The results of KVPY Aptitude Test has been announced today by the Indian Institute of Science. The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test was conducted on November 5 & 19 in 54 cities across the Country and the list of shortlisted students for Interview has been released today. The students can check KVPY result 2017 from the official website kvpy.iisc.ernet.in.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore had initially conducted KVPY online aptitude test on November 5, but as some students faced technical glitches during the exam, IISc decided to conduct a re-exam (for selected students) on November 19. KVPY was conducted for three different streams – Stream SA, SB & SX. IISc had fixed 26th December for the announcement of KVPY result, however, the result has been declared today.
The cut-off marks have also been revealed by IISc for KVPY aptitude test 2017. For Stream SA, the cut off marks are 45 for General & OBC and 35 for rest of the students. For Stream SB, the cut-off marks have come out to be 43 for General & OBC and 33 for others, while for Stream SX, the cut off marks are 53 and 43 in the same order. The maximum marks in KVPY Aptitude Test were 100.
Under Stream SA, total 1,595 students have been shortlisted for the Interviews. This includes 1,470 students from General & OBC category, 119 students from SC, ST category and 6 students from PwD category. For Stream SB, total 180 students have crossed the cut-off marks level, including 169 General-OBC students, 8 SC-ST students, and 3 PwD students. For Stream SX, total 2,200 students have been shortlisted for KVPY interview, which includes 2,116 students from Gen-OBC, 176 from SC-ST and 8 students from PwD category.
KVPY result 2017 has been announced in the form of a list of shortlisted students only and the marks have been announced currently. IISc has clarified that the marks will not be available now. The marks of all the students selected or not selected will be published during April 2018, once the entire selection process is completed.
The interviews of shortlisted students will be conducted from January 15 to February 20. The selected students will be informed about their interview date, time, and venue by email. The students will also be able to check the KVPY interview date from the official website.