KVPY 2024 Application Form, [Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana]

KVPY 2024: Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date, Exam Pattern

KVPYThe Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore will organize an exam called KVPY 2024. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national-level scholarship program up to the Pre-Ph.D level. On the basis of aptitude tests and interviews conducted by the IISc, the selection of the candidates will be done. All the important information about KVPY 2024 such as Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card and Result, etc are given in the article below.

KVPY 2024: Important Dates

Release of the application form 3rd week of July 2024
The application form will be closed on 4th week of August 2024
Admit card will be available from 3rd week of October 2024
Examination date 1st week of November 2024
Answer key will be released on 4th week of November 2024
Declaration of Result 3rd week of December 2024
Interview Date 3rd week of January 2024

KVPY 2024 Application Form

The application process will begin in the third week of July 2024. Candidates will be required to register for KVPY 2024. Candidates will be required to fill in their personal and academic details, choose the exam center, and upload the scanned images and the required documents. Only after the payment of the requisite application fee, the application form will be completed. Candidates can fill out and submit the application form till the fourth week of August 2024. Candidates should take a print copy of the application for further reference.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be Indian national citizens.

For Stream SA:

  • Candidates passed the 10th class with Science and Mathematics subject with 75% marks (65% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) can apply.
  • Those appearing in the 11th class can also apply.

For Stream SX:

  • Candidates must be passed 10th class with mathematics and science (PCB) subjects and secured 75% marks (65% for reserved category candidates).
  • Candidates appearing in 10+2 exam with science stream from a recognized board with a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in mathematics and science subjects (PCB) can also apply.

For Stream SB:

  • Candidates should have passed 12th class with 60% marks in Mathematics and Physics/Chemistry/Biology (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates).
  • Appearing in the 1st year of UG program in Basic Sciences such as Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./ Int. M.S. with 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship.

Application Fee

  • The application fee will be Rs. 1000 for general candidates.
  • The application fee will be Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PWD category candidates.
  • The registration fee can be deposited through two modes.
  • Candidate can use online mode such as credit card/debit card/ internet banking to pay the fee.
  • Candidate can also use offline mode through e-Challan to pay the application fee.

Selection Process

  • First, the candidates will be selected on the basis of the written test.
  • Then they will have to appear for the Interview round.
  • The authority will release the interview call letter for each selected candidate.
  • After that, the final shortlisted candidate’s list will be uploaded on the website.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be conducted through online mode only in both English and Hindi languages.
  • 3 hours will be provided to complete the exam.
  • Multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • The complete exam will be of 100 marks.
  • All questions are compulsory to attempt in Stream SA.
  • There is an option to attempt any three sections in PART I & any two sections in PART II in Stream SB/SX.
Subjects Questions in Part I Questions in Part II Total Marks
Stream A
Mathematics 15 5 25
Physics 15 5 25
Chemistry 15 5 25
Biology 15 5 25
Stream SB/SX
Mathematics 20 10 40
Physics 20 10 40
Chemistry 20 10 40
Biology 20 10 40

Admit Card

  • The admit card will be declared in the third week of October 2024.
  • The only online mode will be made available to download the admit card.
  • It can be downloaded by entering the application number.

Exam Center

The exam will take place in the following places:

  •  Agartala
  •  Agra
  •  Ahmedabad
  •  Allahabad
  •  Ambala
  •  Aurangabad
  •  Belagavi
  •  Bengaluru
  •  Bhopal
  •  Bhubaneshwar
  •  Calicut
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  •  Delhi
  • Durgapur
  •  Eranakulam
  • Faridabad
  • Ghaziabad
  • Guwahati
  • Hubli
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Jalandhar
  •  Jammu
  • Jamshedpur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kanpur
  •  Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mangaluru
  • Mohali
  • Mumbai
  • Mysuru
  • Nagpur
  • Noida
  • Pallakad
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Rajkot
  • Ranchi
  • Rourkela
  • Salem
  •  Siliguri
  • Thrissur
  • Trivandrum
  • Vadodara
  • Varanasi
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam

Answer Key

  • The authority will also release the answer key.
  • Candidates can get an idea about the marks they will be going to score in the entrance exam, with the help of an answer key.
  • Candidates can check the answer key as per the stream under which they have given the exam.


  • The result will be declared in the third week of December 2024 separately for each stream (SA, SX, and SB).
  • The result will include the names of the candidates who will be selected for the interview round.

KVPY 2024 Cut Off

  • The cut off will be released for each stream.
  • After the completion of the written test, the authority will also publish the cut off marks.
  • In order to be eligible for the selection procedure, candidates have to reach the prescribed cut off marks.
  • The qualifying cut off marks will be provided out of 100.
Stream General SC/ST PwD
SA 45/100 35/100 35/100
SB 43/100 33/100 33/100
SX 53/100 43/100 43/100


  • The aptitude test is designed to test the understanding and analytical ability of the candidate than his/her factual knowledge.
  • There will be no prescribed syllabus for the aptitude test provided by the authority.
  • Candidates can study the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Int. M.Sc./ M.S. as per the selected stream.

KVPY 2024: Important Points

  • The application form can be obtained after the publication of the advt.
  • There is no need to send the hard copy of the application form.
  • There is no undergraduate program under the Distance Education scheme/correspondence course in any university.
  • Candidates who forgot their application number can get it by downloading their registered KVPY application form after login with their registered mail ID and Date of Birth.
  • The exam will be conducted in the forenoon for stream SA and in the afternoon for SX and SB stream.
  • Candidates have to bring the valid School/College ID or Aadhar Card or Passport with a clear photograph.
  • The result will be declared separately for each stream (SA, SX, and SB) in the third week of December 2024.

8 thoughts on “KVPY 2024 Application Form, [Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana]”

  1. Hello… Sir Very helpfull information but I want to know Is due to the covid 19 pendamic like other exams, KVPY exam can be postphoned please tell us…
    Thank you

  2. Hello sir/ ma’am
    I’m Gautam Kumar. I want to know that, I had completed my 12th by Art side . There were some issues with me so I chose the Art side but now I want to study more so that I can help my country by choosing KVPY. can I appear in this program basis of 10th


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