KVPY Eligibility

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Basic Sciences

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 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.

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.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • I am currently in class 10(session 2017-18). Should I apply for kvpy now or next year?

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    You would be eligible to apply next year. Students from class 11th , 12th and 1st year basic sciences can appear for KVPY.

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  • I m just going to class 12(2017-18). Which stream in kvpy i eligible for sa,sx.

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    Class 12 pursuing student will be eligible for Stream SX.

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  • I am studying in class 11 can I apply for KVPY?

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    Yes class 11 students can apply for KVPY exam.

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  • I am 12th pass can l eligible for kvpy

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    Yes 1st year BSc students are eligible to apply for KVPY.

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  • Sir, currently I՚m in 10th standard and want to clear KVPY. Where do I get its form from … ? when will the exam held in 2017 . ? when do I have to take form and submit? I mean I want to know more about it

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    The information will be released on the website, exam is usually held in the month of Nov, for exam preparation and solutions to past papers refer https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am studying in class 12 with science subject will the ques paper of kvpy cover full syllabus of class11and 12 class?

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    Yes you should cover the complete NCERT Syllabus. For solutions to past papers visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am studying in B. Sc. (Agri) in 1st year. Can I apply the form for this exam.

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    Yes you can apply for KVPY examination in 1st year of basic sciences.

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  • Can I apply for KVPY after passing class 12th and without joining any bachelor's course...nWill I be eligible if I drop an year after 12th?

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    Students enrolled in Class 11th , 12th or 1st year basic sciences are eligible to apply.

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  • I am 12th pass student but I am dropper student I am taking the improvement exam in 12th class. May I applicable to the KVPY exam?

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    Only students enrolled in class 11th , 12th and 1st year Bachelors of Basic Sciences are eligible to appear for KVPY.

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  • Sir is mathamatics complusary for science stream for KVPY exam

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    Maths is compulsory for class 11th - stream SA

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