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Organisation : WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
Scholarship Name : Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme 2020-21
Applicable For : Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles
Applicable States/UTs : All India
Last Date : 31-10-2020
Website : https://scholarships.gov.in/

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Introduction Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) under the aegis of the National Defence Fund, was introduced to encourage higher technical & professional education for the dependent wards & widows of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles (CAPFs & AR) Personnel.

Related / Similar Scholarship : NSP PMSS 2020-21 For Wards of Police Personnel

Number of Scholarship

For the wards of CAPFs & AR, total 2000 Scholarships (equally for both girls & boys) under PMSS will be given for the each academic year in addition to renewal cases of previous years. Shortfall in fresh cases shall not be adjusted from girls/boys, if applicants (Boys/Girls) are selected less than 1000.

Similarly, total 500 scholarships will be given to the wards of State Police Personnel who are martyred during Terror/ Nara! attacks in equal number to the Boys and Girls (Le. 250 for boys and 250 for girls).

Eligibility

A) For CAPFs & Assam Rifles:
I) Wards/widows of deceased CAPFs & AR personnel died in harness/election duty, wards of personnel disabled due to causes attributable to Government service and Wards of Ex-CAPFs & AR personnel in receipt of Gallantry Awards.
II) Wards/widows of retired and serving CAPFs & AR Personnel. (Personnel below Officer Rank)
III) Pursuing first professional degree programme in the field of Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B.Pharma, B.SC (Nursing, Agriculture, etc.), MBA and MCA etc. in accordance with the guidelines as mentioned in Para- 8 (B),
IV) Having minimum 60% ;narks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of new applicant. Or For applicants applying under renewal category, it is mandatory to pass the each subsequent academic year of the professional courses being pursued by them with minimum 50% marks.
V) A grace period of one year only for cases, where there is a delay on part of candidate for submission of application for renewal of scholarship may be entertained.

B) For State Police Forces:
Dependent wards of State Police Personnel who are martyred during Terror/ Naxal attacks are eligible under this category subject to the following:-

I) Pursuing first professional degree programme in the field of Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, BSC (Nursing, Agriculture, etc.), MBA and MCA etc. in accordance with the guidelines as mentioned in Para- 8 (B).
II) Having minimum 60% marks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of new applicant. Or For applicants applying under renewal category, it is mandatory to pass the each subsequent academic year of the professional courses being pursued by them with minimum 50% marks.
III) A grace period of one year only for cases, where there is a delay on part of candidate for submission of application for renewal of scholarship may be entertained.

Duration of Scholarship

Upto five years (depending upon the duration of the course being pursued by the applicant and as approved by the respective regulatory body).

Amount of Scholarship

1. Rs. 3000/-per month for girls.
2. Rs. 2500/- per month for boys @ Rs. 36000/- to each girl& Rs. 30000/-to each boy (To be paid annually after selection.)

How To Apply?

All the eligible applicants need to apply online on the website of National Scholarship Portal (NSP) i.e. www.scholarship.gov.in on or before 31st October 2020

Guidelines : https://scholarships.net.in/uploads/pdf2020/44620-guide.pdf

Important Dates

Scheme Closing Date : Open till 31-10-2020
Defective Verification : Open till 15-11-2020
Institute Verification :Open till 15-11-2020

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