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AICTE JK Scholarship - PMSSS for J&K Students 2018

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About AICTE JK Scholarship

PMSSS (Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme) for Students from J&K is commonly known as AICTE JK Scholarship. It is an endeavour to promote higher education among the students of Jammu and Kashmir. This scholarship is provided to cover the tuition fee expenses, hostel fee, the cost of books and other miscellaneous charges. This scholarship is applicable to students who are willing to study in colleges outside Jammu and Kashmir. AICTE JK scholarship is offered only to the students enrolled in Undergraduate courses in Medical, Engineering, and General Degree Courses. Get complete details on AICTE JK Scholarship here on this page.

As per the quota prescribed for Jammu & Kashmir, there is internal reservation for the candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories. In addition, to that, there is 3% reservation for Physically Handicapped candidates.

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AICTE JK Scholarship 2018 - PM Scholarship for J&K students



Date 2017 Date 2018

Application Begins for AICTE
JK Scholarship

16 April 2017 April 2018

Last Date to Apply for

15 May 2017 May 2018

Extension of the last date to
submit scholarship application

8 June 2017 -

Last Date for Verification
of Documents

Extended  25 June 2017 PM -


15 June 2017 -

Counselling of the students

July 2017 -


AICTE JK Scholarship for Diploma Students

  • Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for Students from J&K is offered to 5000 fresh undergraduate students every year. Last year Rs 75 crore worth scholarships were available to J&K students under PMSSS.
  • Students under PMSSS have secured admission in various reputed colleges like Delhi College of Engineering, Lady Sri Ram College, St Stephens College Delhi, BIT Mesra, NSIT Delhi etc.

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AICTE JK Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region Jammu & Kashmir
Class/ Age Undergraduate
  • Domicile: The student must be a domiciled resident of Jammu & Kashmir. The candidates must be willing to study outside J&K.
  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must have  passed Class 10+2 Examination from J&K Board or CBSE located in J&K
  • Annual Family Income: The annual family income of the family from all sources must not be greater than Rs.6 Lakh per annum.
  • This scholarship is only for students who want to study in colleges outside Jammu and Kashmir.

Not Eligible for the PMSS JK Scholarship

  • Candidates admitted to the college on Management Quota are not eligible for the Scholarship.
  • Candidates pursuing their Undergraduate courses at Open Universities.
  • Candidates enrolled in diploma courses, not leading to the award of Degree.
  • Pursuing postgraduate courses.
  • Has taken admission to college other than approved for the scholarship.

Courses Eligible for PMSS JK Scholarship

  • B.A./ B.Com./ B.Sc./ B.Sc.(Hon.), BBA/ BCA / B.Sc. (Physiotherapy), B.Sc.(Agriculture) etc.
  • Professional courses include B.E./ B.Tech./ B. Pharmacy /B. Architecture/Hotel Management & Catering Technology/ B.Sc.(Nursing).
  • Medical Streams include MBBS/ BDS/ BAMS and allied medicinal courses.

AICTE JK Scholarship Reward

The candidates selected for the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for students from Jammu and Kashmir State will get the following benefits. The rewards are divided among the different categories given below.

  • For General Degree Courses: Rs.30,000 per annum.
  • For Engineering Courses: Rs.1.25 lakhs per annum.
  • For Medical Studies (Including BDS): Rs. 3 lakhs per annum.

AICTE Scholarship 2018 - Hostel and Maintenance Charges

Note: Hostel fee will be disbursed to the students, initially in two instalments. A scholarship towards tuition academic fee may be disbursed to the Institutions directly. For the release of scholarship towards hostel fee (maintenance allowance) will be disbursed to the bank account (Adhaar card seeded bank account) of students directly. 

  • Hostel and Maintenance Charges: Hostel fees and incidental expenses up to Rs.1 lakh per annum will be paid to the students in two instalments of Rs 50,000 Each. The actual amount of the expenses will be reimbursed on production of the original receipts.

AICTE Scholarship 2018 - Number of Scholarship

There are total 5000 scholarships which are divided among the different category. The details about the distribution are given on this page below:


No fo Scholarship

General Degree


Engineering Degree


Medical/ BDS



  • Duration of the Scholarship: The scholarship will be offered for the period of the degree course depending upon the good conduct and maintenance of minimum attendance in the institute.
  • Renewal of the Scholarship: In case a student fails in any year of his examination, the scholarship will be renewed for the next year and in case the students fails again the scholarship will be forfeited.

AICTE JK Scholarship Renewal

AICTE JK Scholarship Application form and Process

This Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme is for the students of Jammu & Kashmir. The students of J&K who are willing to study in the colleges outside Jammu and Kashmir can apply through online mode. The candidates are suggested to follow the link given below for registration

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Click Here to Apply Online

  • STEP 1 (Registration): Candidates need to register on the website using their presently active email id and mobile number. A confirmation link will be sent to the mentioned email id, candidates need to confirm their registration by clicking the given link. 

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  • STEP 2 (Required Documents): The following documents are to be kept ready before filling up the application form:
    • Personal details
    • Details of Educational qualification (Mark Sheets of class 10 & 12)
    • Caste Certificate (only for SC / ST/ OBC candidate)
    • Certificate of Disability
    • Domicile Certificate issued by competent authority
    • Annual Income Certificate showing the total family income for the financial year 2017-18
    • Aadhar Card (if any)
    • Scanned Photograph and Signature:
      • Format: jpg / jpeg /png. Size: Minimum 10 KB and Maximum 200 KB.
    • Scanned image for Signature:
      • Format: jpg/ jpeg/ png. Size: Minimum 10 KB and Maximum 50 KB.
  • STEP 3 (Filling the Application Form): Candidates need to login to their account and complete the application form, upload the scanned photograph and signatures and complete the submission of the application form.
  • STEP 4 (Printing the Application Form): Once the submission of the application form is done candidates can take the print out of the completed application form which has the information related to application number. The Printed application form need to be presented at the time of Document Verification at facilitation centre.
  • STEP 5 (Document Verification): Once the online application is completed candidates need to report at the nearest Facilitation Centre with original as well as the photocopy of the documents, for getting the uploaded documents verified with the originals at the facilitation centers set up by Government of J&K and upload the verification slip, generated online at the time of printing of complete application form.

Submission of the Application Form

The students who have filled the application form are suggested to submit it through online mode. However, before the final submission, it is the prior responsibility of the candidates to check all the information filled by them are correct in the application. The officials have all the right to reject the application if they find fallacious information in the form

AICTE JK Scholarship Selection Process

  • Selection of Students for the scholarship will be strictly based on Merit and as per the approved procedure for 2018-19. The Scholarship will be DISBURSED to those students only who have taken admission in the Academic Session 2018-19 ONLY.
  • Scholarships will be disbursed through DBT only after joining the institute and uploading the joining report along with other required documents on AICTE Portal.

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AICTE JK Scholarship - Number of Beneficiaries

The AICTE JK Scholarship scheme is to provide 5,000 scholarships every year in which (4,500 is for General, 250 for Engineering and 250 for Medical studies). The year the wise number of beneficiaries to the students is given in the table below. 13,014 students from Jammu & Kashmir have benefitted from this scheme so far.

Academic Year

Number of Beneficiaries








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AICTE JK Scholarship Contact Details

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
7th Floor, Chanderlok Building Janpath,
New Delhi-110 001

Phone: 011-23724673, 011-23724151 to 011-23724157
Fax: 011-23724183
E-mail: Jkadmission2018@aicte-india.org

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