KVPY Syllabus and Subjects

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.

  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry

Instructions

The following instructions should be kept in mind.

  1. The duration of test is 3 hours (9.30 a. m. To 12.30 p. m.).

  2. The exam is multiple choice questions based for 100 marks. The paper has two parts, Part I consisting of four sections (each containing 20 questions) and four sections in Part II (each containing 10 questions). You are given choice to answer any THREE of the four sections in Part I, and any TWO of the four sections in Part II.

  3. The composition of the question paper is given in the table below:

    Subject Part I

    Part II

    Mathematics 20 questions-1 mark each

    10 questions-2 marks each

    Physics 20 questions-1 mark each

    10 questions-2 marks each

    Chemistry 20 questions-1 mark each

    10 questions-2 marks each

    Biology 20 questions-1 mark each

    10 questions-2 marks each

  4. The answer paper is an OMR sheet. All the answers are to be marked in the given sheet itself.

  5. One correct answer among the four given choices is to be marked.

  6. There is negative marking for wrong answers. Unanswered questions will not be evaluated and will not be penalized as a wrong answer.

  7. In Part I each correct answer gets 1 mark and for each incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. In Part II 2 marks will be given for each correct answer and 0.5 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Discussions & Questions

  • For KVPY SX STREAM DO I NEED TO STUDY FOR CLASS 11TH TOO? and Are all the 4 subjects to be studied? ( - on )

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    For KVPY preparation please visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Plz tell about kvpy syllabus for class 11thnHow the students in class 11th will prepare for 12th syllabus for KVPY exam.. ( - on )

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    For KVPY preparation go to - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Can you please suggest some reference books for sx stream ( - on )

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    Complete NCERT books.

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  • I am in class 9th can i appear for kvpy if yes then what is the syllabus and exam pattern ?? ( - on )

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    You can appear in class 11th for KVPY. You will have to cover NCERT books. The exam pattern is objective.

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  • I am presently in 10th standard and I want to appear for kvpy so can i appear for it.if yes please tell me the syllabus ( - on )

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    You can appear in class 11th.

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  • I have done bsc microbiology...now I want to do msc microbiology..so which entrance exam I should give for getting chance in iisc ( - on )

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    You will have appear for exam by IISc

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  • i am in 11th and does not have biology as my subject, so can i still appear for kvpy exam? ( - on )

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    Yes you can, but for class 11th all four subjects are compulsory and you will have to answer questions from biology.

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  • Are all the 4 subjects (Mathematics Biology physics chemistry ) mandatory for KVPY exam for class 12?????.....and Is the question based on only 11th & 12th syllabus ?? ( - on )

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    For class 12th, 3 out of thee 4 subjects can be attempted.

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  • Presently im in 12 th, can i apply for the kvpy exam this year?.If yes then what all syllabus must i study. ( - on )

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    Yes, cover NCERT. For practice visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am in 11th ,preparing for jee and thinking to give kvpy in eleventh? ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for KVPY. For KVPY preparation visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/ and for JEE check out - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/JEE/

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  • I have opted for pure science group can I attend kvpy exam???? If I didn't attend it in grade 11 can I attend it in grade 12 to avail scholarship ( - on )

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    Yes you can.

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  • which book is refered for kvpy exam of sb stream? and give some tips about exam preparation. ( - on )

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    Fro KVPY we recommend that you cover NCERT thoroughly and solve past year questions available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am in class 11 and by following ncert books and eleventh class books can we ready for kvpy ( - on )

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    For KVPY we recommend that you refer NCERT books. Along with that you can also refer solutions to past papers at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Is all 4 subjects are compulsory for 11th kvpy ? ( - on )

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    Yes for class 11th all 4 subjects are compulsory.

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  • I am in 11th class I have taken physics , chemistry, and biology. Maths is not in my subject so it is mandatory to study maths for paper ( - on )

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    For class 11th all four subjects are mandatory. For class 12th you can select 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • can i appear for KVPY test in class IX? ( - on )

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    KVPY is meant for class 11th, 12th and 1st year basic sciences students,

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  • I'm going to write my kvpy exam for class 12 this year and I would like to know which books I should be referring and what are the exact portions for each subject ( - on )

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    For KVPY preparation visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am studying +2. I would like to know when the kvpyexam will be conducted and when should I apply for it. ( - on )

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    KVPY usually held in November. We will update the notification when released.

