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Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) was first launched in 2006 to encourage students to pursue their higher education and professional education. This scholarship is primarily for the dependent wards of ex-servicemen and ex-coast guard personnel and their widows. There has been a huge plunge in the rate of dropouts since this initiative. The PMSS Scholarship 2022 applications are already being started. Students are requested to check their eligibility and take advantage of the PM Scholarship Scheme that our government has to offer.

  • Under this PM Scholarship Scheme, around 5500 wards and widows are selected every year. The scholarship is divided equally among the boys and girls i.e. 2750 each.
  • Every month, qualified girls and boys will receive Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2500 per month respectively.
  • Scholarships are awarded for one to five years, depending on the length of the courses approved by the relevant regulatory bodies.

Check PMSS Scholarship Eligibility Criteria 2022!

Check out the PMSS Scholarship Brief given in the table below:

NamePMSS Scholarship 2022
Launched byGovernment of India
Beneficiariesdependent wards of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel and their widows
ObjectiveProviding financial help to pursue higher education
BenefitsBoys: Rs. 2500 /- pm
Girl: Rs. 3000/- pm
Applications Start15 August
Application End15 November
Official websitehttps://www.ksb.gov.in/

What is PM Scholarship Scheme?

As there have already been various schemes launched by our government to meet the needs of all sections, particularly the weaker sections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the PM Scholarship Scheme in 2006 to assist dependent wards and widows of ex-servicemen. Previously, applications for the PMSS Scholarship 2022 were only accepted offline, but this has changed since 2016. Now, the application process is entirely online. 

  • Furthermore, the amount that students would have received previously has been increased to 3000 for girls and 2500 for boys.
  • Every year, the notification for the start date of application is released in August, and students can apply for the PMSS scholarship 2022 from August 15th to November 15th, 2022.

However, before submitting your application, you should be aware of your eligibility, required documents, eligible courses, and other details. Continue reading this article because you will find all of the important information about the PM Scholarship Scheme, application links, and more right here.

PM Scholarship Amount 2022

Under the PM Scholarship Scheme, qualified candidates will receive the following amount:

GenderMonthly (Rs.)Annually (Rs.)
Female300036000
Male250030000

PM Scholarship Amount Acknowledgement

After receiving the amount, candidates are required to update their status on column 14 of the renewal application. In the event that you don’t update the status, your scholarship will be cancelled and the amount already distributed will be revoked. For the same, you need to follow the following steps:

Step 1: Go to the PMSS Renewal Application Link

Step 2: Enter your credentials like username and password

Step 3: Enter the verification code and click on “Login.”

Step 4: After that, update the DATE OF PAYMENT AND AMOUNT RECEIVED in two separate columns in column 14.

Step 5: Finally, hit the “Save” button to update your information.

Note: After receiving the scholarship amount, you should immediately update column 14 of your PMSS Scholarship Application.

Check Steps for Prime Minister scholarship renewal

How to apply online for PMSS Scholarship 2022 (New Registration)?

Previously, applications for the PM Scholarship Scheme were accepted only offline. However, the entire procedure has now been moved online, making it much easier and faster to submit your application. If you are a first-time applicant, you can apply online for the PMSS Scholarship 2022 by following the steps outlined below:

  • Visit KSB Website www.ksb.gov.in
  • Click on the PMSS link and then on List of documents to be uploaded. And download  Annexures 1, 2, and 3.
  • Fill out all of the annexures, scan them, and save them somewhere on your computer or Pendrive.
  • Go to the Apply Online PMSS Scholarship Link now.
PMSS scholarship 2022
  • Upload your passport-sized photo, fill out Parts 1 and 2 with ESM information, and submit.
  • Following registration, a login ID, password, and a link with an activation link will be sent to the registered email address.
  • Click the activation link and sign in with your credentials.
  • Now, select the Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme under “New Application.”
  • Fill out Parts 1–3 and scan and upload all required original documents.
  • Finally to finish your application, save and forward it.

Note: Please keep in mind that if you save but do not forward, the application will remain pending in your dashboard and will not be considered.

PM Scholarship Scheme Required Documents

These are the following documents that candidates are required to scan and upload the original copy while completing their PMSS Scholarship 2022 application:

  • Annexure-1 (Can download the annexure from the official website)
  • Annexure-2
  • Annexure-3 
  • Birth date proof like matriculation certificate
  • 10+2 Mark sheet, mark sheet of graduation/Diploma as applicable,
  • Pass Book first page or cancelled cheque
  • PPO copy for Category 6 or the following supporting documents for Categories 1–5:
Category 1stFor Army – Part II Order 
For Navy – Gen
For Air Force – POR
Category 2ndFor Army – Part II Order 
For Navy – Gen
For Air Force – POR
Category 3rdFor Army – Part II Order 
For Navy – Gen
For Air Force – POR
Category 4thFor Army – Part II Order 
For Navy – Gen
For Air Force – POR
Category 5thAward certificate with the gazette notification
Category 6thESM Identity Card or PPO

How to apply for Online PMSS Scholarship 2022 Renewal?

Students who have already been selected for PMSS and are currently in their second or subsequent year do not need to apply for a New Application. Such students must only apply for Renewal Application at the end of each academic year until the course is completed. The following are some things that students should remember:

  • Each semester / academic year, a minimum of 50% is required.
  • Passing all subjects in each semester/year on the first attempt is mandatory.
  • Renewal applications are processed as they come in throughout the year, except from January to May.
  • The student may apply for scholarship renewal within one year of the announcement of the results.

