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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2017

Deadline: 23-Aug-2017

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AwardRs 5,000-7,000 pm and contingency grant of Rs 20,000-28,000 pa
EligibilityClass 11, 12 (PCM/B), BSc 1st year, Int. MSc 1st year
Scholarship provider contact details

The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, Fax: 08023601215, Phone: 08022932975, 08022932976, 23601008, 22933536; Email:


Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India invites application for the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2017 to take up research career in Science. The aim of the program is to ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.


The KVPY Fellowships are given to Indian Nationals only to Study in India.

Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2017-18. 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./M.S.) in the academic year 2019-20 after having secured a minimum of  75% (60%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 Regional /National (Vijyoshi) Science Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be met by KVPY.

Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2017–18 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./M.S. for the session 2018–19 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 and a minimum of  60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination.

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 2017–18 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.


How to apply?

The application can be done online only by following these steps:

Step 1: Click here to apply online

Step 2: Read all the details given there.

Step 3: If interested, scroll down to click on disclaimer for registration

Step 4: Now fill the form and submit

The application fee for KVPY-2017 are as follows:

  • For General Category/OBC: INR 1000
  • For SC/ST/PWD: INR 500

More Information

After the application and selection round, all eligible students will be called for aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centers across the country on Sunday, 29th October 2017. The students may download the admit card for the aptitude test from the website from first week of October 2017. 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.


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