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KVPY Exam Date, Syllabus, Application Form, Admit Card & Pattern

15 Jun, 2020, By Tanvi Sharma

KVPY 2020.


What is the KVPY Exam?

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana also known as KVPY is a national level exam conducted by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. It was started to assist the brighter and talented students to opt-in basic science courses and research career in the field of science. It provides scholarships to the pre-PhD level students.

To select the best science students who can contribute to the scientific research and development of the country, the KVPY exam is organized.


Who is conducting the KVPY 2020 exam?

The responsibility to conduct the KVPY paper is given to the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bangalore. To know more you can get the information from the official website


Why should students enroll for KVPY 2020 Examination?

The scholarships provided to the rank holders assist the intelligent students to carry on with their higher education with financial aid. Any student from 11th standard to 1st year of the science background be it B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology having an aptitude for scientific research can sit for this paper. Several special committees are set up by the IIsc to shortlist the students who have the aptitude for the science research. The tests for the selection of the students are held across the country at different centers. The person who qualifies the exam moves to the second stage i.e. the interview. Any individual who clears the interview is selected for this program. The KVYP students are given Fellowships up to the pre-PhD. Level.


What is the KVPY Exam Dates 2020?

  1. Online Application Form Availability-
  2. Deadline for Application Fee Payment-
  3. KVPY Admit Card Release-
  4. Tentative KVPY Exam Date-
  5. KVPY Result Announcement-
  6. Interview Begins-
  7. Final Result Announcement-

Download the KVPY Sample Question Paper with Solutions Pdf and Important Question Available here. Solutions provided by the Kota's best faculties of Etoosindia.


KVPY Eligibility 2020

The candidate appearing for KVPY should be a citizen of India; the fellowship reward will be given to the Indian citizens only.  The bellow given eligibility should be considered for the SA/SX/SB Streams; else the candidature can be rejected.

For SA streams:

  • Students studying in the 11th standard having science subjects can apply under this category.
  • The candidate should have studied science and math in class X.
  • Candidate must have scored a minimum of 75% marks in 10th. (For SC/ST/PWD candidates- 65% marks) For SX stream
  • Students studying in class 12th (PCMB) can apply under this category.
  • The student should have studied science and math in the 10th and have scored a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD candidates).
  • Candidate should have scored a minimum of 65% in science(50% for SC/ST/PWD Candidates) in class 12th and should be willing to pursue basic science after 10+2. For SB stream
  • UG students studying PCMB subjects in context with B.Sc/MS/B.Stat./Integrated M.SC. can apply under this category.
  • A minimum of 60% is required in the 12th class (50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates)
  • In the first year of the graduation exam, the student should have scored a minimum of 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates).


What is the procedure for filling KVPY 2020 Application Forms?

Candidates can get the application form for KVPY 2020 on the official website. Follow the below-given steps to fill the form. 

Kvpy registration 2020: if you are willing to fill the form then you need to have a valid email id and mobile number. The confirmation regarding the registration of your application is given on your registered email id or mobile number. Also, any other information in context with the examination or the application form will is shared in the way same way.

Filling Important Details: after successful registration, the candidate will have to re-login to submit the personal and academic details. Then you have to upload a scanned passport-sized photo and signature in JPEG/JPG format will also. After filling the specified details you have to choose the test center as per your preference (3 test centers can be chosen).

Application fees payment: the fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. You can pay the fee either online (credit card/net banking/debit card/ integrated payment gateway) or offline (e-challan).

Print-out of Application Form: after your application form is successfully submitted you will receive an application number. Get your application form printed and also take note of the application number. 

KVPY Previous year Solved paper.


KVPY 2020 Application Fees

  • OBC & General category student=1000

  • FOR SC/ST category student=500


How to download the KVPY Admit Card 2020?

The admit card contains the general information regarding the candidate such as the candidate’s name, photograph, Registration number, DOB, exam venue, and date along with timings.

  1. For downloading the admit card, visit the official website of KVPY.
  2. Click on enter login details after opening the KVPY admit card tab
  3. You will get the admit card on screen with three options: print, download and save
  4. You can print, download or save the admit card and keep it safe with you


What is KVPY Syllabus 2020?

Students should go through the entire syllabus of 10th and 12th. The exam focuses on the in-depth knowledge of the student in context to different subjects. Students are recommended to paper for mock tests and solve as many sample papers as they can. Also, the previous year question appears are of great help. You can get sample papers and previous year question papers from etoosindia website.


KVPY Result 2020 Date

The result of the KVPY exam is released online. You can check the result with the help of your username and password on the KVPY official website.

KVPY 2020 FAQs

Q. How to check KVPY 2020 Results?

You can check your result on the official website of KVPY and click on the result link. By entering your username and password you get your result. Always taker a printout or download your result for future use. 

Q. What is a Merit List for KVPY 2020?

After analyzing the performance of the candidates in the written test, the merit list will be released by IISC. The merit list contains the name of all the candidates who have qualified the examination.  Students who have successfully cleared the written test are called for the interview.

Q. What is a KVPY 2020 Selection Process?

The students who clear the written test are called for the interview. The selected students are informed regarding the interview through email or website. The candidate who clears both the written test as well as the interview gets the scholarship.

To avail the scholarship the students are asked to bring along the application form, admit card, class X & XII original mark sheet, category certificate, interview call letter, and self-appraisal form.

Q. How to prepare for KVPY 2020?

If you are willing to avail of the KVPY scholarship then register yourself with ETOOSINDIA today itself to get the best assistance. The online coaching platform helps the students through online lectures and mock tests. Mock tests are very much helpful in knowing the actual preparation of the student. Also, you can get the previous year question paper of KVPY and sample papers of KVPY from ETOOSINDIA. Enroll yourself with the best online coaching institute of India and get the latest updates of KVPY.