KVPY Result 2018
Kumud Sahni, 2 days ago, #KVPY

KVPY Result 2018: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore will release the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana or KVPY result for the computer-based test (CBT) in the third week of December, 2018 in the online mode. The result of KVPY 2018 will be released for all the three streams- SA, SX and SB. Candidates who appeared for KVPY fellowship programme examination on November 4, 2018, can check their result through the link provided below on this page. The cut-off marks and merit list with the names of selected students will also be declared along with the result. Candidates who clear the written exam and with their names in the merit list will be called for the round of interview. The final KVPY result 2018 will be released in the second week of April, 2019 after the conduct of interview in January. The final merit list will include the names of the shortlisted candidates selected for the KVPY 2018 fellowship award.

KVPY result 2018 includes a candidate’s rank, roll number, application number and name. It is prepared on the basis of marks obtained by a candidate in aptitude test and interview of KVPY 2018. It must be noted by candidates that no request for re-evaluation of KVPY result is considered under any circumstance. Students who are selected will be awarded the fellowship provided they satisfy the KVPY 2018 eligibility criteria for continuation of the same. Read the complete article to know more about how to check result, cutoff and selection process. 

KVPY 2018 Exam Dates

Students must go through the table to check the dates related to the declaration of the result


Important dates

KVPY 2018 exam

 November 4, 2018 (Done)

KVPY Result for aptitude test

Third week of December, 2018

Interview session

Second or Third week of January, 2019

Final Result

Second week of April, 2019

Fellowship programme begins

August, 2019-2020

How to check KVPY Result 2018?

The steps to check the result of KVPY for aptitude test and interview are given below:

Step 1: Click on the link to be provided on this page after the declaration of the result.

Step 2: Enter the candidate's application number and date of birth in dd-mm-yyyy format.

Step 3: Click on the continue tab. 

Step 4: Candidate's KVPY 2018 marks will appear on the screen. Download and save or print a copy of the same for future reference.

Snapshot of login window to check the marks scored by the candidate in KVPY 2018 is given below for student reference based on the last year

KVPY Interview Process

After the declaration of result of KVPY 2018 written exam, those with their names in the merit list will be called for the round of interview. In the interview, candidates will be checked for their interest in Basic Sciences and Research. Candidates can download the call letter from the official website of KVPY by logging in with the user ID and password in the first week of January, 2019. The important documents to be carried at the time of KVPY interview are:

  • Application form and Interview call letter
  • Admit card of aptitude test
  • Original mark sheet (10th Mark Sheet for SA/SX stream and 12th for SB stream)
  • Caste Certificate (for candidates from the SC/ST categories)
  • Medical certificate in case of physically challenged candidates
  • A self-appraisal form
  • Study certificate form (It is obtained from the Head/Principal where the candidate is enrolled)
  • Teacher’s recommendation form

Given below are the centres for KVPY interview:

Interview CityVenueAptitude Test Centre
AllahabadHRI Allahabad
Allahabad, Dehradun, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
BengaluruKVPY, IISc. Bangalore
Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysuru
BhopalIISER, Bhopal
Bhopal, Indore, Nagpur
BhubaneswarNISER Bhubaneshwar
Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Visakhapatnam
ChennaiAnna University
CoimbatoreBharathair University
Coimbatore, Kozhikode, Madurai, Salem, Trichur
Delhi 1IIT-Delhi
Delhi (SA)
Delhi 2Delhi University
Agra, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida (SA,SB) & Agra (SX)
Delhi 3JNU
Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida (SX)
Hyderabad 1University of Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Vijayawada (SA)
Hyderabad 2CCMB-Hyderabad
Vijayawada (SA), Hyderabad, Kumool, Vijayawada (SX, SB)
Jaipur 1MNIT-Jaipur
Jaipur, Jodhpur (SA, SB)
Jaipur 2MNIT-Jaipur
Jaipur, Jodhpur(SX)
Kolkata 1IISER-Kolkata
Agarthala, Durgapur, Kolkata, Ranchi, Siliguri(SA)
Kolkata 2ISI, Kolkata
Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Patna, Raipur(SA) & Durgapur, Guwahati, Kolkata (SB) & Durgapur, Guwahati (SX)
Kolkata 3IACS-Kolkata
Agarthala, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Siliguri (SX)
Ambala, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, Mohali
Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Rajkot, Vadodara
Aurangabad, Belgaum, Pune
Kochi, Trivandrum

How to calculate KVPY Final Result 2018?

