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KVPY - FAQ
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What is KVPY Exam?

KVPY means Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana . THis is conducted by IISc and provides scholarship to 11th and 12th class students. The exam is for science students.


 

Exams conduct under KVPY?

SA , SX, SB


 

Can State board students participate in KVPY?

Yes


 

What if I qualify KVPY exam but I am not awarded KVPY fellowship as I have taken admission in other courses (not in courses as mentioned above) - You will not get kvpy fellowship but since you have qualified kvpy exam it is a big boost to your biodata and will help you a lot when you are applying for jobs / other scholarships / admission to foreign universities and a lot to your confidence.


A test is conducted online. Can I take a computer based test in Hindi?

Yes.


 

What is the syllabus for the written exam?

There is no prescribed syllabus for the written exam. The written exam aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student than his/her factual knowledge. However, students are tested for the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable.


 

Various Exam conducted by KVPY

(a) Stream SA: Students enrolled in the XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2014-15 and having 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.

Students promoted through both the Summative Assessments-II conducted by the school and conducted by the Board are eligible to apply, if they satisfy eligibility criteria. If the students have obtained a letter grade in the qualified examination, they are requested to convert it into an appropriate % marks and fill-up the application form.

(b) Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII standard / (+2) during the academic year 2014-15 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) for the session 2015–16 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. They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

(c) Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st Year of an undergraduate program in sciences (B.Sc./B.S./ B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) during the academic year 2014-15 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII/(+2) 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.


 

Is it necessary that the students have to study all the four subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics?

In respect of the streams SB and SX the students who have studied any three of the four subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology are eligible to apply.


 

When does the KVPY advertisement come in the newspapers?

The advertisement for the KVPY Fellowship appears in all the national dailies on the Technology day (May 11), and on the second Sunday of July every year.


 

Can I avail the KVPY Fellowship along with a merit scholarship?

KVPY does not allow its Fellows to receive simultaneously fellowship /scholarship from more than one source, either government or private. In case they are in receipt of any other fellowship or scholarship, they will have to relinquish it in order to avail the KVPY Fellowship.


 

When can I get the application form?

The KVPY is publishing its detailed advertisement on 2nd Sunday of the month of July every year. The application form can be obtained after the publication of the advt.

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

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