PMSSS 2021 is a Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme to provided academic fee, maintenance allowance to the students belonging to Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh region after qualifying class XII or equivalent examination. It’s basically given to pursue undergraduate studies outside the State of Jammu and Kashmir. This scheme was launched by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The candidates who are seeking for a scholarship for their higher education need to apply under this within the last date. Read the complete article to know other relevant information about PMSSS 2021 Scholarship scheme.
|Registration||Yet to start|
The tentative dates for PMSSS 2021 scheme are given below.
|Main Events||Tentative Dates|
|Online submission of Application form start date||1st week of July 2021|
|Last date to submit the application form||Last week of July 2021|
|Beginning of documents verification||3rd week of July 2021|
|Releasing of merit list||August 2021|
|Allocation of financial support||September 2021|
PMSSS 2021 Application Form will release in online mode only on the AICTE official portal. Those who wish to apply need to register online only. The candidates need to keep below points for applying Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme:
Log on to AICTE Website and follow the steps to apply for “Online Registration for scholarship” and follow the instructions on how to fill the online application:
The candidates are eligible to apply for PMSSS 2021 only if they follow eligibility requirements:
The candidates are not eligible for Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme if they fall under the following categories:
Aspirants need to take a printout of the online filled application and visit the nearest facilitation centre established by Govt. of UTs of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh along with original documents & one set of self-attested photocopies of all original documents for verification.
The authority releases the merit list to provide Scholarship scheme on the basis of the following:
Check below the PMSSS 2021 Counselling process:
The reservation norms for the State of J&K in respect of SC, ST and SEBC are followed for providing scholarship under the Scheme:
03% Horizontal reservation is provided for Physically Handicapped (PwD: (Disability above 40%), as per Central Government Norms.
|Sc (Scheduled Caste)||8%|
|ST (Scheduled Tribe)||11%|
|Socially and Economically backward classes||25%|
Here is the list of courses for which Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme is given to the eligible students:
The candidates can check below in the table stream-wise PMSSS 2021 scholarship amount:
|Stream||Academic Fee||Maintenance Charges Limits||Number of Scholarship|
|General Degree||Upto Rs 30,000/-||* Uniformly Rs.|
|Upto Rs. 1.25|
|Upto Rs. 3.00|
|Total No. of Scholarships||——-||5000|
In the below table the candidates can check a few basic information about Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme:
|Scholarship Scheme Name||Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS)|
|Provided by||AICTE All India Council for Technical Education|
|Purpose||To encourage the youth of J & K and Ladakh to pursue their higher education outside the state|
|Total number of Scholarships||5000|
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is the statutory body and a national-level council for technical education, under the Department of Ministry of Higher Education. The AICTE accredits postgraduate and graduate programs under specific categories at Indian institutions as per its charter. The purview of AICTE covers programs of technical education including training and research in Engineering, Technology, Management, Pharmacy, Architecture, Town Planning, Applied Arts and Crafts, Hotel Management and Catering Technology etc. at different levels.
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