What is KVPY?

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national level fellowship programme in Basic Sciences conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. The KVPY fellowship/scholarship programme is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, is held to attract and motivate students across the country to purs..Read More

KVPY Application Details

The KVPY application form is online. The steps to fill the KVPY application form are as follows:

Step 1 – Registration: To register, candidates have to enter the following details - Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Class, Mobile number, Email ID, Nationality and Captcha Code. The stream will be updated automatically once a candidate enters his/her class. A user ID and password will be shared on the registered email ID and mobile number which shall be used to download the admit card/hall ticket after its release. After successfully registering candidates can proceed to fill the application form. 

 

Step 2 – Filling of Academic & Personal Information: Apart from the personal details, candidates are required to fill in their academic details too. All details must be filled in very carefully as no change in information will be entertained thereafter.

 

Step 3 – Uploading of Scanned Documents and Payment of Fee: Candidates must choose their preferred language for test, test centres and upload scanned copies of their picture and signature. Thereafter, application process will complete after the payment of fees. The application fee for different categories is mentioned below:

 

KVPY Application Fee

Category

Fee

General/OBC

1000

SC/ST/PWD

500

 

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KVPY Eligibility Criteria

The KVPY Fellowships are awarded to Indians  to Study in India (Students intending to pursue/pursing under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply).

 

Stream-wise Eligibility for KVPY

Criteria

Stream SA

Stream SX

Stream SB

Currently studying in

Class XI

Class XII

1st year of Undergraduate program

Criteria In Class X

Minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Maths and Science subjects

Minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Maths and Science subjects

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Criteria In Class XII

Minimum of  60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects

Minimum of  60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects

Minimum of  60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects

Criteria in UG 1st year final exam

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Minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S

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KVPY Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
NEFT
Net Banking
Demand Draft
Others

KVPY Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Online
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Ten
KVPY Exam Section Number of TopicsNumber of QuestionsSection Score
Mathematics
111125
Physics
101025
Chemistry
7725
Biology
9925
Mathematics
6640
Physics
141440
Chemistry
171740
Mathematics
6640
Physics
141440
Chemistry
171740
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gopika m 2 days ago

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Gopika MLast Seen: 1 day 12 hours agoJoined on: 13-Feb-2016Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Do i can give kvpy if i had already written neet exam in 2018

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Nikhil Sharma 2 days ago

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Nikhil SharmaLast Seen: 11 hours 59 min agoJoined on: 15-May-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation
HiiStudents enrolled in their 11th, 12th and first year of graduation (Science subjects) can apply for KVPY 2018 under the SA, SX and SB streams, respectively. It is a scholarship exam for shor...Read More
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Richa Mathur 2 days ago

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Richa MathurLast Seen: 2 days 9 hours agoJoined on: 30-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

When will kvyp exam form released

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Nishant SharmaLast Seen: 2 days 8 hours agoJoined on: 27-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
dear richa mathur,They will be available till august 2nd- 3rd week tentatively, so make sure you keep itself updated with the release date of the application form.for update about kvpy you cn go throu...Read More
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Shashank KadambriLast Seen: 3 days 18 hours agoJoined on: 30-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

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

My classes are starting from 20th July, 2018. I have read on the website that only basic sciences' students [B.Sc.(Maths/Physics/Chemistry)] are eligible. So I am in confusion, is B.Sc. (Hons) Comput... Read More

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Jasleen Kaur TanejaLast Seen: 13 hours 1 min agoJoined on: 10-Jan-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Shashank,According to the KVPY eligibility, only students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc...Read More

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Simran 5 days ago

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SimranLast Seen: 4 days 18 hours agoJoined on: 15-Jul-2018Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Class 12

Is kvpy exam taken only computer based?

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Jasleen Kaur TanejaLast Seen: 13 hours 1 min agoJoined on: 10-Jan-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hi Simran,

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

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sanjaikandan 5 days ago

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SanjaikandanLast Seen: 4 days 22 hours agoJoined on: 15-Jul-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

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

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Ipshita SarmahLast Seen: 10 hours 32 min agoJoined on: 07-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi,Sorry to say but you are not eligible to apply for KVPY. The SA, SX and SB streams are for 11th, 12th and UG 1st year students, respectively (Candidates enrolled in the academic year 2018-19). ...Read More

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