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KVPY 2016 - Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana National Fellowships 2016

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Award of KVPY Fellowship - 2016

The Dept. of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, sponsored Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Program, which is being run by Indian Institute of Science, is inviting applications for KVPY Fellowships-2016 to encourage the students who are studying Basic Sciences to take up research career in Science

Important Dates for KVPY Fellowship 2016

Opening of Online Application Portal: 10th July 2016

Last Date for Closing of Online Application: 16th August 2016

Last Date for Submitting Online Application: 23rd August 2016

Exam Date: 06th November 2016

KVPY Fellowships 2016 Details

Fellows under SA/SX/SB streams will receive a stipend of Rs.5000/- per month and a contingency grant of Rs.20000/- per annum during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc/BS/B.Stat./ B.Math/Integrated M.Sc/MS.

Fellows under SA/SX/SB streams will receive a stipend of Rs.7000/- per month and a contingency grant of Rs.28000/- per annum during M.Sc/4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc./MS/M.Math/M.Stat.

Eligibility for KVPY 2016 Fellowships

The KVPY Fellowships are given to Indian Nationals only to Study in India (Students holding PIO, OCI Card and students intending to pursue/pursuing undergraduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply)

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, Geophysics, Materials Science or Environmental Science

Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2016-17and having secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Exam

The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc/B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) in the academic year 2018-19 after having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the XII standard/(+2) Board Exam

During the interim period of one year they will be invited for Regional /National (Vijyoshi) Science Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be met by KVPY

Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/(+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2015-16 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc /B.S. /B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) for the session 2017-18 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 Exam

They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded

Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. during the academic year 2016-17 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 / (+2) Board Exam

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:

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 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)

Selection Procedure

Aptitude Test: After scrutiny of application forms and meeting the eligibility criteria for various streams, all eligible students will be called for a written aptitude test conducted both in Hindi and English at different centers across the country on Sunday, the 06th November 2016

The details of the venue of the aptitude test for the eligible students and their seat number will be published in the KVPY website during the 02nd week of October 2016

Admit Card

Students may download the admit card for the aptitude test from the website from the second week of October 2016

Interview: Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students will be asked to appear for an interview, which is the final stage of the selection procedure

Application Form

Students holding PIO, OCI card and students intending to pursue/pursuing undergraduate program under distance education scheme are not eligible. Application forms may be downloaded from the KVPY website www.kvpy.org.in

Those who are unable to do so, may request for a hard copy enclosing therewith the paid Bank Challan/pay-in-slip (available at www.kvpy.org.in) clearly indicating the stream (SA/SX/SB) on the envelope

Processing Fee of Rs 500/- may be remitted at any core-banking branch of State Bank of India to the credit of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) A/c Number 10270577392

The processing fee is exempted for SC/ST/Physically and visually challenged/girl students.

Completed Application Form with the following documents super scribing on the envelope the stream applied for, should reach the KVPY office on or before 10th July 2016.

For more information and other relevant details, please visit website www.kvpy.org.in

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Indian Institute of Science Bangalore-560012, Tel.: 080-22932975, Email: [email protected], Website http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in