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KVPY Syllabus


SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION

  • For the uninitiated, KVPY is a scholarship exam conducted every year to the students pursuing under graduation degree. It offers monthly scholarships to the selected students and also conducts summer camps for them. In this article, we are going to talk about KVPY syllabus. Applicants who have already applied for the KVPY exam are advised to download the KVPY syllabus and KVPY Exam Pattern from online. Students can also get a sneak peek into the syllabus of KVPY aptitude exam from our page. We have also covered the entire syllabus of KVPY online-based computer exam.
  • Candidates before starting their preparation should refer to the syllabus to know the topics that are going to be covered in the KVPY question paper. The exam body itself prescribed the syllabus for all the three existing streams - SA, SB and SX. Students should download the respective streamwise KVPY Exam Syllabus from the official web portal and can also check the same from our page here. The aptitude test is slated to be held on 31st January 2021. Though there is enough time left for the exam, students should heed in mind that it is a highly competitive exam and is difficult to crack. So, students need to start their preparation by first downloading the streamwise syllabus.
  • The syllabus consists of four subjects, namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The streams here refer to the classes of the students, i.e., 10th/11th/12th/1st year of B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS etc. In this article, we have also covered KVPY syllabus for class 11.
  • KVPY Syllabus for SA

  • The KVPY SA syllabus for stream SA consists of all the topics and chapters from Class X and XI. The four significant subjects that are covered in SA stream include Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Physics: Applications in Daily Life, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Physical World and Measurement, Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Magnetic Effects of Current, Sources of Energy, Reflection, Refraction, Electromagnetic Induction.
  • Chemistry: Thermodynamics, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Reactions, Metals and Nonmetals, Periodic Classification of Elements, Carbon Compounds, Acids, Bases and Salts, Basic Concepts of Chemistry.
  • Mathematics: Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometric Functions, Real Numbers, Polynomials, Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Statistics, Quadratic Equations, Probability, Surface Areas, and Volumes.
  • Biology: Plant Physiology, Diversity of Living Organisms, Cell: Structure and Function, Human Physiology, Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Heredity and Evolution, Reproduction, Life Processes, Our Environment.
  • KVPY Syllabus for SX

  • The KVPY SX syllabus covers the topics and chapters form classes Class X, XI & XII. Again the same four subjects are covered in the syllabus - Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. It is just that the KVPY Syllabus for Class 12 is added for SX stream.
  • Physics: Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Refraction, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Magnetic Effects of Current, Reflection of Light, Electromagnetic Induction, Kinematics, Work, Energy and Power, Sources of Energy, Physical World and Measurement, Gravitation, Laws of Motion.
  • Chemistry: Chemical Reactions, Environmental Chemistry, Solid State, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Isolation of Elements, Periodic Classification of Elements, Surface Chemistry, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Metals and Nonmetals, Carbon Compounds, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties.
  • Biology: Human Physiology, Biology and Human Welfare, Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Ecology and Environment, Cell: Structure and Function, Genetics and Evolution, Life Processes, Plant Physiology, Diversity of Living Organisms, Reproduction.
  • Mathematics: Trigonometric Functions, Geometry, Linear Programming, Vectors and 3D Geometry, Calculus, Relations and Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Real Number, Polynomials, Introduction to Trigonometry, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics and Quadratic Equations, Probability, Statistics, and Probability.
  • KVPY Syllabus for SB

  • In this KVPY SB Syllabus, along with class 10th and 12th syllabus, 1st year of under graduation syllabus is also covered for the same said subjects.
  • Physics: Thermodynamics, Reflection, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Waves and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism, Electrostatics and Thermal Physics, Electromagnetic Induction, Physical World and Measurement, Sources of Energy, Refraction and its Applications in Daily Life, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Magnetic Effects of Current, Work, Energy and Power, Gravitation.
  • Chemistry: Metals and Nonmetals, Environmental Chemistry, Solid State, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Isolation of Elements, Surface Chemistry, Chemical Bonding, Chemistry of Noble Gases, Structure and Bonding, Alkenes, Cycloalkenes, Dienes and Alkynes, Thermodynamics, Chemical Reactions, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Periodic Classification of Elements, Carbon Compounds, Acids, Bases and Salts, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties.
  • Biology: Plant Physiology, Reproduction, Diversity of Living Organisms, Cell: Structure and Function, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology, Genetics, Life Processes, Human Physiology, Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Genetics and Evolution, Our Environment, Ecology and Environment.
  • Mathematics: Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometric Functions, Linear Programming, Relations and Functions, Analytical Geometry in Two Dimensions, Vector Algebra, Evaluation of Integrals, Statistics, Surface Areas and Volumes, Vectors and 3D Geometry, Calculus, Real Number, Polynomials, Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Quadratic Equations, Probability.
KVPY FAQs

      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.