Students will get huge benefit under Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme, check details

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).

The Scheme was introduced in 2006. 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: Open for Indian candidates who hold a 10+2/Diploma/Graduation degree with a minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying examination and have taken admission in the first year (except lateral entry and integrated courses) of a professional degree course.

Last Date to Apply: 28-02-2022

Application mode: Online applications only

Click here to visit the  Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) website.

Click here to apply for Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS). 

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