Prime Minister Scholarship for Wards of Assam Rifles Dead Personnel

Published on : 13 Jul 2018
Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme

The NDF (National Defense Fund) has set-up the Prime Minister Scholarship fund in co-operation with the Central Armed Police Force and the Welfare Board.With this fund, PMSS (Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme) scholarships will be given to the dependents of the Central Armed Police Force and the Assam Rifles dead personnel. 

The aim of this scholarship is to give financial support to the students for pursuing professional courses. They are given a monthly stipend and an additional amount to pursue their studies.

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Dec 2017
Class / Course Post Graduates, Graduate
Scholarship Type Under Graduate, Post Graduate
Awarded Amount female students will be given ? 27,000 annually; male students will be given ? 24,000 annually.
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Benefits under the PMSS (Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme)

  • The selected female students will be awarded ₹ 27,000 annually.
  • The selected male students will be given ₹ 24,000 annually.
  • In addition, they will also be given a monthly stipend. The female students will be given ₹2250 and the male students will receive ₹2000 per month.

Eligibility for the PMSS (Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme)

  • An applicant should be enrolled in the professional course of any field like Dental, Medicine, Veterinary, BCA, Engineering, BBA, B. Pharma, Nursing etc. 
  • He/ she should have a minimum score of 60% marks in the qualifying exams whether in Class 12th/ Diploma/ Bachelors.
  • An applicant should be a ward of the retired/ serving/ deceased CAPF or the AR.
  • A ward of a disabled CAPF or AR can also apply if the disability has arisen while serving the Government of India.
  • A ward of the ex-CAPF or AR is also eligible to apply if his/her guardian has received a Gallantry award.

How to Apply

  • Visit www.scholarships.gov.in and log-in with your account.
  • Create a new account through the sign-up button if you do not have an account already.
  • After logging in, look for Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme and click on it.
  • Find the application form and submit it with all the required details.
  • In the Parental/Guardian Occupation option write down; “ CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCES/ASSAM RIFLES”
  • Fill out the bank and academic details
  • Check everything and finally submit the form for verification.

Documents Required to Apply

Attach the following documents in pdf/jpeg/jpg format only -

  • Certificate of Ex-Servicemen/Ex-Coast Guard Personnel duly signed by ZSB/CG HQ.
  • Properly-signed real certificate by the Vice Chancellor/Dean/Principal/Vice Principal/Registrar/Associate Dean/Deputy Registrar/Director/Deputy Director.
  • Bank certificate indicating Aadhar card linked with Bank account.
  • Date of birth proof.
  • Academic mark-sheets of class 12th, graduation, post-graduation (up to the highest education level)
  • Copy of Aadhar card.
  • Self-certificate/affidavit of ESM. 



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