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KVPY 2017 ELIGIBILITY

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KVPY 2017 Eligibility, Stream Wise Eligibility

KVPY Eligibility includes age criteria, citizenship and academic criteria for each stream. Candidates can apply for SA stream if they have enrolled to Class XI with science subjects. The candidates who have appeared for Class XII with Science subjects can apply under SX stream. To apply for SB stream, candidates must have enrolled for basic sciences provided that they are a 1st year student.

Only Indian nationals can apply for KVPY 2017 provided they take admission to the B.Sc. programme only in India. The minimum age required to apply for SA stream is 16 years. The lower age limit for SX stream is 17 years. The candidates who apply for SB stream must be 18 years old.

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Citizenship

KVPY 2017 provides scholarships to the candidates who wish to enrol in undergraduate courses in Basic Sciences. The candidates who belong to India i.e. only Indian Nationals can apply for the KVPY Exam. The candidates belonging to any other country will not be eligible to apply for KVPY Exam under any circumstances.

The candidates who apply for KVPY will receive the scholarship only if they study in India. The scholarship is invalid in any other country or for courses applied in some other country. The KVPY Scholarship stands invalid for undergraduate programs under Distance Education or Correspondence Courses.

KVPY Eligibility for SA Stream

Stream SA students, who are enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2017-87, will receive KVPY Scholarship if they fulfil the following KVPY Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidate must secure a minimum score of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) in class X Board examination.
  • They must have Science and Mathematics as compulsory subjects
  • The candidate must have obtained 60% aggregate marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in class XII Board Examination
  • Such candidates must enrol in undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc. /B.S. /B.Stat. /B.Math. /Int. M.Sc. /M.S.) in the year 2019-20 after they have passed Class XII.

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KVPY Eligibility for SB Stream

Stream SB students, who are enrolled in 1st year of undergraduate program in the year 2017-18, will receive KVPY Scholarship if they fulfil the KVPY Eligibility Criteria given below:

  • Students must secure minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in class XII board examination.
  • They must have science as compulsory subject in class XII.
  • They must score 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in the final exam of 1st year of under-graduation.
  • Students in the undergraduate programme who want the KVPY Scholarship must have Basic Sciences namely Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics & Biology as compulsory subject.

Eligibility for SX Fellowship

Stream SX students, who are enrolled in XII standard in the year 2017-18, will receive KVPY Scholarship if they fulfil the KVPY Eligibility Criteria listed below:

  • They must score 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in class X board examination.
  • They must have Mathematics and Science as compulsory subjects in class X.
  • They must score 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in 12th board examination with Science as compulsory subject.
  • Such students must be willing to enrol in the undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology in the year 2018-19.

Eligibility for students in Cambridge International Examination Board

Candidates who are in the 2nd year of Cambridge International Examination Board and want the KVPY Scholarship must have the following eligibility criteria:

  • They should join the undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in the year 2018-19
  • Students must score minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in the class X board examination. They must also have Mathematics and Science has compulsory subjects.
  • Candidates must score 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in the XII board examination with Mathematics and Science as compulsory subjects.

KVPY Application Process

To appear for online aptitude test candidates have to apply through an online application process. The KVPY Application form will be available on the official website from July 18, 2017 to August 30, 2017.

Candidates have to register themselves for the KVPY Exam initially. After that they have to fill their personal and academic details, upload photograph and signature and make the payment of fees to complete the KVPY Application process.


Fellowships offered

Two KVPY Scholarships are offered to the students who belong to any of the three streams under KVPY: Stream SA, SB and SX. Candidates included in the SA Stream are the ones who apply for the KVPY Exam while pursuing Class XI (with Science Subjects).

The SX Stream comprises candidates who are appearing or have passed Class XII with science subjects in the academic session 2017-2018. SB Stream includes candidates who are pursuing 1st year of the undergraduate program in Basic Sciences during the academic year 2017-2018.

The fellowship and the contingency grant offered to students is listed in the table below:

FellowshipMonthly FellowshipAnnual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB- during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S.Rs. 5000Rs. 20000
SA/SX/SB- during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.Rs. 7000Rs. 28000

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Courses

The candidates can apply for undergraduate programs in Basic Sciences through KVPY 2017. The courses included in Basic Sciences are B.Sc. /B.S. /B.Stat. /B.Math. /Int. M.Sc. /M.S. in the following streams:

SubjectsSubjectsSubjectsSubjects
ChemistryCell BiologyBiotechnologyGenetics
PhysicsEcologyNeurosciencesBiomedical Sciences
MathematicsMolecular BiologyBioinformaticsApplied Physics
StatisticsBotanyMarine BiologyGeophysics
BiochemistryZoologyGeologyMaterials Science
MicrobiologyPhysiologyHuman BiologyEnvironmental Science

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Jatin sharma

Sir I am in class 12th now , my classes are just started , I want to ask that I have to give kvpy exam before my 12th board exams or after my 12 th board exam. And what are the dates to fill the application form.

17 Apr, 2017 00:20
Admin

Hi Jatin, KVPY exam will be held in the month of November 2017. For more details, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/kvpy

17 Apr, 2017 18:33

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