KVPY 2020-21: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a prestigious and national level scholarship program which is run by the Indian Institute of Science. Aspirants who qualify KVPY will receive a monthly scholarship up to pre Ph. D. level. KVPY Registration 2020 began on 6th September 2020.
KVPY 2020 Examination will be conducted on 31st January 2021. Students who will clear KVPY exam will be eligible for direct admission in top institutes like IISc and the various IISERs. In this article we have provided information regarding KVPY 2020 Eligibility, Application Form & Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut Off and more.
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Latest update on KVPY 2020-21 examination: KVPY 2020 Application Form Last date has been extended till 30th October 2020.
KVPY 2020 Highlights
Before you apply for the KVPY Fellowship 2020, let’s have an overview of the KVPY exam:
|Exam Name||KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana)|
|Conducting Authority||Indian Institute of Science|
|Streams||SA, SB, and SX|
|Exam Centres||54 Centres Pan India|
|KVPY Aptitude Test||31st January 2021|
|Nationality||Citizen of India|
KVPY 2020 Application: Important Dates
IISC has released all the important dates for KVPY 2020 Examination. Let’s have a look at the dates:
|Online Application Starts||6th September 2020|
|Last Date to Apply||30th October 2020|
|Release of KVPY Admit Card||November 2020|
|KVPY 2020 Exam||31st January 2021|
|Release of KVPY Answer Key||February 2021|
|Interview Round||No Interview for 2020-21|
|Declaration of Final KVPY Result||To be announced|
KVPY 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, there are some changes in the eligibility criteria for KVPY 2020-21. Read the new KVPY Eligibility Criteria and see if you are eligible to apply.
|SA||For KVPY 2020, all those students who have passed X Standard Board Examination are eligible to appear for the aptitude test. The student should produce a study certificate of XI class once they are selected as a provisional KVPY fellow.|
|SX||Candidates have to clear their 10th class with at least 75% marks and for SC/PWD/ST 65% in aggregate in Mathematics & Science subjects. Applicants also have to succeed 10+2 examination with the subject Science & should obtain a minimum of 60% marks and for SC/PWD/ST 50% in aggregate.|
|SB||For KVPY 2020, all those students who have passed 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.|
How To Fill KVPY 2020-21 Application Form?
The KVPY Application form is now available on the official website of KVPY. You can also click on the application link given in this article to apply for the exam. In order to apply for KVPY 2020-21, it is essential for you to know the steps to fill the application form. We get you the steps to abide by while filling KVPY application form:
- – 1st Step: Visit the official website of KVPY- kvpy.iisc.ernet.in
- – 2nd Step: Click on the link given for KVPY Registration.
- – 3rd Step: Fill in your Personal details, Mobile Number, Email Id, Date of Birth and Enter the Captcha.
- – 4th Step: Now, log in to fill the application form using the User Id and Password you received on your mail or mobile number.
- – 5th Step: Enter your “Personal”, “Educational”, and “Residential” details.
- – 6th Step: Upload your scanned “Photograph” and “Signature.”
- – 7th Step: Now, proceed to pay the application fee.
- – 8th Step: Submit the KVPY application form by clicking on the “Submit” button.
- – 9th Step: Download the application form and take its print out for future reference.
KVPY 2020 Application Fee
The application fee for KVPY 2020 is tabulated below:
|General Category/OBC||₹ 1,250/- (Rupees one thousand two hundred and fifty only)|
|SC/ST/PWD||₹ 625/- (Rupees six hundred twenty five only)|
Note: The fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking or Challan.
KVPY 2020 Exam Pattern
KVPY exam pattern for stream SA, SB, and SX is more or less the same. The paper consists of 2 parts- Part I and Part II. Both the parts comprise 4 sections- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. In Part I of all the stream, 1 mark will be awarded for correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for incorrect response. In Part II of all the streams, for each correct answer, 2 marks will be given to the candidates and 0.5 marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
|Subjects||No of Questions||Total Marks|
|Subjects||No of Questions||Total Marks|
KVPY 2020 Syllabus
KVPY Syllabus is important for all students who are preparing for KVPY Exam 2020-21. It gives an idea of questions that are asked in the exam and also the important topics for the exam. Let’s see the syllabus for KVPY examination.
