KVPY Scholarship 2017- Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Admit Card

KVPY Scholarship 2017

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Scholarship 2017 offered by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore to encourage students to take up careers in research and basic science will be conducted at various centers on 5th of November 2017. The application forms for the same have been started from 16th July 2017. These forms can be filled online on the official website of IISc. KVPY Scholarship 2017 will be awarded only to those candidates who will qualify the eligibility criteria, the aptitude test and interview of KVPY. The KVPY Scholarship 2017 awarded provides a stipend to the students up till their post-graduation. All the information about the KVPY and IISc can be gathered and any questions arrived in candidates mind can be solved on this page as all the information will be given here, for e.g., application form, admit card, important dates of every event of KVPY, syllabus, results, selection process, etc. So make sure you stay tuned with us.

KVPY 2017 Notification

  • Exam Name – Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
  • Popularly known as – KVPY
  • Exam Conducting Body – Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
  • Exam Type – Aptitude Test
  • Test Level – National Level
  • Application form Status – Running
  • Admit Card – will be released later
  • Streams/Categories – SA, SB and SX
  • Conducted for – Fellowship/Scholarship programme
  • Scholarship Amount – INR 5000 for 1st to 3rd year and INR 7000 for 4th and 5th year
  • Selection Process – Two stages including Aptitude Test and Personal Interview

KVPY Scholarship 2017- Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Admit Card

About KVPY Scholarship Programme 2017

KVPY searches for candidates who have exceptional research abilities and academic qualifications and shortlists them for studies in basic sciences so that they can pursue a career in research and development of the country. Government of India in collaboration with Department of Science and Technology (DST) started this programmed in 1999. It is completely funded by DST including the stipends and Annual Contingency Grants. Details regarding the same are given bellow

Category/Stream Monthly Stipend Annual Contingency Grant
SA/ SX/ SB – B.Sc. / B.S. / B.Stat. / B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. for first three years INR 5000 INR 20000
SA/ SX/ SB – M. Sc./ Integrated M.Sc. / M.S for Fourth and Fifth year INR 7000 INR 28000

KVPY 2017 Important Dates

Events Important Dates
First Notification May 29, 2017
Online Application start July 16, 2017
Last date of KVPY 2017 online application August 23, 2017
KVPY Admit card availability Mid-week of October 2017
Exam Date November 5, 2017
Answer keys Second week of November 2017
Interview Mid December 2017
KVPY Result announcement First week of December 2017

Eligibility Criteria for KVPY 2017

All the aspiring candidates must check the eligibility criteria before the fill the application form to avoid any inconvenience. Aspirants pursuing an undergraduate degree in Basic Sciences such as B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. in different science subjects are only eligible to apply.

For Stream SA – Candidates currently in 12th class with science subjects who have obtained minimum 75% marks in mathematics and science subjects in class 10 state/national board qualifying exam are eligible for KVPY 2017. Students belonging to SC/ST/PWD must have obtained 65% marks in aggregate of Mathematics and Science subjects.

For Stream SX – Aspirants currently in Class XI under 10+2 pattern should obtain 60% marks in the qualifying exam and 50% marks should be obtained by SC/ST/PWD candidates to qualify. Candidates who will be pursuing undergraduate programs in basic sciences only are eligible for KVPY 2017. Aspirants must have scored 75% marks in class 10 and for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates, the qualifying marks are 65% in aggregate of all science subjects and mathematics.

For Stream SB – Aspirants currently in the first year of Bachelor degree in Basic Sciences who had obtained 60% marks in 10+2 qualifying exam (50% for reserved categories) are eligible for KVPY 2017. Also, students need to obtain minimum 60% marks in the first-year examination of Bachelor degree. However, for SC/ST/PwD candidates, the marks should be 50% or more.

Note: Aspirants pursuing the undergraduate program in private mode from any University, are not eligible to apply for KVPY 2017

How to apply online for KVPY 2017 Application Form

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of KVPY, i.e., kvpy.iisc.ernet.in.
  • Under the application tab, read all the information carefully.
  • After that, register on the site as a new user by filling basic personal details.
  • Candidates can login to complete KVPY application form 2017 including remitting application fee and uploading documents.
  • Candidates can submit the KVPY 2017 application form in online mode only.
  • Take a print of the application form for further use.

KVPY Admit Card 2017

The KVPY Admit Card 2017 will be available from the mid-week of October 2017. This would be available in online mode as well. All the information regarding the admit card will be updated on this page as soon as it has been released. Aspiring candidates must download the Admit Card at the earliest as it is the most important document in the perspective of the examinations. It contains all the necessary details regarding the candidate and acts as a valid proof of identity for the candidate. Without it students might not be allowed to sit in the examination. So, every candidate must download it and carry it with them to their respective exam centers.

KVPY Exam Pattern

Exam Mode – Computer Based Test

Exam Timings – SA from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and SX/SB from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Exam Medium – English or Hindi

Test Duration – Three hours for each paper

Type of Questions – Objective type questions

Total questions – 80 questions for SA paper and 120 questions for SB/SX paper

Total Marks – 100 marks for SA paper and 120 marks for SB/SX paper

Subjects – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology for both papers

KVPY 2017 Exam Pattern (SA Stream)

Subjects No. of Questions in Part 1 No. of Questions in Part 2 Total Marks
Physics 20 10 25
Mathematics 20 10 25
Biology 20 10 25
Chemistry 20 10 25

 KVPY 2017 Exam Pattern (SB and SX Stream)

Subjects No. of Questions in Part 1 No. of Questions in Part 2 Total Marks
Physics 20 10 40
Mathematics 20 10 40
Biology 20 10 40
Chemistry 20 10 40

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