Railway Scholarship Online Form, Prime Minister Scheme

Railway Scholarship Online Form 2018 Indian Railway is Providing Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) to 150 Students from academic Session 2018-19.

Indian Railway Scholarship Online Form 2018: Latest Update February RRB, RRC Scholarship Scheme was introduced to encourage higher technical and professional education to those employee children’s who are Ex/Serving RPF/RPSF personnel and widows (below the Rank of Gazette officer).

Name of the Department
Social Benefit Scheme
Name of the Post
Indian Railway Scholarship
Total Number of Posts
Ending Date to Apply Online for Application Form
October-November 2018
Date & Timings to get Kanya Dhan Yojana
No Date Mention.
Bank Account
With IFSC Code
Income Below 3 Lakhs
Notification Status
Available Below

Railway Staff Benefit Fund Scholarship: Scholarship available to total number of 150 students (from academic session 2012018-19) has been earmarked to RPF for an academic session. Half of the scholarships are reserved for female candidates i.e. 75. Distribution of scholarship among Zonal Railways and RPSF will be as under.

COURSES ELIGIBLE FOR THE Railway Staff Benefit Fund:- Professional Degree Courses like BE, B.Tech, BDS, MBBS, B.ed, BBS, BCA, and MCA. Students studying abroad are not eligible for this scheme. National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) etc. (Master Degree Courses are not eligible for PMSS except MBA, MCA).

STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP:- Students who have taken regular admission in 2018-19 are only eligible.

1. Students should have secured 60% and above in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 12th Std., Diploma/Graduation.
(a) The amount of scholarship would be as follows:
(i) 2000/- per month for male students
(ii) 2250/- per month for female students.

Note:- All applicants selected under new category will be given personal letter from Hon’ble Prime Minister in appropriate language.

DURATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP : One to five years as per duration of course.

HOW TO APPLY:-  From the academic year 2018 2019* onwards, RPF (Ministry of Railways) will be implemented through National Scholarship Portal. For this, all the eligible applicants need to apply online on the website www.scholarship.gov.in by 31st October 2018 every year. After scrutiny and compilation of all applications, Zonal Railways/RPSF should forward the same to Railway Board, New Delhi by 20th November. Final compiled list of eligible candidates will be prepared by Security Directorate, Railway Board by 10th December for onward submission to PMO.

National Scholarship Portal (www.scholarship.gov.in )
Railway Board website (http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard).


1. http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/security/rpf/PM_Scholarship.pdf
2. http://www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in/cris/uploads/files/1501760663656-Form%20New%202017-18.pdf
3. http://www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in/uploads/files/1496992828106-scholarshipnotification2016-17.pdf
4. http://www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in/cris//uploads/files/1431513462294-SBF%20technical%20Scholarship.pdf
5. http://www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in/uploads/files/1511244207079-CSBF%202017-18-Application%20Form.pdf


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