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Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2015-16

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Nov-2015
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What is Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2015-16?

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme was introduced from the Academic year 2006-07. To encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel and their widows (below officer rank only) and dependent wards / widows of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel who died / disabled in harness due to causes attributable to Military Service / Coast Guard Service, irrespective of the rank. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

(a) Students who have taken admission in 2015 are only eligible to apply for PMSS 2015-16. Students should have scored 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation.

(b) Students who are Dependent Wards / Widows of Ex Servicemen & Ex Coast Guard personnel who died in harness / disabled due to causes attributable to military service / coast guard service, irrespective of the rank.

(c) Dependent wards of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel and their widows (below officer rank only).

How can you apply ?

One candidate to submit only one application form for one course, if any candidate submit two applications for more than one course, both the applications will be rejected. Forms are to be downloaded from the website Application forwarded in any other format will not be considered. Application to be forwarded on plain A4 size paper (typed or handwritten) in the prescribed format duly completed in all respects with superscription on the envelope “Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for the Academic Year 2015-16”. 


Terms and Conditions

Important Instructions For PM’s Scholarship Scheme.

Incomplete / amended form / documents will lead to rejection or returned to RSB / Coast Guard Headquarter unactioned.

(a) Check List duly signed by student is to be attached with the Application Form.

(b) Application alongwith relevant documents & certificates are to be forwarded to respective Rajya Sainik Board / Coast Guard Headquarter “latest by 30th Nov 2015. Late submitted or incomplete Application Form and non submission of required document will lead to rejection and returned unactioned. The application will be received by the RSBs / Coast Guard Headquarter and will be acknowledged with a seal and date of receipt.

(c) The concerned RSBs / Coast Guard Headquarter to scrutinize / check the Application Form with regard to their eligibility criteria prior to forwarding the same to KSB. No application will be accepted by KSB which is not scrutinized by RSB / Coast Guard Headquarter.

(d) Candidates and RSB’s / Coast Guard Headquarter to note that all applications received after the due date will not be considered and returned unactioned.

(e) List of selected candidates will be forwarded to RSBs / Coast Guard Headquarter after the merit list is finalized by the BOO at KSB. Students will be informed by RSBs about their selection. The list of selected candidates will also be uploaded on the website

(f) Two stamped (Rs. 5 each) blank window envelopes of 27x12 cms are to be attached with each application so as to facilitate correspondence with the candidate by KSB / RSB / Coast Guard Headquarter.

(g) The scholarship is admissible for only two children of ESM / Ex-Coast Guard. Particulars of all children should be indicated in Para 13 of Annexure 1. This should be according to the Discharge Book / Certificate of the Ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard.

(h) The first payment of scholarship will be paid automatically after the selection of the candidate. The subsequent payments will be made on successful completion of the each academic year uninterrupted with minimum 50% marks till completion of the course. The candidate must submit Payment-cum-Renewal Form, Bonafide Certificate for subsequent Payment of PMSS, Mark Sheets of both semesters / academic year self attested & photocopy of 1st page of bank pass book directly to KSB within six months of declaration of result, It is the responsibility of the candidate to submit his / her renewal documents for claiming subsequent payments, till completion of the course, For claiming final year scholarship, the renewal documents are required to be forwarded within one year of completion of course, thereafter the scholarship will be closed. If a student failed in any semester and / or aggregates, his / her scholarship will be closed for ever 6

(i) Candidature of a student shall stand automatically rejected if, at any stage, it is discovered that he / she has secured scholarship fraudulently by making false statement or misrepresentation of facts. Candidate shall have to refund the amount already given.

(j) The attached copies of the supporting documents should be self attested by candidate (unattested documents will not be considered).

(k) In case of change of any address, course, college, it is to be intimated immediately to Kendriya Sainik Board in writing. Always mention Selection Number, Name of Applicant and ESM / Ex-Coast Guard particular for any correspondence with KSB & RSB / Coast Guard Headquarter after getting selected for PM scholarship.

(l) The Ministry of Defence, Government of India can suitably modify these instructions to remove anomalies, if any, for successful implementation of the scheme, as may be necessary from time to time and will be applicable to all students under the scheme.

(m) PM Scholarship is eligible to the dependent wards of ESM ie. male ward upto 25 years of age and female ward till she gets married.

(n) Change of the Course / College by the Selected Student and get fresh admission in subsequent academic year will lead to rejection of his/her scholarship forever.

(o) For any query or help, candidate should contact 011-26715250 or email to 

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