KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018

KVPY Eligibility CriteriaKVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018: The eligibility criteria of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) comprises minimum qualification requirements and age criteria for each stream-SA/SX/SB. Candidates who are applying for the test must fulfill KVPY eligibility criteria 2018 to avail the fellowship programme. The KVPY programme was started by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India in 1999. KVPY is conducted to provide fellowship to the pre-Ph.D. level for the selected students. KVPY 2018 will be conducted in the first week of November. The exam will be held in the CBT mode. Candidates who wish to apply for KVPY 2018 must check below the detailed KVPY eligibility criteria 2018, which is declared by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

 

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Highlights

As per the eligibility criteria of KVPY, only those candidates who pursue undergraduate in basic sciences- 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.

 

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Educational Qualification

 

For Stream SA

  • Candidates studying in class 11th with science stream and have scored at least 75% in mathematics and science subjects together in class 10 are eligible. Candidates falling under SC/ST/PWD category need to obtain at least 65% in aggregate.

  • The fellowship to students under this stream will be awarded only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.) in the academic year 2021-2022. They need to obtain at least 60% and 50% for SC/ST/PWD category in aggregate of all science subjects in class 12 board exam.

  • During the interim period of one year, students will be invited for the National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be sponsored by KVPY

For Stream SB

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

  • Candidates must have scored at least 60% in 12th class while it is 50% for reserved categories SC/ST/PwD.

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

For Stream SX 

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

  • Candidates have to pursue bachelor in basic sciences only

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

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I have got 70 % in my 10th standard....Am i eligible for kvpy exam

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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 6 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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