KVPY Cut Off Marks 2021: Previous Years (2020, 2019) Cut Off

Result Date

Nov 9, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Science


The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, i.e. KVPY, is organized to encourage young aspirants to pursue a career in basic sciences. The IISc Bangalore is the conducting body of the KVPY exam. Students who qualify the KVPY exam are awarded a scholarship to study basic science courses at university/college level.

KVPY 2021 Cut Off Highlights

The exam authorities release the KVPY Cut Off after the conclusion of the exam. The KVPY Cut Off is generally available on the official website along with the result of the KVPY exam. KVPY exam is conducted in two phases; the written test which is followed by an Interview. The written exam hold 75% weightage and the interview accounts for 25% weightage.

Note: The interview will not be conducted for the KVPY 2021 Exam. The KVPY Cut Off will be published after the written aptitude test is over. 

Determinants of the KVPY 2021 Cut Off

The KVPY Cut Off changes yearly. The KVPY Cut Off for this year will be different from the KVPY Cut Off 2019 or KVPY Cut Off 2018 as many factors are influencing the KVPY Cut off. The factors determining the KVPY Cut Off are given below.

  • Number of students who appeared for the exam
  • Number of students who qualify the exam
  • The difficulty level of the question paper
  • Number of scholarships available
  • Highest and lowest marks scored by a candidate
  • Previous year cut off

How to check the KVPY Cut Off 2021?

The steps to check the KVPY Cut Off 2021 are given below.

  • Go to the official website of the KVPY exam.
  • On the website, click and find the "KVPY Result" link.
  • Click on the PDF for different categories. 
  • The category-wise KVPY Cut Off marks for each test, i.e. SA, SB, and SX, will be displayed.
  • Candidates can view and download the PDF consisting "KVPY Cut Off" marks.
  • Candidates can also take a print of the KVPY Cut Off for future references.

We have listed below expected KVPY Cut Off and KVPY Cut Offs of previous years for reference purposes. Appearing candidates can refer to the tables given below and prepare accordingly for the KVPY exam. 

Expected KVPY Cut Off 2021 

The table below shows the expected KVPY Cut Off 2021 for all the streams of the KVPY exam.

Category-wise Expected KVPY Cut Off 2021 
Category SA SB SX
General 60 58 67
OBC 60 58 67
SC/ST 50 44 50
PWD 50 44 50

Note: Candidates must remember that the above cut off for 2021 is the expected cut off that is estimated using previous year cut off. The exact cut off will be updated, once it is released officially.

KVPY Cut Off 2019

The KVPY Cut Off 2019 for aptitude test and the final KVPY Cut Off 2019 are given below.

KVPY Cut Off 2019 Aptitude Test

The category-wise KVPY Cut Off 2019 of the aptitude test for each stream in the KVPY exam is given below.

Category-wise KVPY Cut Off 2019
Category SA SB SX
General 44 49 59
OBC 44 49 59
SC/ST 32 33 43
PWD 32 33 43

Final KVPY Cut Off 2019

The table below shows the category-wise final KVPY Cut Off 2019 for every stream.

Final KVPY Cutoff Score
Stream Cutoff Score
SA 53%
SX 55%
SB 50%

KVPY Cut Off 2018

The category-wise KVPY Cut Off 2018 for each stream is tabulated below.

Category-wise KVPY Cut Off 2018
Category SA SB SX
General 45 43 53
OBC 44 49 59
SC/ST 35 33 43
PWD 35 33 43

KVPY Cut Off 2017

The KVPY Cut Off 2017 for each category is given in the table below according to the stream.

Category-wise KVPY Cut Off 2017
Category SA SB SX
General 45 43 53
OBC 45 43 53
SC/ST 35 33 43
PWD 35 33 43

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