KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Check Details Here

KVPY Eligibility Criteria

KVPY 2018 Application form – Check all the details of KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018 here. Get Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Exam Pattern and Steps to Apply.

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018

KVPY is generally known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a national level scholarship programme for identifying the scientific aptitude in students. This programme was started by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India in the year of 1999. KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018 comprises a total of – minimum qualification requirements, age criteria, etc. It is managed by the Indian Institute of Science, Banglore. KVPY is conducted mainly to provide fellowship and contingency grant to the pre-Ph.D. level for all the selected students. Here, we are providing the detailed information about KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018.

KYPY Eligibility Criteria – Students’ Fellowship

The fellowship of the students appearing for KVPY will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences, that is, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics, Geophysics, Materials Science or Environmental Science.

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KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Stream SA

Students who are enrolled in class XI

  • Eligibility for appearing: Students should have passed with a percentile of 75% (65% for SC/ST/OBC) in aggregate in Math and Science subjects in class X Board examination.
  • Scholarship Eligibility : The scholarship is provided while joining undergraduate course in basic sciences upon securing minimum 60% (50% for SC/ST/OBC) in science subjects in XII board.
  • During the interim period, the students are invited to regional/ national science camp with expenses reimbursed.

Stream SX

All the Students who are goin to enrol in class XII

  • Eligibility for appearing: All the students should have scored 75% (65% for SC/ST/OBC) in aggregate in Math and Science subjects in class X Board examination.
  • Eligibility criteria for Scholarship: The scholarship is provided after joining undergraduate course in basic sciences upon securing minimum 60% (50% for SC/ST/OBC) in science subjects in XII board.

Students enrolled in 2nd year of Cambridge International Examination Board

  • Eligibility before appearing: Students should have scored 75% (65% for SC/ST/OBC) in aggregate in Math and Science subjects in class X Board examination.
  • Eligibility for the Scholarship: The scholarship is provided upon joining undergraduate course in basic sciences upon securing minimum 60% (50% for SC/ST/OBC) in science subjects in XII board.

Stream SB

For the Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program

  • Eligibility criteria for appearing in the program: Students should have scored 60% (50% for SC/ST/OBC) in aggregate in Math and Science subjects in class XII Board examination.
  • Eligibility for the Scholarship: The scholarship is provided upon joining undergraduate course in basic sciences upon securing minimum 60% (50% for SC/ST/OBC) in 1st-year final exam.

Exam Pattern – KVPY Eligibility Criteria

Pattern for SA Stream:

Section

Part I Questions (1 mark per question/-0.25 for wrong answer)

Part II Questions (2 marks per question/-0.5 for wrong answer)

Total Marks

Mathematics

15

5

25

Physics

15

5

25

Chemistry

15

5

25

Biology

15

5

25

Total Questions: 80

Pattern for SX/SB Stream:

Section

Part I Questions (1 mark per question/-0.25 for wrong answer)

Part II Questions (2 marks per question/-0.5 for wrong answer)

Total Marks

Mathematics

20

10

40

Physics

20

10

40

Chemistry

20

10

40

Biology

20

10

40

In SB/SX, candidates are required to answer any THREE of four subjects in Part I and any TWO of four subjects in Part II.

Total Questions: 90

KVPY Exam 2018 – Important Dates

We have provided the tentative schedule of KVPY 2018 in the below given table,. The moment official dates are out, we will update the same in this section.

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Online Application Form Issued

2nd week of July 2018

Last Date of Form Filling

2nd week of August 2018

Admit Card Availability

2nd week of October 2018

Exam Date

1st week of November 2018

Result Announcement

1st week of December 2018

Interview Round

3rd week of January 2019

Selection Procedure

The eligible students will be called for aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centres across the country around third week of January 2019. Based on candidate’s performance in the Aptitude Test, all the short-listed students are called for an interview. Further, the merit list is prepared on 75% weight-age for Aptitude Test marks and 25% weight-age for the interview. Aptitude exam can be given at three levels:

Application Procedure – KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018

1. You need to register online on its website www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in if you wish to apply.

2. Fill up the personal and academic details and choose test center.

3. Upload photo, signature and other certificates.

4. Pay the application fees either by credit card, ATM Debit card, Net Banking or e-challan.

5. Download the admit card from the website

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