KVPY Exam Pattern 2019 - IISc, Bangalore has released the KVPY 2019 exam pattern for SA, SX and SB streams. KVPY exam pattern includes details such as type of questions, number of questions, test duration, marking scheme, and others. There will be questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in KVPY paper pattern. The test duration is 3 hours. KVPY 2019 will be conducted on November 3, 2019, in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. Students appearing in the KVPY 2019, should be aware of the exam pattern of all streams i.e. SA, SX, SB. The question paper will be available in two mediums that are English and Hindi. Aspirants must familiarise themselves with KVPY exam pattern 2019 so as to manage their time in a better way.
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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana or KVPY is conducted by the IISc, Bangalore to motivate students to pursue further studies in Basic Science programs. It is a national level scholarship program. Go through the entire article below to know more about KVPY 2019 exam pattern, syllabus, marking criteria and more.
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The following parameters will be followed by the conducting body while setting the question paper for KVPY 2019.
KVPY 2019 Exam Pattern Highlights
Computer Based Test
Type of questions
Duration of exam
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Number of questions
Part I: 60
Part II: 20
Part I: 80
Part II: 40
120 (Need to attempt only 80 questions only)
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
Marks per question
Part I: +1
Part II: +2
Part I: -0.25
Part II: -0.5
Medium of paper
English / Hindi
Attempt all questions
Attempt any three sections in Part I and any two sections in part II
As mentioned above, the paper for each stream of KVPY 2019, viz, SA and SB/SX are divided into two parts. KVPY 2019 exam pattern regarding the stream and section-wise division of questions and marks has been given below:
Part 1 questions
Part 2 questions
Students who want to excel in KVPY examination with good marks should follow the NCERT Books. Along with the same, students can also refer to the given books to add value to their preparation-
Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker
Concept of Physics (Part 1& 2) by DC Pandey
Mathematics for Class XI for RD Sharma
Physical and Organic Chemistry by OP Tandon
Moderns ABC of Chemistry for Class – XI With CD
Elementary Biology by KN Bhatiya and MP Tyagi
Candidates preparing for KVPY 2019 examination must take the mock test for KVPY which will be made available online from the second week of September 2019. By taking KVPY 2019 mock test students will get a gist of the actual exam environment including the navigation system, exam duration, marking pattern, the number of questions and other details about KVPY exam pattern 2019.
Students preparing for the exam should cover all important topics from the sections as mentioned in KVPY exam pattern 2019- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. There is no such prescribed syllabus as the tet aims to check the understanding and analytical ability of candidates. However, the KVPY 2019 will carry questions from the syllabus of class 11th/12th/1st year of BSc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S., as applicable.
Syllabus for SA, SB & SX
Kinematics, Reflection, Refraction, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Physical World and Measurement, Gravitation, Sources of Energy, Thermodynamics, Magnetic Effects of Current, Electromagnetic Induction, etc.
Thermodynamics, States of Matter, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Reactions, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Metals and Nonmetals, Carbon Compounds, Acids, Bases and Salts, etc.
Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics and Probability, Real Numbers, Surface Areas, and Volumes, Trigonometric Functions, Polynomials, Geometry, Statistics, Quadratic Equations, Probability, etc
Plant Physiology, cell structure and Function, Diversity of Living Organisms, Human Physiology, Heredity and Evolution, Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Reproduction, Life Processes, Our Environment.
IISc has released previous years’ question papers of KVPY in both English and Hindi language on its official website. Candidates can practise them for better preparation of the exam. Thorough practice of these question papers will help students familiarise themselves with KVPY exam pattern 2019 and the difficulty level of the exam. The question papers also help to know about the type of questions asked in the exam including important topics etc.
The sample papers are created according to the KVPY 2019 exam pattern so that students can prepare themselves for the examination. The sample papers are available online and offline mode. Practising the maximum number of sample papers will help students to learn time management. Besides, students can improve their weak areas by solving these sample papers and mock tests.
Candidates need to have a plan of action for the preparation of KVPY 2019, otherwise, it’ll get very difficult to crack it.
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No, Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) does not offer direct admission to the KVPY Scholars.
CMI offers admission in two ways:
(1). Direct admission to the olympiad qualifiers (INMO, IMO qualifiers)
(2). Students qualifying the CMI's entrance exam held in May each year
KVPY scholars has to qualify the entrance exam conducted by CMI to get admission in the CMI.
KVPY officials has not declared any exact date for the announcement of KVPY result 2019. But it is expected that
will be declared in the second week of December 2019. You should stay updated with the given link.
All the Best!!!
The KVPY exam tests the aptitude and analytical ability of the student. The prerequisites for a good score in KVPY exam is clarity of concepts. For KVPY, knowing how to solve a problem isn’t enough. It’s important to know why you solve the problem that way.
For KVPY SX/SB : Study any three subjects you’re strong in. In that two should be extremely strong. develop your own technique of solving
If you are JEE or NEET aspirant, follow JEE or NEET study material respectively. For Biology, NCERT is best.
Study all the concepts and topics thoroughly. You need to have strong concepts understanding to perform well in KVPY exam. KVPY relies less on memory and more on applying ideas and concepts to solve problems.
While practicing questions if you know that you are not much familiar with the concepts involved in the question, don’t attempt it, rather study the concept first and then solve the question.
Make summary sheets to revise important concepts and formulas weekly in all subjects. This is common for KVPY, JEE and NEET preparation.
Create a habit of problem solving. The more problems you solve, the more you will become familiar with strategies for picking the right formula in tests and exam.
Try to visualize the question. Write down the given information, draw a diagram of situation and write the thing you have to find. Do this with easier questions first and then difficult questions.
Make notes of each and every topic (important terms, formulas, reactions, mistakes while solving problems). Make a separate notebook for remembering formulas in each subject. Keep revising what you learn during the preparation.
KVPY exam have enough time to solve less number of questions. Maintain accuracy and avoid negative marking.
Solve KVPY previous years papers to practice type of questions you can expect in the KVPY examination. Check paper pattern and marking scheme to prepare well for the exam.
Since KVPY exam will be conducted in computer-based mode, it's recommended to practice online mock tests of KVPY. Find your weak links and silly mistakes and work on them. The goal is to improve with each test. (https://mystudycart.com/kvpy-online-coaching)
Be positive and don’t panic. Yes, the exam is early but it’s the same for all KVPY aspirants. Make sure you understand concepts properly and practice KVPY level questions.
This is the good thing that the subject wise score in KVPY doesn't matter for the final result. However one has to score the minimum qualifying score in both exams (i.e., Written Exam and Interview).
For publishing the Stage 1 result, The total score in the written exam is taken into account, Also the section wise score doesn't matters.
For further information, kindly go through the link
If you have attempted all the four sections in KVPY, then as you said you appeared in SX stream, you had to attempt any two out of the four sections, but don't worry there is no loss in attempting all the four sections because in this case marks of the best two out of the four sections will be taken into account for calculation of the final result.
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