KVPY Exam Pattern 2019
Jasleen Kaur Taneja, 11 Apr 2019, #KVPY

KVPY Exam Pattern 2019 - Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore sets the KVPY exam pattern for SA, SX and SB streams. The KVPY 2019 exam pattern includes details about the aptitude test such as type of questions, number of questions, duration of test, marking scheme, and sections covered among others. As per the KVPY exam pattern 2019, the exam is expected to be conducted on November 3, 2019 in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode and students can choose between English and Hindi mediums for answering the paper. There will be questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology which have to be answered within a duration of 3 hours. Aspirants must familiarise themselves with KVPY exam pattern so as to manage their time during the exam in a better way.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana or KVPY is a national level scholarship programme, which will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore to motivate students to pursue further studies in Basic Science programmes. Go through the entire article below to know more about KVPY test pattern 2019, syllabus, marking criteria and more. 

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KVPY Exam Pattern 2019

The following parameters will be followed by the conducting body while setting the question paper for KVPY 2019.

KVPY 2019 exam pattern - Highlights

Parameters

Particulars

Stream SA

Stream SX/SB

Exam mode

Computer Based Test

Computer Based Test

Type of questions

MCQs

MCQs

Duration of exam

3 hours

3 hours

Exam timings

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

Total questions

80

120

Sections

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology

Marks per question

Part I: +1


Part II: +2

Part I: +1


Part II: +2

Negative marking

Part I: -0.25


Part II: -0.5

Part I: -0.25


Part II: -0.5

Total marks

100

160

Medium of paper

English / Hindi

English / Hindi

Instructions

Attempt all questions

Attempt any three sections in Part I and any two sections in part II


KVPY Exam Marking Scheme

As mentioned above, the paper for each stream of KVPY 2019, viz, SA and SB/SX are divided into two parts. KVPY exam pattern regarding the stream and section-wise division of questions and marks has been given below:

KVPY Exam Pattern 2019 for SA Stream - Questions and marks

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 2019 for SB/SX Streams - Questions and marks

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


KVPY Mock Test 2019

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.

 

KVPY Syllabus 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 for KVPY 2019 as the exam aims at testing the understanding and analytical ability of candidates rather than their factual knowledge. However, the test will carry questions from the syllabus up to class 10th/12th/1st year of BSc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S., as applicable.

KVPY Question Papers

IISc has released previous years’ question papers of KVPY which are now available both in English and Hindi. Candidates can access the same and practise them for better preparation of the exam. The question papers also help to know about the type of questions asked in the exam including important topics etc. The thorough practice of these question papers will help students familiarise themselves with KVPY exam pattern 2019 and the difficulty level of the exam.

KVPY Sample Papers 2019

Apart from taking the mock test and solving question papers, aspirants can also download KVPY sample papers available online. The practice of sample papers will boost the preparation process for candidates and improve their time management skills even more. Like the mock test and question papers, these sample papers will also help candidates understand KVPY exam pattern 2019. Besides, through regular practice, students will be able to identify their weak areas and work on them.

How to prepare for KVPY?

Candidates need to have a plan of action for the preparation of KVPY 2019, otherwise, it’ll get very difficult to crack it. It is imperative to make a study plan and stick to it. One must cover all the topics mentioned in the syllabus. Solve as many mock test and sample papers as possible. Try and stick to the time allotted even while answering the previous years' question papers. Learn from your mistakes and try not to repeat them. Eat healthy, exercise and spend time with friends and family to rejuvenate.

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Questions related to KVPY

If XYZ passed class 12 in a year say 2017 and giving class 12th impr. Exam in 2018.Can XYZ eligible to apply for Kvpy in SX Stream?

2 Hours ago

No , if they get admission in any college , they are eligible for KVPY SB stream not SX GOOD LUCK

Which are the best for reference if one is preparing for KVPY SA exams?

16 Hours ago

Hi Radhakant,Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) SA is for the students which are to appear for KVPY while they study in Class 11th.The regis...

Can I eligible to appear for Kvpy exam in 2019 for SX Stream if I passed class 12th in 2018 and giving CBSE improvem. exam class 12 in 2019?

1 Day ago

Yes Rahul you are eligible for kvpy exam as per kvpy norms selection of students is made from those who are studying to 1st year of  UG course...

Can I give KVPY exam in SX Stream in 2019 if I passed class 12 exam with 68% in 2018?

2 Days ago

HI , NO you can't take up for SX stream but surely you can take up KVPY for SB stream . Those students who have completed 11th or equival...

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