How to apply for Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme (PMSS).

Are you looking for a scholarship? This article gives details about PMSS namely Prime Minister scholarship scheme, through which you will get Rs.24000-Rs.27000 per year. You will get complete information on the eligibility documents required and the guidance on the online application process


The aim of prime minister's scholarship scheme is to encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex –Servicemen. A total number of 5500 students are selected every year. Dependent wards of Ex Servicemen, Dependent Wards of Widows of Ex Servicemen, Students who have scored 60% and above is minimum educational qualification are eligible for PMSS.

How to apply for Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme (PMSS)

Online application only will be accepted. Application to be filled online by visiting for registration. Application alongwith relevant documents and certificates are to be forwarded to respective Rajya Sainik Board / Coast Guard Headquarter latest by 30th Nov 2017. Apply online and submit documents before 30th September so that RSB will have sufficient time to process the application. If you apply by November end and go for submit documents at the 11th hour, RSB will not accept the application.

Documents to be uploaded

  1. Ex-Servicemen Certificate(discharge book)

  2. Bonafide Certificate signed by Principal

  3. Certificate from bank stating that Aadhaar Card of student linked with bank account number

  4. First page of Bank Pass Book (PNB/SBI only) which is linked to Aadhaar Number of the selected student.

  5. Matriculation Certificate duly self attested

  6. Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) certificate as applicable.

  7. Copy of PPO.

Eligible Courses

  1. Professional Degree Courses like BE, B Tech, BDS, MBBS, B Ed, BBA, BCA, B Pharma, etc

  2. Master Degree Courses are not eligible for PMSS except MBA, MCA).

  3. Students studying abroad are not eligible for this scheme. .

Important Instructions

The scholarship is admissible for only two children.Application along with relevant documents and certificates is to be forwarded to respective Rajya Sainik Board or Coast Guard Headquarter latest by 30th November every year. The attached copies of the supporting documents should be self attested by candidate.The concerned RSBs or Coast Guard Headquarter will scrutinize the application Form with regard to their eligibility criteria before to forwarding the same to KSB. The list of selected candidates will be uploaded on the website

Duration of Scholarship.

1 to 5 years subject to clearing exams every year in first attempt.

Amount of Scholarship.

The amount of scholarship would be as follows: (a) Rs. 2000/- per month for boys (b) Rs. 2250- per month for girls

Renewal of Scholarship

The students must submit 'ONLINE' Payment-cum-Renewal Form', Bonafide Certificate subsequent and Mark s memo of both semesters / academic year and first page of bank pass book. Formats of all these documents are available on KSB website under PMSS link – Renewal of Scholarship.

Contact and Query

For any query or help, candidate should contact 011-26715250 or email to
Kendriya Sainik Board
West Block-IV, Wing-VII,
2nd Floor R K Puram, New Delhi-110066
Website: E-Mail: jdpmssksb-mod@gov

Article by NK SHARMA
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