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Organisation : Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Fellowship Name : KVPY Fellowship 2018
Applicable For : Indian Nationals only to Study in India
Application Last Date : 31st August 2018
Exam Date : 4th November 2018
Website :

KVPY IISC Fellowship

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) invites fellowship applications for the year 2018. KVPY is an National Fellowship for Students interested in Research Careers

Related / Similar Scholarship : KVPY 2020-21 Fellowship


The objective of the program is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research; help them realize their academic potential; encourage them to take up research careers in Science, and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.


The KVPY Fellowships are given to Indian Nationals to Study in India (Students intending to pursue/pursing under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply).

Stream SA

Students enrolled in the XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2018-19 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination.

Stream SX

Students enrolled in XII standard / (+2) during the academic year 2018-19 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) for the session 2019-20 provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination.

They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Stream SB

Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. during the academic year 2018–19 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII Standard Board Examination.

In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Examination Time :
1. Stream SA : Forenoon 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Candidates should report at 8:30 AM)
2. Stream SB/SX : Afternoon 2 PM to 5 PM (Candidates should report at 1 PM)

How to Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for KVPY Fellowship 2018.

Steps :
Step 1 : Go to the official website of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana provided above and Click on Online Application link in the home page.

Step 2 : Agree the terms & conditions and Click on the Login button
Step 3 : Enter your User Id and Password for Login. After Login to your account fill the required details to complete the application Form.

Step 4 : New User click on the Registration link in the Login page and fill the required fields to get your User id and Password.

Selection Procedure

Aptitude Test :
After scrutiny of application forms and meeting the eligibility criteria for various streams, all eligible students will be called for aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centers across the country on Sunday, the 4th November 2018.

Admit Card :
Students may download the admit card for the aptitude test from the website from the second week of October 2018.

Interview :
Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students will be asked to appear for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure.


BASIC SCIENCESMonthly Fellowship Annual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB  – during 1st to 3rd years of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S.Rs. 5000Rs. 20000
SA/SX/SB  – during  M. Sc. / 4th to 5th  years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.Rs. 7000Rs. 28000

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the syllabus for the aptitude test ?
There is no prescribed syllabus for the aptitude test. The aptitude test aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student than his/her factual knowledge. However, students are tested for the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable.

2. Can I avail the KVPY Fellowship along with a merit scholarship?
KVPY does not allow its Fellows to receive simultaneously fellowship /scholarship from more than one source, either government or private. In case they are in receipt of any other fellowship or scholarship, they will have to relinquish it in order to avail the KVPY Fellowship.

3. When can I get the application form?
The KVPY is publishing its detailed advertisement on 2nd Sunday of the month of July every year. The application form can be obtained after the publication of the advt.

4. When should I submit application form?
The last date for submission of the application form will be notified in the detailed advertisement published during July every year.


If You Require Any Information Related To Application Form,
CALL ON 080 – 22932975/76, 080- 23601008 . FAX-23601215
Email to applications.kvpy [AT]

Note :
** The Phone Numbers Are Available From 10:00 AM TO 05:00 PM.
** Saturday and Sunday are Holidays.

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