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KVPY

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) organizes a national level scholarship program which is known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY). It is conducted to encourage students for pursuing a research career in the field of basic sciences. This programme started in 1999 which is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
 

KVPY Exam Dates

Here, we have updated the KVPY exam dates for the session 2017-18:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form Availability Second week of July 2017
Application Form Availability Last Date Second week of August 2017
Form Submission Last Date Last week of August 2017
Admit Card Released Second week of October 2017
Date of Exam First week of November 2017
Result Declaration date First week of December 2017

 

Eligibility Criteria

The KVPY eligibility criteriaare given here:

  • Candidates should be Indian Citizen.
  • For Stream SA, Candidates have to complete their 10th class with Science & Mathematics subjects. They have to secure at least 80% marks (70% marks for SC/ST/PwD) aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • For Stream SX, Candidates have to pass 10th class with minimum 80% marks (70% for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate in Mathematics & Science subjects. Candidates also have to qualify the 10+2 examination with Science subjects & secure at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD category) in aggregate.
  • For Stream SB, Candidates have to complete their 10+2 examination & obtain minimum 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate in Science Subjects. Candidates also have to pass their 1st year final examination & secure at least 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD).

 

KVPY Exam Pattern

  • Date of Exam: The KVPY Exam will be held in the first week of November 2017.
  • Mode of Exam: The entrance exam will be organized in online or offline mode.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be three hours.
  • Language: The medium of the question paper will be English & Hindi language.
  • Type of Questions: It is a multiple choice question paper.
  • Papers: The question paper divided into two parts: PART I & PART II.
  • Marks: The question paper will be 100 marks.

 

Sr. No Subject Part I Part II
1 Mathematics 15 questions – 1 mark each 5 questions – 2 marks each
2 Physics 15 questions – 1 mark each 5 questions – 2 marks each
3 Chemistry 15 questions – 1 mark each 5 questions – 2 marks each
4 Biology 15 questions – 1 mark each 5 questions – 2 marks each