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PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2021, Eligibility, Rewards, Application Form & Last Date

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi had launched a scheme with the name of the PM Scholarship Scheme 2021. 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 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 2021 Details

Our Honorable PM Modi Ji announced many PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS 2021) 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 the 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. It is a small initiative taken by our respected Prime Minister Narendra Modi 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 throughout the year except January to April. The selected candidate will enjoy awards and privileges of a particular amount per month.

Among these scholarship, Prime Minister‘s Scholarship Scheme 2021 or PMSS 2021 is one of the famous scheme 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 2021 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 2021 Full Information in Hindi

Top PM Scholarship List 2021: Central Schemes

Scholarship NameLast DateInstitute Verification
Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College And University StudentsOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CSOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilitiesOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSFOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam RiflesClosed on 20-09-2020Closed on 20-09-2021
Financial Support To The Students Of Ner For Higher Professional Courses(Nec Merit Scholarship)Open till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) - only for scholarshipsOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Wards Of States/ UTs Police Personnel Martyred During Terror/Naxal AttacksClosed on 20-09-2020Closed on 20-09-2021

PM Scholarship Scheme List 2021- UGC/ AICTE Schemes

Scholarship NameLast DateInstitute Verification
ISHAN UDAY - Special Scholarship Scheme For North Eastern RegionOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl ChildOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders(Ist And 2nd Rank Holders)Open till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students For Pursuing Professional CoursesOpen till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students ( Technical Degree)Open till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Specially Abled Student ( Technical Diploma)Open till 31-12-2020Open till 15-01-2021

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2021 Important Dates

ParticularEvents
Online registration or application form16th August 2021
Deadline to submit the application form31st October 2021
Last of application verification15th November 2021
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

How to Apply for PM Modi Scholarship 2021?

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.
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Who is Eligible for Prime Minister (PM Modi) Scholarship 2021?

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. This eligibility criteria mentioned is for Pradhan Mantri (PM Modi Scholarship) Yojana 2021.

  • 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 2021-22.
  • 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(www.desw.gov.in scholarship for 10th & 12th Students by modi) 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 an 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 Yojana 2021?

  • 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.
  • 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 a total of 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 their 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.

PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2021 Rewards

  • 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.
  • Total 5,500 students are awarded annually under PMSS 2021 scheme.
  • The students will get benefits of INR 2,500 per month for the boys and INR 3000 per month for
    the girls.

List of Courses under PM Scholarship 2021

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 2021) Scheme Application Form 2021

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

For new user, 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 2021 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 2021– 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 2021

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 2021

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 2021-22 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 2021, 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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  • 2 Comments
  • 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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