Name: PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS)
Objectives: The ‘Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS)’ ’ is being implemented to encourage technical and post-graduate education
for the widows and wards of the deceased/ex-service personnel of Armed Forces. The scheme is funded out of National Defence
Fund administered by Prime Minister’s Office. Scholarships are available for education at various technical institutions (medical, dental
veterinary, engineering, MBA, MCA and other equivalent technical institutions having AICTE/UGC approval).
Benefits: Five thousand five hundred (5500) scholarships are being awarded annually under this scheme. The amount of scholarships was Rs.2,000/-
for boys and Rs.2,250/- for the girls per month and is paid annually.
This has now been increased to Rs.2,500/- per month for boys and Rs.3,000/- per month for girls w.e.f. FY 2019-20.
The payment is made through ECS into the bank account of the selected students.
The scheme migrated from offline to online mode with effect from Academic Year 2016-17.
Eligibility: . Students who have taken admission in 1st year (except Lateral Entry & Integrated Course) are only eligible to apply for PMSS. Students must apply online on KSB web portal www.ksb.gov.in. Students should have scored 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation.
. Students studying in 2nd or subsequent years are not eligible (except for integrated courses – where 1st portion is academic and 2nd portion is integrated as professional course). In such cases student need to apply for scholarship on taking admission as per ‘Para 18 of Important Instructions’ available at link PMSS – New Application – How to Apply for Scholarship.
. Students who are Dependent Wards / Widows of Ex Servicemen & Ex Coast Guard personnel.
. Wards of Civilians including Para Military Personnel are NOT ELIGIBLE.
Documents: . Bonafide Certificate duly signed by Vice Chancellor / Principal / Vice Principal / Dean / Associate Dean / Registrar / Deputy Registrar / Director / Deputy Director.
. Instructions and Certificate / Undertaking from Student / ESM.
. Aadhaar Linking Certificate duly completed and signed by Bank Manager (SBI / PNB only).
. Original mark sheets (both semesters / academic year) issued by university. Computer generated mark sheets not to be uploaded.
. Not applicable to all Students. Certificate signed by University to be uploaded by those students whose mark sheets are issued by the University on completion of entire course.
. First page of Bank Pass Book or cancelled cheque leaf of student (if Name and Account Number is printed).
. Aadhaar Card of Student showing name and address.