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Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme

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Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme was introduced in the Academic year 2006-07 by the Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence, to encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard personnel and their widows.

A total number of 5500 (2750 Boys and 2750 Girls) wards / widows of Ex-servicemen are selected for the scholarship in each academic year. Scholarship amount is paid annually to the selected students for a period of one to five years as per the duration of the courses approved by the concerned regulatory bodies. The amount of the scholarship is ₹2500 per month for boys and ₹3000 per month for girls.
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