Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana – KVPY 2017

KVPY 2017

KVPY or Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is an annual scholarship program conducted by the Department of Technology & Science, Government of India. KVPY is aimed at motivating the students for pursuing a research career in Basic Science.

Contingency and Scholarships are granted to the candidates qualifying the talent test (up to the pre Ph.D. level). Every year, KVPY takes just 400 students hence, KVPY searches for highly motivated and exceptionally talented students with unprecedented thought process and capabilities.

The main objective of this program is to identify and ensure the growth of best scientific minds for research & development in India. The notification of KVPY Exam for fellowship usually appears in all the national dailies on May 11th (Technology Day) and on 2nd Sunday of July every year.

KVPY Eligibility 2017:

KVPY Eligibility 2017

Stream SA

The candidate must be enrolled in 11th Standard Science stream during the academic session of 2017 & 2018.

Must have secured 75% of marks in Maths & Science subjects (65% for ST, SC & PWD candidates) in their class 10th board examinations.

Stream SX

The candidate must be enrolled in 12th Standard Science stream during the academic session of 2017 & 2018.

Must have secured 75% of marks in Maths & Science subjects (65% for ST, SC & PWD candidates) in their class 10th board examinations.

Must have secured 60% of marks in Maths & Science subjects (50% for SC, ST & PWD candidates) in class 12th class board examinations.

The Students can opt for any undergraduate course in Basic Science (Int.M.Sc, B.Sc, B.Stat., BS, B.Math. or MS) in the academic year 2018 & 19.

Stream SB

Must have secured of marks in Science subjects (50% for SC, ST & PwD candidates) in 12th class board exams.

The Students pursuing the Undergraduate courses in Basic Science such as Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology & Physics leading to Int.M.Sc, B.Sc, B.Stat., B.Math., BS or MS in the academic year of 2017 & 18.

Before taking up the fellowship, if awarded, the aspiring candidates have to secure 60% of marks (50% for SC, ST & PwD category candidates) in their 1st-year final examinations of MS, B.Sc, B.Stat., Int.M.Sc, B.Math. or BS.

KVPY Exam Dates 2017:

Events

Important Dates

Availability of Application Forms

16th of July, 2017

Last Date of Availability of Application Forms

23rd of August, 2017

Last date for Fee payment

30th of August, 2017 (Time: 5 PM)

Availability of Admit Card

2nd week of October, 2017

KVPY Exam

5th of November, 2017

KVPY Result Declaration

1st week of December, 2017

KVPY Syllabus 2017:

The syllabus of KVPY 2017 comprises of topics from Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry subjects. There is no specifically prescribed syllabus for the entrance examination. The question paper will contain questions from Class 10th, 11th, 12th or 1st year of MS, B. Sc, Int.M.Sc, B. Stat., B. Math. or BS.

KVPY Exam Pattern 2017:

S.No

Subject

Part I

Part II

1

Physics

15 Questions and 15 Marks

5 Questions and 10 Marks

2

Mathematics

15 Questions and 15 Marks

5 Questions and 10 Marks

3

Biology

15 Questions and 15 Marks

5 Questions and 10 Marks

4

Chemistry

15 Questions and 15 Marks

5 Questions and 10 Marks

Total

60 Questions & 60 Marks

20 Questions & 40 Marks

There are two Stages of Examination process:

A. Aptitude test: The written test has multiple choice questions and could be taken in both online & offline mode of examination. The written test is usually conducted in the 1st week of November at various centers. The notifications related to the venue and other details of the test would be uploaded on the KVPY official website.

B. Interview round: It is the final round of the selection process. Based on their performance in the aptitude test, students are shortlisted for the final interview. The panel usually consists of 5 to 8 members. The students are scrutinized based on their ability to understand the question, level of thinking and their abilities to find its solution.


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