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PM Scholarship Scheme

To apply for PM Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF, candidates have to fill the PM Scholarship Application Form before the last date. Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) is provided for the dependent wards of & Assam Rifles, Ex-Servicemen/ RPF/ RPSF/ CAPF personnel and their widows to inspire their higher technical and professional education.

Important Dates:

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF:

  • Scheme Closing Date: Open till 30-11-2020
  • Defective Verification: Open till 15-12-2020
  • Institute Verification: Open till 15-12-2020

Latest Update: Government of India has revised up the scholarship amount for both boys and girls. Now, the scholarship amount for girls is revised from INR 2,250 to INR 3,000 per month and for boys, the amount is revised from INR 2,000 to INR 2,500 per month. 500 new scholarships are also introduced for State Police officials.

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme Details:

Conducting BodyKendriya Sainik Board (KSB) Secretariat, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, Government of India
CategoryPM Scholarship Scheme 2020
Provided toRPF/RPSF/CAPF & Assam Rifles

PM Scholarship Scheme

PM Scholarship Available 2020:

Distribution of scholarship among Zonal Railways and RPSF will be as under:

Zone/ OrganizationQuota
NR+JR RPF Academy +
NWR + Construction4

Check Here List Of: Scholarship in India

Courses Eligible For PMSS:

Professional Degree Courses like BE, B.Tech, BDS, MBBS, B.Ed, BBS, BCA, MCA, B. Pharma, etc. duly recognized by the respective Government Regulatory Bodies, such as All India Council for Technical Education, Medical Council of India, University Grants Commission, National Council for Teacher Education etc. (Master Degree Courses are not eligible for PMSS except MBA, MCA).

Eligibility Criteria for PM Scholarship Scheme: 

  • Students who have taken regular admission in 2020 are only eligible for PMSS 2020. Students should have secured 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 12th Std., Diploma/Graduation.
  • The scholarship is admissible for only two wards per family and should be ensured by the beneficiaries as well as by the concerned zonal railways/RPSF.

Read Out: Prime Minister Scholarship Notice

Amount Of PM Scholarship Scheme (Revised):

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

  • 2000/- 2,500/- per month for male students
  • 2250/- 3,000/- per month for female students

Selection Process for Prime Minister Scholarship:

Minimum Marks in MEQ:

You should possess at least 60% marks in MEQ for entry to various Professional Courses for the initial sanction of scholarship. MEQ for various courses are as under:

Professional /Technical CourseMEQ
MBBS  including all Medical Courses of Graduation level12th Standard
B.E., B.Tech10+2/Diploma
(Diploma in case of lateral entry)
BBA, BCA, B.Sc.(Ag) etc.12th Standard
MBA, B.Ed., LLB, MCAGraduation
BALLB/BBA LLB(5 year Integrated course only)12th Standard

Read Out:  PM Scholarship Scheme (Revised Guidelines)

Renewal Of Prime Minister Scholarship:

  • The renewal of Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme can be done by the applicant on the National Scholarship Portal using his application ID generated at the time of registration.
  • Documents may be uploaded by the candidate which including a certificate from the College/Institute indicating the percentage of marks/ grade points obtained as well as indicating that the student is pursuing the course.

Press Here: PM Scholarship Renewal Form

How to fill Prime Minister Scholarship Form 2020?

  • Visit the PM Scholarship Portal that is
  • Follow “Central Scheme” section and hit “RPF/ RPSF, Ministry of Railway” link over there.
  • Now press “Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF/ RPSF” link and read complete guidelines in appropriate manner.
  • After that press “Apply Now” link and enter asked details in application of Prime Minister Scholarship 2020.
  • If you are a New User then press on the “Register” link in the Login Page.
  • After that Enter all required details for registration to get your user id and password.
  • After register your account you can Login and apply the scholarship. Then you will get a confirmation message to your registered email id & mobile number.
  • Through “Student Registration ID” Applicants will be able to login into the Account.
  • On Hitting “Application Form” Icon, you will be directed to the Application screen.
  • The Application Form contains three important segments of information as Registration Details, Academic Details, and Basic Details.
  • Fill application with required details. On hitting “Final Submission” Application is finally submitted.
  • At last take a print out of filled up application form and keep it safe for further usage.

Hit Here: PM Scholarship Login

Apply Here: New User

Document Required for PMSS Scholarship:

Following documents in the respective category are mandatorily required to be submitted/ uploaded by the applicant for applying under PMSS:

For Fresh Applicant:

  • Service Certificate issued by respective offices of the serving personnel for category IV.
  • A copy of PPO/Discharge certificate/book for Categories I, II and III.
  • Applicants are required to upload duly attested scanned copy of the mark-sheet/Grade card of MEQ i.e. 10+2/ Diploma/Graduation (as the case may be).

PM Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF/CAPF:

Professional Degree Courses like BE, B.Tech, BDS, MBBS, BEd, BBS, BCA, MCA B. Pharma, etc. duly recognized by the respective Government Regulatory Bodies, such as (AICTE), (MCI), (UGC), (NCTE) etc are eligible for PMSS. To get more details about PM Scholarship Scheme 2020, you need to go through the entire page.


Question: Are PG courses allowed in Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme?

Answer:  MBA and MCA are the only PG courses that are allowed.

Question: Can I change the course after selection?

Answer:  No, once a student goes selected, they need to pursue the same course, they had applied for.

Know Here: How To Get A College Scholarship

Question: Can I apply for the course in second year?

Answer:  No, students can apply for first year of degree course.

Question: If a student does not pass in the academic year, then what will happen?

Answer:  The student needs to score 50% marks in each semester/year to get the next scholarship amount. Otherwise, his /her scholarship will be closed forever.

Read Out, More: PMSS FAQ

Final words:

To know more about PM Scholarship Scheme 2020-21, you need to visit the Official Website Link.

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11 Responses to "PM Scholarship Scheme | Eligibility | Online Application Form | Last Date"


    college scholarship

  2. Dinesh

    Pls tell me Mandatory for category I to III full discripition

  3. raju

    i made some mistake of pm scholarship filling can i change it mention board name

  4. Kirangwoda

    Sir only government ememplyee sons are apply please reply

    • admin

      Hi Kirangwoda,
      Children of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles (CAPFs & AR) Personnel can apply for PM Scholarship Scheme

  5. Mubashir yaqoob


  6. Surbhi Slathia😍😍

    Scholarship is only for 12 th and others not for 10 th class?

  7. Sabana Azmi

    BA LLB 1st year students can aply for this????

    • admin

      Hi Sabana Azmi,
      Candidate’s must have scored 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation can apply for PM Scholarship Scheme.

  8. diksha

    where is link for online apply for girl which is passed 10 th class getting above 80%.

  9. Shubham mishra

    Please make me understand that whether pm scholarship scheme is also for class 10 with a percentage of above 75%

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