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. Roohi says:

    My bsc2ndyear final exams will complete in may 2018.Am I eligible for this exam?

  2. Ardra says:

    sir ., in 2018 I’ll give my 12th boards.. can I apply for kvpy..? If yes.. is it for SX stream?

  3. Ashwini says:

    I was unable to apply for the exam when I was in 12th. I have completed it in 2017-2018. Can I apply for kvpy when I am in 1st year of degree collage? choosing bsc.

  4. prabhat kumar says:

    Currently I am studying in 11 .I want to give kvpy exam in 12 th.can I am eligible for exam

  5. GOKUL MALWAL says:

    can i apply for sb without pursuing any ug course ??
    i am appearing for my class 12 board exam in this year.

  6. shivangi misra says:

    i am doing bsc first year 2017-18 am i eligible for 2018 exam?

  7. Latha Guruprasad says:

    I have scored 9 cgpa in 10th in the academic year 2016-17, can I apply for kvpy in 2018?

  8. Ch Priyanka says:

    Currently iam writing second year board exams then I should wait till 2018 November to appear for exam

  9. Preeti Bansode says:

    I will be in class 12 in next month, which stream should I chose to appear for kypy this year ?

  10. Subramanian says:

    I am in B.E 1st year in 2017-2018 am I eligible for kvpy 2018?plzz reply me.

  11. Sourav dash says:

    I am a student of class 11 and want to give kvpy this year but i read in a government collage of odisha.can i give,please reply sir

  12. Moumita debnath says:

    i have passed 12th class in the academic year 2016-2017 and currently joined coaching classes for neet so can i register sx stream 2018

  13. Sumit Kumar says:

    I am currently enrolled in b.sc 1 year program (2017-18).
    So am i eligible for coming kvpy exam?

  14. Anusha says:

    Are 11th board marks counted for Kvpy?

  15. Kishor kumar says:

    Sir I’m completed 10+2with PCB 2017 I’m eligible for kvpy ……2018..

  16. Kartik says:

    Can we try for sx twice in 12th and after 12th

  17. P.vamshi krishna says:

    Sir,I competed my btech 1st year and now i am studying in 2nd year(not completed still studying) can I apply for copy exam ..please give me reply . Sir.

  18. Lavanya joshi says:

    Can bsc (hons) physics final year student eligible for kvpy all six semester completed in may 2018 and aggregate marks is 70%

  19. Ajmal sheikh says:

    Is it eligible for students who are studying diploma after 10th?


  20. Rohan koley says:

    Hello.I am studying in class 11.I want to repeat class 11.can I give kvpy sa exam again. If I have already given it in class 11.please answer.

  21. Arun says:

    Can I apply for that if I’m studying in bsc 2nd year

  22. Rahul says:

    I am studying 11 presently can I register for SA stream in 2018-19

  23. YUGENDRA BABU says:

    Will the scholarship be available for doing MBBS. If so how much

  24. Adithya pt says:

    Thanks, but when will be the next exam after my +2?

  25. Adithya pt says:

    I will appear +2 in the yr 2018.Am l eligible for the exam before my degree

  26. simran kumari says:

    I passed my 12th board in year 2017 can i fill this form…

  27. Aditi says:

    I will appear for 12th board in 2019.Am I eligible for the exam

  28. Kiruthika says:

    I have passed 12th in the academic year 2016-17 and have joined neet coaching in Bangalore…. Am I eligible to write this exam?

  29. manmehar kaur says:

    presently I’m pursuing bsc 2 honours in biotechnology.. can i give kvpy exam in 3rd year for year 2018-19

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