Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme has been introduced from the Academic year 2006-07. A total number of 4000 scholarships will be allotted Every Year. To encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard and their widows and dependent wards / widows of Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard who died in harness due to causes attributable to military service / Coast Guard Service, irrespective of the rank . Further details of PM Scholarship 2013 is mention below-
Students eligible for the PM Scholarship :
(a) Students who have taken admission in 2013 are only eligible for PMSS 2013-14. Students should have scored 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation.
(b) Dependent wards of ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard and their widows (below officer rank only)
(c) Dependent Wards / widows of Ex-servicemen & Ex-Coast Guard who died in harness due to causes attributable to military service / coast guard service, irrespective of the rank.
Eligible Courses for PMSS : Professional Degree Courses like BE, B Tech, BDS, MBBS, B Ed, BBA, BCA, B Pharma, etc. duly recognized by the respective Government Regulatory Bodies, such as All India Council for Technical Education, Medical Council of India, UGC. (Master Degree Courses are not eligible for PMSS except MBA, MCA).
Amount of Scholarship :
I. Rs. 2000/- per month for boys
II. Rs. 2250/- per month for girls
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) Information Brouture
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) Application Form