KVPY Eligibility 2018, Criteria for Stream SA, SX, SB

KVPY Eligibility 2018KVPY Eligibility 2018 comprises minimum qualification requirements, age criteria, etc. KVPY generally known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a national level fellowship/scholarship programme. This programme was started by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India in the year of 1999. It is managed by the Indian Institute of Science, Banglore. KVPY is conducted to provide fellowship and contingency grant to the pre-Ph.D. level for the selected students. Here, we are providing the detailed information about KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2018.

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KVPY Eligibility 2018

Candidates can appear for the aptitude test if they meet the given KVPY eligibility criteria according to the Stream:

  • Only Indian candidates can apply for the KVPY Fellowship programme.

For Stream SA:

  • Those candidates studied in XI Standard (Science Subjects) in the academic year of 2018-2019 can apply for this test.
  • Candidates have to score at least 80% marks (70% marks in case of the SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate in Science & Mathematics subjects in Class X.
  • Candidates have to secure minimum 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate in Science Subjects in XII Standard Board Examination.
  • Selected students fellowship will be activated only when they join an UG programme in Basic Science (B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS) in the academic year 2020-2021.

For Stream SX:

  • Candidates studied in XII Standard (Science Subjects) in the academic year of 2018-2019 can appear.
  • Candidates have to obtain minimum 80% marks for Gen category & 70% marks for SC/ST/PWD category in aggregate in Science & Mathematics subjects in High School Examination.
  • Candidates have to score at least 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate in Science Subjects in XII Standard.
  • Students can join the undergraduate programme in Basic Science (B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS) in the academic year 2019-2020.

For Stream SB:

  • Those candidates studied in 1st year of UG course in Basic Science such as Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics and Biology leading to B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS in the academic year of 2018-2019 can appear for this exam.
  • Candidates have to secure at least 60% marks in case of GEN category & 50% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD category in aggregate in Science subjects in Intermediate Board Examination.
  • Candidates have to obtain 60% marks (50% Marks for SC/ST/PWD category) in the 1st year final examination of B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

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  1. Rajagopal.H says:

    Sir, my son scored 70% in 10th and scored 50% in 11th and currently he is studying in 12th. Is he eligible for applying and appearing for kypy exam in 2018.

  2. Ishan Chandrakar says:

    I am dropper ,can I apply for kvpy

  3. Anusha singh says:

    I have passed 10th in 2018 .I am eligible for kvpy SA 2018 or not.

  4. Sir/Madam, says:

    Would like to know if a student can apply for integrated course after completing 12th std.

  5. Soumi Samanta says:

    Right now I m studying in +2,there fore can I attend the kvpy of 2018?

  6. mahesh says:

    i have completed my 12th in andhrapradesh board with 96.9% can i apply for kvpy 2018

  7. Saeoj says:

    I have scored 134 marks in both science and math in class 10 CBSE board 2018. Am I eligible for KVPY. Please confirm .

  8. bharath p.y says:

    sir now i am studying2pu can i apply kvpy exam

  9. Aaditya says:

    From 11th class which subjects are found in KVPY.
    If i studied through PCM. I am eligible or not

  10. Ravish jha says:

    Sir, I passed 10th class in 2017 and took a drop of one year. I am not enrolled in 11th class now. For which exam am I eligible?

  11. disha says:

    Sir/Madam

    I completed my 10 cbse exam with 70% am i eligible for kvpy exam 2018? (SA stream)

  12. Rana bora says:

    Sir,I got 74% but in math i get only 30 marks.so am i elegible for kvpy?

  13. Prakash says:

    Hi,

    I have couple of questions regarding the admissions process:

    1. My child who just passed 11th std is considering taking a gap between her 11th and 12th std. Will this affect her eligibility for taking Stream SX aptitude test in year 2019?

    2. If my child decides against taking a gap, she will complete her 10+2 in year 2019 (without gap). Will she be eligible for taking Stream SX aptitude test in year 2019?

  14. Ram tiwari says:

    Can droppers give kvpy

  15. Taki Hasan says:

    I am 12th standard passed out, i am taking coaching this year, am i eligible for applying to KVPY in any stream

  16. furquan tabish says:

    is there any age criteria for kvpy 2018?

  17. Prakash says:

    Sir,

    I have couple of questions regarding the admissions process:

    1. My child who just passed 11th std is considering taking a gap between her 11th and 12th std. Will this affect her eligibility for taking Stream SX aptitude test in year 2019?

    2. If my child decides against taking a gap, she will complete her 10+2 in year 2019 (without gap). Will she be eligible for taking Stream SX aptitude test in year 2019?

  18. Naina says:

    I have qualified my XII in 2017 with PCB and dropped one year. Am I eligible? If yes, which stream should I apply for?

  19. Rahul says:

    I completed my 12 in 2019 with 67 percent in PCM
    Iam ST. Am I eligible for kvpy 2019 exam?

  20. Kuldeep Singh rajpurohit says:

    sir I pass class 10th Maharashtra board I got 59 percentage can I give the kvpy

  21. Mohit says:

    f my marks in science are 80% am I still eligible for the kvpy . please comment soon

  22. Gaganashree S says:

    Sir/Madam

    I completed my class 10 with cbse, I got 157 marks in maths & Science. Can I take the kvpy exam in 2018

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