Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Eligibility Criteria, KVPY Application

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Here are Details, Benefits, Eligibility Criteria & Application Procedure.

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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Eligibility Criteria, KVPY Application Form

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract exceptionally highly motivated students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science.

Objective of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

The objective of the KVPY is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research; help them realize their academic potential; encourage them to take up research careers in Science, and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana 2017

The advertisement for the KVPY Fellowship appears in all the national dailies normally on the Technology Day (May 11) and the Second Sunday of July every year.

Important Dates
Opening of online application portal: 16th July 2017
Last date for closing of online application: 23rd  August 2017
Exam Date: 5th November 2017

Eligibility Criteria for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

KVPY Fellowships are given to Indian Nationals  to Study in India

Stream SA; Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2017-18 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination

Stream SX; Candidates passed 10th class with minimum 80% marks (70% for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate in Mathematics & Science subjects. Candidates who qualify the 10+2 examination with Science subjects & secured at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD category) in aggregate are eligible.

Stream SB; Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. during the academic year 2017–18 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology)  in the XII Standard Board Examination. In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Selection Procedure for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

  • Aptitude Test: After scrutiny of application forms and meeting the eligibility criteria for various streams, all eligible students will be called for  aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centers across the country on Sunday, th5th November 2017
  • Admit Card
    • Students  may download the admit card for the aptitude test from the website from the  second week of October 2017.
  • Interview: Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students will be asked to appear for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure.

Application Form for KVPY | For Application related queries: application@kvpy.iisc.ernet.in

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana’s Detailed Documentation | Contact No: (080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 22933536

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