Ministry of Home Affairs invites application for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for CAPFs and Assam Rifles 2018-19

Published on : 16 Oct 2018
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles

Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India started a scholarship program named as Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles from the academic year 2006- 07. The main objective to introduce this fellowship program is to promote and encourage students to pursue advanced technical & professional educational courses at Graduation and PG level for the subordinate wards or widows of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles Personnel.

Every year the sum total of 2000 scholarships will be granted uniformly to both girls and boys. The initiative is a national program to disperse the scholarship amount to the meritorious candidates of the nation. All the eligible candidates are advised to fill the application form before the deadline i.e. 31st October 2018. With the aid of the scheme, it will surely provide financial help to the deserving candidates and push upwards to achieve their ambition and mission.

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Dec 2018
Class / Course Post Graduates, Undergraduates, Graduate
Scholarship Type Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Graduate
Awarded Amount Up to ₹ 2250/- per month for girls and ₹ 2000/- per month for boys
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Once again under the aegis of the National Defense Fund, the Welfare and Rehabilitation Board, Ministry of Home Affairs came up with a national level scholarship scheme for dependent widows and wards of the central armed police forces and Assam Rifles personnel. The candidates are advised to check the complete information and eligibility standards as maintained by the authority.

Benefits of the Contest:

Total 2000 scholarships will be distributed equally for both boys and girls under the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2018-19.

S. No

Category

Details

1.

Duration of the Scholarship

Depending upon the course type, the scholarship scheme is applicable for the duration of one to five years.

2.

Norms

The scholarship is valid only for two children per family.

3.

Per month reward

₹ 2250/- per month for girls students and ₹ 2000/- per month for boys candidates.

4.

The total amount of scholarship

Selected students will get an annually paid amount of ₹ 27000 to each girl and ₹ 24000 to each boy.

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Important dates:

                                             (All the dates mentioned here are Tentative)

S. No

Important Events

Dates

1.

The last date to fill the application form online

31st October 2018

2.

Verification & authentication of the application by the College/Institute or University

1st to 15th November 2018

3.

Verification & Confirmation of application by CAPFs & AR

16th to 30th November 2018

4.

Prime Minister scholarship Merit List Preparation & Lot Generation Phase

1st to 10th December 2018

5.

Processing for sanctioning of scholarship by R&W DTE, MHA from PMO

11th to 20th December 2018

6.

Payment File Generation

21st to 31st December 2018

7.

Disbursement of Scholarship amount

1st to 13th January 2019

8.

Dispatch of personal letters from the honorable Prime Minister in an appropriate language

28th January 2019

Eligibility criteria:

Nationality: Only Indian citizens can apply for the scholarship.

Educational Qualifications:

  • An Applicant must hold a passing mark sheet of class 12, Diploma, Graduation or equivalent examination with at least 60 percent marks.
  • Students who are pursuing their professional degree courses such as Medicine, Dental, BBA, BCA, B. Pharm, Engineering, MBA, MCA, Veterinary, B. Sc etc are eligible to apply.
  • For the candidates who are applying under renewal category, it is compulsory to pass each subsequent academic year of professional courses with at least 50 percent marks.

Additional Details: Family member of the applicant

  • Must be a retired or serving person of wards or window of CAPFs & AR Personnel below Officer Rank.
  • Must be the dependents of the CAPF & Assam Rifles personnel died on the duty in an election or any other duty.
  • If there is a delay by the candidate to submit a renewal application of scholarship, then a grace period of one year may be entertained.

Application process:

The application form for Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2018-19 can be filled online by the candidates.

Steps to fill the form:

  • All the interested candidates are advised to login to the official web portal of NSP.
  • Applicants have to register as a new user on this website.
  • Now log in with the registration details.
  • Fill the application form.
  • Scanned and attach a copy of all required documents.
  • Provide your genuine account details of the bank.
  • Submit the application form.
  • Download and print your filled application form for future reference.

Note: All the aspirants are advised to fill the form accurately; no changes can be made once the application entry submitted. Also, more than one application by the single candidate will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Documents:

Documents which need to submit along with the application form.

  1. Candidate should provide the valid bank details. (a copy of the first page of bank passbook)
  2. Original copy of service record certificate issued by the department of the personnel. (in case of serving personnel)
  3. Duly attested copy of all mark sheets.
  4. A copy of Aadhaar card with the original.
  5. Passport size photograph.
  6. Certificate of gallantry award.
  7. Any other document as specified in the scholarship conditions

Selection Procedure:

Students will be selected for the scholarship, on the basis of eligibility criteria and availability of funds.

List of eligible courses:

Engineering and management courses:

Courses

Duration of Scholarship

B. Tech

4 years

B.E.

4 years

B. Arch

4-5 years

MBA

2 years

BBA

3 years

BBM (Bachelor of Business Management)

3 years

BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application)

3 years

MCA (Master of Computer Application

3 years

B. Plan (Bachelor of Planning)

4 years

Other Professional Courses:

Courses

Duration of Scholarship

Bachelor of Agriculture (B.Sc.Agr.)

4 years

Bachelor of Fisheries Science

4 years

B.Sc. Horticulture

4 years

Coy Secretary

4 years

B.Sc. Bio-Tech (Bachelor of Bio-Technology)

3 years

BEd (Bachelor of Education)

1 year

B.M.C (Bachelor of Mass Communication)

3 years

H.M. (Degree in Hotel Management)

4 years

BP Ed (Bachelor of Physical Education)

1 year

BASLP (Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language) (Pathology)

4 years

BFT (Bachelor of Fashion Technology)

3 years

B.Sc. MICRO (Bachelor of Science in Microbiology)

3 years

Bachelor of Science Hospitality and Hotel Administration

3 years

LLB (Bachelors of laws)

2- 3 years

B.EL.ED (Bachelor of Elementary Education)

3- 5 years

BFA (Bachelor of Fine Art)

4 years

BFD (Bachelor of Fashion Designing)

3 years

BA LLB (A Bachelor degree in Art with Bachelor in Law)

5 years

Medical Courses:

Courses

Duration of Scholarship

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine& Bachelor of Surgery)

4 years and 6 months

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

5 years

BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine Surgery)

4 years and 6 months

BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine Surgery)

4 years and 6 months

BSMS (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine Surgery)

4 years and 6 months

BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine Surgery)

5 years

BSC, BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

4 years

B. Sc MLT (Medical Lab Technology)

4 years

Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Hospitality

5 years

B. Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy)

4 years

B. Sc Nursing (Bachelor of Nursing)

4 years

BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Science)

5 years

Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy)

4 years

B. Sc Optometry (Bachelor of Science in Optometry)

3 years

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

4 years 6 months




3 Comments

Kumarasamy - September 16, 2019REPLY

ஐயா வணக்கம் எனது மகள் மருத்துவம் இளங்கலை MBBS இரண்டாவது ஆண்டு படித்து வருகிறார். எனக்கு பிரதம மந்திரி ஸ்காலர்ஷிப் பெறுவதற்கான உதவி செய்யும் படி வேண்டுகிறேன்.

Exams Planner - September 17, 2019REPLY

You can apply as per the above provided application procedure.

Madhavaram bhavya - March 7, 2019REPLY

How can I see the merit list of merit students