Exam Pattern

Subject-wise Exam Pattern for Stream SA/SX/SB:

In SX/SB, candidates are required to answer any THREE of four subjects in Part I and any TWO of four subjects in Part II.

Renewal/Continuation of fellowship:

  • Fellow continues to study basic science course in school / junior college / university and maintains academic performance of first class or 60% (50% for SC / ST / PWD) in aggregate or equivalent grade marks. And the student must necessarily pass all the subjects prescribed for that academic year and get the above mentioned marks.
  • In course work, in each academic year, marks / grades have to be certified by the Dean or Head of the Institution. Fellowship will be discontinued if the above marks / grades are not received. However, if the fellow passes all subjects and scores more than 60% (50% for SC / ST / PWD) in subsequent years, the fellowship can be renewed from that year, again. With the condition that the partner should score 60% (50% for SC / ST / PWD) in total every year.
  • In addition to the above, participation and satisfactory performance in the Summer Camp in the first year and Summer project every year thereafter is required for renewal of the fellowship.
  • KVPY Fellows who stream the basic sciences (B.Sc./BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./MS.) At any stage will stop for fellowships and contingency grants .

Other Privileges: Each KVPY Fellow is issued an identity card to reach the national laboratories / universities who have agreed to extend special privileges like KVPY Fellows like library, laboratory facility etc. on production of ID cards.

Important Details

Event Date(In the month of)
Opening of Online Application Portal July
Last date for Closing of Online Application August
Admit Card October
Exam Date November
Result December

Stream SA Stream SX/SB
Subject Part-I (1 Mark/question & -0.25 for wrong Answer) Part-II (2 Mark/question & -0.50 for wrong Answer) Total Marks Part-I  (1 Mark/question & -0.25 for wrong Answer) Part-II  (2 Mark/question & -0.50 for wrong Answer) Total Marks
Chemistry 15 5 25 20 10 40
Physics 15 5 25 20 10 40
Mathematics 15 5 25 20 10 40
Biology 15 5 25 20 10 40