SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR THE STUDENTS OF UNION TERRITORIES OF JAMMU & KASHMIR AND LADAKH DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-23
PM Special Scholarship Scheme for 10+2: Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for the students of UTs of Jamu and Kashmir and Ladakh: Online registration Academic year 2022-23 for 10+2 Students.
Online Registration for Academic Session 2022-23 under PMSSS J&K and Ladakh is being opened w.e.f. 19.7.2022 for 10+2 students. The details regarding eligibility criteria, courses and financial help are given below:
Not exceeding Rs.1.00 Lakh per annum (in Ten equal instalments to meet hostel, mess, books, stationery & other incidentals) Fresh students admitted in the academic session 2022-23 will be paid maintenance allowance from the date of joining the institute physically.
DISBURSEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIP:
Scholarship towards academic fee will be paid directly to the Institution as per claim or as per rate fixed by respective State Fee Regulatory Authority or as fixed by any Regulatory Authority appointed by the Government, whichever is less and within the overall ceiling fixed for the course. All the Institutions may note that upper ceiling of Academic Fee inclusive of all admissible components taken together is Rs. 1,25,000/- for Professional / Engineering Stream; Rs. 30,000/- for General Stream and Rs. 3,00,000 for Medical Stream. Even if the total fee of institute is more than the ceiling, neither AICTE shall reimburse extra amount nor institute can charge the same from the students.
The fixed maintenance allowance Rs. 1.00 lakh per annum for all streams will be paid to the bank account of the student through DBT using PFMS gateway. Maintenance Allowance during first year will be released in 9(Nine) instalments, first instalment of which will be of Rs. 20,000/ and subsequent 8 monthly instalments will be of Rs. 10,000/- each.
From 2nd year onwards fixed maintenance allowance of Rs. 1.00 lakh per beneficiary will be paid in 10 monthly instalments of Rs.10,000/- each.
Candidates should be domicile of Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.
Students must have passed 12th examination from JKBOSE or CBSE affiliated schools located in UTs of J&K and Ladakh.
Having family income of Rs. 8.00 Lakh or less per annum.
Candidates who want to take admission under Lateral Entry Scheme have to pass Diploma in Engineering from the Polytechnic Institutes recognized by Directorate of Technical Education(DTE), J&K and Ladakh.
Candidates are compulsorily required to apply on-line on the AICTE web-portal.
Admission under Lateral Entry Scheme will be subject to allocation of seats / vacant seats of the preceding year in Engineering Stream only.
Merit list will be prepared for HSC and Lateral Entry students and the same will be displayed on AICTE portal for conduction of on-line counselling for final allotment of seats in colleges to eligible candidate’s subject to choice filling/availability of scholarships.
Categories of Candidates NOT eligible under the SSSJ&K:
Candidates pursing courses through Open Universities.
Student availing benefit of any other scholarship Scheme.
Candidates gaining admission through ‘Management Quota’.
Candidates pursuing Diploma course.
Candidates pursuing Post Graduate level studies, in any discipline.
Candidates having family income over Rs. 8.00 Lakh per annum.
Not applied through online registration in the AICTE Portal.
Taking admission in the Colleges other than the prescribed colleges given in AICTE Portal.
The reservation norms as prescribed for the UTs of J&K and Ladakh (subject to intimation from UTs of J&K and Ladakh) in respect of SC, ST and Socially and Economically Backward Classes (SEBC) are followed for providing scholarship under the Scheme. The break-up is given below:-
SC – 8%
ST – 10%
Socially and Economically backward classes (other than Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes – 22%:
Weak & under privileged classes/social caste (OCS) 4%
Resident of backward area (RBA) 10%
Resident of areas adjoining actual line of 4% control (ALC)/ International Border(B)
Pahari Speaking People 4%
STEPS TO BE TAKEN DURING REGISTRATION:
Candidates would be required to upload the following documents:
Passport Size photograph (200 x 230 pixels – preferred)
Scanned Signature (140 x 60 pixels – preferred)
Domicile certificate issued by UTs of J&K and Ladakh
Family income certificate (Issued by Tehsildar or equivalent)
Bank Details of student: Students individual account (joint account/no frill account/inoperative account, parents account, joint account is not valid)
Category certificate (issued by the Competent Authority of the State Government)
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) must upload Disability Certificate. (40% and above)
Candidates who are already availing the benefits of SSSJ&K are not eligible to apply.
Student is required to give preference of the course which he / she intend to pursue i.e. General or Professional or Medical stream.
General Stream includes admission to B.A./B.Com./B.Sc./B.Sc.(Hon.)/ BBA/BCA etc.
Professional courses include B.E./B.Tech. / B. Pharmacy /B. Architecture/Hotel Management & Catering Technology/ B.Sc.(Nursing).
Medical Streams include MBBS / B.D.S./BAMS and Allied Medicinal Courses.
Bank details seeded with AADHAR to be submitted at the time of registration to be verified by the Facilitation Center.
Upload scanned copy of AADHAR Card of the Student (if any)
Upload scanned copy of the first two pages of Bank Passbook/Cancelled cheque clearly indicating following:
Name of Accounts Holder
Name and Address of the Bank
Saving Bank Account No.
IFSC Code and MICR Code
Note: Saving Bank Account should be seeded with AADHAR Number and in the name of the bonafide student only. Candidates may note that Bank Accounts should not be a “No-frill Account” /Minor Account, Parents’ Account /Non-Operative account, joint account etc.