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
Disclaimer: Based on our Prepmeter tool.

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Kalpana Shastri 15 hours ago

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Kalpana ShastriLast Seen: 15 hours 8 min agoJoined on: 20-Jul-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

I am appearing for KVPY SA stream but aint getting proper study material.Can u help me out with it

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Manisha Gupta 15 hours ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 14 hours 31 min agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
I would suggest you to go through well with NCERT books as it will be very helpful to crack the exam. Here are some of the books name you can prefer for KVPY preparation.Physics:Fundamentals of Physic...Read More
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gopika m 3 days ago

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Gopika MLast Seen: 2 days 16 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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Jasleen Kaur TanejaLast Seen: 16 hours 25 min agoJoined on: 10-Jan-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi,Yes, you can apply and sit for KVPY 2018 even if you've written NEET 2018 provided you fulfil the eligibility criteria specified for KVPY.The eligibility criteria for SB stream states that you must...Read More

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Richa Mathur 4 days ago

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Richa MathurLast Seen: 3 days 13 hours agoJoined on: 30-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

When will kvyp exam form released

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Jasleen Kaur TanejaLast Seen: 16 hours 25 min agoJoined on: 10-Jan-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi,The application form of KVPY has been released by IISc Bangalore on July 11, 2018 in online mode. The last date to submit the completely filled application form is August 31, 2018. The application ...Read More

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Shashank KadambriLast Seen: 4 days 23 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: 16 hours 25 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 6 days ago

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SimranLast Seen: 5 days 22 hours agoJoined on: 15-Jul-2018Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Class 12

Is kvpy exam taken only computer based?

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Sachin Malik 17 hours ago

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Sachin MalikLast Seen: 39 min 31 sec agoJoined on: 27-Jun-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above


Hi Simran,

Yes, KVPY 2018 exams will computer based only.

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