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Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2017
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What is Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles 2017?

Welfare and Rehabilitation Board, Central Police Forces with the support of National Defense Fund introduces the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2017 for the dependent widows and wards of central armed police forces and Assam Rifles personnel. The objective of this scholarship scheme is to motivate them towards professional and technical education.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

In order to be eligible, an applicant must-

  • Be ward or widow of deceased CAPFs and AR personnel who died in Harness/election, or 
  • Be ward of personnel disabled due to causes attributable to Government service, or
  • Be ward of ex-CAPFs and AR personnel in receipt of Gallantry Awards, or
  • Be ward or widow of serving and retired CAPFs and AR personnel. Note- The personnel should be below officer rank.
  • Be studying first professional degree programme in the field of Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, Engineering, BCA, BBA, B.Sc (Agriculture, Nursing, etc.), B.Pharma, etc.
  • Have secured  60 percent or more marks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ), i.e., 10+2/Graduation/ Diploma.


  • MEQ (Minimum Entry Qualification) for-
    • BE/B.Tech is 10+2/diploma.
    • MBBS is 10+2.
    • B.Ed and MBA is graduation.
  • The applicant who is admitted in the second year of professional or technical bachelor degree (B.Tech or BE) through lateral entry will also be eligible for this scholarship.
  • For the applicant who has passed XII exam from CBSE, the percentage of marks in Minimum Entry Qualification will be calculated on the basis of marks obtained in best of five subjects out of 500.

How can you apply ?

In order to apply, an applicant must follow the steps given below-

Step 1: Click here to register.
Step 2: Fill in all the details.
Step 3: Click on Submit. Note- An application id and password will be generated on the computer screen and an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number.
Step 4:  Enter OTP number and confirm. Note- Change the password at the time of the first login for security purposes.
Step 5: Fill in all the details and upload the documents (if needed).
Step 6: Click on 'Final Submit' to submit the application form.

Terms and Conditions

Documents required-

For fresh applicant-

  • Service certificate to be issued by the HOD in case.
  • Attested and scanned copy of the mark sheet of MEQ(XII/Graduation or equivalent). (If applicable)
  • Disability certificate. (If applicable)
  • PPO or Discharge Certificate or Book. (If applicable)
  • Death Certificate. (If applicable)
  • Certificate of gallantry award. (If applicable)

For Renewal-

  • Service Certificate to be issued by the H.O.O in case of serving personnel.

Award details-

  • The female candidate will get INR 2250 per month as scholarship amount.
  • The male candidate will get INR 2000 per month as scholarship amount.

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