KVPY Application Form 2020
Updated on Nov 1, 2019 - 6:08 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

KVPY Application Form 2020- IISc, Bangalore will release the online application form of KVPY 2020 in the 2nd week of July 2020. Eligible students should visit the official website www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in to fill the KVPY 2020 application form. The last date to submit the KVPY application form 2020 will fall in the third week of August 2020. Students studying in Class 11th, 12th and 1st year of UG course are eligible to apply for KVPY. The online KVPY 2020 application form includes Registration, filling of personal and academic details, uploading of required documents, and fee payment. To complete the KVPY application form 2020, students have to pay a fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rs.500 for SC/ST/PH/PWD). The application fee can be submitted by using a credit card, debit card or net banking. IISc, Bangalore will conduct the KVPY 2020 on the first Sunday of November 2020. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national level scholarship exam. It is a computer-based test to be held in 111 exam cities across the country. Read the article to check KVPY application form 2020 dates, registration process, fee and more-

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KVPY Application Form 2020 Dates

All the applicants should be aware of the KVPY 2020 dates to complete the entire application process of time. Students should note that no KVPY application form 2020 will be accepted after the last date.

KVPY Registration Dates (Tentative)

KVPY Application Dates
Start Date of KVPY 2020 Registration
July 8, 2020
Last Date to Submit KVPY Application Form 2020
August 20, 2020
Deadline to Pay Fee
August 31, 2020
KVPY 2020 Exam Date
November 1, 2020

KVPY 2020 Eligibility Criteria

No ineligible student will be able to submit the KVPY application form 2020. Hence, each aspirant should carefully read the given eligibility before applying for the KVPY exam.

KVPY Eligibility

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Class 11th students who have passed class 10th with Mathematics & Science with a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PwD) are eligible for SA stream.
Class 12th students who have passed class 10th with Mathematics & Science with a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PwD) are eligible for SX stream.
Students who have enrolled in the 1st year of the UG program in Basic Science and have scored at least 60% (50% for SC/ST/PwD category) in 10+2 exams are eligible for SB stream.

Documents Required for KVPY Application Form 2020

Students should keep given documents ready before filling the KVPY 2020 application form. Without the given documents, the KVPY application form 2020will be rejected without any notification. All the documents should be uploaded in soft copies.

KVPY Application Documents

File Size
Less than 80 KB
Less than 150 KB
Caste Certificate (SC/ST)
Less than 300 KB
Medical Certificate (PwD)
Less than 300 KB

  • The signature should be made with Black or Blue Ink on a white colored background for better visibility.
  • Recent and colored photograph in a white or light-colored background

How to fill KVPY Application Form 2020 Online?

There are three steps to fill the KVPY application form 2020. One should follow the steps given below for hassle-free filling of the form-

Step-wise Process to Apply for KVPY 2020

Step 1- Online KVPY Registration 2020

Step 2- Filling up details in KVPY Application Form 2020

Step 3- Upload Images of Photograph and Signature

Step 4- Application Fee Payment

Step 5- Downloading Confirmation Page

KVPY Application 2020 Process Video

Step 1: KVPY Registration 2020

  • Go to the official website, kvpy.iisc.ernet.in
  • Click on the "Applications" link available on the home page.
  • Now, students will be redirected to the registration page listing the important instructions
  • Select the checkbox and click on "Login"

1571161429637New users should 'Click here for registration' to access the KVPY registration form.

Now, entre the given details correctly in the KVPY Application Form 2020

  • Name of the candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Presently studying in class
  • Stream
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID
  • Nationality


Fill the details, captcha, check the 'I agree' option and click on Register to complete the KVPY registration process. After successful registration, students will receive their login ID and password via email and text message.

Step 2- Filling Details in KVPY Application Form 2020

After successful KVPY registration, students have to login by using a computer-generated user ID and password to fill the KVPY 2020 application form. Below given details to be entered correctly and within the speculated time.

  • Filling Personal Details- in this section, candidates have to entre their category, gender and complete address in the application form of KVPY 2020.
  • Academic Details - Now, proceed further to entre the academic details such as school name, educational qualification, minimum aggregate marks, etc in the KVPY application form.
  • Uploading Documents and Exam Centre Preference- Re-check the details and upload the above-mentioned document such as photograph and signature in the prescribed specification. Also, select the exam language and test centres.

Step 3- Payment of KVPY 2020 Application Fee

  • Students need to pay the KVPY application fee in online mode.
  • The application fee can be remitted via credit card/debit card/net banking.
  • KVPY application fee once paid is non-refundable.

KVPY Application Fee



General & OBC

Rs. 1000/-


Rs. 500/-

KVPY Application Form 2020- Important Instructions

Before proceeding to fill in the application form of KVPY 2020, candidates must go through the important instructions.

