KVPY 2021 Eligibility, Criteria for Stream SA, SX, SB – Check Here

KVPY Eligibility 2021KVPY 2021 Eligibility will 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 2021.

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KVPY Eligibility 2021

Candidates will be able to appear for the aptitude test if they meet the given KVPY eligibility criteria according to the Stream. Before filling KVPY 2021 Application Form, candidates must meet the given eligibility criteria.

  • Only Indian candidates will be eligible to apply for the KVPY Fellowship programme.

For Stream SA:

  • Those candidates studied in XI Standard (Science Subjects) in the academic year of 2021-2022 will be able to apply for this test.
  • Candidates will 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 will 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 2021-2022.
  • Candidates who have passed 10th class and appearing in 11th class will be also eligible to appear in exam.
  • Candidates must have to produce study certificate of class 11th once they gets selected as a provisional KVPY fellow.

For Stream SX:

  • Candidates studied in XII Standard (Science Subjects) in the academic year of 2021-2022 will be also eligible to appear.
  • Candidates will 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 will 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 2021-2022.

Also Check:

KVPY 2021 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 2021-2022 can appear for this exam.
  • Candidates will 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 will 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.
  • Candidates who have passed 12th and are eligible to enroll in the first year can also appear in the examination.
  • Candidates must have to produce study certificate of 1st year once they are selected as a provisional KVPY fellow.

KVPY 2021 Application Form

Candidates must check details about KVPY 2021 application form from below:

  • Application form has been released on 12th July 2021.
  • Candidates are 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 are able to fill their application form till 6th September 2021.
  • Take printout of the filled application form and keep it safe for other procedures.

Application fee can be paid through online mode only using debit card/ credit card or net banking. Any other mode is not be entertained. Application fee is Rs. 1250/- for general category and for SC/ ST/ PWD category candidate fee will be Rs. 625/-.

If you have any doubt about KVPY Eligibility 2021, you can drop your comments in the comment box.

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  1. Deep says:

    I will be joining as a B.Tech student this year and wish to appear for the exam next year. Will I be eligible to sit for the exam through SB stream?

  2. Sania says:

    I passed 12 bords this year can I register for KVPY exam

  3. dr. Kamala Bai says:

    My daughter is presently studying X std, and will be writing her e X exam in April 2022. Can she write KVY by filling application 0f 2021.
    pl clarify

  4. SREELATHA S says:

    What is the eligibility criteria for a student who have passed 10th class in 2021

  5. Kartik Lavkush says:

    Sir,
    I’m pursuing diploma in Information Technology and in second year. Am I eligible to participate in KVPY.

  6. Yash says:

    I will be graduating high school in 2021 this year can i apply for kvpy sx stream 2021?

  7. Lakshmi Jupalli says:

    My daughter has completed first year (XI) of IBDP course 2020-2021 batch and wants to apply for KVPY SB stream.Her main subject is biology.Is she eligible to write the exam?

  8. Shivam Singh Chauhan says:

    If i will do BSc hons from Physics, am i eligible for SB?

  9. ASHOK NAIK says:

    My daughter scored 89 marks in maths and 69 marks in science. Is she eligible for the exam

  10. Ritul says:

    What will be the exam date for session 2021-2022 please tell?

  11. Ritul says:

    I have just entered class 12th academic year 2021 -2022…I will be taking my boards exam in 2022 so when should I appear for sx stream exam, after completing my boards or before that?.. please tell me

  12. Shivangi says:

    Can a student enrolled in class XII in the session 2020-21 apply for kvpy if board examination has not taken place?

  13. Amrutha says:

    I will be finishing my BSc(PCM) 3rd year in may..and i want to persue Msc in Physics. Can i apply for kvpy exam?

  14. Muskan says:

    I am right now in class 12 of session 2020-2021 and will give my boards in may. Which stream paper of kvpy should I apply for?? SA or SX Or SB?? As I want to be an astronomer

  15. Sharika says:

    I’m a dropper student and going to appear for jee mains exam 2021
    Can i attend KVPY SB or SX?

