Prime Ministers Scholarship Scheme

It is intimated to the ESM / their Widows whose wards are selected for PM’s Scholarships are required to submit their renewal applications whenever due through this web-portal as the paper applications would be discontinued from 01 Jun 2016. Please note that those candidates who have already forwarded their paper applications to KSB Sectt are not required to re-submit online again.

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme was introduced from the Academic year 2006-07. To encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards and widows of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel (below officer rank only).

It is also intimated that the timeline for online submission of new applications for the PM’s Scholarships for Academic Year 2016-17 would be publicised through this web-portal and newspapers in Aug 2016.

In case of any query/difficulty, you may approach respective ZSB/RSB or call up KSB Sectt on its helpline numbers. 011-26715250 (Extn 215) or email it to Id: or post it on to this web-portal under “Grievances”.

Students Eligible for Scholarship

(a) Students who have taken admission in 2016 are only eligible to apply for PMSS 2016-17 online on KSB web portal Students should have scored 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e 10+2 / Diploma / Graduation.

(b) Students studying in 2nd and subsequent years are not eligible.

(c) Students who are Dependent Wards & Widows of Ex Servicemen & Ex Coast Guard personnel who died in harness / disabled due to causes attributable to military service / coast guard service, irrespective of the rank.

(d) Dependent wards of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel and their widows (below officer rank only).

(e) Wards of Civilians including Para Military Personnel are NOT ELIGIBLE.


Last date of submission of online application for PMSS has been extended till 30th Nov 2016.

For further information visit


Leave a Comment