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  • can i appear only for physics,chemistry and biology paper to qualify kvpy as mathematics was not my subject during 12th boards..?? ( - on )

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    Yes for 12th you have to opt for any 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I am currently in class 10 going to finish my board exams and going to 11 std how should i start my preparation for kvpy 11 stream exam ( - on )

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    Start working with NCERTs and then solve past papers for KVPY to get an idea for exam pattern. For NCERT notes visit - https://www.flexiprep.com/

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  • I am class 11 student.....and thinking to appear in kvpy exam in class 12 but completely unaware of it? can you please make me know the details... ( - on )

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    For KVPY start preparing with NCERT and solving past papers.

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  • Im studying in 12th class, state syllabus. What do think i should opt for SB or SX? What is the difference between these two according to syllabus? ( - on )

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    SX is for class 12th students and SB is for 1st year basic sciences students.

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  • If I am in first year of bsc not passed it Which stream of it I should take and please tell me about that course also if bio and math both are required. ( - on )

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    You can appear if you are in BSc 1st year for KVPY, you can choose 3 of the 4 subjects. For preparation material visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Which books to refer for kvpy in 11th and 12th? ( - on )

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    For KVPY refer NCERT Books. For detailed solutions to past papers visit https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am a PCMB student I will attempt SX stream so I have to opt for all four subject? ( - on )

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    For Stream SX you need to opt for 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I am in 11 std. I am thinking to give the KVPY exam in 12. is it necessary for me to give JEE exams after KVPY ??? and is KVPY exams conducted during the year or after I complete 12 ) ( - on )

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    KVPY is conducted usually in the month of November. It is not necessary to give KVPY before JEE Mains. You can appear for KVPY in 12th class.

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  • What is the valid ID required to bring to the exam centre? ( - on )

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    It is the ID proof.

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  • If I took one kvpy in 11th can I also take another one in 12th ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for KVPY again in class 12th.

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  • Will there be any marks for unanswered questions ( - on )

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    For unanswered questions, you will not score any marks.

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  • Say me some important topics of maths of 12 th ( - on )

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    Based on the past year papers you can refer the following topics which are important for KVPY are available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am giving 12th standard k.v.p.y. exam of sx stream. We have to attempt only three subjects in part 1 and two subjects in part 2 in paper. Can I solve or attempt all the subjects in part 1 and 2 . ( - on )

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    Even if you solve all subjects you would get additional benefit for the same.

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  • I am a class 12th student appearing for KVPY this year SX stream. I am unaware of the syllabus. So please provide me strict syllabus or the main highlights I should do within 10 days. ( - on )

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    You must refer NCERT books and prepare accordingly.

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  • I am in class 12th, can I leave physics as an option in part I out of 4 subjects? ( - on )

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    Yes you have to opt for 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I'm in class 11 with PCMB subject combination. I want to pursue pure science - Biology. Will I have to attempt Physics or can I choose to skip it? ( - on )

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    For class 11th all four subjects are mandatory.

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  • I want to know that i'm maths student and i'm not dealing with bio. Is bio mandatory for class 11th student ( - on )

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    Yes for class 11th, Biology is mandatory.

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  • From where can I download my admit card? ( - on )

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    Kindly visit - https://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm to download the admit card.

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  • How to prepare for kvpy exam ( - on )

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    Solve past year papers and follow NCERT Syllabus.

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  • I am a class 12 PCMB student. Should I write all the 4 sections of 20 and 10 questions in the exam?should I attend all the 160 marks (120 questions) in the exam? ( - on )

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    You have to attempt 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • Sir, I am studying in 11th class for biology science.Will I have to refer 12th standard syllabus to appear KVPY exam? ( - on )

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    There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY, however it is recommended that you go through NCERT Books.

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  • For SX stream is it enough if I read only NCERT Class 12 PUC portions ??? ( - on )

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    We suggest that you cover the complete NCERT 12th Books and refer the solutions to past papers available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/Stream-SB-SX/

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  • I want to know about topics that will be asked in kvpy sa stream 2016 ( - on )

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    The syllabus is that of NCERT.

