Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2023 – Apply Now

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme | PM Scholarship 2023 | Pradhan Mantri Yojana PMSS | Eligibility, Application, & Scholarship

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new scheme called the Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2023. The primary goal of these various scholarships is to connect specific sectors of our society through Education + Literacy = Growth. This is the concept behind the Prime Minister Scholarship (PMSS), which emphasises students’ education from grade 10+2 to the doctorate level.

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In today’s article, we will tell you all the details of the PM Scholarship Scheme. You will get to know about the various types of PM scholarships available at the national and university levels, as well as important dates for PM scholarship applications and the application process. So, read till the end to explore more.

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2023

Financial assistance will be provided to 82,000 students through the Pradhan Mantri Scholarship (PMSS), which will be divided equally between 41 thousand boys and 41 thousand girls. Every year, successful students from across the country will be awarded scholarships.

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2023

As previously stated, our Honorable Prime Minister Modi Ji announced several PM Scholarship Schemes to benefit Indian citizens. Scholarships are available in all areas of society, not just in the military. Many endowments are available through the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme.

  • PM Scholarship for 10th passed out to students
  • PM Scholarship Scheme for 12th-pass students.
  • PM Scholarship for Engineering students.
  • PM Scholarship for PhD

Overview of the PM Scholarship (PMSS) 2023

Name of the SchemePrime Minister Scholarship Scheme
Launched ByPM Narendra Modi
PurposeHelp Students to get their Higher Studies
BenefitsClass 10th Students
Class 10+2 (Intermediate) Students
Engineering & Medical Students
Students of PhD. Course, and other Courses
Official Website

Eligibility Criteria for Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme

PM Scholarships are available at various levels, with a focus on the PM Scholarship for 12th-grade students. You must meet certain eligibility criteria if you apply for a PM Scholarship for class 10th students, or a PM Scholarship for engineering students, or a PM Scholarship for a PhD. The eligibility requirements for the Pradhan Mantri Scholarship 2023 are stated.

  • The applicants must be Indian citizens.
  • Applicants must be legal residents of India.
  • Applicants must be the children of Class 11 and Class 12 students.
  • Must have obtained 60% or higher in their 10+2/ diploma/ graduation
  • Have enrolled in the first year of a UG course (except lateral entry & integrated course)
  • Applicants must come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

In-Eligible Conditions for Applying for the Scholarship 2023

  • Any student enrolled in a Master’s Degree is ineligible.
  • Any student who is currently employed or serving in any capacity is ineligible.
  • The international student.
  • Students enrolled in distance learning are not eligible.
  • The Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2023 has already attracted applicants.
  • If the selected student changes courses/colleges and is re-admitted in the same academic year, his/her application will be rejected.

How to Apply for the Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme?

Visit the official website and follow the given steps to apply for the scholarship whether you are new or old.

For new users

  • Click on “Registration”
  • Fill out the form with all of your information.
  • Upload only the applicant’s photo in JPEG/ JPG/ GIF/ PNG format.
  • Fill out the captcha at the end.
  • After entering the necessary information, click Submit.

For Renewals

  • Log in using the username and password you created (PMSS Login)
  • To apply for the scholarship, complete the application process.
  • All required documents must be scanned and uploaded.
  • Fill out the application form and submit it.

Documents Required for the Scholarship

  • The candidate needs to submit a scanned copy of the Bonafide Certificate signed by the Vice-Chancellor, Principal, Vice-Principal, Dean, Associate Dean, Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Director, or Director of the Institute or College by Annexure-2.
  • The bank’s certification that the student’s Aadhaar card is connected to his or her bank account number in accordance with Annexure-3 (Original to be scanned and uploaded)
  • The candidate has to submit a scanned copy of his/her matriculation certificate for confirming the birth date
  • Minimum Educational Requirement (MEQ) certificate, if applicable (10+2 Marksheet, Graduation (Marksheets of 3 Years, All Semesters), or Diploma (mark sheets of all semesters).
  • Either submit the first page of the bank passbook (preferably PNB or SBI) or a cancelled check that clearly displays the candidate’s name and account number.
  • Ex-Serviceman/ex-Coast Guard certificate authorized by ZSB/Coast Guard HQ in accordance with Annexure 1 (Original to be scanned and uploaded)

