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Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for wards/ widows of ex-servicemen

June 15, 2006

What: Ministry of Defence, Government of India, invites applications for the Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for wards/ widows of ex-servicemen (personnel below officer rank) who died in harness.


~ The scholarship is for wards/ widows of ex-servicemen pursuing professional degree programmes in engineering, medicine, dental, veterinary, MBA, MCA, recognised by the respective government regulatory bodies such as AICTE, UGC etc.

~ The scheme will be applicable only to those who have joined the professional courses in the academic year 2006-07.

~ Amount of scholarship

  • Rs 1,250 per month for boys
  • Rs 1,500 per month for girls

~ For further details, visit

Important date

~ Please send in your completed application form before August 31.

How to apply

~ Obtain the application form from the Kendriya Sainik Board by sending a demand draft of Rs 30 drawn in favour of Secretary KSB, payable at Delhi or Director Rajya Sainik Board, payable at their respective state capitals/ cities.

~ Or, download the application form by visiting

Kendriya Sainik Board
West Block-IV, Wing-V
R K Puram
New Delhi -- 110 066

Phones: (011) 26192361, 26715250

Web site:


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Number of User Comments: 6

Sub: PM.s scholorship scheme

i am an exsevicemen and my son who is a student of Btech first year applied for abovementioned scholarship want to know upto what time ...

Posted by Man Singh Sisodia

Sub: scholarship

may i have the advantage of taking scholarship as the student of 5 sem(3 year).

Posted by himanshu joshi

Sub: scholarship

My father is an Ex-service man. i am studying in BE 3rd year . May i get the PM's scholarship.


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my father was an ex-service man.i am studing engineering 5th semester.can i get the scholarship?

Posted by anupama.c

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can student with distinction/first class or 75% of marks (in 12 cbse) get any kind of scholarship.

Posted by rakesh


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