KVPY 2020-21 Admit Card (Released)/ Hall Ticket: Check Exam Centers

Updated On -

Jun 14, 2021

KVPY Admit Card 2020-21 has been released on 4 January 2021 by the exam conducting authority. Candidates can download KVPY hall ticket in online mode only from by logging in with their application number and date of birth. On the day of the examination, the candidates have to carry the KVPY admit card along with the other required documents. Before taking the real exam, the candidates must solve mock tests and practice papers in order to perform better in the exam. 

KVPY Highlights

KVPY 2020-21 Admit Card Highlights

The key points about the admit card of KVPY 2020-21 are highlighted below:

Issuing Body Indian Institute of Science and Technology, Bangalore (IISC, Bangalore)
Mode of Availability Online
KVPY Admit Card can be downloaded from
KVPY Hall Ticket can be accessed using  Application Number and Date of Birth
Details on Admit Card of KVPY  Exam Date, Time, Venue and Candidate’s Details
Documents to carry on exam day KVPY Hall Ticket and Original Photo ID proof
KVPY Helpline Desk  080 - 22932975 |

KVPY Dates

KVPY Admit Card 2020-21: Important Dates

Event Date 
Release of KVPY admit card 04-Jan-2021
KVPY 2020-21 exam 31-Jan-2021
KVPY Result 2020-21 Last week of February 2021 (tentative)
Admit Card Download

How to Download KVPY Admit Card 2020-21?

  • The process to download KVPY Admit Card is completely online.
  • Candidates can obtain their admit card by logging in with their KVPY Application Number and Date of Birth.
  • It should be noted that the hall ticket is not mailed or sent to the candidates by post.

Here are the steps to download KVPY Admit Card:

Step 1: Visit the official website of KVPY i.e.

Step 2: Login to your KVPY Application Form

Step 3: Click on ‘KVPY Admit Card 2020-21’ tab

Step 4: Select ‘Assessment’ from the drop down.

Step 5: Click on ‘Search’ tab

Step 6: Enter your Application Number and Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy). Click on Login.

KVPY Admit Card, KVPY Hall Ticket

Step 7: You will be redirected to your KVPY Admit Card 2020-21

Step 8: Save the admit card and take its print out.

What After Downloading KVPY Admit Card?

  1. Once you have the KVPY Admit Card in hand, cross-check all the details mentioned on it.
  2. In case of an incorrect detail, you must contact the authority immediately.
  3. In case, your photograph/ signature is blur, carry a photograph to the exam hall along with a photo ID in the original.

Problem in Downloading KVPY Admit Card

A candidate may be unable to download KVPY Admit Card 2020-21 due to the following reasons. Make sure all these are taken care of before you begin to download KVPY Admit Card.

  • If application form is incomplete
  • Low internet speed
  • Entering incorrect credentials

Admit Card Details

Details in KVPY Admit Card

KVPY Admit Card carries all important information about the candidate and the exam they are appearing for. They must remember to verify all the particulars and ensure that every detail mentioned on KVPY Admit Card is accurate and true. Information on admit card of KVPY is given below:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Applied Stream
  • Roll Number
  • KVPY 2020-21 Registration Number
  • Exam Date Check KVPY Exam Dates 
  • Venue and Time of Exam
  • Signature of Candidates
  • Photograph of Candidate
  • Important instructions

Discrepancy in KVPY Admit Card 

In case there is any discrepancy in the details mentioned on KVPY Admit Card, a candidate should immediately contact the concerned authorities for a solution. If you do not alert the authorities before the examination, you might have to face problem on the exam day.