|SA||Analytical Skills, Syllabus of class 11th subjects (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology)|
|SB||Analytical Skills, Syllabus of class 12th (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology).|
|SX||Analytical Skills, Syllabus of their respective class. Syllabus of class 12th(Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics). 1st year of B.Sc. / B.S. / B.Stat. / B.Math. / Int. M.Sc. / M.S. syllabus is also applicable.|
KVPY 2020 Cut Off
We will give the KVPY 2020 cut off once aptitude test is over. For now, we present you the previous year’s cut off for 2019. Let’s see the KVPY cut off 2019 in the table below:
|Streams||Previous Years Cut off Score 2019|
KVPY 2020 Preparation: Practice Papers And Mock Tests For KVPY
When you prepare for KVPY 2020 Exam, care should be taken that you are moving in the right direction. The more you practice, the fewer errors you make. Attempting the KVPY Practice Test Series, based on the pattern of the KVPY Exam should form an integral part of your preparation because it tells you about your level of KVPY exam preparation. Most importantly, it also tells you the areas which need your attention. Revision is the key to remember all that you have studied. KVPY study materials and practice links are given below.
All the students are advised to solve KVPY Previous Year’s Papers to clear the cut off.
KVPY 2020 Admit Card
The KVPY 2020 Admit Card will be issued by the exam conducting authority through online mode. Aspirants can tentatively download the admit card in November/December 2020. Aspirants will get their KVPY Hall Ticket by entering their login credentials. The admit card contains the name of the candidate, roll number, exam center venue, exam date & time, category, etc. The exam will be conducted across 54 exam centers pan-India.
KVPY 2020 Interview
No interview will be conducted for KVPY 2020-21 as per the directive of IISC.
Due to the recent coronavirus outbreak, KVPY exams are already late. To ensure that the exams are finished on time, IISC has decided not to conduct interviews this year. As one-time measure, KVPY Fellowship 2020 will be awarded solely based on aptitude test without interviews. The KVPY Aptitude Test planned to be conducted on 31st January 2020 will be the final selection process.
KVPY 2020 Result
KVPY result for 2020-21 will be declared for only 1 stage – Aptitude Test. Fellowship will be awarded to candidates based on their performance in the KVPY aptitude test. The result of this test will be considered final and no interviews will be conducted. The aptitude test result date is yet to be announced. Keep visiting this page to get the latest updates on KVPY results 2020.
Note: KVPY results will be declared online on the official website of KVPY. There will be no offline copies of the same.
KVPY 2020 Scholarship
|Basic Science||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|
|The Fellow continues to study Basic Science courses in school/junior college/university, and maintains a minimum level of academic performance of first class or 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate or equivalent grade points and the students have to necessarily pass all the subjects prescribed for that particular academic year (two semesters in case of semester system) and should have obtained the above-specified percentage of marks.|
FAQs Related To KVPY Exam 2020-21
A: You can apply for KVPY 2020-21 exam on the official website of KVPY. Check all the details about KVPY registration process on Embibe.
A: Due to the coronavirus situation, KVPY 2020 was postponed. Now, IISC has released the new dates for KVPY Fellowship exam. Check all the details here on Embibe along with practice materials.
A: For KVPY 2020-21, there are some changes in the eligibility criteria. Before you apply for the exam, you must check if you are eligible for KVPY aptitude test or not. You can check all the details about KVPY exam including eligibility criteria, cut off marks, exam pattern, and admit card here on Embibe.
A: Yes, students from Class 11 are eligible for KVPY exam.
A: The students who qualify in the KVPY Exam are eligible for a fellowship as well as admissions into institutes like the IISc and the IISER based on additional criteria. This exam has 3 Streams: SA (Class 11), SX (Class 12), and SB (First year BSc).
A: Most of the students consider KVPY aptitude test tougher than other exams. It depends on your preparation level and your knowledge of the subject.
A: KVPY syllabus is similar to that of the syllabus from class X/XII/1st year of B.S./ B.Sc./B. Math./B. Stat./M.S./Int. You can check the detailed KVPY syllabus and practice questions on Embibe for free.
Since the KVPY syllabus is similar to that of JEE, you can practice JEE Main questions to ace in the KVPY aptitude test:
Candidates must follow the KVPY 2020 Exam Pattern & Syllabus and plan their KVPY study plan accordingly. It will also be beneficial if they practice and take tests online as the KVPY 2020 is conducted only in the online mode. For any information regarding KVPY 2020 or exams in general, feel free to post your comments in the section below.
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