KVPY Application Form 2019
Maniprabha.singh, 04 Jun 2019, #KVPY

KVPY Application Form 2019 - IISc, Banglore will issue the online application forms for KVPY 2019 in the first week of July. The application forms will be available on the official website of KVPY, kvpy.iisc.ernet.in. Aspirants should carefully check the eligibility terms filling the KVPY 2019 application form. Students who are studying in class 11, 12 and UG first year can apply for KVPY exam till the last week of August 2019. The online application process starts with KVPY registration where students have to provide their basic communication details such as Email ID and mobile number. After online registration, the next step is to fill the KVPY application form with correct information and uploading the required documents. In the last step, students have to pay KVPY application fee of Rs.1000 for General and OBC category and Rs.500 for SC/ST/PH/PWD (excluding bank charges) by using a credit card, debit card or net banking. Refer the given information to fill the KVPY 2019 application form online such as mode of payment, necessary documents, KVPY 2019 last date and more-

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an all-India level scholarship exam which will be conducted on November 3, 2019. It is a computer-based or online exam. Candidates who qualify the KVPY aptitude test and interview are awarded scholarships to pursue their undergraduate and research studies in basic sciences.

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Latest: KVPY 2019 Registration will commence from the first week of July 2019.

KVPY Application Form 2019 Important Dates

Students should check the table to know KVPY important dates



Online KVPY 2019 Application Form begins

First week of July 2019

Last date for submitting KVPY application form

Last week of August 2019

Application Fee Payment Closes

First week of September 2019

Availability of Admit card

Second week of October 2019

KVPY 2019 Exam Date

November 3, 2019 (Sunday)

KVPY examination timings

SA-9:30 am to 12:30am, SB/SX-2pm to 5pm

KVPY reporting timings to the centres

SA-8: 30 am, SB/SX-1pm

KVPY Eligibility Criteria

Candidates want to submit the KVPY 2019 application form must go through the detailed eligibility criteria. The KVPY eligibility criteria include academic conditions for each stream-SA/SX/SB, which candidates must fulfil to avail the fellowship programme.

Nationality -To fill KVPY application form 2019, the candidate must be a citizen of India.




Candidates who enrolled themselves in Class 11th (science stream) can apply for this exam.

Minimum Marks: As per KVPY eligibility criteria, candidates must pass class 10th with Mathematics & Science subjects with a minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST/PwD).


Qualifying Exam: Candidates who have taken admission in class 12th (science subjects) can apply.

Minimum Marks: Candidates must score a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PwD) in Mathematics and Science subjects (PCB) in Class 12th. Candidates also have to obtain at least 75% (65% in case of SC/ST/PwD) in class 10th.


Qualifying Exam: Candidates who enrolled in the 1st year of the UG programme in Basic Science (Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology)- B.Sc/BS/B.Math./B.Stat./MS/Int. M.Sc) can apply for this exam.

Minimum Marks: Candidates must score at least 60% (50% in case of SC/ST/PwD category) in 10+2 examination. In the first year of their final exam in B.Sc/BS/B.Math./B.Stat./MS/Int. M.Sc, students must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD).

Documents to be uploaded while filling KVPY 2019 Application Form

Before filling the application form of KVPY, candidates must ensure that they have a soft-copy of the below-mentioned documents:

  • Candidate's valid Email ID and Phone Number/Mobile Number
  • Academic documents as per the eligibility criteria of KVPY
  • Scanned copies of photograph and signature
  • Scanned copy of caste (SC and ST) and medical certificate (for PWD) in pdf format
  • For Online Payment of KVPY Application Fee - Credit card, debit card and net banking details

Documents Specifications





  1. A recent and coloured photograph
  2. White or light coloured background
  3. File size not more than 150 KB


JPG/JPEG file format

  • Black or Blue Ink
  • White coloured background for better visibility
  • File size not more than 80 KB

Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates

Pdf format (less than 300 KB)

Medical certificate for PWD candidates

Pdf format

Important Instructions before filling KVPY Application Form 2019

Before proceeding to fill in the application form of KVPY 2019, candidates must go through the important instructions.

  • Read carefully the eligibility criteria and other important instructions
  • Students should keep the required documents ready before proceeding to fill the KVPY 2019 application form
  • In case of incomplete applications or a student found to be ineligible at any stage, the candidature will be cancelled right away
  • The application fee is non-refundable. No money will be returned to students in case their application form is rejected.
  • Before submitting the application form of KVPY 2019, candidates should carefully verify the data. Once submitted, no changes in the application form will be entertained.

How to fill KVPY Application Form 2019 Online?

There are three steps to fill the application form. One should follow the steps given below for hassle-free filling of the form-

Step 1- Online KVPY 2019 Registration- With basic details, students have to register themselves on the KVPY portal by entering their Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, Password and more.

Step 2- Filling up of KVPY 2019 application form- In this step, students have to provide personal and academic details such as Father's Name, Category, Gender, Date of Birth

Step 3- Upload Images of Photograph and Signature- Candidates have to upload the scanned images of some important documents in specified size and format.

Step 4- Application Fee Payment- After providing the details, candidates have to pay the application fee in online mode.

Step 5- Downloading Confirmation Page- Upon submitting the online KVPY 2019 application form, download and save confirmation page.

