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KVPY 2020 Exam Dates, Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

KVPY also known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a program for students who want a scholarship for further studies. Check out exam dates, eligibility criteria & exam pattern for KVPY 2020.

KVPY 2020 Exam

KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana), organized by IISc Bangalore annually, is a national level program for the scholarship given to students up to pre-Ph.D level. KVPY exam 2020 was to be held on November 3, 2020 but it has been postponed due to COVID-19. Students of 11th, 12th and 1st-year graduation level can apply for the scholarship. The KVPY scholarship helps the students to study by wavering off their fees till pre-Ph.D level. Meritorious students get the opportunity to excel in studies without worrying about money. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented, motivated students to pursue a career in research. Check out the application process, eligibility criteria, important dates, exam pattern and syllabus of KYPY exam 2020.

Exam KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana)
Conducting Authority IISc, Bangalore (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
Streams SA, SB and SX
KVPY Exam Centers 54 Cities across
Mode of Exam Online i.e. Computer-based
Medium of Exam English only
Exam Type Scholarship Examination
Number of Qualified candidates SA- 75, SB- 66, SX- 144
Total Number of cities conduct the exam 111
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KVPY 2020 Exam: Important Dates

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KVPY 2020 Exam: Eligibility Criteria

Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for KVPY 2020.

Stream Eligibility
  • Candidates who are enrolled in Class 11th (science stream) must apply for the exam.
  • Candidates must have passed class 10th with Mathematics & Science subjects with a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD).
  • Candidates who have taken admission in class 12th (science subjects) can apply.
  • Candidates must score a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PwD) in Mathematics and Science subjects (PCB) in Class 12th.
  • Candidates must have also obtained at least 75% (65% in case of SC/ST/PwD) in class 10th.
  • Candidates who enrolled in 1st year of the UG programme in Basic Science (Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics & Biology)- B.Sc/ BS/ B.Math./ B.Stat./ MS/ Int. M.Sc) can apply for this exam.
  • Candidates must score at least 60% (50% in case of SC/ST/PwD category) in 10+2 examination.
  • In the first year of their final exam in B.Sc/BS/B.Math./B.Stat./MS/Int. M.Sc, students must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD).


KVPY Application Fee 2020

  • The application fee for General category/OBC is INR 1000
  • For SC/ST/PwD category is INR 500.

KVPY Selection process

The selection process of KVPY 2020 includes an aptitude test followed by an interview round. After the successful completion of the written exam & interview round, the KVPY scholarship will be provided to the successful candidates. The evaluation will be based on 75% marks of Aptitude test and 25% of performance in the interview.

KVPY Exam Pattern

The exam will comprise of multiple-choice questions to be completed in 3 hours. The language of the exam will be English and Hindi.

SA Stream Exam Pattern

Particulars Part 1 Part 2
(all sections are mandatory)
Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Marking Scheme Right Answer- +1
Wrong Answer- -0.25
Right Answer- +2
Wrong Answer- -0.50
Total questions asked 60 20
Language English and Hindi
Duration 3 hours
Total Marks 100 marks

SB and SX Exam Pattern

Particulars Part 1 Part 2
Subjects Attempt any three from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology Attempt any two from the Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Marking Scheme Right Answer- +1
Wrong Answer- -0.25
Right Answer- +2
Wrong Answer- -0.50
Total questions asked 20 questions from each section 10 questions from each section
Duration 3 hours
Language English and Hindi
Total Marks & Questions 100 marks & 80 questions

KVPY Scholarship/ Fellowship

Candidates eligible for KVPY Fellowship/scholarship based on their performance in the aptitude test and interview will be awarded the KVPY scholarship as given below:

Basic Sciences Monthly Fellowship Annual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB- during 1st to 3rd years of- B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. INR 5000 INR 20000
SA/SX/SB- during M.Sc./4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc./M.S/M.Math./M.Stat. INR 7000 INR 28000



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