KVPY 2022 Registration Dates, Scholarship Eligibility

KVPY stands for the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana. The KVPY Scholarship was introduced in the year 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) under the Government of India. It was implemented by IISc, Bangalore. Read details on KVPY Scholarship 2022, eligibility criteria, application form fill up dates, registration process etc.

Also Read – AICTE Pragati Scholarship 2022.

Objective of the KVPY Scholarship

The objective of the scholarship was to support mainstream science students to pursue a career in research. It provides fellowships in basic sciences. It aims to identify exceptionally talented students and assist them so that they can improve their skill set and contribute to the country’s scientific development.

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Eligibility Criteria for KVPY Scholarship

StreamEligibility
SA1. Students who were enrolled in class XI for the 2021-2022 session can apply.
2. The fellowship for these students would be activated only if they secure at least 60% in Maths and Science subjects in their Class XII board examinations (50% for SC/ST or physically challenged students).
3. They should also be enrolled in an undergraduate course in the science stream for the year 2023-2024.
SX1. Students enrolled in class XII for the session 2021-2022 can apply.
2. Fellowship will also be activated only if they secure at least 60% in Maths and Science subjects in their Class XII board examinations (50% for SC/ST or physically challenged students).
3. They should be enrolled in an undergraduate course in the science stream for the year 2022-2023.
SB1. Students who have passed class XII board examinations and would enroll in an undergraduate course in the science stream can apply for the aptitude test.
2. They have to provide their 1st-year admission certificate in the concerned stream and course, once they are selected as a provisional beneficiary of the KVPY fellowship.
3. Fellowship will also be activated only if they secure at least 60% in Maths and Science subjects in their Class XII board examinations (50% for SC/ST or physically challenged students).

KVPY Application Form – How to Submit online at kvpy.iisc.ernet.in?

  • First of all, you need to go to the official KVPY website. You can use this link.
  • From the homepage, you have to register using your credentials. Fill in all the information as required and submit it.
  • Once registered, you will receive an OTP and user id in the registered phone number. Use these credentials to log in.
  • After logging in, you need to pay the application fees. One has to make the payment only through the official website using a Credit card, Debit card, UPI, or Net Banking. Any other method of payment is not accepted. The application fee is Rs.1,250 for general and OBC students while its Rs.625 for SC/ST/PWD students.

Once the application fees have been successfully paid, no requests for refund will be considered. One must also note that the application process can be done only in online mode. No offline applications will be entertained.

KVPY Scholarship: Selection Process

You can appear for the test only if you meet the eligibility criteria. Eligible candidates have to appear for an aptitude test conducted in both English and Hindi mediums. The test is conducted in various centers across India. The KVPY Aptitude test will be held on 22nd May 2022. The details of the venues and the seat number of eligible students will be published in the KVPY portal.

Students appearing for the aptitude test must carry their Aadhar card and Photo ID proof on the examination day.

Once the aptitude test is over, the answers will be thoroughly scrutinized. Based on their performance, the selected students will have to appear for an interview. The interview round is the final step of the selection procedure.

KVPY Scholarship Question Papers

2020 – Question Papers and Answers – Click here
2019 – Question Papers and  Answers – Click here
2018 – Question Papers and  Answers – Click here
2017 – Question Papers and  Answers – Click here
2016 – Question Papers and Answers – Click here
2015 – Question Papers and Answers – Click here
2014 – Question Papers – Click here 
2013 – Question Papers – Click here
2012 – Question Papers – Click here
2011 – Question Papers – Click here | Answer Keys – Click here
2010 – Question Papers – Click here | Answer Keys – Click here
2009 – Stream SA (2009) – Download / Stream SB (2009) – Download

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