For PMSS Application Renewal follow the following easy steps:

Step 1: Go to the PMSS Renewal Application Link

PMSS scholarship 2022

Step 2: Enter your credentials like username and password

Step 3: Enter the verification code and click on “Login.”

Step 4: After that, update and upload all the necessary documents.

Step 5: Finally, hit the “Save” button to update your information.

Note: If a student fails or receives a RA in any subject, his or her scholarship will be terminated. He will not be eligible for future PMSS payments.

Documents Required for Renewal Applications

These are the following documents that candidates are required to scan and upload the original copy while completing their Renewal PMSS Scholarship 2022 application:

  • Annexure-1
  • Annexure-2 
  • Annexure-3 
  • Original university mark sheets (both semesters / academic year). Computer-generated mark sheets are not permitted to be uploaded.
  • Annexure-4 (Not applicable to all Students). 
  • Student’s first page of a bank pass book or a cancelled cheque leaf 
  • Adhaar card

To download the Annexure documents go to the “List of Documents to be Uploaded

How to Check PMSS Scholarship 2022 Application Status?

To Check your PM Scholarship applications status simply follow the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the Status of Application from the official KSB website.

PMSS scholarship 2022

Step 2: After that fill in your DAK ID and verification code.

Step 3: Finally, hit “search” and you will get your application status.

PMSS Scholarship 2022 Eligibility

There are some students who are eligible to receive the PMSS Scholarship 2022 and others who are not. The same is true for the courses for which they are receiving scholarships. As a result, students should thoroughly examine their eligibility to determine who is and is not eligible for the scholarship.

Who is Eligible for the PM Scholarship Scheme?

This PMSS Scholarship Scheme is primarily for the wards of ex-servicemen. To get more clarity on the same, check out the eligible candidates and courses mentioned below:

  • Dependent Wards / Widows of Ex-Servicemen & Ex-Coast Guard personnel.
  • Only students who have started their first year are eligible to apply for PMSS scholarship 2022.
  • Students must have received a minimum of 60% in their 12th, diploma and graduation. 
  • Integrated courses, with academic and professional course portions.
  • BE, B Tech, BDS, MBBS, B Ed, BBA, BCA, B Pharma, and other first professional degree courses duly recognised by respective government regulatory bodies.
  • PM Scholarship Scheme is only available for one course.

Who is not Eligible for the PM Scholarship Scheme?

Certain courses and wards are not allowed to avail PMSS scholarship 2022:

  • Wards of Civilians and Paramilitary Personnel are not eligible for the PM Scholarship Scheme.
  • Students in their second or subsequent years are not eligible (except integrated courses).
  • Master Degree Courses are not eligible for PMSS Scholarship 2022 (except for MBA/MCA courses)
  • This PM Scholarship scheme is not available to students studying abroad.
  • PMSS Scholarship Scheme does not permit distance learning courses.

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PMSS Scholarship 2022 Priority List

Candidates will be chosen in the following order of preference: 

CategoriesCandidates
1Ward & Widows of ESM / Ex Coast Guard personnel killed in action.
2Wards of ESM / Ex Coast Guard personnel who were injured in action and were boarded out of service due to a disability caused by Military / Coast Guard service.
3Wards and widows of ESM / Ex Coast Guard personnel who died in service from causes related to Military / Coast Guard service.
4Wards of ESM / Ex Coast Guard personnel who are disabled in service due to Military / Coast Guard service.
5Wards and widows of ESM / ex- Coast Guard personnel who have received gallantry awards.
6Wards / Widows of ESM / Ex Coast Guard personnel (PBOR Only).

Eligible Courses under PMSS Scholarship 2022

Check out the below table to know to eligible course List for the PMSS Scholarship 2022:

EngineeringMedical CoursesManagement CoursesOther Professional Courses
B.Tech
B.E
B.Arch
MBBS
BDS
BAMS
BSMS
BHMS
BUMS
B.SC. BPT
B.Sc.MLT
BVSc&AH
B.Pharma
B.Sc. Nursing
BNYS
Doctor of Pharmacy
B.Sc. Optometry
Bachelors of Occupational Therapy
MBA
BBA
BBM
BCA
MCA
BPlan
B.Sc. Agriculture
BFSc/B.Fisheries
B.Sc. Horticulture
Coy Secretary
B.Sc. Bio-Tech
B.Ed.
BMC
Hotel Management Degree
BPED
BASLP
BFT
B.Sc. Microbiology
B.Sc. Microbiology
B.Sc.HHA
LLB
Bachelor of Elementary Education
BFA
BFD
BALLB

Download the List of Eligible Courses for PMSS Scholarship 2022

Hope you found all of the information about the PMSS Scholarship 2022 here. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

PMSS Scholarship 2022: FAQs

Who is eligible for the PMSS Scholarship 2022?

To be eligible for the PM Scholarship Scheme, an applicant must have received at least 60% in MEQ, i.e. 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation. In addition, the article above contains detailed eligibility criteria.

What is the amount of the PMSS Scholarship 2022?

The monthly PMSS Scholarship amount is Rs. 2,500/- for boys and Rs. 3,000/- for girls.

How can I apply for the PM Modi scholarship 2022?

To apply for the scholarship, go to the KSB portal, click on the PMSS link, and then choose “Apply Online” from the drop-down menu. You can always refer back to this article for clarification on new registration and renewal applications.

What income qualifies for PMSS Scholarship 2022?

To be considered eligible for the PM Scholarship Scheme, the family income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 8.0 Lakh per year for the fiscal year 2021-22.

When will the PM Scholarship start?

The application period for the PM Scholarship Scheme 2022-23 began in August 2022 and will end in November 2022.

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