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  • I will be appearing for November 2016 KVPY exam. Currently I am in XI std, and have done my X std under the ICSE syllabus. Could you please let me know what is the syllabus I need to study. ( - on )

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    There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY, however you need to cover the NCERT books for class 11th. You can check out the past questions with solutions for SA stream at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/Stream-SA/

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  • Presently I am in 12 with pcm but I want to give exam of kvpy with biology can i do it or plz tell me that it would give any problem or not in interview or in future plz reply for this ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear with biology in KVPY in Class 12th and this wont affect in interview.

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  • I am studying in +2 stream bio. Is math necessary for me to clear the exams &please tell about its cutoff.... ( - on )

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    No for 12th and BSc 1st year students, only 3 out of 4 subjects are required, biology students can skip maths.

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  • What is the syllabus for sx stream ( - on )

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    There is no prescribed syllabus for NCERT, however it is recommended that you refer NCERT Books.

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  • I am in class 12 and have chosen SX for KVPY. I am non medical student.So will I be able to choose subjects(out of Maths and Biology ) during the time of Test? ( - on )

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    Yes for SB SX stream you neeed to choose any 3 subjects out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I studied stateboard syllabus in my twelth standard.I have applied for KVPY scholarship in my college. Which subject I want to study for the exam. ( - on )

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    You have to choose any 3 of teh 4 subjects. We recommend that you go through NCERT books atleast once for the exams - refer https://www.flexiprep.com/

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  • I have applied for KVPY SX stream. I have took PCMB combination. How many subjects can I attend all 4 subjects or pcm only or pcb only ( - on )

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    Stream SB SX - 3 out of the 4 subjects
    Stream SA - All 4 subjects are compulsory

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  • I am studying in class 12. I want to appear in SX stream. Is any way to skip math as I am very poor in that subject. ( - on )

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    Yes SX stream students can opt biology and skip mathematics.

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  • What are the important topics for biology,chemistry,physics and maths for kvpy 2016 and the weightage for each topic? ( - on )

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    You can work around the past papers to look for the trends however we recommend that you cover NCERT syllabus in totality.

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  • Is 12 class maths compulsory for PCB candidate ( - on )

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    No maths is not compulsory for PCB students for Class 12th KVPY exam, you need to opt for 3 out of the 4 subjects

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  • My daughter who is doing XII now is taking up KVPY exam, and she is holding a PIO card.. I would like to know whether she will be considered for admission through general quota or foreign national ( - on )

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    It would be as foriegn national.

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  • I am 11th std student of PCM . In kvpy exam I can biology. As I am not dealing with bio in 11 class. ( - on )

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    For KVPY class 11th, all 4 subjects are mandatory including biology.

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  • I just wanted to ask that other than scholarship. What are the other benefits of Kvpy.....? ( - on )

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    It is a prestigious examination and is a plus point in interviews in many exams. Also this will help boost your confidence for competitive exams.

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  • I am a student of class 10th can I apply kvpy form ( - on )

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    You can apply for KVPY once you are in Class 11th.

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  • I study now in class 11. I want to know that what is the process to get a scholarship? ( - on )

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    Once you qualify the examination and join basic sciences you are eligible for scholarship.

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  • I choose PCB in class 11th but there is maths also included in the paper. How can I study maths for the exam ( - on )

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    For class 11th all the four subjects are compulsory. You can refer basic maths by covering NCERT.

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  • I didn't knew about its last dateline to fill the form ..I wanted to give this exam ..I m in class 12th ..so can u suggest me a solution???? ( - on )

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  • I have chosen physics,chemistry,biology in class 12th can I apply for KVPY? ( - on )

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    Yes definitely you can apply, for class 12th you have to opt any 3 subjects out of 4, so you can leave mathematics.

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  • I am studying in 12th which books should I refer? Are board books enough for the preparation for the exams? ( - on )

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    NCERT are the basic books you must refer, besides that you can look out for detailed solutions to past papers and model questions at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am a xii science-computer student. I haven't got biology as a subject. will i be able to skip biology part in KVPY? ( - on )

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    Yes for class 12th Students it is required that you choose only 3 of the 4 subjects, so you can skip biology.

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  • As I am a computer student in 12 th std, can I skip biology in sx? ( - on )

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    Yes for class 12th, you have to choose any 3 of the 4 subjects.

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  • I am a 2nd year Bsc student can I appear in KVPY exam? can I apply at the time of Msc? ( - on )

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    BSc 1st year students can apply for KVPY exam.

