KVPY

 

The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is conducted and administered by the Indian Institute of Science(IISc) Bangalore. KVPY 2018 is a national scholarship program held to encourage students in pursuing courses in basic sciences. Students, starting from class 11 to the first year of undergraduate programs, can appear for the scholarship test, which is held in the computer-based mode. KVPY 2018 is scheduled to be conducted on November 4, the admit card for which has been released on October 12, 2018. It is held for three categories- SA, SB and SX, separately. Candidates are selected for scholarship under each category on the basis of an aptitude test followed by an interview.  The online application process for KVPY 2018 began on July 11, 2018, at 5 PM and the last date to fill the application form online was August 31, 2018, at 5 PM. The application fee payment for KVPY 2018 had been extended and closed on September 7, 2018 at 5 PM. The KVPY exam 2018 scholarship would be granted to the winners only after they start pursuing their UG courses in basic sciences, as approved by IISc Bangalore.

Important dates of KVPY - 2018

Event

Date

Online Registration

11th Jul-31th Aug 2018

Downloading of Admit Cards 

12thOct2018

Date of Examination

4thNov 2018

Date of Announcing Results 

3rd week of Dec 2018


Note: The Computer Based Test (CBT) will be conducted in one/two shifts per day. Single Shift: 10.00 AM-12.30 PM. Two Shifts: Morning Shift - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM and Afternoon Shift - 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM.

Eligibility Criteria for KVPY

KVPY SA

Students studying in class 11th to apply for the exam and student must be studying Basic Science course to avail scholarship.

Class X Result : A candidate must score 75% for general category (with a relaxation of 65% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate for Mathematics and science subjects to apply for the exam.

Class XII Result: A candidate must score60% for general category (with a relaxation of 50% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate for all subjects to avail scholarship.

KVPY SX

Students studying in class 12th to apply for the exam and student must be studying Basic Science course to avail scholarship.

Class X Result : A candidate must score 75% for general category (with a relaxation of 65% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate for Mathematics and science subjects to apply for the exam.

Class XII Result: A candidate must score 60% for general category (with a relaxation of 50% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate for all subjects to avail scholarship.

KVPY SB

Students enrolled in the first year of Bachelor’s degree program in Basic Science.

Class XII Result: A candidate must score 60% for general category (with a relaxation of 50% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate for all subjects to avail scholarship.

Exam Structure

KVPY SA

Mode of Exam:The Computer Based Test (CBT) - Online

KVPY exam is consisting of 80 multiple choice questions. It is divided into two parts –

Part 1 consists of 60 questions of 1 mark each for right answers and negative marking of 0.25 marks for wrong answers

Part 2 consists of 20 questions of 2 marks each for right answers and negative marking of 0.5 marks for wrong answers. 

Duration:3 hours (9:30 AM to 12: 30 PM)

KVPY SX

Mode of Exam:The Computer Based Test (CBT) - Online

KVPY exam is of 160 marks. It comprises of 120 multiple choice questions divided into two parts. 

Part 1 has 80 questions of 1 mark each. 0.25 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. 

Part 2 has 40 questions of 2 marks each. 0.5 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. 

Duration:3 hours (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

KVPY SB

Mode of Exam:The Computer Based Test (CBT) - Online

KVPY exam is consisting of 120 multiple choice questions. The test is computer-based of 160 marks. 

Part 1 will consist of 80 questions. Students will get 1 mark for every right answer. For every wrong answer, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks. 

Part 2 will consist of 40 questions. Students will get 2 marks for every right answer. For every wrong answer, there is a negative marking of 0.5 marks.

Duration:3 hours (2:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

NOTE:The candidate can opt for question paper in English/ Hindi language

More Details Log on to website:http://www.kvpy.org.in/

 

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