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Apply for PM Scholarship Scheme 2022: Details Inside

University Grants Commission (UGC) has made CUET (Common University Entrance Examination) compulsory for admission in undergraduate programmes in all Central Universities from the academic session 2022-23.

Abha Toppo
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The government has issued a notification for the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for general stream students in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. University Grants Commission (UGC) has made CUET (Common University Entrance Examination) compulsory for admission in undergraduate programmes in all Central Universities from the academic session 2022-23.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will administer the exam in July 2022, with registration beginning on April 2nd, 2022 on the NTA portal.

All aspiring students from J&K and Ladakh who wish to benefit from PMSSS should apply for registration and appear for CUET as and when it is held for admissions to Central Universities, State Universities, and other Private Universities for the academic year 2022-23.

Roles & Responsibilities:

An Expert Group was constituted by Prime Minister on 18th August 2010 in the context of enhancing employment opportunities among youths of Jammu & Kashmir and formulating a job plan involving public and private sectors.

Every year fresh scholarships are given to J&K Students to pursue undergraduate studies outside the State of Jammu and Kashmir for improving their skills by providing access to education. The scheme was started in 2011 and modified from time to time to make the Scheme student-friendly.

Main objectives of Scheme:

  • Evolving guidelines for proper implementation of the scheme to fulfill the objectives.

  • To Conduct Awareness Workshops about the Scheme.

  • To Conduct Counselling for admission of candidates to different programs/courses.

  • Disbursal of Scholarship for the eligible Candidates.

  • Redressal of Grievances of PMSSS Candidates.

For more information, all students should visit the NTA portal and the UGC website.

NTA Website: https://nta.ac.in

UGC Website: https://www.ugc.ac.in

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