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- Prime Ministers Scholarship Scheme For Rpf Rpsf
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF is offered by the The Ministry of Railways, Government of India for the wards/widows
of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel. The selected candidates shall receive a scholarship
of up to INR 2,250 per month.
A total of 150 scholarships will be disbursed under this
scheme. The amount of scholarship would be as follow:
INR 2,000 per
month for male students
INR 2,250 per
month for female students
Note: The payment of scholarship will be granted after the
approval of the DG/RPF as per the order of merit in each year.
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF Important dates
- Scholarship announcement date: July
- Scholarship closing date: October
- Last date for defective verification: November
- Last date for institute verification: November
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF Eligibility Criteria
- They should be a ward/widow of
- Candidates should have secured 60%
and above marks in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. class 12,
- Be pursuing a
professional or technical degree course (B.E, B.Tech, MBBS, MCA, BCA, B.Pharma,
B.Ed etc) recognised by respective government authorities like AICTE, MCI, UGC,
- Only two wards per family can receive benefits under
this scholarship and they should be ensured by the beneficiaries as well as by
the concerned zonal railways/RPSF.
- The scholarship
scheme is tenable for one to five years depending on the duration of the
- 50% of the
scholarships are reserved for female candidates. In the case of any shortfall
in the fresh cases, the scholarship numbers shall not be adjusted from
- All selected
applicants will receive a personal letter from Honourable Prime Minister in the
appropriate language. The scholarships
will be disbursed to selected students in their respective bank accounts
through the Public Finance Management System (PFMS) under Direct Benefit
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF Application Process
Step 1: Visit the homepage of the National Scholarship
Portal https://scholarships.gov.in/ and click on 'New Registration'.
Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the
undertaking and 'Continue'.
Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category,
scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of
birth, mobile number, email ID.
Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code,
Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as
identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will
Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated.
Use that for future references.
Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form
correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also
advised to fill only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation
of the form.
- Certificate issued
by respective offices of the serving personnel for category IV.
- A copy of
PPO/discharge certificate/book for Categories I, II and III.
- Scanned copy of
the mark-sheet/Grade card of 10+2/ diploma/graduation.
Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF Selection Process
The preference will be given to students in the following
Wards/Widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who died in harness.
Wards/Widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel who died while in service.
Category 3: Wards
of ex-RPF/RPSF (retired) personnel.
Category 4: Wards
of serving RPF/RPSF personnel.