You can contact the concerned authorities in the following cases:

  • If your name is misspelt in KVPY Admit Card
  • If your PwD/DA status is incorrect in KVPY hall ticket
  • If a different test city is allotted rather than the one filled during  KVPY Registration
  • If your photograph is not visible on admit card
  • If you are unable to download admit card despite successful registration

In all these cases, you must immediately contact IISc, the exam conducting authority. You can contact the helpdesk from Monday to Saturday between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The helpdesk contact information is given below:

The Convener
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012

Fax: (080) 2360 1215

Telephone:(080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 22933536

Email- For application related queries candidates can mail at

Required Documents

Documents Required at KVPY Exam Center 

  • A candidate is required to bring an original and Xerox copy of a valid photo ID proof along with KVPY Admit Card.
  • Candidates applying under reserved categories are also advised to carry the original copy of their Caste/Disability certificate on the day of the exam.
  • Those who have changed their names with due procedure should also carry their respective document along with their KVPY Admit Card. Check KVPY Eligibility 

Candidates appearing for KVPY 2020-21 should carry any one of the following documents as their photo identity proof to KVPY Exam Center:

  1. Passport
  2. PAN Card
  3. Voter ID
  4. Aadhar UID
  5. Driving License

Items Barred at KVPY Exam Center

  • Any electronic material such as watch, microphone, Bluetooth, earphone, mobile, health band, calculator, pager and pieces/bits of paper, pencil box etc. is not allowed inside the exam hall.
  • It is recommended to wear open footwear not closed shoes.
  • Candidates are also advised not to put mehendi or any cosmetic color on their hands as it may cause error while doing digital fingerprint scan recording on the exam day.
  • They cannot sit for the exam unless they clear the fingerprint scanning.

KVPY Admit Card Instructions

The importance of KVPY Admit Card is not limited to just the exam day. It is also required during the subsequent selection stages. It is important for a candidate to be well aware of the instructions KVPY Admit Card will carry. Read them below:

  • A candidate must not spoil or mutilate KVPY Admit Card.
  • Candidates must also not change any entry made therein. For any changes in the information given on the admit card, contact the exam authority to the earliest.
  • Candidates are required to preserve their KVPY admit cards in good condition till the entire selection process is over.
  • Do not carry any unfair item or any other document except admit card at the exam center for KVPY.
  • Any mutilated, altered or invalid admit card will lead to cancellation of your candidature.
  • Also, carry multiple copies of KVPY Hall Ticket in exam hall.

Important Exam Day Guidelines

  • Locate your test center – Make sure that you reach the right test center on the exam day. Check KVPY Admit Card for the address of exam center and visit it before at least 30 minutes before given exam time.
  • Avoid last minute preparations – If you have not prepared for some topic so far, it is advisable to not start it just before few hours for the test. Neither would you be able to grasp it nor revise topics you prepared already. It is ok to leave out few topics. Otherwise, it will create confusion and panic at the last moment.
  • Relax and stay confident - Relaxation should be the main mantra a day before your KVPY 2020-21 exam. You have worked very hard so far and even if you have not, you cannot make it up in few hours, so the best way is to relax yourself. Confidence is the only key to success, so do not be nervous at all.
  • Revision – Revise your shortcuts very well. You will need them during exams to solve your paper at the given time.
  • Required Documents and Materials – Make sure you kept all the required documents such as KVPY 2020-21 admit card, ID, etc. along with pen and pencil.

Exam Centre

KVPY Exam Center 2020-21

  • KVPY is held in 54 different centers defined in the 18 states of the country.
  • The choice of selecting preferred KVPY Exam Center is available at the time of registration
  • For Candidates in the Differently Abled category (Low vision and Cerebral Palsy), Wheel Chairs will be made available at the test center according to the preference filled in the application form. 
  • IISC will preferably try to allot the chosen KVPY Exam Centers filled by the candidates in the application form.
  • The venue of exam center and instructions will be mentioned on the admit card.

The table below brings to your list of cities where KVPY exam centers will be located:

Agra, Noida Bhubaneshwar Eranakulam Jalandhar
Ahmedabad Calicut Faridabad Jammu
Allahabad Chandigarh Ghaziabad Jamshedpur
Ambala Chennai Guwahati Jodhpur
Aurangabad Coimbatore Hubli Kanpur
Belgavi Dehradun Hyderabad Kolkata
Bengaluru Delhi Indore Lucknow
Bhopal Durgapur Jaipur Madurai
Mangaluru Raipur Varanasi Vadodara
Mohali Rajkot Vijayawada Pune
Mumbai Ranchi Visakhapatnam Trivandrum
Mysuru Rourkela Thrissur Patna
Nagpur Salem Siliguri Palakkad

Selection Process

KVPY Selection Process

KVPY Selection Procedure this year is varied according to the participating institutes. Majorly there are two steps of KVPY selection procedure. First one is the KVPY exam itself and the second one is interview rounds conducted by the institutes. Candidates will be shortlisted for the second round that is for the Personal Interview round on the basis of KVPY Score. There are in all 20 interview centers for KVPY. Check KVYP Merit List 

IISc follow the below-given steps for the KVPY Selection Procedure 2020-21.

