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JK Scholarship- All You Need To Know

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The State of Jammu and Kashmir has come up with the AICTE JK Scholarship also called the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for the students who are interested in pursuing technical education after senior secondary school. JK Scholarship was initiated in 2011 and this scheme provides financial assistance to the undergraduate level outside J&K. This scholarship is offered by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is implemented within J&K.

Higher education is very important, as we know it. But the fact of the matter is, it is highly expensive, only affordable by the upper class. Parents are the biggest contributor to the child’s higher education. Realizing the importance of building the spectra of higher education in the country, the government has taken steps to support them financially. The following article will try to answer all your questions in detail.

What is AICTE JK Scholarship?

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is an advisory body at the national-level which takes a cover of the technical educational institutes of the country. AICTE JK scholarship invites applications for Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) 2019-2020 for students in Jammu & Kashmir that deserve this scholarship.

Apart from this, the AICTE also offers scholarships and fellowship opportunities for the merit-based students, within a stipulated time duration. 

  1. AICTE is responsible for the JK Scholarship
  2. The next dates for AICTE JK are to be announced in the financial year of 2020-21
  3. The facility has been sponsored in correspondence with Jammu and Kashmir Government.
  4. The scholarship aims at sponsoring the education of deserving students based on merit.
  5. However, there are some reservations mentioned in the scholarship scheme too.
  6. Aspirants who are willing to take up technical education should apply.
  7. It is mandatory to have a domicile of the state.
  8. It is expected that the scholarship scheme would boost the number of takers when it comes to technical education.
  9. Medical aspirants should be happy too as they too would be given an option to avail benefits of the scholarship.
  10. We’ll discuss the tentative dates for the coming year of the application later in this article.

Also Read: MHRD Scholarship

AICTE JK Scholarship- Login Procedure

How to login to AICTE JK Scholarship:

  1. First, you must visit the PMSSS Registration portal online.
  2. Then click on the registration button of the PMSSS portal and select any one of the categories between Diploma Registration or 12th Registration.
  3. Fill in detail the details asked in the registration form, make sure that you proofread the entries before saving it.
  4. After you have checked the details, click on the Submit button.
  5. You will receive a verification link on the email id that you have given. Verify your Email ID.
  6. You may also receive an SMS.
  7. Registration is thus complete.
  8. Visit the portal again and then try to login through email id and password.
  9. After you have completed filling the details, click on the Submit application.
  10. You check the application status on the same website.
  11. Check Out: WWW.AICTE-JK-SCHOLARSHIP-GOV.IN

AICTE JK Scholarship- Merit List

Recently, the provisional merit list of the candidates has been released who are eligible for the AICTE JK Scholarship. The merit list has been curated and released in accordance with the data provided by the students. The HSC marks of the applicants are also considered.

The results of the Provisional Seat allocation round one in the PMSSS has been released recently. AICTE is also expected to release the Mock Allotment for the list of colleges and courses. In the following bullet points, we’ll look at the method of checking the merit.

  1. It is important for you to know if your name is on the list or not.
  2. For that, you’ll have to check the same on the website.
  3. Go to https://www.aicte-jk-scholarship-gov.in/
  4. In the list of general instructions, would be a hyperlinked Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme 2019-20: Final Merit for Lateral Entry Admissions
  5. Here is the link to the merit list of 2020 – https://www.aicte-india.org/sites/default/files/Diploma_Merit_List_19-20.pdf
  6. In case you cannot access the website, you can directly check on the pdf attached in the sixth point.
  7. The rest of the instructions include the Schedule for Round 3 Counselling for Undergraduate Admission.
  8. Please click on the link to access.
  9. Make sure that you register here if you are a new interested candidate.
  10. The website is safe and secure.

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AICTE JK Scholarship- Latest News

The AICTE JK Scholarship Counselling is generally conducted in rounds of four, i.e Round 1, Round 2, Round 3, and Round 4. Round 2 sees the candidates being offered a seat which they have to fill in the institute they have been allocated within three days.

Therefore, it is advisable that the candidates come fully prepared for them to join the allocated university or college directly through the counseling.

