KVPY Exam Pattern 2018, Check Stream wise Pattern & Marking Scheme

KVPY exam pattern 2018KVPY exam pattern 2018 includes number of questions asked in exam, question paper type, marking scheme, etc. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national level scholarship programme which is run by the Indian Institute of Science. This programme is organized to encourage the students to pursue research career in the Science field. It offers fellowship to the selected KVPY Fellow to the pre-Ph.D. level or 5 years, whichever is earlier. In this article, we are providing information about KVPY 2018 Exam Pattern.

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KVPY Exam Pattern 2018

Here we are providing the exam pattern of KVPY 2018 examination:

  • Exam Mode: The aptitude test will be conducted through online (Computer Based Test) mode.
  • Date & Shift: It will be organized on 4th November 2018. It will be started from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM for Stream SA. For Stream SB/SX, the exam will begin from 2 PM to 5 PM.
  • Medium of Question Paper: The question paper will be asked both in English & Hindi Language.
  • Type of Questions: It is a multiple choice type question paper. All the questions are compulsory to attempt in Stream SA. There is an option to attempt any three sections in PART I & any two sections in PART II in Stream SB/SX.
  • Duration of Exam: The duration of the aptitude test will be three hours.
  • Sections: The question paper will contain two sections: PART I & PART II. There will be four sections in PART I & PART II.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will consist of 100 marks.

Below we have given the subject wise exam pattern for all streams:

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
PART IPART II
Stream SA
Mathematics15525
Physics15525
Chemistry15525
Biology15525
Stream SB/SX
Mathematics201040
Physics201040
Chemistry201040
Biology201040

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KVPY Syllabus

KVPY Preparation Tips

KVPY 2018 Marking Scheme

The question papers of Stream SA & Stream SB/SX will be of 100 marks. In PART I of both the Stream, one mark will be awarded for correct response & 0.25 marks will be deducted for incorrect response. In PART II of Stream SA & Stream SB/SX, for each correct response two marks will be given to the candidates & 0.5 marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

For any other queries about KVPY Exam Pattern 2018, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Will the marks acquired by the student in SA paper(if not selected in first level) will have any effect if next year same student goes for SX stream

  2. Niketa goyal says:

    I m from PCM 12 class… Is it compulsory for me to give biology exam…plz tell me

  3. Chetan says:

    Sir, I am PCB student . is math is compulsory to attempt maths questions in exam

  4. I am doing b.sc in 1st semester and my subject is physics mathe and geology. So I can apply for this scholarship.

  5. aashish says:

    Sir,I am pcm student in stream sa n my dob is 23-12 2002.fan I gave kvpy exam?

  6. Priyadarshi Jena says:

    Can I appear kvpy with outv
    biology

  7. Laxita Adhikari says:

    Do biology n maths have options?? if no then how should non medical students prepare for bio?? pls help

  8. Harsh Bamaliya says:

    There is no diffrence of bio and maths in paper.
    Or
    İn maths and bio there is nothing optional

  9. Anonymous says:

    I am from non biology stream ……is it that I choose math instead of bio questions in the paper …like what is the exact number of questions in total and how much I should answer in each subject??

    • ABHISHEK J M says:

      I am from non biology stream [PCMS]……is it that I choose math instead of bio questions in the paper …like what is the exact number of questions in total and how much I should answer in each subject??

  10. Pratik Banerjee says:

    1. What is the exact exam centre in durgapur for KVPY 2017?
    2. Is offline mode available for KVPYexam 2017?

  11. harshwardhan ankushe says:

    sir,iam studying in 11th std,for which stream i will apply.please tell me……thanku sir

  12. Siddh says:

    I’m a 12th student (No Biology). Is it compulsory to attempt bio questions or not??
    Is there negative marking??
    Wether I have to apply for SA or SB or SX????

  13. saikat sahana says:

    please give me the types of questions asked for kvpy

  14. Sparsh Agarwal says:

    I am a student of 11th science maths. Do i have to give even biology exam in KVPY. And is this paper subjective or objective.
    Please help me.

  15. AKHIL KRISHNA says:

    Now i’m in 11th std. To which stream and how should i apply?

  16. praveen bairagi says:

    In kvpy exam biology will also come ……… Since I am from PCM stream

    • tarun says:

      you can attend 3 subjects out of 4. There must be choice between maths and biology

      • Sushmitha Magaji says:

        It’s only for stream SB and SX. Stream SA students will have to attend all the four subjects irrespective of whether they have taken math or biology.

