KVPY Admit Card 2018 is available for download from October 12 onwards. The last date to download the hall ticket or e-admit card is till the exam date i.e. November 4, 2018. Visit the official website i.e. kvpy.iisc.ernet.in and enter the issued KVPY Application Number and Date of Birth to access the document.
- Candidates must carry a valid photo ID proof with the hall ticket at KVPY Exam Center.
- KVPY Syllabus 2018 will contain topics of Class 10th/11th/12th/1st year of B. Sc/B. Stat./BS/B. Math./Int.M.Sc/MS.
- Final merit list will be prepared by providing 75% weightage to the aptitude test and 25% weightage to interview.
- Admit card will be issued only for candidates who have submitted KVPY 2018 Application Form until August 31.
- Any discrepancies in KVPY Admit Card should be reported immediately via posting or emailing at the following address:
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012
Highlights of KVPY Admit Card
|KVPY Admit Card 2018 Date||October 12, 2018|
|Issuing Body||Indian Institute of Science and Technology, Bangalore (IISC, Bangalore)|
|Mode of Availability||Online|
|KVPY Admit Card can be Downloaded from ||www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in|
|KVPY Hall Ticket can be accessed using ||Application Number and Date of Birth|
|Details on Admit Card of KVPY ||Exam day and Test taker’s details|
|Documents to carry on exam day||KVPY Hall Ticket and one Photo ID |
|KVPY Helpline Desk|| 080 - 22932975 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
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How to Download KVPY Admit Card 2018?
- The process to download KVPY Admit Card is completely online.
- Candidates can obtain their admit card by logging in with Application Number and Date of Birth.
- The facility of downloading KVPY Admit Card is available from October 15 until the exam date.
- It should be noted that the hall ticket is not mailed or sent to the candidates by post.
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Here are the steps to download KVPY Admit Card:
Step 1: Visit the official website of KVPY i.e. www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in
Step 2: Login to your KVPY 2018 Application Form
Step 3: Click on ‘KVPY Admit Card 2018’ tab
Step 4: Select ‘Assessment’ from the drop down.
Step 5: Click on ‘Search’ tab
Step 6: Enter your Application Number and Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy). Click on Login.
Step 7: You will be redirected to your KVPY Admit Card 2018
Step 8: Save the admit card and take its print out.
What After Downloading KVPY Admit Card?
- Once you have the KVPY Admit Card in hand, cross-check all the details mentioned on it.
- In case of an incorrect detail, you must contact the authority immediately.
- In case, your photograph/ signature is blur, carry a photograph to the exam hall along with a photo ID in original.
Problem in Downloading KVPY Admit Card
A candidate may be unable to download KVPY Admit Card 2018 due to the following reasons. Make sure all these are taken care of before you begin to download KVPY Admit Card.
- If application form is incomplete
- Low internet speed
- Entering incorrect credentials
Details in KVPY Admit Card
KVPY Admit Card carries all important information about the candidate and the exam they are appearing for. They must remember to verify all the particulars and ensure that every detail mentioned on KVPY Admit Card is accurate and true. Information on admit card of KVPY is given below:
- Name of the candidate
- Applied Stream
- Roll Number
- KVPY 2018 Registration Number
- Exam Date
- Venue and Time of Exam
- Signature of Candidates
- Photograph of Candidate
- Important instructions
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Discrepancy in KVPY Admit Card 2018
In case there is any discrepancy in the details mentioned on KVPY Admit Card, a candidate should immediately contact the concerned authorities for a solution. If you do not alert the authorities before examination, you might have to face problem on the exam day.
You can contact the concerned authorities in the following cases:
- If your name is misspelt in KVPY Admit Card
- If your PwD/DA status is incorrect in KVPY hall ticket
- If a different test city is allotted rather than the one filled during KVPY Registration
- If your photograph is not visible on admit card
- If you are unable to download admit card despite successful registration
In all these cases, you must immediately contact IISC, the exam conducting authority. You can contact the helpdesk from Monday to Saturday between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The helpdesk contact information is given below:
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012
Fax: (080) 2360 1215
Telephone:(080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 22933536
Email- For application related queries candidates can mail at email@example.com
Documents Required at KVPY Exam Center 2018
- A candidate is required to bring an original and Xerox copy of a valid photo id proof along with KVPY Admit Card.
- Candidates applying under reserved categories are also advised to carry the original copy of their Caste/Disability certificate on the day of the exam.
- Those who have changed their names with due procedure should also carry their respective document along with their KVPY Admit Card.
Candidates appearing for KVPY 2018 should carry any one of the following documents as their photo identity proof to KVPY Exam Center:
- PAN Card
- Voter ID
- Aadhar UID
- Driving License
Items Barred at KVPY Exam Center
- Any electronic material such as watch, microphone, Bluetooth, earphone, mobile, health band, calculator, pager and pieces/bits of paper, pencil box etc. is not allowed inside the exam hall.
- It is recommended to wear open footwear not closed shoes.
- Candidates are also advised not to put mehendi or any cosmetic color on their hands as it may cause error while doing digital fingerprint scan recording on the exam day.
- They cannot sit for the exam unless they clear the fingerprint scanning.
