IISc declares Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) aptitude test. Check Here Details of students short-listed for KVPY Interviews 2018 The interview will be held from January 15 to February 20, 2018. KVPY 2018 List of Shortlisted Aspirants (Result) for the examinations held on 5th & 19th November for interview round has been declared on December 22, 2018.

The following students are shortlisted for KVPY 2018

The cut off marks for various streams are as under:

  • Stream SA - 45 marks out of 100
    SA - SC/ST - 35 marks out of 100
    SA - PwD (Person with disability) – 35 marks out of 100

  • Stream SB - 43 marks out of 100
    SB - SC/ST -33 marks out of 100
    SB - PwD (Person with disability) – 33 marks out of 100

  • Stream SX - 53 marks out of 100
    SX - SC/ST - 43 marks out of 100
    SX - PwD (Person with disability) – 43 marks out of 100

Based on aspirant’s score in aptitude test and interview, final KVPY Merit list will be prepared. For merit list calculation, 75% weight will be offered to the aptitude test and 25% weight to interview. KVPY scholarship amount is INR 80000 for undergraduate level and Rs. 1.2 lakhs for the postgraduate level.

Aspirants who will complete interview will be qualified for the KVPY scholarship amount. The merit lists are announced separately for each category but the criteria to prepare the list is same. KVPY selection procedure requires the aspirant to go via both the aptitude test and interview.

KVPY Result 2018 Important Dates

Result for KVPY as well as the KVPY Cut off is announced by the IISc, Bangalore. The other important dates concerned to the KVPY Result and Selection Procedure: Aptitude test result of KVPY will be released in the third week of December 2018 (tentatively).

KVPY aptitude test is scheduled onFirst week of November, 2018
KVPY response key will be announced onMid of November, 2018
KVPY 2018 ResultThird week of December, 2018
KVPY Interview will be organized fromMid of January 2018 onwards

KVPY 2018 How to Check Result?

The KVPY Result can be checked once the notification is announced for the KVPY result on the official website. The steps to check the KVPY 2018 result is as follows:

  1. Open the web browser and type the link for the official website i.e. www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in
  2. Then click on the Result Tab on the page that appears on the screen
  3. Click on the link “KVPY 2018 - Results of Aptitude test and Interview”
  4. Click on the link for PDF of KVPY result for the applied course.
  5. Search your roll number in the given pdf.

Important Points Concerned to KVPY 2018 Result

The KVPY Result will be declared once all the response sheets have been evaluated. Aspirants can check their KVPY Result online on the KVPY website www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in or on the IISc (Indian Institute of Science) official website. The important highlights of KVPY 2018 result are as follows:

  1. The KVPY result is released in two phases.
  2. The fellowship will start from August 01, 2018 once the KVPY result is released.
  3. KVPY Cut off 2018 is various for each stream.
  4. Aspirants are shortlisted on the basis of the performance in the KVPY aptitude test.
  5. The combined performance in the interview and the KVPY scholarship test is evaluated.
  6. The KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) aptitude test weight is 75% and the interview is given a weight of 25% at the time of final evaluation.
  7. The KVPY 2018 result will come in a PDF pattern. The aspirant can check his/her name on the list.
  8. Once the KVPY result is declared the aspirants who have their names in KVPY Merit List 2018 will get the scholarship mostly.
  9. The KVPY Result is published streamwise.
  10. Aspirants can request for re-evaluation of the KVPY response sheet once the result is declared.

KVPY 2018 Response Key

The KVPY response key is expected to be announced in mid of November 2018. Aspirants, if remember the options marked can check their options and create a probable mark sheet for themselves. The response key is final and cannot be changed under any circumstances.

The response key will be announced separately for each of the question paper. Aspirants can check the KVPY Cut off that follows to check the scholarship they are applicable to get. Aspirants can also predict their KVPY Result before the declaration of the KVPY Result officially.

