KVPY Question Papers
Khushboo kumari, 12 Sep 2018, #KVPY

KVPY Question Papers: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) releases the official question papers of KVPY every year. Students are advised to practice from question papers to understand the exam pattern, topic-wise weightage, marking scheme, difficulty level etc. Along with KVPY question papers, IISc also publishes online mock tests. KVPY mock test 2018 has been released on September 12.

KVPY question papers include 80 questions in SA stream and 120 questions in SB/SX stream which students have to attempt within 3 hours. Question papers can be found in both Hindi and English and students can choose their preferred language. KVPY exam question papers are multiple choice, objective based question papers and syllabus comprises questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. Solving previous year's KVPY question papers and mock test will boost the preparation for the national programme of fellowship in Basic Sciences by identifying the important topics which occur frequently. Read the complete article to know how to download KVPY Question Papers:

 

LatestKVPY Mock Test Available Here!

 

Important Dates of KVPY 2018 


Refer to the table below to know the important dates of KVPY 2018 announced by IISc Bangalore. 

Events

Dates

KVPY mock test

September 12, 2018

Availability of KVPY Admit card

Second week of October 2018

KVPY 2018 Exam

November 4, 2018 (Sunday)


How to Download KVPY Question Papers  


Go through the following steps below to download KVPY previous year question papers:

  • Click on the links of KVPY previous year question papers below

  • Register by entering your details and submit

  • Click on download to save the desired question paper

  • Start practicing the downloaded KVPY question papers for free

Previous years KVPY Question Papers

KVPY Exam Pattern 2018


Before solving KVPY question papers, candidates must know the KVPY exam pattern 2018. Questions in KVPY are asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. KVPY question papers of all three streams includes two sections, section - A and B. Every question in Part A carries 1 marks while each question in Part B carries 2 marks.

 

Details on KVPY 2018 exam pattern have been enlisted below:

Stream

Questions

Total Marks

SA

80 questions

100

SB/SX

120 questions

120

  • Negative Marking - In case of wrong questions in Part A, 0.25% marks is deducted and in Part B, 0.50% marks is deducted

KVPY 2018 - Question weightage and marks


KVPY question papers are prepared on the basis of the below-given pattern:

SA stream

Sections for SA stream

Number of questions for Part A (1 mark)

Number of questions for Part B (2 marks each)

Total Marks

Mathematics

15

5

25

Physics

15

5

25

Chemistry

15

5

25

Biology

15

5

25

Total

60

20

100 marks for 80 questions

SB/SX stream

Sections for SB/SX stream

Number of questions for Part A (1 mark) (only 3 sections to be attempted)

Number of questions for Part B (2 marks) (only 2 sections to be attempted)

Total Marks

Mathematics

20

10

40

Physics

20

10

40

Chemistry

20

10

40

Biology

20

10

40

Total

80

80

120 marks for attempting total 80 questions only)

KVPY Mock Test 2018

IISc releases mock tests yearly to help students practice better for the exam. Mock tests are important to solve as they help students by giving them an insight of syllabus, exam pattern, types of questions, marking scheme and much more. To access the KVPY mock test 2018, students need to follow the step-by-step guide given below:

Step 1: Click on the link given on this page.

Step 2: On the login page, enter your Login Id and password.

Step 3:  Confirm your attendance by checking the dialogue box and submit.

Step 4: Choose your preferred language for KVPY mock test 2018. 

Step 5: Read the instructions and start the exam by clicking on 'Start Exam'.

 

KVPY Preparation Tips

 

Students should follow the tips given below to know how to prepare for KVPY exam:

  • Practice from KVPY mock tests and KVPY Sample papers by going on the link provided on this page. This will help you understand the exam pattern, syllabus, standard of questions etc. of KVPY 2019.

  • Devote a good amount of time to study at least 10 hours, coupled with small breaks. Continuous studies will help students reduce their stress and complete their syllabus on time.
  • Divide the study hours for revision of KVPY Syllabus, Question paper practice, and analysis of errors.

  • Students should go through NCERT books till class 10, 11, 12 and prescribed books for the 1st year of undergraduate that give detailed knowledge of every topic.

KVPY Admit Card 2018


Indian Institute of Science, (IISc) Bangalore will release KVPY admit card in the second week of October. Candidates who are appearing for the exam can download their admit card by logging in and entering the requisite credentials. Students must check all details printed on KVPY 2018 admit card are correct.

They must carry the admit card to the examination hall, otherwise, they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

 

KVPY Cutoff 2018


The KVPY cutoff marks are set by IISc for final selection. The cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks set for the aptitude test. Candidates who will qualify as per KVPY 2018 cutoff marks will only be shortlisted for fellowship programme. It is to be noted that the cutoff of KVPY 2018 will be different for each stream. 

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