KVPY Selection Procedure 2017 Started – KVPY Call Letter & Interview

KVPY Selection Procedure 2017KVPY 2017 Interviews for shortlisted candidates has been started from the third week of January 2018. KVPY Selection Procedure 2017 is consist of two stages i.e. an aptitude test and an interview. KVPY is a national level fellowship programme which is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. To get shortlisted for the KVYP scholarship, students need to qualify both the stages of KVPY selection procedure. KVPY 2017 Interviews Call Letter has been released now. Through this article, students can check complete information regarding  KVPY 2017 selection procedure.

KVPY Selection Procedure 2017 – Interview Started

newiconKVPY 2017 Interviews Call Letter for shortlisted candidates has been released now. Call letter for Interviews scheduled in February will be available during last week of January 2018. Click here to get your interview call letter.

KVPY 2017 Interviews are organized from third week of January to 20th February 2018 via offline mode.Click here to check interview details.

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Documents Required

Candidates should bring the given documents at the time of interviews along with call letter:

  • Application form and Interview call letter.
  • Attested copy of Marks card. (10th Marks card for Stream SA/SX and 12th Marks card for Stream SB)
  • Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates issued by the Competent Authority.
  • Medical certificate from competent authority in case of physically and visually challenged students  in the prescribed format (As per GOI)
  • A Self-Appraisal form.  
  • Study certificate form. (to be obtained from your Principal/Head of the Institution where you are currently pursuing your studies)
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (in Sealed envelope) & Letter to teacher.

NOTE: Candidates must bring all the above-mentioned documents along with them when they come for interview otherwise they will not be allowed to attend the interview.

Candidates whose KVPY application form are accepted called for the first stage of selection process i.e. for aptitude test. The aptitude test was held on 5th November & 19th November 2017 in online mode. It was conducted in various cities across the country. The question paper was available in English as well as in the Hindi language. The question paper was of MCQ type and divided into 2 parts. The questions was asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology subjects. The aptitude test is same for Stream SA, SB and SX.

Candidates who qualify the aptitude test will be called further for the interview. At the time of the interview, candidate’s knowledge of science and research field are monitored. After the conduct of interview, the list of final selected candidates will be released. For the award of KVPY scholarship, candidate’s overall performance in aptitude test and interview will be considered. The interview round are organized from third week of January to 20th February 2018. Students are informed about their interview dates, time and venue shortly by email / KVPY website.

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KVPY Cut Off 2017

KVPY Scholarship/Fellowship

Candidates will be eligible for KVPY Fellowship/scholarship based on their performance in aptitude test and interview. The authority will award the scholarship to the selected candidates. Here, we are mentioning details about the cash which is awarded to the KVPY scholarship holders:

Basic SciencesMonthly FellowshipAnnual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB – during 1st to 3rd years of – B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S.Rs. 5000Rs. 20000
SA/SX/SB  – during  M. Sc. / 4th to 5th  years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.Rs. 7000Rs. 28000

Interview Centers

Here, we have updated the interview center details:

