KVPY Exam Pattern 2018

KVPY Exam PatternKVPY Exam Pattern 2018: The exam pattern of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) includes number of questions asked in the exam, question paper type, and marking scheme among others. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore mentions the KVPY exam pattern 2018 for SA and SB/SX stream along with the notification. (KVPY) is a national level scholarship programme, conducted by the Indian Institute of Science. This main motive of this programme is to encourage students to pursue research career in the Science field. This programme offers fellowship to pre-PhD level or 5 years, whichever is earlier. IISc Bangalore will conduct KVPY in the first week of November 2018 in two sessions for SA and SB/SX streams. Candidates who will qualify the aptitude test will be called for interview. Those who will clear the interview will be shortlisted for the fellowship. Candidates who wish to appear in the fellowship aptitude test must must check KVPY exam pattern 2018 to get more details on subjects, syllabus and marking criteria.

 

KVPY Exam Pattern 2018 - Highlights 

  • Exam Mode – Computer Based Test

  • Exam Timings – For SA paper: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and for SB/SX paper: 2:00 to 5:00 pm

  • Medium of question paper – Hindi and English

  • Sessions – Two sessions: Forenoon and Afternoon

  • Streams – SA and SB/SX streams

  • Total Questions – SA stream: 80 questions and SB/SX stream: 120 questions

  • Type of questions – Multiple Choice Questions

  • Total Marks – 100 marks for SA stream and 120 marks for SB/SX stream

  • Subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics 

KVPY Exam 2018 Dates

Events

Dates (Day)

Official Notification

Second week of June 2018

Online Application Process begins

Third week of July 2018

Last date of submitting application form

Third week of August 2018

Last date of fee payment with challan

Fourth week of August 2018

Admit card

Second week of October, 2018

KVPY Computer based exam

First week of November 2018

Interview date

December 2018

KVPY result declaration

Third week of December 2018

Fellowship starts

First week of August 2020

 

KVPY Marking Scheme 2018

There will be two papers for each stream-SA and SB/SX and marks allotted to objective type questions varies.

For SA

  • The part 1 of SA stream carries one marks for each question and part 2 will be carrying 2 marks for each MCQ

  • Negative Marking – In case of each wrong attempt, 0.25% marks will be deducted for questions from part 1 and 0.50% marks for part 2 of both papers

For SB/SX

  • In SB/SX stream, there are total 120 questions, of which 80 questions of part 1 carries one mark each and part 2 carries 40 questions of 2 marks each

  • There will be deduction of 0.25% marks for wrong attempts in part 1 and 0.50% marks will be deducted for wrong attempts in part 2 

KVPY Exam Pattern 2018 for SA Stream

 

The question paper of KVPY for SA stream comprises objective type questions. There are total of 60 questions in part 1 of KVPY exam for SA stream, including all four sections. It is important to attempt all the questions from each section in KVPY exam for SA stream.

Section

Part 1 questions

Part 2 questions

Total Marks

Maths

15

5

25

Physics

15

5

25

Chemistry

15

5

25

Biology

15

5

25

KVPY Exam Pattern 2018 for SB/SX stream

The number of questions asked is 20 questions in each section while part II comprises 10 questions from each subject. Part I has multiple choice objective type questions whereas Part II has descriptive type questions.

Section

Part 1 questions

Part 2 questions

Total Marks

Maths

20

10

40

Physics

20

10

40

Chemistry

20

10

40

Biology

20

10

40

 

 

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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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