KVPY Question Papers 2020
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KVPY Question Papers 2020 - IISc Banglore will release KVPY 2020 question papers for SA, SX and SB stream. KVPY question papers 2020 will be made available online after around three days of exam. Answer keys are also released along with KVPY papers. Students preparing for KVPY exam can download KVPY previous year question papers in this article. KVPY question papers 2020 pdfs are provided in Hindi and English medium. By solving KVPY papers, students will come to know about types of questions asked in the exam along with their preparation level. By using KVPY previous year question papers, they can give the right direction to their preparation by overcoming their shortcomings. KVPY 2020 aptitude test will be held on November 1, 2020 (tentatively), so students should cover entire syllabus by the end of September and then start solving KVPY papers. Read more to download KVPY question papers 2020 and preceding years.
Latest: KVPY result has been declared for the aptitude test. Download merit list by following the given link. Also, check KVPY cutoff to know minimum marks to score in the exams.

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How to download KVPY 2020 Question Papers?

Students will be able to download KVPY 2020 papers after the conduction of exam. But they can download KVPY previous year question papers by following the given steps to practise with past year questions:

  • Go through the following tables and choose the year of KVPY question papers.

  • Then click on the link of question paper as per stream (SA/SX/SB).

  • It will open a new page. Click on the free download button.

  • A pdf file comprising KVPY question paper will start to download.

  • After downloading, students can access KVPY papers a number of times.

KVPY Question Papers 2020, 2019, 2018 PDF Download Links

Students can access KVPY previous year question papers along with solution using the links given below. After solving KVPY papers they should match their answers with KVPY answer key 2020 to know their probable scores.

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KVPY Question Papers 2013 with Solution

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KVPY Question Papers 2010 with Solution

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KVPY Question Paper Analysis

  • As per the analysis of KVPY 2020 question paper, the paper comprises of two parts: Part-I and Part-II.

  • Both parts comprise the questions from Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • SA students need to attempt all the four sections of both parts of KVPY question papers.

  • SB and SX students need to attempt any three section in part-I and any two sections in part-II of KVPY papers.
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KVPY Question Papers' Trend (2012-2016) - Topic-wise Physics Weightage

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KVPY Question Papers' Trend (2012-2016) - Topic-wise Chemistry Weightage

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Benefits of KVPY Question Papers 2020

There are numerous benefits of solving KVPY previous years question papers. These KVPY papers pdfs are available free of cost along with the solution which can be used a number of times. Some major benefits of KVPY question papers are listed below:

  • Practising with previous years KVPY papers introduces students with exam pattern, marking scheme, types of questions, etc.

  • By analyzing KVPY question papers 2020, students can identify the topic-wise weightage of a particular subject along with important topics of a subject.

  • Solving these KVPY question papers helps students to manage their time for real exam by deciding the time to be given to each section.

  • Solving KVPY previous years question paper enables students to practise with types of questions which helps them to improve their questions solving speed.

  • They can match their answers with answer key to calculate estimated scores them compare it with KVPY cutoff 2020 to know the chances of selection.

Marking Scheme of KVPY Question Papers 2020

Students must know about KVPY exam pattern 2020 to while evaluating their performance in KVPY question paper and calculate scores accordingly:

KVPY SA Marking Scheme

Particular

Questions in Part-I

Questions in Part-II

Total Marks

Mathematics

1 to 15

61 to 65

25

Physics

16 to 30

66 to 70

25

Chemistry

31 to 50

71 to 75

25

Biology

46 to 60

76 to 80

25

Total

60 questions

20 questions

100 marks for 80 questions

Marks for each right answer

1 mark

2 mark

Marks for each wrong answer

-0.25 mark

-0.5 mark

KVPY SB/SX Marking Scheme

Particular

Questions in Part-I

Questions in Part-II

Mathematics

1 to 20

81 to 90

Physics

21 to 40

91 to 100

Chemistry

41 to 60

101 to 110

Biology

61 to 80

111 to 120

Total

60 questions (Attempt 3 sections only)

20 questions (Attempt 2 sections only)

Marks for each right answer

1 mark

2 mark

Marks for each wrong answer

-0.25 mark

-0.5 mark

Preparation Tips for KVPY 2020 Exam

  • Apart from KVPY question papers 2020 also solve with KVPY sample papers 2020 to practise with more questions.

  • Analyze the preparation level by evaluating the performance in KVPY previous years question papers. Then overcome all the shortcomings after identifying them.

  • Prepare such a time table that entier KVPY 2020 Syllabus will be covered at least a month before the exams.

  • They should strictly refer to NCERT books of class 10, 11, 12 and prescribed books of 1st year of graduation to prepare for KVPY 2020 exam as all the questions will be asked on the basis of topics defined in NCERT books.

  • Then start revising the topics and solving KVPY question papers and sample papers.

  • Along with KVPY papers, students should appear for KVPY mock test 2020 which is held in online mode at no cost. It will give them an overview of the real exam.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KVPY Question Papers 2020

Question: What are the chances of repetition of questions in KVPY question papers?

Answer:

There are no chances of repetition of questions in KVPY question papers from previous years papers. However, the similar type of questions will be asked.

Question: How many questions will be asked in KVPY question papers 2020?

Answer:

A total of 80 and 120 questions for SA and SB/SX stream will be asked in KVPY 2020 paper. Out of which 80 questions need to be attempted only.

Question: How many marks are deducted for each wrong answers?

Answer:

0.25 marks in part-I and 0.5 marks in part-II are deducted for each wrong answer.

Question: Can I attempt Physics, Chemistry and Math in KVPY 2020 questions papers?

Answer:

If you are a student of SB or SX stream then you are free to attempt Physics, Chemistry and Math of part-I and only two sections of part-II in KVPY papers.

Question: What are the passing marks of KVPY 2020 exam?

Answer:

IISc prescribed no passing marks but students need to score at least cutoff marks to get selected for the next stage.

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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

GOOD LUCK!

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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
- PART I PART II -
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 -


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

SAKSHI KULSHRESHTHA 12th Dec, 2019

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).

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kvpy results for the SX stream for 2019 declared

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 11th Dec, 2019

Hello

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

https://school.careers360.com/articles/kvpy-result

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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