What is KVPY exam? KVPY is Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana which is a national-level examination. It is conducted to provide scholarship up to the pre-PhD level to select students. It has been started and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India so as to provide opportunity to extremely bright and ambitious students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in the field of science.
The main motive of this program is to pick talented students for research purpose. Through this program, the students are provided academic potential to carry out research activities and are encouraged to take up research careers in the field of Science. The idea is to bring out the best in these individuals so that they contribute towards scientific research and development of the country.
Who conducts KYPY 2019 exam?
The Indian Institute of Science, abbreviated as (IISc.), Bangalore holds responsible to conduct this paper. The official website of KVPY is www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in.
Why should students enroll for KVPY 2109 examination?
KVPY scholarships help deserving candidates to pursue higher education with ease. These scholarships are eligible for an undergraduate level up to pre-research level.The selection of the students is done from among those studying in class XI to 1st year of any undergraduate program under the science stream such as B.Sc., B.S., B. Stat., B. Math., Int. M.Sc. or MS in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths. The students must also possess an aptitude for scientific research. Certain special committees have been set up at IISc to shortlist the applications and hold an aptitude test at different centers across the country. Those who qualify in this exam are required to sit for an interview based on which the candidates are finally selected for this program. Fellowships are given up to the pre-PhD. Level to the KVPY fellows.
What is KVPY 2019 Exam dates?
The official notification for KVPY 2019 is expected to release in July 2019. The tentative schedule of events, however, is mentioned below:
- Online Application Form Availability- July/August 2019
- Deadline for Application Fee Payment- August 2019
- KVPY Admit Card Release- October 2019
- Tentative Exam Date- November 2019
- KVPY Result Announcement- December 2019
- Interview Begins- January 2020
- Final Result Announcement- March 2020
KVPY 2019 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates are required to fulfill the eligibility criteria of KVPY 2019 examination or else their candidature is subject to rejection. A candidate should be a citizen of India. Moreover, the fellowship will also be awarded to Indian Citizens only.
Find below the detailed KVPY 2019 eligibility criteria for SZ/SX/SB Streams:
|No||For SA Stream||For SX Stream||For SB Stream|
|1.||Under this category, candidates studying Science subject in 11th. Std. can apply||Candidates studying Science (PCMB) in Class XII can apply under this category||Undergraduate students who are studying PCMB subjects that lead to B.Sc/MS/B.Stat./Integrated M.SC. can apply under this category.|
|2.||They should have studied Maths and Science in Class X.||Candidates should have studied Science and Maths with a min. of 75% marks in Class x (65% for SC/ST/PWD candidates)||A min aggregate of 60% marks in 10+2 examination (50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates)|
|3.||Must have secured a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in 10th class (For SC/ST/PWD candidates- 65% marks)||They should be willing to pursue higher studies in Basic Sciences after 10+2 exam completion with a min. aggregate score of 60% in Science subjects (50% for SC/ST/PWD Candidates).||Candidates must have also secured a minimum of 60% marks in the first year final exam of graduation (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates).|
What is the procedure for filling KVPY 2019 Application Forms?
The application forms for the examination will be available on the official website only. The application process shall start in the month of July 2019. The steps which aspiring candidates have to follow are given below-
- Registration- Candidates should have a valid email id and an active mobile number in order to register online. All the necessary information relating to the examination & application process shall be communicated/informed to registered email id or mobile number. The confirmation of registration will also be received on the same.
- Filling Important Details- Candidates after registration will have to re-login to the website and fill in the personal as well as academic details. They would also need to upload scanned images of passport sized photograph and signature (in JPG/JPEG format). While filling the specified details, candidates must choose the test center (up to three test centers can be chosen) in order of preference.
- Application Fees Payment- Candidates can pay the fees either online (credit card/net banking/debit card/ integrated payment gateway) or offline (e-challan) which is non-refundable or non-transferable.
KVPY 2019 Application Fees
The fees differ as per the category of candidates. For OBC & General, it is Rs. 1000/-. For SC/ST Candidates it is Rs. 500.
- Print-out of Application Form- After the final submission of the application form, an application number which is generated automatically can be seen. Candidates should take note of this number and also obtain a print out of the application form for future purposes.
How to download the KVPY 2019 Admit Card?
The Admit card is likely to be issued in October 2019. It will have details like Applicant’s name, photograph, Registration number, DOB, exam venue and date along with timings.
Students are advised to carry the admit card with themselves to the examination hall with a valid ID proof. To download the KVPY 2019 Admit Card, follow:
- Go to the official website of KVPY.
- Click the KVPY 2019 Admit card tab and enter the login details.
- The admit card will be displayed on the screen with an option to print, download or save it.
- Choose any one of the above options and keep it safely for future use.
KVPY 2019 Exam Pattern with Syllabus
|Details||Category SA||Category SX/SB|
|Language/ Medium||English & Hindi||English & Hindi|
|Level of Exam||Science Syllabus of 10th & 12th Std.||Science Syllabus of 12th std. & Ist year of B. Sc./Integrated M. Sc. Syllabus|
|Time Duration||3 hours||3 hours|
|Type of Questions||Objective, Multiple Choice||MCQ, Objective|
|No. of Questions in Part I||Physics- 15 Q.||Physics- 20 Q.|
|Chemistry- 15 Q.||Chemistry- 20 Q.|
|Mathematics- 15 Q.||Mathematics- 20 Q.|
|Biology- 15 Q.||Biology- 20 Q.|
|No. of Questions in Part II||Physics- 5 Q.||Physics- 10 Q.|
|Chemistry- 5 Q.||Chemistry- 10 Q.|
|Mathematics- 5 Q.||Mathematics- 10 Q.|
|Biology- 5 Q.||Biology- 10 Q.|
|Marking Scheme for Section-I||+ 1 mark will be given for each correct answer. – 0.25 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer|
|Marking Scheme for Section-II||+ 2 marks awarded for each correct answer. – 0.50 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer|
|Total marks||100 marks||100 marks|
What is KYPY 2019 Syllabus?
Students are advised to concentrate on class 10th & 12th subjects because the test examines the in-depth knowledge of concepts. The focus should also be laid on analytical ability questions. To practice a variety of questions, students should appear for mock tests and solve past year papers to get an idea of the examination pattern. One can easily find previous year question papers with solutions at Etoosindia website.
KVPY 2019 Result
The results for the examination will be announced through online mode in the first week of December. It is announced by IISc. & students can check the results on the official website of KVPY with their username and password.
How to check KVPY 2019 Results?
Visit the official website of KVPY and click on the link for ‘Results’. Enter login credentials and check the results. You can take a printout or download the results also for future use.
KVPY 2019 Cut-off
|Stream||Qualifying Marks out of 100|
Merit List for KVPY 2019
The merit list will be released by IISc. which is based on the candidates’ performance in the written test. It will mention the names and application number of all those candidates who have successfully qualified the examination. If a student makes it through the written test, s/he will be called for the interview round.
KVPY 2019 Selection Process
The selection process for the examination depends upon the performance of candidates in the test. The procedure involves interview rounds (usually in the third week of January) for which candidates are informed through email/website. Once they clear the examination and interview, they will be eligible to take the scholarships.
To avail the scholarships, candidates need to bring the application form, admit card. Class X & XII original mark sheet, category certificate, interview call letter, and self-appraisal form.
How to prepare for KVPY 2019?
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