Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles

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Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles


To be eligible, an applicant must – 

  • be ward/widow of deceased CAPFs & AR personnel died in harness/election duty/personnel disabled due to causes attributable to Government service/Ex-CAPFs & AR personnel in receipt of Gallantry awards OR
  • be ward/widow of retired and serving CAPFs & AR Personnel (Personnel below Officer Rank) OR
  • be a dependent ward of State Police Personnel who are martyred during Terror/Naxal attacks
  • be pursuing first professional degree programme in the field of Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, B.Sc. (Nursing, Agriculture, etc.), MBA and MCA etc. in an institution recognised by the Government Regulatory Bodies such as All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Medical Council of India (MCI), University Grant Commission (UGC)
  • have secured a minimum of 60% marks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) i.e. Class 12/diploma/graduation or equivalent (For new applicant) 
  • have passed each subsequent academic year of the professional courses with a minimum of 50% marks (For renewal)


Note – The candidates who could not submit their application on time for renewal will be given a grace year for the same.


The selected candidate will receive the scholarship in the following way – 

  • INR 3,000 per month for girls
  • INR 2,500 per month for boys


  • Service Certificate to be issued by the H.O.O
  • Attested scanned copy of the marksheet MEQ i.e. Class 12/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent with the following certificates 
    • PPO/Discharge Certificate/Book (Mandatory for category A to F)
    • Disability Certificate (Mandatory for category B & D)
    • Death Certificate (Mandatory for category A & C)
    • Certificate of Gallantry award (Mandatory for category E)
  • A certificate issued by the State Govt. indicating that the state police personnel was killed in Terror/Naxal violence (mandatory)

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