KVPY 2020 Answer Key, Question Paper and Paper Analysis

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Feb 14, 2020

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KVPY EXAM is a national level  exam conducted by IISC banglore for scholarship upto PrePhd level, the selection is done on the basis of Aptitude test followed by interview. The students qualifying this exam are eligible for a fellowship as well as admission into premier science institutes like IISc and IISER,depending on some additional criteria.The exam consist of 3 streams 

1- SA (class 11th)

2-SX (class 12th)

3-SB (First year of BSc)

Both aptitude (75%) and interveiw (25%) are considered to grant scholarship.

KVPY 2019 tentative  Answer keys released

Date Stream Question Paper Answer Key
5 November SA Check here Check here
5 November SX/SB Check here Check here
19 November SA Check here Check here
19 November SX/SB Check here Check here
  • Along with results, KVPY category wise cut off is also released.
  • The minimum cut off (General Category) for SA  stream is 48, for SB stream is 45 and 55 for SX stream

How to download KVPY answer key?

  • Open the KVPY official website http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main.
  • Look for the link KVPY 2020.
  • Click on the link and there is an option for admit card and answer key.
  • Click on the link KVPY 2020 answer key.
  • Check the stream “SA/SB/SX”.
  • Select one of the stream and then there will be separate links for each of the paper code.

KVPY 2020 Important Dates

Events Important dates(Tentative)

KVPY aptitude test

November 6, 2020

KVPY 2020 answer key by coaching institutes

November 5, 2020

KVPY official answer key 2020

 3 or 4 days after the exam

Announcement of KVPY result

December first week, 2020

KVPY Paper Analysis 2020

The details of the paper analysis will be available once the paper has been conducted. On the basis of the past year’s trends following observation can be made for KVPY paper analysis for 2020:

  • Mostly the difficulty level of the questions is same.
  • Chemistry section is generally easy.
  • The difficulty level of Mathematics, Biology and Physics is almost the same.
  • In SX stream a little variation can be seen in the difficulty level.
  • For SX stream Physics section is mostly difficult while chemistry is relatively easy.

What are the streams SA, SX and SB?

KVPY exam can be given by students who fall in one of the following categories after reading the details of the cut off:

SA- students of science stream in class 11 studying, have not given the final exams yet.

SX- students of science stream in class 12, who have not given the final exams yet.

SB- students who are in the first year of their graduation, have not appeared for the final year examination and are studying any science program are counted under the category.

KVPY Cut off 2020

KVPY 2020 cut off will be released in two stages as KVPY selection process involves two stages. KVPY cut off will be applicable for admission to class XI, XII and undergraduate programs. These are termed as SA, SB and SX respectively.

IISc Banglore will declare the KVPY cut off separately for the applicants who have the minimum percentage for registering for the entrance test.  This will be followed by second cut off list which will contain the details of the final cut off percentage, which is released after the final interview is over.  

Every year the list is released by IISc before the exam is conducted, so that students who clear the minimum cut off can apply for the seats by filling the application form.

Expected KVPY 2020 cut off (application process):

Category

Stream SA (out of 100)

Stream SB (out of 100)

Stream SX (out of 100)

General

55

40

60

SC/ST

43

37

43

PWD

43

36

42

KVPY 2018 cuttoff  

Category

Stream SA (out of 100)

Stream SB (out of 100)

Stream SX (out of 100)

General

45

43

53

SC/ST

32

30

40

PWD

32

30

40

KPVY 2017 cutoff

Category

Stream SA (out of 100)

Stream SB (out of 100)

Stream SX (out of 100)

General

50

48

57

SC/ST

40

34

40

PWD

40

34

40

In 2016 around 3000 students were selected for the interview process. KVPY 2016 cut off is as follows for various categories which were released after the interview round was over. 

KVPY final cut off (aptitude test + interview) 2016:

Category

SA

SX

SB

General

55

55

50

SC/ST

45

45

40

PWD

45

45

40

KVPY merit list is published after the final cut off list is declared. This will contain the name of candidates who have been selected for the final admission.

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

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