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  • What standard questions are asked if I am appearing for XI KVPY entrance exam?n ( - on )

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    Questions from standard X and XI are asked. There is no defined syllabus however you can refer NCERT - https://www.flexiprep.com/

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  • Is it possible to opt out any one of the 4 subjects in the examination if i choose stream-SA ? ( - on )

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    For Stream SA there is no option to opt out any subject, all 4 subjects are compulsory.

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  • When will I get to know details about my exam centre? ( - on )

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  • What is the paper pattern for Kvpy SA strem ? ( - on )

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    The paper pattern is objective type questions.

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  • Can I appear in the KVPY exam in class Xth? ( - on )

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    KVPY is conducted for class 11th, 12th and 1st year basic sciences students.

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  • I want to know that whether exam is online or offline...??? ( - on )

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    For 2016, the exam will be ONLINE.

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  • I'm in class xi,opted for physics,mathematics and chemistry..can I leave biology and appear the exam in KVPY 2016 ( - on )

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    For class 11th all four subjects are compulsory.

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  • I am bio student in class 12 I have no maths so what shall I have to do study for kvpy exam? ( - on )

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    For Class 12th you can opt of any 3 out of the 4 subjects, you can go for biology and leave maths.

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  • I am a student of class 11 with subjects PCB.I am preparing for KVPY. I want to know about the syllabus of PCB and topic of maths which I have to prepare. ( - on )

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    You must work around syllabus of class 10th and 11th.

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  • I am in 11th std. & I have to give exam for only physics, chemistry, biology subjects so in which stream I should apply either SX or SB?? ( - on )

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    Class 11th students can appear for Stream SA and all 4 subjects are compulsory for stream SA.

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  • I have passed 12th and I am in medicine 1st year can i give kvpy 2016 ( - on )

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    1st year basic sciences students can appear for KVPY exam

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  • Now I am in class 11 so which stream should I take & aiming for NEET. ( - on )

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    For NEET you will have to opt for physics, chemistry and biology. For KVPY all subjects are compulsory for class 11th students. You will have to prepare all 4 subjects.

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  • I'm in 12th class if I give kvpy exam and I don't pass in this exam can I fill form 2nd chancen ( - on )

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    This exam is held once in a year, you can fill it next time when you are in 1st year of basic sciences.

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  • I am currently in 11 standard and studying PCM.What would be the portion in the kvpy 2016.. Do I need to cover 12th class ncert and can i choose pcm from the 4 sections in the KVPY exam? ( - on )

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    You will have to appear for all four sections and not only PCM, we recommend that you cover atleast NCERT for class 12th as well.

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  • Time Schedule and centers in West Bengal for KVPY 2016 ( - on )

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    For time schedule and centers in West Bengal please refer - https://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Updates/NEWS-KVPY-Will-Be-Held-on-6th-November-2016.htm

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  • I am a medical aspriants of 2017 as well as board also. How should I prepare for the exam & what is the pattern of the exam? ( - on )

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    You must refer NCERTs. The pattern of exam is MCQ based.

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  • Can you please tell me some important chapters for KVPY 2016 SA stream ( - on )

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    You must work around the past papers and track the solutions given at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I'm in class 12 (PCB). So will there be questions from class 11 also? ( - on )

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    Yes we recommend that you do cover class 11th section

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  • I am a student of class 11 & I want to appear for kvpy 2016 but in my subject combination I don't have biology. Can I apply for kvpy without having biology . ( - on )

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    For class 11th, all four subjects are compulsory.

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  • What is the syllabus of kvpy SA stream 2016. ( - on )

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    There is no prescribed syllabus, however we recommend that you cover NCERTs class 6 onwards. Also practice questions from past year papers to get an idea about the exam pattern.

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  • I am in class 11 of PCM . Is it necessary to attend all the four subjects in kvpy exam ? ( - on )

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    For class 11th all subjects are compulsory for KVPY exam.

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  • Will I get scholarship, if I get selected for MBBS ( - on )

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    KVPY scholarship is meant for research and education in basic sciences only.

