The "Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana" (KVPY)

It is a national level competitive exam in Basic Sciences and conducted by the Department of Science and Technology for students of classes XI and XII. The selected students become eligible for admission to the five-year integrated MS program at the Indian Institute for Science Education and Research. The objective of the program is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research.

Conducted Body (funded by): the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to encourage students to take up research careers in Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented and motivated students to pursue career in research. It is a national level exam.

  • Implemented by: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

               Important Dates

  • Release of Notification : July - August

  • Closing of Online Application : August

  • KVPY Aptitude Test : First Sunday Of November

  • Result of Aptitude Test : December

  • KVPY Interview : January & February

  • Final Result Declaration : April

                            Eligibility Criteria

For Stream SA: Students studying in Class XI in Science subjects and having secured minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science in the Class X board examination.

  • For Stream SX: Students studying in Class XII / (+2) in Science subjects and having secured minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science in the Class X board exam and a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science in the Class XII board examination.

Our Course Schedule

KVPY Schedule for Class 11th

Starts On 10th Sept. Each subject of 22 Hrs.

PHYSICS 

  • Kinematics in 1 and 2 Dimensions 

  • Newton's Laws & Work, power energy 

  • Rotational Motion & Gravitation 

  • Mechanics of Solids, Fluids & Floatation

  • Current Electricity & Heating & Magnetic effects of Current 

  • Optics, Waves & Oscillations

 

CHEMISTRY

  • Mole concept, laws of chemical combination & Stoichiometry

  • Redox reactions, Balancing of Chemical equations

  • Atomic Structure & Chemical Bonding

  • States of Matter (Gases) & Thermodynamics

  • Chemical & Ionic Equilibrium

  • Basics of Organic Chemistry & Hydrocarbons

 

MATHEMATICS

  • Number-system

  • Polynomials, equations & inequations

  • Trigonometry, Coordinate geometry & locus problems

  • Basics of Calculus 

 

BIOLOGY

  • Diversity in the living world

  • Structural organisation in Plants & Animals

  • Cell - Structure & Function

  • Plant Physiology

  • Human Physiology

  • Ecology & Environment

KVPY Schedule for Class 12th

Starts On 10th Sept. Each subject of 22 Hrs.

PHYSICS 

  • Kinematics & dynamics of Motion 

  • Rotational Motion 

  • Mechanics of Solids & Fluids, Oscillations & waves 

  • Electrostatics & Magentism 

  • Current Electricity & Electromagnetic

  • Induction Optics & Modern Physics

 

CHEMISTRY

  • Mole concept, Stoichiometry & States of Matter 

  • Atomic Structure & Chemical Bonding

  • Thermodynamics & Equilibrium 

  • Basics of Organic Chemistry 

  • Physical & Chemical properties of Organic Compounds 

  • Physical & Chemical properties of S, P, & D Block Elements 

  • Coordination Chemistry

MATHEMATICS

  • Complete Algebra including Complex Numbers, Equations, inequations, sequences & series 

  • Matrices & determinants, Permuations, combinations & Advanced Probability

  • Complete Calculus including limits, continuity, differentiation & integration

  • Vectors & Coordinate Geometry - 2D & 3D

BIOLOGY

  • Diversity in the living world 

  • Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants Cell

  • Structure and Function Ecology &

  • Environment Plant, Animal & Human

  • Physiology & Reproduction 

  • Genetics & Evolution

  • Human Welfare & Biotechnology