KVPY Application Form 2018

KVPY Application FormKVPY Application Form 2018: Indian Institute of Science (IISc) will release the application form of KVPY 2018 in the third week of July. Students can fill the application form in the online mode for all the streams - SA, SX and SB. Filling the KVPY application form 2018 involves three steps- registration, filling details and payment. The application fee for general and OBC category is Rs. 1000 while for SC/ST/PH/Pwd it is Rs. 500. Candidates who pursue undergraduate programme in basic science can fill KVPY application form. Students can fill the form before third week of August. Before filling the form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria for appearing the KVPY exam. Check KVPY application form 2018 to get more details on how to fill the application form online, upload documents, fee payment and form submission. 

 

KVPY Application Form 2018 - Important Dates

Events

Dates (Day)

Official Notification

June 2018

Online Application Process begins

Third week of July 2018

Last date of submitting application form

Third week of August 2018

KVPY Computer based exam

First week of November 2018

KVPY Application Form 2018 - Eligibility Criteria

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

  • Nationality:

Candidate must be a citizen of India.

  • For Stream SA:

Qualifying Exam: Candidates who enrolled themselves in Class 11th (science stream) must apply for this exam.

Minimum Marks: Candidates must pass class 10th with Mathematics & Science subjects with minimum 75% marks (65% marks for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate.

For Stream SX:

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

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

For Stream SB:

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% marks (50% marks 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).

 

KVPY Application Form 2018- Documents needed while filling the form

Here are the documents required to fill KVPY application form:

  • 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

  • For Online Payment KVPY Application Fee - Credit card and debit card details

Candidates have to upload scanned copy of documents as per the specifications mentioned below: 

Documents

Specifications

Photograph

JPG/JPEG file

1) Recent and coloured photograph

2)white or light color background

3) file size not more than 500 KB

Signature

JPG/JPEG file format

1) Black or Blue ink

2) white color background for better visibility

3) file size not more than 200 KB

Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates

Pdf format

Medical certificate for PWD candidates

Pdf format

KVPY Application form 2018 - Important Instructions before applying

Before starting their KVPY application process 2018, students have to first check some of the important instructions. We have listed some for you below:

  • Candidates can fill the application form of KVPY 2018 in the online mode only

  • Candidates before filling up KVPY 2018 application form must check KVPY eligibility criteria and other important instructions

  • Candidates should keep the required documents ready before uplaoding the KVPY application form

  • Candidates whose application is found to be incomplete or ineligible at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled rightaway

  • Also, the application fee for KVPY is non-refundable in case KVPY 2018 application form is rejected

 

KVPY Application Form 2018- Steps to fill the form

1. Registration

Candidates have to register prior to filling the application form of KVPY 2018. They have to click on 'New Registration' link to start registering for KVPY application form. Candidates have to fill basic details, including email id, mobile number and date of birth and enter the captcha to complete registration. Post registration, candidates will be given registered user Id and password. 

Check below the sample of KVPY 2017 registration window

 

KVPY Registration 2017

 2. Filling up of the application form

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 the application form.

  • Personal Details - Candidates have to fill their basic details in the KVPY application form 2018

  • Academic Details - Candidates have to fill educational qualification details, including minimum marks, SSC, HSC details

  • Uploading Documents and Exam Preference - Candidates have to upload their photograph signature and exam preference. Now candidates can submit the application form after preview.

3. KVPY 2018 Application Fee payment

The fee for KVPY application form can be paid in offline as well as online mode.

  • For online mode, candidates can make the payment via credit card/debit card/net banking Once the application fee for KVPY 2018 has been remitted, candidates can check the updated status of the application after logging in.

  • For offline mode, candidates have to make the payment using bank challan. Candidates can download the bank challan and visit any branch of SBI and deposit fee in cash with the challan. Candidates will be given a copy of bank challan as fee payment confirmation. Candidates have to login their KVPY registered account to update about the fee submission by uploading scanned copy of the fee challan.

 

KVPY Application Form 2018 -Fee

Category

Fee (in INR)

General and OBC

1000

SC/ST/PH/PwD

500

 

KVPY Application Form 2018-Form submission status

Candidates can check the status with respect to the form submission by login 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 references.

KVPY Application Form 2018: Correction and Preview

Candidates must preview the application form of KVPY 2018 prior to the final submission. Candidates must note that here will be no option for correction once the form is submitted successfully. It is, therefore, important for candidates double-check the details filled in the application form by using preview option before submitting it.

FAQs with regard to KVPY Application Form 2018

 

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. The application form is available online.

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

Answer: No, the application form of KVPY 2018 must be submitted before the last week of August

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

Answer: Candidates are required to upload scanned copies of their passport size photograph, signature and marksheets.

Question: How can I check my Application Status for KVPY 2018?

Answer: After submitting the KVPY application form 2018 along with fee, candidates can check their application status by login through their registered accounts.

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

Answer: No. Once, candidates submit the application form, they won’t be facilitated with any option for editing KVPY 2018 application 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 my application form of KVPY 2018?

Answer: No. Candidates are advised to use their personal number, address or e-mail Id to register for KVPY 2018. 

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Hii sweta,

To appear in KVPY, you must secure atleast 75% aggregate marks in mathematics and science. There is a relaxation of 10% marks for SC,ST and Pwd candidates.

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Kp choudhary 5 days ago

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Can I use my bihar sc caste certificate for kvpy?

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hi kp choudhary , 

thank you for approaching us . yes , you can use your SC caste certificate while applying for the Kishor vaigyanik protsahan yojana .

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