KVPY Application Form 2018
Khushboo Verma, 01 Sep 2018, #KVPY

KVPY Application Form 2018 -The registration for KVPY was opened from July 11 by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Banglore for SA, SX and SB streams. The last date to fill application form was August 31, 2018 till 5 pm. The online application fee payment date for candidates registered for KVPY 2018 has been extended till September 7, 2018 (5 pm). Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) exam will be conducted on November 4, 2018. Students who are studying in class 11, 12 and UG first year can apply for KVPY.

The process of KVPY application form 2018 involves three steps- registration, entering details and making payment. Candidates need to have a valid email address and mobile number to register and fill the KVPY application form. The KVPY application fee of Rs.1000 for General and OBC category and Rs.500 for SC/ST/PH/PWD (excluding bank charges) is to be paid using the credit card, debit card or net banking.

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The selected candidates by KVPY exam are awarded scholarships to pursue their undergraduate and research studies in basic sciences. In this article, candidates can get more details related to KVPY registration process 2018 such as how to fill the application form, fee, mode of payment, documents required and last date to apply for the KVPY 2018 exam.


Latest: The last date for application payment of KVPY for a registered candidate has been extended till September 7, 2018 till 5 pm. 

To Register, Fill KVPY 2018 Application Form and Online Fee Payment, Click Here 


Important dates related to KVPY Application Form 2018


Students should check the table to know KVPY important dates



Online KVPY Application Form begins

July 11, 2018 at 5 PM

Last date for submitting KVPY application

August 31, 2018 at 5 PM

Application Fee Payment Closes

September 7, 2018 at 5 PM

Availability of Admit card

 October 12, 2018

KVPY 2018 Exam

November 4, 2018 (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 2018

Candidates who are applying for KVPY 2018 must check the detailed eligibility criteria given below. The KVPY eligibility criteria 2018 includes educational conditions for each stream-SA/SX/SB, which candidates must fulfill to avail the fellowship programme.

Nationality -To fill KVPY application form 2018, the candidate must be a citizen of India.


KVPT 2018 Eligibility Criteria




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 minimum 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 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 Needed for KVPY Application Form 2018

Before filling application form of KVPY, ensure that you have the below-mentioned documents and details with you:

  • Candidate's valid Email ID and Phone Number/Mobile Number

  • Academic documents as per the eligibility criteria of KVPY 2018

  • 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

DocumentsSpecifications for KVPY Application Form 2018





1) Recent and coloured photograph

2)white or light coloured background

3) file size not more than 150 KB


JPG/JPEG file format

1) Black or Blue Ink

2) white coloured background for better visibility

3) 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 2018

Before starting the KVPY application process, candidates must go through the important instructions.

  • Before filling up the application form, candidates must check KVPY eligibility criteria and other important instructions

  • Students should keep the required documents ready before proceeding to fill KVPY application form 2018

  • In case of incomplete applications or a student found to be ineligible at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled right away

  • The application fee for KVPY is non-refundable. No money will be returned to students in case their application form is rejected

  • Before submitting the KVPY application form 2018, candidates should carefully verify the data. Once submitted, no changes in the application form will be entertained.


For a step-by-step guide, read How to Fill KVPY Application Form 2018


How to fill KVPY Application Form 2018

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

1. Online registration

2. Application form filling-personal details, academic details and uploading of documents

3. Submit the application form and make payment


Let us go through each step in detail


Step 1: KVPY Registration

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on login as reflected on the image below:

kvpy login


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



  • Now aspirants will be directed to the login page as shown in the image below.

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 Iagreeoption and click on Register to complete the registration process.

kvpy capcha



  • The following window will appear after registration where candidates will get their KVPY user IDs. Students will also receiver their login ID and password via email and text message. Note the login ID and password for future use.



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 KVPY Application Form 2018


Candidates have to login using their user ID and password to fill the application form of KVPY. Candidates have to fill the following details in KVPY application form 2018:

  • Personal Details - Candidates have to fill their basic details in the KVPY 2018 application form, such as gender, category and address and then click on save and next

  • 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

  •  Uploading Documents and Exam Preference - Here, students have to slelect the preferred language for appearing in the exam, preference for the test centres (maximum 4), and upload their photograph and signature. Now candidates can submit the KVPY application form 2018 after preview.



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


Step 3. KVPY 2018 Application Fee payment

The fee for KVPY application form 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 2018 Application Form submission status

Candidates can check the status of KVPY 2018 application form by logging in using their user Id and password. It is advisable for candidates to download and keep a printout of the KVPY application form 2018 for future reference.


KVPY Application Form Correction and Preview

Candidates must preview the application form of KVPY 2018 prior to the final submission. There will be no option for correction once the form is submitted successfully. They must, therefore, preview the KVPY application form 2018 before submitting it.


What after KVPY Application Form 2018?

All the eligible registered candidates will be able to download their KVPY 2018 admit card for the examination which will be released in the second week of October 2018. The admit card will consist of the details regarding when and where the examination will be conducted along with other information. It is essential for all candidates to produce the admit card at the exam centre. Without the exam centre, the candidates will not be allowed to attempt the examination.


KVPY Application Form 2018 - FAQs


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

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


Question: Can I submit the KVPY application form 2018 with late fee?

Answer: No, the application form must be submitted by September 7, 2018 - 5 PM.


Question: What are the documents to be uploaded with KVPY application form 2018?

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 2018?

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


Question: Can I edit/modify my application details after submission of application form?

Answer: No. Once you submit the KVPY application form 2018, 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 have already registered themselves 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 KVPY application form 2018?

Answer: Candidates are advised to use their personal number, address or e-mail ID to register for KVPY 2018.


Question: What 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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