KVPY 2018

KVPY is a scholarship program which is known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana. This exam provides different short courses of science for the highly motivated student. Major focus of this exam identifies the hidden intelligence and mental level of the students.
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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana which is called KVPY. It is a scholarship program in India, conducted by the department of technology, science, and government of India. Purpose of KVPY to motivate the students in research-based career and basic science. The scholarship is provided only for those students who are skillful in their work. The searches of KVPY is highly granted and motivated especially for those students who have the skillful mental capability to do something in a different way. The main purpose of this program to make sure the growth and development of the best scientific minds in India. It also offers scholarship programs grants up to the pre PH. D level just for the selected students.

Syllabus of KVPY

The syllabus of KVPY is related to the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. The syllabus of this exam is not fully prescribed for students. Questions which are given in the exam are related to the class 10th to 12th or the first year of the MS, B. SC, M. SC, B. Math, and BS.

Exam pattern of KVPY

Subject Part 1 Part 2
Chemistry 15 questions 15 marks 5 questions 10 marks
Biology 15 questions and 15 marks 5 questions 10 marks
Mathematics 15 questions and 15 marks 5 questions and 10 marks
Physics 15 questions of 15 marks 5 questions and 10 marks
Total 60 questions 60 marks 20 questions and 40 marks

Stages of KVPY exam process

The exam of KVPY is based on two main stages. Each stage has its own importance here we discuss both stages in detail.

  • Aptitude test
    The test of aptitude is based on written multiple choice question answers. This test can be taken in both online and offline mode. This test is mostly conducted in the first week of November in different centers of India. All the important details related to the KVPY is uploaded on the official website of the KVPY.
  • Interview round
    Interview round is the last and final round for selection of the students. Only those intelligent students have been chosen for final interview who passed out the Aptitude test. The interview panel totally consists of 5 to 8 members while interviewing. It is up to the students that how they understand the thing according to the level of their thinking and mental ability.

Eligibility criteria for KVPY exam

The exam of KVPY has three main streams by which this exam is being conducted SA, SX, and SB. Here we discuss the streams in detail.

  • SA
    In SA stream candidates must need to study in science stream class 11th. And it is compulsory for the students to score minimum 75% marks in math and science subject of class 10th board. For SC, ST and PWD the minimum requirements of marks are 65%.
  • SX
    In SX stream candidates must need to study in science stream class 12th. He should score minimum 75% marks in science and math subject.
  • SB
    In SB candidates must study with the 1st year of the bachelor degree in science subjects. He should also score 60% marks in math and science subject of class 12th.