KVPY Selection Procedure 2018, KVPY Call Letter & Interview

KVPY Cut Off 2018KVPY Selection Procedure 2018 will 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. Through this article, students can check complete information regarding  KVPY 2018 selection procedure.

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KVPY Selection Procedure 2018

Candidates whose KVPY application form will be accepted called for the first stage of selection process i.e. for aptitude test. The aptitude test will be held on 4th November 2018 in online mode. It will be conducted in various cities across the country. The question paper will be available in English as well as in the Hindi language. The question paper will be of MCQ type and divided into 2 parts. The questions will be 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 will be organized from third week of January to February 2019. Students are informed about their interview dates, time and venue shortly by email / KVPY website.

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KVPY Cut Off 2018

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 tentative interview center details:

CenterAptitude Test CentersVenueDates 
AhmedabadAhmedabad, Rajkot, VadodaraIIT, GandhinagarFebruary 2019
AllahabadAgra, Allahabad, Dehradun, Kanpur, Lucknow, VaranasiHRI, AllahabadJanuary 2019
BengaluruBengaluru, Hubballi, Mangaluru, MysuruKVPY, IISc.February 2019
BhopalBhopal , Indore, NagpurIISER, BhopalJanuary 2019
BhubaneswarBhubaneswar, Rourkela, VisakhapatnamNISER, BhubaneswarJanuary 2019
ChennaiChennaiAnna UniversityFebruary 2019
CoimbatoreCalicut, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Palakkad, ThrichurBharathiar UniversityFebruary 2019
Delhi-IDelhi, Faridabad (SA)IIT, DelhiJanuary 2019
Delhi-IIGhaziabad, Noida (SA & SX), Faridabad (SB & SX), Delhi (SB)Delhi UniversityFebruary 2019
Delhi-IIIDelhi (SX)JNUFebruary 2019
Hyderabad – 1Hyderabad (SA & SB)University  of HyderabadJanuary 2019
Hyderabad – 2Vijayawada (SA & SX), Hyderabad (SX)CCMB, HyderabadFebruary 2019
Jaipur-IJaipur, Jodhpur (SA, SB)MNIT, JaipurFebruary 2019
Jaipur-IIJaipur, Jodhpur (SX)LNMIITFebruary 2019
Kolkata-IDurgapur,  Kolkata,  Siliguri (SA)IISER, KolkataJanuary 2019
Kolkata-IIAgarthala, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela (SA): Durgapur, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi (SB)ISI, KolkataFebruary 2019
Kolkata-IIIAgarthala, Durgapur, Guwhati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Siliguri (SX)IACS, KolkataFebruary 2019
MohaliAmbala, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, MohaliIISER, MohaliFebruary 2019
MumbaiMumbai (SA,SX)IIT, BombayFebruary 2019
PuneAurangabad, Belagam, Pune (SA,SX,SB), Mumbai (SB)IISER, PuneFebruary 2019
TrivandrumErnakulam, TrivandrumIISER, TrivandrumJanuary 2019

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.

If students have any query regarding KVPY 2018 Selection Procedure, they can ask us by commenting in the comment box.

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  1. Apoorva says:

    Sir
    Interview letter is not received yet.kindly send
    Rgfd

  2. Apoorva says:

    Sir
    My application no is 17086827.m selected for interview but interview letter is not received.my center was Jaipur.
    Kindly confirm the same.
    Rgds

  3. Apoorva says:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Alyssa Gomes says:

    Cannot login to check interview results

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. Nancy says:

    Plz tell me how i check my marks

  10. 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.

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. RAVINUTHALA SIVA SAKETH says:

    I am requesting please how to take interview call letter

  14. RAVINUTHALA SIVA SAKETH says:

    We are not getting interview call letter

  15. Akash says:

    Is interview call letter released..??

  16. 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

  17. Result says:

    Result for 17055100 in kvpy mark name:p.anuj

  18. Keshav Sharma says:

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

  19. 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.

  20. 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

  21. kamaxi Patel says:

    Sorry but I could not find any call letter for KVPY interview. On original site also it is still not released.

  22. Tejaswa Vikas Wadekar says:

    your call letter link not working

  23. Santi Ram Baishya says:

    Link for view admit card not working

  24. Aman Agrawal says:

    How can I get my interview call letter ?

  25. aishvi gupta says:

    how i get call letter..link is not working..!!

  26. Sugandhi says:

    Sir, the call letter download link isn’t working..

  27. Tanushka Bajrang Thosar says:

    Site in not working.I have not got my call letter.pl.send on my mail

  28. Dominic Varghese says:

    I got selection but not received the call letter. How to get it,
    Please help.

