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PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2024: Eligibility, Rewards, Application Form & Last Date

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched a scheme with the name of the PM Scholarship Scheme 2024. The main aim of these different scholarships is to link particular sectors of our society through Education + Literacy = Growth. This is the concept on which PM Scholarship (PMSS) is working, emphasising the students' education from level 12 to doctorate level.

PM Scholarship Scheme has also lowered the rates of dropout at the undergraduate and afterwards. This endowment is to provide educational help to the wards and widows  of ex-servicemen. Through the scheme, the selected students will get a sufficient amount to pursue their higher education. 

This is an informative blog that will give every detail that you should know about the PM scholarship 2024. You will get information like types of PM scholarships running at  the central level and schemes at the university level, PM scholarship important dates, the application process and  many more information. Surely, you don't have to turn to any other page after reading this complete article. So, checkout till the end! Also Read:- desw scholarship

PM Scholarship Scheme Overview 2024

Pradhan Mantri Yojana, Modi Scholarship (PMSS) financial help will be given to 82,000 students which will divide equally among 41 thousand boys and 41 thousand girl students. Successful students will be awarded scholarships every year among students across the country.

It runs by Kendriya Vidhyalaya Sainik Board Secretariat (KSB PMSS- www.ksb.gov.in) Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India

The scholarship will be given to the wards and widows of Ex/ Serving / RPF/ RPSF/ CAPF/ Armed Rifles so that later on they should get better employment opportunities. 

PM scheme has done justice to the candidates who are in the blood relation of a person serving or have served defence forces. It runs throughout the year except from January to April. The selected candidate will enjoy awards and privileges of a particular amount per month.

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What is PM Scholarship 2024?

As mentioned, our Honorable PM Modi Ji announced many PM Scholarship Schemes (PMSS 2024) for the welfare of Indian citizens. Scholarships are not only limited to defence but cover every section of society. Many endowments that come under Prime Minister (PM) Scholarship Scheme are–

  • PM Scholarship for PhD
  • Scholarship Scheme by PM for 12th-pass students.
  • PM Scholarship for engineering students.
  • PM Scholarship for 10th passed out to students

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Among these scholarships, Prime Minister‘s Scholarship Scheme 2024 or PMSS 2024 is one of the famous schemes that was implemented in the year 2006. The Prime Minister Scholarship scheme aimed to encourage education after 12th till post-graduation. The scheme emphasized wards and widows of deceased /ex-service persons of Armed Forces, Paramilitary Forces, and Railway Protection Force.

PMSS 2024 is funded by National Defense Fund fully managed by Prime Minister’s Office and runs under the Welfare and Rehabilitation, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 

From the academic session 2024, the scheme has been further extended for the dependent wards of state police personnel who were martyred during terror /Naxal attacks.

The endowment is for the education at various technical colleges like medical, dental, veterinary, engineering, nursing, agriculture, BBA, BCA, B.Pharm, MBA, MCA, and other equivalent institutions which are approved by AICTE/UGC

Number PM Scholarships 2024 

For the wards of CAPFS & AR, a total of 2000 scholarships (equally for both girls and boys) will be disseminated for each academic year. Similarly, a total of 500, the scholarship will be disseminated to the wards of State Police personnel who was martyred during Naxal/terror attacks an equal number of boy and girls (i.e. 250 for boys and 250 for girls).

Duration of the PM Scholarship 

The scholarship will be given for 5 years depending on the course that is approved by the regulatory bodies. 

PM Scholarship Scheme Details 2024

Our Honorable PM Modi Ji announced many PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS 2024) for the welfare of Indian Citizens. Many endowments come under Prime Minister (PM) Scholarship Scheme which are–

  • PM Scholarship for PhD
  • Scholarship Scheme by PM for 12th pass students.
  • PM Scholarship for engineering students.
  • PM Scholarship for 10th passed out students

But The famous scheme is Pradhan Mantri Yojana, Modi Scholarship (PMSS). However, by this scholarship scheme financial help will be given to 82 thousand students which will divide equally among 41 thousand boys and 41 thousand girl students. Successful students will be awarded scholarships every year among students across the country.

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It runs by Kendriya Vidhyalaya Sainik Board Secretariat (KSB PMSS- www.ksb.gov.in) Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. It is a small initiative taken by our respected Prime Minister Narendra Modi to encourage higher professional and technical studies for deserving candidates. The scholarship will be given to the wards and widows of Ex/ Serving / RPF/ RPSF/ CAPF/ Armed Rifles so that later on they should get better employment opportunities. The scholarship has done justice to the candidates who are in the blood relation of a person serving or have served defense forces. The scholarship runs throughout the year except from January to April. The selected candidate will enjoy awards and privileges of a particular amount per month.

