KVPY Scholarship 2020 - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore or IISc provides a good amount of scholarship for science students. This scholarship is called the KVPY fellowship program. Students of class 11, 12 and 1st year of UG in basic science can apply for KVPY scholarship. Students who are selected in the KVPY exam are provided with KVPY scholarship amount up to pre-Ph.D level. They are awarded Rs. 5000 and Rs. 7000 per month during graduation and post-graduation respectively. As per KVPY 2020 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 2020 will also get other KVPY benefits along with scholarship amount. Read below to know more about KVPY 2020 Scholarship, selection process, eligibility, amount details, etc.
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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
July 8, 2020
Last date to apply for KVPY scholarship
August 20, 2020
November 1, 2020
Aptitude test result date
December 10, 2020
3rd week of January to the third week of February 2021
Final result date
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
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:
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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.
Only students who are selected in the final KVPY result 2020 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 2020
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 2020 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.
The ConvenerKishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)Indian Institute of ScienceBangalore - 560 012
(080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 22933536
(080) 2360 1215
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.
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.
KVPY scholarship provides good amount of money and career opportunities so it is the best scholarship for science students.
Around 2800 students of SA, SX and SB streams are selected for KVPY fellowship.
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There are three categories of kvpy exam-
Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the given academic year
Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the given academic year
Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences
So a student of class 12 will lie in the category SX of kvpy exam.
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Here is the link of Careers360, which contains the sllybus for all streams of KVPY. So, visit this to know the sllybus and study effectively
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Use this link to get the detail on the sllybus for all the stream SA, SB or SX. Use this sllybus to prepare nicely.
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The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract exceptionally highly motivated students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science.
The objective of the program is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research; help them realize their academic potential; encourage them to take up research careers in Science, and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.Selection of the students is made from those studying in XI standard to 1st year of any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences.
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