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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can give kvpy in class 12 ? there is any role of class xi perentage?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 16th Feb, 2020


see you can appear in kvpy exam in 12th class, when you are in final year  of 10+2 course. there is no need to mention your 11 th percentage, but question will come from 11th and 12th syllabus both. so you need to study strictly for both of the exam.

follow the previous years question, and if you are preparing for jee main exam or neet exam, it is an added advantage for you.

all the best for your future.


Iam take a course PCMCs in 11th can I eligible for KVPY Exam and now iam studying in 11th

Akram Khan 29th Jan, 2020


The kvpy exam is held for different class group of students. 11 appearing students come under the stream SA. The eligibility for Student coming under S.A stream to apply for KVPY exam is as

eligibility  criteria - Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination immediately in the preceding academic year are eligible to appear for Aptitude test.

So according to above mentioned criteria you can give KVPY exam.

Hope you find this helpful. Best of luck.


can anyone send the link to check kvpy 2019 result

thomas joy 28th Jan, 2020

Hi there,

You can check the result of kishore vaigynik PY using this link


The apptitude test was conducted in the month of November 2019 and the results is announced recently.

Hope this will help you.

Thank you


online kvpy preparation programme

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 26th Jan, 2020
Before taking any preparation plan firstly I will suggest you to analyse the complete syllabus of KVPY and go through the expert advice and preparation tips of KVPY exam you can have it from the below link:
Now there are various coaching institute which offer online preparation program for KVPY exam so you can go through them.
Best of luck.

recommend any study material for sx stream . to get kvpy fellowship

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 26th Jan, 2020

Your basics need to be right and for that you need to study from NCERT books.

For Mathematics: Problem in IIT Maths, Mathematics for Class 12 by RD Sharms

For Physics: Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday, Robert and Jearl

Concept of Physics by DC Pandey

Tata Mc Graw Hill's book by HC Verma

Principles of Physics by Resnick and Haliday

For Chmistry: Modern ABC of Chemistry

NCERT Physical and Organic Chemistry

For Biology: Elementary Biology by Bhatia and Tyagi

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