Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

KVPY Stream SA - Biology

KVPY Stream SA - Chemistry

KVPY Stream SA - Maths

KVPY Stream SA - Physics



Stream SB / SX MATHS


KVPY Exam Information

The KVPY Fellowships are given to Indian Nationals to Study in India

KVPY is a national level fellowship programme in the field of Basic Sciences. KVPY is conducted by Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bangalore.

KVPY fellowship has a two-stage selection process i.e. Aptitude Test and Personal Interview

KVPY exam is conducted in two streams Stream SA and Stream SX / SB

Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects)

Stream SX : Students enrolled in XII Standard (Science Subjects)

Stream SB : Students Pursuing Basic Science and currently in the first year of graduation

The merit list is based on 75% weightage for Aptitude Test marks in the streams SA, SB and SX and 25% weightage for personal interview.

Exam Pattern

Time : 180 minutes

Medium : English or Hindi

Stream SA : Total 80 Questions.

Part I – 15 Questions of 1 mark each in each subject, Part II – 5 Questions of 2 mark each in each subject

Each part is divided into four sections (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics). All the questions are compulsory (Science and Mathematics).

Stream SB/SX : In streams-SB and SX, there are four sections in both Part I and Part II (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics). Candidates may answer any THREE subjects in Part I and any TWO subjects in Part II. In case candidate attempts more sections, best of three in Part I and best of two in Part II will be considered.

Part I - 20 Questions of 1 mark each in each subject

Part II – 10 Questions of 2 mark each in each subject

In all the streams, there is NEGATIVE marking of 0.25 in Part I and 0.50 in Part II.

KVPY Fellowship

BASIC SCIENCES Monthly Fellowship Annual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB - during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. Rs. 5000 Rs. 20000
SA/SX/SB - during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat. Rs. 7000 Rs. 28000

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