Prime Minister Scholarship for Wards of Police Personnel Martyred during Terror ir Naxal attacks
PRIME MINISTER’S SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR WARDS OF STATES/UTs POLICE PERSONNEL MARTYRED DURING TERROR/NAXAL ATTACKS
Last date 17 January 2023
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) under the aegis of the National Defence Fund, was introduced from the academic year 2006-07 to encourage higher technical & professional education for the dependent wards & widows of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles (CAPFs & AR) Personnel. From the academic session 2019-20, this scheme has further been extended for the dependent wards of States/UTs Police Personnel who are martyred during Terror/Naxal attacks.
Number of Scholarship
For the wards of CAPFs & Assam Rifles, total 2000 Scholarships (equally for both girls & boys) under PMSS will be given for the 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) under this Prime Minister Scholarship scheme.