PM Scholarship Merit List 2023: Lot Generation Status

PM Scholarship is a scholarship scheme offered by the Welfare and Rehabilitation Board functioning under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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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 2023 will be received by 31 December 2023. 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 determine the expected dates for generating the PM Scholarship Merit list.

PM Scholarship Merit List

PM Scholarship Merit List 2023 – Overview

ArticlePM Scholarship Scheme (PMSS)
Scheme byWelfare and Rehabilitation Board
Department ofMinistry of Home Affairs
Type of ScholarshipMerit-based
Offered to12th, Graduate and Post Graduate
Academic year2023
Application ended on31 December 2023
Application ProcessOnline
Total Scholarships offered2000
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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.

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Here, we have mentioned some of the important dates in regard to the scholarship scheme.

PM Scholarship – Important Dates

Application ended on31 December 2023
Defective application Verification ended onTBA
Verification of the Institute ended onTBA
Verification by AR and CAPFsTBA
Merit list preparation and lot generationTBA
Scholarship sanctioningTBA
Generation of Payment FileTBA
Distribution of Scholarship amountTBA
Personal letters from PM obtained inTBA

The scholarship scheme was started in the year 2006 to provide 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 2023

For the current year, 2023, the applications for the scholarship 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 selection status.

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 AR and CAPF personnel who died/were disabled for 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 get 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 Ministry’s official website 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 to claim their candidature.

The candidates selected to claim the scholarship will be given an 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 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 five years.
  • The scholarship applies only to the degree course programme, not the diploma courses.
  • The scholarship scheme will apply to only one of the course programs you pursue.
  • After selection, INR 3000 is offered to the girl claimers and INR 2500 to the boys claimer every month.
  • An additional 500 scholarships will be disbursed to the wards of State Police Personnel martyred during the terror/ Naxal attacks.

Important Links

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