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KVPY 2021 Notification

KVPY Full Form

The full form of KVPY is Kishore Vagyanik Protsahan Yojana.

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About KVPY

KVPY is a national level annual scholarships examination conducting by IIS. This scholarship is granted to qualifying students up to PhD level.

Department of Technology and Science, Government of India initiates and provides funds to conduct the KVPY examination.  

Indian Institute of Science (IIS) has been conducting KVPY since 1999.

The main purpose of conducting KVPY exam is to search highly talented students with extraordinary thought process and capabilities.

The qualifying students in KVPY scholarships are the best scientific minds for research and development of India. They are motivated for pursuing in research career in basic science. 

KVPY 2021 Conducting Body

The conducting body of KVPY scholarships exam is IIS (Indian Institute of Science). 

KVPY 2021 Official Website

The official website for KVPY registration and other notification details is available on http://kvpy.iisc.ac.in/main/index.htm.

Number of Students Selected in KVPY 2021 Scholarships

After qualifying KVPY exam, the selected students are called for a face to face interview. The students who qualify KVPY scholarships examination are known as KVPY fellows. They receives monthly scholarships up to pre PhD level.

Out of all students appearing for KVPY exam, about 3000 students are selected for KVPY fellowship.

KVPY 2021 Fellowships Reward

From 1st to 3rd year of B.Sc/B. Stat./B.Math/Integrated M.S/M. Sc.,  KVPY fellows receives Rs 5000 monthly fellowships and an annual contingency grant of Rs 20000.

From 4th to 5th year of Integrated M.S./M.Sc., KVPY fellowship receives Rs 7000 per month and an annual contingency grant of Rs 28000.

KVPY 2021 Application Form

Application form filling of KVPY is done through online mode only. The application form of KVPY will be filled in three steps,

Step 1: Registration process

Step 2: Filling personal details and academic details

Step 3: KVPY application fee payment

The official website of KVPY released all the instructions for filling KVPY application form.

KVPY 2021 Registration & Last Dates

KVPY registration start from 6 September 2020 and KVPY registration closes on 30 October 2020.

KVPY 2021 Registration Fee

KVPY registration fees is Rs 1250 for General/OBC category and Rs 625 for SC/ST/PWD. This KVPY registration fees is excluded from banking charges. The payment of KVPY registration is paid on KVPY application portal using Credit Card, Debit Card or Net banking. No other means of payment will be accepted.

KVPY 2021 Eligibility

KVPY 2021 Eligibility for Stream SA

In academic year 2021-22, students studying in class 11th are eligible for KVPY Stream SA.  

Students must have secured minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in Class 10th board exam immediately in preceding academic year 2020-21.

Students must join an undergraduate course in bachelor courses in science (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math/Int M.Sc./Int M.S.) in next academic year 2022-23 after having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in class 12th board examination.

KVPY 2021 Eligibility for Stream SX

In academic year 2020-21, students studying in class 12th are eligible for KVPY Stream SX. They are aspiring to join an undergraduate course in bachelor courses in science (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math/Int M.Sc./Int M.S.) for the session 2021-22. Students must secure a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science in Class 12th board exam.

Students must have secured minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in Class 10th board exam immediately in preceding academic year 2018-19.

KVPY 2021 Eligibility for Stream SB

In academic year 2020-21, students studying in first year of undergraduate program with Mathematics and Science Courses (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math/Int M.Sc./Int M.S.) are eligible for KVPY Stream SB.

Students must have secured minimum 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in Class 12th board examination.

Students must secure minimum 60% marks in first year final examination of (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math/Int M.Sc./Int M.S.) before taking up the fellowships.

KVPY 2021 Admit Card

IISc releases KVPY admit card three weeks before the KVPY exam. The KVPY admit card will be released on 4 Jan 2021.

KVPY 2021 Syllabus for Stream SA | SX | SB

IISc does not released any official syllabus for KVPY for stream SA, SX and SB. The following topics of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology syllabus mentioned below are based on paper pattern of previous year questions papers.

KVPY 2021 Syllabus for Stream SA (Class 11)

In KVPY 2021 syllabus for Stream SA, all the topics and chapters of class 10 and 11 are covered.

