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. Rahul says:

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

  2. YUGENDRA BABU says:

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

  3. Adithya pt says:

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

  4. Adithya pt says:

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

  5. simran kumari says:

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

  6. Aditi says:

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

  7. 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?

  8. 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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