KVPY Answer Key 2020
Updated on Jan 28, 2020 - 2:54 p.m. IST by Dinesh Goyal

KVPY Answer Key 2020 - IISc Bangalore will publish the answer key of KVPY 2020 for SA, SX and SB stream exams. The KVPY 2020 answer keys will be out within around three days after the exam. KVPY solutions will be provided on the official website as pdf files. However, the official KVPY answer key 2020 will be released later. But students can refer unofficial answer keys to calculate their probable scores of the KVPY 2020 exam. The question papers will also be published along with the KVPY 2020 answer key. The direct links to download KVPY SA, SX and SB answer keys will be given here. Students can raise objection in KVPY answer key 2020 by sending an email. KVPY written exam will be held on November 1, 2020. The result for the same will be announced by the second week of December 2020. Stay tuned with this article to get all updates about KVPY 2020 answer key, cutoff, result, etc.

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How to Download Official KVPY Answer Key 2020?

The answer keys of KVPY 2020 for SA, SX and SB will be released on the same day through the same website. Here the steps to download KVPY solution key 2020 from the official website:

  • Open the homepage of KVPY website by browsing with kvpy.iisc.ernet.in.

  • Now find the link of ‘KVPY 2020 answer key & question paper’ and tap the same.

  • It will lead to a new page, where students need to open the respective link of answer key as per their stream.

  • A pdf file containing KVPY answer key 2020 will open on the screen. Now click on the download button to save the file in the device.

KVPY Answer Key 2020 (SA, SX and SB) - Download Links


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KVPY SA answer key

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KVPY SX answer key

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KVPY SB answer key

Available soon

How to Raise Objection in KVPY Answer Key 2020?

Some students may have any doubt with the answer key while some may think that the answer mentioned in the key is wrong. Such students can apply for objection in KVPY 2020 answer key by sending their queries or comments through the mail. Here are the major highlights of applying for objection in KVPY solution:

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  • Mode - via Email

  • Last date to apply - November 14, 2020 (tentative)

  • Email to: applications.kvpy@iisc.ac.in

  • Objection Fees: No fees required

After receiving all the queries, the concerned authority will check the answers of the questions once again. The final KVPY answer key 2020 for all streams will be released after considering all the queries/comments.

How to use KVPY Answer key 2020?

Students can calculate their probable scores by using the KVPY 2020 answer key. Here the steps to calculate the scores of KVPY result:

For Part-1 marks

  • Calculate the correct answers in part 1 and multiply them with 1. Now calculate wrong answers in part 1 and multiply them with 0.25.

  • Then subtract wrong answer marks from the right answer marks to know the marks obtained in Part-1 paper.

For Part-2 Marks

  • Count the part-2 correct answers and multiply with 2. Multiply total wrong answers with 0.5.

  • Now subtract the wrong answer marks from the correct marks and the new figure will be paper 2 marks.

For Overall score

  • Add the marks of part-1 and part-2 paper.

KVPY 2020 Answer Key - Marking Scheme

Follow the marking scheme given in KVPY exam pattern 2020 while calculating the marks.

KVPY Marking Scheme


Stream SA Details

Stream SX/SB Details

No. of Questions

Part I: 60

Part II: 20

Part I: 80

Part II: 40

Total Questions



Need to Attempt


60 question from Part I and 20 from Part II

Marks Per Question

Part I: +1

Part II: +2

Negative Marking

Part I: -0.25

Part II: -0.5

Total Marks


What after KVPY Answer Key 2020?

In the next, the authority will release the result along with cutoff in the second week of December 2020. KVPY results are released in the form of merit list of selected candidates for the interview. Students who achieve KVPY cut off marks can check their names in the merit list and start preparing for interview.

Match Probable Scores with KVPY Cutoff

After calculating the estimate scores using KVPY answer key 2020, students should compare their marks with past years’ cutoff marks. Thus they can know the chances of selection for the next process.

KVPY Previous Year’s Cutoff Marks













Previous Years’ KVPY Answer key Links

Students preparing for forthcoming KVPY exam can download past year KVPY question papers to practise with the various questions. It will help them to analyze the preparation level. After solving the question paper they can refer to the respective year KVPY answer key from the following table.

Official KVPY Answer Key & Question Papers (SA, SX and SB)

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KVPY Answer Key 2020

Question: Can I apply for a change in the KVPY answer key?


Students can not apply for change but they can raise objections. If concerned authority will find any mistake in the KVPY 2020 answer key then they can revise it.

Question: Are there any wrong answers in KVPY SA answer key?


The answer keys of KVPY are prepared by experts so there are very few chances of wrong answers.

Question: Are there any chances of revision in KVPY 2020 answer key?


Yes KVPY answer key 2020 can be revised if authority finds any mistake in it.

Question: Where can I download the KVPY answer key in Hindi medium?


The answer key of KVPY 2020 is same for Hindi and English medium exam which will be given here.

Question: Will IISc provide descriptive KVPY solutions 2020?


No, only the answers of all the questions are communicated through KVPY answer key.

Question: What is the meaning of * in KVPY 2020 answer key?


Students can check the definition of * at the end of answer key pdf.

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can give kvpy in class 12 ? there is any role of class xi perentage?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 16th Feb, 2020


see you can appear in kvpy exam in 12th class, when you are in final year  of 10+2 course. there is no need to mention your 11 th percentage, but question will come from 11th and 12th syllabus both. so you need to study strictly for both of the exam.

follow the previous years question, and if you are preparing for jee main exam or neet exam, it is an added advantage for you.

all the best for your future.


Iam take a course PCMCs in 11th can I eligible for KVPY Exam and now iam studying in 11th

Akram Khan 29th Jan, 2020


The kvpy exam is held for different class group of students. 11 appearing students come under the stream SA. The eligibility for Student coming under S.A stream to apply for KVPY exam is as

eligibility  criteria - Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination immediately in the preceding academic year are eligible to appear for Aptitude test.

So according to above mentioned criteria you can give KVPY exam.

Hope you find this helpful. Best of luck.


can anyone send the link to check kvpy 2019 result

thomas joy 28th Jan, 2020

Hi there,

You can check the result of kishore vaigynik PY using this link


The apptitude test was conducted in the month of November 2019 and the results is announced recently.

Hope this will help you.

Thank you


online kvpy preparation programme

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 26th Jan, 2020
Before taking any preparation plan firstly I will suggest you to analyse the complete syllabus of KVPY and go through the expert advice and preparation tips of KVPY exam you can have it from the below link:
Now there are various coaching institute which offer online preparation program for KVPY exam so you can go through them.
Best of luck.

recommend any study material for sx stream . to get kvpy fellowship

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 26th Jan, 2020

Your basics need to be right and for that you need to study from NCERT books.

For Mathematics: Problem in IIT Maths, Mathematics for Class 12 by RD Sharms

For Physics: Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday, Robert and Jearl

Concept of Physics by DC Pandey

Tata Mc Graw Hill's book by HC Verma

Principles of Physics by Resnick and Haliday

For Chmistry: Modern ABC of Chemistry

NCERT Physical and Organic Chemistry

For Biology: Elementary Biology by Bhatia and Tyagi

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