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Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2017-18

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Nov-2017
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AwardUp to INR 2250 per month
EligibilityClass 12 passed/Graduation/Diploma and 60% marks
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Tel: 011-26715250 Toll Free Helpline Number: 1800115250 Email:

What is Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2017-18?

The Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India invites applications from dependent wards of Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Coast Guard personnel and widows (below officer rank only), who are studying in the first year of technical and professional courses for Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2017-18. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must -

  • Have taken admission to a technical or professional (Diploma/Graduation) course in 2017. 
  • Have passed Class 12/Graduation/Diploma courses (minimum educational qualification) with 60% marks and above. 
  • Be a dependent ward/widow of Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Coast Guard personnel who died in harness/was disabled during coast guard service/ military service. 
  • Not be a civilian or ward of Para Military Personnel. 

Note: Only two wards of an Ex-Servicemen can apply for the Scholarship. 

To know about the courses that are eligible for the scholarship, click here


How can you apply ?

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps -
Step 1: Click here to register. 
Step 2: Upload applicant's photograph in jpeg/jpg/gif/png format and fill in all required details. 
Step 3: Click on 'Submit' button. 
Step 4: Login using registered username and password. 
Step 5: Complete the application process by providing necessary details. 
Step 6: Upload scanned copy of all required documents. 
Step 7: Finally, submit the application form. 


Terms and Conditions

Awards Details 

A total of 5500 scholarships are disbursed under Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme every year that is divided equally amongst both boys and girls. The amount of scholarship received by students -

  • For Boys - INR 2000 per month 
  • For Girls - INR 2250 per month

Documents Required

The following documents are required to be submitted to complete the application process in pdf/jpeg/jpg format only -

  • Certificate of Ex-Servicemen/Ex-Coast Guard Personnel duly signed by ZSB/CG HQ (Annexure 1).
  • Duly signed bonafide certificate by the Vice Chancellor/Dean/Principal/Vice Principal/Registrar/Associate Dean/Deputy Registrar/Director/Deputy Director (Annexure 2).
  • Certificate issued by Bank Manager stating the seeding of Aadhar Card with student's Bank account (Annexure 3).
  • Class 10 marksheet as a proof of date of birth. 
  • Complete marksheets of Class 12/Graduation (3 years)/Diploma (6 semesters)(whichever is applicable). 
  • First page of student's bank passbook or cancelled cheque of student's bank account. 
  • Category certificate (if applicable). 
  • Aadhar card. 
  • Self-certificate/affidavit of ESM (in case the ward born after the retirement of ESM). 


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