KVPY Preparation Tips 2018, How to Prepare For KVPY Scholarship

KVPY Preparation Tips 2018KVPY Preparation Tips 2018 helps the students to score good marks in the examination. The exam will be organized in the month of November 2018. Every year, it is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore to offer fellowship/scholarship to the eligible candidates. KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna) is one of the competitive examinations like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, and AIPMT. In this article, we are providing details about How to prepare for KVPY 2018.

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KVPY Preparation Tips 2018

For any examination, it is necessary to prepare well to get the good score in the examination. Candidates should check this article for tips & tricks to qualify the examination.

Analyse Syllabus & Exam Pattern

First of all, it is very important to know the complete syllabus from where the examination will be asked. It is suggested to all the aspirants to collect all the information about the exam pattern and syllabus before starting up the preparation. Refer the correct and official syllabus of KVPY. The syllabus of KVPY is almost same as JEE Main or AIPMT (now known as NEET). The aptitude test of KVPY contains the questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics subjects. Candidates are suggested to refer NCERT study material. It makes easy to crack the aptitude test of KVPY.

Study Plan

Time management plays a key role in achieving the good marks. Manage your time in such a way that every subject will get the equal attention. Provide more time to the subjects in which you are weak. Rule of time management is also applicable at the time of examination. Firstly, solve that portion of the question paper that you know most.

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Previous Years Question Paper

Solve previous question paper of KVPY or practice mock test. It will provide you the idea about the examination pattern or type of questions that will come in the examination. Also, you can test your speed and knowledge by solving the model papers.

You can check last years question papers below:

KVPY 2016 Question Paper (Stream SA).

KVPY 2016 Question Paper (Stream SX/SB).

KVPY 2015 Question Paper (Stream SA).

KVPY 2015 Question Paper (Stream SX/SB).

KVPY 2014 Question Paper (Stream SA).

KVPY 2014 Question Paper (Stream SX/SB).

Practice Mock Test

By practicing mock test, you are able to identify your weak points and strong points. Also, you will learn how to manage time during the examination. Through the mock test, you can check your performance time to time.

Maintain your Health

There is nothing more important than your health. If you are healthy then, only you are able to concentrate on your studies. So, take hygienic and nutritious food. Don’t skip your breakfast and sleep at least for 7-8 hours.


Try to complete your studies some days before the examination so that you will get enough revision time. Keep last 3-4 days for revision purpose. It helps you a lot for achieving the good marks.

In case of any doubt or query regarding KVPY Preparation Tips 2018, you may ask us by commenting below.

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  1. Preet Sanjay Paigude says:

    Exam was on 5th Nov. But can not appear for the same cause I am living in saswad ,pune maharashtra & centre was given me in nagpur ,how I can manage? Can u help me to give pune centre to appear re-exam in November and what the procidure
    For the same

  2. Visvash says:

    Plz give an idea of the cutoff for exam

  3. tanvi sethi says:

    what is the cut off for sx stream i mean minimum marks to pass the exam

  4. parvathy says:

    are there any negative markings?

  5. Anubhav Srivastava says:

    I am unable to access my mock test asked pass word but I don’t have.

  6. A.Senthil murugan says:

    How to get atleast pass mark in kvpy exam

  7. Lily says:

    Will it be possible to clear not at first attempt

  8. Abhishek Anil Patil says:

    My leg has been fracture due to an accident my center is at aurangabad and I am from jalgaon. So how to Manage to come there. Doctor has restricted ne not to walk through stairs. So what can I do.

  9. Sayantan Ghosh says:

    I want to sit for mock test but which Login id and password required to enter .

  10. Nanditha says:

    Is there any books out of syllabus

  11. Spoorthi says:

    Is there subject choice for six stream students

  12. kishorre says:

    Dear Sir,
    I’m not able to download my admit card….
    Kindly do the needful

  13. Caroline says:

    Weightage for each chapter……

  14. Ayush says:

    Sir I am going to appear SX
    So to get what is the minimum percentage required ?

