KYPY EXAM 2022 - Indian Institute of Science Complete details

KYPY EXAM 2022 - Indian Institute of Science Complete details
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The KVPY 2022 examination will be held on November 7. On October 8, the KVPY Admit Card 2022 was made available on the official KVPY website. Due to COVID-19-related conditions, the KVPY Fellowship 2022 will be given only based on the aptitude test. This year, no interviews will be conducted. KVPY Mock Test 2022 is now available on the KVPY official website. You can always take a look at the KVPY Entrance Exam Details to know more as it will help you understand the complete process. 

What exactly is the KVPY Fellowship?

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national-level scholarship/Fellowship program in Basic Sciences. Every year, the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bangalore, conducts the KVPY Aptitude Test.

The fellowship program was established in 1999 by the Government of India's Department of Science and Technology (DST). Its goal is to inspire students to pursue scientific research professions. All qualified students are granted scholarships and contingency grants up to the pre-PhD level under the program. The KVPY 2021 examination will be held on November 7.

The application form was announced on exactly July 12, and the enrollment last date was from August 25 to September 6.

Due to the current circumstances caused by a coronavirus, KVPY eligibility has also been altered.

The following are the most relevant details about the KVPY 2022 registration and application form:

  • The online application process for KVPY 2022 already began on July 12, 2022.
  • Students in grades 11, 12, and first-year (basic science courses) are eligible to apply for the KVPY.
  • Candidates must apply online at the KVPY IISc website.
  • Candidates must join with valid contact details.

Eligibility Criteria 2022

For Stream SA

  • Candidates in Class XI with a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) in Math and Science courses in Class 10 are eligible.
  • Scholars have chosen to support this stream and enrol in an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S).
  • Should get 60 percent (50 percent for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregate Science marks in the XII standard/(+2) Board Examination.

For Stream SX

  • Students enrolling in XII Standard/Class 12 Science received 75 percent in B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc.
  • The fellowship will be implemented only when the students nominated under this stream enrol in an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S).
  • They should have obtained 60 percent (50 percent for SC/ST/PWD) total marks in Science subjects in the XII standard/(+2) Board Examination in Maths and Science.

For SB Stream

  • Students enrolling in the first year of an undergraduate degree in Basic Sciences who received a minimum of 60% (50 percent for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and Science courses (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII Standard Board Examination.
  • In the first year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.Sc.

2020 Cut-off

Exam Pattern for KVPY 2022

Check out the exam pattern for KVPY 2022

  • Mode: The KYPY aptitude test is a computer-based examination.
  • The exam lasts 3 hours.
  • Exam questions are of the multiple-choice variety.
  • Question paper medium: The exam question paper is available in both English and Hindi.
  • Sections: Each stream has two sections.
  • Scheme of grading: In Part I, wrong answers are deducted -0.25 marks. In Part II, wrong answers are penalized 0.5 marks.


IISc Bangalore does not have a set KVPY syllabus. The KVPY exam is designed to assess candidates' analytical abilities and comprehension rather than their factual knowledge. Students therefore must master all themes in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology from grade 10, 12, and the first year of B.Sc., B.S., B.Stat., B.Math., International M.Sc., or M.S., based on the stream they have selected.

How to start to Prepare for KVPY 2022?

Check out the KVPY 2022 preparatory ideas provided below.

  • Recognize the exam format: Make sure to check the exam pattern ahead of time to prepare for the exam. Check the number of questions and the marking style for each stream.
  • Good books to recommend: As instructed by the toppers, prepare first from NCERT books and then from any other books that clearly describe the ideas.
  • Carry out the cross-study as well: If the candidates are taking the 11th grade, they must also study the topics from the 10th and 12th grades.

How to Register for the KVPY Exam?

  • Visit the KVPY site
  • There you will get the Applications tab now click on the Online Registration Link on the right side (Application login).
  • Read the instructions carefully, review the disclaimer, and then click the login button.
  • Select the registration link on the login screen.
  • Fill in your personal and academic information, as well as your preferred test centre.
  • Upload your photo, signature, and any other certificates you may have.
  • Pay the application cost for the KVPY.

Application cost

The application cost for the KVPY exam is Rs. 1250 for candidates from the General Category/OBC and Rs. 625 for candidates from the SC/ ST/ PWD.

Selection Procedure for KVPY 2022

The selection process is divided into two sections. Examine the KVPY selection procedure outlined below.

Aptitude Exam: The aptitude test that candidates must pass to be considered for the scholarship. Candidates who match the eligibility criteria for the various courses must take the aptitude test, which is held across the country.

KVPY Fellowship 2022 will be given entirely based on an aptitude test and an interview.

KVPY 2022 Result 

The KVPY 2022 result will be available online on the website and IISc Bangalore publishes the All India Rank List, which includes the candidates' All India Rank and is based on their performance in the aptitude exam.

To view their aptitude test results, candidates must log in using their application number and DOB. To ensure their place, qualified candidates must attend another counselling session and pay a fee.