1. Result and Shortlisting

  • After the declaration of KVPY Result, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of KVPY score percentile and cut off for all IISc.
  • The list of shortlisted candidates will be made available on the websites of individual IISc.
  • Each IISc will send the call letters to the shortlisted candidates.
  • The shortlisting criteria vary from IISc to IISc

2. Selection Process

  • This round of selection may vary according to the institutes.
  • This round includes Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interviews (PI).
  • Admission authorities may also include the other factors like –
  1. To test the knowledge in the field of Science, Research to check if the applicant is actually capable and deserves the scholarship.
  2. There is a round of questions based on current affairs and subjects studied by the candidates namely physics, chemistry, mathematics or biology.
  3. Other similar inputs for shortlisting the candidates at the different level of the selection procedure. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. When can we download the KVPY admit card 2020-21?

Ans. The KVPY admit card download process was started on 4 January 2021.

Ques. Is KVPY exam for medical aspirants?

Ans. The candidates have to appear for the KVPY SP (Medicine) exam for availing the KVPY scholarship during the MBBS degree. 

3 Months Crash Course

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


koyena biswas
When and How can I download the ADMIT CARD?
kavita rani

Hi Koyena. Candidates can download the ADMIT CARD at least 15-20 days before the exam by logging in to their application portal at KVPY website. Details regarding Examination venue and seat number will be available in the admit card.

ananya pandey
When can I submit my application form?
kavita rani

Deadline to submit application form will be notified in the detailed advertisement published during July every year.

While uploading the photo and signature they were upright however while printing they have come out upside down on the admit card .will they not be accepted ?.is there anything i can do?
abdul nazir

Hi Sona, Once the admit is downloaded from the official website, check for every details and if there is any discrepency like this one, you must inform the same to IISc Bangalore for solution. Alternativley you can contact the helpline at 080-22932975 or Find other details at KVPY 2021 admit card.

when to download kvpy admit card?
kavita rani

Hi Nushu. Refer to the official website. Candidates can check their admit card details by logging using their credentials.
Save and take a print out of the admit card.
More details are here.

divakar sharma
Can I use the calculator in KVPY online examination?
kavita rani

Hi Divakar. You are not allowed to carry calculators or any electronic devices. Virtual calculators will be made available on the computer screen.

Are rough sheets provided in KVPY online test?
kavita rani

Hi Sameer. Yes, rough sheets are provided in the KVPY online test. In-case you require extra, you can ask the exam invigilator for more.

shankar prabhu
Can you please share any of your contact number I have lost my application number and even my password can you please help?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Shankar, application number and password are sent to the registered email id and mobile number. Thus, kindly check you mail id to find credentials.
saloni bohra
I have downloaded my kvpy admit card but could not found my exam center there..
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Saloni, kindly check the admit card once again thoroughly as exam center is an important detail which is provided on admit card for almost each exam.
prem reddy
Hi ,I am not able to download the admit card.when i enter login credentials its leading to application form instead of admit card..Please help me.
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Prem, exam as already been conducted on Nov 3, 2019. Therefore, admit cards cannot be downloaded now.
tanmay patra
where to get the hall ticket and how will know the exam center
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Tanmay, you can download your admit card by submitting your application number and date of birth directly from here: KVPY 2019 Admit Card

Exam center will be mentioned on the admit card itself. Once you download admit card, you will get to know the same.

sameer manwani
Do we require to have school's seal on the admit card
akansha expert
Hi Sameer, No there is no need of school's seal on the admit card.
shreyash shailesh raneshreyash
Im Unable to download KVPY Admit card,please help....
bhawna vedwal
Hello Shreyash, Admit card can be downloaded online from (KVPY login id), using your Application Number and Date of Birth. If candidate are unable to download they can contact KVPY Helpline Desk- | 080 - 22932975