Department of Science and Technology, Government of India have initiated and funded the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana or KVPY, a national fellowship program based on basis sciences. The program aims to encourage extraordinary talent in the students pursuing basic science courses to take up research career in Science and to ensure growth of scientific research and development in the country. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, KVPY is implemented by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
KVPY 2014 Entrance Exam
Registered applicants will be screened through an entrance exam to be held on 2ndNovember, 2014. The KVPY 2014 Entrance Exam will be held in both online and offline mode. So, candidates were allowed to enter their preference in the application form for the mode of the exam they would like to appear in. The question paper will be available in both Hindi and English language. Candidates would be free to attempt or answer the exam in any of the language they are comfortable in.
KVPY 2014 Entrance Exam in online mode will be held in the following cities- Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune while the offline exam will be conducted at various cities across the country.
KVPY 2014 Admit Card
Registered candidates will be issued admit card from 15th October, 2014 onwards in online as well as offline mode. It must be noted that those candidates who submitted their applications in online mode will have to download and print their admit card from the official website of KVPY 2014 while the KVPY 2014 Admit card will be dispatched by post to those candidates who sent their application from in offline mode to the KVPY office. All candidates must bring the hard copy of their admit card to the exam centre for appearing in the exam failing which they will be not allowed to enter the examination hall.
KVPY 2014 Selection Criteria
Written Test- Eligible candidates who would be issued admit card will have to appear in the written examination (entrance exam) in online or offline mode on the scheduled date.
Interview- Finally, based on the performance of the candidates in the written test, candidate will be shortlisted and will be called to appear for an interview round which will be the final round as per the selection procedure.
Moreover, marks secured by the candidate in the KVPY 2014 Entrance Exam and interview will be considered for receiving the KVPY 2014 fellowship.
KVPY 2014 Important Dates
- Last date for request of the Application form By Post – 28 August 2014
- Last date for closing of Online Application – 8 September 2014
- Last Date for receipt of the completed application (Both Online/ Hard Copy) – 8 September 2014
- Exam Date – 2 November 2014