KVPY 2016


KVPY 2016 was held, on November 06, 2016. The result of the aptitude test has been announced today, on December 19, 2017. IISc Bangalore, the conducting body, has revealed it through PFD file in which the Application Number, Name and Seat Number of qualified candidates have been mentioned. The candidates may check it all from the link below. Along the result, the KVPY cutoff has also been announced. Both result and cutoff are announced category wise. The link to check the minimum qualifying marks is also provided below. Soon the qualifiers will be called Personal Interview round and then the final selection will be done. Check more details about KVPY 2016 from the article below. 

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Salient Feature of KVPY 2016

  • Exam Name: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Entrance Exam
  • Conduction Body: Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
  • Level of Exam: National Level
  • Monthly Stipend: Rs, 5000 (1st to 3rd year) and Rs. 7000 (4th to 5th year)

KVPY is a national level fellowship programme which is run by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The purpose of the program is to encourage students for a career in research Science and to identify and help students with calibre and potential towards research. By doing so, the fellowship aims to ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.

KVPY 2016 Important Dates

S.No. Event Important Dates  
1. Date of issue of the application form  July 18, 2016
2. The last date for submitting online application form is August 30, 2016
3. Date of issue of the Admit Card October 17, 2016  
4. KVPY Aptitude Test 2016 November 06, 2016  
5. KVPY 2016 Result declaration date (Aptitude Test) December 19, 2016
6. KVPY Interview 2016 January 15 to February 15, 2017. (Tentative)

KVPY 2016 Eligibility Criteria

  • The KVPY Fellowships are solely for Indian Nationals;
  • Only applicants who are pursuing or intend to pursue an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences i.e B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biochemistry, Statistics, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ecology, Zoology, Botany, Biotechnology, Physiology, Bioinformatics, Neurosciences, Geology, Marine Biology, Human Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Applied Physics, Materials Science, Geophysics or Environmental Science will be considered for the award of the fellowship.

KVPY 2016 Application Form

The application process of the KVPY 2016 has concluded. However, for our readers, we have given the process below.

The interested candidates could only submit the application form of KVPY 2016 online. To apply, candidates needed to access the link given here and then fill the details in the registration form. Once the candidate is registered, a Login Id and Password was granted to them. Through it, the candidates were able to login and fill the application form.

The candidates filling in the KVPY application form 2016 were also required to pay the application fee of Rs. 1000, in case they belong to the General/OBC category, and Rs. 500, in case they belong to the SC/ST/PWD category.

KVPY Admit Card 2016

The admit card for the registered candidates who have applied for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Aptitude Test 2016 is available now for download. Candidates who are appearing for the exam must download the admit card and keep it safely. It is recommended that the candidates must keep numerous copies of the admit card to avoid difficulties in case it is lost.  Without the admit card no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination centre. To acquire the admit card candidates must enter their Username and Password.

KVPY Exam Centres 2016

The candidates may submit their choice for the exam center while filling the application form of KVPY 2016. However, the allotted center will be disclosed when the admit card will be issued to the candidates. Once the center is allotted it will not be changed. Hence, candidates must submit their choices wisely.

The list of KVPY 2016 Exam Center is as below:

Exam State Exam Center
Assam Guwahati
Andhra Pradesh Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Bihar Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Delhi-NCR Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida
Gujarat Rajkot, Ahamedabad, Vadodara
Haryana Ambala
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Mangalore, Mysore, Bangalore, Belgaum, Hubli
Kerala Kochi, Kozhikode, Thrichur, Trivandrum
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore
Maharashtra Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Aurangabad
Orissa Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela
Punjab Jalandhar, Mohali
Rajasthan Jaipur, Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem
Telangana Hyderabad
Tripura Agarthala
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
West Bengal Kolkata, Siligurim, Durgapur

KVPY 2016 Exam Pattern

The KVPY Aptitude Test will be administered in the online computer based mode. Students of the SA Stream will have to attempt a total of 80 questions in the aptitude test while students of the SB/SX Stream will have to attempt a total of 120 questions. There is no syllabus prescribed as such for the written exam and the questions are mostly aimed to assess the understanding and analytical ability of students rather than their factual knowledge. Students should, however, have a grasp on all the topics of the Class X/XII/First Year Syllabus of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable.

KVPY 2016 Result

The KVPY 2016 Result for the aptitude test has been announced on December 19, 2016. The result has been published category wise and it contains the name, application number and seat number of students who have qualified in the Aptitude Test. Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the aptitude test will be called for the interview round most likely to be held during January 15, 2017 to February 15, 2017. The final merit list will be declared in the month of March 2017 after the successful completion of the interview round.

 KVPY 2016 Fellowship Grants

Basic Sciences Monthly 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.5000 Rs.20000
SA/SX/SB  – During  M. Sc. / 4th to 5th  years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S Rs.7000 Rs.28000
  • Mukta abhay Patil

    hello Sir,

    My application no is 15036934sx, where should i get my rank no. of KVPI 2014 exam

  • nikhita.g

    sir how can all the students who appeared for exam get their result, except for the short listed merit list ?

  • sita

    what is the cut off of kvpy 2015

    • Rajesh SIngh Saharan

      Cut off KVPY 2015 (General): SA=50, SB=48, SX=57

  • Anonymous Guest

    The candidates who have submitted their KVPY Application Form 2015 will have to download the admit card online from the official website of KVPY after second week of October. For those who have filled the form offline will receive the for KVPY 2015 Admit Card via post.

  • Parinita Reddy

    sir…. how should the online test be taken?? can it be done from home only?? if yes what are the requirements?? what is the condition if the internet connection goes off or there is a powercut or something??

  • Karina

    hi sir i cud nt get my kvpy result….. plz kindly help SA stream

  • purnima khare

    sir i could nt get my kvpy 2014 result….plzzz help me

    • enggteam

      Hi Purnima,

      Which stream are you from? SA, SB or SX?

  • purnima khare

    sir I could not get my kvpy 2014 result…plzzz help me…

  • Deepak

    Hi Sir, please tell me

    what are the cutoff of SA stream of KVPY 2014