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 in the first week of 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

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. Anoop Maurya says:

    Is necessary to qualify in all parts of the paper separately??

  2. Poulami Dutta says:

    respected sir/mam, what is the average percentage marks needed for general students in kvpy exam to get scholarship ?
    Thank you.

  3. Banhi Shikha Mondal says:

    How does it come to 100 marks in SB/SX stream?

  4. xyz says:

    What is the difference in syllabus between JEE(Advanced) and KVPY?

  5. Rounak Shaw says:

    What is the total marks for kvpy – SX stream?

  6. Rayman says:

    Which students are eligible for the SA and which for SB and SX

    • Tanvi Your says:

      Those who are in 11th standard and giving exam will be SA stream and those who are in 12th standard and giving exam will be SX stream. In the first year of college it is SB strea.

  7. jaiveer says:

    Sir please give me 2017 paper of SA stream

  8. Aman raj says:

    Is there any nefative marking for leaving a question?

  9. rohit says:

    is every questions are multiply choice type

  10. Monalisha Muduli says:

    How can I enter my roll number in the kvpy test ?

  11. Sobha says:

    In SX, if possible to attempt three subjects..then how two would be selected?

  12. chsb says:

    whether the admit card and hall ticket both mean the same …
    or we need to download hall ticket separately in addition to the admit card…

  13. Dev says:

    Sir,Why bio student attempt maths portion….

  14. Raunaq says:

    Is there negative marking? If so, how much?

  15. vishwa shah says:

    WHAT IS QUESTION PATTERN FOR THE EXAM

  16. Suwathi says:

    Whether the test will be in written format or we want to do in computer.and what are the things we want to carry?

  17. V Siddharth says:

    What r the things that we r required to carry

  18. Rosemol B says:

    I’m in SA stream.Can I use calculator inside the examination hall?

  19. Abc says:

    I’m in SA stream ;and I want to know that whether I need to attempt both maths and bio or the one……..

  20. Bhuvan says:

    Can we attempt more than the prescribed number of subjects in the second section.if yes are the best marks of two subjects considered?

  21. KALAWANT MEHBOOB says:

    IF IN CASE SOME QUESTIONS ARE NOT ATTEMPTED WOULD IT AFFECT THE MARKING?
    WHAT SHOULD BE REFERRED FOR PREPARATION OF SUBJECT IN LAST 10 DAYS FOR SA STREAM?

  22. Rshinde says:

    When do I get to choose bio or maths in exam I am n sx stream

  23. Shamantn says:

    When do I get to choose bio or math….(like an option) Is it during the exam time or beforehand…. Iam in SX stream

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