KVPY 2020 Eligibility, Criteria for Stream SA, SX, SB – Check Here
KVPY 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.
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.
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.
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 second week of July 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 last week of August 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.
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