  16. Sidharth says:

    Can OCI card holder write KVPY exam 2021

  17. Suvarna shree says:

    Sir i have completed my inter in bipc( science) in 20-21 yr with 96% am i eligible for this test

  18. Arshi says:

    I have completed my 1st semester.Can I fill the kvpy form? I am in 2nd semester in bsc

  19. Raja says:

    I’m going to write in sx stream I’m 80%in 10th but got 59%on 12th am I eligible?

  20. Gobinda Saha says:

    Sir I am NITA student of 2020,just admitted in 2020.Sir I want to crack SB stream exam .For this the document required of college I just got in 29th November.But registration was closed 30th October,what I do now. PLEASE REPLY.Iwill be grateful for your help

  21. Gobinda Saha says:

    Sir I am NITA student of 2020,just admitted in 2020.Sir I want to crack SB stream exam .For this the document required of college I just got in 29th November.But sir registration was closed 30th October,what I do now. PLEASE REPLY .Iwill be grateful for your help

  22. Sanjib manna says:

    I am dropped up in my college first can i eligible for kvpy exam

  23. Gobinda Saha says:

    Sir I am just passed this year class 12 th and admitted 26th Nov . Which year the KVPY SB exam date for me 2021 or 2022.
    Please tell me

  24. Shreyashi Das says:

    I am a student presently reading in class 12 isc,will I be eligible for kvpy next year.. After I give my board exams?

  25. Puja Banerjee says:

    I have secured 97.33% in 10th board exam.Can I give the kvpy exam

  26. Vikas Ranga says:

    Sc. Certificate kon sa chahiye

  27. Aakash Rajput says:

    Sir ji.
    Good Morng.

    I hve passed XII with PCM 83% in academic year 2019 – 20.
    Currently i hve no admission in this current year and also preparation for JEE .
    CAN APPLY KVPY 2020 and Which stream ?

    Regards,
    AAKASH RAJPUT

  28. Aayush shaw says:

    Am i eligible for SB stream if
    I got 75 in physics 49 in chemistry, 67 in maths and 59 in biology in my class12 .

  29. Jishnu says:

    I m bsc agriculture 1 sem student. Am I eligible for it..

  30. Surmina says:

    I got 84 Marks in science and 53 Marks in maths out of 100 in class 10 cbse. Can I apply for kvpy 2020 in sx stream

  31. manmohan goyal says:

    I passed 12th class with PCM stream. whether I can now give exam in SX stream.

  32. Prerna says:

    Those students who dropped for 1 year and didn’t join any college, those students will include in which category

  33. Vrinda Kaushik says:

    Right now I’m 15 years old and I’ll be of 16 years in June next year. So, am I eligible for kvpy SA exam which is to be held in January next year.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      there is no specific age limit in KVPY therefor, you need to pass required examination to be eligible for KVPY 2021.

  34. Chaitanya lahari says:

    Sir i have completed my 12th class in 2020 can i appear for kvpy 2020 sx stream

  35. Chaitanya lahari says:

    Sir i have completed my 12th class in 2020 can i appear for kvpy 2020

  36. Sanjana k says:

    Sir i am studying in bsc 1st year 2020 in SSLC i got 95marks in science and 85marks maths in SSLC.am i eligible for this kvpy exam?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      KVPY 2020 have three different options SA, SX and SB respectively. Check the eligibility Criteria of your preference.

  37. nancy says:

    sir i have compeleted my first year of msc. can i apply for this

  38. Vishal kumar says:

    Iam from obc category.I have obtained 78%in science and 71% in Math in bseb2018-19.May I apply for KVPY2020?

