KVPY 2019: 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 2019 began on 8th July 2019. The KVPY Examination will be conducted on 3rd November 2019. Students who will clear the KVPY exam and interview will be eligible for direct admission in top institutes like IISc and the various IISERs. In this article we have provided information regarding KVPY 2018 Eligibility, Application Form & Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut Off and more. Apply Here for KVPY 2019.
KVPY 2019 Highlights
|Exam Name||KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana)|
|Conducting Authority||Indian Institute of Science|
|Streams||SA, SB, and SX|
|Exam Centres||54 Centres Pan India|
|Exam Date||3rd November 2019|
|Nationality||Citizen of India|
KVPY 2019: Important Dates
|Online Application Starts||8th July 2019|
|Last Date to Apply||Fourth week of August 2019|
|Release of KVPY Admit Card||Second week of October 2019|
|KVPY 2019||3rd November 2019 (Released)|
|Release of KVPY Answer Key||Fourth week of November 2019|
|Declaration of KVPY Result||December 2019|
|Interview Round||January 2020|
|Declaration of Final Result||April 2020|
KVPY 2019: Eligibility Criteria
|Stream SA||Candidates have to finish their 10th class with the combination of Science & Mathematics subjects. They have to obtain a minimum of 75% marks and for SC/PWD/ST 65% marks aggregate in the qualifying examination. Should join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) after class XIIth.|
|Stream SX||Candidates have to clear their 10th class with least 75% marks and for SC/PWD/ST 65% in aggregate in Mathematics & Science subjects. Applicants also have to succeed the 10+2 examination with the subject Science & should obtain a minimum of 60% marks and for SC/PWD/ST 50% in aggregate.|
|Stream SB||Candidates enrolled in the 1st year of the undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./ B.S./B.Stat./ B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. during the academic year in which KVPY is conducted.|
|Candidate must be a citizen of India.|
How To Apply For KVPY 2019?
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 2019, it is essential for you to know the steps to fill the application form. We get you the steps to abide by while filling the 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 2019 Application Fee
- Fee for General Category/OBC: Rs. 1000 +KVAT @ 5.5% = Rs. 1055.
- Fee for SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 500+KVAT @ 5.5% = Rs. 528.
- The fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking or Challan.
KVPY 2019 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 2019 Syllabus
|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 2019 Cut Off
|Streams||Previous Years Cut off Score 2017|
KVPY 2019 Preparation
When you prepare for KVPY 2019 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.
|Practice Online Questions||CLICK HERE|
KVPY 2019 Admit Card
The KVPY 2019 Admit Card will be issued by the exam conducting authority through online mode. Aspirants can tentatively download the admit card from the second week of October 2019. 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 in across 54 exam centers pan-India.
KVPY 2019 Interview
The interview is primarily conducted to gather additional information on each finalist candidates with regard to their knowledge, abilities, and aptitude, etc in the field of science and research. 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. Aspirants must prepare a few introductory questions as they can be asked to introduce themselves by the jury. The students will be informed about their interview dates, time and venue details.
KVPY 2019 Result
KVPY result will be declared in two stages- Aptitude test and Interview. Only those candidates who get through the KVPY aptitude test will be called forward for the interview process. The final result for KVPY will be declared after the conduction of the interview. The aptitude test result will expectedly be declared in December 2019. While the final result will tentatively be declared in April 2020. KVPY results will be declared online on the official website of KVPY. There will be no offline copies of the same.
KVPY 2019 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.|
Candidates must follow the KVPY 2019 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 2019 is conducted only in the online mode. For any information regarding KVPY 2019 or exams in general, feel free to post your comments in the section below.
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