem. The scholarship aims to support and encourage the professional and technical higher education among the students.
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PM Scholarship Yojana 2019-20 form can be filled via online mode. Check below the guidelines regarding the application process:
Step-3: Upload Documents & Submit Form
Here, students can get details regarding the important dates of Prime Minister Scholarship scheme:
|Last date of application for ex-servicemen||15th November 2019|
|Application deadline for RPF/RPSF||15th November 2019|
|Last date of application for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles||15th December 2019|
|Deadline for renewal of an application||January to April|
Note: All the above dates are tentative. It may change on the orders of the scholarship provider.
The eligibility conditions need to be fulfilled by the candidates to apply for PM Scholarship 2019-20 is as follows:
Eligibility for Class 12th Passed Students:
PM Modi has made the latest announcement in the year 2019 regarding the scholarship for class 10th and 12th students. Below are the eligibility conditions for PM scholarship scheme for 10th pass students:
Candidates who will be selected for the scholarship are eligible for pursuing the following courses:
|B.E./B.Tech, BHTM, BTTM, BHM, B.Plan, BAAC, BHMCT, BFA, B.Design, BPA, BVA in Visual Arts, BID, B.Arch, B.El.Ed.||4 years|
|BSc (Nautical Technology, Forestry & Agriculture, Crop Physiology) B.F.Sc., B.Sc.in CA & BM|
|BDS, B.Pharma, Ayurvedacharya, B.Sc. BPT, BPO (Prosthetics & Orthotics), B.Sc. MLT, BOT, B.Optometry, B.Sc. Nursing|
|MBA, MFT, MFM, MIB, MMS, Masters in HRD, Masters in Marketing Management, MSW, BEd, BPEd, BEd||2 years|
|BSc Marketing, B.Voc. (Food Processing), BSc (Food Processing Technology. Applied Life Sciences, BSc in Agri-Culture, Horticulture, Dairy Technology)||3 years|
|B.Sc HHA, BBA, BBS, BMS, BBM, BFT, BFD, B.Voc, B.Jd&M, BSc (Fashion/ Textile/ Apparel/ Designing), LLB, BSc (Software Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, Cyber Forensic, Media Technology, Mass Media, Multimedia, Animation etc.), B.Stat(Statistics), BCA, BJMC||3 years|
|MBBS, BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, BSMS, BNYS, BVSc&AH||4.5 years|
|BSc (Rehabilitation Science, Operation theatre, Anaesthesia Technology, Physician Assistant, Medical, Bio-Medical, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Forensic Science, Public Health/ All nutrition program, Medical Tech in Radiography, Speech & Hearing, Public Health/ All nutrition program, Ophthalmic, etc.), BASLP, GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery), BPES||3 years|
|BBA + MBA, BCA + MCA, BA + LLB, B.Sc. + LLB, B.Com + LLB, BA + Bed, BCom + Bed, BSc + Bed, BA + MBA, BCom + MBA, BSc + MBA, BSc (MLT) + MBA, BE + ME, BTech + MTech, BTech + LLB, BEd + MEd||5 Years|
Candidates need to upload some necessary documents while applying for PM Scholarship 2019-20.
Eligible candidates can apply for renewal after completion of each academic year of the course. Hence, only those candidates having minimum 50% marks in each semester or academic year can apply for the renewal of the scholarship.
Question-1: Is there any offline mode to apply for PM Scholarship?
Answer-1: No. There is only online to apply for this scholarship.
Question-2: Can I avail PM Scholarship for pursuing studies abroad?
Answer-2: PM Scholarship is offered for pursuing studies in India only.
Question-3: I am the recipient of some other scholarship. May I eligible to apply for PM Scholarship?
Question-4: I am the ward of Para-military personnel. Can I apply for Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme?
Answer-4: No, the scholarship is only available for the wards and widows of Ex-servicemen served the Coastguards, Air Force, Army or Navy.
Question-5: Do I need to appear any exam for the selection of PM Scholarship?
Answer-5:No exam will be conducted for PM Scholarship. Candidates can get details about the selection criteria from the above section.
For more details regarding PM Scholarship 2019-20, students may visit the official link viz. http://www.ksb.gov.in