Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, KVPY is conducted by Indian Institute of Science, Bangaluru. Kindly check the official website www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in for latest updates.
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) was started in 1999 to attract exceptionally talented and highly motivated students for pursuing science courses and to take up research career in sciences, engineering and medicine. KVPY is a scholarship program funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, and is administered by Indian Institute of Science, Bangaluru. KVPY offers scholarship and contingency grants up to the pre-Ph.D. level to selected students.
KVPY fellowships are given to Indian nationals to study in India under three streams – SA, SX and SB. SA can be written by students studying Science stream in class XI. SX can be written by students studying Science stream in class XII. SB can be written by students studying Science stream in first year of graduation. For all the three streams, monthly fellowship of Rs. 5,000/- and an annual contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- are given during 1st to 3rd years of B.Sc./ B.S. / B.Stat. / B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. During M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. / M.S. / M.Math. / M.Stat., monthly fellowship is increased to Rs. 7,000/- and annual contingency grant is increased to Rs. 28,000/-.
Advertisement for the KVPY Fellowship appears in all the national dailies normally on the Technology Day (May 11) and the Second Sunday of July every year. Aptitude tests are conducted all across the country usually during the month of November. Shortlisted candidates are called for interviews. Merit list is based on 75% weight-age for Aptitude Test marks and 25% weight-age for the interview marks.
For all the KVPY aspirants studying in class VII, VIII, IX or X, we recommend that you write our SEAT test and gaze your own potential, aptitude and scholastic abilities. Study Vault will be conducting Scholarship-cum-Entrance-Aptitude Test (SEAT) twice every year.
SEAT is aimed to give a unique experience to the student in order to observe whatever the student has learnt till now and to know what best he/she is capable of currently. SEAT will have questions that will check the aptitude, potential, scholastic abilities and the personality of the student. Once a student joins our program, it will be our endeavour to analyze, coach and make possible to take the student to the best institution in India and the world including IIT, NIT, AIIMS, MIT, and Stanford etc. Here is the sample report of the kind of analyse SEAT does.