KVPY Cut off 2018
Khushboo, 22 Jun 2018, #KVPY

KVPY Cutoff 2018 - Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore will declare the KVPY cutoff for aptitude test in the third week of December 2018 along with the result. KVPY 2018 cutoff is the minimum marks a candidate needs to score in order to qualify KVPY aptitude test. The cut off will be announced officially category-wise for all the streams - SA, SB and SX. On the basis of KVPY cutoff 2018, candidates will be shortlisted for the interview. Students can check the cutoff here on this page once it is published after it's official announcement on KVPY website.

IISc releases two cutoffs for shortlisted candidates to award the KVPY 2018 scholarship. The first cutoff will be released after the completion of aptitude test wherein candidates will be shortlisted for the second stage which is interview. The final cutoff of KVPY 2018 will be published after the completion of both of its phases- aptitude test and interview. The final merit list will be prepared based on giving 75% weightage to the aptitude test and 25% weightage to interview.

Cutoff will be declared separately for different categories and streams of KVPY. The KVPY cut off marks is different for general category and the SC/ST/PwD categories. Read further to get more details on KVPY cutoff 2018.

 - Candidates can fill KVPY Application Form 2018 here! Last date is August 31, 2018.

KVPY Cutoff 2018 - Related Dates

Candidates are required to obtain the minimum marks set by IISc to be eligible for KVPY scholarship. Check the table below to know all the tentative dates related to KVPY exam.

Events for KVPY 2018

Important Dates

KVPY exam 

November 4, 2018 

Declaration of KVPY Result 2018

Third week of December, 2018

Announcement of KVPY 2017 Cut off

Third week of December, 2018

Issue of KVPY Interview Call letter 2018

December, 2018

Interview for KVPY 2018

Second or third week of January, 2018

Final KVPY cutoff 2018

Second week of April, 2019


KVPY Cutoff 2018: Important points 

  • The cutoff is the basis for shortlisting candidates for the round of interview

  • The KVPY Cutoff is calculated on the basis of performance in the aptitude test.

  • The cut off marks of KVPY 2018 is based on a number of factors, including maximum marks secured by a candidate, minimum marks secured by a candidate

  • The cutoff differs for each category-General, SC/ST and PWD

  • KVPY cutoff for each of the streams is announced out of maximum of 100 marks.


KVPY final Cutoff 2017: Category-wise


Candidates can refer to the table below to know KVPY 2017 final cutoff. The cutoff varies for all the streams-general, SC, ST and PWD. The various factors is considered for deciding cutoff marks, such as the number of students appeared, seat availability and difficulty level of question paper.





















KVPY Aptitude Test Cut off 2017: Stream-wise





















What after KVPY Cutoff 2018


Once IISc Bangalore will announce cut off for KVPY 2018, the interview will be scheduled for each stream.


KVPY Cutoff 2018: Result and Merit List


IISc Bangalore will announce KVPY final result in the second week of April, 2019 along with the declaration of final KVPY cut off 2018. Considering the results of KVPY 2018, candidates will be selected for the fellowship.

KVPY Cut off Trends


Candidates can find below the info-graphic on KVPY previous year cut off trend.


KVPY Cut off Trend over the years





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