KVPY Admit Card 2018
Khushboo Verma, 03 Nov 2018, #KVPY

KVPY Admit Card 2018 - The admit card for KVPY is available online till the exam date, i.e., November 4, 2018. Candidates can download KVPY admit card by clicking on the link given below in this article. To download KVPY hall ticket 2018 for SA, AX and SB streams, students have to enter their user id and password to log into their application form and then download it from the 'Assessment' tab. IISc Bangalore has released the admit card of KVPY on October 12, 2018, and only those candidates who have successfully filled the application form can download the admit card. Kishor Vaigyanic Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2018 exam was conducted on November 4 at various test centres across India (see the table below).

Students are required to take the KVPY admit card 2018 and a valid photo ID to the examination hall. They will not be allowed to write the exam without these documents. IISc Bangalore will conduct the KVPY 2018 aptitude test in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only for streams SA, SX SB. Know the steps to download KVPY admit card below.

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KVPY Admit Card 2018 - Overview


Dates (s)

KVPY Admit Card Availability

October 12 till November 4

KVPY Exam Date

November 4, 2018 (Done)

Mode of KVPY Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration of Exam

3 hours

KVPY Official Website


KVPY 2018 Exam Day Instructions    

  •  Candidates have to reach the KVPY exam at least half an hour before the exam. Since the exam starts at 10 am, candidates have to reach by 9: 30 am.    

  •  The seat number and room of the candidate will be provided to the students at the exam.     

  •  Candidates have to show their KVPY hall ticket 2018 to the invigilator before entering the exam hall.     

  •  The test is of 3 hours duration.     

  •  The answers to the questions have to on an OMR sheet.    

  •  Candidates have to fill the answers in the ovals with an HB pencil

What is not allowed at the exam hall of KVPY 2018?

  • Programmable calculators   

  • Mobile Phone, Ipads etc.

  • Notebooks

Documents required at the exam hall

Besides the admit card of KVPY, students have to take the following items to the exam hall of KVPY 2018

  •  Aadhaar Card   

  •  Voter ID

  •  Passport

  •  Driving License

  •  Pan Card

How to download KVPY Admit Card 2018?

Candidates can download the admit card of KVPY 2018 from October 12 till November 4, the day of the exam. Only candidates whose application form has been accepted can download KVPY hall ticket 2018. The process to download KVPY admit card 2018 has been provided below in steps:   

Step 1: Click on the link 'Download KVPY Admit Card 2018' link given above.

Step 2: Log into the application form by submitting the applicant's User ID and Password.

Step 3: Click on KVPY Admit card tab.

Step 4: Select the Assessment button from the drop-down on the window.

Step 5: Click on the search tab.

Step 6: Download KVPY Hall ticket 2018.

Step 7: Candidates should verify the details mentioned on the admit card of  KVPY before downloading it.

What if you can't download KVPY Hall Ticket 2018

There might be various reasons why a candidate is unable to download the Hall Ticket of KVPY. 

Forgot User ID and password of KVPY: There are chances that candidates may forget their User ID or Password. 

In that case, students must follow the  steps to retrieve the same:

  • Click on the 'Forgot Password' tab which is provided on the right side of the login window,

  • The new User ID and Password will be sent to the registered mail id and contact number.

Note: If you still find some problem you can contact the KVPY officials via mail.


Low Internet speed: Candidates are sometimes unable to download admit cards because of low Internet speed. In that case, they should go back to the website later and try to download the admit card. The application form is not accepted: KVPY hall ticket as their applications form is not accepted by IISc Bangalore mainly due to wrong information or the student does not fulfil the eligibility criteria. Although such a situation is rare, students are advised to go through the KVPY eligibility criteria properly before applying for the exam.

Details mentioned on KVPY Admit Card 2018

The following details will be mentioned on the admit card of KVPY:

  • Candidate's Name    

  • Roll Number    

  • Registration Number    

  • Category    

  • Exam Centre    

  • Candidate's Photograph and Signature

  • Stream of Exam    

  • Exam Timing    

  • Exam day Guidelines


What if there are mistakes in the KVPY Admit Card

Once students download the hall tickets of KVPY they must immediately check it for any mistakes. Some of the mistakes in the admit card maybe name, wrong exam or category status. In that case, students are advised to contact the exam authorities to rectify the same. Candidates can call at the following phone number of IISc, Bangalore to get their mistakes rectified:

IISc Bangalore, Telephone: (080) 22932975 / 76, (080)23601008

KVPY Exam Pattern

KVPY exam pattern can provide participants with information like the marking scheme, time duration, type and number of questions asked etc. Students, therefore, can make a study plan on the basis of the prescribed syllabus and exam pattern. Candidates can also see How to prepare for KVPY 2018 exam to gain an effective strategy to tackle the exam. Here is the exam pattern for KVPY 2018:

KVPY Exam Pattern for SA stream 2018


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KVPY Exam Pattern for SB/SX stream 2018


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KVPY Cut off 2017

IISc will release KVPY cut off which will dictate the minimum marks required to pass KVPY 2018. Past year's cut off trends help students make realistic goals on how their performance should be in the oncoming exam. Check out the table below for more information on KVPY cut off for 2017:

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KVPY Exam Centres

IISc, Banglore released a list of KVPY exam centres which was available to the candidates to be filled at the time of application. Candidates can opt for four choices in all. KVPY has an exam centre in all the major cities mentioned below in the table.

Exam Centres of KVPY





Patna (Bihar)

Panaji (Goa)

Chandigarh (Chandigarh)

Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)

Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi (Jharkhand)

Ahamedabad, Anand, Rajkot, Vadodra (Gujarat)

Delhi (Delhi-NCR)

Belagavi, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chikkamangaluru, Davanagere, Dharwad, Haliyal, Hassan, Hubballi, Kalaburagi, Mandya, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udupi (Karnataka)

Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela (Orissa)

Amaravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Thane (Maharashtra)

Ambala, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Karnal, Kurukshetra (Haryana)

Hyderabad (Telangana)

Naharlagun (Arunachal Pradesh)

Bilaspur, Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir)

Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur (Kerala)

Guwahati, Tezpur (Assam)

Bhopal, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)

Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala (Punjab)

Puducherry (Puducherry)

Shillong (Meghalaya)

Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar (Rajasthan)

Chennai, Coimbatore, Kanchipuram, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem (Tamil Nadu)

Agarthala (Tripura)

Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Kolkata, Siliguri (West Bengal)

Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

KVPY Question Papers

Students must practice the sample papers/ previous year question papers to successfully clear the exam. It not only helps in the understanding of exam pattern but also helps in the weak areas to work on. One must start with these papers only after completing the syllabus once.

KVPY Mock Test

It enables one to experience the actual exam environment as well as provides hands-on with a computer-based test. It is very beneficial for the first time test givers. The time for the mock test is 3 hours the same as the actual exam. One can practice as many numbers of times as one wants.

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