WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs announces Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) 2022 for Wards of Central Armed Police Forces, Assam Rifles and States/ UTs Police Personnel

 

PMSS 2022 for Wards of CAPF, AR  and States/UTs Police Personnel – The Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB) Ministry of Home Affairs invites applications for Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for wards of Central Armed Police Forces, Assam Rifles & States/UTs Police Personnel 2022

 

Number of Scholarship

  • For the wards of CAPFs & Assam Rifles, total 2000 Scholarships (equally for both girls & boys) under PMSS will be given for each academic year in addition to renewal cases of previous years. Shortfall in fresh cases shall not be adjusted from girls/boys, if applicants (Boys/Girls) are selected less than 1000.
  • Similarly, total 500 scholarships will be given to the wards of State Police Personnel who are martyred during Terror/ Naxal attacks in equal number to the Boys and Girls (i.e. 250 for boys and 250 for girls).

 

Important Dates

  • Registration/Filling of online application by the applicant on www.scholarships.gov.in : 20th July, 2022 to 31st October, 2022
  • Scrutiny/verification & confirmation of application by College/Institute/University. 1st November, 2022 to 15th November, 2022
  • Scrutiny/verification & confirmation of application by CAPFs & AR and State Govt. : 16th November, 2022 to 30th November, 2022
  • Merit List Preparation & Lot Generation Phase. 1st December, 2022 to 10th December, 2022
  • Processing for sanctioning of scholarship by R&W Directorate, MHA from PMO. : 11th December, 2022 to 20th December, 2022
  • Payment File Generation : 21st December, 2022 to 31st December, 2022
  • Disbursement of scholarship amount : 1st January, 2023 to 15th January, 2023
  • Dispatch of personal letters from Hon’ble Prime Minister in appropriate language from WARB/ CAPFs/AR. : 31st January, 2023

 

Eligibility Criteria

For CAPFs & Assam Rifles

  • Wards/widows of deceased C
  • CAPFs & AR personnel died in harness/election duty, wards of personnel disabled due to causes attributable to Government service and Wards of ExCAPFs & AR personnel in receipt of Gallantry Awards.
  • Wards/widows of retired and serving CAPFs & AR Personnel. (Personnel below Officer Rank) Pursuing first professional degree programme in the field of Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, B.SC (Nursing, Agriculture, etc.), MBA and MCA etc. in accordance with the guidelines as mentioned in Para- 8 (B).
  • Having minimum 60% marks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of new applicant. Or
  • For applicants applying under the renewal category, it is mandatory to pass each subsequent academic year of the professional courses being pursued by them with minimum 50% marks.
  • A grace period of one year only for cases, where there is a delay on part of the candidate for submission of application for renewal of scholarship may be entertained.

 

For State/ UTs Police Forces

  • Dependent wards of State Police Personnel who are martyred during Terror/ Naxal attacks are eligible under this category subject to the following:-
  • Pursuing first professional degree programme in the field of Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, B.SC (Nursing,
  • Agriculture, etc.), MBA and MCA etc. in accordance with the guidelines as mentioned in Para- 8 (B).
  • Having minimum 60% marks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of new applicant. Or
  • For applicants applying under the renewal category, it is mandatory to pass each subsequent academic year of the professional courses being pursued by them with minimum 50% marks.
  • A grace period of one year only for cases, where there is a delay on part of the candidate for submission of application for renewal of scholarship may be entertained.

 

Duration of Scholarship

  • Up to five years (depending upon the duration of the course being pursued by the applicant and as approved by the respective regulatory body).

 

Amount of Scholarship

  • Rs. 3000/-per month for girls.
  • Rs. 2500/- per month for boys
  • To be paid annually after selection.
  • @ Rs 36,000/-to each girl & Rs 30,000/- to each boy

 

Application Process

  • For this, all the eligible applicants need to apply online on the website of National Scholarship Portal (NSP) i.e. www.scholarships.gov.in on or before 31st October, 2022.
  • Detailed guidelines and documents/ prescribed proforma required to be scanned and uploaded for both fresh and renewal categories are available on the website of :-
  • National Scholarship Portal (NSP) version 2.0
  • Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB).
  • Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifle ( CAPFs & AR) Ministry of  Home Affairs (MHA). 

 

For more details, check the Notification and to apply online, please visit the official website 

 

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