KVPY 2017: Result, Call Letter, Interview & Admission

KVPY 2017KVPY 2017 provisional list of candidates for the Award of KVPY Fellowship has been released now. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) organizes a national level scholarship program which is known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY). It is conducted to encourage students for pursuing a research career in the field of basic sciences. This programme started in 1999 which is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. From this article, candidates can get the complete information about KVPY 2017.

Result Exam Dates Selection Process FAQs

KVPY 2017 Notifications:

newiconProvisional list of candidates recommended for the Award of KVPY Fellowship 2017 has been released now. Check here for provisional list.

Note: The marks of all the candidates who appeared for the Aptitude Test & Interview (as applicable) can be obtained from the KVPY website in last week  of April 2018 by logging in with the application number and date of birth.

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KVPY 2018 examination is conducted to provide scholarship upto pre-Ph.D level to the selected candidates. It is managed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Check here to get details about KVPY 2018.

KVPY 2017 Interviews are organized from third week of January to 28th February 2018 via offline mode. KVPY 2017 Interviews Call Letter has been released now. Check here for interview call letter & other details.

KVPY 2017 List of Shortlisted Candidates (Result) for the examinations held on 5th & 19th November for interview round has been declared on 22nd December 2017. Check here for result details.

KVPY 2017 Cut Off marks for different streams have been released now.Check here for cut off details.

KVPY 2017 Question Papers & Tentative Answer Keys for SA, SB & SX stream have been released for the examinations held on 5th & 19th November.Click here for answer key details.

Note: KVPY Aptitude Test 2017 – Emails and SMSs have been sent to the candidates, who could not complete the examination due to technical problems. These students are required to download the revised admit cards at the earliest using the link sent to them by email. Please note that if you agree to take the re-test, the result of the first test will be considered NULL and VOID and if you do not wish to take re-test the score from the first test will automatically be processed in creating the final merit list.

Note: The candidates are informed that a re-test will be conducted for those students who were unable to complete the aptitude test due to the technical problems at few of the exam centers.  The re-test will be conducted in selected centers on November 19, 2017 (Sunday) for both SA and SX/SB Streams. These students will be contacted by KVPY and will be provided with further details about the admit card, venue etc soon.

KVPY 2017 Admit Card has been released on 15th October 2017. Click here for admit card details.

KVPY 2017 Mock Test is available now for practice. Click here for mock test.

NOTE: Candidates Those forgot their application number can recall that by downloading their registered KVPY application form after login with their registered mail ID and Date of Birth.Click here to Download.

KVPY 2017 Fee Payment can be done till 30th August 2017. Click here for fee payment.

KVPY 2017 Application Form has been closed now. Click here for application form.

KVPY 2017 Selection Procedure

After the result announcement, the KVPY selection procedure 2017 is started. KVPY 2017 call Letter has been released now. Shortlisted candidates are called for the interview round on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam. The interview are organized from the third week of January to 28th February 2018. Candidates are informed about their interview dates, time and venue shortly by email/KVPY website. After the completion of the aptitude test & interview process, the fellowship will be given to the successful candidates. The final result will be announced on April 2018.

KVPY 2018

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is the conducting body which organizes Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY 2018). It is a national level fellowship programme. Through this exam, candidates will get scholarship upto pre-Ph.D level. The application form will be provided from the 2nd week of July 2018.

KVPY Exam Dates

Here, we have updated the KVPY exam dates for the session 2017-18:

Application Form Availability16th July 2017
Application Form Availability Last Date23rd August 2017
Last date for payment of fees30th August 2017 (5 PM)
Admit Card Released15th October 2017
Date of Exam5th November 2017

Stream SA: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Candidates should report at 8:30 AM).

Stream SB/SX: 2 PM to 5 PM (Candidates should report at 1 PM).

Tentative Answer Key24th November 2017
Objection on Answer KeyTill 29th November 2017 (Before 4:00 PM)
Final Answer Key3rd week of December 2017
List of Shortlisted Candidates (Result)21st December 2017
Interview3rd week of January to 20th February 2018
Final ResultApril 2018

KVPY 2017 Application Form

  • The KVPY Application Form 2017 was available through online mode from 16th July 2017.
  • The application form only issued through online mode.
  • No application was issued via offline mode
  • Candidates can fill the form till 23rd August 2017.
  • The last date for fee submission was 30th August 2017 (5 PM).

Application Fee:

  • The application processing fee is Rs. 1000 (Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PwD Category).
  • Candidates have an option to submit the fee through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking or Challan.

Eligibility Criteria

The KVPY eligibility criteria are given here:

  • Candidates should be Indian Citizen.
  • For Stream SA, Candidates have to complete their 10th class with Science & Mathematics subjects. They have to secure at least 80% marks (70% marks for SC/ST/PwD) aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • For Stream SX, Candidates have to pass 10th class with minimum 80% marks (70% for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate in Mathematics & Science subjects. Candidates also have to qualify the 10+2 examination with Science subjects & secure at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD category) in aggregate.
  • For Stream SB, Candidates have to complete their 10+2 examination & obtain minimum 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate in Science Subjects. Candidates also have to pass their 1st year final examination & secure at least 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD).

