KVPY 2017: Application Form, Admit Card, Dates, Pattern & Syllabus

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KVPY 2017 (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) is a scholarship examination controlled and maintained by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for the candidates seeking their career in the Researching Field in India.

Every year Department of Science and Technology conducts the KVPY examination for providing candidates to take admissions in basic science courses and scientific research courses of the country India.

KVPY 2017 Examination Important Dates:

EventDates
Release of KVPY 2017 NotificationJuly 16, 2017
KVPY 2017 application form submission (last date)August 23, 2017
KVPY 2017 application form correctionLast week of August 2017
KVPY 2017 admit card/hall ticketThe first week of October 2017
KVPY 2017 examNovember 5, 2017
KVPY 2017 results announcementFirst week of December 2017
KVPY 2017 counsellingLast week of December 2017

KVPY Exam Pattern (Part-1):

Courses offeredBasic Science & Scientific Research
Question paper type
  • Objective (includes 60 questions with four choices each for Stream SA)
  • Objective (includes 80 questions with four choices each for Stream SB/SX)
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology
LanguagesEnglish
Mode of examOnline (Computer-based Exam)
Duration3 hours (For both Part-1 and Part-2)
Marking scheme1 marks (for each correct answer) & 0.25 negative mark (for each incorrect answer)

KVPY Exam Pattern (Part-2):

Courses offeredBasic Science & Scientific Research
Question paper type
  • Objective (includes 20 questions with four choices each for Stream SA)
  • Objective (includes 40 questions with four choices each for Stream SB/SX)
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology
LanguagesEnglish
Mode of examOnline (Computer-based Exam)
Duration3 hours (For both Part-1 and Part-2)
Marking scheme2 marks (for each correct answer) & 0.50 negative mark (for each incorrect answer)

KVPY 2017 Subject Wise Exam Pattern (Stream SA):

SubjectNo. of questionsMarks
Physics2025
Chemistry2025
Mathematics2025
Biology2025
Total80100

KVPY 2017 Subject Wise Exam Pattern (Stream SB/SX):

SubjectNo. of questionsMarks
Physics3040
Chemistry3040
Mathematics3040
Biology3040
Total120160

KVPY 2017 Subject Wise Syllabus (Stream SA):

Physics

Chapters
  • Magnetic Effects of Current
  • Sources of Energy
  • Reflection
  • Refraction
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Applications in Daily Life
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work
  • Energy and Power
  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Gravitation
  • Thermodynamics

Chemistry

Chapters
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Carbon Compounds, Acids
  • Bases and Salts
  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • The States of Matter
  • Gases and Liquids
  • Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties
  • Environmental Chemistry

Biology

Chapters
  • Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants
  • Heredity and Evolution
  • Reproduction
  • Life Processes
  • Our environment
  • Plant Physiology
  • Diversity of Living Organisms
  • Cell: Structure and Function
  • Human Physiology

Mathematics

Chapters
  • Real Number
  • Polynomials
  • Geometry
  • Introduction to Trigonometry
  • Statistics
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Probability
  • Surface Areas & Volumes
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometric Functions.

KVPY 2017 Subject Wise Syllabus (Stream SX):

Physics

Chapters
  • Reflection of Light
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Sources of Energy
  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Gravitation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Refraction
  • Current Electricity
  • Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current
  • Magnetic Effects of Current.

Chemistry

Chapters
  • Surface Chemistry
  • The States of Matter
  • Gases and Liquids
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Carbon compounds
  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Isolation of Elements
  • Periodic Classification of Elements

Biology

Chapters
  • Cell: Structure and Function
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Life processes
  • Plant Physiology
  • Diversity of Living Organisms
  • Reproduction
  • Human Physiology
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants
  • Ecology and Environment

Mathematics

Chapters
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Real Number
  • Polynomials
  • Introduction to Trigonometry
  • Surface Areas & Volumes
  • Statistics
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Probability
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Geometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Vectors and 3-D Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Relations and Functions

KVPY 2017 Subject Wise Syllabus (Stream SB):

Physics

Chapters
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Sources of Energy
  • Refraction
  • Applications in Daily Life
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Magnetic Effects of Current
  • Work, Energy and Power,
  • Gravitation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Reflection
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current
  • Waves & Optics
  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Electrostatics
  • Thermal Physics

