KVPY 2017 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
The last date to fill KVPY 2017 Application Form was August 23, 2017. It was available on the official website. Candidates had to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph, signature and caste/medical certificates prior to filling KVPY Application Form.
Application fee for KVPY is INR 1000 for General and OBC Category and INR 500 for SC/ST/PwD Candidates. Payment of Application fee can be made either online via Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking or offline by submitting an e-challan at the nearest branch of SBI (State Bank of India).
Only Indian Nationals can apply for KVPY 2017. Any candidate who has obtained degree of distance education or correspondence degree are not eligible for KVPY.
READ DETAILEDKVPY ELIGIBILITY
KVPY or Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a national level scholarship test organized by IISc, Bangalore (Indian Institute of Science). It helps talented and motivated candidates to pursue a research career. Given below are important highlights related to KVPY Application Form:
|KVPY Application Form will be available from||Third week of July 2017|
|Basic Eligibility||Indian Nationals can apply|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Documents Required||Scanned Photo and Signature|
|Application Fee||INR 1000 for GEN/OBC and INR 500 (SC/ST/PwD)|
KVPY is one of the most popular exam which is undertaken by candidates who wish to seek scholarship opportunities for undergraduate programs in science stream. The KVPY Registration Process is an online process which commences from Third week of July, 2017. Table below gives tentative KVPY Application dates:
|Online Application Portal opens from||Third week of July 2017|
|Last date to register Online is||Last week of August 2017|
|Last date to pay the Application Fee is||First week of September, 2017|
|KVPY Admit Card can be downloaded from||Mid of October, 2017|
|KVPY exam is scheduled on||First week of November, 2017|
Candidate applying for the exam must be aware of the Eligibility for KVPY before filling the KVPY Application Form. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has set some guidelines related to Eligibility for KVPY which are given below:
Read DetailedKVPY 2017 Eligibility
KVPY Registration is an online process to be carried out on the official website. There are mainly four steps to fill KVPY 2017 Application Form:
The candidates have to register by entering authentic information as this information cannot be changed once they start the KVPY Application Process. The KVPY registration is followed by filling details in the KVPY Application Form, uploading the documents and fee payment. The steps to fill the KVPY Application Form are explained below:
Before filling the online KVPY Application form, the candidate must register himself/herself on the KVPY Official website. It can take up to 30 minutes to generate username and password. Also, the candidate cannot make any changes after successful KVPY Registration Process. The steps included in the KVPY Registration process are as follows:
Once all the details have been filled, candidate will be asked to order his/her exam centre preference. First option selected by the candidate will be exam city but in certain unavoidable circumstances, second or third preference can be considered as exam city. The images must be in JPEG format. Here are steps that must be followed to upload documents:
Note: The photograph and signature must be JPEG format while the caste and medical certificate must be in PDF format. The maximum size of JPEG format images must be 80 kb while for PDF format documents, the size must be less than 300 Kb.
Finally candidate must click on ‘Submit’ button and proceed to payment options. Candidate can pay the application fee by using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking or can generate Challan. Steps to pay KVPY Application Fee are:
Since the KVPY Application Form can be filled online only, the payment shall also be made via KVPY Admission Portal. Application fee for General/OBC candidates is INR 1000 while it is INR 500 for SC/ST/PwD candidates. The application fee can be paid via Credit Card/ Debit Card or through Net Banking. Also an e-Challan can be downloaded from the official website of KVPY.
There are some important instructions that must be followed before and while filling the online KVPY Application Form. The important guidelines that a candidate must take care of during KVPY Registration are mentioned below:
Ans. Candidates cannot submit KVPY Application Form through mode other than Online.
Ans. For Stream SA, all the questions will be compulsory. In Stream SB and Stream SX, there will be four sections in Part I (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics) and four sections in Part II (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics). Candidates will be allowed to answer any three of the four subjects in Part I and any two of the four subjects in Part II.
Ans. KVPY does not allow a candidate to receive simultaneously scholarship from more than one source, either government or private. In case there is a receipt of any other scholarship, he/she will have to relinquish it in order to avail the KVPY Fellowship.
Ans. Candidate’s queries can be answered via mail in case of any assistance.
Ans. Only prescribed dimensions of the Scanned images is acceptable. In case candidate exceeds it, he/she must compress the file and then upload it.
Ans. For stream SA: Forenoon 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (reporting time: 8:30 AM)
For Stream SB/SX: Afternoon 2 PM to 5 PM (reporting time: 1PM)
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