Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is a national level fellowship program. It is conducted to provide scholarship up to the pre-Ph.D level to the selected candidates. The aim of this programme is to encourage young students to take up research in the field of basic science. Furthermore, the KVPY selection is based on the aptitude test and KVPY interview managed by the IISc. Also, the Advertisement for KVPY appears in all the National Dailies on Technology Day (May 11) and the second Sunday of July every year.

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Know More About KVPY 2019

The exam (in the form of an aptitude test) for the KVPY 2019 fellowship programme will be conducted in the month of November 2019. The interview for the same will be held in between January to February 2020. Subsequently, the KVPY Answer keys of the same will be released on the official website within 15-20 days of aptitude test. Also, the results of KVPY 2019 will be announced tentatively in the month of December 2019.

Therefore, all candidates who qualify the examination and are shortlisted based on their performance in the exam will be called for the selection procedure commonly known as the interview round. Also, the list of interview centres and the respective dates will be announced on the official website.

However, the performance of the candidates will be the sole basis for selection. During the KVPY interview, the candidate’s knowledge of science and research will be cross-checked. After the interview of KVPY has been conducted, the final list of selected candidates will be released by the Indian Institute of Science on the official website.

Henceforth, the eligible candidates will be able to download the Interview call letter. The information for the interview like timings, venue, and date will be sent to the candidate through the mail on his/her registered email id. Moreover, the shortlisted candidates will be required to take a print of the interview call letter that has to be mandatorily carried to the interview venue.

KVPY Important Dates 2019

The release of online KVPY application form20198th July 2019
Last date to fill the form20th August 2019
Last date for Fee submission25th August 2019
Availability of Admit cardReleased
Exam date3rd November 2019 (Announced)
Answer key 20194th week of November 2019
Announcement of Result3rd week of December 2019
Interview Round3rd week of January 2020

Check – KVPY Cut Off

KVPY Interview Centres 2019

The candidates can check the KVPY Interview centres from below.

Sr. NoInterview CenterVenue (Tentative)Date (Tentative)
1AhmedabadIIT GandhinagarJanuary/February 2019
2AllahabadHRI AllahabadJanuary/February 2019
3BengaluruKVPY, IIScJanuary/February 2019
4BhopalIISER, BhopalJanuary/February 2019
5BhubaneswarNISER, BhubaneswarJanuary/February 2019
6ChennaiAnna UniversityJanuary/February 2019
7CoimbatoreBharathiar UniversityJanuary/February 2019
8Delhi (1)IIT DelhiJanuary/February 2019
9Delhi (2)Delhi UniversityJanuary/February 2019
10Delhi (3)JNUJanuary/February 2019
11Hyderabad (1)University of HyderabadJanuary/February 2019
12Hyderabad (2)CCMB, HyderabadJanuary/February 2019
13Jaipur (1)MNITJanuary/February 2019
14Jaipur (2)LMNITJanuary/February 2019
15Kolkata (1)IISER, KolkataJanuary/February 2019
16Kolkata (2)ISI, KolkataJanuary/February 2019
17Kolkata (3)IACS, KolkataJanuary/February 2019
18MohaliIISER, MohaliJanuary/February 2019
19MumbaiIIT-BombayJanuary/February 2019
20PuneIISER, PuneJanuary/February 2019
21TrivandrumIISER, TrivandrumJanuary/February 2019

Check – KVPY Eligibility Criteria

Documents Required For KVPY 2019

The following documents have to be carried to the interview round:

  1. KVPY 2019 Application Form
  2. KVPY 2019 Admit Card
  3. KVPY 2019 Interview Call Letter
  4. Class X & XII Original Marks Sheet
  5. Category Certificate
  6. A Self-Appraisal Form
  7. Study certificate Form
  8. Medical Certificate
  9. Teacher Recommendation Form

On successful completion of the exam and interview round, candidates will be granted a scholarship.


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