KVPY 2019

27 Dec, 2018

KVPY 2019 – Since 1999, Kishore Vaigyanik Protshan Yojana (KVPY) has been convened every year by Indian Institute of Science, which is abbreviated as IISc. This exam is mainly conducted for the students who want to study course of science stream or already pursuing the same. KVPY 2019 is seen as a national level fellowship program, which will be held with an aim to distribute scholarships among the meritorious students to appreciate their academic capabilities and motivating them to perform better in their career. The candidates up to the level of pre-Ph.D usually participate in this to get scholarships. Indian Institute of Science will assess the aptitude level and communication skills of the candidates through aptitude test of KVPY 2019 followed by a personal interview.  Every year, thousands of students from various parts of the countries participate in this exam and focused-ones embrace the success. This article carries all the important aspects of KVPY 2019 so that the aspirants can apply on time and prepare accordingly for this fellowship program.

KVPY Important Dates 2019

There will be different events of KVPY 2019, such as, application form release, admit card date, exam date, etc. The below-table represents the tentative schedule of all the events of this scholarship program. Once the exact dates are announced by the authority, this table will be updated instantly. Let’s have a look of tentative schedule of KVPY 2019:

    Availability of Online Application Form

    July – August 2019

    Application Fee Payment Deadline

    August 2019

    Issue of KVPY Admit Card

    October 2019

    Scheduled Exam Date

    November 2019

    Announcement of KVPY Result

    December 2019

    Interview Round

    January 2020

    Announcement of Final Result

    March 2020

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    KVPY Application Form 2019

    KVPY registration for 2019 can be done via online mode. Candidates who are willing to apply for KVPY 2019 can get application form from official website and after filling, submit it through online mode. Before you start filling form there are some point to remember:

    1. Apart from online mode candidates has no other application to fill and submit KVPY application form 2019.
    2. The registration by candidates for KVPY can be started in the 2nd week of July 2018.
    3. Last date for completing registration procedure of KVPY 2019 is in 2nd week of August.
    4. In the application form, candidates are required to fill up their personal and academic details correctly, upload signature and photograph as mentioned, choose the appropriate test centre for you and provide other mandatory details as mentioned in the form.
    5. Candidates should thoroughly read each and every instruction before starting fill up of KVPY registration form.
    6. After successful submission of application form, keep the print out of it with you for future reference.

    Fee for KVPY 2019 Application form

    Application form can be submitted only through online mode, so during this candidates can complete payment through different online methods like through Credit card, Debit card, Net banking or also via offline mode through Challan.

    * For the candidates of General category, application form fee is Rs. 1000 only.

    * For the candidates of SC/ST/PwD category, application form fee is Rs. 500 only.

    KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2019

    There are different aspects for which candidates are needed to be eligible before submitting form, in case of ineligibility application form will be rejected.

    * Nationality

    It is necessary that applicant is the resident of India itself.

    * For SA Stream

    Exam Qualification: Candidates who are studying in 11th through science stream are eligible for applying in KVPY 2019.

    Minimum Marks: Candidate must have passed his/her class 10th with the Science and Mathematics with minimum marks of 75% for general and 65% for SC/ST/PwD in aggregate.

    * For SX Stream

    Exam Qualification: Candidates who are studying in 12th through science stream are eligible to apply for KVPY 2019.

    Minimum Marks: Candidates must have scored 60% marks in the Mathematics and Science aggregate for general and 50% for SC/ST/PwD.

    Candidates also have scored minimum 75% marks in science and mathematics for general and 65% for SC/ST/PwD in class 10th.

    * For SB Stream

    Exam Qualification: Candidates who have been enrolled for the programme of undergraduate course in 1st year for the field of Basic science like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology leading towards the Bsc., BS, B.Stat, B.Math., MS, etc. are eligible to apply for KVPY 2019.

    Minimum Marks: Candidates must have score minimum of 60% marks and 50% marks for General and SC/ST/PwD respectively in the class 12th examination.

    KVPY Exam Centers for 2019

    The conducting body will be conducting KVPY 2019 in all the major cities of India so that the aspirants from all across the nation can participate in this scholarship program. KVPY exam centers 2019 will be chosen by the aspirants while filling the application forms. The candidates are advised to choose the exam center according to their preference and convenience after checking the list so that they can comfortably reach the nearest exam center.

    KVPY Exam Pattern 2019

    After successful application one of the most important thing about which candidates must be aware is Exam Pattern we are here discussing all of the important details related to it.

