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KVPY 2020 Cutoff - Category wise Cutoff for SA, SX and SB stream

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Oct 21, 2020

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KVPY 2020 Cut off will be announced in the last week of December 2020 along with exam result. The cut off will be announced category-wise for all the streams - SA, SB and SX. On the basis of KVPY cutoff 2020, candidates will be shortlisted for the interview.

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  • KVPY 2020 Result will be declared on December 10, 2020 at kvpy.iisc.ernet.in.
  • Applicants score equal or more than cut off marks are called for Interview round. 
  • IISc Bangalore releases two cutoffs for shortlisted candidates to award the KVPY 2020 Scholarship.
  • The final merit list will be prepared based on giving 75% weightage to the aptitude test and 25% weightage to interview. Check KVPY Interview Centers
  • The cutoff differs for each category-General, SC/ST and PWD.
  • KVPY cutoff for each of the streams is announced out of a maximum of 100 marks.

KVPY 2020 Expected Cut Off

The cut-off will be released in two parts, i.e. aptitude test cut-off and final cut-off. It will be released category wise. In the table given below, we have mentioned the expected cut-off for KVPY 2020:

KVPY Aptitude Test Cut off

Category SA Stream SB Stream SX Stream
General 60 58 67
SC/ST 50 44 50
PwD 50 44 50

KVPY Final Cut off

Category SB Stream SA Stream SX Stream
General 60% & above 65% & above 65% & above
SC/ST 44% & above 55% & above 53% & above
PwD 44% & above 55% & above 53% & above

KVPY 2019 Cut Off

KVPY Aptitude Test Cut off

Category SA Stream SB Stream SX Stream
General 50 48 57
SC/ST 40 34 40
PwD 40 34 40

KVPY Final Cut off

Category SB Stream SA Stream SX Stream
General 50% & above 55% & above 55% & above
SC/ST 34% & above 45% & above 43% & above
PwD 34% & above 45% & above 43% & above

KVPY Previous Years Cut off Marks

To provide the rough idea to the candidates about KVPY cut off marks, here we are listing the previous years cut off marks. KVPY 2016 & 2017 cut off marks for aptitude test (out of 100 marks) is given below category-wise:

For 2017

Streams Cut Off/Category
GENERAL SC/ST PwD
Stream SA 45 marks out of 100 35 marks out of 100 35 marks out of 100
Stream SB 43 marks out of 100 33 marks out of 100 33 marks out of 100
Stream SX 53 marks out of 100 43 marks out of 100 43 marks out of 100

For 2016

Stream General Cut Off SC/ST Cut Off PwD Cut Off
SA 50 40 40
SB 48 34 34
SX 57 40 40

All India Rank List (General Merit and cut off marks)

Stream General Cut Off SC/ST Cut Off PwD Cut Off
SA 55% & above 45% & above 45% & above
SB 50% & above 34% & above 34% & above
SX 55% & above 43% & above 43% & above

KVPY 2015 Cutoff

The cutoff of KVPY 2015 for General category candidates the cutoff percent was 50, 48 and 57 for SA, SB and SX respectively. Given below is the subject wise Cutoff marks for KVPY Aptitude Test according to category:

Stream General Cut Off SC/ST Cut Off PwD Cut Off
SA 50 40 40
SB 48 34 34
SX 57 40 40

All India Rank List for KVPY

Candidates are assessed separately for SA, SB, and SX Stream. KVPY Rank list varies for different categories. The table below gives the rank list of various streams and categories is given below:

STREAM General Cut Off SC/ST Cut Off PwD Cut Off
SA 55% & above 45% & above 45% & above
SB 50% & above 34% & above 34% & above
SX 54% & above 43% & above 43% & above

KVPY 2014 Cut off 

Candidates who have appeared for KVPY Exam can check the KVPY Cut off Marks 2014 for Stream SA, SX and SB.

Stream KVPY Cut off (Out of 100) GEN KVPY Cut off (Out of 100) SC/ST KVPY Cut off (Out of 100) PWD
SA 43 32 32
SB 50 34 34
SX 54 40 40

KVPY 2013 Cut off

Candidates who have appeared for KVPY Exam can check the KVPY Cut off Marks 2013 for Stream SA, SX and SB.

Stream KVPY Cut off (Out of 100) GEN KVPY Cut off (Out of 100) SC/ST KVPY Cut off (Out of 100) PWD
SA 53 41 41
SB 40 30 27
SX 46 35 35

KVPY Result 2020

  • The KVPY aptitude test will be conducted on November 3, 2020.
  • KVPY Result 2020 will be provided to students in the first week of December 2020.
  • After clearing the aptitude test, candidates have to go through the interview rounds.
  • An interview session will be conducted in the second or third week of January 2020.
  • After that, the final result of KVPY will be declared in the month of March 2020.

