Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national level scholarship examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to encourage students to pursue a career in research. The scholarship is awarded to students who wish to study basic science in the undergraduate course.
The results of the examination for all the streams are announced on the official website (kvpy.iisc.ernet.in). The candidates can check their results by logging in using KVPY login and password. The results of the examination are usually published in the month of April every year. The results are delayed this year because of the ongoing pandemic and total lockdown in the country. They will be announced once the lockdown is lifted.
General Merit and Cut off Marks
The rank list is based on the marks scored by the candidates in the aptitude test and in the interview. 75% is allotted for the aptitude test and the remaining 25% for the interview.
All India rank list (Cut off score)
- SA stream – (53% and above)
- SX stream – (55% and above)
- SB stream – (50% and above)
All India rank list (Cut off for PWD/SC/ST students)
- SA stream – (42 % and above)
- SX stream – (45% and above)
- SB stream – (40% and above)
For the SA stream students, the fellowship will be active from 1st August 2021, provided they pursue an undergraduate program in basic science. For SX/SB students the scholarship will be activated from 1st August 2020, if they enrol for a degree in basic science.
The candidates must intimate to the KVPY office by email that they have taken admission to the undergraduate program in basic science on or before 5th September 2020. The necessary forms will be sent to the candidates to fill and submit so as to activate the scholarship.