KVPY Question Paper

KVPY PapersQuestion PapersResponse Keys
KVPY - SADownloadDownload
KVPY - SB/SXDownloadDownload

KVPY  2018 Selection Procedure

KVPY Selection procedure is a two-step procedure. The stage 1 of KVPY is mandatory for all the participants. Stage 2 is the KVPY interview procedure. Aspirants who have completed the stage 1 appear for the stage 2. Aspirants have to appear for the step 1 called the KVPY aptitude test.

Aspirants who are in class 11 will be getting selected for the scholarship program for graduation programs like B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc./M.S in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Aspirants who are studying graduations will be getting selected for the postgraduate programs.

The combined performance of the aspirant is considered before giving him/her KVPY scholarship. The KVPY exam is organized each year by IISc (Indian Institute of Science). Aspirants will be getting the roll number and call for the stage 1 of the KVPY selection procedure only if they complete the at least KVPY Eligibility.

Aptitude Test

The Aptitude Test is carried out in two Parts namely Part I and Part II with four sections in each part. Thus, aspirants must prepare their strong subjects correctly and efficiently as per the topics in KVPY Syllabus Aspirants can attempt any three sections of Part 1 and any two sections of Part 2.

  • KVPY aptitude test forms the stage 1 of the KVPY scholarship program.
  • The stage 1 is common for all the participants.
  • KVPY Aptitude test is designed to filter the aspirants for the stage 2.
  • The aptitude test is organized in the pen-paper pattern.
  • KVPY aptitude test contains questions from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.


The interview procedure of KVPY is very important. The knowledge in the field of science is tested to check if the participant is actually capable and deserves the scholarship. The interview forms the stage 2 of the selection procedure. The combined performance of the KVPY test and interview will form the basis of the scholarship grant. The KVPY interview procedure is organized to test the knowledge of the aspirant in the field of research.

The KVPY scholarship is one of the esteemed scholarship programs that give the aspirant a scholarship of Rs.80000 for the graduation program and Rs. 1.2 Lakh scholarship discount for the postgraduate program. The aspirant must bring the following documents on the day of the KVPY interview procedure:

  1. KVPY application form: The copy if the filled online KVPY Application form. The clearly filled KVPY application form can be downloaded from the official web link using the ID and password.
  2. KVPY hall ticket: The original hall ticket along with the copy of the same.
  3. Original marks list: Aspirants have to bring all the marks sheets of class 10 and class 12 in original along with the photocopy. This is the need for the purpose of verification.
  4. Cast certificate: The cast certificate is needed to be produced in original and must be valid. The OBC certificate must not be older than 6 months.
  5. Medical certificate: The medical certificate is needed to be produced by the aspirant who indicates the physical and visual fitness. Aspirants who have any issue with the physical and visual fitness must get the certificate indicating the degree of disturbance.
  6. A self-appraisal form: Aspirant must write the good qualities which must be considered to award him with the scholarship.
  7. Study center form: A form obtained from the last school indicating the completion of schooling and that must be signed by the head of the school/ Principal.
  8. Teacher’s Recommendation form: The form must be downloaded from the official website.

KVPY 2018 Result Analysis

KVPY Result Analysis helps to understand the absorption of aspirants in the KVPY scholarship program under various streams. The KVPY result analysis for the year 2015 and year 2014 are as follows:

In the year 2015, a total of 97467 students took the KVPY exam and only 3281 students could make it up to KVPY interview round. Out of these aspirants shortlisted for stage 2, 77% students (2531) were selected for KVPY fellowship program. This amounts to 3.4% of the total students who appeared for the exam.

In 2014, a total of 1169 general category aspirants were shortlisted for the interview post declaration of KVPY result for Aptitude Test while for SC/ST category aspirants 110 aspirants were selected. The final selection post interview comprised 667 aspirants from general category while 110 SC/ST aspirants and 4 PwD aspirants were finally selected.

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