CenterAptitude Test CentersVenue (Tentative)Dates (Tentative)
AhmedabadAhmedabad, Rajkot, VadodaraIIT, GandhinagarWill be updated soon
AllahabadAgra, Allahabad, Dehradun, Kanpur, Lucknow, VaranasiHRI, Allahabad28th-30th January 2018
BengaluruBengaluru, Hubballi, Mangaluru, MysuruKVPY, IISc.24th-26th February 2018
BhopalBhopal , Indore, NagpurIISER, Bhopal22nd-24th January 2018
BhubaneswarBhubaneswar, Rourkela, VisakhapatnamNISER, Bhubaneswar28th-30th January 2018
ChennaiChennaiAnna University10th-12th February 2018
CoimbatoreCalicut, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Palakkad, ThrichurBharathiar University19th-20th February 2018
Delhi-IDelhi, Faridabad (SA)IIT, Delhi20th-22nd January 2018
Delhi-IIGhaziabad, Noida (SA & SX), Faridabad (SB & SX), Delhi (SB)Delhi University16th-18th February 2018
Delhi-IIIDelhi (SX)JNU14th-16th February 2018
Hyderabad – 1Hyderabad (SA & SB)University  of Hyderabad26th-28th February 2018
Hyderabad – 2Vijayawada (SA & SX), Hyderabad (SX)CCMB, Hyderabad12th-14th February 2018
Jaipur-IJaipur, Jodhpur (SA, SB)MNIT, JaipurWill be updated soon
Jaipur-IIJaipur, Jodhpur (SX)Will be updated soonWill be updated soon
Kolkata-IDurgapur,  Kolkata,  Siliguri (SA)IISER, Kolkata29th-31st January 2018
Kolkata-IIAgarthala, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela (SA): Durgapur, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi (SB)ISI, Kolkata13th-14th February 2018
Kolkata-IIIAgarthala, Durgapur, Guwhati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Siliguri (SX)IACS, KolkataWill be updated soon
MohaliAmbala, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, MohaliIISER, Mohali10th-12th February 2018
MumbaiMumbai (SA,SX)IIT, Bombay22nd-24th February 2018
PuneAurangabad, Belagam, Pune (SA,SX,SB), Mumbai (SB)IISER, Pune16th-18th February 2018
TrivandrumErnakulam, TrivandrumIISER, Trivandrum26th-28th January 2018

If students have any query regarding KVPY 2017 Selection Procedure, they can ask us by commenting in the comment box.

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  1. Apoorva says:

    My application no. 17086827.My call letter for interview is received. Kindly confirm the same

  2. Mohit Negi says:

    check the interview centres from which you belong. The call letter for interviews that will be held in february will be released in 3rd wk of January.

  3. Alyssa Gomes says:

    Cannot login to check interview results

  4. shivam kumar says:

    after click the link log in but not successful we are asking invalid detail please try again , please sir i am selected or not Thanku sir

  5. richi goel says:

    i still dont know how to get information about my KVPY results …about the marks i scored in the KVPY exam 2017 and my rank. Please tell how to get these informations my roll no is a39130176

  6. Subhashree Behera says:

    After click the link and log in,not successfully logged,but we are unable to get the call letter.Could you please fix it.

    • Mohit Negi says:

      First check the interview dates for your centres, those candidates who’s interview dates are in February, their interview call letter will be released in 3rd/4th week of january.

  7. Nancy says:

    Plz tell me how i check my marks

  8. Subhashree Behera says:

    I have recieved an mail regarding call letter.After asking my friends that did they got the same mail,no one has got this mail except for me.So please mail me that weather i am selected or not because in the result my name is not there but then too i got this mail.Kindly inform me.

  9. Riya Rai says:

    I still dont know how to get information about my KVPY results …about the marks i scored in the KVPY exam 2017 and my rank. Please tell how to get these informations

  10. rutuja mhaiskar says:

    i m not able to login.. it shows invalid login details. please suggest me a way to check my scores n result


    I am requesting please how to take interview call letter


    We are not getting interview call letter

  13. Akash says:

    Is interview call letter released..??

  14. Y V RAVI says:

    sir ihave my name in the kvpy shortlist but i am not able to download any interviev call letter, i have not been given any mail or post

  15. Result says:

    Result for 17055100 in kvpy mark name:p.anuj

  16. Keshav Sharma says:

    This is not working….From where will be the letter be downloaded

  17. Anurag Suresh Pawar says:

    I have recieved an mail regarding call letter.After asking my friends that did they got the same mail,no one has got this mail except for me.So please mail me that weather i am selected or not because in the result my name is not there but then too i got this mail.Kindly inform me.

  18. Anjali says:

    After click the link and log in, successfully logged , but we are unable to get the call letter. Could you please fix it. thanks

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