AICTE JK Scholarship, also known as the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS), J&K is an exclusive scholarship opportunity for students who are residents of Jammu and Kashmir. Initiated in the year 2011, the scheme aims at enhancing employment opportunities for the young students of the state by providing them financial assistance to pursue studies at an undergraduate level outside J&K. Offered by the All India Council for Technical Education, the AICTE JK Scholarship is implemented within the state by J&K Cell.
What are the eligibility conditions to qualify for this scholarship? How can you apply for it? When is the right time to apply for this scholarship? How will the scholarship be disbursed to students? What is the selection procedure for the scholarship? Find the answer to all these questions in this article. It highlights every significant detail about AICTE JK scholarship including its important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure, award details, selection procedure and more.
Before digging deeper into the information regarding the AICTE JK Scholarship, you should be aware of the key dates related to it. Of course, the scholarship invites applications from eligible students every year within a stipulated time duration. What are the important dates for AICTE JK Scholarship 2019-20? Find an answer to this question in the table given below. It comprises all the important dates related to the scholarship for the academic session 2019-20.
|1.||Online registration starts||10 April 2019|
|2.||Last date of online registration for class 12 passed/ appearing students||31 May 2019|
|3.||Last date of online registration for diploma passed students (lateral entry in engineering stream only)||18 June 2019|
|4.||Online document verification of registered candidates at facilitation centres||16 April 2019 to 31 May 2019 |
16 April 2019 to 14 May 2019 (for lateral entry students)
|5.||Choice filling option for students whose documents have been verified||22 April 2019 to 31 May 2019 |
20 April 2019 to 14 May 2019 (for lateral entry students)
|6.||Publishing of provisional merit list on the portal||11 June 2019 |
Up to 10 June 2019 (for lateral entry students)
|7.||Document re-verification at facilitation centres||11 June 2019 to 13 June 2019|
|8.||Publishing of final merit list on the portal||18 June 2019 |
14 June 2019 (for lateral entry students)
|9.||First round of online counselling (provisional seat allotment)||To be announced|
|10.||Second round of online counselling (provisional seat allotment)||To be announced|
*The above-mentioned key dates are applicable for the academic session 2019-20. This may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider next year.
To be eligible for the AICTE JK Scholarship, you need to fulfil certain conditions which primarily depend on your domicile, academic qualification and family income. Know about the eligibility criteria which are mandatory to be fulfilled for this scholarship hereunder –
Despite the key eligibility criteria that you need to fulfil for AICTE JK Scholarship, here are some exceptions too that you must be aware of. The students, who belong to any of the following categories are not eligible to apply for this scholarship –
What are the steps to be followed to apply for the AICTE JK Scholarship? Is the application online or offline? The answer to these questions is covered in this section. Every year, AICTE invites online applications from eligible students through its official website. If you fulfil all the eligibility conditions for this scholarship, you can apply for it through the following steps –
AICTE offers a number of facilitation centres for students across the state under Jammu division, Kashmir division and Leh division. Get the names and contact details of all the facilitation centres in the tables given below.
