PRIME MINISTER’S SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (PMSS)

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1. Introduction.

 

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.

 

  1. 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 submitted online through KSB portal www.ksb.gov.in.

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.

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MEDICAL

DURATION

TECHNICAL

DURATION

MANAGEMENT

DURATION

OTHERS

DURATION

1

M B B S

(Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)

4 Year and 6 months

B Tech

(Bachelor of Technology)

4 Years

M B A

(Master of Business Administration)

2 Years

B Sc Bio Tech

(Bachelor of Science in Bio Technology)

3 Years

2

B D S

(Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

5 Years

B E

(Bachelor of Engineering)

4 Years

B B A

(Bachelor of Business Administration)

3 Years

B Ed

(Bachelor of Education)

1 Year

3

B A M S

(Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine Surgery)

4 Year and 6 months

B Arch

Degree in Architecture

5 Years

B B M

(Bachelor of Business Management)

3 Years

L L B

(Bachelor of Law)

3 Years

4

B H M S

(Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine Surgery)

4 Year and 6 months

B C A

(Bachelor of Computer Application)

3 Years

B M C

(Bachelor of Mass Communication)

3 Years

5

B S M S

(Bechalor of Sidha Medicine Surgery)

4 Year and 6 months

M C A

(Master of Computer Application)

3 Years

H M

Degree in Hotel Management

4 Years

6

B U M S

(Bechalor of Unani Medicine Surgery)

5 Years

B P Ed

(Bachelor of Physical Education)

1 Year

7

B Sc B P T

(Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

4 Years

B F Sc

(Bachelor of Fishery Science)

4 Years

8

B Sc M L T

(Medical Lab Technician)

4 Years

B F A

(Bachelor of Fine Art)

4 Years

9

B V Sc & AH

(Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Hospitality)

5 Years

B Sc Agriculture

(Bachelor of Science in Agriculture)

4 Years

10

B Pharma

(Bachelor of Pharmacy)

4 Years

B A S L P

(Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology)

4 Years

11

B Sc Nursing

(Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

4 Years

B F T

(Bachelor of Fashion Technology)

3 Years

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).

 

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