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The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences continued and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. 
 
The basic objective of KVPY fellowship is to attract exceptionally highly motivated students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science. Apart from indentifying students with talent and aptitude for research, this fellowship enables them to 
a) realize their academic potential
b) encourage them to take up research careers in Science
c) ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.
 
The advertisement for KVPY Fellowship is published in all national dailies normally on the Technology Day (May 11) and the Second Sunday of July every year.
 
Fellowships:- 
 
SA/SX/SB - during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. 
•Monthly Fellowship - Rs. 5000 
•Annual Contingency Grant - Rs. 20000 
 
SA/SX/SB - during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.
•Monthly Fellowship - Rs. 7000 
•Annual Contingency Grant - Rs. 28000
 
Eligibility for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY 2017:- 
 
The KVPY Fellowships are awarded to Indian Nationals only to Study in India (Students holding PIO, OCI Card and students intending to pursue/pursing under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply).
 
Students enrolled in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences, that is, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics, Geophysics, Materials Science or Environmental Science.
 
Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2017-18 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination. The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.) in the academic year 2019-20 after having secured a minimum of  60% (50%for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the XII standard/(+2) Board Examination. During the interim period of one year they will be invited for the National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be met by KVPY.
 
Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2017–18 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to  B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. for the session 2018–19 provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination and a minimum of  60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination.
 
Students in their 2nd year of study in Cambridge International Examination Board and aspiring to join an UG program (viz. B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.)in Basic Sciences namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in the Academic year 2017-18 are eligible to apply provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination. They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.
 
Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. during the academic year 2017–18 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology)  in the XII Standard Board Examination. In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.
 
 
Empowerment initiative in the KVPY Fellowship Program:-
 
A certain number of additional fellowships exclusively for the students belonging to SC/ST community under the various streams as stated above will be operated. 
A certain number of fellowships under various streams as stated above will be operated exclusively for students under the category of Persons With Disability (Physically and Visually Challenged).

 

KVPY Registration / Application Form

KVPY 2017 Application Form / Registration:-

 

Apply online on www.kvpy.org.in for KVPY 2017.

 
There are three steps to complete your application successfully;
 
Step 1.  Registration.
Step 2. Filling personal and academic details, choosing test centre and uploading photo, signature and other certificates as applicable.
Step 3.  Payment of application fees. Please note that you must pay the fees only at the KVPY application portal. This can be done either by using a credit card/ATM-Debit card/Net Banking or by downloading a Challan from the application portal. No other means of payment will be accepted.  Once payment is successful and application submitted no refund will be done.
 
 
The application fee for KVPY are as follows:
 
           
For General Category/OBC: Rs. 1000
For SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 500

KVPY Exam Dates

KVPY 2017 Exam Date:-  Sunday, the 29th October 2017.

 

 

 


KVPY Syllabus

KVPY 2017 Syllabus:-
 
There is no prescribed syllabus for the written exam. The written exam aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student than his/her factual knowledge. However, students are tested for the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable.
 
 

Paper Pattern

Selection Procedure for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY):- 
 
•After scrutiny of application forms and meeting the eligibility criteria for various streams, all eligible students will be called for a written aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centers across the country.
•Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students will be asked to appear for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure. 

KVPY Notification

KVPY 2017 Notification:- 
 
 
Opening of online application portal - 9th July 2017
 
Last date for closing of online application - 23rd  August 2017
 
Dwnload admit card from the website from the first week of October 2017.
 
KVPY 2017 Date - Sunday, the 29th October 2017.
 
 
 
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