What is the eligibility criteria for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Exam?
KVPY Eligibility includes age criteria, citizenship, and academic criteria for each stream. The minimum age required to apply for the SA stream is 16 years. The lower age limit for the SX stream is 17 years. The candidates who apply for the SB stream must be 18 years old.
For Stream SA –
Those candidates studied in XI Standard (Science Subjects) in the academic year of 2020-2020 can apply for this test.
Candidates have to score at least 75% marks (65% marks in case of the SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate in Science & Mathematics subjects in Class X.
Candidates have to secure minimum 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate in Science Subjects in XII Standard Board Examination.
Selected students fellowship will be activated only when they join a UG program in Basic Science (B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS) in the academic year 2020-2021.
During the interim period of one year, students will be invited for the National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp, and their travel and other related expenses will be sponsored by KVPY.
For Stream SX –
Candidates studying in 10+2 can apply under this stream. They must score 60% in the 12th Board exam (50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates)
Selected students fellowship will be activated only when they join a UG programme in Basic Science (B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS) in the academic year 2020-2021.
According to KVPY eligibility criteria 2020, Candidates must secure a minimum 75% marks in class 10 while SC/ST/PwD candidates have scored 65% in aggregate of all Science subjects and Mathematics.
For Stream SB –
Those candidates studying in 1st year of UG course in Basic Science such as Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics and Biology leading to B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS in the academic year of 2020-2020 can appear for this exam.
Candidates have to secure at least 60% marks in case of GEN category & 50% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD category in aggregate in Science subjects in Intermediate Board Examination.
Candidates have to obtain 60% marks (50% Marks for SC/ST/PWD category) in the 1st year final examination of B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc/MS before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.