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KVPY Exam Pattern 2018: Candidates who wish to appear for KVPY Exam 2018 must check KVPY Exam Pattern 2018 to understand the structure of the exam. The KVPY Exam will be conducted in a Computer Based Test in Hindi and English language. To complete the KVPY Exam 2018, 3 hours will be allotted. As per the KVPY exam pattern 2018, the question booklet will be divided into two parts i.e. Part 1 and Part 2. There are 4 sections in each part, which are - Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. There are three streams under which KVPY Exam is conducted, which are SA, SB and SX. For each stream, KVPY test pattern will be different. The SA Stream is for Class 11 students, the SX stream for Class 12 Students and the SB Stream for first-year students of any undergraduate program in basic sciences such as B.Sc, B.S, B.Stat, B.Math, Int. M.Sc or M.S. Know more about KVPY Exam Pattern for all the three streams i.e. KVPY SA/ SX/ SB from this page. 

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KVPY Exam Pattern 2018

As mentioned earlier, KVPY Stream SA Question Paper has two parts: Part 1 and Part 2. There are four sections in Part 1 and Part 2: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. For the Stream SA, Part 1 consists of a total 60 questions of 1 mark each and Part 2 has a total of 20 questions of 2 marks each. It is compulsory to attempt all the questions. The question paper is of 100 marks. The KVPY Exam Pattern for Stream SA is given in the table below:

Stream SA

PART I Questions

PART II Questions

Marks

Mathematics

15

5

15+10 = 25

Physics

15

5

15+10 = 25

Chemistry

15

5

15+10 = 25

Biology

15

5

15+10 = 25

Total

60

20

100

 KVPY exam pattern

KVPY Exam Pattern - Stream SX/SB 

The KVPY Exam Pattern is same for Stream SX/SB. The question paper has two parts: Part 1 and Part 2. In KVPY Stream SB/SX, Part 1 contains a total of 80 questions of 1 mark each. The candidates can choose to attempt any 3 sections. In part 2, there are 40 questions of 2 marks each. Here, candidates can choose to attempt any 2 sections. The question paper consists of 100 marks. The table given below helps you understand the KVPY Exam Pattern for Stream SB/SX.

Stream SB/SX

PART 1 Questions

PART 2 Questions

Marks

Mathematics

20

10

20+20 = 40

Physics

20

10

20+20 = 40

Chemistry

20

10

20+20 = 40

Biology

20

10

20+20 = 40

Grand Total

80 Questions

40 Questions

160 Marks


KVPY Marking Scheme

The KVPY question papers of Stream SA & Stream SX/SB consist of 100 marks. In PART 1 of both the stream, one mark is given for every correct answer while 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. In PART 2 of Stream SA & Stream SB/SX, two marks are given for each correct answer & there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every incorrect answer.

Stream SA/SB/SX

Correct Answer

Negative Marking for the Wrong Answer

Part 1

1 Mark

0.25 

Part 2

2 Marks

 0.50

 

KVPY Syllabus

The KVPY Exam focuses on the understanding and analytical ability of the student than factual knowledge. There is no notification regarding the syllabus for the KVPY Written test. However, the students can study the NCERT syllabus up to class 11, 12 and 1st year of B.Sc, B.S, B.Stat, B.Math, Int. M.Sc, M.S. as applicable. To help the KVPY aspirants, Mota Chasha has prepared KVPY Syllabus 2018 based on the important topics of previous years' question papers.

 

About KVPY

KVPY, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, is a national Scholarship programme conducted by IISC Bangalore and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The KVPY Programme offers monthly fellowship and annual contingency grants up to Pre-Ph.D. level. The students studying in Class 11, Class 12 or First Year of any undergraduate program in Basic Sciences are eligible to appear for KVPY Exam.

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