Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF 2021-22

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EligibilityDependent Wards and Widows of Ex/Serving RPF/RPSF personnel
RegionIndia
AwardUp to INR 2,250 per month
Deadline30-Nov-2021

About the Program

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Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF 2021-22 is an initiative for the wards and widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel. The selected candidates shall receive a scholarship of up to INR 2,250 per month.

  • Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF 2021-22
    Deadline30-Nov-2021
    Eligibility

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a dependent ward of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel or widow
    • Have secured 60% and above marks in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. class 12, Diploma/Graduation
    • Be pursuing a Professional or Technical degree course (B.E, B.Tech, MBBS, MCA, BCA, B.Pharma, B.Ed, BBS, BCA, MCA, B. Pharma, etc) recognized by respective government authorities like AICTE, MCI, UGC, NCTE, etc. 

     

    Note: Only two wards per family can receive benefits under this scholarship and they should be ensured by the beneficiaries as well as by the concerned zonal railways/RPSF.

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    Benefits:

    A total of 150 scholarships will be disbursed under this scheme. The amount of scholarship would be as follow:

    • INR 2,000 per month for male students
    • INR 2,250 per month for female students

     

    Note: The payment of the scholarship will be granted after the approval of the DG/RPF as per the order of merit each year.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 30th November 2021
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th December 2021
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th December 2021

Selection Criteria

The preference will be given to students in the following order -

  • Category 1: Wards/Widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who died in harness
  • Category 2: Wards/Widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who died while in service
  • Category 3: Wards of ex-RPF/RPSF (retired) personnel
  • Category 4: Wards of serving RPF/RPSF personnel
Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship scheme is tenable for one to five years depending on the duration of the course.
  • 50% of the scholarships are reserved for female candidates. In the case of any shortfall in the fresh cases, the scholarship numbers will not be adjusted for girls/boys.
  • The scholarships will be disbursed to selected students in their respective bank accounts through the Public Finance Management System (PFMS) under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
  • PMSS can be availed for one course only.

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