Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) J&K 2021-22: Online

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has created a new opportunity for the people of the Jammu and Kashmir state. The students of the Jammu and Kashmir state will be liable to apply for this scholarship scheme which is known as the Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme. In this article today, we will be sharing with all of you the details of the scholarship scheme including the eligibility criteria, benefits, and also the step-by-step procedure through which the counseling will be done. Read the article given below to know more regarding the step-by-step online registration procedure presented by the organization to apply for this Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme 2021-22

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) J&K 2021-22

The Jammu and Kashmir state students are often subjected to discrimination due to their weak financial backgrounds. You can apply for the new scholarship scheme which is presented by the Prime Minister of India starting from the 06th September 2021. The last date to submit your application form for the scholarship is 15th September 2021. The candidates must be permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir state in order to get the benefit of this scholarship scheme. The candidates must have passed their class 12th examination in order to be eligible. The benefit will be provided of around 30000 Rupees per annum for General degrees and 1.25 lakh Rupees for professional degrees for the students of the Jammu and Kashmir state through this scholarship

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme

Details Of PMSSS

Name Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) J&K 2021-22
Launched byAll India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Objective Providing scholarship opportunity
Beneficiaries Students From Jammu and Kashmir
Official siteClick Here

PMSSS Key Dates

Main EventsTentative Dates
Online submission of Application form start date6th September 2021
Last date to submit the application form15th September 2021
Choice Filling Start17th September 2021
Beginning of documents verificationUpdate Soon
Releasing of merit listUpdate Soon
Allocation of financial supportUpdate Soon
PMSSS Key
Also Check: KEI Kashmir Education Initiative Scholarship

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme Eligibility Criteria 

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:-

  • Students who are the domiciles of Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh
  • Those who have passed the 10+2 exam from the J&K Board (JKBOSE) or CBSE affiliated schools located in UTs of J&K and Ladakh
  • Students who have passed 10+3 diploma from UTs of J&K and Ladakh Polytechnic for admission directly in the second year in the prescribed list of colleges against on the vacant seats of the previous year
  • Students having an annual family income of less than INR 8 lakh

Not Eligible

The following students are not eligible for this scholarship scheme:-

  • Who do not apply through online registration on AICTE Portal
  • Enrolled in courses offered by Open University
  • Availing benefits from any other Govt./Non-Govt scheme
  • Who got admission to the course through the Management quota
  • Who joined a college other than those in AICTE Portal
  • Taking admission through agents or NGOs
  • Pursuing any diploma/postgraduate programme
  • Absent during the counselling
  • Who joined other than the allowed institution

PMSSS Benefits

The following benefits will be provided to the candidates in this scholarship:-

  • A total of 5,000 scholarships will be awarded for students pursuing courses in General Degree, Professional Degree, and Medical Streams. Students selected for the scholarship will receive the following benefits:
  • For General Degree-
    • Up to INR 30,000 per annum for the academic fee (payable to the institution)
    • Maintenance charges of INR 1 lakh per annum (payable to the student)
    • A total of 2070 scholarships to be offered
  • For Professional Degree-
    • Up to INR 1.25 lakh per annum for the academic fee (payable to the institution)
    • Maintenance charges of INR 1 lakh per annum (payable to the student)
    • A total of 2830 scholarships to be offered 
    • For MBBS/BDS or Equivalent Medical Streams:
    • Up to INR 3 lakh per annum for the academic fee (payable to the institution)
    • Maintenance charges of INR 1 lakh per annum (payable to the student)
    • A total of 100 scholarships to be offered

Documents Required

The applicant must submit the following documents in this scholarship scheme:-

  • Domicile certificate of J&K
  • Family Income Certificate (Issued by Tehsildar or equivalent)
  • Aadhaar card
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Diploma Certificate (for lateral entry only)
  • Valid Caste certificate for SC/ST/SEBC for claiming the reservation as per State Govt. Policy
  • Valid disability certificate (if any)

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme Counselling Procedure

The applicant must go through the following counseling procedure to get the scholarship:-

  • The Seat allotment will take place through online counselling only.
  • No admission will be allowed without participation in the online counselling process.
  • Scholarships are provided to those candidates who secured admission through online counselling.
  • During the counselling process, aspirants will have to provide the choice of course and colleges in which they want to study.
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Reservation Criteria

The following reservation will be provided to the candidates in this scholarship:-

CategoriesPercentage
Sc (Scheduled Caste)8%
ST (Scheduled Tribe)11%Gujjar & BackwardLeh DistrictKargil DistrictOther ST
Socially and Economically backward classes25%Weak & underprivileged classes/social caste (OCS)A resident of the backward area (RBA)A resident of adjoining actual line of control (ALC)

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme Seat Matrix

The following seats are available in this scholarship scheme:-

CasteProfessionalGeneralMedicalTotal
SC22616608400
ST31122811550
SEBC707518251250
Open /General15861158562800
Total283020701005000

Courses Details

The scholarship will be available only for the following courses:-

  • General Stream – B.A./B.Com./B.Sc./B.Sc.(Hon.)/ BBA/BCA etc.
  • Professional courses – B.E./B.Tech. / B. Pharmacy /B. Architecture/Hotel Management & Catering Technology/ B.Sc.(Nursing).
  • Medical Streams – MBBS / B.D.S./BAMS and Allied Medicinal Courses.

Terms and Conditions

The applicant must follow the following terms and conditions to apply for this scholarship:-

  • After the submission of the application, it is necessary to verify the documents at the Facilitation Centre.
  • The allotment of seats by AICTE will be done through online counselling only.
  • The merit list of students will be displayed well before the first round of counselling result.
  • The photo and signature uploaded on the portal should be in .JPG/.PDF/.PNG format with the size of the file not exceeding 2MB.
  • The academic fee to the institution will be disbursed directly by AICTE.

Application Procedure Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme

To apply for the scholarship we will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme Notice
  • Now you will have to visit the official website of AICTE PMSSS K&K Portal.
  • The home page of the organization will be displayed on your screen.
PMSSS
  • Various government schemes present at the organisation will be displayed on your screen.
  • You have to click on the option called General Schemes
  • Now you can apply for your prescribed scheme by clicking on the apply online button
  • Fill up the Application form and upload your details.
  • Successfully apply for the scholarship.

Submit Grievance

  • Open the Official Website of AICTE.
  • The homepage of the website will open.
  • Select the Grievance option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Submit Grievance
AICTE Grievance
  • The grievance form will open.
  • Enter the grievance in the form.
  • Now click on the submit option.

Contact Details

  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • Nelson Mandela Marg,
  • Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070
  • Phone: 011-26131576-78,80
  • Email: jkadmission2020@aicte-india.org 

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