KISHORE VAIGYANIK PROTSAHAN YOJANA

This is a program which is started in the year 1999 by the department of science and technology(DST). The government of India implemented this scheme to encourage students who are talented and interested in the research career of science. The main motto of this scheme is to identify the talented and interested students and motivate them to pursue their career in research of science.

                The nodal agency of government is organizing the KVPY programs to Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. They had a national advisory committee(NAC) for overall implementation.

                     In this program, the students who qualify for KVPY exams are provided with fellowship. The exams have three streams as

  1. SA(11th class)
  2. SX(12th class)
  3. SB(bachelor degree  )

            To clear the exam you need to score 75% in the aptitude test and 25% in interview marks. Fellowship is provided for the students who are eligible up to their pre PhD level and summer camps are arranged in the tp most institutions in the country.

The following are the courses that are available in the KVPY scheme. There are also types of question papers and the level of difficulty, colleges to choose.

ELIGIBILITY FOR KVPY:

          All the category students are eligible to attend for this exam but the eligibility criteria are different based on the category of study which is described below.

  1. SA(11th class): the student should perceive his 11th standard and  should have 75% in all the subjects in their 10th class and for the students of SC, ST 65% is enough
  2. SX(12th class):  the student should perceive his 12th standard and should secure 75% in maths and science in his 10th standard and for SC/ST students should secure 65% in 11th standard. The student should secure 60% in 12th standard and SC/ST 50% is required.
  3. SB(bachelor degree): the student must be in his first year of bachelor degree and secure 60% in SX and 60% in first-year bachelor degree. For SC/ST they should secure 50%.

The students with distance degree education are not eligible to apply for this scheme.

EXAM PATTERN:

            The interview process will check the knowledge of the student in science and technology. The interview consists of two phases as given below

  1. Attitude test
  2. Personal interview

The details of the exam are given below

Mode of exam Online mode
Type of questions in the exam Multiple types of question
Duration of exam 3 hours
How many parts Part A, part B
Available languages in the exam paper English Hindi

 For SA the exam pattern is given as below

Subjects Questions (Part 1) Questions (Part 2) Marks
Physics 15 5 25
Chemistry 15 5 25
Mathematics 15 5 25
Biology 15 5 25
Total 60 20 100

for SX and SB the exam pattern is as given below

Subjects Questions (Part 1) Questions (Part 2) Marks
Physics 20 10 40
Chemistry 20 10 40
Mathematics 20 10 40
Biology 20 10 40

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: to register for the KVPY exam the following is prerequisite which is given below

  • First, have to check whether you meet the requirement of percentage they specified
  • There is an official page available to get register
  • Fill all the details as needed to be filled as
  • Academic details
  • Upload scanned photo
  • Upload signature
  • And other scanned documents as per their requirement
  • Payment should be done through net banking
  1. After this download the admit card whenever it’s released
  • The exam fee of the exam is as given below
Category Fees
General/OBC Rs 1000/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs 500/-

WHAT DO ADMIT CARD CONSISTS OF the admit card is available on the KVPY website. The students are allowed to the exam centre without admit card.

                  The admit card consist of

  1. Student name
  2. Roll name
  3. Center of exam
  4. Date for examination
  5. Timing of the exam

OVERVIEW OF KVPY:

EXAM NAME KISHORE VAIGYANIK PROTSAHAN YOJANA
APPLICATION MODE ONLINE
MODE OF PAYMENT NET BANKING
PURPOSE OF EXAM TO PROMOTE TALENTED STUDENT IN RESEARCH OF SCIENCE
ELIGIBILITY SA,SX,SB
MODE OF EXAM ONLINE
TYPE OF QUESTION MULTIPLE TYPE QUESTIONS
DURATION OF EXAM 3 HOURS
ONLINE WEBSITE www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in

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