KVPY 2020 Eligibility, Criteria for Stream SA, SX, SB – Check Here

KVPY Eligibility 2020KVPY 2020 Eligibility comprise of 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 2020.

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KVPY Eligibility 2020

Candidates can appear for the aptitude test if they meet the given KVPY eligibility criteria according to the Stream. Before filling KVPY 2020 Application Form, candidates should meet the given eligibility criteria.

  • 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 2020-2021 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.

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For Stream SX:

  • Candidates studied in XII Standard (Science Subjects) in the academic year of 2020-2021 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 2020-2021.

Also Check:

KVPY 2020 Application Form

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 2020-2021 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.

KVPY 2020 Application Form

Candidates must check details about KVPY 2020 application form from below:

  • Application form will be released in the month of September 2020.
  • Candidates will be able to fill their application form through online mode.
  • Candidates must fill details carefully in the application form including education, personal, communication etc.
  • Upload required documents i.e. photo, signature and other documents in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates can fill their application form till the month of October 2020.
  • Take printout of the filled application form and keep it safe for other procedures.

Application fee will be paid through online mode only using debit card/ credit card or net banking. Any other mode will not be entertained. Application fee will be Rs. 1000 for general category and for SC/ ST/ PWD category candidate fee will be Rs. 500.

If you have any doubt about KVPY Eligibility 2020, you can drop your comments in the comment box.

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  1. Kushagra Bhardwaj says:

    Can a 1st year UG student apply for the Candidature?

  2. Rakshaya says:

    Sir,I have completed 12th CBSE with 68% & currently joined in Bsc Psychology , am I eligible for applying kvpy-SX exam?

  3. Rahul says:

    I passed my 12th class in year 2016, am I eligible for KVPY

  4. Anonymous says:

    I’m Navya of 12 th sci I hav got 79 in math and 85 in sci am I eligible for this

  5. Utkarsh kumar says:

    I drop this year for preparation of jee with 68% in BSEB.I want to appear for kvpy . Can I ?

  6. Sneha says:

    Is it not for b.tech students?

  7. Arushi das says:

    Can one sit for the kvpy exam in the SA stream with an aggregate of 73% in his class 10 board exam with science and maths base ?

  8. Kh.Prabin Singh says:

    Sir,I myself prabin I’m studying in 11-Sc this session 2017-2018.I bear 95 marks in both maths and science in JNV.Can I be eligible in appearing in this year 2017 examination of KVPY?

  9. Aditya Joshi says:

    Whether KVPY exam is applicable for students who choose medical stream (MBBS) after XII standard?

  10. devansh singh says:

    Sir I am studying in class 11th in year 2017 I score 77 marks in science and 87 marks in maths in my 10 th class I am from bihar board can I eligible for kepy stream SA

  11. shadab says:

    sir iam apper in 12th can i give this exam
    10th science=90 and math=76

  12. Naman Bhatia says:

    Sir, I am studying in Class XII and my Subject is P.C.M. .Can I apply for KVPY exam.

  13. Maria says:

    I am in class 12 and I want to appear for KVPY. I chose Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Computer science. Is Biology Compulsory??

  14. Mohneet says:

    Sir i have completed my 12th std and now i am going to pursue bsc agri. Will i be eligible to applg in SB stream??

  15. Nidhi Raghuwanshi says:

    I m in class 12 science stream my subject is physics ,chemistry,bio can i apply for exam kvpy ? And maths is compulsary or optional?

  16. Tapas Kumar Giri says:

    I will study ug 1st year for the season 2017-18,can i apply for kvpy next year means in 2018

  17. Rohan Shiwacharan Raghorte says:

    I am studying in 11th standard in the science stream. My subjects are biology,physics, chemistry and fishery. And no mathematics. Can I apply for kvpy sa stream?

  18. ragul says:

    Sir I’m first year MSc chemistry student
    I am applied for KVPY exam.

  19. Afnaan jaan says:

    What percentage is required for OBC category in inter?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      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.

  20. Gyan Vaibhav says:

    I am in 12th and I want to appear for the KVPY, but I would be pursuing B. Tech, will I be still eligible for the grant after choosing btech, as it is not listed in the list of Basic sciences coures.

  21. Pankaj says:

    I have cleared 12th class in 2017 with 58%.can I apply for kvpy exame?

  22. govind says:

    i have passed 12th class with 89 percentage in 2015 after i have prepared for jee now i want to study in bsc 1st year in 2017 than am i able to exam of kvpy in sb stream

  23. Dhiraj Patil says:

    I am studying in 11th science with pcm group. can I eligible for kvpy entrance examination

  24. R.Anirudh says:

    I am going to study B.Sc agriculture. Am I eligible to apply for kvpy exam in my 1st year…

  25. priya chaudhary.. says:

    i am in b-tech first year .can i also write kvpy 2018 in stream s-x

  26. Anaya says:

    Hi, I have 90.01% in X(Sc.) and 63.4% in XII(Sc.)
    I have done my XII in 2011. so am I eligible for the exam SA Catagory?

  27. Anuska says:

    I have passed class 10.and I am in class 11 now with PCMB. Am I eligible for KVPY exam and for which stream ?

  28. krati saxena says:

    sir I have passed 12th this year and now coaching for IIT JEE . so from which stream can i apply for kvpy ?

  29. Surjayan Dey says:

    Do I need to carry qualification documents to the examination centre?

  30. Rika says:

    I scored 88 percent in 12 boards and am hoping to take admission in ug courses in a college. Am I eligible for sb or sx stream in kvpy exams?