Among these scholarships, Prime Minister‘s Scholarship Scheme 2024 or PMSS 2024 is one of the famous schemes that was implemented in the year 2006. The aim of Prime Minister Scholarship scheme was to encourage education after 12th till post-graduation. The scheme emphasized onwards and widows of deceased /ex-service persons of Armed Forces, Paramilitary Forces, and Railway Protection Force.

PMSS 2024 is funded by National Defense Fund fully managed by Prime Minister’s Office and runs under Kendriya Vidhyalaya Sainik Board Secretariat, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. The endowment is for the education at various technical colleges like medical, dental, veterinary, engineering, MBA, MCA, and other equivalent institution which are approved by AICTE/UGC. So, if you fall under this scheme, then feel free to apply after checking the edibility
criteria, important dates, and many more details. Read the complete article below.

Watch PM Scholarship Scheme 2024 Full Information in Hindi

Top PM Scholarship List 2024: Central Schemes

Scholarship NameLast DateInstitute Verification
Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College And University StudentsOpen till 31-5-2024Open till 15-12-2024
Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesOpen till 31-5-2024Open till 15-12-2024
Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesOpen till 31-6-2024Open till 15-12-2024
Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CSOpen till 31-6-2024Open till 15-12-2024
Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilitiesOpen till 31-3-2024Open till 15-12-2024
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSFOpen till 31-02-2024Open till 15-12-2024
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipOpen till 31-02-2024Open till 15-12-2024
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam RiflesClosed on 20-03-2024Closed on 20-09-2024
Financial Support To The Students Of Ner For Higher Professional Courses(Nec Merit Scholarship)Open till 31-02-2024Open till 15-12-2024
National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) - only for scholarshipsOpen till 31-10-2024Open till 15-12-2024
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Wards Of States/ UTs Police Personnel Martyred During Terror/Naxal AttacksClosed on 20-09-2024Closed on 20-12-2024

PM Scholarship Scheme List 2024- UGC/ AICTE Schemes

Scholarship NameLast DateInstitute Verification
ISHAN UDAY - Special Scholarship Scheme For North Eastern RegionOpen till 1-1-2024Open till 15-09-2024
PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl ChildOpen till 1-1-2024Open till 15-11-2024
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders(Ist And 2nd Rank Holders)Open till 1-1-2024Open till 15-11-2024
PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students For Pursuing Professional CoursesOpen till 1-1-2024Open till 15-11-2024
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students ( Technical Degree)Open till 1-1-2024Open till 15-11-2024
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Specially Abled Student ( Technical Diploma)Open till 1-1-2024Open till 15-12-2024

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2024 Important Dates

ParticularEvents
Online registration or application form16th July 2024
Deadline to submit the application form31st October 2024
Last of application verification15th July 2023
Verification of application form by CAPFs and ARto be announced
Merit List declarationto be announced
Aprooval of scholarship by R&W,Directorate ,MHAto be announced
Dispersing if Scholarship amountto be announced
Personal letter dispatchment from honorable
Prime Minister
to be announced

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How to Apply for PM Modi Scholarship 2024?

To apply for the PM Modi Scholarship after the 12th click the link and follow the below steps PMSS Login

  1. For new user, registration
  2. Fill in all the details mentioned in the form
  3. Upload the photo of the applicant only IN JPEG/ JPG/ GIF or PNG format.
  4. At the end fill the captcha
  5. After filling in the required details click Submit.

For Old User (PMSS Renewal)

  1. Log in with your username or password you have created (PMSS Login)
  2. Complete the application process to apply for the scholarship
  3. A scanned copy of all required documents has to be uploaded.
  4. Submit the application form.

Who is Eligible for Prime Minister (PM Modi) Scholarship 2024?

PM Scholarship is offered at different levels especially focusing on the PM scholarship for 12th passed students. Whether you are applying for PM Scholarship for Ph.D. or PM scholarship class 10th students or a PM Scholarship for engineering students, you have to follow certain eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria mentioned is for Pradhan Mantri (PM Modi Scholarship) Yojana 2024.

