Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2022-23

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2022-23: The Welfare & Rehabilitation Board (WARB) under the Ministry of Home Affairs has recently released the guidelines for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship scheme for CAPF & AR 2022-23. This scheme is designed for the benefit of wards & widows (dependent) of the Assam Rifles & CAPFs. The registrations began on 20th July 2022 and shall remain open till 31st October. Keep reading for detailed information regarding this scheme.

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2022-23

PMSS for CAPF & AR is a functional scheme since the year 2006. Until the year 2019, this scheme was only applicable for the dependent widows & wards of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) & Assam Rifles (ARs) but since 2019 it is also applicable for the dependent wards of UTs or States Police Personnel who were martyred in the Naxal/Terror attacks. This scholarship provides monthly benefits of up to ₹2500 for boys & up to ₹3000 for girls.

PMSS CAPF and Assam Rifles 2022-23

Name of the SchemePrime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2022-23
Launched byWelfare & Rehabilitation Board, Ministry of Home Affairs
Total ScholarshipsWards of CAPFs & ARs: 2000
Wards of State Police Personnel martyred in Naxal/Terror attacks: 500
Duration of ScholarshipUp to 5 years
Scholarship amountGirls: up to ₹3,000 monthly
Boys: up to ₹2,500 monthly

After selection:
Girls: up to ₹36,000 annually
Boys
: up to ₹30,000 annually
Last date for form filling31/10/2022
Application Verification and confirmation by the institution1/11/22 to 15/11/22
Application Verification and confirmation by CAPFs, ARs & State Government16/11/22 to 30/11/22
Preparation of Merit List1/12/22 to 10/12/22
Scholarship Sanctioning by the authorities (R&W Directorate, MHA from PMO)11/12/22 to 20/12/22
Generation of Payment File21/12/22 to 31/12/22
Scholarship amount disbursal1/1/23 to 15/1/23
Personal letters send off from Honorable PM 31/1/23
Official websitehttps://scholarships.gov.in/
PMSS Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles
PMSS for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2022-23

Eligibility for Prime Minister’s Scholarship for CAPF & Assam Rifles

Primary eligibility: You should be under any one of the following categories to avail the PMSS CAPF & Assam Rifles 2022 scheme:

  • Dependent Ward of SPP(State Police Personnel) war martyr of the Naxal or Terror attack.
  • Widow or ward of retired/serving CAPFs & ARs who are below officer rank.
  • Wards of Gallantry Awards recipient Ex- CAPFs and ARs
  • Ward or widow of departed ARs & CAPFs who died in harness or election duty.
  • Wards of disabled personnel because of attributable government service.

Secondary eligibility:

  • The applicant ward should have obtained at least 60 percentile in the latest school/diploma/graduation course.
  • The applicant ward can get the benefits of the PMSS scheme for the UG courses (BCA, BBA, B.sc, B.Pharma, Engineering, Medical, etc) and PG courses (MBA, MCA, ME, etc). The academic institution should be affiliated by AICTE, MCI, UGC or any other regulatory body of equivalent status.

Note: Detailed list of the courses can be downloaded along with the official scheme brochure at the end of this article.

Renewal eligibility: If you are already taking the scheme benefits and need to renew the scholarship for the new academic session, you need to pass each semester with a score of at least 50%.

Documents required for Prime Minister Scholarship verification

  • Attested scanned copy of latest course mark sheet (12/ diploma course/ graduation/ equivalent course)
  • Service certificate from the H.O.O
  • Discharge certificate or PPO or Book (if applicable)
  • Death certificate (if applicable)
  • Gallantry award certificate (if applicable)
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Certificate from the Government of State confirming the SPP martyred in a terrorist or Naxal attack (if applicable)

Document(s) for scholarship renewal:

  • Certificate issued by the educational institute of the candidate
  • Service certificate by H.O.O. (if applicable)

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme benefits

Girls: Up to ₹3,000 monthly which makes an annual amount of ₹36,000
Boys: Up to ₹2,500 monthly leads to a yearly sum of ₹30,000

Scholarships under PMSS CAPF & Assam Rifles

  • The wards of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles will be competing for a total of 2000 scholarships which will be distributed equally among boys & girls
  • Wards of State Police Personnel martyred in Naxal/Terror attacks will get a total of 500 seats which will similarly be distributed equally between the male and female applicants.

How to apply for the PMSS Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles 2022-23?

  • Visit the website https://scholarships.gov.in/
  • Under the Applicant Corner, click on the ‘New Registration’.
  • After being redirected to an instruction page click on the Link for Scholarship Schemes hosted on NSP for AY 2022-23.
  • A confirmation page will appear on your device screen, now read the instructions as well as the terms and conditions carefully.
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions by clicking on the tiny checkboxes.
  • Click on the ‘Continue‘ key.
  • Select the domicile state along with the scholarship category, scheme of scholarship and other authentication details.
  • Next, you need to provide your bank details.
  • Select an identification detail and press the ‘Register‘ button.
  • Perform the OTP verification which will be sent on your mobile number.
  • Use this OTP for logging in and start filling out the application form.
  • After carefully filling up all the details, cross-check them and click on ‘Submit‘.

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme Process

  • Online registration of the application by the candidates on the National Scholarship Portal.
  • The designated academic Institutions will carry out a probe and verification process of the applications submitted by the candidates and confirm the applications.
  • After the institutional verification process is complete, the applications will be further verified by the CAPFs/ AR/ State Government according to the category of the applicant.
  • Students will be shortlisted on the basis of their merit and other eligibility criteria and a merit list will be prepared and released on the website of the National Scholarship Portal.
  • After the merit list is finalized, the concerned authorities (MHA from PMO, R and W Directorate) will initiate the process of sanctioning the scholarship amounts.
  • An individual file called the ‘Payment File’ will be generated for each selected ward.
  • The scholarship amount will be transferred to the bank accounts of the selected candidates.
  • Personal letters will be sent out from the desk of our Honourable Prime Minister in the state language from the CAPFs, AR or Welfare And Rehabilitation Board.

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2022-23: Key Links

VisitOfficial website National Scholarship Portal
DownloadPMSS CAPF & AR 2022-23 Brochure
VisitRegistration Portal for PMSS CAPF & AR 2022-23
When is the last date for registering for the PMSS Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles 2022-23 scheme?

The last date for registering for the PMSS Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles 2022-23 is 31st October 2022.

Where can I apply for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles?

To apply for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles you need to register on the National Scholarship Portal.

How much scholarship amount can I get from the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles?

If you are a girl you can avail upto 3000 Rupees per month and if you are a boy you can avail upto 2500 Rupees a month by the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles.

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