KVPY Exam Pattern 2017

KVPY Exam PatternKVPY Exam Pattern 2017 – The exam conducting body of the national fellowship programme Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore mentioned the KVPY 2017 exam pattern for SA and SB/SX stream along with the notification on July 9. Candidates who wished to appear in the fellowship aptitude test could check here exam pattern of KVPY 2017 for getting an idea about the type of questions, subjects, syllabus, marking criteria as mentioned on this page below. Moreover, the conducting body provides mock test papers as per the KVPY exam pattern so that candidates can practice for the computer based test. KVPY is conducted for awarding fellowships as financial support to only those candidates who will be pursuing bachelors programmes in basic sciences. Candidates interested in Kishore Vaigyanik ProtsahanYojana Fellowships can check below the KVPY exam pattern 2017 mentioning complete details about the national level aptitude test.

LATEST - Candidates who were unable to complete their aptitude test due to technical problems must note that a re-test will be conducted at selected centres on November 19, 2017 for both SA and SX/SB Streams. KVPY will contact the students and provide further details about the admit card, venue etc soon.

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LATEST - Candidates can check KVPY Answer key here. KVPY Result will be released in December 2017

 

IISc Bangalore conducted KVPY 2017 on November 5 in two sessions for SA and SB/SX streams. Candidates who will qualify the aptitude test will be called for the Interview. The candidates who will qualify KVPY 2017 Interview will be shortlisted for awarding the fellowships. Candidates can check below details about the KVPY 2017 test pattern as mentioned below -

 

Important dates related to KVPY exam 2017 

Events

Dates (Day)

Application form releasing dates

July 9, 2017

Last date of application form

August 23, 2017 (Wednesday)

Admit Card issues

October 15, 2017

KVPY computer based test

October 29, 2017 (Sunday)

KVPY Official Answer key

First week of November 2017

Interview

Third week of November 2017

Result announcement of KVPY

December 2017

Highlights of KVPY 2017 Exam Pattern

 

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

 

Test Language/Medium – 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 Marking Scheme 2017

  • There will be two papers for each stream i.e. SA and SB/SX and different marks will be allotted the objective type questions

  • 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 stream, there are total 120 questions out of which 80 questions of part 1 carries one mark each and part 2 carrying 40 questions of 2 marks each

  • Negative marking scheme states, 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 2017 for SA Stream

Section

Part 1 questions

Part 2 questions

Total Marks

Mathematics

15

5

25

Physics

15

5

25

Chemistry

15

5

25

Biology

15

5

25

KVPY Exam Pattern 2017 for SB/SX stream

Section

Part 1 questions

Part 2 questions

Total Marks

Mathematics

20

10

40

Physics

20

10

40

Chemistry

20

10

40

Biology

20

10

40

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