KVPY Scholarships for school & college students

Fellowship: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2012


Basic Sciences
Stream SA: Students enrolled in the XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2012-13 and have secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.

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Students promoted through both the Summative Assessments-II conducted by the school and conducted by the Board are eligible to apply, if they satisfy the eligibility criteria.  If the students have obtained a letter grade in the qualified examination, they are requested to convert it into an appropriate % and fill-up the application form.

Stream SA - Mentoring Scheme: Eligibility same as above and the students need not apply separately for the Mentoring Scheme.
A Mentoring list over and above the regular merit list will be prepared.  The students under the mentorship list will not be eligible for any fellowship. Their fellowship will be activated when these students enrol in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./Int.M.Sc./M.S.) after their  XII Standard/(+2).

During the mentoring period of one year, they will be invited for Summer Programme/ Vijyoshi Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be met by KVPY.

Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2012 – 13 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) for the session 2013 – 14 provided they have secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.

Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st year of B. Sc./B.S./Int. M.Sc./M.S. during the academic year 2012–13 and have secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard Board Examination.

Empowerment initiative for SC/ST students in the KVPY Fellowship Program:
A number of additional fellowships (up to 100) exclusively for the meritorious SC/ST students under   the various stated above will be operated.  A special orientation program for the selected SC/ST   students will be organized.

Selection procedure:
Aptitude Test
: After scrutiny of applications forms, based on the performance in the Board Examination, all the eligible students will be called for a written aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centers across the country on Sunday, the 4th November, 2012. The details of the venue of the aptitude test for the eligible students and their seat number will be published in the KVPY website during the first week of October 2012.
Admit Card

  • Students who have applied online may download the admit card for the aptitude test from the website from the second week of October 2012.
  • For students who have applied with a hard copy, admit card will be sent by speed post.

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

How to apply: Click here to apply online

Important dates
Last date for receipt of the request for application form.
By post: September 3, 2012
In person at IISc: September 7, 2012

Last date for closing of Online application
: September 7, 2012
Last date for receipt of the completed application: (both Online/Hard Copy along with cast certificate, project report and processing fee): September 12, 2012

Get all details from page 13 of  Deccanherald dated July 15, 2012

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Contact details:
The Convener
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012
Phone: (080) 2360 1008, 2293 2975 / 76 (EPBX 20-27)

E-mail: [email protected]

: www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy