KVPY 2020 Preparation Tips, Mock Test, How to Prepare For KVPY Exam

KVPY 2020 Preparation Tips

KVPY 2020 Preparation Tips helps the students to score good marks in the examination. The exam will be organized on 1st week of November 2020. 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 2020.

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KVPY Preparation Tips 2020

For any examination, it will be 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 will be 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.

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Candidates are advised to 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.

Also Check:

KVPY 2020 Admit Card

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.

Mock Test

By practicing mock test, you will be 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.

Click here for official mock test

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 year’s question papers below:

KVPY 2017 Question Paper (Stream SA) (5th Nov 2017).

KVPY 2017 Question Paper (Stream SX/SB) (5th Nov 2017).

KVPY 2017 Question Paper (Stream SA) (19th Nov 2017).

KVPY 2017 Question Paper (Stream SX/SB) (19th Nov 2017).

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).

Maintain your Health

There will be nothing more important than your health. If you are healthy then, only you will be 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 atleast 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 2020 Preparation Tips, you may ask us by commenting below.

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  1. mayank says:

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

  2. mayank sahu says:

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

  3. 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:)

  4. 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

  5. Yashu says:

    I am MPC student.Is it necessaryto attempt Biology?

  6. Sayan Guchhait says:

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

  7. Pp priya says:

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

  8. 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

  9. ashu rai says:

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

  10. Shivani Gupta says:

    How much marks is required for crack this exam

  11. Sourav tripathy says:

    Send all the information regarding kvpy time to time.

  12. jharna says:

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

  13. Unknowndude says:

    How to study for kvpy in 6 hrs

  14. login says:

    for mock test I want login id and password

  15. pravallika says:

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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. manthan patel says:

    ehen will be exam centre will be alloted

  20. Your Name... says:

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

  21. Raghul says:

    At present i am studying in class12 what stream should i choose to apply for KVPY this year.

  22. Sathwik says:

    Is pcm there

  23. Uggya jai Mog says:

    Actually i couldnt get that what is SA/SB stream can you just explain

    • 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 SB, Candidates have to complete their 10+2 examination & obtain minimum 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD) in aggregate in Science Subjects.
      Candidates also have to pass their 1st year final examination & secure at least 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD).

  24. pratik says:

    Any negativemarking if wrong??

  25. Tejas Pravin Chandragiriwar says:

    Sir I have tried for giving MOC test but it requirs some user Id and password, how can we get this user Id and password?

  26. NANDINI says:

    Sir,iwant to study for neet exam so i dropped maths for 11th so it is possible that in kvpy exam i will solve PCB paper


    I have already submitted my application in SX stream. Now I am so far trying to mock test but the option is not responded, Please guide me to open mock test for practicing

  28. ANYA says:

    Sir i am in 11th, i have taken PCM.Is bio necessary for KVPY? Will it be hard for me?

  29. Srimantan Mitra says:

    Please suggest me some books fr physics and bio fr kvpy.
    I will be high helpful.

  30. Your Name... says:

    hi I have submittd form just now ..when I will get the admit card and I am confused that whether it is sumitted or not

  31. Sankalita Sengupta says:

    How can i prepare Physics for KVPY?

  32. Your Name... says:

    which login id should we use to practice mock test ?

  33. Susharu Ch. Sarkar says:

    can I use father’s email id & mobile no.?

  34. Your Name... says:

    2016 SX paper is there on your website. where can i check the answers ?

  35. satyam says:

    How many hour must I study to get good marks in kvpy in 3 months and Good reference books

  36. HEMALATHA.B says:

    i hav finished my 2nd puc and i havent joined any course still, can i write kvpy

  37. Your Name... says:

    my name is brunda i am studying 1st puc PCMB. can i write kvpy-sa exam and if i can when is the exam conducted

  38. Girish Bhandari says:

    Sir my son interested to appear KVPY is theit

  39. yash Bhandare says:

    Sir I’m in 11 l have taken PCMB preparing for jee mains n kvpy plz give me tips n information about same

  40. dhilna nv says:

    I am in 11th,if write in this year,can I repeat exam in next year?

