KVPY Interview is scheduled to be conducted from January 20, 2019. Candidates who have been shortlisted for the interview who will qualify KVPY 2018 will be held in online mode on November 04, 2018. The weightage given to the interview/face to face round is 25%, while 75% weightage is given to marks scored in the Aptitude Test.
It is very important to clear the interview session that becomes the only step to success between the candidate and his scholarship. Knowing what you can expect in the interview session can make your preparation focussed. Though there is no set pattern an interview is conducted and the experience of all students varies, here is a brief idea on what you can expect in KVPY Interview:
Here, we have updated the tentative interview center details:
|Center||Aptitude Test Centers||Venue||Dates|
|Ahmedabad||Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Vadodara||IIT, Gandhinagar||February 2019|
|Allahabad||Agra, Allahabad, Dehradun, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi||HRI, Allahabad||January 2019|
|Bengaluru||Bengaluru, Hubballi, Mangaluru, Mysuru||KVPY, IISc.||February 2019|
|Bhopal||Bhopal , Indore, Nagpur||IISER, Bhopal||January 2019|
|Bhubaneswar||Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Visakhapatnam||NISER, Bhubaneswar||January 2019|
|Chennai||Chennai||Anna University||February 2019|
|Coimbatore||Calicut, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Palakkad, Thrichur||Bharathiar University||February 2019|
|Delhi-I||Delhi, Faridabad (SA)||IIT, Delhi||January 2019|
|Delhi-II||Ghaziabad, Noida (SA & SX), Faridabad (SB & SX), Delhi (SB)||Delhi University||February 2019|
|Delhi-III||Delhi (SX)||JNU||February 2019|
|Hyderabad – 1||Hyderabad (SA & SB)||University of Hyderabad||January 2019|
|Hyderabad – 2||Vijayawada (SA & SX), Hyderabad (SX)||CCMB, Hyderabad||February 2019|
|Jaipur-I||Jaipur, Jodhpur (SA, SB)||MNIT, Jaipur||February 2019|
|Jaipur-II||Jaipur, Jodhpur (SX)||LNMIIT||February 2019|
|Kolkata-I||Durgapur, Kolkata, Siliguri (SA)||IISER, Kolkata||January 2019|
|Kolkata-II||Agarthala, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela (SA): Durgapur, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi (SB)||ISI, Kolkata||February 2019|
|Kolkata-III||Agarthala, Durgapur, Guwhati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Siliguri (SX)||IACS, Kolkata||February 2019|
|Mohali||Ambala, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, Mohali||IISER, Mohali||February 2019|
|Mumbai||Mumbai (SA,SX)||IIT, Bombay||February 2019|
|Pune||Aurangabad, Belagam, Pune (SA,SX,SB), Mumbai (SB)||IISER, Pune||February 2019|
|Trivandrum||Ernakulam, Trivandrum||IISER, Trivandrum||January 2019|
Candidates should bring the given documents at the time of KVPY Interviews along with call letter:
Note: Candidates must bring all the above-mentioned documents along with them when they come for interview otherwise they will not be allowed to attend the interview.
KVPY Result 2018 will be declared in the first week of December 2018. It will be available through online mode.
The authority may also provide the re-evaluation facility for OMR answer sheets. For re-evaluation, candidates have to submit a request letter mentioning the application/seat number and stream on or before the due date. Candidates also have to make fee payment via demand draft drawn in favor of concerned authority. Requests after the due date will not be accepted.
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 2018 exam:
|Category||SA Stream||SB Stream||SX Stream|
|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|
Check How To Prepare for KVPY Interview
Apart from questions related to the subject, the interviewee can also ask general questions like “Tell me about yourself” or “Introduce yourself”. So being prepared just for technical questions won’t help. The candidate needs to be smart and spontaneous to answer any question that comes up. Go through the following tips to increases your chances of clearing the interview round:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.