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(KVPY) Kishore Vigyanik Protsahan Yojana scholarship is a great morale booster for the scholarly students

Kishore Vigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

Government of India, Department of Science & Technology sponsors a research fellowship program for the young and talented research scholars for pursuing research career.

The website for applying for the scholarship

http://www.kvpy.org.in/

Criteria to be eligible

There are 4 main factors to be eligible for this scholarship program

i)                    Interest

ii)                  Academic performance

iii)                Demonstrated skills

iv)                 Excellence

Streams under the scheme

There are 3 different streams from which candidates are selected for this research scholarship.

a)       SA Stream: - Students, who are pursuing their XII level of schooling with Science subject are eligible for the scholarship.

  • Candidates must secured 80% of marks in total in Science and Maths in their X th standard examination, however 10 % exemption is allowed for the ST and SC candidates.
  • Candidates, who are appearing for the board exams, have to convert their letter grade by appropriating their percentage for filling up the application.

i)                    SA Stream (Mentoring Scheme): With the same eligibility criteria, there are no separate eligibility criteria for this mentoring scheme. In this stream, KVPY prepares a separate merit list for mentoring from the applicants, who are undergoing any of these M.Sc., MS., B.Sc. and Int. The meritorious students are selected from this list for scholarship. The selected candidates are asked to participate in Vijyoshi program or in summer program. The participating students’ expenses will be met by the KVPY.

b)       SX Stream: - Those students who are either in the XII th standard or are undergoing any of these M.Sc., MS., B.Sc. and Int in Basic Science courses are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Candidates must secured 80% of marks in total in Science and Maths in their X th standard examination, however 10 % exemption is allowed for the ST and SC candidates.

 

c)       SB Stream: - Those students who are either in the XII Th standard or are undergoing any of these M.Sc., MS., B.Sc. and Int in under graduate courses are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Candidates must secured 80% of marks in total in Science and Maths in their XII th standard examination, however 10 % exemption is allowed for the ST and SC candidates.

Fellowship Award:-

The students of the Stream SA, are entitled for Rs. 4000 of monthly stipend, in addition to Rs 16,000 for meeting the annual contingencies.

The students of the Stream SX & SB, are entitled for Rs. 5000 of monthly stipend during the 1st and until the 3rd year, in addition to Rs 20,000 for meeting the annual contingencies.

Procedure of selection:-

Selection procedure has different stages. They are as below:-

No 1) Board Exam’s Academic performance.

No 2) Written aptitude test (if successful then)

No 3) Interview (if successful then)

No 4) Basing on the steps 1 to 3, the best candidates are selected for the scholarship program.

Important note for all enthusiasts for the scholarship:-

A)       Each stream has the separate application form.

B)       Application can be made either through online or through off line (by postal system & through hard copy).

 

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