For CAPFS & Assam Rifles 

  • Wards and Widows of deceased. 
  • APFs & AR personnel died in harness/election duty, wards of personnel disabled due to causes attributable to government service and wards of Ex CAPFs and AR personnel in the recipient of Gallantry awards.
  • Wards/Widows of retried and serving CAPFs and AR personnel (personnel below officer rank)
  • Candidates pursuing a professional degree in the field of Engineering, Medicine, dental,veterinary, BBA, BCA, B.Pharma, B.Sc.(Nursing, Agriculture),MBA, MCA  etc.
  • Applicants must have scored 60% marks in a minimum entry qualification i.e. 12/diploma/graduation or equivalent in case of a new applicant.
  • Applicants applying under renewal are mandatory to pass the exam with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • A grace period of one year will be given for the renewal under certain terms and conditions.

For State, Police Forces 

  • Must be pursuing a degree programme in the field of engineering, medicine, dental, and veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, B.Sc. (nursing, agriculture etc.), MBA and MCA.
  • Minimum of 60% marks in 12th, diploma /graduation or if you are a new applicant.
  • Applicants under the new category must have scored a minimum of 50% marks.
  • A grace period of one year is given for the renewal of the scholarship.

Important Note - 

  • To apply under any category, minimum entry qualifications differ for the entry of various professional courses. For eg., ME Q of MBBS is 10+2 whereas for B.E/B.tEch is 10+2/diploma and graduation for B.Ed and MBA course. 
  • Wards admitted in 2nd year if technical/professional bachelor degree course (B.E/B.Tech etc.) through lateral entry after completing the diploma course is eligible for PMSS  2024. 
  • Wards applying after the 12th from the CBSE board, the percentage marks  will be considered from the best five subjects 
  • Only professional courses recognized by government regulatory bodies such as AICTE, Medical Council of India (MCI), University Grant Commission (UGC)  will be considered 

Note:  Students can apply for this scholarship just for one course. If they apply for scholarships in more than one course the application will be considered invalid.

Who is Not Eligible for PM Scholarship Yojana 2024?

  • Any student pursuing a Master's Degree Course is not eligible.
  • Any student who is earning or serving any in any job is not eligible.
  • The student who is studying abroad.
  • Any student doing a distance learning course is not eligible.
  • Applicants already availed of the Prime Minister scholarship Scheme 2024.
  • Change of course /college by the selected student and getting fresh admission in the same academic year will lead to rejection of his/her application. 

PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2024 Rewards

  • A total of 5,500 students are awarded annually under PMSS 2024 scheme.
  • The students will get benefits of INR 2,500 per month for the boys and INR 3000 per month for the girls.
  • Auunally INR36,000 to each girl and 30,000 to each boy.

Payment of PM Scholarship 2024

  • The students will be awarded scholarships through Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) and Aadhar Payment Bridge to transfer the money directly into the student’s bank account.
  • In case of getting failed or getting unsuccessful in scoring marks equal to or more than 50%, the scholarship will be stopped.
  • It is required to submit the bank particulars including the bank account number of the nationalized bank linked with the Adhaar Card. 

List of Courses under PM Scholarship 2024

Engineering

  • B.Tech
  • B.E
  • B.Arch

Medical Courses

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • BAMS
  • BSMS
  • BHMS
  • BUMS
  • B.SC. BPT
  • B.Sc.MLT
  • BVSc&AH
  • B.Pharma
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • BNYS
  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • B.Sc. Optometry
  • Bachelors of Occupational Therapy

Management Courses

  • MBA
  • BBA
  • BBM
  • BCA
  • MCA
  • BPlan

Other Professional Courses

  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • BFSc/B.Fisheries
  • B.Sc. Horticulture
  • Coy Secretary
  • B.Sc. Bio-Tech
  • B.Ed.
  • BMC
  • Hotel Management Degree
  • BPED
  • BASLP
  • BFT
  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc.HHA
  • LLB
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • BFA
  • BFD
  • BALLB

PM Scholarship (PMSS 2024) Scheme Application Form 2024

  • To apply for the PM Modi Scholarship after the 12th click the link and follow the below steps-

For new users, registration

  • Click "New Registration".
  • Fill in all the details mentioned in the form.
  • Upload the photo of the applicant only IN JPEG/ JPG/ GIF or PNG format.
  • At the end fill the captcha.
  • After filling in the required details, click Submit.

For Old User (PMSS Renewal)

  • Log in with your username or password you have created (PMSS Login).
  • Complete the application process to apply for the scholarship.
  • A scanned copy of all required documents has to be uploaded.
  • Submit the application form.

