KVPY FAQs: Get your Questions Answered

  1. What is the syllabus for the written test?

    • As such, no particular syllabus is prescribed for the written test. However the course content is only what the student has learnt till Class 12. The main objective of this test is to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student rather than his/her factual knowledge.
  2. I have completed my X Standard exam in 2011. Am I eligible to apply for KVPY 2012?

    • Stream SA: Students currently studying in the XI Standard (Science Stream) i.e.. In the academic year 2012 − 13. Also they should have scored a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.
    • Students both through the Summative Assessments-II conducted by the school and conducted by the Board pattern can apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria. It should be taken care that if the student has been assessed by a letter grade in the qualifying examination, he should convert it into an appropriate % and then accordingly fill-up the application form and send it.
    • Stream SX: Students that are currently studying in XII Standard with Science stream i.e.. During the academic year 2012 − 13 and wishing to pursue further graduation in Basic Sciences (B. Sc./B. S./Int. M. Sc./M. S.) for the academic year 2013 − 14, only if they have scored atleast 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination are included in the SX stream.
    • Stream SB: Students currently studying in the 1st year of undergraduation with Basic Sciences i.e.. During the academic year 2012 − 13 and have secured atleast 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard Board Examination are included in the SB stream.
  3. When does the KVPY advertisement come in the newspapers?

    • The advertisement for the KVPY Fellowship appears in all the national dailies, usually on the Technology Day i.e.. The May 11 and also on Second Sunday of July every year.
  4. Can I avail the KVPY Fellowship along with a merit scholarship?

    • KVPY does not allow its Fellows to be eligible for any other sholarship apart from its own, whether it government or private. However if there is any such case, they relinquish the other fellowship so that the student can avail the KVPY Fellowship.

Discussions & Questions

  • I have pass class X and have 7.8 cgpa can I appear in test ? ( - on ))

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    You can fill the form at - http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm

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  • I do not have biology in my XII standard. Am I eligible for kvpy exam? If yes, then what will be the marking scheme for me? ( - on ))

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    Class 12 Students can appear in Stream SX category, you will have to opt 3 out of the 4 subjects. There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY, however we do suggest that you cover NCERT thoroughly. You can also check out the practice questions with detailed explanations available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I have passed class 12'th in 2016 and studying bsc phyics(1st year), so am I eligible to apply kvpy SB stream 2016? ( - on ))

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    Yes you can appear for KVPY Stream SB. For preparation material refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I have just given the 10th standard final examination in 2016. Am I eligible to apply for KVPY in 2017?What is the syllabus of KVPY for class XI ( - on ))

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    KVPY does not have a prescribed syllabus. You can work out NCERT Books and solve past year papers. Yes you can appear for KVPY Stream SA in class 11th. The detailed solutions for past year papers of KVPY are available at https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • If I appear in std XI for KVPY and not able to clear the exam, am I allowed to appear for KVPY again when I will be in std XII or Ist year of my Graduation? ( - on ))

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    Yes you can appear in KVPY in 12th. To get complete solutions for past year papers and similar questions for KVPY Stream SA please visit https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/Stream-SA/

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  • I am in class 12 and wants to do MBBS after 12th. Am i eligible for the SX stream for KVPY exam? ( - on ))

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    To know your eligibility for KVPY please check out the following link-http://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Information/KVPY-Eligibility.html

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