KVPY Exam Pattern 2018

KVPY Exam Pattern 2018KVPY Exam Pattern 2018: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has announced KVPY exam pattern for SA, SX and SB streams. The KVPY 2018 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 KVPY exam pattern 2018, the exam is held 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 better. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana or KVPY is a national level scholarship programme, which will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on November 4, 2018. Go through this article on KVPY test pattern 2018 for more details including syllabus, marking criteria and so on.


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KVPY Exam Pattern 2018

 

The following parameters will be followed by the conducting body while setting the question paper for KVPY 2018. All details about KVPY exam pattern 2018 have been given in the table below:

KVPY 2018 exam pattern - Highlights

Parameters

Particulars

Stream SA

Stream SB/SX

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test

Computer Based Test

Duration of exam

3 hours

3 hours

Exam Timings

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

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 2018, viz, SA and SB/SX is 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 2018 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 2018 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 Negative Marking

KVPY examination 2018 for all streams will include negative marking. In Stream SA, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect attempt in Part I while 0.5 marks will be deducted in Part II. For SB/SX streams too 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect attempt in Part I and 0.5 in Part II. Candidates must practice answering questions keeping in mind the time allotted also take care of the accuracy simultaneously.

 

KVPY Syllabus 2018

 

Students preparing for the exam have to cover all important topics from the sections as mentioned in KVPY exam pattern 2018- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. There is no such prescribed syllabus for KVPY 2018 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 B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S., as applicable.

 

How to prepare for KVPY?

Candidates need to have a plan of action for the preparation of KVPY 2018, 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 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 friennds and family to rejuvenate.

 

KVPY Mock Test 2018

 

IISc Bangalore will also release online mock test for students preparing for KVPY 2018. By taking KVPY 2018 mock test students will get a gist of the actual exam including exam duration, marking pattern, number of questions and other details about KVPY exam pattern 2018.

 

KVPY Question Papers 2018

 

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 to know about the type of questions asked in the exam including important topics for the exam. Thorough practice of these question papers will help students familiarise themselves with KVPY exam pattern 2018 and the difficulty level of the exam.

 

KVPY Sample Papers 2018

 

Apart from taking the mock test and solving question papers, aspirants can also download KVPY sample papers available online. Practice of sample papers will boost the preparation process of 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 2018. Besides, through regular practice, students will be able to identify their weak areas and work on them.

 

 

 

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