  39. Som jaiswal says:

    Sir my marks in class 10 are as follows
    Maths 78
    Science 71
    Total percent – 82.4
    Can I eligible for SA stream

  40. Bharat kumar says:

    Can give neet student kvpy exam

  41. Karan Singh says:

    If I want to do MBBS after 12th std so, will I be able to take scholarship throuthrough KVPY exam for MBBS and later on for MS

  42. mahaveer prasad says:

    sir i still cant able to join collage… due to pandemic delay of exams i didnt allot collage …. but in future i will join any bsc collage ……but now i m filling this form ……….so sir plz tell me what i fill the collage name option…..

  43. Akshat singh says:

    Sir…i take drop for prepairing neet….can i apply for KVPY exam…

  44. Prakash Kumar says:

    I got only 53marks in maths in class 10 can I fillup kvpy exam form ( within reserved categories)

  45. Bhavana says:

    Can Computer Science students apply for KVPY exam in 11th?

  46. annapoorna.b.m says:

    AFTER 10+2 IS THAT COMPULSARY TO JOIN BASIC SCEINCE DEGREE OR CAN THEY JOIN ANY OTHER SCIENCE PROFESSION EXAMPLE MEDICINE ENGINEERING OR PHARMACY, A WAITING FOR RESPONSE.
    THANKING YOU.

  47. Sunny says:

    I got 96% percent in 12th standard.i can get seat in kvpy or not

  48. abhishek kumar says:

    which stream should be chosen if your are a dropper??

  49. Vedavarshini N says:

    Sir,I have passed my 12board with 83 percent aggregate in 2019-2020.I am till not joined in any degree. Can I eligible to write the kvpy 2021 January exam?

  50. Navpreet Kaur says:

    I am doing bsc 1st semester 1st year . Am I eligible for KVPY 2020

  51. Ankita mhetre says:

    Sir I have studied in Maharashtra PCB 65.08% in 2019 12th.sir now I can eligible for kvpy

  52. Pallabi mukherje says:

    Sir, I completed 12th board exam with 90% in 2020 with PCMB.Then which stream of KVPY is applicable for me?

  53. Your name says:

    I got 79 marks in maths and 74 in science in class 10 cbse.can I apply

  54. Amna Khatoon says:

    Sir, I got 86.4% in my 10th boards and now currently I’m in class 11th with PCB subjects am I eligible for KVPY exam and for which stream?

  55. nidhi says:

    I have scored 74% integrated science and maths in class 10 so am i eligible for SA streem

  56. Neha says:

    i am studing in class 12th in kerala state board.I Have scored 86% in class 11 examination.Am i eligible to appear in the 2020 kvpy-SX examination

  57. Saksham shankar says:

    When will the forms for KVPY 2020 be available?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      There is no official notice regarding same. Stay tuned with sarvgyan for all latest updates & information.

  58. Shivam says:

    Sir i have passed my 12th in 2020 with 97.3 % aggregate in pcm. Can i apply for kvpy in the year 2021 also?

  59. Rithika says:

    I have secured below 60 marks in maths and above 80 in all other science subjects in 12th grade.Am I eligible to write SB exam(kvpy)?

  60. sudharshan says:

    From where application will be down loaded , many universities names are mentioned from which we have to down load or all the universities will have the same application

  61. Santosh says:

    I have passed 10th class with 95 in Science (PCB) and 96 in Maths, and also passed 11th class with 96 in Physics, 72 in Chemistry, 99 in Maths and 100 in Computer Science. I am currently studying on class 12.
    Am I eligible for the Kvpy 2020? If so, which stream?

  62. Anamika says:

    Sir I got 80 percentage in science and 68npercentage in maths in class 10th. .I’m eligible?

  63. Nighar says:

    I am a B.Sc mathematics last year student . Can I apply for this exam ?

  64. Sajeev says:

    What is the Qualifying rank of SX stream for application filling, ?

  65. Raish Alam says:

    I completed class 12 from JAC board.Can I apply for kvpy

  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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