KVPY 2016 - Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2016 is a national level fellowship programme in Basic Sciences conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. KVPY 2016 result has been declared for Aptitude Test conducted on November 6, 2016 in online mode and the applications for the same began from July 18, 2016. Candidates appearing for KVPY 2016 can check here all about the national level examination including application, important dates, scholarship, exam pattern, exam centres, answer key, results and tentative cutoff as mentioned in this page below.
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The KVPY fellowship/scholarship programme, which is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, is held to attract and motivate students across the country to pursue a research career and basic science education. The students could apply for the KVPY 2016 till August 30, 2016.
Latest: KVPY 2016 Result Announced on December 19. Check here!
The scholarships are provided to the candidates until their pre-Ph.D level. The candidates can check the KVPY 2016 fellowship grants under its various categories by the Department of Science and Technology in the following table:
KVPY 2016 Scholarship Award
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.
SA/SX/SB - during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S
KVPY Overview -
Exam Name: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna
Commonly known as: KVPY
Exam Type: National Level
Conducting organisation: Department of Science and Technology (Indian Institute of Science)
KVPY 2016 Selection Procedure- The selection national level examination for fellowships/ scholarships is conducted in two stages – Aptitude Test and Interview. After analysing the application forms of KVPY 2016, the eligible candidates are called for a written aptitude test.
KVPY 2016 Important Dates - Check the Important Dates of KVPY 2016 in the table below:
Important Dates of KVPY 2016
Application form begins
July 18, 2016
Last date of online application submission
August 30, 2016
October 17, 2016
November 6, 2016
December 19, 2016
KVPY 2016 Answer Key - The exam conducting authority has released official answer key of KVPY 2016 aptitude test on November 10. Candidates can check answer key of KVPY 2016 to analyse their answer and scores.
KVPY 2016 Result - The exam authority has announced KVPY result 2016 for aptitude test on December 19. KVPY result 2016 is available category-wise mentioning names and aplication numbers of qualifying candidates. The students, who are shortlisted from the aptitude test, are informed and called for the interview round. Final result of KVPY is announced after the completion of both the stages of selection procedure.
KVPY 2016 Cut off - The cut off for KVPY has been determined on the basis of minimum qualifying marks and scores obtained by the candidates appeared in aptitude test and Interview. candidates shorltlisted on the basis of KVPY 2016 cutoff will be awarded sholarships/ fellowships by the IISc Bangalore. The candidates will be shortlisted as per the weightage of 75% marks in Aptitude Test and 25% of marks in Interview for cutoff of KVPY.
Last year KVPY Cut off:
All India Rank List (AIR) - Cut off marks and General Merit
General Cut off
SC/ST/PwD Cut off
55% & above
45% & above
55% & above
43% & above
50% & above
34% & above
KVPY 2016 Exam Pattern - The candidates can appear in the aptitude test in either format – computer-based and paper-pen mode. A total of 80 questions are asked for SA stream and 120 questions for SB/SX stream to answer in the OMR-sheet. There is no prescribed syllabus for the aptitude test, but students are tested according to their syllabus of Class X/XII/First year of B.Sc/B.S/B.Stat/B.Math/Int. M.Sc/M.S, whatever is applicable.
KVPY 2016 Exam Centres - Check below the complete list of 54 exam centres of KVPY 2016:
KVPY Exam Centres
Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Salem (Tamil Nadu)
Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
Kolkata (West Bengal)
Siliguri (West Bengal)
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
Durgapur (West Bengal)
Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
KVPY 2016 Eligibility Criteria - Check the eligibility criteria of KVPY 2016 below:
Students of Class X and XII from both government and private schools are eligible for KVPY 2016 scholarship programme. Only Indian National candidates are eligible for the KVPY fellowships/scholarships. Students who want to pursue their education in India in the undergraduate courses as listed below are eligible for the KVPY programme.
To provide scholarships, the exam conducting authority selects students of class XI to first year of undergraduate programme in Basic Sciences – B.Sc/B.S/B.Stat/B.Math/Int. M.Sc/M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
KVPY 2016 Application Form - KVPY 2016 application process started from July 18 and continued till August 30, 2016. The candidates were required to fill in online application forms along with remitting the requisite fee.
The KVPY Application Fee 2016 for various categories was as below:
For General Category/OBC: Rs 1000
For SC/ST/PWD: Rs 500
KVPY 2016 Admit Card - The exam body issues the admit card of KVPY 2016 for the eligible candidates two weeks before the exam. The candidates must download the admit card as soon as it is available online. No candidates without a valid admit card is allowed to appear in the test.
Official Address of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana:
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore - 560012
Fax: (080) 2360 1215
Telephone: (080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 65474150
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