KVPY 2017 Result analysis: 4075 candidates shortlisted for next round; Cut off dips
Jasleen Kaur Taneja, 23 Dec 2017, #KVPY

Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru has released KVPY 2017 result and cut off on December 22, 2017. The KVPY result has come as many as four days prior to the scheduled date of December 26, 2017. The result and cut off of KVPY 2017 was released for all streams and categories. According to the announced KVPY results 2017, a total of 4075 candidates have been shortlisted for the next round. Further, the shortlisted candidates will be called for interview process which are likely to be held during January 15 to February 20, 2018.


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The KVPY result mentions the Serial Number, Application Number, Name of the candidates and Roll Number. Among the 4075 shortlisted students, 1470 belong to the general category who have been called for the interview round whereas the number of candidates called for interview from SC/ ST and PwD category is 119 and 6, respectively for the stream SA. For SB stream, the number of candidates called for interview for General, SC/ST and PwD categories is 169, 8 and 3 respectively. Moreover, in the SX stream, 2116, 176 and 8 students are called from General, SC/ST and PwD categories respectively. The total number of candidates shortlisted in SA, SB and SX streams are 1595, 180 and 2300 respectively. 


KVPY Cut off 2017: Trend shift


The provisional cut off of KVPY 2017 saw a downward trend this year. Last year the KVPY cutoff for General category in SA, SB and SX stream was 50, 48 and 57 respectively. This year, it decreased to 45,43 and 53 respectively. Where the cut off for SC/ST category for the year 2016 was 40, 34 and 40 for SA, SB and SX streams, in 2017 it is 35, 33 and 43 respectively. Similarly, for the PwD category, the cut off was 40, 34 and 40 for SA, SB and SX streams respectively in the year 2016. In 2017, it is 35, 33 and 43 respectively.


What next?


The students shortlisted for the round of interview will be communicated about the interview dates, time and venue by email and on the KVPY official website. The interviews are likely to be held between January 15 and February 20, 2018. The final KVPY result will be declared in March, 2018 and the Fellowship programme will tentatively begin from August 2019-2020.


KVPY Cut Off Trend - 2017, 2016, 2015



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