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  • What is the centre for KVPY exam in chhattisgarh? ( - on )

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  • I am presently in 10th class I want to appear in kvpy exam so please tell me the syllabus,date ,benifit and process of this exam ( - on )

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    There is no fixed syllabus, you can refer NCERT curriculum. For solutions and practice questions with detailed explanation please visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I have dropped 1 year after 12th now I am doing B.Sc.am I eligible for appearing KVPY 2016-17 ( - on )

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    You can apply for KVPY if you are in the 1st year of basic sciences.

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  • I am XI STD student with main subjects as Physics Chemistry and Maths. I wish to go for Engineering after XII. Whether I wl be eligible for fellowship ( - on )

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    Fellowship is awarded for basic sciences studies.

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  • Presently I'm in class 12th pcm and I want to give exam for kvpy what should I do for it. ? Give me advice about exam which stream I have to select...? ( - on )

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    For class 12th you will have to appear in Stream SX.

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  • As I am chosen the stream of biology computer in my eleventh standard. There is any way to skip or omit maths in kvpy exam ( - on )

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    There is no way to omit maths in Stream SA, all 4 papers are compulsory.

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  • I'm a student of class 11th & I applied for KVPY but I was a cbse student till class 10th & now I'm a mp-board student . So which books I should refer for preparation. ( - on )

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    You must go for NCERT books as base to prepare for KVPY.

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  • My stream is sx is for maths but i want to attempt biology instead of maths can i do that? ( - on )

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    Yes for Stream SX and SB, you can opt for maths or biology (3 out of the 4 options)

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  • I am currently studying in XI and I want to be a scientist. I have opted Non Medical Stream and therefore I don't have Biology among my subjects.Am I eligible for this exam? Is Biology mandatory? ( - on )

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    For class 11th, you will have to choose all 4 subjects in Stream SA.

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  • I am studying in 11 class in session 2016-17....... I got 7.4 cgpa in 10 cbse board. Can I give kvpy exam? ( - on )

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  • Know about the books to refer for exam ? ( - on )

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    You can refer online question bank with detailed explanations available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am studying B.tech. Biotechnology 5th semester (3rd year) . Can I get appeared in the KVPY exam 2016? ( - on )

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    No, you can appear in KVPY only in 1st year of Basic Sciences.

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  • Is there any scholarship exam for students studying in class 11th and syllabus ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for KVPY in class 11, there is no prescribed syllabus however you must prepare NCERT.

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  • Syllabus for class 10 ( - on )

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    KVPY is held for Class 11, 12th and 1st year basic sciences.

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  • In which month the KVPY exam will be conducted?? How we can appear for this exam? ( - on )

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    Exam will be held in November, you can apply for the exam at - https://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm

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  • I am a bipc student of class 12 do I need to study mathematics to appear in KVPY? ( - on )

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    For KVPY class 12, you can opt for 3 out of the 4 papers (either biology or mathematics).

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  • Hello, I am presently studying in class 11 th in surat. But when KVPY exams will be conducted I will be in West Bengal during my vacation. So can I appear for the exam in west Bengal? ( - on )

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    You can choose the examination center that you want.

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  • I am in 11th satandard. The exam is on november. During that time only half of the 11th portions will be finished.Then should i read only upto what i was thought or the whole 11th portions ( - on )

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    We suggest that you cover as much possible by November, try to cover atleast NCERT and solve papers available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I'm in class 11th right now n have PCM as my subjects. Can I appear for KVPY ? Is bio compulsory because I have maths for b.tech ( - on )

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    You can appear for KVPY stream SA for class 11th. For class 11th all four subjects are compulsory.

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  • I am in 11th grade which exam will I give SA or SX???? ( - on )

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    For class 11th you will have to appear in Stream SA, for complete preparation material refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/Stream-SA/

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  • Is it necessary to choose physics or chemistry? ( - on )

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    KVPY stream SA includes all four papers to be attempted while for stream SB and SX you can opt for any 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I am appearing for class 12th board examination in 2017 march ..... what will be the stream and I am a non medical candidate so is there will be questions of biology and what is cut off score....... ( - on )

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    For class 12th students you will have to appear in Stream SX, for non-medical students you can opt for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (Choose 3 out of the 4 subjects in stream SX)

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  • KVPY EXAM 2016 is writing test /online test ( - on )

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    From 2016 onwards, KVPY will be in Online Mode. You can get the best online practice material for KVPY at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am presently in class 11 ( PCM). I want to give kvpy 2016. What should I do? What is the syllabus and other things to know? ( - on )

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    You can appear in KVPY Stream SA. There is no fixed syllabus however you can prepare based on NCERT books.

