KVPY 2015 dates announced; Exam on November 1

The Indian Institute of Science has announced the dates for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna KVPY on June 15 on its official website. As per the official notification the KVPY 2015 exam will be conducted on November 1 in a paper-pencil mode for all the eligible students and the application process will start from July 12, 2015.

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KVPY is a national fellowship programme in Basic Sciences, conducted by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The KVPY fellowship/scholarship programme aims at attracting and motivating students across country to pursue research career and basic science education.

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In the official announcement, the application for the KVPY 2015 will start from July 12 and will continue till August 30. The official important dates are provided in the table below,

Start of KVPY 2015 Application

July 12, 2015

Last date to apply

August 30, 2015

Admit Card download starts

October 10, 2015

KVPY 2015 Exam date

November 1, 2015

As per the Eligibility criteria, students who wish to pursue their education in India in the following undergraduate courses are eligible for the KVPY programme. The eligibility is divided into following sections,

Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2015-16 and having secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination. The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) in the academic year 2017-18 after having secured a minimum of  60% (50%for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the XII standard/(+2) Board Examination. During the interim period of one year they will be invited for Regional /National (Vijyoshi) Science Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be met by KVPY.

Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2015–16 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to  B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. for the session 2016–17 provided they have secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination and a minimum of  60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination.

 

Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to   B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. during the academic year 2015–16 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics)  in the XII Standard Board Examination. In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

 

Based on the eligibility, the candidates can apply for by filling in the application forms till August 30 in an online mode.  Only after the successful submission of application form, students will be able to download the Admit Card from October 10, and can appear in the exam on November 1, 2015.

 

As per the Exam Pattern of KVPY 2015, it isan aptitude test is available in both computer-based and paper-pen formats with 80 questions for SA stream and 120 questions for SB/SX stream to answer. Each year cutoff for both general and SC/ST/PWD candidates is declared by KVPY. The aptitude test does not follow any prescribed syllabus, but students are tested as per the syllabus of class X/XII/First year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S as applicable.

 

KVPY will announce the Result for KVPY 2015 after both the stages of selection procedure are complete. The students shortlisted from the aptitude test will be informed and called for the interview either in the last week of November or in the month of December. However no specific result dates have been provided by the officials.

 

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First published on: June 15, 2015

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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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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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