To Apply – PMSS Login

PM Scholarship Scheme 2024 Selection Procedure

  • Children, Widows of Ex-Serviceman, Coast Guard who are killed in action.
  • Children, Widows of Ex-Serviceman, Coast Guard who got disabled in action.
  • Widows, Children of Ex-Serviceman, Coast Guard who had died during service for Military or Coast Guard service.
  • Children of Coast Guard who got disabled in army service or Coast Guard service.
  • Widows and Children of Ex-Serviceman, Coast Guard who is the recipient of gallantry awards, irrespective of the rank. 4
  • Children, Widows of Ex-Serviceman, Coast Guard (PBOR Only).

Prime Minister (PM) Scholarship Scheme 2024– Terms and Conditions

  • Duly signed confide certificate by the Vice-Chancellor/ Dean/ Principal/ Vice
  • Principal/ Registrar/ Associate Dean/ Deputy Registrar/ Director/ Deputy Director
  • Certificate issued by the Bank Manager stating the seeding of Aadhar Card with the student's Bank account.
  • Marksheet of class 10th as proof of date of birth.
  • Complete mark sheets of any, of course, obtained Class 12/ Graduation (3 years)/ Diploma (6 semesters whichever course has been completed.
  • Copy of the first page of the student's bank passbook or a canceled cheque of the account. If applicable category certificate.
  • Aadhar card.
  • In case the ward is born after the retirement of ESM self-certificate/ affidavit of ESM is also required.
  • All the above-mentioned documents should be submitted only in PDF/ JPEG or JPG format.
  • Maximum two wards of an Ex-Servicemen can apply for this Scholarship.
  • Certificate of Ex-Servicemen/ Ex-Coast Guard Personnel duly signed by ZSB/ CG HQ

Documents Required for Prime Minister (PM) Scholarship Scheme 2024

Category 1st
  1. For Army - Part II Order 
  2. For Navy - Gen Form 
  3. Air Force - POR
Category 2nd
  1. For Army - Part II Order
  2. For Navy - Gen form
  3. Air Force - POR
Category 3rd
  1. For Army - Part II Order 
  2. For Navy - Gen Form 
  3. Air Force - POR
Category 4th
  1. For Army - Part II Order 
  2. For Navy - Gen Form 
  3. Air Force - POR
Category 5thAward certificate with the gazette notification
Category 6thESM Identity Card or PPO

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FAQs of PM Modi Scholarship 2024

We have tried to cover your doubts in the form of questions and answers. After going through the set of queries if you are still left with any doubts, then you can contact directly to us. The details gave given in each article related to PM Scholarship.

Q1. Can I apply for a PM Modi Scholarship Scheme through online mode?

Ans- Yes, it Depends on the scholarship mode you choose. Some PM Scholarships 2024 are online mode and some are offline.

Q2. I am pursuing my second year of professional course, am I eligible to apply?

Ans- No, you are not eligible to apply. Only the students who are in their first year can apply for PM Scholarship Yojana 2023, except for lateral entries and integrated courses.

Q3. Is PM Scholarship Scheme after the 12th  is applicable for the students doing Diploma Courses?

Ans- No, this is not for the students who are pursuing their diploma courses. Prime Minister Scholarship scheme covers only professional degree courses like AICTE, UGC, MCI, etc

Q4. I am a scholar of PMSS, I am eligible to apply again?

Ans- No, you can avail of the scholarship only for one time.

Q5. PM Scholarship is for PG courses as well?

Ans- No, PM Scholarship covers MCA and MBA courses only.

Q6. What are the eligibility criteria I have to meet to get the benefits for the subsequent years?

Ans- You have to secure a minimum of 505 marks each semester to continue the benefits of the PM scholarship. Failing in any semester will lead to the discontinuation of the scholarship.

Q7. PM Scholarship is for civilians or wards of Para-Military Personnel/ Central Armed Forces Police?

Ans- No, this scholarship is forwards and widows of EX servicemen who have served coast guards, airforce, army, or navy.  

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  • Sharmitha 13th December 2019
    Iam doing my 11th standard now,can I apply for prime minister scholarship
    • Vidhyaa.in 14th December 2019
      Hi Sharmitha, You can check the eligibility criteria & apply.There are many other scholarships in which you can apply. Please visit www.vidhyaa.in/scholarship
  • sipak kumar thakur 9th December 2019
    I am very happy sir.
    • Vidhyaa.in 12th December 2019
      Thank you Sipak
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