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  • I am in class 12 and will be appearing for isc in 2017. I don't have biology as my subject . So which stream should I choose for kvpy exam. ( - on )

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    You will appear in Stream SX with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (you need to choose 3 out of 4 subjects in Stream SX).

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  • What is a syllabus of biology for class 12 ( - on )

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    There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY, however it is suggested that you cover NCERTs. For practice modules please visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am a student of class 12 with pcb as my subjects. Is it possible for me to answer KVPY questions except maths ? ( - on )

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    Yes for Stream SX and SB, you can choose 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I want to appear for the KVPY aptitude test(SA stream).I heard about it a few days ago from a friend, and he says I had to start the preparation for it from previous year. Do I really had to do that? ( - on )

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    No there is no such requirement, however you need read intensively NCERTs and practice questions available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Can I give kvpy with (phy chem. bio) combination without maths??? And if yes then how?? ( - on )

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    Stream SX (12th class) and SB (1st year) are allowed to choose any 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • When will be the KVPY exam take place? Which is the exam centre for Assam? ( - on )

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    Exam date for KVPY is 6th November 2016. In Assam the centre is Guwahati.

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  • I'm interested in answering KVPY in the 11th grade. I studied under the CBSE board in 10th. Do I need to convert my Grade point or ask CBSE for a mark sheet when giving my percentage? ( - on )

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    To Convert grade points to percentage for CBSE Class 10th - Add your grade points in the main five subjects, and then divide it by 5 for CGPA. In order to convert your overall CGPA into percentage, multiply it by 9.5.

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  • I am in class 11 what should I study for exam ( - on )

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    We suggest that you refer NCERT completely. For practice questions with detailed explanations refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Stream SX I should appear 3 out of 4 subject in Part I. In part II I have to select 2 out of 4 but I want to know can I select one which I have left in Part I? ( - on )

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    It is better you stick to the same subject in both the parts. You will have to devote extra effort to work around these later on. For detailed practice sets visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I have enrolled in BSc and I want to apply for KVPY. Please tell me everything about syllabus for SB stream. Also provide exam dates and procedure. ( - on )

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    Yes you can apply for KVPY stream SB in first year. The notification is already out on 18th July 2016 and you can fill the exam forms now. There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY, however we do provide practice sets at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Can we attempt a extra question in either part I or part II ( - on )

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    Even if you attempt it you wont be marked for extra question.

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  • Syllabus for class 11 students ( - on )

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    There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY, we suggest that you refer the NCERT as base books.

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  • When the form is released? ( - on )

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    This year form will be released on 18th July 2016 for KVPY.

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  • Sir i have completed 12th in 2016. Can i eligible to write KVPY exam 2016. If yes. what syllabus should i prepare. ( - on )

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    If you join a BSc or equivalent program you are eligible to write Stream SB KVPY for 1st year.

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  • whether I should give kvpy in class 11th or 12th ( - on )

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    You can apply for KVPY in both classes. You can appear in Stream SA in Class 11 and Stream SX in class 12.

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  • I am in class 11th and appearing for SA stream but I have choose PCM not biology so can I appear for the exam? ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for this exam, but Stream SA requires you to give exam in all four subjects. For Stream SX and SB, you can opt for 3 out of the 4 subjects. However, choosing PCB or PCM is not a restriction for KVPY exam. For detailed preparation material you can refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am in class 11th , if it is necessary to appear for maths because I am biology student ( - on )

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    For class 11th, students appear in SA stream where all four subjects are compulsory. For Stream SB and SX you have to opt for any 3 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I am a computer science student of class 11 .Should I appear KVPY exam? ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear in KVPY exam. For details on questions refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • In KVPY exam SB/SX is it mandatory to answer questions only from the chosen subjects or can we attempt some questions in every subject PS.. i am bio maths and I love all the four subjects equally ( - on )

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    Despite of your interest in all the 4 subjects equally, you will have to attempt only 3 of the 4 subjects for SB and SX stream.

