The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), a statutory body of the Government of India, is beginning registrations to applications for the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for 10+2 (Class XII) students from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh.
The registration for the scholarships begins today (i.e. July 6, Monday) and will continue till the end of the month, i.e. July 31. For the purpose of the registration, the online applications can be submitted at the nearest Facilitation Centres and the document verification will take place from July 14 onwards.
The scholarship is aimed at encouraging students from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to pursue undergraduate studies outside the union territories. The Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme will provide the concerned student with the academic fee and the maintenance allowance of studying in an NBA, NAAC, or NIRF ranked institution (along with other Centres of Excellences) outside the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh union territories. The allowances will be provided only after the students have qualified their Class 12 (10+2) examinations.
To be eligible for the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme, the student needs to have passed 10+2 examination (from JKBOSE or CBSE schools located in J&K and Ladakh) in Academic Year 2018-19 or 2019-20
The Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme will be available to the students if they want to pursue – i) General Degree ii) Professional (Engg./Nursing/Pharmacy/Hotel Management/Architecture etc.) Degree or iii) Medical/BDS or equivalent
The registration for the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for all the courses begins on July 6 and will continue till July 31.
Range of Financial Help Provided
For General Degree, a financial help for the academic fee of up to Rs 30,000 per annum is provided. For the Professional Degree, financial help for the academic fee of up to Rs 1.25 lakh per annum will be provided. And for the Medical/BDS or equivalent degree, financial help for the academic fee of up to Rs 3 lakh per annum will be provided.
For the hostel fee, the financial help of uniformly Rs 1 lakh per annum (in ten equal installments) will be provided.
Students are required to visit the nearest Facilitation Centre only for Registration.
For further details pertaining to registration, students are requested to visit this website.
The detailed notification can be found here.
The brochure for the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme can be found here.
DNA India wishes all the very best to the students applying for the scholarship scheme.