  17. Saurabh says:

    Are biology questions compulsory for non-med students in SA exam

  18. Tulika sadhukhan says:

    I am now studying in class 12 .
    For which stream should I be applying.

  19. C.jagadeeshwar says:

    Iam mpc 2nd year student applied for sx i read that biology is not compulsory for mpc students. is itcorrect?

  20. Hima P says:

    Sir is it compulsory to study biology for SX stream?…I have not studied biology after my 10th…is it possible for me to skip biology questions?

  21. Dishant yadav says:

    Sir or mam one correct answer is of how many numbers
    And is their any kind of negative marking

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      n PART I of both the Stream, one mark will be awarded for correct response & 0.25 marks will be deducted for incorrect response. In PART II of Stream SA & Stream SB/SX, for each correct response two marks will be given to the candidates & 0.5 marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

      • Kanchan says:

        I want to ask u about part 1 and part 2 both parts i have to give or any other else????

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        The question paper will contain two sections: PART I & PART II. There will be four sections in PART I & PART II. The question paper will consist of 100 marks. All the questions are compulsory to attempt in Stream SA. There is an option to attempt any three sections in PART I & any two sections in PART II in Stream SB/SX.

  22. Anush Aggarwal says:

    I’m in 12th and I don’t have mathematics. I still want to give the SX paper can I give it without mathematics?

  23. Rahul says:

    how much marks should i secure in the aptitude test to get fellowship from kvpy

  24. Himanshu dhawade says:

    How to prepare for the exam.What is exam date and process of exam form

  25. Sahana says:

    Sir,
    I am a 12th class student. I will be applying for the KVPY exam this year. I had a query about the paper answering pattern.
    In SX test, are the students expected to answer all the four subjects in both PART-A and PART-B?

  26. vaidehi sudele says:

    sir I am 11th class student. I scored 8.4 CGPA in class 10th am I eligible for kvpy?? plzz reply

  27. Divakar Meshram says:

    Sir I no information in this exam

  28. Vishal solanki says:

    I am class XI student so which stream is applicable for me.

  29. Madhumita Londhe says:

    I have applied for 12th kvpy. So is maths mandatory or optional subject?

  30. Vipin bihari yadav says:

    I am class 12th student and I am take for KVPY exam yes or no sir

  31. Your Name... says:

    I am studyingin class 12 so which stream is applicable for me

  32. aman mishra says:

    sir I am in class 11 can I fill the form so which pattern I have to follow

  33. Shantanu patil says:

    Sir I take pcm subjects in 11th std .I not take biology .Then sir biology is compulsory for SA stream or not.

  34. Pandey Shlok says:

    Sir I secure 62% in 10th now I am in 11th sci can I apply for K.V.P.Y.

  35. vaibhavi mishra says:

    sir,I just want to know what marks should be obtain in calss 10th for applying into exam….????

  36. Anuj Jagtap says:

    Sir, now I am in class 12th. So which part(1 or 2) of exam is to given by me?

  37. kinshul says:

    I m in 12th I want to give kvpy sx how the pattern of giving examination m so much confused in marks scheme nd all tat

  38. Pandey Shlok says:

    Sir I have secure 64% in 10th std can I fill the form

  39. Your Name... says:

    i am doing b.sc 1st year form open college and this year did neet eaxm .can i ignore the bsc and can i choose sx stream , becoz probably i got this year admission in mbbs

  40. N shiva says:

    I am an MPC student how can I prepare for biology

  41. Rijvi Kulkarni says:

    All the questions are compulsory to attempt in Stream SA. There is an option to attempt any three sections in PART I & any two sections in PART II in Stream SB/SX…..Sir the sentences are very contradictory… Will you please explain??
    Thank you

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      those who have applied for SA stream they have to attempt the all questions in the exam. For SX and SB stream, there is a option in attempting the questions.

  42. Harish kumar M says:

    I have completed 12th std
    At what stream I have to apply

  43. SARAVANA KUMAR N says:

    When will the application form will be released ?

  44. Pratham mittal says:

    sir i am studing in 11 th and my subject is maths so bio is compulsory for me or not if yes the syllabus of bio is from 10th or 11th

  45. Manthan Maheshwari says:

    Is it compulsory to attempt biology sections in SA category. I have opted maths in XI, now what can i do for it.

