Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana 2024- (KVPY) Online Registration

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan yojana has been launched by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India which was introduced in 1999. The main aim of this scheme is to encourage the student to pursue a basic science course and research career in science. In this article, today we will discuss the Objective, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Important Documents, Application Fees, and Selection that are required to apply for this scheme.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

About Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

KVPY yojana has been launched for students who are studying in the 11th standard to the first year of any undergraduate program such as B.Sc/B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S in Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biologyequity Molecular Biology Botany Zoology Physiology Biotechnology Neurosciences Statistics Biochemistry Microbiology by Informatics Marine Biology Zoology Human Biology Genetics Biomedical Science Applied Physics Geophysics Material Science or Environmental Science. The main aim of this program is to identify and encourage talented students who want to pursue a career in science. In addition to this summer camps for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana are organized for research in educational institutions in the country

Expansion Of Application Dates Under KVPY

The application dates under Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana have been extended by the Indian Institute of Sciences. The student belonging to class 11th hour the first year of any graduate program in basic science like BSc BS, integrated MSc MS in Mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology can easily apply under this scheme till 6th September 2021. All Eligible beneficiaries can visit the official website and fill the application form before the last date. They have to attach a soft copy of the passport size photograph and signature along with the application form.

Objective Of The Scheme

As we all know many students want to adopt science for their better career options and there are many categories for the students who have potential towards this field but are unable to join the course because there is a lack of knowledge. The main aim of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is to guide them with better career opportunities and help them to pursue a career in the Science stream, help them realize their academic potential encourage them to take up research career, and ensure the best growth of the scientific minds for research and the development of the country

Details Of The Scheme

Name of the schemeKishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana 2024
Launched byDepartment of Science and Technology Government of India
Scheme typeFellowship scheme
CategoryCentral Government scheme
Mode of applicationOnline
Commencing date6 September 2020
Last date5 October 2020
Official websiteclick here

Also Read: National Service Scheme (NSS)

Important Dates Of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

Application starting from6th September 2020
Last date to apply5th October 2020
Aptitude Test Date31st January 2021

Kinds Of KVPY Fellowship

Basic Science CoursesMonthly FellowshipAnnual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB- during 1st to 3rd year of B.SC/B.S/B.STAT/B.MATH/ INTEGRATED M.SC/M.SRs. 5000Rs. 20,000
SA/SX/SB- during M.SC/ 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.S./ M.Math/ M.STATRs. 7000 Rs. 28,000

Eligibility Criteria

Stream SA: applicants should get 75% marks in the 10th standard and take admission in the 11th standard and are eligible to apply for the aptitude test. Fellowship will be given to those who will be admitted in B.SC/ B.S./ STAT/ B.MATH/INT.MSC/INT MS after scoring 60% marks in the 12th board examination.

Stream SX: applicants who are in 12th standard with physics chemistry maths biology subjects to pursue B.SC/B.S./B.STAT/B.MATH/INT MSC/INT M.S. COURSE are eligible to apply for the aptitude test. The applicant must score 75% marks in aggregate mathematics and Science subject

Stream SB: students who are in the first year of B.SC/B.S./B.STAT/B.MATH/INT

MSC/INT M.S.B applicant must secure 60% marks in the 12th board examination

  • Applicants should be PwD/ SC/ ST Candidate
Application Fee Criteria

Fee payment can be done by a credit card ATM debit card net banking. Fees are as follows:-

CategoryApplication fee
General/OBC CategoryRs. 1000/-
SC/ST/PWDRs. 500 (bank charges)

Also Read: PM Scholarship Scheme

Selection Procedure

Selection will be done based on the aptitude test which will be held in November 2020 followed by an interview

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Registration Procedure

  • Visit the official website of the Department of Science and Technology Government of India.
  • From the home page of the website click the application option.
  • Then you have to click on click here for the registration option.
  • Fill out the registration form by filling name email ID contact number captcha code etc
  • Click on the register option then fill the rest application with personal and academic details
  • Attach the image signature and other documents
  • Submit the application form after review of the entered details.
  • Make a payment of the application form and take out the printout of the application form and payment receipt.

Exam Pattern

Duration3 hours
Type of questionMultiple choice questions
MediumHindi and English
SectionTwo sections
Marking schemeIn part 1 of every incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted and in part 2 of every incorrect answer 0.5 marks will be deducted

Stream SA

SubjectNumber of questions part 1 (01 mark each)Number of question part 2 (2 marks each)Total marks

Stream SB/SX

SubjectsNumber of question part 1 (01 mark each)Number of questions part 2 (02 marks each)Total marks

Exam Centres

East zone
JharkhandJamshedpur Ranchi dhanbad
OrissaBhubaneswar Rourkela
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun
AssamGuwahati tezpur
West BengalAsansol burdwan Kolkata Siliguri durgapur Hooghly
North zone
DelhiNew Delhi
Delhi NCRMeerut
HaryanaAmbala Hisar Karnal faridabad-gurgaon Kurukshetra Panipat
Jammu KashmirJammu
PunjabJalandhar Mohali Patiala Ludhiana
RajasthanAjmer Jaipur Udaipur Jodhpur sikar
Uttar PradeshAgra Allahabad greater Noida Kanpur Bareilly Ghaziabad Lucknow Noida Varanasi
South zone
Andhra PradeshRajahmundry Tirupati Vijayawada Visakhapatnam
Karnatakabelagavi Bengaluru chikkamangaluru chikkaballapura davanagiri upali Kala bukhari mangaluru Hassan Mysore to shivamogga uduppi uttara Kannada
KeralaAlappuzha anakkulam Kollam Kottayam to Kozhikode Kannur pathanamthitta thiruvanthapuram kasaragod malappuram Palakkad
Tamil NaduChennai Coimbatore nagercoil Salem Kanchipuram Madurai
West zone
GoaMapusa panaji
GujaratAhmedabad Rajkot Surat Vadodara Anand Gandhinagar
Madhya PradeshBhopal Indore
MaharashtraAmaravati Mumbai Navi Mumbai Aurangabad Nagpur Nashik Kolhapur Pune Thane
ChhattisgarhBilaspur Raipur

Preparation Required For KVPY Exam

  • Exam Pattern: Students are required to start preparation considering the exam pattern and prepare accordingly. First, they should check the number of question marking schemes and syllabus.
  • Books: They should adopt good books to prepare for this exam that has clear concepts.
  • Cross study: If the student is in 11th standard he advises to study the syllabus of 10th and 12th also.
  • Mock test: the student is advised to practice mock test before appearing in an exam 

Download Procedure Of KVPY Question Paper

  • First, you have to visit the official website of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana.
  • On the homepage, you need to scroll down.
  • After scrolling down you will see the question paper and answers key section.
  • Here you will find all the question papers and answer keys from 2009 to 2019

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Result

  • First, you have to visit the official website of KVPY
  • Then you have to click on the provisional list of KVPY fellowship awards.
  • When clicking on stream SA stream SX stream SB
  • Click on it and the list will appear on the screen in PDF form
Helpline Number
  • Fax- (080) 23601215
  • Telephone- (080) 22932975/76, 23601008, 22933536
  • Email for application-related queries- [email protected] 
  • Email for fellowship-related queries- [email protected]

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