Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF 2023-24

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Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF 2023-24

Brief Description:

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) for RPF/RPSF 2023-24 is a scholarship scheme for the wards and widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who want to pursue higher technical and professional education. The scheme is funded by the National Defense Fund and is administered by the Ministry of Railways. A total of 150 scholarships are being offered under this scheme. The selected boy candidates will receive financial assistance of INR 2,500 per month and girls will receive INR 3,000 per month.


To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • be a dependent ward of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel or widow
  • be pursuing a regular professional or technical degree course (B.E, B.Tech, MBBS, MCA, BCA, B.Pharma, B.Ed, BBS, BCA, MCA, etc) in an institution recognised by the Government Regulatory Bodies such as the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Medical Council of India (MCI), University Grants Commission (UGC), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) etc. (Note – Only the Institutes/Universities/Colleges having All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) regulation will be permissible.)
  • have secured 60% and above marks in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. Class 12, diploma/graduation


Note – The scholarship is admissible for only two wards per family and should be ensured by the beneficiaries as well as by the concerned zonal Railways/RPSF.


The scholarship provides financial assistance of INR 3,000 per month for girls and INR 2,500 per month for boys. The scholarship is payable for the entire duration of the course, or up to a maximum of 5 years, whichever is earlier.

Note – The payment of the scholarship will be granted after approval of the DG/RPF as per the order of merit in each year.


For Fresh Applicants:-

  • Service certificate issued by respective offices of the serving personnel for category IV (As per Annexure II)
  • A copy of PPO/Discharge certificate/book for Categories I, II and III
  • Scanned copy of the marksheet/grade card of MEQ i.e. Class 12/diploma/graduation (as the case may be)

For Renewal Applicants: –

  • Latest service certificate issued by respective offices of the serving personnel for category IV (As per Annexure II)
  • Scanned copy of the previous class marksheet/grade card/proof of up gradation to next class issued by the competent authority

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