How to check KVPY Result 2018?
Vaishnav Gautam, 14 Nov 2018, #KVPY

How to check KVPY Result 2018? - Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore will announce KVPY 2018 result  in the third week of December, 2018 in the online mode for the aptitude test in the form of pdfs. The result of KVPY 2018 will be declared separately for all the three streams, i.e., SA, SB and SX. KVPY 2018. KVPY this year was conducted on November 4, 2018 in 99 major cities across India. Candidates who qualify in the KVPY result 2018 for the aptitude test will have to face a personal interview before the final result will be announced. The final KVPY 2018 result will be a compilation of the marks obtained by candidates -75% weightage to scores in aptitude test and 25% for the performance in the interview. The final result of KVPY will be announced tentatively in April 2019. Know the step by step procedure to check the KVPY result 2018 below in this page.


How to check KVPY Result 2018?

KVPY Result will be available in the third week of December. Students can check their KVPY result by following the steps given below:

Step 1: Go to the official website of KVPY, the link to which has been provided on this page.

Step 2: When the page opens, you will see a table which would look something like this:

Step 3: Click on the appropriate link, choosing your stream and category, from the given table. 

Step 4: The PDF list will open in a new window.

Step 5: The list would contain serial numbers, roll numbers and name of all the qualified candidates.

Step 6: Look for your name, you can either do it manually or by using ‘Ctrl+F’ (Find Command).

Step 7: Print out the list and save a soft copy too, for further uses.

How is the KVPY Result displayed?

KVPY Result will be published differently for all the three streams, i.e., SA, SB and SX. The result will come in two stages - 1) Written Aptitude Test and 2) Final Result (after Interview). Both the results will be available on the KVPY official website. Results will be in the form of lists and will contain names, roll numbers and serial numbers of the candidates. 


Students will have to look for their names or roll numbers in the list. Written Aptitude Test will perform as a screening test and students who qualify in this will acquire the schedule and venue for the Interview. After the Interview is over, the marks from the Written Aptitude Test as well as the Interview will be compiled in 75% and 25% ratio, respectively and the Final Result will be produced.

What are SA, SB and SX streams?

Students will be able to choose to give the exam from three streams, which are, SA, SB and SX streams. All three of these streams are exclusive and aspirant may only choose a single stream. Let’s find out some more about all the three streams:

Three streams a student can apply through for KVPY

SA Stream

SX Stream

SB Stream

Students enrolled in class 11 can apply.


Eligibility: At least 75% marks with Maths and Science subjects in class 10th.


Activation of Scholarship: Only if the applicant joins an undergraduate course (UG) in Basic Sciences* immediately after plus two (without a drop year), having secured a minimum of 60% marks in total in Science subjects in class 12th


Students enrolled in class 12 can apply.


Eligibility: A minimum of 75% marks in Mathematics and Science subjects in class 10th and 60% marks in Mathematics and Science subjects in class 12th.


Activation of Scholarship:

Only if the applicant joins an undergraduate programme in Basic Sciences* immediately after plus two (without a drop year).

Students pursuing their first year of UG in Basic Sciences*.


Eligibility: A minimum of 60% marks in Mathematics and Science subjects in class 12th and 60% in the 1st year final examination of their undergraduate.


Continuation of Scholarship: Only if the applicant pursues further studies in Basic Sciences.


* Basic Sciences Courses include B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.

KVPY scholarship details

KVPY Fellowship will grant the following funds unto the candidate until the fellowship continues:

  • During 1st to 3rd years of B.Sc., B.S., B.Stat., B.Math., Int. M.Sc., Int. M.S., SA/SX/SB, the candidate will receive a sum of Rs. 5,000 monthly and an Annual Contingency Grant of Rs. 20,000.
  • During M.Sc./4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc./M.S./M.Math/M. Stat., the candidate will receive a monthly fellowship of Rs. 7,000 and an Annual Contingency Grant of Rs. 28,000.
  • Apart from these monetary benefits, candidates will also be encouraged to participate and perform in summer programme or projects each year from the second year of their undergraduate.
  • KVPY fellows will also be issued ID cards which will grant them access to National Laboratories/Universities, libraries etc.

How to renew KVPY scholarship?

There are particular guidelines a student needs to adhere to if they want the KVPY scholarship to be renewed. If these guidelines are not followed, the scholarship might get cancelled. Here are a few requirements candidates have to follow:

1) The scholarship will be cancelled if the student opts out of Basic Science courses in school/junior college/university.

2) The minimum level of academic performance should be  60% and it is necessary that the student passes all the subjects. 

3) Participation and performance in Summer Camp in the first year and afterwards if required.

4) The fellowship will only be provided if the student pursues any of the following in graduation or master’s:

B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics, Materials Science, Environmental Science or Geophysics.

How does KVPY help students?

KVPY is one of the most prestigious fellowship programmes and it offers a whole new avenue of opportunities for candidates. After becoming a KVPY fellow, it can be beneficial for you in a lot of ways, as illustrated below:

1) Monetary Benefits: KVPY provides monetary benefit monthly for as long as the candidate adheres to the guidelines put forth by authorities. The students, thus, have a constant source of money which provides security and does not get in the way for future endeavors.

2) Impressive on your Résumé: Clearing an exam which is sought after by the brightest minds in the nation surely looks good on your résumé. Being a KVPY fellow signifies that you battled with the competition and won, which signifies all the quality an employer looks for in an employee.

3) IISc: Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is highly coveted in India. Cutoffs reach the sky as there is only a single institute like this India, with no other branches. The uniqueness of the Institute mixed along with the credibility makes IISc a dream for students to be in. Admission into IISc is easier if the candidate is a KVPY Fellow.

4) Opportunities of Self-growth: Man must always strive to grow and KVPY is one fellowship that can do wonders for students who actually strive to achieve. KVPY is the gateway to Summer Camps, libraries, laboratories etc. all over India.

Careers in Science and Research

There are a lot of career options in Science and Research if the student is interested. Every area gives a chance of self-growth and analytical study to quench the intellectual hunger of the pursuer. Some of these exciting careers are:

  • Astronaut 

  • Astronomer 

  • Audiologist 

  • Biochemist 

  • Biologist 

  • Biomedical scientist 

  • Biotechnologist 

  • Botanist 

  • Chemical engineer 

  • Clinical engineer 

  • Clinical scientist

  • Criminal intelligence analyst 

  • Data analyst-statistician 

  • Ecologist Economist 

  • Forensic scientist 

  • Geneticist 

  • Geoscientist

  • Medical physicist 

  • Meteorologist 

  • Microbiologist 

  • Nanotechnologist 

  • Nuclear engineer 

  • Oceanographer 

  • Physicist

  • Scenes of crime officer 

  • Sports scientist 

  • Zoologist

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