  31. AKSHAT JAIN says:

    Hello, I am Akshat,
    Currently studying in 11th and my stream in PCM , am I eligible for test and I scored 9 cgpa in math and 8 cgpa in science}?

  32. Indra kumar says:

    sir… I have passed 12th in this year which stream should I choose in kvpy

  33. Pooja says:

    I am currently in 1st year of bsc but by july i would be in 2nd year….am i eigible for stream sb

  34. Ramakrishna says:

    I completed my 12th

  35. JAGRITI SARKAR says:

    hello sir i am reading in class 12 and want to sit for KVPY for which stream should i sit… thank u

  36. SHUBH Mishra says:

    Sir I am in class 10th ICSE
    AND will appear for board in 2018 .
    Am I ELIGIBLE FOR the scholarship

  37. Your Name... says:

    I passed 12th in 2017. Now if i want to give kvpy 2017 which stream should i choose?

  38. Shreya Sen says:

    I have given my class 12 cbse higher secondary examination in 2017. Will I be deemed eligible to sit for the KVPY examination to be conducted in 2017?

  39. Ashish Shrivastava says:

    Sir, I have PCM in class-12 and applying for sx stream so it will be compulsory to give biology test also..

  40. amit says:

    i am currently in 1st year of bsc but by july i would be in 2nd year….am i eigible for stream sb or sx.

  41. amit says:

    i am currently in 1st year of bsc but by july i would be in 2nd year….am i eigible for stream sb

  42. shivajibhagat says:

    which group is required for kvpy
    Sir can i apper kvpy with PCM group?

  43. Utsav says:

    Can 12th studying students give mvpy for stream SA

  44. Sarvesh Kunst gupta says:

    Sir i want to ask that I have passed 12th class this year and I am not taking admission in ug programme .sir can I give an stream exam of kvpy??

  45. ganapathy says:

    I have completed 1st B.Sc maths in 2016-2017 academic year. Can I apply for KVPY in any of the stream

  46. Deekshita says:

    I am attending 12th grade right now. My state board exams will be held in march 2018. Will I have to appear for the kvpy exam in the month of november of this year {2017}???? Or is it next year?? Please do let me know.

  47. sai kiran k s says:

    I have passed 12th now.Can i apply now?

  48. vinod says:

    I had secured 99%in science and 75% in maths in my sslc board exam .is I am able to appear for kvpy exam.

  49. Jag says:

    I m studying in 12 currently which stream should I chose

  50. Jag says:

    How many times can I write kvpy and is there any age limit

  51. Rohit Dhananjay Pardeshi says:

    Now i m going to complete my 2nd yr in mechanical engineering, am i eligible to give next kvpy exam.if yes then what are the scholarship programs for me.please clear my doubt.

  52. Prerna says:

    Sir i am in class 12th and i wan’t to appear in KVPY exam. As the students who scored 80% in maths and science in 10th board exam are eligible to attain exam but i scored 92 marks in science and 79 in maths. So can i apply for the exam???

  53. Raja says:

    Sir I am studying 1st b. Tech now. I am getting 95 % in 2014-2016 state board in intermediate.. Can I apply for kvpy… Plz reply me….

  54. Pradyumn says:

    I have cleared kvpy in class 11. Can I retake it in class 12?

  55. Sir I am perusing my Bsc Final year and will complete in June ….am I eligible for KVPY 2017 and for Int. PhD which institute will ask the KVPY score card

  56. Sir I am perusing my Bsc Final year and will complete in June ….am I eligible for KVPY 2017 and for Int. PhD which institute will ask the KVPY score card

  57. Jitendra Kumar says:

    I am entering in 12th .I don’t have biology ,can I apply for kvpy

  58. eashika says:

    Iam entering 12 and I don’t have biology can I apply . please reply

  59. akshit khari says:

    I am in +2 passing in 2015-2016. Is there any chance for me to apply for kvpy now.

  60. saroj says:

    I am studying in Bahrain CBSE curriculum in 11th standard. Am I eligible for KVPY.

  61. Sujanaa says:

    Can a student with biology, chemistry. N maths with computer science also be eligible to apply for the programme? Does one also have to pass other entrance exams her etc?
    Thank you.

  62. Ammu says:

    I am doing second year degree. Can I apply for KVPY

  63. Ace says:

    I am in +2 in academic year 2016-2017. Is there any chance for me to apply for kvpy now. I need to do BS at IIS,banglore.

  64. shruti dhage says:

    can i give kvpy again in 12th…

  65. vineet says:

    I qualified 12th (89%) in 2016 and now coaching for IIT jee. Can i give SB if not then what exam/test can i join? plz reply………

  66. Pavithra says:

    I have completed my 1st semester. I want to know that when can I apply for my exams I need latest updates…. Should I complete this year i.e., 2semesters…… Can u please inform me…….. Please mail me all the details……..!!!

  67. akash says:

    l am entering in12 can I fill the form for stream SB

  68. Talat Azam says:

    I completed my graduation in 2016 and currently in first year of msc.can I apply for kvyp-2017???

  69. Lavanya says:

    I completed 1st year degree bsc in year 2015-2016, so can I apply for stream SB , and I have secured 75% in 1st year

  70. Shivam says:

    I got 75% marks in 12th standard in science stream this year. can i fill KVPY Form.

  71. Suma says:

    I couldnot qualify KVPY exam in 2015 in SA stream. If I join in any engineering college, Can I write SB/SX stream exam? If I get the eligibility, then I will discontinue engineering and join in IISC. Please give me reply

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