Following bullet points would give more details on the same so kindly scroll down-

  1. Till 2017, the verification of the documents was done post releasing the merit list.
  2. But since last year, the students are asked to verify their documents before filling their choices online.
  3. The candidates have to fill in a minimum choice of 25.
  4. The maximum the candidate can choose is 100.
  5. Candidates are requested to fill in the right choices according to their aspirations. 

AICTE JK Scholarship Renewal

AICTE JK Scholarship renewal 2019-20 was conducted where the students were asked to upload all the necessary documents on the AICTE website in order to get the scholarship. AICTE JK Scholarship was aimed at increasing interest among the students from Jammu and Kashmir for higher education.

This scholarship is awarded to the interested students enrolled in various undergraduate courses like Engineering, Medical, General Degree Courses, etc. The application for the renewal of the AICTE JK Scholarship can be made online on their website. 

  1. Go to http://www.aicte-india.org/opportunities/students/admissions/renewal
  2. AICTE is implementing the admissions under PMSSS
  3. AICTE follows the directives of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  4. Applications for renewal started on 10th April 2019.
  5. The scholarship is to promote higher education to students from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  6. The scholarship will cover tuition fee expenses, cost of books, hostel fees, and other such miscellaneous charges. 
  7. The JK Scholarship is for the students of Jammu and Kashmir.
  8. The AICTE JK Scholarship is offered for the students for UG courses in Engineering, Medical, General Degree Courses.
  9. The Scholarship is awarded for the 10+ 2 students.
  10. This scholarship is valid for diploma students for lateral admission.

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All about JK Scholarship Portal

The Prime Minister’s Special Scheme Scholarship (PMSSS) started as a scholarship in the year 2011. The Jammu and Kashmir residents can avail of the benefit of this scholarship scheme. The scholarship is in order to meet the expenditure like academic fees and maintenance allowances.

These include hostel fees, mess fees, cost of books, and other incidental charges. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) releases the merit list post the submission of the application form successfully. AICTE has released the provisional merit list for the first time this year, consisting of the names of the qualified candidates. 

Let’s look at some bullet points to see how to access the portal of JK Scholarship-

  1. AICTE is responsible for the JK Scholarship
  2. Next, the date to be announced would be for the financial year of 2020-21
  3. Jammu and Kashmir Government is equally responsible for the execution of the scheme.
  4. The scholarship is aimed at sponsoring the higher education of the students on the basis of merit. 
  5. Some reservations exist though.
  6. Aspirants who are willing to take up education in the technical domain can apply.
  7. It is, however, mandatory for you to have a domicile of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  8. The scholarship is expected to increase the number of takers when it comes to technical education.
  9. Medical aspirants have an option to apply too.
  10. You can access the portal at https://www.aicte-jk-scholarship-gov.in/

AICTE JK Scholarship Registration

The All Republic of India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is a consultative body at the national-level which takes up the canopy of technical education in the country. AICTE invites application for the JK Scholarship for the financial year 2020-21. So, the interested students must visit the official website and register themselves first.

Here are the points need to be followed in order to register for the AICTE JK Scholarship scheme:

  1. First, you have to go to the PMSSS Registration Portal online.
  2. Then click on the registration button of the PMSSS portal and select any one of the categories between Diploma Registration or 12th Registration.
  3. Fill in detail the details asked in the registration form. Make sure that you proofread the entries before saving it.
  4. After you have checked the details, click on the Submit button.
  5. You will receive a verification hyperlink on the email identity that you have given. Verify your email id.
  6. You may additionally also obtain an SMS.
  7. Registration is complete.
  8. Visit the portal once more and then attempt to login through email identity and password.
  9. After you have accomplished filling the details, click on the Submit application.
  10. You take a look at the application status on the same website.

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AICTE JK Scholarship (2020-21)- Last Date For Registration

The Jammu and Kashmir state government came up with the JK Scholarship option, where the students selected on the basis of merit get some financial help if their interest lies in taking up technical education. Higher education is the most important aspect of a students’ life.

The fact that remains though is, it is very expensive and not everyone can afford it. Parents contribute hugely to their child’s education. Higher education is important, and like Japan and China, India too is focussing on increasing access to higher education among the students.

