Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national-level scholarship scheme for students who aim to pursue research in Science stream. After completing the KVPY 2021 registration, students will have to undergo the KVPY Selection Procedure in 2021 first to be eligible for the scholarships.
The selection process will have 2 stages - Aptitude Test and Interview. One has to crack both to avail the KVPY scholarships. The interview process of KVPY 2020 is cancelled because of COVID-19 situation. To know more, click here.
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Under the KVPY 2021 Selection Procedure, the aptitude test is to be taken first followed by an interview to avail the scholarships. The aptitude test takes place across various cities of the country. The medium of question paper will be both in English and Hindi language. To know more about the aptitude test, the candidates must check out previous years’ question papers.
The question paper KVPY 2021 is expected to be of MCQ type and is divided into 2 parts. You will be asked questions from - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The aptitude test will be the same for Stream SA, SB and SX.
The KVPY 2021 interview process is for testing the knowledge of aspirants in the domain of research. Here we will give you detailed information about all the stages of the KVPY 2021 selection process.
The KVPY 2021 exam will involve 2 stages namely - Aptitude Test & Interview to qualify for the KVPY scholarship scheme. The weightage will be given on 75% of marks in Aptitude test and 25% on the performance in the interview round. Here, we will discuss a little more in-depth about the Aptitude Test and Interview.
The Aptitude Test is segregated into two Parts i.e. Part I and Part II including four sections present in each part. Aspirants will have to attempt any three sections of Part 1 and any other sections of Part 2. Thus, students must be through with their strong subjects to crack the KVPY selection procedure in 2021. The preparation must be done efficiently by the students according to the KVPY Syllabus.
The KVPY 2021 Interview Process is conducted to test your knowledge in the field of science to find whether you are suitable for scholarship. Through the interview process under the KVPY selection procedure in 2021, the candidates are finally shortlisted who are capable of pursuing research. The final KVPY Merit List will be prepared as per the scores obtained in both the aptitude test and the interview process. Mentioned below are the documents required for KVPY 2021.
Finally after passing the KVPY Selection Procedure in 2021, students will be eligible to avail the KVPY scholarship benefits. We are sharing all the information about the details of benefits to be availed under the program:
|Topics||Fellowship (Monthly in INR)||Yearly Contingency Grant (in INR)|
|SA/SX/SB – at the time of 1st to 3rd years of – B.Sc. or B.S. or B.Stat. or B.Maths Integrated M.Sc. or M.S.||5000||20000|
|SA/SX/SB – during M. Sc. or 4th to 5th year of Integrated M.Sc. or M.S. or M.Maths or M.Stat.||7000||28000|
Applicants who are planning for the KVPY 2021 exam, will benefit from this article as they will be able to understand the selection procedure in detail. This will help them not to miss on any important step while applying for the KVPY scholarship. The official notification on KVPY 2021 is not out yet, so stay tuned to us and the official website for latest updates.
Once the aspirants will be selected from the aptitude test, they have to appear for the interview round. It is the last round of the KVPY selection process. During the time of interview, the candidates have to bring the following documents to the exam centre:
Unless the aspirants will carry the aforementioned documents to the interview exam hall, they will not get permission to attend the interview to complete the KVPY selection process.
Ques. I want to apply for KVPY 2021, will it be tough?
Ans. Most of the questions asked in the KVPY 2021 exam are in tandem with the ones asked in the JEE Main or JEE Advanced, so it is considered as a tough exam to crack.
Ques. What are the stages of the KVPY 2021 selection process?
Ans. There are 2 stages in the KVPY 2021 selection process - Aptitude Test and Interview. The 1st stage is compulsory for all applicants to progress to the Interview round.
Ques. Will the KVPY 2021 exam conduct Interviews?
Ans. There is no official notification on the KVPY 2021 exam, but as per norms, interviews are a part of the KVPY selection procedure (2021).
Ques. Will the cutoffs be higher for KVPY 2021?
Ans. The KVPY 2020 cutoffs may be higher as there will be no interview process. But whether an interview for KVPY 2021 will happen or not is upt the authorities to announce (which is not done yet).
Ques. When will the KVPY exam 2021 take place?
Ans. The KVPY exam is expected to take place by 1st week of November 2021.
Ques. When can I register for the KVPY 2021 exam?
Ans. There is no official notification yet, but you can expect the KVPY registration to start by 2nd week of July 2021.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.