    1. Mode of Exam: The KVPY exam is conducted via online mode which means it is a computer based test.
    2. Exam Language: The KVPY exam is conducted in both English and Hindi language.
    3. Type of Questions: The question will be objective type for KVPY exam.
    4. Parts of Question paper: There are two parts of KVPY question paper, PART I and PART II. These both parts are mandatory to attend.
    5. Total Marks: The total marks for question paper is 100.
    6. Pattern of marking: For the PART I, candidates will get 1 mark for each correct answer while in PART II, candidates will get 2 marks for each correct answer.
    7. Negative marking: For the first Part 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer and for second part 0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

    KVPY Admit Card 2019

    The authority responsible for conducting exam will issue admit card for KVPY 2019 through online mode. The admit cards are available to download from 2nd week of October 2018 for applicable candidates. The registration details User ID and Password are mandatory for getting admit card of KVPY. The details which will be mentioned on admit card are as follows:

    * Full name of the candidate

    * Date of Examination

    * Candidate roll number

    * Centre of examination

    * Time of Exam

    * Category of Exam

    KVPY Result 2019

    The result of KVPY examination will come in the 1st week of December 2018, you can view your result online on official site of KVPY. After the result gets declared, a list of shortlisted candidates is formed for the next round so, this is important to keep a printout of result for the time of selection procedure.

    KVPY 2019: How to Download the Result?

    There are some steps that need to be encountered in order to download the result through the online mode. The result is expected to be out by the official board in the December month of 2019.

    • Firstly, the students ought to visit the official website of KVPY
    • Then they must click on the link that reads, KVPY 2019 Results
    • To login they must enter their Username and Password
    • Next, they must check the details of the results
    • Lastly, they are expected to download the result and take a hard printed copy of the same

    KVPY Answer Key 2019

    After the schedule of KVPY Exam 2019, official and unofficial answer keys will be released on several websites. You can match your answers with them and get a rough ides of your result. To get answer key, you can visit official website of KVPY 2019.

    KVPY Cut-off 2019

    The cutoff list is announced by the examination authority after declaration of result, you can check cut off on online sites. The marks needed for qualifying KVPY 2019 examination for different streams are as follows:

    STREAM Qualifying marks from total marks 100
    Stream SA  
    General 50
    SC / ST 40
    PwD (Person with Disability) 40
    Stream SB  
    General 48
    SC / ST 34
    PwD (Person with Disability) 34
    Stream SX  
    General 57
    SC / ST 40
    PwD (Person with Disability) 40

    KVPY Syllabus for 2019

    For the KVPY examination syllabus consists of mainly four subjects of PCMB which are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The whole question paper will contain questions from the syllabus of topics and chapter for class 10th, 11th , 12th and 1st year of BS / B.sc / MS / B.Math. / B. Stat. / Int. M.sc. You can also go through KVPY sample papers to get more idea of questions, exam pattern and much more.

    KVPY 2019: Merit List

    After the result of all the students appearing in the KVPY 2019 gets introduced to them, they must make sure that they check for the merit list. A separate merit list for every stream will get released by IISC after the result declaration. The ranking of the merit list will be based on the terms of the descending order of the marks scored by the students appearing in the same for the year 2019 for the written examination. The merit list releases based on the category of the applicants with their names and application numbers mentioned of the qualifying ones. Similarly, the shortlisted candidates qualify to the selection process and will be informed for the interview round.

    How to get ready for KVPY 2019 Examination

    Before you start preparing for any entrance exam you should follow some basic and important points which will help you in achieving your goal easily. These key points are:

    * You should be very well aware of the syllabus and pattern of examination properly.

    * Give equal and appropriate time in the preparation of each subject and follow the rule of time management.

    * Go thoroughly through the question paper of last year, mock test papers and sample papers.

    * Take care for your health, eat properly to stay healthy and fit to acquire more energy for study.

    * Be choosy while opting for books and study material.

    * Keep some time for revision at the last, just some days before examination.

    Selection Process for KVPY 2019

    The candidates passing first round of KVPY aptitude test will be called for next round of interview which is the main selection procedure. The second round of interview is mostly conducted in the 3rd week of January. Selected candidates will get all details related to the date, time and venue for interview on their emails and website. There are some important documents which you should carry while going for interview.


    1. Application Form of KVPY 2019
    2. Interview call letter of KVPY 2019
    3. Original marksheet of 10th and 12th
    4. Admit card of KVPY 2019
    5. Certificate of category if applicable ( in case of SC, ST and PwD )
    6. A form of Self Appraisal
    7. Form of study certificate

    KVPY 2019: Interview Process

    The interview process has a panel of interviewer from all the subjects of science.

    The questions are posed to the students according to the base and terms of the subjects which the students are acquainted to in the 11th standard.

    Documents Required During the Interview:

    • KVPY 2019 Interview Call Letter
    • KVPY 2019 Admit Card
    • KVPY 2019 Application Form
    • 10th & 12th Original Marks Sheet
    • Category Certificate
    • A Self-Appraisal form
    • Study certificate form

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