PM Scholarship is a scholarship scheme offered by the Welfare and Rehabilitation Board functioning under the Ministry of Home Affairs. This scholarship scheme provides financial aid in education to the Widows and wards of Assam Rifles (AR), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), and State Police Personnel (SPP).
Incoming applications for the academic year 2022 are to be received by 31 October 2022. Now the merit list is about to be generated and will be available soon on the official portal. The same will be updated here on our website. In this article, we will discuss the status of Merit list lot generation. Read the article to find out the expected dates for the generation of the PM Scholarship Merit list.
PM Scholarship Merit List 2022 – Overview
|Article||PM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS)|
|Scheme by||Welfare and Rehabilitation Board|
|Department of||Ministry of Home Affairs|
|Type of Scholarship||Merit-based|
|Offered to||12th, Graduate and Post Graduate|
|Application ended on||31 October 2022|
|Total Scholarships offered||5500|
The scholarship is provided in the field of technical/ professional education. So far, lakhs of students have benefitted from this scheme. Scholarships are sanctioned by the Directorate of Welfare and Rehabilitation Board, Ministry of Home affairs. The division of seats is 50% for girls and boys.
Here, we have mentioned some of the important dates in regard to the scholarship scheme.
PM Scholarship – Important Dates
|Application ended on||31 October 2022|
|Defective application Verification ended on||15 November 2022|
|Verification of Institute ended on||15 November 2022|
|Verification by AR and CAPFs||TBA|
|Merit list preparation and lot generation||TBA|
|Generation of Payment File||TBA|
|Distribution of Scholarship amount||TBA|
|Personal letters from PM obtained in||TBA|
The scholarship scheme was started in the year 2006 for providing scholarships. The scholarship is awarded to the widows and wards of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) and Assam Rifles (AR).
PM Scholarship Merit List 2022
For the current year, 2022, the applications will be closed soon by the Welfare and Rehabilitation Board. All those candidates who applied for the scholarship will be considered eligible to claim the scholarship and can check their further status of selection.
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PM Scholarship for Assam Rifles and CAPF
For AR and CAPF, the scholarship will be awarded to the widow/ ward of the personnel or any Ex- AR and CAPF personnel who died/were disabled due to many reasons attributed to the government servicing. It is also for the wards and widows of in-service AR and CAPF personnel.
To claim the scholarship there is a criterion for Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ), which is the minimum percentage you need in class 12th/ equivalent. The scholarship will be offered only for technical/ professional courses, like B.Sc Nursing, BBA, Veterinary, Engineering, B.Pharma, MCA, Agriculture, etc.
PM Scholarship for State Police Personnel
For the Police Personnel of State, the scholarship is specific to the ward/ widow of personnel who was martyred during any terror or Naxal attack can claim this scholarship. To claim the scholarship there is a similar criterion of Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ). The courses for which the scholarship can be claimed are courses like B.Sc Nursing, BBA, Veterinary, Engineering, B.Pharma, MCA, Agriculture, etc.
Merit list lot Generation Status of PM Scholarship
The merit list lot for the scholarship has not yet been updated on the official website of the Ministry and will be updated soon. The list will be updated soon. The candidates who have applied for the scholarship are advised to check the merit list in order to claim their candidature.
The candidates who get selected to claim the scholarship will be given the annual amount of INR 36,000 (girls) and INR 30,000 (boys). The selected candidates will be given a letter by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi.
Major Takeaways of the PM Scholarship Scheme
- PM Scholarship Scheme is only for personnel who are lower than the Officer rank personnel.
- The duration of the Scholarship can range from one to five years, depending on the course duration but it shall not exceed 5 years.
- The scholarship is applicable only to the degree course programme and not the diploma courses.
- The scheme of the scholarship will apply to only one of the course programs you pursue.
- After selection, INR 3000 are offered to the girl claimers and INR 2500 to the boys claimer on a monthly basis.
- Additional 500 scholarships will be disbursed to the wards of State Police Personnel, martyred during the terror/ Naxal attacks.
Frequently Asked Questions
Students willing to apply for the scholarship can visit the official website of the National Scholarship Portal
Yes, the renewal of the scholarship is available in the scheme and students can apply for renewal of their Scholarship, within one year, after the merit list is made available.
Forwards of Police Personnel, 500 scholarships will be offered, 250 each, to girls and boys.