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KVPY Registration 2022

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is an online-only exam funded by the Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India). It is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. KVPY form 2021-22 can be filled out online through KVPY's official website. There are certain eligibility criteria that every student must satisfy to fill the KVPY exam form discussed in detail.

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 Registration Process

Students have to fill KVPY form 2021-22 through the KVPY official website. Offline registration is not available for the KVPY Olympiad. Students must fill all the details form very carefully while registering for KVPY as it becomes difficult to change the credentials after the issue of the KVPY admit card.

The table below shows the highlights of KVPY registration.

KVPY Registration Dates
Name of the exam KVPY Olympiad examination
Start of online application 12th July 2021
KVPY registration deadline 6th September 2021
Last date for payment of the application fee (Only for the registered candidate) 9th September 2021
Last date for change of test city 25th September 2021
KVPY 2021-22 exam date 9th January 2022 (Postponed)
KVPY streams
  • SA (11th standard)
  • SX (12th standard)
  • SB (1st-year graduation)

KVPY Eligibility Criteria

The student should go through the eligibility criteria before registering for the KVPY exam. There are three streams under the KVPY olympiad - SA, SX, and SB.

All three of them have different requirements according to the class.

Eligibility Criteria for SA

Students studying in class 11th come under the SA category. The student in the general category must score a minimum of 75%, and students from SC/ST/PWD must score a minimum of 65% marks in their 10th standard to be eligible for the KVPY Olympiad exam.

Note: Scholarship will only be available after completing the 12th standard only if the student is pursuing the B.Sc., B.S., B.Stat., B.Math., Int. M.Sc., or Int. MS courses.

Eligibility Criteria for SX

Students from the 12th standard come under this category. To apply for the KVPY Olympiad exam under this category, students must have scored 75% if they are general and 65% if they come under SC/ST/PWD category.

Note: Scholarship will only be availed if the student is pursuing B.Sc., B.S., B.Stat., B.Math., Int. M.Sc., or Int. MS courses.

Eligibility Criteria for SB

Students who are currently studying in the first year of undergraduate come under this category.

The criteria for the KVPY exam form under SB are given below.

  • The student must be pursuing his/her studies in the subjects of basic science like B.Sc., B.S., B.Stat., B.Math., Int. M.Sc., or Int. MS.
  • Students must have a minimum of 60% marks in the 12th exam if they come under the general category.
  • Students must have a minimum of 50% marks in the 12th exam if they come under the SC/ST/PWD category.

Note: Students will get the scholarship only if they score 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in the 1st year of graduation.

Steps to Fill KVPY Form 2021-22

Students must have fulfilled all the criteria given above to get registered for the KVPY Olympiad exams.

Given below is the registration process for KVPY 2021-22.

  • Students have to go to the applications page of the KVPY official website.
  • Now students will see the notification with instructions, fees, and payment methods.
  • Students have to log in to the portal, which will then be redirected to the registration page.
  • Fill in all the required details such as the student's name, class, stream, date of birth, mobile number, email id, etc.
  • Students have to fill in details along with the captcha and then submit them to create their profile.
  • The students have to log in again to fill in the required details and the examination center preference.
  • Students then have to upload all required documents.
  • A preview of the application form will be shown. Students have to make sure that they have given all the details correctly, as they cannot be changed later.
  • The fee for the KVPY application form 2021-22 must be paid online. Candidates can make the payment via credit card, debit card, or net banking.
  • Once the KVPY form 2021-22 has been remitted, they can check the updated status of the KVPY registration after logging in.
  • The profile will show your submission status as "Under Review." If you have cleared all the eligibility criteria, then your application will be accepted.

KVPY Registration Fees

The KVPY registration fee for all the streams (SA, SX, SB) is the same. But KVPY registration fee varies for different categories of students.

Tabulated below are the KVPY registration fees for different categories.

KVPY Registration Fees
Category Fee (INR)
General and OBC 1250
SC/ ST/ PWD 625

Documents Required for KVPY Registration

Students have to provide their personal and academic details to get registered for the KVPY exam.

A list of all the credentials required to fill the KVPY form 2021-22 is given below.

  • Valid email id and mobile number
  • Scanned photograph, signature, and caste certificate in a JPEG format
  • Photograph (less than 500 KB) and signature (less than 200 KB)
  • Educational qualification details
  • Credit card, debit card, or net banking details

Instructions in KVPY Application Form 2021-22

Students are instructed to check the following instructions before starting their KVPY application process 2021-22.

Some of the instructions in the KVPY online form are listed below.

  • Candidates are suggested to check the eligibility criteria and other important instructions before filling up the KVPY application form 2021-22.
  • Students ought to keep the required documents before continuing to fill the KVPY application form 2021-22.
  • If incomplete applications or a student is found to be ineligible at any stage, their effort will be canceled right away.
  • The application fee for KVPY is non-refundable. No cash is going to come back to students just in case their KVPY 2021-22 form is rejected.
  • Before submitting the KVPY application form 2021-22, candidates ought to fastidiously verify the info. Once submitted, no changes within the form are going to be amused.

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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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