KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2017

KVPY Eligibility CriteriaKVPY Eligibility Criteria 2017 – Candidates who applied for KVPY 2017 can check below for the detailed KVPY 2017 eligibility criteria as declared by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The KVPY eligibility criteria mentions conditions including educational for each stream i.e. SA/SX/SB which needs to be fulfilled by the candidates to avail the fellowship programme. The candidates need to satisfy the eligibility criteria of KVPY 2017 mandatorily as in case candidates is found ineligible at any stage their candidature will be cancelled rightaway. Candidates can check here the complete KVPY eligibility criteria 2017 for Stream SA, Stream SB and Stream SX before filling up the application form of KVPY 2017.

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KVPY 2017 was conducted on November 05, 2017 by IISc Bangalore in the computer based test. Filling up the application form of KVPY 2017 started from July 16, 2017, in online mode. Check below the KVPY 2017 Eligibility Criteria -


Highlights of KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2017


As per the eligibility criteria of KVPY 2017 mentioned by the exam conducting authority, only those candidates who are interested in pursuing studies in Basic Sciences including B.S./B.Sc./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Statistics, Neurosciences, Geology, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Applied Physics, Ecology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Geophysics, Biochemistry, Human Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Marine Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Materials Science or Environmental Science are eligible for the national level fellowship programme i.e. KVPY 2017.


Essential Qualification for Stream SA, SB and SX


For Stream SA

  • Candidates studying in class 11th (science stream) and have scored at least 75% marks in mathematics and science subjects together in class 10 qualifying examination are eligible

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD need to have at least 65% marks in aggregate of Mathematics and science subjects

  • As per the KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2017 for SA stream candidates the fellowships will be awarded only after they pursue UG programme in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.) after two years of qualifying the examination i.e. starting from 2019-2020 academic year

  • They need to secure at least 60% marks and 50% for SC/ST/PWD category candidates in aggregate of all science subjects in class 10+2 qualifying exam

  • For interim period of one year, the candidates will be engaged in National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and also KVPY will be funding their travel and other expenses for it.

For Stream SB

  • Candidates studying in first year of Bachelor degree in Basic Sciences are only eligible

  • They must have scored at least 60% marks in 10+2 qualifying exam (50% for reserved categories i.e. SC/ST/PwD)

  • Also, candidates should obtain minimum 60% marks (50% for reserved categories) in first year exam of the undergraduate programme

For Stream SX

  • Candidates studying in 10+2  standard must obtain 60% marks in the qualifying exam (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD candidates)

  • Candidates need to be pursuing bachelor in basic sciences only

  • Candidates must obtain minimum 75% marks in class 10 and 65% for SC/ST/PwD candidates in aggregate of all science subjects and mathematics

Important Note: The candidates who want to pursue undergraduate programme under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply.


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