KVPY 2013

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

KVPY 2013

About KVPY 2013: The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, is an on-going National Program of Fellowships in Basic Sciences. KVPY is aimed at attracting exceptionally and highly motivated students into pursuing basic science courses and research careers in science.

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Exam Name: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

Commonly called as: KVPY

Exam Type: UG Entrance Exam

Exam Category: National Level

Conducting Institute: IISc Bangalore

KVPY Eligibility Criteria: 

For Stream SA: 

  • Students of Class XI in Science with a minimum of of 80% in aggregate in Mathematics and Science in Class X board exams (70% for SC/ST/PH).

For Stream SX: 

  • Students of Class XII in Science with a minimum of of 80% in aggregate in Mathematics and Science in Class X board exams (70% for SC/ST/PH) OR candidates in their second year of study in Cambridge International Examination Board

  • They must take admissions to an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences like Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc. /B.S. /B.Stat. /B.Math. /Int. M.Sc./M.S. in the year 2014-15

  • They must also secure a minimum of 60% in Maths  & Science Subjects Class XII (50% for SC/ST/PH)


For Stream SB: 

  • Candidates in the first year of study in basic sciences ( B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) with a minimum of 60% in Maths  & Science Subjects Class XII board exams (50% for SC/ST/PH)


KVPY Paper Pattern:

For SA:

  • Subjects to cover: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

  • 15 Questions for one mark each

  • 5 questions for two marks each


  • Subjects to cover: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

  • 20 Questions for one mark each

  • 10 questions for two marks each


KVPY 2013 Application process:
Offline: Candidates have to send a request on a plain paper enclosing the paid “Bank Challan/ Pay-in-slip” clearly indicating the stream SA/SX/SB on the envelope to the KVPY authorities at the address given below.

Online: Click here 


Note: KVPY 2013 Application fees are exempted for SC/ST and PD candidates

Submission of
 KVPY 2013 Application Form:

Candidates have to send the completed application form along with the enclosures as mentioned below to the KVPY office.


Application Fees: Rs 500

Application fee can be paid via: to be paid at any core banking branch of SBI to the credit of the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) A/c. No. 10270577392”.


KVPY 2013 Important Dates:

  • Application Last Date by Post: August 26, 2013

  • Application Last Date in Person at IISC: August 29, 2013

  • Online Applications Last Date: August 29, 2013

  • Receipt of Filled Application (Online/Hard Copy): By September 2, 2013

  • Admit Card: Second Week of October, 2013

  • Test Date:  October 27, 2013


Website:  http://www.kvpy.org.in


Contact Info:

The Convener
Kishore Vaigyanik  Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012

Telephone: (080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 65474150 

Fax: (080) 2360 1215


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