Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore has conducted Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) scholarship examination on November 6, 2016 across various Indian cities. The fellowship examination was held in computer based mode for three hours duration. The IISc Bangalore regulated exam was conducted for all streams– SA, SB and SX. The candidates appearing for SA stream were to report at their examination centres by 8:30 am and those for SB and SX streams at 1:00 pm as per their reporting times mentioned in the KVPY 2016 admit card.
Candidates, those who will be qualifying KVPY 2016 examination will be shortlisted for interview round, which is the second stage of selection for the fellowship programme. Candidates can find below the highlights of KVPY 2016 examination.
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Highlights of KVPY 2016 examination
KVPY 2016 examination was conducted in computer based mode.
The candidates for SA stream were allowed to appear in the KVPY examination in the forenoon session beginning at 9:30 am. There were offered a time limit of three hours, as their examination ended at 12:30 pm.
Those who were appearing for SB and SX streams were allowed to attempt the questions between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.
The SA stream candidates had to attempt a total of 80 questions from four subjects– Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The questions were of multiple-choice type divided into two parts where the first part comprised as many as 15 questions and the second part had 5 questions from each of the subjects. The maximum marks for attempting the 80 questions correctly were 100.
The candidates appearing from SB and SX streams had to attempt as many as 120 questions carrying 160 marks in total. The first part had a total of 80 questions from four subjects– Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, whereas 10 questions were there in each subject of the second part.
The result of KVPY 2016 examination will be announced in the third week of December after which the shortlisted candidates will have to participate in the interview round. The final merit list for KVPY fellowship programme will be calculated on the basis of interview marks.
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