KVPY Syllabus 2018

KVPY SyllabusKVPY Syllabus 2018 – Now that the application form of KVPY 2018 has been released, aspiring candidates must be on a lookout for the syllabus of KVPY 2018 to begin with the preparation for the scholarship exam. The KVPY syllabus 2018 mentions the subjects and important topics covered in the KVPY exam. While there is no prescribed KVPY 2018 syllabus for the aptitude test, it aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of candidates than their factual knowledge. However, candidates will be tested for the syllabus up to class 10th/12th/1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable. KVPY is an online aptitude exam conducted by IISc Bangalore. The questions in the KVPY 2018 exam will be asked from 4 subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Thus, candidates need to thoroughly revise their previous class syllabus which eventually can be termed as KVPY syllabus 2018. The KVPY exam will test the aptitude and analytical ability of the candidate. It will also test the application-oriented knowledge and some conceptual questions based on the same will be asked in the KVPY 2018 exam. To know more about the syllabus of KVPY 2018 including KVPY exam pattern and sample papers, read the complete article below.

 

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KVPY Syllabus 2018 – SA Stream

Candidates studying in class 11 can apply for KVPY 2018 SA stream. One is required to completely go through the Mathematics and Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) syllabus done till class 11. Apart from NCERT, candidates can also refer the books by other publishers (topics done till class 11) for that extra edge. Candidates with strong basics till class 10 have a better chance in clearing KVPY SA stream. Some of the topics covered in different subjects in KVPY 2018 syllabus are:

Physics: Magnetic Effects of Current, Sources of Energy, Reflection, Refraction, Electromagnetic Induction, Applications in Daily Life, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Physical World and Measurement, Gravitation, Thermodynamics.

 

Chemistry: Chemical Reactions, Metals and Non-Metals, Periodic Classification of Elements, Carbon Compounds, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Thermodynamics, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties, Acids, Bases and Salts, Environmental Chemistry.

 

Biology: Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Heridity and Evolution, Reproduction, Life Processes, Diversity of Living Organisms, Cell: Structure and Function, Our environment, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology.

 

Mathematics: Real Number, Polynomials, Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Statistics, Quadratic Equations, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics and Probability, Probability, Surface Areas & Volumes, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometric Functions. 

KVPY Syllabus 2018 – SB/SX Stream

Those pursuing their first year of under-graduation in basic sciences are eligible to apply for KVPY SB stream. The syllabus for KVPY 2018 for SX and SB stream is the same. Candidates will be required to cover all topics in Maths and Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) till their UG level. They must also cover all topics from NCERT books and refer books by other renowned publishers for the topics covered. The KVPY paper for both SB and SX will be same. Few topics covered are:

 

Physics: Physical World and Measurement, Sources of Energy, Refraction, Applications in Daily Life, Waves & Optics, Electricity & Magnetism, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Magnetic Effects of Current, Work, Energy and Power, Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Reflection, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current, Electrostatics, Thermal Physics, Electromagnetic Induction.

 

Chemistry: Periodic Classification of Elements, Carbon compounds, Acids, Bases and Salts, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties, Metals and Non-Metals, Environmental Chemistry, Solid State, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Isolation of Elements, Surface Chemistry, Chemical Bonding, Thermodynamics, Chemical Reactions, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Chemistry of Noble Gases, Structure & Bonding, Alkenes, Cycloalkenes, Dienes and Alkynes.

 

Biology: Life Processes, Human Physiology, Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Genetics and Evolution, Our Environment, Ecology and Environment, Plant Physiology, Reproduction, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology, Genetics, Diversity of Living Organisms, Cell: Structure and Function.

 

Mathematics: Evaluation of Integrals, Statistics, Surface Areas & Volumes, Vectors and 3-D Geometry, Calculus, Real Number, Quadratic Equations, Probability, Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometric Polynomials, Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Functions, Linear Programming, Relations and Functions., Analytical Geometry in Two Dimensions, Vector Algebra.

 

KVPY Exam Pattern 2018

 

KVPY Exam Pattern for SB/SX Stream

KVPY SX/SB exam has two parts. Part I will contain 80 questions (20 each of PCMB). A student is required to attempt questions of only 3 subjects i.e. 60 questions. In Part II, There will be 40 questions (10 each of PCMB) and a student will be required to attempt only 2 subjects questions i.e. 20 questions.

 

KVPY Exam Pattern for SA Stream

KVPY 2018 will have two parts. 60 questions (15 each of PCMB) of 1 mark each will be asked in part I while part-II will carry 20 questions (5 each of PCMB) of 2 marks each. Candidates will be required to attempt all subjects in part-I and II.

 

KVPY Sample Papers 2018

While preparing the KVPY syllabus 2018 for the exam, candidates will get a better idea with regards to the question paper pattern, number and types of questions asked, marks allotted to them and more by using the sample papers of KVPY 2018. Candidates must download and practice the KVPY sample papers 2018 as many times possible to prepare themselves better and improve their chances of clearing the exam.

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I am going to pursue B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science from DU this year. Am I eligible to give KVPY 2018?

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Is kvpy exam taken only computer based?

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Hi Simran,

Yes, KVPY 2018 exam would be conducted in CBT (Computer Based Test) format only.

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I complete bsc 1st yr 1month before. Shall I eligible to apply KVPY exam.

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If a student is qualified in S.A. , what would kvpy give them??

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How can I prepare for kvpy sx and what will be right track for me to get good marks .........

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Here are some of the preparation tips given below for KVPY SX, It can be helpful for you-Analyse Syllabus & Exam Pattern - First of all, it is very important to know the complete syllabus from whe...Read More

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