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KVPY Admit Card 2018 Instructions
The importance of KVPY Admit Card is not limited to just the exam day. It is also required during the subsequent selection stages. It is important for a candidate to be well aware of the instructions KVPY Admit Card will carry. Read them below:
- A candidate must not spoil or mutilate KVPY Admit Card.
- Candidates must also not change any entry made therein. For any changes in the information given on the admit card, contact the exam authority to the earliest.
- Candidates are required to preserve their KVPY admit cards in good condition till the entire selection process is over.
- Do not carry any unfair item or any other document except admit card at the exam center for KVPY.
- Any mutilated, altered or invalid admit card will lead to cancellation of your candidature.
- Also, carry multiple copies of KVPY Hall Ticket in exam hall.
Important Exam Day Guidelines
- Locate your test center – Make sure that you reach the right test center on the exam day. Check KVPY Admit Card for the address of exam center and visit it before at least 30 minutes before given exam time.
- Avoid last minute preparations – If you have not prepared for some topic so far, it is advisable to not start it just before few hours for the test. Neither would you be able to grasp it nor revise topics you prepared already. It is ok to leave out few topics. Otherwise, it will create confusion and panic at the last moment.
- Relax and stay confident - Relaxation should be the main mantra a day before your KVPY 2018 exam. You have worked very hard so far and even if you have not, you cannot make it up in few hours, so the best way is to relax yourself. Confidence is the only key to success, so do not be nervous at all.
- Revision – Revise your shortcuts very well. You will need them during exams to solve your paper at the given time.
- Required Documents and Materials – Make sure you kept all the required documents such as KVPY 2018 admit card, ID, etc. along with pen and pencil.
KVPY Exam Center 2018
- KVPY is held in 54 different centers defined in the 18 states of the country.
- The choice of selecting preferred KVPY Exam Center is available at the time of registration
- For Candidates in the Differently Abled category (Low vision and Cerebral palsy), Wheel Chairs will be made available at the test center according to the preference filled in the application form.
- IISC will preferably try to allot the chosen KVPY Exam Centers filled by the candidates in the application form.
- The venue of exam center and instructions will be mentioned on the Admit Card.
- The table below brings to your list of cities where KVPY 2018 exam centers will be located.
|Exam state||Exam center||Exam state||Exam center|
|Assam||Guwahati||Andhra Pradesh||Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
|Chhattisgarh||Raipur||Delhi-NCR||Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida|
|Gujarat||Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Vadodara||Haryana||Ambala|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu||Jharkhand||Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Mangalore, Mysore, Bangalore, Belgaum, Hubli||Kerala||Kochi, Kozhikode, Thrissur, Trivandrum|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Indore||Maharashtra||Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Aurangabad|
|Odisha||Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela||Punjab||Jalandhar, Mohali|
|Rajasthan||Jaipur, Jodhpur||Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem|
|Uttrakhand||Dehradun||Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi|
|West Bengal||Kolkata, Siliguri, Durgapur||-||-|
KVPY Interview Centers 2018
KVPY Selection Procedure this year 2018 is varied according to the participating institutes. Majorly there are two steps of KVPY 2018 selection procedure. First one is KVPY exam itself and the second one is Interview rounds conducted by the institutes. Candidates will be shortlisted for the second round that is for Personal Interview round on the basis of KVPY Score.
IISc follow the below-given steps for the KVPY Selection Procedure 2018.
1. Result and Shortlisting
- After the declaration of KVPY Result 2018, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of KVPY score percentile and cut off for all IISc.
- The list of shortlisted candidates will be made available on the websites of individual IISc.
- Each IISc will send the call letters to the shortlisted candidates.
- The shortlisting criteria vary from IISc to IISc
2. Selection Process
- This round of selection may vary according to the institutes.
- This round includes Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interviews (PI).
- Admission authorities may also include the other factors like –
- To test the knowledge in the field of Science, Research to check if the applicant is actually capable and deserves the scholarship.
- There is a round of questions based on current affairs and subjects studied by the candidates namely physics, chemistry, mathematics or biology.
- Other similar inputs for shortlisting the candidates at the different level of selection procedure.
- There are in all 20 interview centers for KVPY.
- These interviews will be conducted in 2 sessions every day, students having their interview in Forenoon session are expected to report at the designated center at 9 A.M while those having interviews in Afternoon session are expected to report at 2 P.M. 0 P.M. Read in Detail KVPY Interview 2018
- The table below lists out the interview cities for respective IISc.
|Allahabad||HRI, Allahabad||Bhopal||IISER, Bhopal|
|Bhubaneshwar||NISER, Bhubaneshwar||Chennai||Anna University|
|Delhi-I||IIT Delhi||Delhi- II||Delhi University|
|Delhi- III||JNU||Hyderabad-I||University of Hyderabad|
|Hyderabad –II||CCMB, Hyderabad||Jaipur-I||MNIT, Jaipur|
|Jaipur-II||MNIT, Jaipur||Kolkata-I||IISER, Kolkata|
|Kolkata-II||ISI, Kolkata||Mohali||IISER, Mohali|
|Pune||IISER, Pune||Trivandrum||IISER, Trivandrum|
|Mumbai||IIT Bombay||Bengaluru||KVPY, IISc|
|Coimbatore||Bharathiar University||Kolkata-III||IACS, Kolkata|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College