KVPY 2019: Interview (Started), Cut-off, Admission Procedure

KVPY 2019KVPY 2019 Final Result & Cut-off has been released. The examination has been organized by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. KYPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) is a national level scholarship program up to Pre-Ph.D level. The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of aptitude test and interview conducted by the IISc. The candidates those are interested in this exam can get the complete details on KVPY 2019 from this article.

Result Dates

Cut Off FAQs Admission

KVPY 2019 Notifications – Final Result & Cut-off Released

newicon KVPY 2019 Final Result has been declared on 30th March 2020. Check Here for result details.

newicon KVPY 2019 Cut-off for all streams has been published. Check Here for cut-off details.

KVPY 2019 Interview Process has been started from 22nd January 2020 through offline mode.Check here to get details.

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KVPY 2019 Answer key has been released on 7th November 2019.Check here to get answer key details.

KVPY Exam Dates

All the events and their dates related to KVPY scholarship programme is given below:

EventsDates (Official)
Application form releases from8th July 2019
Last date to get application form31st August 2019
Availability of admit card7th October 2019
Examination date3rd November 2019
Releasing of answer key7th November 2019
Declaration of written test result11th December 2019
Interview22nd January 2020

KVPY Result 2019

KVPY result is included the names of the candidates those selected for the interview round. The list has been declared separately for each stream (SA, SX and SB). KVPY result 2019 has been declared on 11th December 2019.

Before declaration of result, the authority has also released the answer key. With the help of answer key, candidates can get idea about the marks they will be going to score in the entrance exam. Candidates can check the answer key as per the stream under which they have given the exam.

KVPY Cut off 2019

The authority has published the cut off marks after the completion of written test. Candidates have to reach the prescribed cut off marks in order to be eligible for the selection procedure. KVPY cut off 2019 has been released for each stream. The qualifying cut off marks will be provided out of 100.

StreamCategory (out of 100)

KVPY Selection Process

The candidates those are selected on the basis of written test, have to appear for Interview round. The authority has release the interview call letter for each selected candidate. After the completion of the interview round, the final shortlisted candidates list has been uploaded on the website.

Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short listed candidates has been invited to appear for an interview which is the final stage of the KVPY selection procedure. Interview has been from 22nd January 2020.

KVPY Admit Card 2019

The admit card for all streams has been declared on 7th October 2019. KVPY admit card 2019 can be downloaded by enter the application number. Only online mode is available to download the admit card.

Candidates should keep their admit card till the admission process gets over. Admit card will be a important document to carry in the examination hall.

Exam Pattern

The KVPY exam pattern details are given below:

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through online mode only.
  • Language: The exam will be conducted in both English and Hindi language.
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Attempts: All 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.
  • Duration: 3 hours will be provided to complete the exam.
  • Maximum Marks: The complete exam will be of 100 marks.
Subjects  No. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Part IPart II
                      Stream A
                                                   Stream SB/SX

KVPY Syllabus 2019

There will be no prescribed syllabus for the aptitude test provided by the authority. The aptitude test is design to test the understanding and analytical ability of the candidate than his/her factual knowledge. However, candidates can study the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as per the selected stream. The exam conducting authority will also provide the mock test to familiarize the candidates with the written test pattern.

KVPY 2019 Preparation Tips

  • Make a smart strategy to solve the questions in minimum time period.
  • Study daily till the exam day as per the prepared time schedule.
  • Go through the complete syllabus to do well in the exam.
  • Be aware of the exam pattern and marking schemes.
  • Make yourself healthy and do some yoga or meditation.

Exam Center

Agarthala, Agra, Ahamedabad, Allahabad, Ambala, Aurangabad, Belagavi, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Durgapur, Eranakulam, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Guwahati, Huballi, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangaluru, Mohali, Mumbai, Mysuru, Nagpur, Noida, Pallakad, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rourkela, Salem, Siliguri, Thrissur, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam.