Chemistry

Chapters
  • Thermodynamics, Chemical Reactions
  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Carbon compounds
  • Acids, Bases and Salts
  • The States of Matter
  • Gases and Liquids
  • Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Isolation of Elements
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Chemistry of Noble Gases
  • Structure & Bonding
  • Alkenes
  • Cycloalkenes
  • Dienes and Alkynes

Biology

Chapters
  • Life Processes, Human Physiology
  • Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Our Environment
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Plant Physiology
  • Reproduction
  • The diversity of Living Organisms
  • Cell: Structure and Function
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetics

Mathematics

Chapters
  • Statistics
  • Surface Areas & Volumes
  • Vectors and 3-D Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Real Number
  • Polynomials
  • Geometry
  • Introduction to Trigonometry
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Probability, Coordinate Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Linear Programming
  • Relations and Functions
  • Analytical Geometry in Two Dimensions
  • Vector Algebra
  • Evaluation of Integrals

KVPY 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for KVPY 2017 is as follows:

NationalityIndian
Mandatory documentsAadhaar Card, Class 12th Mark sheet & Certificate, Class 10th Mark sheet & Certificate
Age limitNot applicable
Attempts allowedNot applicable
Qualification
  • For Stream SA, Candidates have to complete their 10th class with Science & Mathematics subjects.
  • For Stream SX, Candidates have to pass 10th class in Mathematics & Science subjects. Candidates also have to qualify the 10+2 examination with Science subjects.
  • For Stream SB, Candidates have to complete their 10+2 examination in Science Subjects. Candidates also have to pass their 1styear final examination.
Percentage 
  • 80% in class 10th (for SA)
  • 80% in class 10th and 60% in class 12th (for SX)
  • 60% in both 10+2 and 1st-year final exam (for SB)

KVPY 2017 Application Form:

KVPY 2017 Application Form will be available from 16th July 2017. The last date to submit the application will 23rd August 2017. Candidates can print the receipt of the application form after the filling the form. The application form can be filled by online mode only.

Here are the steps you need to follow:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of KVPY 2017, http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/applications.htm
  • Step 2: Fill down the complete and correct details in the form. That are your name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, nationality, state, gender, communication address, email address, and mobile number.
  • Step 3: After the final submission, note down your registration number.
  • Step 4: In the next screen upload your passport size photograph and signature.
  • Step 4: Make payment for application form fee and print the confirmation page.

KVPY 2017 Application Fee:

CategoryFees
GeneralRs.1000/-
OBC (Both Creamy and Non-creamy Layers)
Rs.1000/-
Scheduled Caste (SC)Rs.500/-
Scheduled Tribe (ST)Rs.500/-
PWDRs.500/-

KVPY 2017 Admit Cards/ Hall ticket:

All the candidates who have registered for KVPY 2017 examination need to download the admit card to appear in the main examination. Admit cards for KVPY 2017 exam will be available from the first week of month October 2017, at the official website.

Here are the steps you need to follow to download your KVPY 2017 admit card:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and go to the candidate’s login window.
  • Step 2: Enter your login registration number, password and captcha code correctly.
  • Step 3: Go to the “admit card” tab and click on the link.
  • Step 4: Take a print out of your admit card for reference in future.

KVPY 2017 Counseling:

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has decided to complete the KVPY 2017 counseling in three rounds. The first round of counseling will take place on December last. The procedure of KVPY 2017 first round counseling registration is mentioned below:

  • Online Registration: Visit the official website and go to the section Counselling. Then register and get a unique User ID and Password on your registered mobile phone for the next step.
  • Choice Filling & Locking: Now choose the agriculture college as per your choice and list them. After the final edit lock all your choices.
  • Counseling Result Declaration: All the candidates will receive their result of their allotted course and college through their registered SMS and Email after counseling ends.
  • Reporting to Allotted College: After the counseling ends, all the candidates need to visit their allotted colleges and need to pay the fee to take admissions. In case, any candidate fails to report the college, then the seat will be given to the next candidate.

Documents Required in Counseling Process:

  • 1. 10th/12th Mark sheets and Passing Certificates
  • 2. KVPY 2017 Admit Card
  • 3. AADHAR Card
  • 4. Transfer Certificate
  • 5. KVPY Exam Score Card
  • 6. Caste Certificate
  • 7. Character Certificate
  • 8. Domicile Certificate

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