KVPY Scholarship 2021 for School & College Students
KVPY Scholarship 2021 - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore or IISc provides KVPY scholarship for science students, known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana. Students of class 11, 12 and 1st year of UG in basic science can apply for KVPY 2021 scholarship. Students who are selected in the KVPY exam are provided with KVPY scholarship amount up to pre-Ph.D level. The amount of KVPY scholarship for graduates is Rs. 5000 per month, while KVPY scholarship for postgraduate is Rs. 7000 per month.
Latest update: KVPY admit card 2021 is out. Download now!
As per KVPY 2021 scholarship, SA student’s fellowship will start from August 1, 2022. While SB/SX students can avail benefits of KVPY scholarship from August 1, 2021. The fellows of KVPY 2021 will also get other KVPY benefits along with scholarship amount. Read below to know more about KVPY 2021 Scholarship, selection process, eligibility, amount details, etc.
Latest Updates for KVPY
- 16 Mar 2021:
KVPY 2021 result declared. Check now.
KVPY Scholarship 2021- Date
Students should check the following table to know the dates and events of KVPY scholarship for science students. It will help them to track upcoming events:
KVPY Fellowship Dates
KVPY application start date
September 6, 2020
Last date to apply for KVPY scholarship
|Admit card release date||January 4, 2021|
January 31, 2021
Aptitude test result date
No interviews will be held this year
KVPY scholarship starting date for SB/SX students
August 1, 2021
Last date to Intimate for admission to Undergraduate Course
September 5, 2021
KVPY fellowship start date for SA students
August 1, 2022
KVPY Scholarship 2021 Eligibility
The eligibility conditions to apply for KVPY exam and availing KVPY fellowship are different for SA/SB and SX students which all are defined below:
Marks required in the previous class
Enrolled in 11th standard
Aggregate 75% marks for general and 65% for SC/ST/PWD in Maths and science subjects in class 10th exams.
Enrolled in 12th standard
Aggregate 75% for general and 65% for SC/ST/PWD in Maths and science subjects in class 10th exams.
Enrolled in the 1st year of an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences
Aggregate 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and science subjects in class 12th exams.
Eligibility Conditions to Avail KVPY 2021 Scholarship
Only students who are selected in the final KVPY result 2021 can avail the benefits of KVPY scholarship.
The student must have enrolled in an undergraduate course in basic sciences.
He/she must have secured at least 60% marks for general and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD in aggregate in class 12 science subject exams.
KVPY application form 2021
- The application form of KVPY scholarship 2021 has been released on September 6, 2020.
- Students will have to fill the form online through the official website.
- The registration is the first step to apply for KVPY 2021 scholarship followed by filling of application form, documents submission and pay the fees.
- Students who fill the form successfully will be able to download KVPY admit card 2021.
KVPY Scholarship 2021 Selection Process
- Aptitude Test: This is the first stage of KVPY scholarship selection process. students will have to appear for KVPY aptitude test on January 31, 2021.
- Interview Test: After the result of the aptitude test, shortlisted students will have to appear for interview test. The final result of KVPY will be declared in the month of April and selected students will be provided with the KVPY scholarship. (No interviews will be held for the year 2020. Students will be marked on the basis of aptitude test.)
- The scholarship will be started from the August 1 of next year i.e. 2021 for SB and SX students. In the case of SA students, the KVPY fellowship 2021 will be effective from August 1, 2022.
- The KVPY benefits can be available by students only if they will enrol in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences.
KVPY 2021 Scholarship Amount Details
Students selected for KVPY fellowship will have to send an email to KVPY officials on email@example.com to intimate about their admission to UG course. They will have to send Email by September 5, 2021 (tentatively). Then KVPY officials will send required forms to students to fill up and submit to KVPY office to get their KVPY 2021 scholarship activated. The students will be provided with monthly and annual scholarship amount as given below:
KVPY Scholarship Amount
Contingency Grant / Annum
Fellowship / Month
SA/SX/SB- during B.Sc./B.S./Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./B.Stat./B.Math.
