KVPY 2017

This year IISC has done some changes in eligibility criteria. These changes are explained at appropriate place.

KVPY means "Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana". This is a fellowship program, objective of which is to encourage the research careers in Science and growth of scientific minds. This initiative was started by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The aim of KVPY 2017 is to identify and encourage talented and motivated students to pursue career in research. KVPY offers Generous fellowship and contingency grant to the selected KVPY fellows up to the pre Ph.D. level or 5 years whichever is earlier.

Students are selected from those studying in 11th standard to 1st year of any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences. The courses considered are B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. IISc, Bengluru is to shortlist the applications and thereafter conduct an aptitude test at various exam centres in the country. On the basis of performance in the aptitude test, students are short-listed for an interview. On the basis of performance in the aptitude test and interview students are selected for the grant of fellowship.

KVPY Fellowship advertisement is published in all the national newspapers every year, usually on the Technology Day (May 11) and the Second Sunday of July.

KVPY 2017 FELLOWSHIPS

The amount of fellowship is same as it was in KVPY 2016

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. Rs. 5,000/_ Rs. 20,000/-
SA/SX/SB - during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat. Rs. 7,000/_ Rs. 28,000/-

Students who are in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences, that is, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics, Geophysics, Materials Science or Environmental Science are eligible for KVPY fellowship..

KVPY fellows undertake summer camps organized in prestigious research and educational institutions in the country.

KVPY ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

There is change in eligibility criteria for KVPY 2017. These changes are shown in red.

1. Students of Indian nationlity are selected to study in India only.Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka has allowed OCI/PIO students to write the KVPY Aptitude Test 2017.

KVPY Stream SA:

Students appearing in 11th Standard with Science Subjects with a minimum of 80% 75%(70% 65%for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the 10th Standard. These students should have secured a minimum of 60% (50%for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the 12th standard/(+2).

KVPY Stream SX:

Students appearing in 12th Standard/ (+2) with science subjects and willing 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. with a minimum of 80% 75%(70% 65%for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the 10th StandardExamination. The students have scored a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the 12th standard.

Students in their 2nd year of study in Cambridge International Examination Board and willing to join an UG program and have secured a minimum of 80% 75%(70% 65%for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in the 10th Standard and secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in the 12th .

KVPY Stream SB:

Students appearing 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./M.S. and secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects (Physics /Chemistry /Biology/ Mathematics) in the 12th Standard. Also, students in the 1st year of graduate examination must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks.

KVPY APPLICATION FORM 2017

Application Forms for KVPY 2017 is available on official web site http://www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/applications.htm

Click here to apply online.

PROCEDURE OF SELECTION

Aptitude Test: There will be an aptitude test of eligible students. The aptitude test will be held on Sunday, the 5th November 2017.
No specific syllabus is specified.

Interview: Students short-listed on the basis of Aptitude Test will be called for an interview.

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