PM Scholarship Scheme 2024: Check Eligibility, Documents Required, Apply Online

PM Scholarship Scheme 2024: The PM Scholarship or Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) is a scholarship scheme that strives at promoting higher professional and technical studies for the dependent wards and widows of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles (CAPFs & AR) and State Police Personnel.

PM Scholarship or Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) is a scheme to support higher studies or financial assistance to the wards of martyred soldiers of the armed forces, central armed police forces (CAPFs), and state police personnel and their widows pursuing professional degree courses, such as engineering, medical, dental, veterinary, MBA, MCA, and other fields.

PM Scholarship Scheme 2024 Overview:

Name of the scheme Pradhan Mantri student scholarship scheme  
Session of the scheme 2023-24
Benefits of the scheme Scholarship of rupees 36 thousand per year
Mode of the application Online application form
Beneficiary of the scheme Dependents of Military, Coast Guard, Assam Rifles, Central Armed Forces, RPF/SRPF and Police Force personnel
Official website http://Scholarships.gov.in

PM Scholarship Scheme Eligibility Criteria

To get the PM Scholarship 2024, there are certain eligibility criteria, which every student should have and These are detailed below-

  • Candidates must be the ward(son/daughter) of ex-servicemen/ex-coast guard personnel, who served in the armed forces, central armed police forces (capfs), and coast guard.
  • Candidates can be windows of ex-servicemen/ex-coast guard personnel, who served in the armed forces, central armed police forces (capfs), and coast guard.
  • candidates must pass the qualifying examination with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Candidates must pursue any professional course to get the scholarship.
  • The minimum education requirement of class 12/ diploma/ graduation.
  • As per the latest update, candidates can also benefit from the wards of state police officials who are/were martyred during naxal/terror attacks.
  • The annual income should not exceed INR 6 lakh per annum.
  • There is no specific age to apply for the pm scholarship scheme.
  • Candidates must hold a professional degree like be, b.tech, bds, mbbs, b.ed, b.b.a, bca, b.pharma, etc. from recognized universities.
  • Master’s degree is not eligible under the pm scholarship scheme.
  • The candidate is not eligible for foreign studies with it.
  • Candidates with wards of civilians including para-military personnel are not considered in the PM scholarship.

Documents Required:

Here is the list of required documents for the PM Scholarship Scheme 2024 application form-

  1. Proof of document to status as the ward (son/daughter) of Ex-Servicemen/Ex-Coast Guard personnel or widows of such personnel.
  2. Proof of age or birth certificate.
  3. A proof of the marksheet of qualifying examination (e.g., Class 12 for undergraduate courses or graduation for postgraduate courses).
  4. Income Certificate
  5. Bank Details
  6. Service-related documents or certificates of the applicant’s parents/guardians, establishing their status as Ex-Servicemen/Ex-Coast Guard personnel.
  7. Certificate issued by the government for Naxal /Terror attacks.
  8. A proof of the window certificate of Ex-Servicemen/Ex-Coast Guard personnel. 
  9. A proof of category certificate
  10. A Proof of domicile or residency in India.
  11. Recent passport-sized photographs.
  12. All documents should be scanned and PDF format.

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Important Dates:

Particular Events
Online registration or application form 16th July 2024
Deadline to submit the application form 31st October 2024
Last of application verification 15th July 2023
Verification of application form by CAPFs and AR to be announced
Merit List declaration to be announced
Approval of scholarship by R&W, Directorate, MHA to be announced
Dispersing of scholarship amount to be announced
Personal letter dispatchment from honorable Prime Minister to be announced

How to register for PM Scholarship 2024-25 ?

By following the steps given below you can very easily register for PM Scholarship 2024-25 on the National Scholarship Portal.

Step 1 : First of all, open the official website of the National Scholarship Portal https://sholarships.gov.in/.

Step 2 : On the homepage of the website, click on the “New Registration” link in the “Applicant Corner”.

Step 3 : Now, select the checkbox of “Undertaking” on the page that opens on your screen and click on “Continue”.

Step-4 : Now, verify your mobile number in the first step and Aadhaar number in the second step. After this, the registration form will open on your screen, fill it out carefully and click on the “Register” button. Thus, your registration on the NSP portal is completed. You have to carefully note down your registration number appearing on the screen.

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PMSS Login with User Id and Password

Log in to the portal using the application id and password received on your registered mobile number.

An OTP will be generated on your registered mobile number for a successful login.

Verify the OTP and change the password.

Once logged in (PM Scholarship login), fill in the scholarship application form.

Upload the scanned copy of all supporting documents.

Finally, submit the application.

Official Website – http://scholarships.gov.in

Our Homepage – NSP Scholarship 2024

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