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Organisation : Kendriya Sainik Board, Department of Ex- Servicemen Welfare
Scholarship Name : PMSS Prime Minister’s Scholarship 2023-24
Applicable For : Ex-Servicemen Children
Applicable States/ UTs : All Over India
Last Date : 30th November 2023
Website :

What is KSB PMSS Scholarship?

Fresh Application for KSB PMSS Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Academic Year 2023-24 is now open.Students who are Dependent Wards / Widows of Ex Servicemen & Ex Coast Guard personnel. Eligible students are invited to apply online. A total number of 5500 wards / widows of Ex-servicemen are selected for scholarship in each academic year. Last date to application is 30 November 2023.

Related / Similar Scholarship : WARB MHA Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme PMSS 2023-24

Eligibility of KSB PMSS Scholarship

** Students who have taken admission in 1st year (except Lateral Entry & Integrated Course) are only eligible to apply for KSB PMSS Scholarship. Students must apply online on KSB web portal Students should have scored 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation.

** Students studying in 2nd or subsequent years are not eligible (except for integrated courses – where 1st portion is academic and 2nd portion is integrated as professional course). In such cases student need to apply for scholarship on taking admission as per ‘Para 18 of Important Instructions’ available at link PMSS – New Application – How to Apply for Scholarship.

** Students who are Dependent Wards / Widows of Ex Servicemen & Ex Coast Guard personnel.
** Wards of Civilians including Para Military Personnel are NOT ELIGIBLE.

How To Apply For KSB PMSS Scholarship?

Application to be filled ONLINE by visiting KSB website Hard copy / paper application will not be entertained. For easy understanding a flow chart is available on KSB website under PMSS link how to apply ONLINE.

To Apply For KSB PMSS Prime Minister’s Scholarship 2023-24, Follow the below steps
Step-1 : Go to the link
Step-2 : Click on the link “Registration”
Step-3 : Fill the Online Registration Form
Step-4 : After the successful registration, login with your “User Name” and “Passsword”
Step-5 : Fill the “Online Scholarship Application Form” and
Step-6 : Submit Form.

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Scholarships Amount of KSB PMSS Scholarship

** A total number of 5500 wards / widows of Ex-servicemen are selected for scholarship in each academic year.
** Scholarships are equally divided amongst boys and girls i.e. 2750 each.
** Scholarships are paid for a period of one to five years as per the duration of the courses approved by the concerned regulatory bodies.
** Scholarship amount is paid annually to the selected students.

Amount of Scholarship:
** Rs. 2500/- pm For Boys
** Rs. 3000/- pm For Girls


FAQ On KSB PMSS Scholarship

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) On KSB PMSS Prime Minister Scholarship 2023-24
Is there any provision to apply for PMSS in Second year of professional degree course?

No, student has to apply in first year of professional degree course only.

Is the copy of Discharge Book necessary along with application form?

No, Discharge Book is not to be enclosed with application form. Only Annx-1 of Application Form duly signed by Secretary / Director of ZSB / RSB / Coast Guard HQs to be enclosed with application.

Are diploma courses eligible for PMSS?

No, only professional degree courses recognised by a central regulatory body such as AICTE, MCI etc are eligible for PMSS.

Are PG Courses allowed for PMSS?

Only MBA and MCA are allowed for PMSS. No other PG courses are allowed for PMSS.

Are B.Sc B.Ed integrated courses eligible for PMSS?

No, these courses are not eligible as BA & B.Sc are academic courses. B.Ed course is eligible for PMSS.

Is PMSS considering the courses conducted abroad?

No, PMSS is applicable to the students who are studying in India only.

If a student has already availed PMSS in the past, can he again apply for PMSS?

No. PMSS is allowed for one course only.

If a student does not pass, then will he/she get the scholarship amount in subsequent year?

The student has to score 50% marks in each semester / academic year, then only he/she will get his/her PM scholarship amount. Failing to score 50% marks or get RA/fail in any subject / semester or in any academic year, his / her scholarship to be closed forever.

Can a selected student change their course and college?

No. Once selected in the merit, student has to study the same course only. On changing of course / college, PMSS will discontinue immediately. No further scholarship will be awarded in such case.

Can I get scholarship if I am a civilian/ward of Para-military personnel/Ward central armed forces police?
No, this scholarship is awarded to the wards and widows of Ex-servicemen who has served in Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast guards.

What is the Last Date of KSB PMSS Scholarship?

Last Date of KSB PMSS Prime Minister’s Scholarship 2023-24 is 30th November 2023.

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