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KVPY 2019- Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

KVPY 2019– The “Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana” (KVPY) is a renowned program commenced by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for encouraging aspirants, who are studying Basic Sciences, to choose research career in Science. The programme was started in the year 1999.

Shortlisted candidates can avail benefits of KVPY fellowship/scholarship programme until their pre-Ph.D level.

Avialable Application Form 2020

News: KPVY application form has been released on 8th July 2019, candidates can apply till 31st August 2019. Apply here


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

KVPY  2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • The KVPY Fellowships will be given to only residents of India to study in India. Candidates who’d like to pursue their undergraduate study program under Distance Education scheme or through correspondence course are not permitted to apply.
  • Students pursuing an undergraduate programme in Basic Sciences i.e. B.Sc./ B.Stat./ B.S./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biochemistry, Statistics, Microbiology, Ecology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Zoology, Botany, Physiology, Neurosciences, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Geology, Marine Biology, Human Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Applied Physics, Materials Science, Geophysics or Environmental Science.
  • For Stream SA: Candidates who got admission in class XI with Science and obtained at least 80% marks (70% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate in Science and Mathematics in class X.
  • For Stream SB: Candidates who got admission in first year undergraduate course in Basic Science including Chemistry/Physics/Biology & Mathematics for the year 2016-17 and have acquired at least 60% (50% for PwD/SC/ST) marks in Science subjects in class XII exam are eligible.
  • For Stream SX: Candidates studying in class XII standard with Science subjects in the academic year 2016-17 and seeking admission to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. programme for the academic session 2019-20 and have secured at least 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science & Mathematics in class X exam and at least of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in science subjects in class XII are eligible.

KVPY 2019 Important Dates

Sl. No.EventsImportant Dates
1.Application process will start from8th July 2019
2.Online application submission deadline31st August 2019
3.Deadline for application form submissionAugust 2019
4.Admit card download dateOctober 2019
5.Examination date3rd November 2019
6.Result will be declaredDecember 2019

How to Apply?

KVPY application procedure 2019 has begun from 8th July 2019 and ends on 20th August 2019. Candidates need to submit their online application form along with making payment of the requisite fee as mentioned below:

  • For General & OBC category applicants: Rs 1000+KVAT @ 5.5%=Rs. 1055
  • For ST/ SC/PWD category applicants: Rs 500+KVAT @ 5.5%= Rs. 528

Selection Procedure

Aptitude Test: Candidates, who are eligible and have successfully submitted their application forms, will be called to appear in an aptitude test organized both in Hindi and English language.

Interview: Candidates who are shortlisted upon completion of the Aptitude test will be called to attend the Interview process which is the final stage of the selection procedure.

Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Candidates are invited to attend the aptitude test either in online mode or paper-pen mode. The total number of questions asked for SA stream will be 80, whereas, 120 questions will be asked for SB/SX stream. The authority hasn’t specified any particular syllabus of the test; however, students will be examined based on the syllabus of Class X/XII/First year of B.S/ B.Sc/B.Stat/B.Math/Int. M.Sc/M.S.

KVPY 2019 Admit Card

Admit card of KVPY 2019 is available to download now. Eligible students are permitted to download their respective admit card from the official website of the authority from October 2019. The actual link of downloading your admit card is provided below.

KVPY 2019 Result

Aptitude test result is usually declared one month after completion of the test. Candidates, who are shortlisted upon completion of aptitude test, will be further invited to attend the interview procedure. Final result of aspirants will be published after completion of both the stages of selection procedure.


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