About Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme
The Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme is an initiative by the Indian Government. This PMSS Scheme 2023 is to provide financial assistance to students from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to pursue higher education outside the state. The scheme covers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering, Medical, Dental, and other streams. The scholarship aims to provide quality education and promote national integration.
Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility for the PMSS Scheme 2023 is as follows:
- The student should be a domicile of Jammu & Kashmir or Ladakh
- The student should have passed class 12th from Jammu & Kashmir or Ladakh.
- The student should have secured at least 80% marks in class 12th examination.
- The student should have a valid JEE or NEET scorecard for engineering or medical courses, respectively
The application process for the PMSS Scheme 2023 is online, and the following steps need to be followed:
- Register on the AICTE portal using the link provided on the PMSS Scheme website.
- Fill in the personal and academic details.
- Upload the required documents, including domicile certificate, class 12th mark sheet, and JEE or NEET scorecard.
- Choose the course and college of preference from the list of approved institutions.
- Submit the application form and take a printout for future reference.
The Prime Minister Scheme provides various benefits to eligible students, including:
- Full tuition fee waiver for the entire course duration.
- Rs. 1 lakh per annum for maintenance expenses.
- One-time book allowance of Rs. 10,000.
- One-time travel allowance of Rs. 15,000.
The selection process for the scheme is based on the following factors:
- Merit list prepared based on the JEE or NEET scorecard.
- The choice of course and institution.
- Availability of seats in the preferred institution.
- Verification of documents and eligibility criteria.
The Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme 2023 is a significant initiative by the Jammu and Kashmir Governments to provide financial assistance to students from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to pursue higher education. With its comprehensive benefits and streamlined application process, the scheme has been instrumental in promoting education and national integration.