KVPY 2016 exam conducted on Nov 6
Apratim Chatterjee, 06 Nov 2016, #KVPY

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.

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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.

KVPY Results

 

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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Does CMI offer direct admission to the KVPY scholars?

Rishi Garg 7th Dec, 2019

No, Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) does not offer direct admission to the KVPY Scholars.

CMI offers admission in two ways:

(1). Direct admission to the olympiad qualifiers (INMO, IMO qualifiers)

(2). Students qualifying the CMI's entrance exam held in May each year

KVPY scholars has to qualify the entrance exam conducted by CMI to get admission in the CMI.

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When the result of KVPY 2019 will be declare?

Dinesh Goyal 5th Dec, 2019

Hye,

KVPY officials has not declared any exact date for the announcement of KVPY result 2019. But it is expected that KVPY result will be declared in the second week of December 2019. You should stay updated with the given link.

All the Best!!!

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how to prepare for sx stream ?

Halry Bhalodia 6th Dec, 2019


The KVPY exam tests the aptitude and analytical ability of the student. The prerequisites for a good score in KVPY exam is clarity of concepts. For KVPY, knowing how to solve a problem isn’t enough. It’s important to know why you solve the problem that way.

Preparation Tips

For KVPY SX/SB : Study any three subjects you’re strong in. In that two should be extremely strong. develop your own technique of solving

If you are JEE or NEET aspirant, follow JEE or NEET study material respectively. For Biology, NCERT is best.

Study all the concepts and topics thoroughly. You need to have strong concepts understanding to perform well in KVPY exam. KVPY relies less on memory and more on applying ideas and concepts to solve problems.

While practicing questions if you know that you are not much familiar with the concepts involved in the question, don’t attempt it, rather study the concept first and then solve the question.

Make summary sheets to revise important concepts and formulas weekly in all subjects. This is common for KVPY, JEE and NEET preparation.

Create a habit of problem solving. The more problems you solve, the more you will become familiar with strategies for picking the right formula in tests and exam.

Try to visualize the question. Write down the given information, draw a diagram of situation and write the thing you have to find. Do this with easier questions first and then difficult questions.

Make notes of each and every topic (important terms, formulas, reactions, mistakes while solving problems). Make a separate notebook for remembering formulas in each subject. Keep revising what you learn during the preparation.

KVPY exam have enough time to solve less number of questions. Maintain accuracy and avoid negative marking.

Solve KVPY previous years papers to practice type of questions you can expect in the KVPY examination. Check paper pattern and marking scheme to prepare well for the exam.

Since KVPY exam will be conducted in computer-based mode, it's recommended to practice online mock tests of KVPY. Find your weak links and silly mistakes and work on them. The goal is to improve with each test. (https://mystudycart.com/kvpy-online-coaching)

Be positive and don’t panic. Yes, the exam is early but it’s the same for all KVPY aspirants. Make sure you understand concepts properly and practice KVPY level questions.


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Does subject wise score in the KVPY matters, Do we need to score minimum marks in each subject to qualify?

Rishi Garg 2nd Dec, 2019

This is the good thing that the subject wise score in KVPY doesn't matter for the final result. However one has to score the minimum qualifying score in both exams (i.e., Written Exam and Interview).

For publishing the Stage 1 result, The total score in the written exam is taken into account, Also the section wise score doesn't matters.

For further information, kindly go through the link

http://www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/


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If I have attempted all the sections in Part 2 in KVPY SX Stream, how will the total Marks be calculated?

Rishi Garg 2nd Dec, 2019

If you have attempted all the four sections in KVPY, then as you said you appeared in SX stream, you had to attempt any two out of the four sections, but don't worry there is no loss in attempting all the four sections because in this case marks of the best two out of the four sections will be taken into account for calculation of the final result.

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