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme Benefits

  • Boys will receive a monthly scholarship of INR 2,500, while girls will receive a monthly scholarship of INR 3,000.
  • A total of 5,500 scholarships will be distributed to the wards/widows of ex-servicemen, equally divided between boys and girls.
  • The scholarships are split equally between boys and girls, each receiving Rs. 2,750.
  • Scholarships are awarded for one to five years, depending on the duration of the courses approved by the relevant regulatory bodies.
  • The scholarship amount is paid to the chosen students on an annual basis.

Payment Procedure

  • The students will get scholarships via Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) and Aadhar Payment Bridge. The funds will deposit directly into the students’ bank accounts.
  • The scholarship will be terminated if you fail or are unable to achieve marks equal to or greater than 50%.
  • The bank details, including the bank account number of the nationalized bank linked with the Aadhaar Card, must be submitted.

List of the Courses under the Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme

PMSS includes several courses under which students can get scholarships for their studies.

Engineering Courses

  • B. Tech
  • B.E
  • B. Arch

Medical Courses

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • BAMS
  • BSMS
  • BHMS
  • BUMS
  • B.SC. BPT
  • B. Sc. MLT
  • BV Sc & AH
  • B. Pharma
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • BNYS
  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • B.Sc. Optometry
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Management Courses

  • MBA
  • BBA
  • BBM
  • BCA
  • MCA
  • B. Plan

Other Professional Courses

  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • BF Sc/B. Fisheries
  • B.Sc. Horticulture
  • Coy Secretary
  • B.Sc. Bio-Tech
  • B.Ed.
  • BMC
  • Hotel Management Degree
  • BPED
  • BFT
  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. HHA
  • LLB
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • BFA
  • BFD

Terms & Conditions of the PM Scholarship Scheme

  • Certificate signed by the Vice-Chancellor/ Dean/ Principal/ Vice Principal/ Registrar/ Associate Dean/ Deputy Registrar/ Director/ Deputy Director stating the seeding of the Aadhar Card with the student’s Bank account.
  • As proof of date of birth, use a class 10th-grade mark sheet.
  • Complete mark sheets for any obtained Class 12/Graduation (3 years)/Diploma (6 semesters) course.
  • A copy of the student’s bank passbook or a cancelled cheque for the account. Certificate of category, if applicable.
  • The Aadhar Card.
  • A self-certificate/affidavit of ESM is also required if the ward is born after the retirement of ESM.
  • All of the above documents must be submitted in PDF/JPEG/JPG format.

Contact Information

Phone Number011-23063111

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Can I apply for a PM scholarship both online and in person?

The PM scholarship application must be completed entirely online. Offline applications are not accepted.

2) What are the eligibility requirements for applying for the PM Scholarship?

Only those who have passed the 10+2 examination with at least 60% in aggregate are eligible for this scholarship.

3) I’m in the third year of my professional course. Am I eligible?

Only first-year students are eligible for the scholarship.

4) Are PM scholarships available for postgraduate students as well?

No, not for all PG courses. The PM Scholarship is only available for MCA and MBA courses.

5) How much money or benefits will be provided by this Scholarship Scheme?

Boys will receive Rs. 2500/- per month, while girls will receive Rs. 3000/- per month.

6) What are the eligibility requirements for receiving benefits in subsequent years?

To continue receiving the benefits of the PM scholarship, you must earn at least 505 points each semester. Failure in any semester will result in the scholarship being revoked.

7) Is the PM Scholarship only available to civilians or wards of Para-Military Personnel/Central Armed Forces Police?

No, this scholarship is only for ex-servicemen from the coast guard, air force, army, or navy.

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