Updated On - November 27th 2020, Updated By - admin

PM Scholarship Scheme Eligibility, Rewards, Application Form, Last Date

Narendra Modi had launched a scheme with the name of the PM Scholarship scheme. 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 this scheme is working emphasizing the education of the students from level 12 to doctorate level. These schemes have also lower down the rates of dropout at the undergraduate and afterward. Basically, the scholarship is to provide educational help to the wards of ex-servicemen. Through the scheme, the selected students will get a certain amount to pursue their Higher Education.

PM Scholarship Scheme-About

Our Honorable Modi Ji announced many schemes for the welfare of Indian Citizens. The famous schemes are 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 the students across the country.

It runs by Kendriya Vidhyalaya Sainik Board Secretariat, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. It is a small initiative taken by our respected Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an aim to encourage higher professional and technical studies for the 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 all throughout the year except January to April. The selected candidate will enjoy awards and privileges of a particular amount per month.

How to Apply for PM Modi Scholarship

  1. For new user, registration click here
  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

  1. Log in with your username or password you have created
  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 Scholarship

  • Candidates whose age is in between 18 to 25 years.
  • Any student whose family annual income is not more than Rs 6 lakh.
  • Any student who has taken admission to any technical or professional Diploma/Graduation course in the year 2019-20.
  • a student who is studying any of the below courses from a recognized Govt. regulatory body.
  • Any student who has passed class 12th / Graduation or any Diploma course with minimum or above 60% marks.
  • Any student who is a dependent ward or a widow of Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Coast Guard personnel who died in harness or got disabled during coast guard service or military service.
  • A student who is not a civilian or award of Para Military Personnel.
  • Any student who is not getting any wage for a professional degree course.
  • Any student who is pursuing studies through only a regular, not a distance learning course.

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?

  • Any student pursuing a Master's Degree Courses 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.

Modi Scholarship Reward

  • 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.
  • Passed with a minimum of 75% marks will be given a scholarship amount of Rs.1000 for 10 months ( Total Rs.10,000).
  • Any student who has passed the class 12th exam with a minimum of 85% marks will be given a scholarship amount of total Rs. 25,000.
  • Also, those students who are doing any 4 or 5-year professional course will be provided with the scholarship amount of Rs.2,000 per month in there 4th and 5th year. In the process to receive this scholarship continues the students need to score a minimum of 50% marks each semester. In case of getting failed or get unsuccessful in scoring marks equal to or more than 50%, the scholarship will be stopped.

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).

Mandatory Notes & Policies

  • 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 a 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 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 Require

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


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 scholarship through online mode?

Ans - Yes, it Depends on the scholarship mode you choose.  Some PM Scholarships 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, except for lateral entries and integrated courses.

Q3.Is PM Scholarship Scheme is applicable for 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 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.  

Leave a Comment
  • 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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