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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2019

Under Graduation

A scholarship worth INR Up to INR 7,000 per month and contingency grant up to INR 28,000 per annum

What is Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2019?

Indian Institute of Science invites applications for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2019 fellowship. This fellowship is open for under graduation, graduation and post-graduation students who are pursuing studies in the science stream. Selected candidates will get fellowship up to INR 7,000 per month and up to INR 28,000 as annual contingency grant.


Who is offering this scholarship ?

The fellowship is funded and organised by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.


Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Following students can apply for the scholarship:

  • Indian students studying in India.
  • Stream SA: Class 11 studying students having at least 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and Science subjects in class 10 board examination. Or,
  • Stream SX: Class 12 studying student having at least 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths and Science subjects in class 10 board examination. Or,
  • Stream SB: Students studying in 1st-year graduation in Basic Science related course (BSc/BS/BStat/BMath). or, Integrated MSc, MS and have scored at least 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology in class 12 board examination. 


What are the benefits ?

Selected students will get the following benefits:

  • For SA/SX/SB stream, the selected fellow will receive a monthly stipend of INR 5,000 and an annual contingency grant of INR 20,000 during 1st to 3rd years of BSc/ BS/ B.Stat./ B.Math./ MS/ Integrated MS. 
  • Furthermore, a monthly stipend of INR 7,000 and an annual contingency grant of INR 28,000 will be given to the fellows in their 4th to 5th years of MSc/MS/M.Math./M.Stat.


How can you apply ?

The applicant has to follow these steps in order to apply online:

Step 1: Click here to apply online

Step 2: To register, click here

Step 3: Provide personal details such as name, date of birth, the stream of education, phone number and email id, etc.

Step 4: Agree to the terms and conditions and click on register.

Step 5: Username and password will be generated and sent to the registered email id.

Step 6: Login to continue filling the form by providing academic details and scanned copy of photo and signature.

Step 7: Make a payment of application fee by using a Credit Card, ATM-Debit Card or Net Banking.

Note: For General/OBC category the application fee is INR 1,000 and for SC/ST/PWD category the application fee is INR 500. Bank charges extra.


What are the selection criteria ?

Applicants will be selected on the following grounds:

  • Application form selection round.
  • Aptitude test round: An aptitude test will be conducted in Hindi and English language on 3rd November 2019, Sunday.
  • Interview round: Selected candidate will be called for an interview round


What are the important dates ?

  • Application start date: 8th July 2019
  • Application closing date: 20th August 2019
  • Admit card download: Second week of October 2019
  • Exam date: 3rd November 2019



Q. Do the student has to stick on any defined syllabus for the aptitude test? 

A. No, there is no defined syllabus for the test, as it aims to test the understanding and mental ability of the student. However, the question may be asked from the syllabus of class 11, 12 and 1st-year graduation.

Q. Can a student avail the KVPY Fellowship and any other merit scholarship?

A. KVPY does not allow to receive any other scholarship from any other source. If the fellow is already getting financial support, he/she has to relinquish that in order to avail the KVPY Fellowship.

Note: For more such queries, please visit FAQ section.


Terms and Conditions

  • The application can only be sent online
  • Students already receiving any scholarship or grant, are not eligible for this fellowship.


Contact details

The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY),

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore 560012,  

Phone: 08022932975, 08022932976, 23601008, 22933536;




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Up to INR Up to INR 7,000 per month and contingency grant up to INR 28,000 per annum


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