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  • I am studying in class 12 under CBSE board and present subject combination is (BIOLOGY+PHYSICS+CHEMISTRY+BIOTECHNOLOGY). May I appear with this combination except Math in coming KVPY SX exam. ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear with Biology, Physics and Chemistry. For KVPY SX you have to opt for 3 out of the 4 subjects. However for KVPY Stream SA you need to appear for all 4 subjects.

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  • Can I choose 4 subjects out of 4 ...?in SX stream ( - on )

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    In Stream SX and SB you need to choose only 3 out of the 4 subjects, however for stream SA you will have to appear for 4 out of the 4 subjects.

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  • I am studying in class 12. For kvpy aptitude test will there be maths also, if yes what will be the syllabus? ( - on )

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    There is no defined syllabus however we suggest that you must be thorough with NCERT books, based on the past papers we have created a detailed question bank with complete explanations for KVPY available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • Please let me know is biology subject also included in KVPY examination if yes then what is syllabus for it (for 11th ) & can I take both maths and biology for this exam ( - on )

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    For stream SA class 11th you will have to appear for both maths and biology, however for class 12th and 1st year you can opt for either biology or maths. You can refer the following link for detailed preparation for KVPY - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I have got 79 in maths and science in my 10th (ICSE syllabus) so can I apply for KVPY-SA ?? ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for KVPY, here is where you can start your preparation for KVPY exams - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/Stream-SA/

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  • I am going to be in class 11 this year....so what is the syllabus I must follow on order to appear for the exam..?? ( - on )

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    There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY, however we suggest that you follow NCERT syllabus and refer MCQs with detailed explanations available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am class 11 cs student so should i be eligible to write KVPY? Is Biology necessary in SA stream? Then What are the biology portions? ( - on )

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    For Stream SA, all 4 streams are compulsory, biology is usually asked till class 10th level. Eligibility criteria is availabel at - https://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Information/KVPY-Eligibility.html

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  • I am a biology student of 11th class so till which standard maths should I cover? ( - on )

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    We suggest that you cover elementary maths till class 10th. You can refer https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/ for questions of KVPY.

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  • I will give my 12 boards in 2017. In 2016 I will give which kvpy in which stream. ( - on )

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    Since you have started class 12th in 2016, you will appear in SX stream.

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  • I am currently in 12th academic year 2016-17 .I am confused about the stream SA and SX because the main kvpy page says (under eligibility tab) that SA is for college in session 2017-18 ( - on )

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    Stream SA is meant for Class 11th Students and Stream SX for Class 12th Students.

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  • After passing SX exam how many years I will found scholership ? besides getting scholership ,I want to join your college for this which process I have to follow? ( - on )

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  • I will take medical. So I wanted to know that to Crack kvpy sa which is for 11th students I should prepare for maths upto which standard? Is it so that for 11 class paper I should know 12th syllabus? ( - on )

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    For 11th you will have all teh 4 subjects, for 12th and 1st year you will have to opt 3 so you can choose either biology or mathematics. For preparation for KVPY please refer https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I am currently in class 12th and I wanted to appear in the KVPY examination. I have taken PCB without maths. Am I eligible to appear for the examination? ( - on )

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    You can appear for KVPY Stream SB SX. For Solved MCQs with detailed explanations please refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/Stream-SB-SX/

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  • I will appear in kvpy SA exam 2016. how much time I will get to complete q sheet? I also want to know the marking scheme. (negative mark and positive marks for each question) ( - on )

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    The examination pattern is mentioned on this webpage, for practice questions and solutions to past papers please refer https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/KVPY/

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  • I will be completing my 11th in march.....and at time of kvpy 2016 i'll be in 12th......So from which stream i'll be giving my exam - SA or SB ?? ( - on )

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    Since you will be in 12th Standard you will appear in Stream SB.

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  • I want to know about exam portion for Nov 1 2015 exam… . what and we should read it will help some what study well

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    Please refer complete NCERT, there is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY examination, so we suggest you to complete NCERT and solve past year papers as well.

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  • I am currently studying in class 11 and I have applied for KVPY exam. I am confused about what is the syllabus? ?

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    There is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY examination. However, we suggest that you cover the NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th based on the stream in which you are appearing.

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  • Please suggest a study material to SA stream students in KVPY?

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    You must complete NCERT Books for the core subjects at the minimum.

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  • I am a 12th std student. is my stream SB or SX? What is the difference between the two streams? Are they merged together?

