Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2017-18

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EligibilityClass 12 passed/Graduation/Diploma and 60% marks
AwardUp to INR 2250 per month

About the Program


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. 

  • Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2017-18

    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. 


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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). 


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by November, 2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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