How to Check KVPY Result 2020?

The steps to check the result of KVPY are given below:

Step 1: Click on the stream-wise links provided in the table below as per category

Step 2: The result in PDF format will open in a new page

Step 3: Candidates have to check whether their roll numbers are there in the list 

Step 4: Download the PDF file and take its printout for further reference


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KVPY Selection Process

  • Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students will be asked to appear for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure. 
  • At the time of the interview, candidate’s knowledge of science and research field are monitored.
  • After the conduct of interview, the list of final selected candidates will be released.
  • For the award of KVPY Scholarship, candidate’s overall performance in aptitude test and interview will be considered.
  • The interview round will be organized from third week of January to February 2020.
  • Students are informed about their interview dates, time and venue shortly by email / KVPY website.

KVPY Scholarship/Fellowship

Candidates will be eligible for KVPY Fellowship/scholarship based on their performance in aptitude test and interview. The authority will award the scholarship to the selected candidates. Here, we are mentioning details about the cash which is awarded to the KVPY scholarship holders:

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. INR 5000 INR 20000
SA/SX/SB – during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat. INR 7000 INR 28000

KVPY Interview Centers

Here, we have updated the tentative interview center details:

Center Aptitude Test Centers Venue Dates 
Ahmedabad Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Vadodara IIT, Gandhinagar February 2020
Allahabad Agra, Allahabad, Dehradun, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi HRI, Allahabad January 2020
Bengaluru Bengaluru, Hubballi, Mangaluru, Mysuru KVPY, IISc. February 2020
Bhopal Bhopal, Indore, Nagpur IISER, Bhopal January 2020
Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Visakhapatnam NISER, Bhubaneswar January 2020
Chennai Chennai Anna University February 2020
Coimbatore Calicut, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Palakkad, Thrichur Bharathiar University February 2020
Delhi-I Delhi, Faridabad (SA) IIT, Delhi January 2020
Delhi-II Ghaziabad, Noida (SA & SX), Faridabad (SB & SX), Delhi (SB) Delhi University February 2020
Delhi-III Delhi (SX) JNU February 2020
Hyderabad – 1 Hyderabad (SA & SB) University of Hyderabad January 2020
Hyderabad – 2 Vijayawada (SA & SX), Hyderabad (SX) CCMB, Hyderabad February 2020
Jaipur-I Jaipur, Jodhpur (SA, SB) MNIT, Jaipur February 2020
Jaipur-II Jaipur, Jodhpur (SX) LNMIIT February 2020
Kolkata-I Durgapur, Kolkata, Siliguri (SA) IISER, Kolkata January 2020
Kolkata-II Agartala, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela (SA): Durgapur, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi (SB) ISI, Kolkata February 2020
Kolkata-III Agartala, Durgapur, Guwhati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Siliguri (SX) IACS, Kolkata February 2020
Mohali Ambala, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, Mohali IISER, Mohali February 2020
Mumbai Mumbai (SA,SX) IIT, Bombay February 2020
Pune Aurangabad, Belagam, Pune (SA,SX,SB), Mumbai (SB) IISER, Pune February 2020
Trivandrum Ernakulam, Trivandrum IISER, Trivandrum January 2020

Documents Required

Candidates should bring the given documents at the time of KVPY Interviews along with call letter:

  • Application form and Interview call letter.
  • Attested copy of Marks card. (10th Marks card for Stream SA/SX and 12th Marks card for Stream SB)
  • Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates issued by the Competent Authority.
  • Medical certificate from competent authority in case of physically and visually challenged students  in the prescribed format (As per GOI)
  • A Self-Appraisal form.  
  • Study certificate form. (to be obtained from your Principal/Head of the Institution where you are currently pursuing your studies)
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (in Sealed envelope) & Letter to the teacher.

Note: Candidates must bring all the above mentioned documents along with them when they come for an interview otherwise they will not be allowed to attend the interview.


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

Comments


3 Comments
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rajathamika r
DID THE RESULT OF KVPY 2019 ANNOUNCED?
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Rajathamika, yes, result of KVPY 2019 has been released, you can check them from here: KVPY 2019 Result

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bhuvi chinnu
Are the KVPY Exams conducted online ? And why do we have to choose test centers?
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bharadwaj marri
What is the exact portion of KVPY-SA stream? When will the exam be conducted this year?
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akansha expert

Hi Bharadwaj, KVPY 2018 is scheduled to be conducted on November 4, 2018. And for getting the KVPY-SA Stream portion Please check this link.