Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme Apply online

The All India Council for Technical Education recently released a notification regarding the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme(PMSSS). The applications are open for 2024 for eligible candidates. This scheme is to empower students of Jammu & Kashmir. Students can apply for this Scholarship by following the instructions below.

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Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme(PMSSS):

Every student’s basic right is to get a quality education. To help with the student’s education, the All India Council for Technical Education announced the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme. Through this scheme, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh region students get a scholarship for undergraduate study. The Undergraduate colleges must not be from the Indian Union Territory.

12th standard Jammu & Kashmir State Board and CBSE students can apply for this Scholarship. Students can get funds for fees and college maintenance. Through this scheme, many students can be free from the financial burden of higher studies education. Check this article for its application procedure, eligibility, requirements, etc.

Scheme nameJ&K Prime Minisetr’s Special Scholarship Scheme
OrganizationAll India Council for Technical Education
EligibilityJammu & Kashmir 12th standard students of J&K State board and CBSE
Scholarship valueRs. 50,000/-
Application modeOnline
Official website
Phone number011-26131576-78

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme Eligibility Criteria:

Students must meet the eligibility criteria given by the council to apply for J&K Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme. They are,

  • The student must be a permanent resident of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh.
  • Students who qualify for national exams like NEET, JEE, and CLAT can also apply.
  • Students must be 12th-standard students from the J&K State board or CBSE.
  • They must complete their 10+3 Diploma in J&K and Ladakh region.
  • You can only apply for colleges in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
  • The family income of students must be less than Rs. 8 Lakh.
  • The students must at least cross the minimum age.

How to apply for the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme:

Follow the below steps to apply for J&K Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme. You can apply online.

  • Visit the official website of AICTE.
  • On the homepage, you can see all the applications. Click on the ‘PMSSS 2023-24 registration’ link.
  • Now click the ’12th Registration (2023-2024)’ icon.
  • Enter all your details to register. Create a username and password.
  • After filling it out, click on the ‘Register’ option.
  • Then, sign in to your account on the website using your username and password.
  • After signing in, fill out the application form with your details.
  • Finally, click ‘Submit’ to submit the form.

Required Documents:

Required documents to apply for J&K Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme are,

Scholarship Award Money:

The AICTE gave scholarship amounts based on the student’s education stream. The amount varies from course to course. The Scholarship award money from the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme is,

Scholarship for streamNo.of scholarshipsAmount
General Degree Study2070Rs. 30,000
Engineering/ Nursing/Agriculture2830Rs. 1,50,000
Medical- MBBS/BAMS/BDS/BHMS300Rs. 3,00,000

PMSSS Selection Process:

The Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Student undergoes the following steps in the selection process.

  1. Online application and submission: The First step is to apply for the scheme and submit the application.
  2. Document verification and choice filling: In these steps, all the student’s documents submitted during the application get verified. The choice filling is available only if verification is completed.
Online counselling and Seat allocation:
  • The entire counselling for the seat is done online.
  • Applications are given only to students who have completed their online counselling. You can also select your college through online counselling.
  • After counselling, the students are given a list of their online accounts. Login to check the list.
  • The Scholarship is given to the students who only select the colleges from the list.
  • Finally, after the process merit list is released, students can check their online accounts and mail.

Contact Details: 

Regarding the issues about the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme, you can contact them in the ways below.

  • Phone number: 011-26131576-78,80
  • Email:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Does this special Scholarship apply to other state students in India?

No, this special Scholarship is only for Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh students.

Can we correct the application after submission?

No, you cannot edit the details once you submit your application.

How much money is given to the students under this Scholarship Scheme?

The Scholarship funds vary from course to course. It ranges between rs. 30,000 – rs. 3,00,000.

Is the application online?

Yes, the entire application and selection of this scheme are online.

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