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PM Narendra Modi Scholarship for 12th Pass Students 2020 Apply Online, Last Date and Renewal Form

PM Narendra Modi launched a scholarship for 12th pass students to take admission in UG and PG courses. Under this scheme, financial assistance is being provided for pursuing undergraduate courses like BCA, BBA, Engineering, Medical. A total of 5500 of Scholarship to be sanctioned for both girls and boys will be given for each academics year.

Generally, This PM Scholarship for 12th Pass Students known by the name of PMSS. It is available for all 12th passed students. Eligible can apply for an online PM Modi scholarship application Form before the last date.

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PM Scholarship 2020-21

PM Scholarship 2020 is introduced to help dependent wards and widows of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles in their technical and professional education. It runs under the aegis of the National Defense Fund. It is an initiative taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji.  This scholarship was started in the year 2006-07 which is still active. This scholarship has influenced many students by providing them with a secure future in terms of Education. Basically, this scholarship is available the whole year, except for some initial months of the year which is Jan to Mar. Under this scheme, the selected applicants will get a fee reimbursement and a specific amount every month.

For the other details like eligibility criteria, selection procedure, application form, please stay with the article till the end.


PM Narendra Modi Scholarship for 12th Pass Students Application Form

Here is a copy of the PM Modi Scholarship 2020 Application Form. But this is an online process so Read the complete procedure and apply online by following the link.PM Narendra Modi Scholarship for 12th Pass Students 2020

PM Modi Scholarship 2020 Apply Online – Through Desw Portal

Follow the given steps for PM Modi scholarship 2020 apply online in the registration form

  • Visit the www.desw.gov.in
  • Move to PMSS option on the webpage
  • Now, scroll to “New Application” Option
  • After clicking on the button, you moved to Form-1 of PMSS
  • Fill all the basic details clearly as mention in the form
  • Now click on the submit button
  • After that, you move to Form-2
  • Here, you need to fill all your details properly
  • And, again click on the submit button
  • Finally, your form is submitted, and a thank you message to display on your screen

Note: Please save your registration number for future use.

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How To Check Status Of Your Online PM Scholarship Application

want to check the status of your online application follow the given steps below- 

  • Go to the official site of which is given in this article
  • Now, click on the ” status of application” option, a dialog box will open

pm scholarship status 2020

  • Fill your “DAK-Id” and the captcha code is given before
  • At last click on the Search button to check the status of your application.

To check status Directly Kindly visit here.

Rewards of PM Scholarship 2020

A total of 5500 scholarships is available for the eligible students under this scheme. 

  • Selected girls will get a scholarship amount of INR 3000 per month
  • And INR 2500 per month for selected boys.
  • The amount is paid annually after selection to each boy and girl. 

Duration of Narendra Modi Scholarship for 12th Pass Students 2020

Up to five years (depending upon the duration of the course being pursued by the applicant and approved by the relevant college)

PM Modi Scholarship 2020 Last Date

The pm Modi scholarship 2020 the last date is 15th Dec 2020 and the tentatively scheduled dates are given below – 


Tentative Dates 

Registration/Filling of online application

6th Nov to 5th Dec 2020

PM Modi Scholarship 2020 Last Date to Submit Form 

15th Dec 2020

Verification of application  by University and college

16th Dec to 31st December 2020 

Scrutiny /verification confirmation of application by CAPFs& AIR

1st January to 15th January

Merit list preparation & Lot Generation phase

16th January to 26th January

Processing for sanctioning of scholarship by R&W DTE, MHA, and PMO

27th January to 5th February

Payment File Generation 

6th February to 15th February

Distribution of scholarship amount 

16th February to 28th February

Who Is Eligible For Scholarship for 12th Students By Modi? 

First of all, we will discuss here who is eligible for the Narendra Modi Scholarship-

  • Candidates who want to take admission in the first year of any professional or technical course
  • Having a minimum of 60% marks in minimum entry qualification (MEQ) i.e. 12th /Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of a new applicant.
  • The student must be a dependent widows/wards of Ex Coast Guard personnel and servicemen
  • Wards/Widows of retired and serving CAPFs & AIR personnel (below officer rank).
  • Pursuing 1st Year professional degree program in the field of engineering, medicine, dental, veterinary, BBA, BCA, B.Pharma, B.Sc (Nursing, Agriculture, etc.), MBA, and MCA.


  • For applicants applying under the renewal category, it is mandatory to pass each subsequent academic year of professional course being pursued by then with a minimum of 50 % marks. 
  • A grace period of one year only for the case where candidates have delayed submitting an application for renewal of scholarship may be entertained.

Who Is Not Eligible For Narendra Modi Scholarship?

Now take a look at those who are not eligible for the PM Scholarship – 

  • Students who are studying in foreign or out of India
  • Candidates pursuing in PG courses are not eligible for the scholarship either they are in professional course
  • Those who are engaging in any occupation either in a part-time job are not eligible for the scheme
  • Candidates who want to pursue distance courses are also not eligible for the scholarship
  • Lateral entry and integrated courses pursuing students are also not eligible

How PM Scholarship Applications will be Shortlisted? 

Applications received  will be shortlisted on the basis of order preference as mentioned below and percentage of marks obtained by them in minimum entry qualification:


  • There will be no rank restrictions for category A to E.
  • The wards of Assistant Commandant, holding the local rank of CPFS&AR( who are not having the pay benefits Assistant Commandant and drawing the salary of inspectors ) are eligible for granting PMS under category “F” & “G”. 
  • This scholarship is applicable for only two children per family and should be ensured by the beneficiaries as well as by the respective CAPF &AR.
  • The applicant irrespective of his /her marital status is eligible for PMSS.