|S.No.||Name of the College||Contact Email|
|1.||Government G.M. Science College, Jammuemail@example.com|
|2.||Government College for Women Gandhi Nagar, Jammufirstname.lastname@example.org|
|3.||Government Degree College, Boys (Kathua)||–|
|4.||Government Degree College, Baniemail@example.com|
|5.||Government Degree College, Boys Udhampurfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|6.||Government Degree College, Rajouriemail@example.com|
|7.||Government Degree College, Poonchfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|8.||Government Degree College GDC, Dodaemail@example.com|
|9.||Government Degree College, Reasifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|10.||Government Degree College, Rambanemail@example.com|
|11.||Government Degree College, Banihalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|12.||Government Degree College, Kishtwaremail@example.com|
|13.||Government Degree College, Bhaderwah||–|
|14.||Government Degree College, Marwah||Principalmarwah@gmail.com|
|15.||Government Degree College, R.S.Purafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|16.||Government Degree College, Sambaemail@example.com|
|17.||Government Degree College, Mendharfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|S.No.||Name of the College||Contact Email|
|1.||Sri Pratap College, Srinagaremail@example.com|
|2.||Government Degree College, Anantnagfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|3.||Government College (Women), M.A. Road, Srinagaremail@example.com|
|4.||Government Degree College, Bijbeharafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|5.||Government Degree College (Boys), Soporeemail@example.com|
|6.||Government Degree College (Boys), Baramullafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|7.||Government Degree College, Pattanemail@example.com|
|8.||Government Degree College (Boys), Kupwarafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|9.||Government Degree College, Kulgam||–|
|10.||Government Degree College (SAM), Budgamemail@example.com|
|11.||Government Boys College, Pulwamafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|12.||Government Degree College, Shopianemail@example.com|
|13.||Government Degree College, Tralfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|14.||Government Degree College, Bandiporaemail@example.com|
|15.||Government Degree College, Doorufirstname.lastname@example.org|
|16.||Government Degree College Ganderbalemail@example.com|
|17.||Government Degree College, Chrarifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|S.No.||Name of the College||Contact Email|
|1.||Government Degree College, Lehemail@example.com|
|2.||Government Degree College Kargilfirstname.lastname@example.org|
An AICTE JK Scholarship offers variable financial assistance to students fulfilling the eligibility conditions. It covers the academic fee of the course applied for and offers maintenance charges to the students. The academic fee comprises tuition fee, library fee, development fee, internet fee, examination fee, university fee, training fee, etc., and is paid directly to the institution. However, the maintenance charge is paid to the students in two instalments of up to INR 50,000 each. The maintenance fee covers hostel fee, mess fee, stationery and book charges. Get comprehensive information about AICTE JK Scholarship Awards in the table given below.
|S.No.||Stream||Academic Fee||Maintenance Charges||Number of Scholarships|
|1.||General degree course||Up to INR 30,000|| |
Up to INR 1 Lakh for all
|2.||Professional degree course (Engineering/ Nursing/ Pharmacy/ Hotel Management)||Up to INR 1.25 Lakh||2830|
|3.||Medical/BDS or equivalent medical streams||Up to INR 3 Lakh||100|
To ensure successful submission of AICTE JK scholarship application, the students are required to upload some key documents in support of their application. Furthermore, they also need to get the uploaded documents verified at the facilitation centres listed. The key documents that you need to provide for the scholarship include –
AICTE JK Scholarship is completely a merit-based scholarship which considers the marks obtained by students in class 12 for the selection. Besides this, there are several other conditions on the basis of which selections are made for different streams. These criterions include –
How many students have been benefitted through this scholarship over the years? Ever since the introduction of the AICTE JK Scholarship Scheme, the government of Jammu and Kashmir has been able to extend suitable help to thousands of students. The table below highlights the year-wise statistics of the scholarship over the past six years.
|S.No.||Academic Session||Number of Students Admitted||Number of Students Reported|
|1.||2017-18||3400||2706 + 516 (Diploma Lateral Entry)|
Here are some questions and answers that will provide you with a clear picture of the AICTE JK Scholarship –
No, a commerce student cannot pursue an engineering course and thus is not eligible to apply for the scholarship under engineering stream. However, he/she can apply for the scholarship under general course stream.
A. No, if a student has not undergone the process of document verification at the facilitation centre, he/she is not eligible to get the scholarship.
A. Yes, in order to obtain benefits under the AICTE JK scholarship scheme, the students need to attend the counselling session.
A. No, the students cannot edit their online application form on their own. However, editing is possible in the online application form through the Officer of facilitation centre subject to the production of original documents by the student in support of their request or claim.
A. AICTE will directly pay the academic fee to the institution after selection.
AICTE – All India Council for Technical Education is a renowned national-level advisory body which is responsible for promoting the development of technical education in the country. It plans, formulates and maintains the norms and standards of institutions offering technical education. Also, it ensures quality assurance of technical education through accreditations to institutions. It also offers scholarship schemes to promote higher education within the country and AICTE JK scholarship is one such scheme which is especially available for students, who are residents of Jammu and Kashmir.
In case you come across any query related to the AICTE JK Scholarship, feel free to contact the scholarship provider at the contact detail given below –
All India Council for Technical Education
Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110070
Helpline Number: 0120-2446701
To know about AICTE JK Scholarship 2018-19, click here.
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