Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2013-14

ELIGIBILITY

 

The KVPY  Fellowships are given only to Indian Nationals to Study in India(OCI  and PIO’s are not eligible).

Students  enrolled in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences, that is, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int.  M.Sc./M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry,  Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology,  Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology,  Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics or  Geophysics.

Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard  (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2013-14 and having secured a  minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE  subjects in the X Standard Board examination. The students under this stream  will be mentored for one year. Their fellowship will be activated when they enrol  in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) after XII  Standard(+2) securing a minimum of 60% (50%for SC/ST/PWD) mark or  equivalent grade.  During the  mentoring period of one year, they will be invited for Regional Science Camp/National  Science Camp and expenses for attending those camps will be met by KVPY.

Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science  subjects) during the academic year 2013–14 and aspiring to join an  undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics  & Biology leading to  B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int.  M.Sc./M.S. for the session 2014–15 provided they have secured a minimum of 80%  (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects  (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination. They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in  aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in  the XII standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Students in their 2nd year of study in  Cambridge International Examination Board and aspiring to join an UG program  (viz. B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.)in Basic Sciences namely  Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in the Academic year 2014-2015 are  eligible to apply provided they have secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD)  marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology)  in the X Standard Board Examination. They must  secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and  SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board  Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate  program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology  leading to   B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int.  M.Sc./M.S. during the academic year 2013–14 and having secured a minimum of 60%  (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects  (Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics)  in the XII Standard Board Examination. In the 1st year final examination of  B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S. they must secure 60%(50% for  SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Empowerment initiative in the KVPY  Fellowship Program:

  1. A certain number of additional fellowships exclusively for the students belonging  to SC/ST community under the various streams as stated above will be  operated.  A special orientation program for the selected SC/ST students  will be organized.
  2. A certain number of fellowships under various streams as stated above  will be operated exclusively for students under the category of Persons With Disability  (Physically and Visually Challenged).

APPLICATIONS

Request  for Application Form

  • Each Stream has its own       application form.
  • Students may apply either by       hard copy or Online (http://www.kvpy.org.in/).
  • For Online application       forms, click here. Those who are unable to       apply online may request for a hard Copy.
  • A hard copy of the       application form can be obtained from KVPY on request on a plain paper       enclosing the paid “Bank Challan/ Pay-in-slip” (available at:       http://www.kvpy.org.in/), clearly indicating the stream SA/SX/SB on the       envelope.
  • APPLICATION FEE:  An application       fee of Rs. 500/- may be remitted at any core banking branch of the STATE       BANK OF INDIA to the credit of “Kishore       Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) A/c. No. 10270577392”
  • The Processing fee is        exempted for the following category of students:
    1. Students belonging to SC/ST        community
    2. Students With Disability (Physically        and Visually Challenged Students)
  • The completed application       form along with the following documents, superscribing on the envelope the       stream applied for, should reach the KVPYoffice on or before 02/09/2013.
    1. Caste certificate issued by        the competent authority in the prescribed proforma in the case of SC/ST        students.
    2. Medical certificate from        the prescribed authority in case of Persons With Disability (physically        and visually challenged students) certifying the percentage of        disability.
    3. Copy of the marks/grade        statement of the previous qualifying examination(s).
    4. The original Pay-in-slip of        Rs. 500/- if applicable.
  •                 KVPY will not be responsible for postal delays  in receiving completed application.
  • IMPORTANT       DATES

    Last date for receipt of the request for application   form.
    1.By post:26th  August 2013
    2.In person at IISc:29th  August 2013
    Last date for closing of Online application:29th  August 2013
    Last date for receipt of the  completed application:                         (both Online/Hard Copy):02nd  September 2013

All correspondence should be addressed to:

The Convener                      

Kishore Vaigyanik  Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)                       Indian Institute of Science                      

Bangalore 560 012.

 

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