KVPY Interview Tips 2019- How to Crack Interview?
Updated on May 24, 2019 - 5:06 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

KVPY Interview Tips 2019- Kishore Vaigyanik Protysahan Yojna (KVPY) encourages young minds to develop a niche for science and evolving technology in this domain. Department of Science and Technology (Indian Institute of Science) conducts KVPY Exam, every year. It is a fellowship/scholarship exam which is held at the national level. KVPY 2019 is scheduled to be held on November 3, 2019 and its result will be announced in December 2019. On the basis of KVPY result, selected candidates will be called for the final round of selection or interview.

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KVPY Interviews can be the first interview process that students face. Hence, it is necessary to prepare for the same in a profound manner. KVPY interview conducts to know the confidence level and basic details of the candidates. We have provided some helpful KVPY interview tips that help in cracking the same with flying colours.

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KVPY Interview 2019 Guide

Students must have heard that the first impression is the last impression hence, it is always a good option to provide an everlasting impression to your interviewer. Enter the room with a genuine smile. It shows that you are confident and you are ready to face the challenges. The KVPY Interview may focus on strategy to determine the personality of candidates and analyze candidates holistically. The interview session shall be based on applying concepts of real life scenarios and situations. Tips to crack KVPY Interview is a guide which includes basic tips and suggestions to clear the interview session of KVPY which is the last stage to qualify KVPY. Know everything about KVPY interview

Documents Required for KVPY Interview

  • KVPY 2019 Admit Card
  • KVPY 2019 Result Card
  • Caste Certificate (If Required)
  • Original marksheets of class 10th/ 11th/ 12th
  • Medical Certificate
  • Study Certificated duly attested by the Principal/ Head of the Institute

Focus areas of KVPY Interview Session –
Below are some focus areas of KVPY Interview session, which you need to keep in mind while attending the session.Do's and Don'ts

  1. Presence of Mind
  2. Conceptual understanding of subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
  3. Screening the nerves: How the candidate explains and briefs
  4. Candidate's opinion on non-academic topics.
  5. Confidence, alertness and expression

4 Basic Mantras to Crack KVPY Interview

Read below the three basic points to clear KVPY Interview. Your interview strategy shall lead you to your goal.

  1. You are in KVPY Interview session because you have qualified KVPY Written Exam. There is no reason to doubt your capabilities and potential. Hence, stay motivated during the process as confidence is the first attribute that interviewer examine. Just give it your best shot with energy and confidence!
  2. Interview is much more about an exam. This might be among your very first interviews but do ensure you attend it with full intensity and present the best of you. Believe in yourself. You need to be panic and feel restless. All those who are there are like you.
  3. An interviewer won’t be able to comprehend who you are and how good you are until you speak up in the interview. Keeping silent in the KVPY Interview won’t help. Practice well at home and throw away the shyness before attending the interview session.
  4. Accept if you don't know any answer- Interviewers like honest answers. It is okay if don't know any answer. So, always be honest and be precise.

KVPY Interview Questions (Sample Questions)

In the KVPY 2019 interview, there will be a panel of examiners who will access your answers and provide marks on the basis of the same. While asking these interview questions, these examiners will also analyse their body language, behaviours, attitude and confidence level of the students. Here, we have mentioned frequently asked KVPY interview questions

  1. Tell us something about yourself
  2. What is your aim?
  3. What are your hobbies?
  4. Which is your favourite subject?
  5. What are your weak and strong points?
  6. What is your study schedule?
  7. Have you worked on a project?
  8. How will you utilise the scholarship money?

Besides, the experts may ask for reacting to some situation and will analyze you with your reactions. They may ask you to calculate some complex identities to examine your calculating power. Further, they may test your scientific temperament and aptitude by asking you some basic questions based on the science of daily life.

IISc shall be declaring KVPY Cutoff. However, you can look below for cutoff of last year to have an overview of the same.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protysahan Yojna (KVPY)

KVPY fellowship grants under its various categories by the Department of Science and Technology is given in the table below. These amounts of scholarships to the students are provided until their pre-Ph.D level:

Basic Sciences

Monthly Fellowship

Annual Contingency Grant

SA/SX/SB - during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S.

Rs. 5000

Rs. 20000

SA/SX/SB - during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S

Rs. 7000

Rs. 28000

Students of class X and XII of both government and public schools are eligible for KVPY scholarships. The students of class XI to first year of undergraduate programme in Basic Sciences namely B.Sc. /B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology are selected for this coveted National level fellowship/scholarship examination.

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Questions related to KVPY

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i am in 12 mpc now. can i appear for kvpy exam?

sudheer kumar 16th Jan, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

Yes you can apply for KVPY exam this year. As kvpy is conducted for students of class 11 and 12 every year.

Visit the given link for more information:



kvpy exam kya h.................

Aditya kumar Student Expert 5th Jan, 2020
Hi Praveen


  • Actually KVPY stands for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana .

  • It is a national level scholarship examination which is conducted to promote and encourage highly talented  students to opt for research .
This exam is especially for those students who want to pursue higher education in basic science.

  • It is initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India.

  • As per the eligibility criteria of KVPY , those who are in class 11th, 12th and 1st year of UG courses in basic science are eligible for SA, SX and SB streams, respectively

For detail information about Kvpy and more go through our page for which link is provided below :-

I hope that it helps you


When will release interview admit card & other documents for KVPY interview 2020?

KISHORE LOHRA 2nd Jan, 2020

Dear gaurav,

After realising the results of written exam on 10 dec 2019 there no any update provided by  the exam conducting authority .so please visit the official website of KVPY regularly for regarding upcoming dates and events regarding interview.

Document required at the time of interview of KVPY-

  • all your original  educational certificates like marksheet, Admit card ,passing certificate etc
  • Identity card like aadhar, pan card
  • admit card of kvpy written exam
  • etc..

if you want to know more information about the kvpy then you can go through the below link



kvpy exam kya hai..... ..............

Manisha Gupta Expert 31st Dec, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

KVPY is a National-level Scholarship program, 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.

There are three different streams that are SA, SX & SB. Selection of the students is made from those studying in XI standard to 1st year of any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences. The eligibility criteria for all the categories of KVPY 2019- SA, SB and SX are different.

You can check the complete information to go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!

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when we have to write our kvpy exams after 12th

Kanupriya Gupta 31st Dec, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an ongoing National Fellowship Program in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract exceptionally highly motivated students to pursue basic science and research careers in science.

The aim of the program is to recognize students with talent and research skills; to help them realize their academic potential; to enable them to pursue research careers in science and to ensure the growth of the country's best research and development scientific minds.

The advertisement for the KVPY Fellowship is published every year in all national newspapers, usually on Technology Day (May 11) and the Second Sunday of July.

The selection of students is made from those studying in the XI-Standard to the 1st year of every undergraduate program in basic sciences, namely B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc., M.S. aptitude for scientific research in mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. Special groups / committees are set up at IISc to screen applications and administer an aptitude test at different centers across the world. Depending on the results of the aptitude test, short-listed candidates are asked for an interview, which is the final stage of the selection procedure.

The application for KVPY generally opens in the 2nd week of July 2020 and continues upto the first week of September. The exam takes place in the first week of November and the results are declared in December. After that the candidates are called for interview which happens in the last two week of January.

The exam os online in both English and Hindi language. The questions are objective-type MCQ's. Attempts vary according to the streams. The time duration is 3 hours and the maximum marks awarded in the examination are 100.

For more information: http://www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm

Hope this helps. All the best!

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