KVPY 2021 Physics Syllabus for Stream SA

  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Kinematics
  • Refraction
  • Current Electricity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Physical world and Measurement
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Sources of Energy
  • Reflection of light

KVPY 2021 Chemistry Syllabus for Stream SA

  • Carbon Compounds
  • Gases and Liquids
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Bases and Salts
  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • States of Matter
  • Acids
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

KVPY 2021 Mathematics Syllabus for Stream SA

  • Relations and functions
  • Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Real Number
  • Polynomials
  • Introduction to Trigonometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Vectors and 3-D Geometry
  • Euclid Geometry
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Surface Areas and Volumes

KVPY 2021 Biology Syllabus for Stream SA

  • Heredity and Evolution,
  • Reproduction,
  • Life Processes,
  • Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants,
  • Our environment,
  • Plant Physiology, 
  • Diversity of Living Organisms,
  • Cell: Structure and Function,
  • Human Physiology

KVPY 2021 Syllabus for Stream SX (Class 12)

In KVPY syllabus for Stream SX, all the topics and chapters of class 10, 11 and 12 are covered.

KVPY 2021 Physics Syllabus for Stream SX

  • Physical world and Measurement
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Kinematics
  • Refraction
  • Current Electricity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Physical world and Measurement
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Sources of Energy
  • Reflection of Light

KVPY 2021 Chemistry Syllabus for Stream SX

  • Carbon Compounds
  • Gases and Liquids
  • Solid States
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Isolation of Elements
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Bases and Salts
  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • States of Matter: Gases & Liquid
  • Acids
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Electro Chemistry
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

KVPY 2021 Mathematics Syllabus for Stream SX

  • Relations and functions
  • Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Real Number
  • Polynomials
  • Introduction to Trigonometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Vectors and 3-D Geometry
  • Euclid Geometry
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Trigonometric Values
  • Height & Distance
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Surface Areas and Volumes

KVPY 2021 Biology Syllabus for Stream SX

  • Heredity and Evolution,
  • Reproduction,
  • Life Processes,
  • Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants,
  • Our environment,
  • Plant Physiology, 
  • Diversity of Living Organisms,
  • Cell: Structure and Function,
  • Human Physiology
  • Biology & Human Welfare
  • Ecology and Environment

KVPY 2021 Syllabus for Stream SB (Class 12 Passed)

In KVPY 2021 syllabus for Stream SB, all the topics and chapters of are covered as below.

KVPY 2021 Physics Syllabus for Stream SB

  • Wave Optics
  • Physical world and Measurement
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Kinematics
  • Refraction
  • Current Electricity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Physical world and Measurement
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Sources of Energy
  • Reflection of Light
  • Thermal Physics
  • Applications of Physics in Daily Life

KVPY 2021 Chemistry Syllabus for Stream SB

  • Chemistry of Nobel Gas
  • Carbon Compounds
  • Gases and Liquids
  • Solid States
  • Cycloalkanes
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Isolation of Elements
  • Dienes & Alkynes
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Bases and Salts
  • Chemical Bounding
  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • States of Matter: Gases & Liquid
  • Acids
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Electro Chemistry
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

KVPY 2021 Mathematics Syllabus for Stream SB

  • Relations and functions
  • Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Real Number
  • Polynomials
  • Introduction to Trigonometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Vectors and 3-D Geometry
  • Euclid Geometry
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Trigonometric Values
  • Height & Distance
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Surface Areas and Volumes

KVPY 2021 Biology Syllabus for Stream SX

  • Heredity and Evolution,
  • Reproduction,
  • Life Processes,
  • Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants,
  • Our environment,
  • Plant Physiology, 
  • Diversity of Living Organisms,
  • Cell: Structure and Function,
  • Human Physiology
  • Biology & Human Welfare
  • Ecology and Environment

KVPY 2021 Exam Dates

KVPY 2021 examination will be scheduled on 7 Nov 2021.

KVPY 2021 Admit Card

KVPY 2021 Admit card for the KVPY 2021 exam can be downloaded from the official website in the second week of October 2021.

KVPY 2021 Examination Centers

KVPY 2021 Time Duration

KVPY 2021 exam will be of 3 hours (180 minutes).

