KVPY Important Dates 2020
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KVPY Important Dates 2020 - KVPY is a National Fellowship programme conducted by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. IISc released the KVPY official notification in the second week of July 2020 on kvpy.iisc.ernet.in. Along with the official notification, the KVPY application form was released. According to the KVPY important dates 2020, students were able to download the KVPY admit card in the first week of October 2020. KVPY exams were conducted on November 3, 2020. IISc has released the KVPY answer key on the official website. As per KVPY important dates, students can check the KVPY result in the third week of December 2020. Read this article to know the KVPY important dates 2020 and know the exam date and timing.
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KVPY Important Dates 2020

Students must go through the KVPY 2020 important dates provided in the table below. This will keep them updated with the forthcoming KVPY events.

KVPY 2020 Dates (Tentative)


Dates (Tentative)

KVPY official notification 2020

July 8, 2020

KVPY application form releasing date

July 8, 2020

Last date of KVPY application form

August 31, 2020

Admit card releasing date

October 7, 2020

KVPY aptitude test 2020

November 3, 2020

KVPY answer key 2020


KVPY 2019 result date

Third week of December 2020

KVPY cutoff 2020

Second week of December 2020

Interview starting date of KVPY 2020

Last week of January 2020

KVPY interview last date 2020

Last week of February 2020

KVPY final result 2020

April 2020

KVPY Exam Date and Timing 2020

Students need to note that the KVPY exam will be conducted in the online mode. The KVPY test will be held in two shifts i.e., morning and evening for SA and SB/SX streams respectively. They must acquaint them with the KVPY exam pattern to know the types of questions asked in the exams.

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KVPY Exam Schedule 2020





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November 3, 2020

SA stream

Morning shift

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

8:30 AM

3 hours for each paper

SB/SX stream

Evening shift

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

1:00 PM

KVPY Application Form 2020

According to the KVPY important dates 2020, the application form will be released in the second week of July 2020. Students of Class 11th, 12th and 1st year of UG course will be eligible to apply for KVPY. Students who will meet the eligibility criteria can fill the KVPY application form through the official website, www.kvpy.iisc.ernet. They can fill the application form until August 2020. Students need to pay the application fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rs.500 for SC/ST/PH/PWD) at the time of form submission.

KVPY Question Papers

IISc Bangalore has released the question papers for SA, SB & SX streams. The question papers were made available on the official website, kvpy.iisc.ernet.in. Students are advised to practice the previous year question papers. This will help them to know the exam pattern, difficulty level and types of questions asked in the KVPY exams.

KVPY Admit Card 2020

The KVPY admit card has been released. The admit card was released online on the official website. It was available to download by entering the user ID and password. Students were able to download the admit card of KVPY until the first week of November 2020. The admit card of KVPY is very essential document and no student will be allowed in the exam hall without the admit card.

KVPY Result 2020

According to the KVPY important dates 2020, the exam conducting body will release the result of KVPY in the third week of December 2020 on kvpy.iisc.ernet.in. Students will be able to check their result by entering the application number and date of birth. The ones who will qualify the aptitude test will be called for the interview. The result will include information such as details of students, qualifying status, scores obtained by them, etc. Students also must note that the merit list and cut off details of each stream will be released along with the result.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KVPY Important Dates 2020

Question: What is the last date for KVPY registration 2020?


As per last year, students will be able to register for KVPY until the last week of August 2020, tentatively.

Question: Is KVPY tougher than JEE exam?


No, the difficulty level of KVPY exam is lesser in comparison to JEE. Students can crack KVPY easily if they follow the NCERT syllabus completely.

Question: When will the KVPY dates be released?


IISc, Bangalore will release the KVPY notification along with the exam dates in the second week of July 2020.

Question: How can I check the KVPY application status?


Students will be able to check the KVPY application status by logging in to their registered accounts.

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how to check marks in kvpy if not selected?

Halry Bhalodia 13th Dec, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

it doesn't matter you are selected or not You can't check your marks now…

After the interview,another almost one month will be taken to prepare and complete the whole procedure of preparing the list of fellow students..

Approximately,in the month of APRIL a separate option will be given in their site where you can check your score…So,be patient..

Please make sure whether you're selected or not for interview from their website….the names of shortlisted candidates for Interview are given there..

Hope it helped



can one choose his own subjects like physics, chemistry, mathematics and statistics in KVPY stream SA?

Halry Bhalodia 13th Dec, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

you can choose your subjects in following:

Here we are providing the exam pattern of KVPY examination:

  • Exam Mode: The aptitude test will be conducted through online (Computer Based Test) mode.
  • Medium of Question Paper: The question paper will be asked both in English & Hindi Language.
  • Type of Questions: It is a multiple choice type question paper. All the questions are compulsory to attempt in Stream SA. There is an option to attempt any three sections in PART I & any two sections in PART II in Stream SB/SX.
  • Duration of Exam: The duration of the aptitude test will be three hours.
  • Sections: The question paper will contain two sections: PART I & PART II. There will be four sections in PART I & PART II.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will consist of 100 marks.

Below we have given the subject wise exam pattern for all streams:

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Stream SA
Mathematics 15 5 25
Physics 15 5 25
Chemistry 15 5 25
Biology 15 5 25
Stream SB/SX
Mathematics 20 10 40
Physics 20 10 40
Chemistry 20 10 40
Biology 20 10 40

KVPY SA/SB/SX Subject List

All the SA/SB/SX candidates who are pursuing the undergraduate course in Basic Science like B.Sc./B.Math. / M.Sc. / M.S. / B.Tech./B.S./ B.Stat. / Int. M.Sc. must be taking the course in the following subjects:

Chemistry Biotechnology
Physics Geophysics
Mathematics Genetics
Microbiology Marine Biology
Human Biology Molecular Biology
Physiology Cell Biology
Statistics Zoology
Bioinformatics Botany
Environmental science Geology
Applied Physics Neuroscience
Ecology Material Science
Life Science Biomedical Science
Bio Chemistry -


what is the cutoff marks in KVPY 2019 for SA stream (general)


Hi Arka

IISc Bangalore declared the cutoff for KVPY 2019 on 10 December 2019, about a month after the exam was held on 3 November 2019.

The cutoff for SA stream has been as follows:

  • General/ OBC - 44/100
  • SC/ ST - 32/100
  • PWD - 32/100

It has gone down from the previous years where the cutoff was 45, 54 and 55 marks out of 100 respectively for the years 2018, 2017 and 2016 for SA stream (General).


kvpy results for the SX stream for 2019 declared

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 11th Dec, 2019


Result of KVPY 2019 has been released by IISc Banglore for aptitude test on December 10, 2019. Students can check KVPY 2019 result for SA, SX and SB streams on kvpy.iisc.ernet.in.

Result has been declared in the form of merit list. Go through the link below to check the detailed information


Good Luck!

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Does CMI offer direct admission to the KVPY scholars?

Rishi Garg 7th Dec, 2019

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.

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