Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF


The Ministry of Railways, Government of India is offering Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF 2019-20 for the wards/widows of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel. The selected candidates shall receive a scholarship of up to INR 2,250 per month.

Important Dates

Scholarship announcement date: 15 July 2019
Scholarship closing date: 15 November 2019
Last date for defective verification: 15 November 2019
Last date for institute verification: 15 November 2019


To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a ward/widow of ex-RPF/RPSF personnel
  • Have secured 60% and above marks in Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) i.e. class 12, Diploma/Graduation
  • Be pursuing a professional or technical degree course (B.E, B.Tech, MBBS, MCA, BCA, B.Pharma, B.Ed etc) recognised by respective government authorities like AICTE, MCI, UGC, NCTE, etc. 

Note: Only two wards per family can receive benefits under this scholarship and they should be ensured by the beneficiaries as well as by the concerned zonal railways/RPSF.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps –
Step 1: Visit the homepage of the National Scholarship Portal and click on ‘New Registration’.
Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and ‘Continue’. 
Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category, scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant’s name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the ‘Register’ button.
Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.
Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Last Date

The last date for application is 15 November 2019.

Contact Details

Mr Prakash Chand Bairwa, Section Officer/Sec(Spl),
Security Dte./Railway Board, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi 
Phone: 011-23303283, 23303484 & 030-43283 (Rly)

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