KVPY Notification

    Notification 2021:

  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has released the complete notification containing the details about the KVPY exam 2020 such as essential exam dates, syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, registration process, KVPY Admit Card 2020, exam result etc. So, students are advised to go through all the details and apply for the exam before the last date. In this article, we have updated the admit card details of KVPY exam.
  • The students, who qualify in the KVPY Exam are eligible for a fellowship as well as admissions into institutes like the IISc and the IISER based on additional criteria. This exam has 3 Streams: SA (Class 11), SX (Class 12), and SB (First year BSc).
  • (KVPY) 2020-2021 IMPORTANT Updates

  • NOTE: - KVPY Fellowship 2020 will be awarded solely based on the aptitude test. No Interviews will be conducted this year 2020 due to COVID. Lastly, selections will be made based on their result in the aptitude exam and their academic prowess. The aptitude exam is scheduled to be conducted on January 31, 2020.
  • KVPY Admit Card 2020 was released on IISc. Students can now download the admit card by login into their user account.
  • KVPY Admit Card 2020 Release Date: 2nd Week of January 2020.
  • Official Website to Download KVPY Admit Card:
  • Candidates can submit the application fee through online (Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking) mode.
  • APPLICATION FEE: For General category/OBC Rs, 1250/- (Rupees one thousand two hundred and fifty only) and Rs.625/- (Rupees six hundred twenty-five only) for Students belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities. Application fee once paid will not be refunded.
  • Students intending to pursue/pursing under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply)
  • Candidates must note that no request for re-evaluation of KVPY result is considered under any circumstance.
  • Students can write the KVPY exam again post-qualifying for the first time to improve your marks and rank.
  • During the undergraduate program, candidates will get a monthly stipend of 5000 rupees and an annual contingency grant of 20,000 rupees.
  • During the post-graduation program, the candidate will get INR 7000 monthly and INR 28000 yearly as an annual contingency grant.
  • The aptitude test is common for SA, SX and SB streams.
  • The questions will be for physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics.
  • KVPY reserves the right to postpone the aptitude test due to any reason, including the prevailing situation arising from the coronavirus pandemic.
  • A computer-based online version of the Aptitude Test will be conducted at the selected cities.
  • For the benefit of students, a Mock Test of KVPY Aptitude Test for Online mode of examination is also available. For details, visit KVPY Website (


      What is the KVPY, and is it helpful for students preparing for the NEET?

      NEET aspirants can test their PCB concepts through the KVPY exam. You will have less pressure of class 12 board or JEE/ NEET preparation. You will know that you are already qualified to study in top Indian institutes.

      Are KVPY SX question paper and SB question paper the same?

      The question papers for both the streams (i.e., SB and SX) is the same, but it is different from that of SA stream. Also, the result declaration is made separately for both the streams.

      Is KVPY useful for medical students?

      Through KVPY, engineering and medical aspirants can test their preparations on a national scale. Many students who crack KVPY also get a good rank in JEE. KVPY scholarship is a milestone for students pursuing a career in science and research.

      What if I clear KVPY?

      The students who qualify in the KVPY Exam are eligible for a fellowship as well as admissions into institutes like the IISc and the IISER based on additional criteria. This exam has 3 Streams: SA (Class 11), SX (Class 12), and SB (First year BSc).

      How can I clear my KVPY exam?

      You must concentrate on each subject and prepare a time table around it.
      Physics: This section is usually tough in KVPY.
      Chemistry: It is easier when compared to physics.
      Mathematics: KVPY math is of moderate to the tough difficulty level.
      Biology: Bio is considered the easiest section in KVPY.

      I have not taken mathematics as the main subject in class 11 can I still apply?

      Only the students of science stream can apply for KVPY SA stream. If you have physics and chemistry as main subjects, you can apply.

      Which is KVPY Aptitude Test Date for 2020?

      KVPY Aptitude Test is 31-Jan-2021.

      I am pursuing PCM and how will I attempt biology questions. It's get difficult for me.

      Yes, it seems difficult for PCM students to attempt the questions of biology, but with constant study and practising from the mock test, you can become efficient in Biology as well.

      What is the pass mark for KVPY?

      Following is the provisional list of candidates in the order of merit, recommended for the Award of KVPY Fellowship-2019. The merit list is based on the marks obtained by a Candidate: 75 % of marks in the Aptitude Test + 25 % of marks in Interview.

      Is KVPY MCQ type?

      KVPY aptitude test is conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode, and the question paper is in two languages- English and Hindi. The test consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The total time duration of the test is 3 hours.

      When student receive their online score reports?

      Student receives their online score reports in two to three weeks after the test was conducted.