KVPY Admit Card

Candidates can download the KVPY admit card 2017 from the notification section. The admit card was released on 15th October 2017. Candidates can download their admit card by using their registration number. There is no other mode to get the hall ticket.

KVPY Exam Pattern

  • Date of Exam: The KVPY Exam was held on 5th November 2017.
  • Exam Timing: The exam was started from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM for Stream SA. For Stream SB/SX, the exam will begin from 2 PM to 5 PM.
  • Mode of Exam: The entrance exam was organized in online mode.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam was three hours.
  • Language: The medium of the question paper was English & Hindi language.
  • Type of Questions: It was a multiple choice question paper.
  • Papers: The question paper divided into two parts: PART I & PART II.
  • Marks: The question paper was 100 marks.
  • Question Attempts: All the questions are compulsory to attempt in Stream SA. There is an option to attempt any three sections in PART I & any two sections in PART II in Stream SB/SX.

Candidates may check KVPY exam pattern from the below table.

KVPY Syllabus

The KVPY syllabus 2017 comprises of the Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Mathematics subjects. No prescribed syllabus for entrance exam. The syllabus was contain the topics of the Class 10th/11th/12th/1st year of B. Sc/B. Stat./BS/B. Math./Int.M.Sc/MS.

Also check KVPY Preparation Tips 2017.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The KVPY registration was started from 16th July 2017. Candidates must apply through online mode only.
Answer: Computer bases test is conducted using an easy-to-use portal on a computer. No prior experience with using computers is needed to opt for such a test. In fact, students who choose to take the computer based test will be directed to a web link that contains a mock aptitude test hosted on the same portal. This will allow them to get familiar with all features of the testing environment.
Answer: There is no prescribed syllabus for the test. The written exam aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student than his/her factual knowledge.
Answer: For this, you must visit the eligibility section of our article.
Answer: KVPY does not allow its Fellows to receive simultaneously fellowship /scholarship from more than one source, either government or private. In case they are in receipt of any other fellowship or scholarship, they will have to relinquish it in order to avail the KVPY Fellowship.
Answer: you may conatct to the officials through email, for any exam related queries.
Still any question, leave your comment.

KVPY 2017 Answer Key

Candidates can check the tentative answer keys after a few days of the examination. It was available on 24th November 2017. The authority was release separate answer keys along with question papers for SA, SB, SX streams for the examinations held on 5th & 19th November. KVPY Answer Keys 2017 has been released through online mode on the website. Candidates can make objection to the answer keys till 29th November 2017 (before 4:00 PM). The final answer keys was released in the third week of December 2017.

KVPY 2017 Result

The KVPY result 2017 was declared on 22nd December 2017. Candidates can check their KVPY result through online mode. The result was announced for stream SA, SX & SB for various categories separately. Candidates can take the printout of the result for future use. Candidates are shortlisted for the further process after the result declaration.

You may also check:

KVPY Cut-off 2017

If any candidates have a query about KVPY 2017, they can leave comments in the comment box.

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  1. Pranav says:

    Sir I am diploma student can I eligible for kvpy

  2. Sautam says:

    Sir I have passed kvpy this year in sa stream . Should I sit for sx stream this year also? As my rank s not good. If I don’t pass then what will happen . Please inform me kindly.

  3. Bhavana N Dharwad says:

    Release name wise selection list

  4. Manisha lingayat says:

    Not able to check results

  5. Visvanath says:

    Result nahi. Aaya

  6. chethan says:

    sir pls tell the website to know the marks

  7. Raishankar says:

    I want to know whether the KVPY fellowship amount being declared is likely to enhance or not?


    We are not able to download admit card for appearing interview till date.
    My stream is SX and Centre is Jaipur.
    My application no-17083553

  9. Bharat Rathod says:

    Hi sir i have problem with my result.please help me

  10. G M GURURAJENDRA says:

    sir , is kvpy interview call letter 2018 released or not. if not what is the date of interview?

  11. G.V.K.S.Likhith says:

    I didn’t receive the call letter for interview.
    How can I download the call letter?

  12. Bipradeep Saha says:

    My result of kvpy 2017 kindly provide as early as possible please.

  13. Sanjibani patel says:

    How can I get my result of kvpy.and yet I don’t get my call letter plzzz help me to know my result

  14. R.Chinmay says:

    I am not able to down load interview call letter….
    It shows login details in correct, try again.
    What should i do?

  15. namratha says:

    How do I know whether I am selected for interview or not?

  16. Nischit says:

    I am not able to download the call letter of kvpy interview… It is showing invalid login

  17. Aritrikadas says:

    I want my interview call letter and centre

  18. Udita Batra says:

    I want to know my detailed marks. And how much is the cut off

  19. Simran Sharma says:

    I have not received my call letter

  20. I didn't get my call letter says:

    I didn’t get my call letter
    I don’t even know dates of interview
    What should I do

  21. Ayush says:

    How do I contact an official for inquiry? Is there a email address or a phone number?

  22. Yashee says:

    How can one download the call letter for the interview? And, has anyone received it yet?

  23. Your Name... says:

    when will I get interview call letter?

  24. D kirankumarreddy says:

    How do I know my interview date and interview centre since I have given wrong email address due to confusion

  25. Shazeb kamran says:

    Show my kvpy separate resul give mail of my result

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