Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF 2020: Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) was announced by the then Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in his address to the nation from the historic Red Fort on 15th August 2005. Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme was introduced from the Academic year 2008-09 for RPF through National Scholarship Portal. It was introduced to encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex/Serving RPF/RPSF personnel and widows (below the Rank of Gazetted officer).

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The application form for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF has been released on 16th August 2020. The last date to apply is 31st October 2020. Also, the candidates must check the eligibility criteria before they apply for the scholarship. In order to know more about the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF, keep on reading the article.

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The Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF Application Form Has Been Released! Apply Before The Last Date (31st October 2020)!

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Quota Available 2020

A total number of 150 students (from academic session 2015-16) have been earmarked to RPF for an academic session. Half of the scholarships are reserved for female candidates i.e. 75. The shortfall in fresh cases shall not be adjusted from girls/boys if applicants (boys/girls) are available less than 75. It is also mentioned that un-allocated quota in any gender may not be utilized for other categories (boys/girls). Distribution of scholarship among Zonal Railways and RPSF will be asunder.

S. NoZone/ Organization Quota
8.NR+JR RPF Academy+RDSO17

Eligibility Criteria For The Prime Minister’s Scholarship 2020

Students who have taken regular admission for the present session will be eligible to apply for the Scholarship. Students should have secured 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 12th Std., Diploma/Graduation. 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.

Amount of Prime Minister’s Scholarship 2020

  1. The amount of scholarship would be as follows:
  • 2000/- per month for male students
  • 2250/- per month for female students

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

Duration of the scholarship: One to five years as per duration of course.

Minimum Marks in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) 2020

At least 60% marks in MEQ for entry to various Professional Courses for the initial sanction of scholarship. MEQ for various courses are as under:

S. NoProfessional Course/Technical


1.MBBS including all Medical

Courses of Graduation level

12th Standard
2.B.E., B.Tech10+2/Diploma(Diploma in case of lateral entry)
3.BBA, BCA, B.Sc.(Ag) etc.12th Standard
4.MBA, B.Ed., LLB, MCAGraduation

(5 year Integrated course only)

12th Standard

How To Apply For The RPF/RPSF Scholarship Scheme?

From the academic year 2017-18 onwards, the PMSS for RPF (Ministry of Railways) will be implemented through the National Scholarship Portal. For this, all the eligible applicants need to apply online on the website by 30th September every year. The final compiled list of eligible candidates will be prepared by Security Directorate, Railway Board by 20th October for onward submission to PMO. Mobile number is mandatory to register on National Scholarships Portal on which One Time Password (OTP) will be received for further process. A maximum of two registrations may be made with a mobile number.

Document Required For Prime Minister’s Scholarship 2020

Following documents in the respective category are mandatorily required to be submitted/ uploaded by the applicant for applying under PMSS:

For Fresh Applicant:

  1. Service Certificate issued by respective offices of the serving personnel for category IV.
  2. A copy of PPO/Discharge certificate/book for Categories I, II and III. Applicants are required to upload duly attested scanned copy of the mark-sheet/Grade card of MEQ i.e. 10+2/ Diploma/Graduation.

Renewal of The Prime Minister’s Scholarship For RPF/RPSF 2020

The renewal of scholarship can be done by the applicant on the National Scholarship Portal 2.0 using his application ID generated at the time of registration. Documents may be uploaded by the candidate which including a certificate from the College/Institute indicating the percentage of marks/ grade points obtained as well as indicating that the student is pursuing the course.

List of Professional Degree/Technical Courses Permissible Under PMSS 2020

To know the list of courses offered for medical, engineering & architecture, management & other professional courses – scroll down below.

Medical Courses

  1. 1. MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) 4 Year & 6th Months
    2 BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) 5 Years
    3 BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine Surgery) 4 Year & 6th Months
    4 BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine Surgery) 4 Year & 6th Months
    5 BSMS( Bachelor of Siddha Medicine Surgery) 4 Year & 6th Months
    6 BUMS(Bachelor of Unani Medicine Surgery) 5 Year
    7 BSC, BPT(Bachelor of Physiotherapy) 4 Years
    8 B.SC MLT(Medical Lab Technology) 4 Years
    9 B V Sc& AH(Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Hospitality) – 5 Years
    10 B.Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy) 4 Years
    11 B SC Nursing(Bachelor of Nursing) 4 Years
    12 B N Y S(Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Science) 5 Years
    13 Pham “D”( Doctor of Pharmacy)* 4 Years
    14 B Sc Optometry(Bachelor of Science in Optometry) 03 Years
    15 B. Oct. Thep. ( Bachelor of Occupational Therapy) 4 Years 6 Months
    *Scholarship Applicable for 04 years only i.e. duration of B.Pharma only.


Sl No Courses Duration
1 B. Sc. Agr. (Bachelor of Agriculture.) 4 Years
2 B. Fisheries/B.F.Sc ( Bachelor in Fisheries Science) 4 Years
3 B.Sc. (Horticulture) 4 Years
4 B.Sc. Bio-Tech(Bachelor of Bio-Technology) 3 Years
5 B Ed (Bachelor of Education) 2 Year
6 B.M.C (Bachelor of Mass Communication) 3 Years
7 H.M. (Degree in Hotel Management) 4 Years
8 BP Ed (Bachelor of Physical Education) 2 Year
9 B.A.S.L.P. (Bachelor of Audiology & speech Language

4 Years
10 B F T (Bachelor of Fashion Technology) 3 Years
11 B.Sc MICRO (Bachelor of Science in Microbiology) 3 Years
12 B.Sc HHA( Bachelor of Science Hospitality and Hotel

3 Years
13 LLB (Bachelor of Laws) 2-3 Years
14 B EL. Ed (Bachelor of Elementary Education) 3-5 Years
15 B F A ( Bachelor of Fine Art) 04 Years
16 B F D ( Bachelor of Fashion Designing ) 3 Years
17 BA LLB (Bachelor in Art with Bachelor in Law) 5 Years


  1. Hi Yashwanth,
    Click on the “Click Here” link provided under the latest updates section. Single window to login and new registration page will appear on the screen. If you are a new applicant then click on “New Student ? Register Here” option, If you already registered before, then login by entering application ID and password.


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