KVPY 2020 

KVPY entrance exam will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. KVPY is a national level entrance test organized for the selection of the eligible candidates on the basis of Aptitude Test & Interview organized by IISc. Through this entrance exam, candidates are provided scholarships up to Pre-Ph.D. level for their selection. Eligible candidates awarded with the scholarships will be able to pursue their career in the Research Science.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The notification for KVPY exam will be released on 2nd week of July 2019. The application form can be obtained after the publication of the advt.

Answer: No need to send the hard copy of application form.

Answer: There is no under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course in any university.

Answer: There is no under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course in any university.

Answer: In the stream-SA, all questions are compulsory. In respect of the streams SB and 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 are allowed to answer any 3 of the four subjects in Part I and any 2 of the four subjects in Part II.

Answer: Candidates those forgot their application number can get it by downloading their registered KVPY application form after login with their registered mail ID and Date of Birth.

Answer: The exam will be conducted in forenoon for stream SA and in the afternoon for SX and SB stream.

Answer: Candidates have to bring the valid School/College ID or Aadhar Card or Passport with clear photograph.

Answer: The result will be declared separately for each stream (SA, SX and SB) in the third week of December 2019.

KVPY Registration 2019

Candidates can check the details given below to fill the KVPY 2019 application form.

  • First of all candidates have to do the registration for the KVPY 2019.
  • The application process has been started from 8th July 2019.
  • Candidates can fill and submit the application form till 31st August 2019.
  • Candidates have to fill the personal and academic details, choosing exam center and upload the scanned images and the required documents.
  • Application form will be completed only after the payment of requisite application fee.
  • Candidates should take a printcopy of the application for further references.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee is Rs. 1000 for general candidates and Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PwD category candidates.
  • The registration fee can be deposited through two modes, i.e. online (credit card/debit card/ internet banking) and offline mode (e-Challan).
Check hereHow to Fill KVPY 2019 Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can apply after reading the complete eligibility criteria to appearing in the exam:

  • Nationality: Applying candidates must be an Indian national citizen.

Stream SA:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates those appearing in 11th class or passed the 10th class with Science and Mathematics subject can apply.
  • Minimum Marks: It is compulsory to secure the 75% marks (65% for SC/ST/Pwd candidates) in the qualifying exam.

Stream SX:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates appearing in 10+2 exam with science stream from recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must obtain the 75% marks in 10th class (65% for reserved category candidates) with mathematics and science (PCB) subjects. Minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates) in mathematics and science subjects (PCB) in 12th class.

Stream SB:

  • Qualifying Exam: Appearing in the 1st year of UG program in Basic Sciences such as Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S
  • Minimum Marks: Secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in mathematics and science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in 12th standard. In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. one should secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship.

If you have any other queries about KVPY 2019, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

Displaying 327 Comments
  1. Gourav gaikwaf says:

    Sir i will give my 12th board exam in march 2019. Should i eligible for kvpy 2019

  2. Madhuri Jadhao says:

    Sir I am study in 11th but I want to give this exam next year so I will use which stream and may I know the institutes where candidates achieved success in Kvpy are admitted

  3. Nirmeeta says:

    is there negative marks for wrong answers?

    • Shrikar says:

      Yes, there is negative marking, you will be awarded 1mark for the correct answer and lose 1/4 for the wrong answer

  4. Nirmeeta says:

    is there any negative marks for wrong answers ?

  5. agarwal karina says:

    sir actually in 10th std i scored 74.83% and now i’m in 12th class .Am i eligible for appearing kvpy exam?

  6. Abdullah says:

    Sir I am in class 11 my subject is PCB i have to do maths also in test or only biology.

  7. Dibyajyoti Das says:

    May I know the names of Institutes where candidates achieving success in KVPY are admitted ?

    Dibyajyoti Das

  8. jahir says:

    sir i’m studying 12th(2018-2019) std.can i apply for kvpy 2018.if yes, what stream can i choose?

  9. Arpan says:

    I am a dropper and I want to know if I should apply for SB or SX stream

  10. Anupam says:

    Sir I am studying in 12 standard and my subjects are maths,physics,chemistry. Which stream should I prefer?

