Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme 2020 intended for J&K Students Welfare

Last Modified: 20 Jun 2024

Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme intended to help the youth of Jammu and Kashmir. To channelize the talent and skills of the meritorious J&K students and make them empower with education, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has launched PM Special Scholarship Scheme for students from the region. As per now, the applications of Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme 2020 are likely to begin in the month end of April 2020. This scholarship covers the sum amount of tuition fee expenses, hostel fee, the cost of books and other miscellaneous charges.

The scholarship scheme of PMSSS 2020 is eligible only for the students enrolled in Undergraduate courses in Engineering, Medical, and General Degree Courses. Find below the complete details on AICTE J&K Scholarship 2020.

PM’s Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students: Quick Overview

Deadline 24 Apr 2020
Class / Course Class 12, Diploma
Scholarship Type Merit Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount Academic Fee of Up to 3 Lakhs
Age Limit 17 Years
Gender All
Religion All
State Jammu and Kashmir
Country India
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Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS 2020) is applicable only for 10+2 students or diploma holder students for Jammu and Kashmir region. Applicants belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories will receive internal reservation, while for handy able candidates; there will be 3% reservations.

Highlights of the AICTE PMSSS 2020 –

  • To encourage the students of the state and enable them to pursue higher education such as degree courses, engineering courses and medical courses outside the state.
  • Complete fee of the selected students is covered under the scholarship scheme.
  • A total of 5000 scholarships are offered under the AICTE J&K Scholarship 2020 scheme.

Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students

Benefits under PMSS Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir Students


 Academic Fee

 Maintenance Charges Limits

 Number of Scholarships

General Degree

 Up to ₹ 30,000


Uniformly ₹ 1 Lakh for all



 Up to 1.25 Lakhs


 Medical/BDS/equivalent medical streams

 Up to 3 Lakhs


 TOTAL Scholarships



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Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme 2020 – Eligibility Requirements

Candidates need to meet up the PM Special Scholarship Scheme 2020 eligibility criteria determined by the scholarship organizing authority. The complete set of eligibility norms are as under:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students who reside in J&K/Permanent resident of J&K can apply.
  • Passed Class 10th and 12th from J&K State schools or schools that are CBSE affiliated in J&K.
  • Candidates with annual family income of ₹ 8 lakhs or less are eligible.
  • Students who passed 10+3 diploma from J&K states polytechnics and are eligible for direct admission in the second year in the prescribed list of colleges.
  • Applicants who submit the online application form before the given deadline.
  • The grant is available for General, Professional, and Medical Degree courses in the PMSSS portal prescribed list of colleges.
  • Students who meet the minimum age criteria as well as other eligibility criteria can submit PMSSS 2020 applications.
  • Applicants who qualify for entrance exams such as NEET, JEE conducted by State/Central government can successfully apply on the PMSSS portal.
  • Students taking admission in MBBS/BDS courses are required to qualify the NEET exam conducted by CBSE.
  • Students taking admission in Architecture courses are required to qualify the NATA exam conducted by CoA.
  • Reservation (caste/category) mentioned as per J&K Policy.
  • Submission of a copy of Aadhar Card is necessary for smooth DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer)

Steps to Apply for Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme 2020

Find the proven steps to fill the PM Special Scholarship Scheme 2020 application form and participate in the registration process:

  • Visit the official website of PMSSS 2020 and complete the registrations first.
  • Once you complete the registration steps move forward and start filling the application form.
  • Enter all the asked details in the given manner and upload all the important documents in the specified format.
  • A list of important documents includes:
    • A copy of Aadhaar card
    • Details of education qualification
    • Certificate of Disability (if needed)
    • Annual income proof
    • Scanned passport size photograph with minimum 10 KB and maximum 200 KB format.
  • Finally, submit your form and print it.

AICTE PMSSS 2020 – Important Dates

PMSSS 2020 Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Beginning of the application process

24th April 2020 (end-week)

Last date to apply

May 2020

Document verification round

May-June 2020

Announcement of the result

18th June 2020

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