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  • Last Modified 24-01-2023

KVPY Eligibility Criteria for SA, SX, and SB Streams


KVPY Eligibility: IISc Bangalore determines the KVPY Eligibility Criteria for SA, SB, and SX streams. KVPY Eligibility 2022 comprises age criteria, minimum required qualification, etc. Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, started this KVPY programme in 1999, and the Indian Institute of Science, Banglore managed it. Here, we have provided detailed information about KVPY 2022 eligibility criteria 2022.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a scholarship program encouraging candidates to pursue research careers in basic sciences. The program is funded by the Government of India’s Department of Science and Technology. Candidates who wish to apply for KVPY 2023 must check out the KVPY eligibility criteria for 2022. Only those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria for the KVPY fellowship should fill out the application form. Read this article to get the necessary information about KVPY eligibility criteria, KVPY exam eligibility, KVPY scholarship eligibility, and more.

Latest Update:
-The KVPY admit card 2021 was released on their official website – kvpy.iisc.ernet.in
-INSPIRE programme will replace the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY)

KVPY Important Dates 2022

KVPY application form will soon be released in the first week of September. Candidates can check the details below.

EventExpected Dates
KVPY Application Date 20221st week of September
Last Date to ApplyLast week of October
Release of KVPY Admit CardTo be Announced
KVPY 2022 ExamTo be Announced
Release of KVPY Answer KeyTo be Announced
Interview RoundTo be Announced
Declaration of Final KVPY ResultTo be Announced

KVPY 2022: Overview

Before getting into the detailed eligibility criteria for KVPY Fellowship, let us first have an overview of the exam:

Exam NameKishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Conducting AuthorityIndian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
Exam Centers54 Centres Pan India
Exam ModeOnline
StreamsSA, SB, and SX
Exam DatePostponed
Official Websitekvpy.iisc.ernet.in

KVPY exam for all three streams has only one stage, i.e., the written test. Students who qualify for the KVPY exam will be eligible for direct admission to top institutes like IISc and various IISERs. Earlier, the KVPY had 2 stages- An aptitude Test and Interview. Based on the result of the Aptitude Test, candidates are called for the Interview process. In order to get the scholarship, students need to clear both Aptitude tests as well an Interview. The weightage of the Aptitude Test is 75%, whereas the Interview has a 25% weightage.

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates applying for any of the three streams should be Indian National. In addition, candidates must meet the following KVPY 2022 eligibility criteria:

StreamKVPY Eligibility
SAFor KVPY 2022, all those students who have passed the X standard board examination are eligible to appear for the aptitude test. The student should produce a Class XI study certificate once selected as a provisional KVPY fellow.
SXCandidates must clear their 10th class with at least 75% marks and for SC/PWD/ST 65% in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects. Applicants also have to succeed in the 10+2 examination from the Science & stream and should obtain a minimum of 60% marks and for SC/PWD/ST 50%  in aggregate.
SBFor KVPY 2021, all those students who have passed the XII board examination are eligible to appear for the aptitude test. The student should produce a study certificate of 1st year B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. once they are selected as a provisional KVPY fellow.

Verification of KVPY 2022 Eligibility

If a candidate gets to appear for the KVPY SX 2022 exam, it does not mean that his KVPY 2022 eligibility criteria are verified. Before selecting the scholarship program candidate, the concerned authorities will check and verify his eligibility criteria. It is, therefore, extremely important for candidates to check their eligibility before applying for the exam. Providing false, inaccurate, or wrong information can lead to the cancellation of the candidature at any stage of the exam.

FAQs on KVPY Eligibility Criteria

Check out the frequently asked questions on KVPY eligibility criteria.

Q.1. Can Class 11 students give KVPY?
Yes, students from Class 11 are eligible for KVPY. They can take the KVPY Aptitude Test in SA and SX streams.

Q.2. What are the minimum marks required to qualify in KVPY?
The minimum marks required to qualify in KVPY depend on the cut-off score.

Q.3. Can I take the KVPY exam in the Hindi language?
Ans: Yes, candidates are allowed to take the KVPY exam in the Hindi language.

Q.4. What is the qualification for KVPY Interview?
Ans: The candidates will be qualified only via written tests. Based on the result of the Aptitude Test, candidates will be called for the Interview process. For the final selection, the weightage of the aptitude test is 75%, whereas the interview has a 25% weightage.

Q.5. How to know for which KVPY stream I am eligible?
Ans: You can check if you are eligible for the KVPY exam or not by checking the KVPY eligibility criteria for 2022. You can check the list of KVPY streams (SA/SX/SB) on Embibe, for which you are eligible.

So, now you have all the necessary details about KVPY eligibility 2022. Start your preparation now so that you finish the syllabus at the earliest and have enough time for revision. Prepare well and ace the exam with flying colours.

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