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    At the following link you will get an idea about the various streams of KVPY-https://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Information/KVPY-Eligibility.html

    SX is for 12th class students
    SB is for 1st year students.
    Both SX and SB are not merged together.

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  • Is biology optional in class 12 stream SX?

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    In class 12th KVPY Stream SX you have to choose 3 subjects out of 4 that is either biology or mathematics can be opted but for class 11th all four subjects are compulsory.

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  • I am a class 11th student and will appear in KVPY exam(SA Stream). How should I attempt paper? Did I have to attempt all the questions? ( - on )

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    You must have a basic knowledge of the syllabus upto class 10th. You have to appear for all the four papers and attempt the questions.

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  • I am a biology student of class 11. So, what are the topics from mathematics that I should prepare for this examination.

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    You must cover Class 10 Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

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  • About preparation of physics?

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    Please be thorough with NCERT Class 11th and 12th for Physics-you must have conceptual clarity and understanding of the facts.

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  • About KVPY subjects class 11? ( - on )

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    For 11th class-all four subjects-physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics are compulsory.

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  • Syllabus for KVPY? ( - on )

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    As such there is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY examination, however you must cover NCERT Class 11th and 12th.

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  • Please suggest study material for KVPY SX stream. ( - on )

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    You must be thorough with NCERT Class 11th and 12th material.

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  • I want to know that what to read for KVPY? ( - on )

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    We suggest that you cover the complete NCERT for class 11th if you are appearing in Class 11th KVPY stream.

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  • In class 11 the syllabus for kvpy is of class 11th or is also of class 12th. ( - on )

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    You must prepare as per the NCERT syllabus. Usually it includes only questions till class 11th but it is important that you refer the past year papers.

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  • Is it Necessary to write biology in KVPY if I am a computer science student ( - on )

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    For 11th students it is necessary to attend all the four papers but 12th and 1st year students are allowed to choose 3 of the 4 subjects (physics, chemistry, maths and biology).

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  • Which are the subjects for 11 class students & what is the output of exam? ( - on )

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    You have to appear for all 4 papers-physics, chemistry, biology and maths. KVPY is considered one of the renowned examination and after clearing the exam you get scholarship.

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  • I am appearing for kvpy 2015 will you please tell what is the syllabus of all subjects? ( - on )

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    KVPY does not have any prescribed syllabus, you are supposed to prepare according to class 11 and 12 syllabus and based on the past year papers.

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  • I am in SA stream, so KVPY syllabus also contain biology? ( - on )

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    In SA stream which is for class 11th student, biology asked is of the 10th class level only. So the biology questions that are asked are pretty easy. In SB and SX stream you have the option to choose 3 subjects out of the 4 subjects.

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  • What is the Syallabus for KVPY exam conducted on 1st november,2015 ( - on )

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    You need to cover the syllabus for class 11th and 12th, there is no prescribed syllabus for KVPY.

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  • What is the exact syllabus for the KVPY exam being conducted in 2015? And I have not opted for mathematics in class 11. Till which class do we need to pursue. Maths in order to give this exam? ( - on )

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    Please check out the KVPY past papers and you will get an idea about the syllabus of KVPY-https://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Previous-Years-Papers/

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  • In which standerd I can give this exam? & I want some more detail about this exam and sylabus. Are there any conditions to apply for this exam? Which are the possible dates of exam? ( - on )

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    Please check out the eligibility for KVPY at the following link-https://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Information/KVPY-Eligibility.html

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  • How can we find tan 90 cot 90? ( - on )

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    We can solve this as tan 90 = sin 90/cos 90 and cot 90 = cos 90/sin 90, when we multiply the two we get sin 90/cos 90 x cos 90/sin 90 = 1

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  • Is writing biology optional for students of 11th in KVPY? ( - on )

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    Please check out the following link at teh website-https://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Information/KVPY-Exam-Pattern.html

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  • I wanted to know about class 10th syllabus and application form date. ( - on )

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    Please refer the following link for eligibility of KVPY examination-https://www.examrace.com/KVPY/KVPY-Information/KVPY-Eligibility.html. All the updates will be made live as and when available on the Examrace website itself.

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  • KVPY Class 9 syllabus? ( - on )

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    KVPY is conducted for Class XI and XII students and the syllabus is the corresponding syllabus for the classes.

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