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Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme 2014-2015

ScholarshipsDepartment of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Government of India, offers Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for the dependent wards / widows of Ex-servicemen and Ex-Indian Coast Guard personnel pursuing Professional Degree Courses, duly recognized by the respective government regulatory bodies such as MCI, AICTE and UGC etc.

Scholarships: A total number of 4000 students will be selected.

Scholarship details: (a) Rs. 2000/- per month for boys. (b) Rs. 2250/- per month for girls. Paid Annually

Eligibility: (a) Students who have taken admission in 2014 are only eligible to apply for PMSS 2014-15. Students should have scored 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation. (b) Students who are Dependent Wards / Widows of Ex Servicemen & Ex Coast Guard personnel who died in harness / disabled due to causes attributable to military service / coast guard service, irrespective of the rank. (c) Dependent wards of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel and their widows (below officer rank only).

Duration: Two to five years as duration of the course approved by the concerned Regulatory Body (Except one year for B. Ed.).

Selection Procedure: Applications will be shortlisted based on Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard category (as given below in Para 7) and percentage of marks obtained in MEQ.

How to apply
Application Form and Information Brochure can be downloaded from the website http://www.desw.gov.in.

Last date: 30th November, 2014

For more details, please visit: http://www.desw.gov.in
/sites/upload_files/desw/files/ADV-PMSS-English.pdf

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