  41. Anonymous says:

    I’m in class 11 Wat is the syllabus

  42. Anushka vaidya says:

    I want to appear for kvpy and I am a PCM student. I am pretty late to start my preparation. So can I get some help about study tips and to know exact content I. E the portion for kvpy for 11th std?

  43. Bharat Meena says:

    I am in 2 nd yeAr. Can
    I give this exam

  44. Pallavi D says:

    Sir,i am in 11 th std cbse. I hv taken PCB plus geography as subjects.i wish to appear for SX. Stream exam in November 2018. Am i eligible for IISER THROUGH KVPY without mathematics? Pls reply asap

  45. Sx stream exam says:

    Sir, i am in 11 th std CBSE. I hv taken PCB plus geography. I will be appearing for SX stream exam in Nov 2018. Am I eligible without mathematics?pls reply urgently

  46. ABhishek jha says:

    Sir I have not chosen maths as my subject in class 11. So will the kvpy exam be hard for me

  47. gagan says:

    I’m Bi.P.C how can I be take up mathematics

  48. Tanuj says:

    May I have a pdf file having all information regarding #KVPY.
    If there is any available, kindly provide me its link.

  49. Shirin says:

    Sir i have not chosen bio as a subject. Will it b necessary 4 kvpy un 11?

  50. Cracelin says:

    I am studying 12th now how will you prepare kvpy

  51. ANVESH says:

    If I am in class 10 now I will be eligible to give the test in 2018 or this year?

  52. Anvesg says:

    If I am in class 20 now then I can give exam next year in November or this year?

  53. Semanti Pattanayak says:

    How should I prepare now?

  54. Semanti Pattanayak says:

    What is preferable stream for me to crack kvpy as I’m reading in wbbse board?

  55. Gargi says:

    I wnted to know any books for kvpy sa….if available

  56. Anjoo says:

    Respected Sir
    My daughter is in 11h Std now. She took up Maths, Physics and Chemistry in 11th.Is it compulsory for her to write Biology also in KVPY exam this year?

  57. Priya says:

    Is there any specific coaching centres in Bangalore for kvpy exam training

  58. Susanta khandait says:

    Please give the syllabus of each group categorically.it will be helpful for examinar of their particular grp.

  59. Susanta khandair says:

    i think there is particular syllabus for each category.it will be helpful if the syllabus for each group is hiven categorically

  60. Saurabh says:

    Sir I’M IN class 12 which stream should i take
    Or it is compulsory to take biology in exam ….

  61. Pratheeksha says:

    I am appearing for 2pu exam on 2018, and I have completed 1pu exam in2017 March,.which stream of kvpy exam I should face

  62. Adhira nair says:

    Iam now studying in 12th.Is it necessary to write biology part in KYPY exam as i took maths,physics and chemistry group ?

  63. Aarushika says:

    I have given my 12th board exams in 2017. I will be taking a drop for NEET 2018 preparation. Will I be eligible for KVPY 2017 exam?

  64. Aaru says:

    I have given my 12th board exams in 2017. I will be taking a drop for NEET 2018 preparation. Will I be eligible for KVPY 2017 exam?

  65. neeraj says:

    I enter in11th so what I read for exam

  66. Rakshita Singh Gurjar says:

    Respected Sir,
    According to the information on Internet I find myself in SA category, I wanted to ask that whether I need to
    solve biology questions in paper.

  67. Meera Bharathi S says:

    Hi..I just finished my 10th and I’m interested in researching in Geo-science!
    Do I have to prepare myself from 6th to 9th std portions too for cracking the exam??

  68. Arsh Pathak says:

    I am in 10th, awaiting my result in May 2017, should I study from ncert books of 10th, 11th and 12th?? or any other books are required?? does this exam help for next also??

  69. Aniket Ravindra Wakale says:

    How many marks are required in

  70. Sonali says:

    do they see the result of class 10 for appearing kvpy at stream sb?


    I want to DRDO ceptam previous years question papers with solutions plz tell me how to get that

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