as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
  • About Exam

    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. From this article, candidates can get the complete information about KVPY 2017.

  • Eligibility

    The KVPY eligibility criteria are 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 1styear final examination & secure at least 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD).

  • Test Duration & Pattern

    The KVPY Exam will be held in the first week of November 2017. The entrance exam will be organized in online or offline mode. The duration of the exam will be three hours. The medium of the question paper will be English & Hindi language. It is a multiple choice question paper. The question paper divided into two parts: PART I & PART II. The question paper will be 100 marks. candidates may check KVPY exam pattern from the below table.

    Sl. 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

  • Exam Format

    The KVPY syllabus 2017 comprises of the Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Mathematics subjects. No prescribed syllabus for entrance exam. The syllabus will contain the topics of the Class 10th/11th/12th/1st year of B. Sc/B. Stat./BS/B. Math./Int.M.Sc/MS.

  • Important 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

  • How to Apply

    The KVPY Application Form 2017 will be available through online mode from the second week of July 2017. Candidates can fill the form till second week of August 2017. The last date for KVPY application form submission will be the last week of August 2017.

  • Official Website

    kvpy.iisc.ernet.in