  15. anaghaek says:

    i am not able to login for the mock test.An invalid password message is coming.my dob is 18-04-2000.how can i appear for mock test?

    thank you

  16. Trushil Shah says:

    How to reset login Id & Pass word for mock test?

  17. Saniya says:

    Will they provide papers for rough work or should I have to carry by myself??

  18. Aranya mitra says:

    what is the difference between sb and sx stream?

  19. Zahir says:

    Sir, there is maths and bio is compelsery for SX stream candidate if he is with A group in 11&12 science in his board.

  20. Agnes J Sabu says:

    Sir, I am in 11th std.Is Calculator allowed in the exam hall?

  21. Saloni says:

    Till when KVPY scholarship is given to the scholars ,either it is till 12th or even after 12th (i.e when we are in medical or engineering college)

  22. Nikita says:

    I am a computer science student in 12th now. I have no clue about biology. Will I be allowed to write only PCM? Will it affect my rankings?

  23. nirmalya basu says:

    sir wil it be possible for you to publish the 2016 question solution .. it will be very helpful

  24. Gopikrishna says:

    Can i bring calculator into exam hall

  25. amaresh says:

    I am writing kvpy exam through sa stream this year. I am in class 11. If I get passed when do they recruit me and give me scholrship

  26. Hrishikesh says:

    Sir im 11th std. I wanted to know whether it is enough that only 10th syllabus is required or we should read 11th or 9th.

  27. asmita says:

    will bio and mathss be optional?

  28. jayraj says:

    i am trying to login with the help of given email id and DOB but it is not responding .please do something and help me

  29. Pavan says:

    When u allot exam centres

  30. gayatri mathan says:

    I am not able to give mock test after giving my gmail account and password please do something.

  31. Me says:

    When will be the centre be known?

  32. mayank says:

    sir,my subject is pcb and stream sx than ihave to attempt maths part or not???

  33. mayank sahu says:

    Sir plz tell me how to log in to the mock test preparation area .

  34. Alia says:

    Am 12th class student , and want to know a time table to prepare for KVPY (5th Nov), from now. ( books , hrs)
    Plz let me soon:)

  35. Aleena Jomon says:

    Sir I am studying in 11th. I have chosen PCMC combination. Is there any way to skip Biology? Will this exam hard for me? Please reply…. Thanking you

  36. Yashu says:

    I am MPC student.Is it necessaryto attempt Biology?

  37. Sayan Guchhait says:

    Is there any question in this exam from NCERT and DINESH practice books

  38. Pp priya says:

    Iam MPC student. Is it necessary to attempt bio. Or can be left??

  39. SIRI.s says:

    I just want to know if there will be any options ..
    Like can we opt for only physics,chemistry,biology or should I even attend mathematics question

  40. ashu rai says:

    for practice in mock test what should be filled in password box means which password we fill

  41. Shivani Gupta says:

    How much marks is required for crack this exam

  42. Sourav tripathy says:

    Send all the information regarding kvpy time to time.

  43. jharna says:

    is it compulsory to appear for all four subjects since i have not taken mathematics in my junior college

  44. Unknowndude says:

    How to study for kvpy in 6 hrs

  45. login says:

    for mock test I want login id and password

  46. pravallika says:

    how to manage time for preparation of kvpy along IIT JEE preparation and sleep for 8h a day along with clg studies

  47. Rithika Samyuktha k says:

    In sx is it wise to attempt chemistry, Maths and biology or physics chemistry and Maths. Which combination would be easier to score. Suggest please

  48. Login ID and Password says:

    KVPY 2017 Mock Test is available now for practice. Click here for mock test.
    Please advise this login ID and password is same as for KVPY login

  49. adarsh says:

    sir is the 60% marks means average of 60% for all the four subject or 60% for each of them among the four

  50. manthan patel says:

    ehen will be exam centre will be alloted

  51. Your Name... says:

    when will be the exam centre will be alloted????

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