Let’s look at the tentative and final date for the application form of 2020-21:

  1. The tentative date for online registration is the 10th of April 2020.
  2. The tentative last date for registration for the class 12th passed out students or appearing students are expected to be 31st May 2020.
  3. The tentative final date of online registration for the diploma passed out students is 18th June 2020.
  4. Please note that the diploma passed out students’ application is for lateral entry in engineering stream only.
  5. The tentative date for the online document verification of registered candidates at facilitation centers is 16 April 2020 to 31 May 2020.
  6. The tentative date for a choice filling option for students whose documents have been verified is 22 April 2020 to 31 May 2020.
  7. The same for the lateral entry students is 20 April 2020 to 14 May 2020.
  8. The provisional merit list of candidates would then be released tentatively by 11th June 2020.
  9. The document re-verification at facilitation centers will be held between 11 June 2020 to 13 June 2020.
  10. Please note that the dates are tentative and hence should be confirmed again after the dates are released officially. Stay tuned till then.
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JK Scholarship of Social Welfare

The online application form for a scholarship for both the fresh applications and renewal applications will be published on the official website is some days. The students of minority communities are invited who will be provided with the scholarship on the basis of the merit list.

This merit list will be prepared on the basis of certain parameters. The tentative dates are also provided to you in the article heading above. You may check them out.

Let’s talk more about the JK Scholarship in the following bullet points –

  1. Go to http://www.aicte-india.org/opportunities/students/admissions/renewal
  2. AICTE is implementing the admissions under PMSSS
  3. AICTE follows the directives of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  4. Applications for renewal started on 10th April 2019.
  5. The scholarship is to promote higher education among the students from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  6. The scholarship will cover tuition fee expenses, cost of books, hostel fees, and other such miscellaneous charges. 
  7. The JK Scholarship is for the students of Jammu and Kashmir.
  8. The AICTE JK Scholarship is offered for the students for UG courses in Engineering, Medical, General Degree Courses.
  9. The Scholarship is awarded for the 10+ 2 students.
  10. This scholarship is valid for diploma students for lateral admission.

Also Read: Dr Ambedkar Scholarship


JK Scholarship (2019)- Social Welfare

The students from the state of Jammu & Kashmir can now apply for the Pre-Matric, Post-Matric, and Minority Scholarship under the PM Special Scholarship Scheme also called the AICTE JK Scholarship. The students who are currently studying in or have passed out from a school registered in the state of Jammu and Kashmir may apply for this scholarship.

The merit-based list is prepared from among the applicants from the Economically Weaker sections like the OBC, SC, ST, and minority students. The MHRD Ministry has worked in tandem with the Social Welfare Department under the Jammu and Kashmir Government to help the students with this scholarship scheme.

Let’s look at the documents required to be submitted for the scholarship benefits –

  1. Passport-sized photograph of the applicant 
  2. Preferred size of the photograph should be 200 X 230 pixels
  3. Scanned signature of the applicant 
  4. Preferred size of the signature photo should be 140 X 60 pixels
  5. SSC mark sheet
  6. Aadhaar card 
  7. Domicile certificate issued by the government of J&K
  8. Family income certificate issued by the Tehsildar
  9. Category certificate 
  10. Certificate of disability (for Persons with Disabilities – PWD)

JK Scholarship- Services

Prime Minister’s Special scholarship scheme, also called the AICTE JK Scholarship is an opportunity provided exclusively for the students from Jammu and Kashmir. This was initiated in 2011, and the scheme is aimed at expanding the opportunities for young students who are willing to pursue technical education. The Jammu and Kashmir Cell within the state is implementing the AICTE JK Scholarship. The tentative dates for the JK Scholarship for the year 2020-21 is mentioned in the blog above. Please look for more details above. Let’s look at some of the bullet points to get more ideas about the JK Services Scholarship.