  46. Riya jangra says:

    it will b objective type i.e. mcq pattern

  47. lyka gupta says:

    sir if u can reply…..I m waiting for an ans…I literally dont know what is this SA AND SX …any one v hv ti opt????

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For Stream SA, Candidates have to complete their 10th class with Science & Mathematics subjects. They have to secure at least
      80% marks (70% marks for SC/ST/PwD) aggregate in the qualifying examination.

      For Stream SX, Candidates have to pass 10th class with minimum 80% marks (70% for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate in Mathematics & Science
      subjects.
      Candidates also have to qualify the 10+2 examination with Science subjects & secure at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD category.

  48. Ditsa says:

    Sir,
    This year I am in class 11.I am in science stream, so can I opt for this exam.

    • Ishan says:

      Yes. It’s for 11th also but bio is compulsory.

      • Arunima Hari Your Name... says:

        I am a PCMB student in 11th grade .
        Can I attempt kvpy SA stream?
        And also I passed 10th grade in Kerala state syllabus with 90% marks.
        If I can attempt kvpy SA stream what syllabus I have to study ?

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        yes, you can apply for SA stream.

  49. esha ghosh says:

    If a class 11 science student does not take biology,can she appear for KVPY SA stream exam in 2017?

  50. Soniya babar says:

    Is the question pattern in mcq or subjective pattern
    Plz let me know ??

  51. sahil chadha says:

    i am currently studying in 11
    am i eligible to appear for exam
    if yes then can you please convey me the details
    please respond as fast as possible
    thank you

  52. rahul says:

    Sir,can 11th class student fill this form

  53. Satyanarayan says:

    Sir, i am reading in class xii science now. and shall give the hs exam in 2018. Am i eligible for kvpy 2017? For which stream i eligible for? Kindly reply sir

  54. kartik makharia says:

    Is their necessory for passing class 12 to fill the form

  55. soma Dasgupta says:

    Sir, Iam studing in class 12& want to appear in KVPY Exam 2017..sir, can you kindly tell me in which exam should I apply, (SA or SX) ?

  56. udit says:

    As I am a maths student , do I need to study for biology also.and if then what would be the best part to go through it

  57. Anmoldeep kaur says:

    Hello sir, my name is Anmoldeep Kaur. I want to ask you that I have chosen medical stream so will I prepare for Mathematics also or there will be separate test??I want to clear NEET exam for MBBS after class 12 and now I am in class 11.So canyou tell me that if I am eligible for this test or not.

  58. saksham says:

    i am studing in 12th class from PCB which kvpy exam gives means SX/SB or SA

  59. saksham says:

    i am studing in 12th class from PCB which kvpy exam gives means SX/SB

  60. GOPAL CHANDRA MONDAL says:

    where should i get referance book of KVPY 2017 Exam.

  61. yashpal says:

    i m waiting for my 10th results and i want to attempt KVPY exam so which stream should i choose SA,SB or SX

  62. yashpal says:

    i m in 11 so which stream should i choose

  63. Satyam Ahirwal says:

    I have given the madhyamik . Now I am waiting for my result . But now I want to give this test. So which stream I shall choose SA or SX or SB

  64. Antra says:

    I m waiting for my 12th results nd want to attemp kvpy 2017 exam .I m confused what must be my stream SA SX SB ?

  65. Antra says:

    I m waiting for my 12th results nd want to attemp kvpy 2017 exam … i m confused what must be my stream SA SX SB ?

  66. Abhay Kumar says:

    Sir is it compulsory to attempt all the section(physics, chemistry,maths,and bio)? And what are cut off percentage??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      All the questions are compulsory to attempt in Stream SA. There is an option to attempt any three sections in PART I & any two sections in PART II in Stream SB/SX.

  67. Pragna says:

    Please inform us when will they give application form and when should we submit the form. Do they conduct computer science subject also, please let me know.

  68. Rohith says:

    I want to know whether it is compulsory to write p c m b four exams also or can skip anyone? I am writing sx exam in 2017

  69. Deepali says:

    Sir it is compulsory that we have to give paper in online mode i.e computer based..
    Whatbis the cut off forvkvpy paper

  70. brij gopal singhal says:

    My ward doesn’t take part in online mode of kvpy. Is it mandatory that exam give in online mode .

  71. Tonoy dey says:

    Sir. I m presently studying in class 12.So for SX stream whether we have to prepare for both class 11 and 12 or only course of class 12?? I m confused.. Sir can u kindly notify me?? I will be waiting for your response…

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