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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Aptitude Test (KVPY) 2020 Notification Released

Notification Date:2019-07-07
Expiry Date:2019-11-30

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract exceptionally highly motivated students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science.

Eligibility Criteria:

The KVPY Fellowships are given to Indian Nationals to Study in India (Students intending to pursue/pursing under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/ correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply).

Stream SA:

  • Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination immediately in the preceding academic year are eligible to appear for Aptitude test.
  • The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./ Int. M.S.) in the academic year 2021-22 after having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the XII standard/(+2) Board Examination.
  • During the interim period of one year they will be invited for the National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and their travel expenses and local hospitality will be met by KVPY.

Stream SX:

  • Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./ Int. M.S. for the session 2020-21 provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination during the academic year 2017-18 are eligible to appear for the Aptitude test.
  • The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic science (B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./ Int. M.S.) in the academic year 2020-21 after having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination during academic year 2019-20.
  • Students in their 2nd year of study in Cambridge International Examination Board and aspiring to join an UG program (viz. B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./ Int. M.S.)in Basic Sciences namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in the Academic year 2019-20 are eligible to apply provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination.
  • They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Stream SB:

  • Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./ Int. M.S. during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology) in the XII Standard Board Examination are eligible to appear for the Aptitude test.
  • In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Math./ B.Stat./ Int. M.Sc./ Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Mode of Application: Online

Application Fee:

  • For General/ OBC Category: Rs. 1000 + (Bank Charges extra)
  • For SC/ ST/ PWD: Rs. 500 + (Bank Charges extra)

Mode of Payment: Online

For Applying: Click Here

Mode of Exam: Online

Test Pattern:

Aptitude Test:

Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria for various streams, will be called for aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centers across the country on Sunday, the 3rd November 2019.

Selection Procedure:

Interview:

Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students will be asked to appear for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure.

Important Dates:

Opening of online application portal 8th July 2019
Date for closing of online application 20th August 2019 at 5:00 PM
Download Admit card Second week of October 2019
Exam Date 3rd November 2019

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