Let's check the detailed application process in given steps-

Step 1: KVPY Registration 2019

Visit the official website, kvpy.iisc.ernet.in and click on the "Login for Application" as reflected on the image below, to fill KVPY application form 2019

kvpy login

Candidates will be directed to a page given below. After going through the instructions of KVPY application form 2019 carefully, they need to tick the checkbox and click on login

Note- It is mandatory to fill the application with correct information, else, candidates KVPY applications will be rejected without any prior notification.


Now, aspirants will be directed to the login page as shown in the image below. If you have already registered on them fill the User ID and password otherwise follow the given steps for "New Registration".

kvpy login

Click on the button 'Click here for registration'. After clicking on the button, the registration form will appear.

Screenshot of KVPY registration form

Fill the details, captcha, check the 'I agree' option and click on Register to complete the KVPY 2019 registration process.

kvpy capcha

  • The following window will appear after registration where candidates will get their KVPY user IDs.
  • Students will also receive their login ID and password via email and text message.
  • Candidates should save the login ID and password as they will require them for downloading admit card, checking result and more.

Note: IISc will send important information in connection with the exam and KVPY application on your registered E-mail/Mobile number, so candidates must ensure that they fill valid and correct information as it will be not be changed once submitted.

Step 2. Filling Details in KVPY 2019 Application Form

Candidates now need to login using their user ID and password to fill the application form of KVPY. Candidates have to fill the following details in KVPY online form:

Filling Personal Details

Candidates have to fill their basic details in the KVPY application form 2019 and then click on save and next. Check the list of details

  • Gender
  • Category
  • Present Address

Academic Details - Students have to fill educational qualification details, name and address of the school or college and then click on save and next button

  • Exam Board
  • Aggregate Marks in Science Subjects & Mathematics
  • Name & Address of School
  • Qualifying examination & Date of Joining

Uploading Documents and Exam Centre Preference

  • Here, students have to select the preferred language for appearing in the exam, preference for the test centres (maximum 4), and upload their photograph and signature.
  • Before uploading the documents, make sure the size and format of documents are correct else you won't be able to submit the KVPY application form 2019
  • Now, candidates can submit the KVPY 2019 application form after preview.

There are 99 cities where the KVPY exam will be conducted. Check the complete list of KVPY 2019 Exam Cities here!

Step 3. KVPY 2019 Application Fee Payment

The fee for KVPY application form 2019 has to be paid online via credit card/debit card/net banking. Once KVPY application fee has been remitted, they can check the updated status of KVPY application form after logging in. Fee once paid is non-refundable. Details of KVPY application fee are given below:

KVPY Application Fee



General and OBC

Rs. 1000


Rs. 500

KVPY Test Centres

In the KVPY application form, candidates should fill two-three preferences of the examination centre. The exam authority will review the exam centre preference of the students and availability to allot the nearest examination centre. The examination centre will be allotted on first-come-first-serve-basis. Students can check the complete address of the examination venue in their hall ticket.

KVPY 2019 Application Form Status

Candidates can check the status of their application form by logging in to their account. Candidates should use their user Id and password generated at the time of registration to log in. It is advisable for candidates to download and keep a printout of the confirmation page and submitted KVPY application form for future reference.

KVPY Application Form 2019 Correction

Candidates must preview the application form of KVPY 2019 prior to the final submission. There will be no option for a correction once the form is submitted successfully. They must, therefore, preview the KVPY application form 2019 before submitting it.

What after KVPY 2019 Registration

All the eligible registered candidates will be able to download their KVPY 2019 admit card for the examination which will be released in the second week of October 2019. The admit card will consist of the details regarding the date, time and venue of the examination along with other information. It is essential for all candidates to produce the admit card at the exam centre. Without the KVPY admit card, candidates will not be allowed to attempt the exam.

KVPY 2019 Application Form- FAQs

Question: Can I submit the application form in the offline mode?

Answer: No, there is no option for submitting the KVPY application form 2019 in the offline mode. The application form is released only in online mode.

Question: Can I submit the KVPY online form with the late fee?

Answer: No, the application form must be submitted before the last date (that will be stated in the form).

Question: What are the documents to be uploaded with KVPY 2019 registration form?

Answer: Candidates are required to upload the scanned copy of their passport size photograph and signature.

Question: How can I check my application status for KVPY 2019?

Answer: After submitting the application form along with the prescribed fee, candidates can check their application status by logging in through their registered accounts.

Question: Can I edit/modify my application details after submitting the KVPY application form 2019?

Answer: No. Once you submit the online registration form of KVPY, you won’t be facilitated with any option for editing the form.

Question: I forgot my application details. How can I obtain my application number?

Answer: Candidates who have gotten themselves registered can obtain their application details by clicking on 'Forgot Application Number or Password' option, which they can find on the KVPY Application Window.

Question: Can I use my friend's mobile number for filling the KVPY 2019 form?

Answer: Candidates are advised to use their personal number, address or e-mail ID for KVPY 2019 registration.

Question: What is the KVPY scholarship amount awarded?

Answer: The amount of scholarship awarded by KVPY is mentioned below:

Basic Sciences

Monthly Fellowship

Annual Contingency Grant

SA/SX/SB - during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S.



SA/SX/SB - during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.



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