KVPY admit card 2017 has been issued online by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for the online aptitude test. IISc will hold the KVPY aptitude test 2017 on November 5 and the students can now use KVPY admit card download link at KVPY official website to know their exam center. The scholarship test will be conducted in two sessions for three Streams.
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) was started in 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to encourage students who are studying Basic Sciences to take up research career in Science. KVPY aptitude test 2017 will be conducted by IISc on the behalf of DST in 54 cities across the Country.
The KVPY aptitude test aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of a student, rather than his/ her factual knowledge. The aptitude test covers the syllabus of Class X/ XII/ 1st year of Bachelor’s degree or Integrated Masters program, depending on the Stream. The test will be conducted both in Hindi and English. The online applications for KVPY 2017 exam were filled from July 16 to August 23, while KVPY admit card 2017 was uploaded on the official website on Sunday.
The students can download KVPY admit card by logging in to their application portal at KVPY website, www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in. The details regarding examination venue, registration/ roll number, and seat number will be available in KVPY admit card. Since Stream SA exam will be conducted in forenoon session from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm, the students are required to report at their respective exam center at 8.30 am.
KVPY test for Stream SB and Stream SX will be conducted in afternoon session from 2 pm to 5 pm. These students should report at their respective exam centers at 1 pm. While the KVPY admit card will remain available for download up to the exam date, the students are advised to download KVPY admit card 2017 as soon as possible to avoid last-minute delay. One should also carefully read the instructions before taking the KVPY aptitude test.
Important Instructions: The students should clearly note that KVPY admit card 2017 is mandatory to be carried to the examination center. The students would also have to carry their valid School or College ID proof or Aadhaar Card or Passport to prove their identity. As per the clear instructions from the authority, the students will not be permitted to carry calculators or any electronic devices inside the examination hall.
Since the aptitude test will be conducted as an online test, virtual calculators will be made available on the computer screen. The students will also be given sheets for rough work during the test.
Selection for KVPY Scholarship: Based on the performance in the aptitude test, shortlisted students will have to appear for an interview. The final merit list will be prepared by giving 75% weightage to the marks in Aptitude test and 25% weightage to the marks in interview. The selected students will be given monthly fellowship of Rs. 5,000 and an annual contingency grant of Rs. 20,000 during 1st to 3rd years of B.Sc./ B.S./ B.Stat./ B.Math./ Integrated M.Sc./ M.S. During M.Sc./ 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc./ M.Sc./ M.Math./ M.Stat., the students will be given monthly fellowship of Rs. 7,000 and an annual contingency grant of Rs. 28,000.
Click here to download KVPY admit card – official website