PM Narendra Modi Scholarship for 12th Pass Students 2020

Here is the list of  some more PM Narendra Modi scholarship schemes for 12th pass students coming till 2020

PM Schemes 2020 Eligibility Last Date
PM Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles 12th passed and dependant of Assam riffles 31-Oct
PM Modi Scheme For Wards Of States/Uts Police Personnel Martyred 12th pass and dependents of war widows 31st-Oct

PM Scholarship For Ex-Serviceman

12th Passed 15-Nov
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF 12th Pass Out Nov-2020
Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 12th Passed 31-Dec
Prime Minister‘s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 12th Passed 31-Dec
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship 12th Pass Out/Pursuing Degree Dec-2020
Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research 12th Pass Out/Pursuing Degree throughout Year Nov-2020
PM Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students 12th Passed Nov-2020

Scholarship for 10th Passed Students 2020 By Narendra Modi

Below we provide a scholarship for the 10th class by Narendra Modi. choose as per your eligibility and apply before the last date.

PM Schemes  Eligibility Last Date
Siksha Abhiyan Scholarship for  10th passed students 15-Nov
National Merit Cum Means Scholarship 10th pass Students 31st-Dec


Guideline for Scholarship for 12th Students by Modi

Like as other scholarship PM Narendra Modi scholarship scheme 2020 also has some guidelines which every applicant need to follow-

1) Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) 

2) Courses Eligible for Modi Scholarship (PMSS)

Here is the list of all those courses which are eligible for the PM Narendra Modi Scholarship for 12th passed students. Hence only those students who want to pursue in the given courses are only eligible for the scheme-

Stream Courses
  • B.Sc nautical and transportation technology
  • Bachelor of Planning
  • B.sc Agriculture/Forestry/Horticulture
  • Bachelor of Fishery
  • Bsc Sericulture/crop physiology/sugar technology/
  • Bachelor in Agri marketing
  • B.Sc in Food processing
  • Bachelor of science in diary techn.
  • B.Arch
  • Bachelor in science in HS/HHA/HMCS
  • B.sc Neurotechnology/Public health
  • Bsc CPT
  • B.Pharma/BOT/B.OPTM
  • B.Sc Nursing/GNM
  • B.R.Sc/BASLP/B.Sc OT
  • B.Sc MLT/Optometry/audiometry/opthalmic
PG Courses
  • MBBS
  • MBA
For More Courses Download List Here


3) Scholarship for Integrated Courses 

The scheme is available for 1st professional course only. It is applicable for B.Ed. but not for BA+B.Ed. In the case of integrated ME/M.Tech /M. Pharma, the scholarships will be given for the initial three/four years as the case may be. And separate eligibility criteria which is given below – 

  • To get PM Scholarship 2020 for the complete course, the student must pass their exam every year in degree courses. Continuous failure of 2 years would be ineligible for the scholarship.
  • Professional and Technical Integrated Course Process

Suppose if a student has a professional and technical course as integrated then he/she eligible for scholarship only for 1st professional degree course. Like, In the case of BE+ME, B.Tech+M.Tech, BBA+MBA student will grant scholarships for only BE, B.Tech, or BBA Course.

  • Academic(Non-Professional) and Professional/Technical Integrated Course Process

If a student pursuing courses like  B.Com + LLB, B.Sc + B.Ed, BA+LLB, etc. In such cases, students will get scholarships for only a professional degree course, not for non-professional like B.com, BA. Please see the below chart to understand better the process-

PM Scholarship Scheme 2020

4) Bank Account 

  • Aadhar number linked with a bank account is mandatory.
  • Applicant those fulfilled eligibility criteria and applying under Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2010 must have an active and valid account in any nationalized bank which has Electronic Clearing System (ECS)/Core Banking, to facilitate the transfer of scholarship amount directly to their account. 
  • In case of a minor account, the same should be converted into a major account. 

5) Documents Required 

The following documents in the respective category are mandatory to be submitted or uploaded by the applicant under this scheme.

Payment Of Narendra Modi Scholarship

Scholarship Scheme for 12th Passed students by Narendra Modi will be paid from the academic year 2020-21 onwards for applicants selected under fresh and renewal categories would be transferred directly into Bank accounts of the selected applicants through Public Finance Management System (PFMS) under the direct benefit transfer program of the government. 

Submission of bank particulars including account number of the nationalized banks by the applicant duly seeded with Aadhar number is mandatory. 


How To Apply PM Scholarship for 12th Pass Students Through NSP Portal

From the academic year 2020-21 onwards, the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for CAPFs & AR will be implemented through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) on or before 15th December 2020. Candidates can visit the official website and can apply online. Detailed guidelines and documents /prescribed proforma required be scanning and uploading for both fresh and renewal categories are available on the website

PM Scholarship For 12th Pass Students 2020 Schedule 

Help Desk

Still, applicants have any doubts or confusion please connect your state or Zila Sainik Secretarial Board. They have a complete information brochure about this PM  Modi Scheme.

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5 thoughts on “PM Narendra Modi Scholarship for 12th Pass Students 2020 Apply Online, Last Date and Renewal Form”

  1. I am coming from a very poor family. I can’t afford money for my Higher Educations. Can I apply for this scholarship??

  2. Is this scholarship only for defence or also civilians??
    My daughter cleared her HSC in 2018,is presently in 2nd year BE computer engineering…v r finding it difficult to meet expenses of education…can she avail scholarship..v belong to open category…
    Also my son who passed SSC this year scored 75% …is trying for polytechnic…can he be considered for scholarship…plz help

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