  1. In order to avail of the JK Scholarship service, the candidate has to go to the URL jk.gov.in/jkeservices and log in there. 
  2. Before applying for the scholarship, the user needs to complete the registration process using a register link.
  3. The register link will be provided to the candidate after completing the registration process.
  4. The applicant has to upload all the necessary documents asked for in order to complete the application process.
  5. The documents include Scanned photographs, id Card like Aadhar or Driving License, etc.
  6. A scanned photo (jpg image) of size less than 20 kb has to be uploaded before registration.
  7. Please make sure that you note the user ID and remember the password that you have provided.
  8. Select the role ty[e Citizen while you enter the login credentials.
  9. Note down the citizen ID too for further reference in the future.
  10. After logging in, the applicant has to click on the e-services which are the left menu.
  11. Thereafter, the applicant has to click on the social welfare and further on the Post-Matric Scholarship tab. 

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JK Scholarship Form- Tribal Affairs

The tribal population in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is still in its nascent stage. The varied diversity that the state of Jammu and Kashmir is astonishing and a chunk of ST population adds more to the vividity of the place. The economy of the tribal population in the state is linked closely to the forests, which provides them with a living opportunity, though substandard. Needless to say, they cannot afford higher education and go places for the same. Considering this, the Tribal Welfare Department of the state working along with AICTE and MHRD have started the JK Tribal Affairs Scholarship.

How to apply:

  1. The application form for the same can be downloaded from https://scholarships.gov.in
  2. The candidates who are eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship by going through the following steps. 
  3. The first thing is to visit the homepage of the National Scholarship Portal
  4. Click on ‘New Registration’.
  5. After reading the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and click on ‘Continue’.
  6. Select the scholarship category, state of domicile, type of scheme, gender, applicant’s name, DOB, Email ID, etc.
  7. Provide banking details.
  8. Select Bank Account Number or Aadhar for identification purposes.
  9. Following this, click on ‘Register’.
  10. Verify with the OTP received.
  11. Now you can log in and apply for the application.

JK Scholarship- PMSSS

Prime Minister’s Special scholarship scheme, also called the AICTE JK Scholarship is an opportunity provided exclusively for the students from Jammu and Kashmir. This was initiated in 2011, and the scheme is aimed at expanding the opportunities for young students who are willing to pursue technical education.

The Jammu and Kashmir Cell within the state is implementing the AICTE JK Scholarship. The tentative dates for the JK Scholarship for the year 2020-21 is mentioned in the blog above. Please look for more details above.

Let’s look at some of the bullet points to get more ideas about JK Services Scholarship-

  1. In order to get the benefits of the scholarship scheme, the student must have a domicile or permanent residence in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. The scholarship scheme is available only for the students willing to pursue studies outside the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  3. Passing Class 12th from CBSE or state board school located in the state is an important prerequisite. 
  4. In case you have passed the diploma after 10th standard from J&K state polytechnics, the option of lateral entry can be taken.
  5. Please check with the list of colleges that are offering the scholarship.
  6. The annual income of the family should be less than INR 8 Lacs per annum.
  7. Please note that this family income is cumulative of all the sources. 
  8. The students pursuing their studies through open universities are not eligible.
  9. Similarly, the students who are already availing benefits from a different scholarship scheme shouldn’t apply too.
  10. The students applying through Management Quota cannot avail of the benefits of the scholarship scheme.

FAQs

✅ What is Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme?

PMSSS or Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme is a scholarship scheme for students who are from Jammu and Kashmir.PMSSS is the students who are interested in pursuing technical education after senior secondary school.

✅ Is IIT approved by AICTE?

IITs do not approve AICTE as there was no council called AICTE build when IITs came into existence. AICTE is offered in new institutes to ensure qualities in technical education.

✅ Who can apply for PMSSS?

To apply for PMSSS, the students need to qualify the entrance test like NEET/JEE and before that, they need to register themselves under the PMSSS scheme. The CAndidate also has to verify their documents by Facilitation Center.

✅ What are the documents required for the AICTE JK Scholarship?

The list of documents required for AICTE JK Scholarship:
1. Passport-sized photograph (size – 200 X 230 pixels)
2. Scanned signature (size – 140 X 60 pixels)
3. Mark Sheet of Senior Secondary Class
4. Domicile certificate issued by the government of J&K
5. Aadhaar card (if available)
6. Family income certificate issued by the competent authority of state government.
7. Certificate of disability (for Persons with Disabilities)

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