  • Carefully read the eligibility and important instructions available with application form to avoid any error.
  • Keep all the required documents ready before filling the KVPY application form 2020
  • Incomplete application forms will be rejected without any prior notice.
  • After submitting the fee, the amount will not be refunded in any case. Hence, fill the KVPY 2020 application form correctly.
  • 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 2020
  • Students will receive the further information about KVPY on their registered e-mail or phone number. Hence, enter the valid and working email/ phone number.
  • All applicants should download the confirmation page for future use.

KVPY Application Form 2020 Status

  • Students should use their KVPY Login details to access their account and to check the KVPY application form submission status.
  • IISc will not provide any facility for KVPY 2020 application form correction.

KVPY Application Form 2020 - Contact Details

In case of any queries related to KVPY application form, students are advised to contact the below given contact details-

Phone Number- 080 - 22932975/76, 080- 23601008 & 080 - 22933536

Candidates can contact these numbers between 10:00 AM and 05:00 PM on working days only.

KVPY 2020 Test Centres

Students have to fill at least 3 preferences of the examination centre in the KVPY application form 2020. The exam authority will allot the nearest examination centre based on first-come-first-serve-basis. Check the list of exam centres below

KVPY Exam Centres


Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi


Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela

Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati, Tezpur

West Bengal

Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hoogly, Kolkata, Siliguri

New Delhi

Ambala, Faridabad, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Gurgaon, Hisar

Jammu & Kashmir

Jalandhar, Patiala, Ludhiana, Mohali


Ajmer, Jodhpur, Sikar, Jaipur, Udaipur

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Noida, Varanasi, Allahabad, Greater Noida, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow,

Andhra Pradesh

Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Tirupathi, Visakhapatnam


Belagavi, Bengaluru, Chikkamangaluru, Davanagere, Bidar, Chikkaballapura, Dharwad, Kalaburagi, Mandya, Hassan, Hubballi, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Puttur, Shivamogga


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

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Kanchipuram, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem


Mapusa, Panaji


Ahamedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodra

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Indore


Amaravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Thane


Bilaspur, Raipur

KVPY Admit Card 2020

Applicants will be able to download their KVPY 2020 admit card in the second week of October 2020. The admit card will contain the details like date, time and venue of the examination. Each applicant should bring their respective admit card while appearing in the examination. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to attempt the exam. Only students whose KVPY application form 2020 is accepted successfully will be able to download the admit card.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KVPY Application Form 2020

Question: How to make correction in KVPY centres?


Students can send an email regarding their issue to applications.kvpy@iisc.ac.in

Question: Can I edit my KVPY 2020 application form after submission?


No, after submitting the online KVPY application form 2020, applicants won't be able to make changes. Hence, it is suggested to recheck the details before hitting submit tab.

Question: Is there any provision to submit KVPY applications with late fee?


No, the exam conducting body will not provide any facility to submit the KVPY 2020 application form after the deadline. 

Question: What are the documents to be uploaded with KVPY 2020 registration form?


Students should upload the scanned copy of their passport size photograph and signature.

Question: How to check KVPY application form status?


After submitting the KVPY application form 2020, students can check their application status by logging in through their registered accounts.

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


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 2020 form?


Students are advised to use their personal number, address or e-mail ID for KVPY 2020 registration.

Question: I am unable to upload my photograph in KVPY application form 2020. What to do?


Students are advised to check the size and format of the photograph. All the documents should be uploaded in the given size and format only.

Question: Can I avail any other scholarship along with KVPY 2020?


Students can only avail 1 scholarship at a time.

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Questions related to KVPY

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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


wat do u mean by kvpy sb stream.

jishua thomas 26th Jan, 2020

hello aspirant,,,

Stream SX : The students studying in class 12 (Science Subjects) have to choose Stream SX while appearing for KVPY Exam 2018. Stream SB : The students studying in first year of any undergraduate program in Basic Sciences, B.Sc./B.S./B. Stat./B. Math./Int.

hope this information was useful to you..

all the best



Malini S N 19th Jan, 2020


You can apply for the stream SX exam and to be eligible,you must score a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in Mathematics and Science subjects (PCB) in Class 12th. You should have also obtained at least 75% (65% in case of SC/ST/PWD) in class 10th.

If you have enrolled yourselves in the first year of an undergraduate program in basic Sciences,then you will be eligible for SB stream exam and you will be eligible if you have a aggregate of  60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and science subjects in class 12th exams.


i am in 12 mpc now. can i appear for kvpy exam?

sudheer kumar 16th Jan, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

Yes you can apply for KVPY exam this year. As kvpy is conducted for students of class 11 and 12 every year.

Visit the given link for more information:



kvpy exam kya h.................

Aditya kumar Student Expert 5th Jan, 2020
Hi Praveen


  • Actually KVPY stands for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana .

  • It is a national level scholarship examination which is conducted to promote and encourage highly talented  students to opt for research .
This exam is especially for those students who want to pursue higher education in basic science.

  • It is initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India.

  • As per the eligibility criteria of KVPY , those who are in class 11th, 12th and 1st year of UG courses in basic science are eligible for SA, SX and SB streams, respectively

For detail information about Kvpy and more go through our page for which link is provided below :-

I hope that it helps you

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