  29. Dominic Varghese says:

    I got selection. But received the call letter. How this one get it,
    Kindly advice,

  30. Subham paridala says:

    What happens my result roll number A10010164

  31. Rabeeh Ummer says:

    i could’nt view my interview call letter. Only summary is shown after login page.what should i do to get interview call letter? and place of interview is written in letter or we should choose by ourselves?

  32. Ananyapurba Mondal says:

    KVPY interview call letter download link can be obtained from where on the website?

  33. Keshav says:

    The link of call letter is not working!!!!

  34. ashwini says:

    i am not getting interview call letter kvpy sx

  35. shri bala murugan says:

    whether i will get interview letter on or before 15th jan’2018

  36. vinu says:

    when the results are announced. reply fast

  37. anonymous says:

    Where can I get the interview call letter??

  38. Mohit says:

    From where i will get my call letter for interview of kvpy

  39. Shraman Saha says:

    When I get my interview call letter though I am a shortlisted candidate.

  40. Amritha Bastin says:

    Will our answers be published for cross checking on the site after the exam?

  41. KARAN YADAV says:

    How many students are selected in KVPY aptitude test

  42. Suhana Agrawal says:

    What is exactly the criterion for selection of kvpy?

  43. Gaman Jain says:

    I had applied for Mangalore as exam centre option1. But now I am given Bangalore Centre.Is there any option to change the centre to Mangalore? I request you to change my centre to Mangalore

  44. Dev Agarwal says:

    Sir how many students qualify for SA stage 1 and then interview

  45. pavithra says:

    Can I take B.Sc in agriculture sir..
    Currently am doing my 12th..?

  46. Vaishnavi says:

    Sir, I am the student of the b.sc agriculture in first year.can I apply for kvpy 2017.

  47. Vikrant says:

    Can I avail for scholarship if am taking admission in bsc college and doing btech simultaneously

  48. Aman pandey says:

    Can we apply kvpy during 11th class and join IISc after passing 12th

  49. Radhika c says:

    Our child appearing kvpy exam on plus one if she did not get the required result .any chance to appear exam in next plustwo course time

  50. Radhika c says:

    Our child appearing kept exam on plus one of she did not get the required result .any chance to appear exam in next plustwo House time

  51. DINESH PATEL says:

    Admission form fee

  52. Aswathi says:

    Should we clear all three stages to get selected?

  53. Aswathi says:

    Do we need to clear all three stages to get selected?

  54. Manisa says:

    I am in class 11 and I have opt for maths,physics and chemistry and i don’t have biology but exam pattern contains biology can i apply kvpy

  55. vebkat says:

    I am student of b.tech 3rd year can we apply for kvpy in 2017

  56. Sangam swami says:

    If selected in S.A. stream of KVPY then direct admission in KVPY or after 12 std.complete.

  57. Sam says:

    Out of the three categories SA, SX, SB, is the question paper different for all of these respective categories??

  58. Ayush Sharma says:

    Hi,i am Ayush and interested in physics and i have one query in mind. I want to knew that how much AIR is required to achieve in order to apply for interview.
    Thanks.

  59. vikash says:

    Sir,I passed class 12 in 2016; can I apply for (KVPY X) .

  60. how many student selected every year says:

    how many student selected every year during exam

  61. Aditya says:

    I m a 10th paasout2016-17.Will i eligible for kvpy xam 2017? If yes,under which course (SA/SB/SX) xams will be taken?

  62. Akhilesh singh says:

    How many time we can appear for kvpy?

    What is sa sb and sx stream?

    What is. portion?

  63. Rahul says:

    I AM STUDYING IN CLASS 11 SESSION ( 2017-2018 ),,,,,CAN I APPLY FOR KVPY ? CAN I APPLY

  64. Rahul says:

    I AM STUDYING IN CLASS 11 SESSION ( 2017-2018 ),,,,,CAN I APPLY FOR KVPY ?

  65. Srijita says:

    I am a student of class 12… The new batch of 2017.
    Can I apply for kvpy 2017 exam?

  66. Anurag says:

    I am studying 2nd puc can I apply kvpy exam

  67. Karthik Raikar says:

    I’m a 2nd PUC student………. which kinda books would u prefer for me to read?

  68. Antima meena says:

    I am a student of class 11th……can i apply for kvpy 2017-2018.

  69. purnima says:

    I m doing m.sc from distance so can i apply ?

  70. Dhansingh says:

    I am a student of B.sc 1st year can i apply for kvpy in 2017.

  71. Deepak says:

    Answer my comment
    I am a student of b.tech 1st year can i apply for kvpy in 2017.

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