  11. Ankit manda says:

    Sir I passed 12 this year and now I’m preparing for iit.is I am eligible to apply for kvpy.my subjects in 12 are PCM

  12. Sadique Chanda says:

    I am first year MBBS student can I appear for this exam.?

  13. rajeev verma says:

    i am 12th passout can i apply for kvpy 2019


    Sir my daughter has completed 12th exam with Physics chemistry and biology in 2018. she can apply for SB Or SX Exam as math was not her subject.

  15. ramzanul says:

    I am privet candidate in CBSE bord should I give exam sx

  16. Sanmeet Wakchaure says:

    Is there negative marking for wrong answers?

  17. Shrutika says:

    Sir, i completed my 12 and I get admission for MBBS 1st year , can I give this exam ?

  18. Srinivas manvi says:

    I am in 12th standard can I apply to kvpy exam can I get application form link please sir

  19. Rushikesh Dange says:

    I am in 12th std and I am going to giving KVPY exam from SC candinate.How many % want to get eligibility for apply KVPY exam ?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates must obtain the 75% marks in 10th class (65% for reserved category candidates) with mathematics and science (PCB) subjects. Minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates) in mathematics and science subjects (PCB) in 12th class.

  20. Tanuja khedekar says:

    Sir, I have completed my 12 and this year I am studying in 1st yr. of BSc so which stream should I prefer

  21. Vijay says:

    On which date will the registration for kvpy 2019 start?

  22. Himanshu borkar says:

    Sir, i completed 12th in 2018. I have 75 percent in 12th. I do not had maths in 11th and 12th.i am a dropper (preparing for neet 2019). Am i eligible for kvpy 2019? Which stream should i apply

  23. Amey Kulkarni says:

    Now i am studying in 12th can i apply for exam and how i can fill form for kvpy

  24. Himanshu borkar says:

    Sir, i have completed my class 12th in 2018. Am i eligible to apply this exam? I have 85 percent in class 12th.

  25. Sahil Bhalerao says:

    I got 98 marks in maths and 84 marks in science am i eligible

  26. Sahil Bhalerao says:

    Sir, I am now in 11th std pcm stream,In 10th my maths marks are 98 and science marks are 84 and overall % 91 please let me know whether iam eligible or not

  27. Tanuja khedekar says:

    Sir I have got 61% in 12 class and this year I am in 1st year so am I eligible for the exam…And can 2nd year students also apply for the exam

  28. Anonymous says:

    Ehat could be the cutt off for sc candidate

  29. ANM says:

    I am studying in 11th.I had passed 10th with scores, science-97 and maths-69.Am i eligibile for kvpy??

  30. Bhimsen says:

    my son is studying in PUC-2 (PCM and Cs) combination can he write the kvpy exam

  31. shreya says:

    how will i apply for kvpy 2019

  32. Mitali Joshi says:

    At present I am in class 11th PCM in class 10 my marks in maths 86 and in science 64 total percentage in maths and science 75% . So Can I give kvpy exam

  33. Shreyas says:

    I completed my 10th and studying PCMB so can I apply for the exam …..if so which stream should I apply

  34. Pb says:

    Sir I am in class 12. I got 75 percent in class 10 all total. Am I eligible for sx stream

  35. Anushree Anil says:

    I passed 12th in 2018 isc board with 93.25% and have dropped an year to prepare for jee 2019.
    I had given kvpy once in 2018 but not qualified and I have not given kvpy in 2017.
    So am I eligible to give kvpy 2019???
    And if yes,then which stream should I opt for??

  36. Harsh sharma says:

    In sx stream question only based on 12th or 11th or both

  37. shuvadip pradhan says:

    after passing KVPY SB, am I eligible for M.Sc.
    persuing B.Sc.(hon.) in chemistry, now in 3rd year.Can I apply for KVPY SB.

  38. Devika.D.k says:

    Pl: Send my Marks in 2017 examCStream SA)

  39. Jeraldine says:

    My son is un year 12 moving to year 13 in british curruculum school un dubai.He will apply in SX category right? We are indians.

