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 SA-Mentoring Scheme: Eligible students who have already applied for the test need not apply separately for the Mentoring Scheme.
A Mentoring list along will be simultaneously prepared along with a a regular merit list. It has to be borne in mind that the students under the mentorship list will not be open to any fellowship. They will be eligible for any fellowship only after they get admission in undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B. Sc./B. S./Int. M. Sc./M. S.) after the completion of XII Standard/(10 + 2).
During the mentoring period of one year, they will be invited for Summer Programme/Vijyoshi Program and all their expenses including travelling, living etc will be borne by KVPY.
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.
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.
Empowerment initiative for SC or ST students in the KVPY Fellowship Program
Apart from the main KVPY fellowship, there are another fellowships (up to 100) which are exclusively meant for the meritorious students of SC/ST under the various streams stated above. These fellowships will be operated, also a special orientation program is organized for the selected SC/ST students.