- Wednesday, 18 January 2012
- Written by Sainik Welfare
PRIME MINISTER’S SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (PMSS)
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme has been introduced from the Academic year 2006-07. To encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard and their widows (below officer rank only) 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.
2. Scholarships Available.
A total number of 4000 scholarships will be allotted.
3. Students eligible for the scholarship.
- Dependent wards of ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard and their widows (below officer rank only)
2.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.
Note: (i) The candidate irrespective of his marital status is eligible for PMSS. However, an earning / serving candidate is not eligible.
(ii) For dependent wards of widows and widows of personnel died in harness due to causes attributable as mentioned in para 3 (b) above, there will be no rank restriction.
4. How to Apply For Scholarship.
One candidate to submit only one application form for one course, if any candidate submit two application for more than one course, both the applications will be rejected. Forms are to be downloaded from the website www.desw.gov.in or www.mod.nic.in. Application forwarded in any other format will not be considered.
Application to be forwarded on plain A4 size paper (typed or handwritten) in the prescribed format duly completed in all respects with superscription on the envelope “Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for the Academic Year 2012-13.”
Documents to be attached alongwith PMSS application form are as follows:-
- Extract of Ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard discharge book as per specimen. (Refer page number 21)
2. Matriculation certificate duly attested.
3. Minimum Entry Qualification certificate duly attested. (10+2 Marksheet or full Graduation Marksheet which ever is applicable)
4. Bonafide studentship certificate from Collage in original as per specimen. (Refer page number 20)
Note: Failure to attach above mentioned documents / certificate will lead to rejection.
5. Selection Procedure.
Applications will be short listed based on Ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard category (as given below in para 6) and percentage of marks obtained in minimum entry qualification (MEQ).
6. PRIORITY for Grant of Scholarship.
Order of preference for allotment of scholarships will be as under:-
Category 1 Wards/ widows of defence / Coast Guard personnel killed in action.
Category 2 Wards of Ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard disabled in action and boarded out of service with disability attributable to Military / Coast Guard service.
Category 3 Wards / widows of defence / Coast Guard personnel who died while in service for causes attributable to Military / Coast Guard service.
Category 4 Wards / widows of ESM / Ex-Coast Guard personnel disabled in service with disability attributable to Military / Coast Guard service.
Category 5 Wards of ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard in receipt of gallantry awards.
Category 6 Wards of ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard (PBOR Only).
7. Eligible Courses.
M B B S(Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
4 Year and 6 months
B Tech(Bachelor of Technology)
M B A(Master of Business Administration)
B Sc Bio Tech(Bachelor of Science in Bio Technology)
B D S(Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
B E(Bachelor of Engineering)
B B A(Bachelor of Business Administration)
B Ed(Bachelor of Education)
B A M S(Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine Surgery)
4 Year and 6 months
B ArchDegree in Architecture
B B M(Bachelor of Business Management)
L L B(Bachelor of Law)
B H M S(Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine Surgery)
4 Year and 6 months
B C A(Bachelor of Computer Application)
B M C(Bachelor of Mass Communication)
B S M S(Bechalor of Sidha Medicine Surgery)
4 Year and 6 months
M C A(Master of Computer Application)
H MDegree in Hotel Management
B U M S(Bechalor of Unani Medicine Surgery)
B P Ed(Bachelor of Physical Education)
B Sc B P T(Bachelor of Physiotherapy)
B F Sc(Bachelor of Fishery Science)
B Sc M L T(Medical Lab Technician)
B F A(Bachelor of Fine Art)
B V Sc & AH(Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Hospitality)
B Sc Agriculture(Bachelor of Science in Agriculture)
B Pharma(Bachelor of Pharmacy)
B A S L P(Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology)
B Sc Nursing(Bachelor of Science in Nursing)
B F T(Bachelor of Fashion Technology)
First year professional degree programme in 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 etc (master degree course are not eligible to apply for Prime Minister’s Scholarship except MBA, MCA). The scheme is open for courses mentioned above in recognized institutions (in India only). Students studying abroad are not eligible for this scheme. Students getting stipend for the professional degree course are also not entitled. The candidates may avail only scholarship for first degree course (Professional) i.e. graduate level only under PMSS.
8. Scholarship for Integrated Courses.
The facility under PMSS is restricted for professional courses only, such as B Ed but not for BA+B Ed, also for LLB not for BA+LLB duly recognized by the respective Government regulatory bodies such as All India Council for Technical Education, Medical Council of India etc.
9. Minimum Eligible Marks in 10+2 or Graduation.
(Minimum Educational Qualification for Entry) should be 60%.
Minimum educational qualification (MEQ) for entry to different professional course is different e.g. for MBBS and B E it is 10+2 where as it is graduation for B Ed and MBA. A candidate must have minimum 60% marks in MEQ to be considered for scholarship.
10. Duration of Scholarship.
Two to five years as approved by the concerned regulatory body (Except one year for B Ed).
11. Amount of Scholarship.
a) The amount of scholarship would be as follows:
(i) Rs. 1250/- per month for boys Paid after successful completion of each
academic year, till completion of course.
(ii) Rs. 1500/- per month for girls
- Payment of Scholarship.
On completion of 1st year the candidate shall submit the Payment Form alongwith two acknowledgement slips, Bonafide Certificate (as per Specimen) duly signed by the Principal / Dean / Registrar of the institution / college and Photocopy of Passbook to KSB either in person or by post for Payment of scholarship and same procedure shall continues for the subsequent academic years till completion of course. For easy comprehension an illustration has been given below:-
Student admitted in B Tech.
Marks in 10+2.
Apply for PMSS.
Before 10 February 2012
Finds his name in the list of 4000 successful candidates selected for grant of PMSS.
Apply for first Payment of Scholarship by submitting first year / first two semester results.
Granted first installment.
Apply for second Payment of Scholarship by submitting second year / 3rd & 4th two semester results.
Granted second installment.
Apply for third Payment of Scholarship by submitting third year / 5th & 6th two semester results.
Granted third installment.
Apply for fourth Payment of Scholarship by submitting fourth year / 7th & 8th two semester results.
Granted fourth installment.
Application can be downloaded from this website under Downloads Menu
* Dates given above are to illustrate an example for easy comprehension and the same may not be quoted as authority.Last Updated on Monday, 22 October 2012 06:12