  40. gifty says:

    Sir I had completed my 12th and dropping a year for jee preparation which is my stream

    please Reply

  41. Goutham says:

    Sir I had completed my 12th and dropping a year for jee preparation which is my stream

  42. Isha Saxena says:

    I am studying in XII with PCB. In Xth I had >75% marks in Maths & Science subjects. Am I eligible to apply for SX stream.

  43. Bedanta Nath says:

    Where to find the syllabus

  44. Adwait says:

    Sir i have got 86% in class 10
    AND 73 in class 12 so i decided to take class improvement so can i give kvpy this year

  45. Manu saxena says:

    Sir,I had scored 79.9% in 10th. Having 84 in mathematics and 72 in science can I apply for kvpy (SA)

  46. Aditya says:

    Sir I m class 12 dropper .. can I apply for kvpy this 2019

  47. Rakshil says:

    Sir I am in 12th standard and going to appear for board exam in 2019 so which stream I have to select for KVPY exam

  48. Ojas says:

    I have completed my 10 in 2018 . Am i eligible for KVPY ???

  49. Drishti says:

    I am non-medical student i want to know that i am studying 12 and i am a fresher student.what is the formt of my filling the form of kvpy and where i should submit it in jammu(new plot). Thank u please reply

  50. Sarvesh Navghare says:

    I have passed my 12 th standard with 86 % and I’m persuing bsc 1st year what stream should I choose?

  51. Venkatesh says:

    I have finished 12 in 2018 shall I eligible for kvpy

  52. Biology is compulsory ? says:

    Hello team

    My son has passed X exam with 95% marks and 95 marks in science.

    He is planning to take a bifocal subject for 11 and 12th. Can he appear for KVPY ? Is biology mandatory subject to have for 11 and 12 ?

  53. Harshith says:

    For Sx stream how many questions to attend .or we should attend all questions

  54. Rita says:

    I passed my 11th …To which stream can i apply ?

  55. Arijeet Mukherjee says:

    sir what rank is wanted to get admission in iisc(Indian institute of science ) bangalore.

  56. Preety H. Padhiyar says:

    I will be applying class 12 board exam in 2020.Can I give kvpy in 2019 while studying in class 12 ?

  57. MD SAQLAIN IMAM says:

    Me abhi 12th me hoon aur me 2019 me kvpy bharna chahta hoon mujh par kon si dhara lagu hogi aur me kvpy bhar sakunga ya nahi.
    Kvpy exam ham kitne bar de sakte hai

  58. Riya says:

    Non math students are eligible for kvpy exam?

  59. Chitra v says:

    What is meant by SA and SX streams??

  60. Arjum says:

    I am a student of class 12th to which stream should i apply SA/SB

  61. Liza says:

    are 2nd year btech students eligible for kvpy?

  62. Sakirunnisha says:

    I want notifications of 2019 exam application form for KVPY

  63. Nilanjan kayal says:

    I am a student of class 12 ….i have just passed class 11 exam….which stream can i apply

  64. Shriraamsrinivaas says:

    I am a dropper preparing for jee 2019 I completed my 12th in 2018 can I apply for KVPY 2019

  65. vishnu kumar says:

    I am presently in class 10th(2018-2019).May i apply for kvpy in this year?

  66. SAKSHI JAIN says:

    is MBBS STUDENT eligable for kvpy scholarship.

  67. jeronm says:

    how can i apply for this test.can ou pls tell me the dates for the above.i am studying in class 10 . soo im eligible right

  68. Mukul Angal says:

    I will give my 12th boards in March 2019. So should I give KVPY 2018 OR KVPY 2019.

  69. AJ says:

    I m a dropper for preparing for neet 2019 ( I completed my 12 in 2018)
    So can I fill up for kvpy 2019 the next year if I have not filled it up in 2018

  70. Laxmi yadav says:

    How many students are slected at different levels of kvpy exam

  71. sai nivas says:

    Can I use the kvpy result for eligibility for iisc admission?

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