19 Nov PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2019
COURSES ELIGIBLE FOR THE PMSS
Professional Degree Courses like BE, B.Tech, BDS, MBBS, BEd, BBS, BCA, MCA B.
Pharma, etc. duly recognized by the respective Government Regulatory Bodies, such as
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Medical Council of India(MCI),
University Grants Commission (UGC), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
etc. (Master Degree Courses are not eligible for PMSS except MBA, MCA). Detailed
list of courses is enclosed as Annexure-I. Students studying abroad are not eligible for
this scheme. No distance learning course is permitted under this scheme. PMSS can be
availed for one course only.
4. STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP
Students who have taken regular admission in 2017-18 are only eligible for PMSS 2017-
18. Students should have secured 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification
(MEQ) i.e. 12th Std., Diploma/Graduation.
The scholarship is admissible for only two wards per family and should be ensured by the
beneficiaries as well as by the concerned zonal railways/RPSF.
5. AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP
(a) The amount of scholarship would be as follows:
(i) 2000/- per month for male students
(ii) 2250/- per month for female students
(b) The payment of scholarship will be granted after approval of the DG/RPF as per order
of merit in each year.
6. LETTER FROM HON’BLE PRIME MINISTER – All applicants selected under new
category will be given personal letter from Hon’ble Prime Minister in appropriate language.
7. DURATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP : One to five years as per duration of course.
8. ORDER OF PREFERENCE
If the number of applications exceeds the number of available scholarships, the order of
preference for allotment of scholarship will be as under-
Catogory (I): Wards/widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who died in harness due
to causes attributed to encounter with terrorist or with criminals
while protecting Railway Property, Passengers and Passenger Area
or those who die during election work.
Category (II): Wards/Widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who died while in
Category(III): Wards of ex-RPF/RPSF(retired) personnel.
Category (IV): Wards of serving RPF/RPSF personnel.