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KVPY applications started, Exam on 5 Nov 2017

Published on : 17-Jul-2017 Powered by

Note : This is for students who are in Class XI / XII /Undergrad 1st Year in the academic year 2017-18

About KPVY

KVPY "Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana" is an ongoing National Programme of Fellowships, funded by the Dept of Science of Technology, Govt of India and implemented by the India Institute of Science, Bengaluru. KVPY was started in 1999 to encourage students who are studying Basic Sciences to take up research career in Science. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented and motivated students to pursue career in research.

Courses eligible for grant of Fellowships : Under the KVPY programme, attractive fellowships are provided to students studying in Basic Sciences courses like BSC, BS, B.Stat, B.Math, Integrated MSc, Integrated MS.

Fellowship amounts

Rs.5,000 per month + 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.

Rs.7,000 per month + Annual Contingency Grant of Rs.28,000 during  M. Sc. / 4th to 5th  years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat

IMP : Please note that KVPY is one the 3 channels for admission into the 7 prestigious Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati. For admission in IISERs, KVPY fellowship winners are exempt from appearing in IISER’s Aptitude Test (ofcourse a cutoff KVPY score is applicable).

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