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KVPY 2022 Exam Dates

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a prestigious, national-level scholarship programme run by the Indian Institute of Science. Aspirants who qualify for the KVPY exam, known as the KVPY fellows, will receive a monthly scholarship up to the pre-Ph.D. level. KVPY is aimed at motivating candidates to pursue a research career in basic science.

Latest Updates

  • KVPY has been merged with INSPIRE by the Department of Science and Technology.
  • The KVPY Aptitude Test will no longer be held after 2022.

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KVPY 2021-22 Exam Dates

Every participant of KVPY should keep himself/ herself updated on all the dates related to the Olympiad exam.

Given below are some important dates for registration, the release of the admit card, exam, and results.

KVPY Exam Dates 2021-22
Particulars Important Dates
KVPY Application Form 2021-22 12th July 2021
KVPY Application Deadline 6th September 2021
KVPY Admit Card Download 17th October 2021 (Tentative)
KVPY Exam Date (Aptitude Test) January 9, 2022 (Postponed)
Queries/Comments Regarding the Answer Keys To be announced
KVPY Exam Results (Aptitude Test) To be announced
KVPY Interview Round To be announced
KVPY Results 2021-22 To be announced

KVPY Exam Details

KVPY is one of the most famous Olympiad exams specially designed for science students to identify their talent and encourage them to think beyond their notebooks.

Given below are the highlights for KVPY.

Highlights of KVPY Exam
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Biology
Type of questions Objective (MCQs)
Mode of examination Computer-based test
Exam duration 3 hours
Number of questions
  • 80 Questions (SA Stream)
  • 120 Questions (SB and SX Stream)
Marks
  • 100 (SA Stream)
  • 120 (SB and SX Stream)
Languages English and Hindi
Marking scheme
  • Part 1: 1 mark awarded for each correct answer
  • Part 2: 2 marks awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking
  • Part 1: 0.25 marks deducted for each incorrect answer
  • Part 2: 0.50 marks deducted for each incorrect answer

KVPY Exam Pattern

KVPY is divided into three sections (SA, SB, SX) according to students' classes, out of which SA has a different exam pattern.

The exam pattern as per the stream is given below.

KVPY Exam Pattern of SA

Students from class 11th come under this category. In the SA, Exam is divided into two parts, and students have to attempt all the questions given in the KVPY question paper.

Below is the KVPY exam pattern for stream SA.

KVPY Exam Pattern of SA
Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Physics
  • Part 1 - 15 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 5 questions (2 marks for each)
25
Chemistry
  • Part 1 - 15 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 5 questions (2 marks for each)
25
Mathematics
  • Part 1 - 15 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 5 questions (2 marks for each)
25
Biology
  • Part 1 - 15 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 5 questions (2 marks for each)
25
Total - 100

KVPY Exam Pattern of SX/SB

The question paper of SX and SB is also divided into two parts. In part one, students have to attempt only three sections, and in part 2, they have to attempt only two sections of the question paper.

Below are the KVPY exam pattern for stream SX/SB.

KVPY Exam Pattern of SX/SB
Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Physics
  • Part 1 - 20 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 10 questions (2 marks for each)
40
Chemistry
  • Part 1 - 20 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 10 questions (2 marks for each)
40
Mathematics
  • Part 1 - 20 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 10 questions (2 marks for each)
40
Biology
  • Part 1 - 20 questions (1 mark for each)
  • Part 2 - 10 questions (2 marks for each)
40
Total - 160

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Hello Shikha,

Check out the KVPY Eligibility Criteria and make sure you satisfy all the necessary criteria before applying for the KVPY Exam.

Answer By: Getmyuni

01 Jan 1970

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