SA/SX/SB – during M. Sc./Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.
Benefits of KVPY 2021 Scholarship
- Selected students are provided with KVPY scholarship money during the graduation and post-graduation as per rates tabulated above.
- They can also apply for admission to IISc and IISER through their KVPY ranks.
- During the counselling of IITs admission, KVPY fellows are given preferences over others.
- During the mentoring period of one year, SA students will be invited for National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be funded by KVPY.
- From the second year of UG course, KVPY fellow will be invited to participate in the summer programme/Project in an approved research lab.
- Each student who is selected for KVPY 2021 scholarship, will be issued an ID card using which he/she can access the library, laboratory facilities, etc. at National Laboratories/ Universities.
Contact Details for KVPY scholarship 2021
(080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 22933536
(080) 2360 1215
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KVPY Scholarship 2021 for School & College Students
Question: How much money is provided as KVPY scholarship?
Rs. 5000 per month and Rs. 20000 per annum is provided during graduation. While for post-graduation, Rs. 7000 per month and Rs. 28000 per year is provided as scholarship amount.
Question: What to do after selecting for KVPY scholarship 2020?
Students will have to intimate KVPY officials about their admission to UG course before the last date and submit the required forms which are sent to students after selection.
Question: Which is the best scholarship for science students?
KVPY scholarship provides good amount of money and career opportunities so it is the best scholarship for science students.
Question: How many students are selected for KVPY scholarship?
Around 2800 students of SA, SX and SB streams are selected for KVPY fellowship.
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Questions related to KVPY
Can be eligible of student who passed 12 with PCM ( Physics , Chemistry and Math) for KVPY exam
Yes you can apply for it. there is no restrictions for kvpy sx exam that you need to give exam in pcm format, the questions pattern of the streams SB and SX , there will be four sections in Part I (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics) and four sections in Part II (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics)
If you want to know more about it check out the link given in below https://school.careers360.com/exams/kvpy
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what is the eligibility of kvpy SX stream 2021?
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru conducts KVPY every year for students who are interested in pursuing a science degree. The eligibility for SX stream are as follows:
- Students must be studying in class 12th during the academic year 2021.
- They must have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PwD) marks in aggregate in mathematics and science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/ Biology) in their class 10th examination.
For more information, you can visit the following link: https://school.careers360.com/articles/kvpy-eligibility-criteria
i hope this helps.
my 12th was completed in 2021may can I Eligible for kvpy?but iam not join any under graduate course?
KVPY is conducts by IISC bangalore and one of the prestigious entrance test to obtain a career and research and development. however this year admission notifications is yet to out. kvpy exam has three streams:
since you have already completed 12th exam you would fall in SB group. but the eligibility criteria defines that, applicants should enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences like Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. during the academic year 2021-2022 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII Standard Board Examination are eligible to appear for the Aptitude test.
my 12th was completed in 2021may can I Eligible for kvpy SX stream?when will be kvpy exam?
Students who enrolled in Class 12th with science subjects for the session 2021-22 are the ones who are eligible for KVPY SX stream and who is studying in 2nd year of Cambridge International Examination Board. Since, your class 12th will be finishing this year you are ineligible for SX stream. However, as mentioned in the previous question you asked you can apply for KVPY SB stream and the eligibility criteria for the same can be found on this link: https://school.careers360.com/articles/kvpy-eligibility-criteria#:~:text=KVPY%20SX%20Fellowship%20Eligibility%20Criteria,Sc.%2FB.S.%2FB.
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my 12th class was completed in 2021 can I write kvpy exam in2022 ?
Yes, you can apply for KVPY in first year of any basic science course you will enroll in under the category KVPY SB Stream in the session 2022-2023.
You must have a minimum Aggregate of 60% for general category (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and science subjects in class 12th exams.
For more details you can refer to this link: https://school.careers360.com/articles/kvpy-eligibility-criteria
I hope this helped you.