KVPY 2019 Application Form

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Jan 25, 2018

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Anil Tigga

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KVPY 2019 Application Form will be issued from the 2nd week of July 2019. It will be easily available in the online mode just by visiting the official website. Candidates can fill the application form till second week of August 2019. Only Indian National candidates can apply for KVPY exam.

Candidates have to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph, signature and caste/medical certificates prior to filling KVPY Application Form. Registration fees amounting to INR 1000 has to be paid by General/OBC category candidates while and INR 500 need to be paid by SC/ ST/PWD category candidates.

Students are strictly advised to check their eligibility criteria before filling KVPY Application Form. In case, the eligibility does not match the student’s candidature will be cancelled. Students who successfully filled and submitted the application form will only be issued KVPY Admit Card.

KVPY 2019 exam is scheduled to take place in November 2019. As per the student’s eligibility, they can apply in any of the three streams namely SA, SB and SX.

  • SA: Those who cleared class XI can apply under this stream
  • SB: Students clearing class XII can apply under this stream
  • SX: Applicants pursuing B.Sc must apply under this stream

Highlights of KVPY Application Form 2019

Exam Name Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Conducting Authority Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc, Bangalore)
Official Website kvpy.iisc.ernet.in
Mode of Registration Online
Availability of KVPY Application form Second week of July 2019
Last Date to Submit KVPY Application Form Second week of August 2019
KVPY Exam Date First week of November 2019

KVPY Application Form 2019 Important Dates

The following table shows all the important dates related to the events of application form:

Event Date (Tentative)
KVPY 2019 Application Form will be available from Second week of July 2019
Last Date to Fill the Application Form Second week of August 2019
Last Date to Remit the Application Fee October 2019
KVPY Admit Card 2019 will be issued on Second week of October 2019
KVPY is scheduled for First week of November 2019

KVPY 2019 Eligibility

It is important for the students to check the eligibility criteria before they start filling the application form. Different eligibility criteria needs to be fulfilled by all the streams, i.e. SA, SX, and SB. Following is the detailed explanation of KVPY eligibility:


  • Students must be an Indian National.

For Stream SA:

  • Qualifying Exam: Students who have studied class XI in science stream can apply for exam
  • Minimum Marks: Students must pass Class 10 with Mathematics & Science subject with minimum aggregate 80% marks and (70% marks for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates)

For Stream SX:

  • Qualifying Exam: Students must have pass Class XII with Mathematics and Science subjects
  • Minimum Marks: They must score minimum aggregate 60% marks and (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) in the science subject. Applicants also obtain at least aggregate 80% marks and (70% marks in SC/ ST/ PWD) in class X.

For Stream SB:

  • Qualifying Exam: Students pursuing Basic Science in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc/ BS/ B.Maths etc can apply for the exam
  • Minimum Marks: They must score at least 60% marks and (50% marks in case of SC/ ST/ PWD category) in 10+2 examination

How to Fill KVPY 2019 Application Form?

KVPY Application Form filling comprises four steps i.e. Registration, Uploading Documents, Payment of Application Fes and Final Submission. Following steps help students to fill the application form:

Step-1 Registration

  • Visit the official website of KVPY
  • On the top of the page, click on the Application tab
  • Click on the Download Online Application 2019
  • Further, click on the Click here for New Registration
  • Enter the details such as Name, Email ID, Phone Number, Date of Birth etc.
  • Click on the submit button
  • After clicking on the button, students will receive an email regarding username and password on their registered Email ID or Mobile No.

Step-2 Filling Details

  • After successful registration, candidates will have to enter the username and password given to them
  • KVPY Application Form will appear wherein candidates will have to enter Personal Details and Academic Details.

Step-3 Uploading Documents

  • After filling all the details, students have to upload their Photograph and Signature in JPG or JPEG format
  • The maximum size of the JPEG format image must be 80 kb while for PDF documents size must be less than 300 Kb

Step-4 Payment of Application Fees

  • After uploading documents, students have to pay the application fees using Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking or via challan.
  • For General/ OBC candidates application fees is INR 1000 whereas for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates, application fees is INR 500.

Step-5 Final Submission

  • Students are advised to preview the application form before finally submission because once the form is submitted, it cannot be rectified later.
  • They are advised to download and take the printout of filled in application form for future reference.

KVPY 2019 Application Fee and Mode of Payment

Since KVPY Application Form can be filled online only, the payment shall also be made via KVPY Admission Portal. Application fee for General/OBC candidates is INR 1000 while it is INR 500 for SC/ST/PwD candidates. The application fee can be paid via Credit Card/ Debit Card or through Net Banking. Also an e-Challan can be downloaded from the official website of KVPY.

  • Online Mode: Candidate who wish to go for online payment of KVPY Application Fee, can deposit the fee by using Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking. Candidate will have to enter necessary details like Name, Amount, Pin, etc. in such case.
  • Offline Mode: If candidate does not find online payment method comfortable, he/she may generate e-Challan available on the official website and visit the nearest branch of SBI Bank to make payment. Candidate will be required to upload scanned copy of Challan in such case.

Details in KVPY 2019 Application Form

The following table shows all the important details mentioned in the application form:

Details Asked Filling criteria
Candidates Name It should be same as on the SSC/ X standard/ Equivalent Records
Fathers Name
Mother Name
Date of Birth Date of Birth should be written in the format DD/MM/YYYY
Address Enter the communication details
Category Choose category from General/ OBC/ SC/ ST
Marital Status Select options from Married or Unmarried
Gender Choose among Male or Female
Email Address Enter the valid Email ID
Mobile Number Enter the valid Mobile No.
Person With Disability Select options from Yes or No

KVPY 2019 Application Form FAQs

Ques. When will the KVPY Application form issue?

Ans. It will be issued from the Second week of July 2019

Ques. What is the Last Date for submitting an application form?

Ans. Second week of August 2019

Ques. What is the Application fee?

Ans. For General/ OBC candidates application fee is INR 1000 and INR 500 for SC/ ST PWD category candidates

Ques. Can students pay the application fee in offline mode?

Ans. Yes, for paying the application fee in offline mode, students have to download challan and visit the nearest SBI branch & submit the fee.

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