(Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) is a program started in 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to encourage students who are studying Basic Sciences to take up research career in Science. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented and motivated students to pursue career in research.
This program aims to assist the students to realize their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is groomed for research and development in the country. Generous fellowship and contingency grant are provided to the selected KVPY Fellows up to the pre Ph.D. level or 5 years whichever is earlier. In addition, summer camps for the KVPY Fellows are organized in prestigious research and educational institutions in the country.
The selection of students is made from those studying in XI standard to 1st year in any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences having aptitude for scientific research.
The merit list is based on 75% weight-age for Aptitude Test marks and 25% weight-age for the interview marks in the streams SA, SB and SX.
SA can be written by students studying Science stream in class 11.
SX can be written by students studying Science stream in class 12.
SB can be written by students studying Science stream in first year of graduation
|Sl. No||Subject||Part I||Part II|
|1||Mathematics||15 questions-1 mark each||5 questions-2 marks each|
|2||Physics||15 questions- 1 mark each||5 questions-2 marks each|
|3||Chemistry||15 questions-1 mark each||5 questions-2 marks each|
|4||Biology||15 questions-1 mark each||5 questions-2 marks each|
This Workshop targets majorly on all four Subjects, as all subjects have equal weightage. Questions are asked on application based knowledge (Non Routine) of each subject; Experts of Individual subjects conduct this workshop for student’s better understanding. We prepare students for Written as well as interview test.