KVPY 2021 Stream SA exam will be held in the morning shift from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

KVPY 2021 SX/SB exam will be held from 2 to 5 pm.

KVPY 2021 Exam Mode

The mode of KVPY exam is Online mode. KVPY is CBT (Computer based Test) based exam.

KVPY 2021 Total Number of Questions

Number of questions asked in KVPY 2021 Stream SA is 80. (60 Questions in Part I and 20 Questions in Part II)

Number of questions asked in KVPY 2021 Stream SX/SB is 120. (80 Questions in Part I and 40 Questions in Part II)

KVPY 2021 Total Marks

Maximum marks in KVPY 2021 Stream SA is 100.

Maximum marks in KVPY 2021 Stream SX/SB is 160.

KVPY 2021 Exam Paper Pattern

KVPY 2021 Exam Paper Pattern for SA

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Part IPart II
Physics155(15 x 1) + (5 x 2) = 25
Chemistry155(15 x 1) + (5 x 2) = 25
Mathematics155(15 x 1) + (5 x 2) = 25
Biology155(15 x 1) + (5 x 2) = 25
Total Questions6020100

KVPY 2021 Exam Paper Pattern for SX/SB

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Part IPart II
Physics2010(20 x 1) + (10 x 2) = 40
Chemistry2010(20 x 1) + (10 x 2) = 40
Mathematics2010(20 x 1) + (10 x 2) = 40
Biology2010(20 x 1) + (10 x 2) = 40
Total Questions8040160

KVPY 2021 Negative Marking

Negative Marketing in KVPY 2021 for Stream SA

In Part I : 0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

In Part II : 0.50 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Negative Marketing in KVPY 2021 for Stream SX/SB

In Part I : 0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

In Part II : 0.50 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

KVPY 2021 Exam Question Paper Medium

KVPY exam paper medium will be Hindi and English. You can take the exam any of these languages. 

KVPY Previous Year Questions Papers with Solutions

If you are a KVPY aspirant, then you must need to solve the previous year question papers of KVPY for stream SA (Class 11), SX (Class 12) and SB (Class 12 passed). This is very important to solve the KVPY Previous Year Question Papers as it will guide you about their questions paper pattern and difficulty level etc.

KVPY 2021 Cut Off Marks

KVPY 2021 cutoff marks will be released by IISc in the last week of December on their official website.

IISc will release the KVPY cutoff according to category wise for all the streams SA, SB and SX.

However, the cut off marks in KVPY will depends on the following factors.

  1. Total number of candidates appeared for the examination
  2. The difficulty level of examination
  3. Previous year cutoff score
  4. Total number of scholarships available
  5. Maximum and minimum KVPY marks scored by candidates

Last year of KVPY 2020 Cut off marks for all streams SA, SX and SB as below.

For General/OBC Merit:

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SA : 52 % and above

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SX : 52 % and above

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SB : 47 % and above

For SC/ST Merit:

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SA : 40 % and above

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SX : 40 % and above

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SB : 35 % and above

For PWD Merit:

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SA : 40 % and above

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SX : 40 % and above

Cut Off Marks of KVPY 2020 for Stream SB : 35 % and above

KVPY 2021 Result Dates

IIS will declare KVPY 2021 results in the last week of December 2021. This is the result of KVPY 2021, which will be conducted on 7 November 2021.

KVPY 2021 Notification Summary

KVPY 2021 Notification Summary
NotificationReleased Now
KVPY Full FormKishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
Conducting BodyIISc (Indian Institute of Science), Bengalore
Registration DateFrom 12 July 2021
Registration FeeRs. 1250 for General/OBC, Rs. 625 for SC/ST/PWD 
EligibilityFor SA: Class 11, For SX: Class 12, For SB: Class 12 Passed, in 2021-22
SyllabusPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology
Admit CardWill Released in Second Week of October 2021
Exam Date7 November 2021 (SUNDAY)
Time Duration3 Hour (SA Timing: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM)(SX/SB Timing: 2 PM to 5 PM)
Paper ModeHindi & English
Total MarksFor SA: 100 and For SX/SB: 160
Negative Marking-0.25 in Part I and -0.50 in Part II
Result DatesDecember 2021