Candidates who will qualify both aptitude test and interview will be shortlisted for the KVPY 2018 Fellowships. Given below is the criteria for evaluation of KVPY final result 2018 -

Final Result = 75% of total marks in Aptitude Test + 25% marks in Interview

Stream wise KVPY result 2018

Candidates can check the result of KVPY stream-wise. IISc Bangalore releases the cut off for all the three streams - SA, SX and SB separately. Those who achieve the KVPY cut off score and their name in the merit list will be eligible for the KVPY fellowship.

KVPY Result for SA stream

IISc will publish the final result of KVPY for SA stream in the form of merit list for the award of KVPY scholarship. It will mention the name of candidates who are selected for interview along with the cut off marks. Last year the cut off of SA for General candidates was 54% & above and for SC/ST/PWD it was 40% & above.

KVPY Result for SX stream

The KVPY result for SX stream will be announced by IISc in the form of merit list which mentions the name of selected candidates along with the cutoff. All India rank list and cut off score of SX for SC/ST/PWD was 40% & above and 52% & above for general candidates in 2017.

KVPY Result for SB stream

For awarding KVPY scholarship IISc will declare the result of KVPY for SB as a merit list of selected candidates along with all India ranking and cutoff score. In 2017 the cutoff score of SB for the general candidates was 49% & above and 35% for SC/ST/PWD candidates. These candidates will have to appear fro the round of interview.

KVPY Merit List 2018

IISC Bangalore will release the merit list of KVPY along with the result. The merit list will consists of the name of all the shortlisted candidates who will be called for the final round of interview. After the conduct of interview, the final category-wise merit list will be released in August with the names of students finally selected for the KVPY fellowship 2018.

Steps to download and check the KVPY Merit List

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the KVPY result 2018

Step 1: Click on the stream-wise links provided in the table below as per category

Step 2: The result in PDF format will open in a new page

Step 3: Candidates have to check whether their roll numbers are there in the list 

Step 4: Download the PDF file and take its printout for further reference 

KVPY Fellowship Award 2018 Merit List

Stream SAClick HereClick Here
Stream SXClick HereClick Here
Stream SBClick HereClick Here

*Links will be activated in the third week of December, 2018.

KVPY Result Revaluation Process 2018

KVPY used to follow the revaluation process until the year 2015. From 2016, it has been removed as the evaluation is, from then on, being done by computer.

What after the declaration of KVPY Result 2018?

The merit list will mention the list of provisionally selected candidates for the award of KVPY fellowship. Selected candidates will be awarded fellowship after verification of documents. During the first to third year of B.Sc/B.S/B.Stat/B.Math/Integrated M.Sc/M.S programmes under SA/SX/SB stream candidates are awarded Rs 5000 as a monthly fellowship and Rs 20000 Annual Contingency Grant. During M. Sc. / fourth or fifth years of Integrated M.Sc./M.S./M.Math./M.Stat programmes under SA/SX/SB stream, candidates are offered Rs 7000 as a monthly fellowship and Rs 28000 annually.

KVPY Fellowship 2018

Candidates who pursue their higher education in  basic sciences can avail the KVPY fellowship programme. The scholarship amount will be allotted as below:
Basic SciencesContingency Grant per annumFellowship per month
SA/SX/SB- during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S.Rs. 20,000Rs. 5,000
SA/SX/SB – during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.Rs. 28,000Rs. 7,000

KVPY Cut Off 2018

IISc Bangalore will release the cut off of KVPY 2018 along with the result in the third week of December, 2018. Cut off is the minimum score a candidate needs to achieve in order to qualify the KVPY aptitude test and get a call for the round of interview. The expected KVPY cut off for the year 2018 will be higher than the cut off of 2017.

Final KVPY Result 2017 - For all Categories

Candidates can have a fair idea as to how the final result looks like and it's content by downloading KVPY result of last year.

KVPY 2017 Result 





Stream SA

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Stream SB

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Stream SX

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KVPY Cutoff Previous Year (Official)

Candidates can check here the category-wise KVPY Cutoff Marks 2017 which are out of a total 100 marks.

Aptitude Test KVPY Cutoff 2017 


SB Stream

SA Stream

SX Stream

General Cut off




SC/ST Cut off




PwD Cut off




KVPY Final Cut off 

To get a rough idea of KVPY cut off marks, students can refer to previous years' cut off marks. Category-wise KVPY 2017 cut off marks for each stream of the aptitude test are given below: 


SA Stream

SB Stream

SX Stream

General Cutoff

54 % & above

52 % & above

49 % & above

SC/ST Cutoff

40 % & above

40 % & above

35 % & above

PwD Cutoff

40 % & above

40 % & above

35 % & above

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