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KVPY Eligibility 2018: Students before applying for KVPY 2018 are advised to go through the KVPY eligibility criteria for all the streams. Only candidates fulfilling KVPY exam eligibility criteria 2018 can apply for the scholarship exam. On 11 May 2018, the official notification was released and it provided the KVPY 2018 eligibility criteria for Stream SA, SX, and SB. The KVPY Application Forms is available from 11 July 2018. Students of Class 11, Class 12 or First Year of any undergraduate program in Basic Sciences, such as B.Sc, B.S, B.Stat, B.Math, Int. M.Sc or Int. M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology can appear for KVPY 2018. The KVPY Exam 2018 will be held on 4 November 2018. The selected students under KVPY will get monthly fellowship and annual contingency grants up to Pre-PhD level. Go through this page for complete details on eligibility for KVPY for all the streams. We have also added KVPY Exam Eligibility FAQs at the end of the article. Please go through them if you any doubt.

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018


 

What are Stream SA, SX and SB in KVPY?

There are 3 streams under which KVPY is conducted, which are - 

  • Stream SA: The students studying in class 11 (Science Subjects) have to choose Stream SA while appearing for KVPY Exam 2018
  • Stream SX: The students studying in class 12 (Science Subjects) have to choose Stream SX while appearing for KVPY Exam 2018
  • Stream SB: The students studying in the first year of any undergraduate program in Basic Sciences, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology have to choose Stream SB while appearing for KVPY Exam 2018

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018

Students appearing for KVPY 2018 can check the list of eligibility norms from the points given below. Candidates will be disqualified if they are unable to fulfil any of KVPY 2018 eligibility criteria.

KVPY SA Eligibility - Class 11 Students

  • Students must be enrolled in Class 11 (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2018-19
  • They must have secured at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST/PWD) aggregate in Mathematics and Science in class 10 board exams
  • They must have secured a minimum of 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) aggregate in Science subjects in the Class 12 Board Exam
  • They should join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./ B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./M.S.) after class 12 during the academic year 2020-21

KVPY SX Eligibility – Class 12 Students

  • Students must be enrolled in Class 12 (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2018-19
  • They must have secured at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST/PWD) aggregate in Mathematics and Science in class 10 board Exams
  • The students must have secured at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate in Science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the Class 12 Board Exam
  • They should join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./ B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) after class 12 during the academic year 2019-20

KVPY SB Eligibility – 1st Year Students

  • Students must have enrolled in the first year of any undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) during the academic year 2018-19
  • They must have secured a minimum of 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) aggregate in Science subjects in Class 12 board exams
  • They must secure a minimum of 60% marks ((50% for SC/ST/PWD) in the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S. before taking up the fellowship.

KVPY Eligibility FAQs

  • I appeared in KVPY in Class 11. Can I appear again in KVPY in Class 12?
    • Yes, you can appear again in KVPY in Class 12 as far as you meet the eligibility criteria for KVPY SX Stream which is for Class 12 students.
  • Is every student selected for KVPY scholarship eligible for IISER?
    • Yes, every student selected for KVPY scholarship is eligible for IISER. However, the admission depends on the availability of seats and KVPY merit.
  • Can droppers of IIT JEE /NEET preparation take the KVPY Exam?
    • KVPY Eligibility for Droppers- No, you can only appear in KVPY if you are enrolled in Class 11, 12 or first year of undergraduate course in basic science during the academic year 2018-19. All those students who have passed class 12 but have not taken admission in any course are not eligible for the KVPY Exam. 
  • I am in B.Tech first year. Am I eligible for the KVPY scholarship?
    • No, you are not eligible for the KVPY Scholarship. The students enrolled in basic sciences (B.Sc./ B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.) are eligible for KVPY.

Fill KVPY Application 2018 if you meet KVPY Exam Eligibility

KVPY Application Forms is available from 11 July 2018. The students can only apply for KVPY 2018 through online mode. Candidates will have to register online, fill all the details, upload documents and pay the application fees. Candidates should have scanned copy of the following things:

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Caste / Disability certificate as applicable

The KVPY application fee is Rs. 1000 for General and OBC candidates and Rs. 500 for SC and ST Candidates.

KVPY 2018 Dates

The table below provides the list of important KVPY dates 2018. Go through the dates below to avoid missing deadlines.

Events

KVPY Dates

KVPY 2018 Application Form

11 July 2018

KVPY 2018 Last Date to apply

31 August 2018

KVPY Admit Card

October 2nd week 2018

KVPY Exam 2018 

4 November 2018

 

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