AICTE Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for J&K

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) offers the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship scheme award every year to encourage the youth of J&K to pursue higher studies outside the State of JK.

The AICTE Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir is a commendable initiative aimed at providing educational opportunities and financial support to the youth of the region. Under this scheme, students from J&K are offered scholarships to pursue their higher education in AICTE-approved institutions, helping them build a brighter future.

This program not only promotes access to quality education but also contributes to the overall development of the region by empowering its young talents. It’s a testament to the government’s commitment to nurturing the potential of the youth and fostering educational growth in Jammu and Kashmir.

The scholarship is to meet the expenditure towards tuition fees, hostel fees, cost of books, and other incidental charges that would be provided to the students belonging to Jammu & Kashmir who, after passing class 12th or equivalent examination, secure admission in any government college and other selected institutions outside the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme

AICTE Prime Minister’s special scholarship scheme (PMSSS) for 2023-24 is envisaged to provide 5000 fresh scholarships every year, out of these, 2070 scholarships would be for general degree courses (courses such as Pharmacy, Nursing, Agriculture, Fisheries, Horticulture, etc. would form part of general degree courses), 2830 for engineering and 100 for medical studies. The application process for the PMSSS Scholarship 2023-24 began on May 22, 2023.

AICTE Special Scholarship Scheme Details:

Organization Name: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Scholarship Name: Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for J&K Students

Official Website:

Academic Year: 2023-24

Contact Address: AICTE, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110067

Contact Email Address: &

Helpline Phone Number: 011-29581043/08/07/51/10

Last Date: Not Available

Eligibility Criteria for PMSSS:

• Students belonging to the state of Jammu & Kashmir, appearing for class XII through the state board of Jammu & Kashmir and from CBSE.

• Students pursuing general degree courses, engineering, and medical studies in any government-recognized institutes by AICTE or UGC would be eligible to apply for the Prime Minister’s special scholarship scheme.

• Students pursuing ‘integrated courses’ in such colleges/institutes where the scheme is applicable would also be eligible to apply for scholarships for the duration of the course.

• The family income from all sources must be below 8 lakhs per annum.

• Students must submit a declaration form of not receiving any other scholarship except the Prime Minister’s special scholarship scheme (PMSSS) for JK students.

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AICTE Scholarship Amount:

PMSSS Scholarship Amount

Selection Process:

In case the number of applicants exceeds the number of scholarships available, then the awardees will be selected on the basis of marks scored in the class 12th or equivalent exam.

Application Renewal:

The Prime Minister’s special scholarship scheme granted under the scheme will be kept renewed in subsequent classes subject to good conduct and maintenance of attendance as prescribed by the respective institute/college.

Students failing to get promoted to the next class for any valid reason will get the scholarship in the following year, subject to the condition that the student will get the scholarship for only the maximum duration of the course such as 3 years for a general degree, 4 years for engineering, and 5 years for medical courses. The scholarship will not be paid twice for the same year of study.

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students

How to Apply PMSSS Online?

The students need to apply online on the AICTE official website The state government of J&K through the facilitation center will facilitate the submission of online applications and verification of original documents of the candidates to ascertain their eligibility under the scheme for seeking admission to various institutes outside the State of J&K.

The students who have applied online on the AICTE portal would also be eligible for scholarships if they have taken admission on their own according to the instructions approved by UGC. The scholarship would be sanctioned after due verification subject to the student fulfilling all the eligibility criteria. The last date for the students under the AICTE Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for JK Students 2023-24.

Documents Needed:

The following certificates would have to be submitted along with the application form.

  • Certificate of domicile of the State of J&K
  • Certificate of income
  • Certificate of class 12th and 10th examination
  • Category certificate
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card
  • Copy of Bank passbook

Last Date for PMSSS:

Not Available

Helpline Number:

011-29581043 Monday to Saturday from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM.

Note: Students may contact me through the email address or helpline number. The helpline number has been given above.

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