KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2020- IISc, Bangalore has specified eligibility criteria for KVPY 2020. Only students who will satisfy the pre-defined KVPY 2020 eligibility criteria for SA, SX & SB streams are eligible to apply for the scholarship test. KVPY eligibility criteria include the minimum marks, nationality and age limit. According to KVPY 2020 eligibility criteria, students who are studying in class 11th, 12th and 1st year of UG courses in basic science are eligible for SA, SX and SB streams, respectively. Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for KVPY 2020. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a national level scholarship exam for meritorious students who want to pursue higher education in basic science. Read the article to get details on KVPY eligibility criteria 2020 for SA, SX and SB streams.Latest: KVPY 2019 result to be declared in the third week of December 2020. Check here.
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KVPY 2020 has been conducted on November 3, 2020. The minimum age limit to apply for KVPY is different for SA, SB & SX. Refer to the given table to check minimum KVPY 2020 age limit.
KVPY Age Limit
Only students who are studying in a regular or full-time course are eligible to apply for KVPY 2020. Check the given section to know the minimum marks required for each stream before filling the application form.KVPY 2020 Minimum Marks (Stream-wise)
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Enrolled in 11th standard
Aggregate 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and science subjects in class 10th exams.
Enrolled in 12th standard
Enrolled in the 1st year of an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences
Aggregate 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and science subjects in class 12th exams.
KVPY Scholarship Amount
Contingency Grant / Annum
Fellowship / Month
SA/SX/SB- during B.Sc./B.S./Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./B.Stat./B.Math.
SA/SX/SB – during M. Sc./Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.
Students who will satisfy the above mentioned KVPY eligibility criteria 2020 can apply for KVPY 2020. The application forms will be available in the second week of July 2020 on the official website- kvpy.iisc.ernet.in. IISc Banglore will reject the application form of an ineligible student. Hence, carefully read the terms before filling the forms. There are four steps to apply for KVPY 2020-
Step 1- Online Registration
Step 2- Filling of Application form
Step 3- Uploading Documents & Application fee payment
Step 4- Downloding the confirmation page
Type of questions
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
Marks per question
Part I: +1
Part II: +2
Part I: -0.25
Part II: -0.5
KVPY syllabus consists of four sections to test candidates thinking ability. The syllabus covers the topics of physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology from the NCERT class 11 & 12 syllabus.
For KVPY preparation students should follow the given tips-
KVPY 2019 Eligibility for each stream is given below-
Students should have an aggregate 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in Maths and science subjects in class 10th exams for SA/SX streams and for SB stream, the minimum marks are 60% for General, 50% for SC/ST/PWD in Maths and science subjects in 12th class board exams.
Students of class 11 are eligible for KVPY 2020 SA stream.
Yes, students enrolled in class 12 are eligible for KVPY 2020 SX stream. He/she should have 75%(65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in maths and science subjects in class 10 board exams.
Yes, after class 12, if a candidate is enrolled in 1st year of an undergraduate program in basic science then he/she can apply for KVPY if he/she has the required marks. He/she will appear under SB stream of KVPY.
Students who are pursuing distance/correspondence courses are not eligible for KVPY 2020.
No, students who have a gap in their education are not eligible for KVPY 2020?
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No selected subjects but KVPY tests you analytical aptitude skills. Main subjects :-
Mathematics of 11th, 12th, including b. Sc. level.
see you can appear in kvpy exam in 12th class, when you are in final year of 10+2 course. there is no need to mention your 11 th percentage, but question will come from 11th and 12th syllabus both. so you need to study strictly for both of the exam.
follow the previous years question, and if you are preparing for jee main exam or neet exam, it is an added advantage for you.
all the best for your future.
The kvpy exam is held for different class group of students. 11 appearing students come under the stream SA. The eligibility for Student coming under S.A stream to apply for KVPY exam is as
eligibility criteria - Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination immediately in the preceding academic year are eligible to appear for Aptitude test.
So according to above mentioned criteria you can give KVPY exam.
Hope you find this helpful. Best of luck.
You can check the result of kishore vaigynik PY using this link
The apptitude test was conducted in the month of November 2019 and the results is announced recently.
Hope this will help you.
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