AICTE PM Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS ) 2018-19 for J&K Students – Register online

Published Date - 12 April 2018 05:36:40 Updated Date - 12 April 2018 05:37:52

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has started the process for registration of students from Jammu and Kashmir for Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS).
The online registration under PMSSS for the academic session 2018-19 for students from J&K who have qualified 10+2 examination is open from 10th April 2018 while for Lateral Entry Admission (2nd year) for students with Diploma in Engineering registration will be open from 17th April 2018. There are 5000 aicte scholarship available for students under pmsss 2018-19. Interested and eligible students of 10+2 and diploma holders can apply for Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme. Students of J&K can make pmsss 2018 registration at official website aicte-jk-scholarship-gov. The last date for registration for students who have qualified 10+2 examination is 9th May 2018 while for Lateral Entry Admissions, the last date for registration is 16th May 2018.
Students having domicile of J&K who have passed Class 12th examination from J&K State Board of School Education or CBSE affiliated schools within J&K are only eligible for registration under PMSSS. The family income of the student should be upto Rs 8 lakh per annum.
The students can register online on the link: The students who qualify NEET and JEE are also required to register online to become eligible for the scholarship.

Under PMSSS scholarship upto Rs 30000 per annum per students is available for general courses, upto Rs 1.25 lakh per annum per student for engineering courses and upto Rs 3 lakh per annum per student for medical/dental courses. Besides, every student is entitled upto Rs 1 lakh per annum as maintenance charges. The students taking admission, by virtue of their own merit, in institutions like IITs, NITs, Medical Colleges, Dental Colleges and Central Universities outside J&K are also eligible for scholarship under PMSSS.

All the students are requested to check the eligibility criteria for this aicte scholarship and apply online for pmsss 2018-19 within the given time frame.

PMSSS 2018-19 – Details of Scholarship

There are 5000 scholarships in total this year under PM Special Scholarship Scheme 2018. Out of these there are 2070 scholarships in General Degree, 2830 in Professional Degree and 100 in Medical / BDS / Other Medical Exams. All the candidates can firstly see the details of Scholarship before making PMSSS Registration 2018-19:-






Courses Where Admission To Be Made

Last Date for


Financial Help lor Academic fee Provided by GOI

Financial Help for Hostel fee Provided by GOI


10+2 passed (J&K Board or CBSE from J&K) in AY 2016-17or appearing in A.Y 2017-18

General Degree


Upto Rs 30,000/- p.a.

Uniformly Rs 1.00 Lakh per annum for all

Professional (Engg. /Nursing / Pharmacy /Hotel  Mgmt )

Upto RS 1.25 Lakh P-a.



Upto Rs 3.00 Lakh pa.


Diploma passed (not earlier than AY 2016-17)

Engineering Stream only


Upto Rs 1.25 Lakh


Steps for registering under PMSSS:

 Below is the complete procedure to apply for aicte jk scholarship and make pmsss 2018 registration:-

  • Firstly visit the official website
  • On the homepage, click the “Registration For PMSSS: 2018-19 (12th)” tab.
  • Afterwards, PMSSS 2018-19 Registration Form will appear on the screen.
  • Enter all the necessary details and submit the Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme Registration Form.

All the candidates applying for this aicte scholarship must firstly check the eligibility criteria as specified below. For more details, click the link – PMSSS for J&K Students 2018-19


Advantages of PMSSS Scholarship:

The PMSSS scholarship which covers the general, professional and medical courses offers competitive amount for the education of a student with Rs. 30000 being available annually for general courses, Rs. 1.25 lakh annually for engineering courses and Rs. 3 lakh for medical or dental courses. Apart from the tuition fees, the scheme also offers maintenance charges and gives around Rs. 1 lakh for a student annually. Students getting admissions in prestigious colleges  too are eligible for scholarships. It must be noted that the maintenance charges unlikely to the tuition charges, are given to the students directly with the help of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).

Students from J&K have been constantly performing well and have been securing places in premier institutions for the last few years. Keeping this in mind, a proposal to introduce more courses might be sent by the state government to the Centre.

PMSSS 2018-19 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria necessary for pmsss 2018 registration is specified below:-
Who are Eligible –

  • All the students must possess the domicile of J&K.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 from J&K Board or any CBSE affiliated schools which are located in J&K.
  • PMSSS Scholarship 2018-19 is also for candidates who have passed 10+3 from J&K State Polytechnics. These candidates will get admission through Lateral Entry (2nd year) in the vacant seats of previous batch.
  • Annual Income of the family must be less than Rs. 8 lakh per annum.
  • Only those candidates will avail PMSSS Scholarship who have applied online in the given time period and also filled colleges / institutes online.
  • PMSSS 2018-19 is applicable only for admission in colleges outside J&K.
  • AICTE Scholarship is available only for General / Professional and Medical Degree Colleges given in the PMSSS list of colleges.
  • Candidates will get admission on a merit basis through PMSSS Portal.
  • Furthermore, candidates must fulfill the age and some other eligibility criteria which has been specified by the colleges.

Who are Not Eligible –

  • All the students who have passed their examinations from open universities.
  • In case any candidates does not apply online or take part in online counselling will not get admitted.
  • If any person is already taking the benefits of other govt. schemes or if the candidates got its admission through management quota.
  • All the students of PG Programme and Admission through Agents / NGOs is not permissible.


— Helpline Number – All India Council for Technical Education (A Statutory Body of the Govt, of India), Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110067, Ph: 011-26131574, 26131576-78, Fax Number: 91-11-23724183
— To get complete instructions and to know the complete details, click – PMSSS 2018-19

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