Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2017

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.
Last Date: Aug 23, 2017
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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2017 - Eligibility

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.

 

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2017 - Important Details

  •   Eligibility

    Class 11, 12 (PCM/B), BSc 1st year, Int. MSc 1st year

  •   Purpose/Awards

    Rs 5,000-7,000 pm and contingency grant of Rs 20,000-28,000 pa

  •   Important Dates

    Online Deadline: Aug 23, 2017

  •   Contact Details The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, Fax: 08023601215, Phone: 08022932975, 08022932976, 23601008, 22933536; Email: application@kvpy.iisc.ernet.in
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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

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Faqs

Q. Some friends from my School/College are planning to take the KVPY aptitude test. Can we ask our School/College authorities to request bulk applications for us?
A.
Candidates must apply through online only. No hard copy of the application is available. Bulk applications from school/college authorities will not be entertained.

Q. What is the meaning of the phrase 'computer-based test'? I have never taken such a test before. 
A.
The phrase means that the test will be conducted using an easy-to-use portal on a computer. No prior experience with using computers is needed to opt for such a test. In fact, students who choose to take the computer based test will be directed to a web link that contains a mock aptitude test hosted on the same portal. This will allow them to get familiar with all features of the testing environment. 

Q. Can I take a computer based test in Hindi?
A.
Yes.

Q. What is the syllabus for the written exam?
A.
There is no prescribed syllabus for the written exam. The written exam aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student than his/her factual knowledge. However, students are tested for the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of  B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for  KVPY 2017?
A. 1) Stream SA: Students enrolled in the XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2017-18 and having secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination. 
Students promoted through both the Summative Assessments-II conducted by the school and conducted by the Board are eligible to apply, if they satisfy eligibility criteria. If the students have obtained a letter grade in the qualified examination, they are requested to convert it into an appropriate % marks and fill-up the application form.
2) Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII standard / (+2) during the academic year 2017-18 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (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 80% (70% 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.
3) Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st Year of an undergraduate program in sciences (B.Sc./B.S./ B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) during the academic year 2017-18 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII/(+2) Standard Board Examination.  In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.