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KVPY Cutoff - Category wise Cutoff for SA, SX and SB stream

Updated On - October 23rd 2018 by SONAL ROHATGI

IISc, Bangalore will declare the KVPY cutoff for aptitude test in the third week of December 2018 along with the result. The cut off will be announced category-wise for all the streams - SA, SB and SX. On the basis of KVPY cutoff 2018, candidates will be shortlisted for the interview.

This year, KVPY 2018 is scheduled for November 4 in two sessions. Registration for the computer-based examination concluded on August 31. Candidates who have successfully registered for KVPY can now download their hall ticket from

KVPY ResultKVPY Selection Process KVPY ScholarshipKVPY Interview Centers
  • IISc releases two cutoffs for shortlisted candidates to award the KVPY 2018 scholarship.
  • The final merit list will be prepared based on giving 75% weightage to the aptitude test and 25% weightage to interview.
  • The cutoff differs for each category-General, SC/ST and PWD
  • KVPY cutoff for each of the streams is announced out of a maximum of 100 marks.

KVPY Cut Off 2018

The cut-off will be released in two parts, i.e. aptitude test cut-off and final cut-off. It will be released category wise. In the table given below, we have mentioned the expected cut-off for KVPY 2018 exam:

KVPY Aptitude Test Cut off

CategorySA StreamSB StreamSX Stream

KVPY Final Cut off

CategorySB StreamSA StreamSX Stream
General50% & above55% & above55% & above
SC/ST34% & above45% & above43% & above
PwD34% & above45% & above43% & above

KVPY Previous Years Cut off Marks

To provide the rough idea to the candidates about KVPY cut off marks, here we are listing the previous years cut off marks. KVPY 2016 & 2017 cut off marks for aptitude test (out of 100 marks) is given below category-wise:

For 2017

StreamsCut Off/Category
Stream SA45 marks out of 10035 marks out of 10035 marks out of 100
Stream SB43 marks out of 10033 marks out of 10033 marks out of 100
Stream SX53 marks out of 10043 marks out of 10043 marks out of 100

For 2016

StreamGeneral Cut OffSC/ST Cut OffPwD Cut Off

All India Rank List (General Merit and cut off marks)

StreamGeneral Cut OffSC/ST Cut OffPwD Cut Off
SA55% & above45% & above45% & above
SB50% & above34% & above34% & above
SX55% & above43% & above43% & above

KVPY 2015 Cutoff

The cutoff of KVPY 2015 for General category candidates the cutoff percent was 50, 48 and 57 for SA, SB and SX respectively. Given below is the subject wise Cutoff marks for KVPY Aptitude Test according to category:

StreamGeneral Cut OffSC/ST Cut OffPwD Cut Off

All India Rank List for KVPY

Candidates are assessed separately for SA, SB and SX Stream. KVPY Rank list varies for different categories. The table below gives the rank list of various streams and categories is given below:

STREAMGeneral Cut OffSC/ST Cut OffPwD Cut Off
SA55% & above45% & above45% & above
SB50% & above34% & above34% & above
SX54% & above43% & above43% & above

KVPY 2014 Cut off 

Candidates who have appeared for KVPY Exam can check the KVPY Cut off Marks 2014 for Stream SA, SX and SB.

StreamKVPY Cut off (Out of 100) GENKVPY Cut off (Out of 100) SC/STKVPY Cut off (Out of 100) PWD

KVPY 2013 Cut off

Candidates who have appeared for KVPY Exam can check the KVPY Cut off Marks 2013 for Stream SA, SX and SB.

StreamKVPY Cut off (Out of 100) GENKVPY Cut off (Out of 100) SC/STKVPY Cut off (Out of 100) PWD

KVPY Result 2018

  • The KVPY aptitude test will be conducted on November 4, 2018.
  • KVPY Result 2018 will be provided to students in the first week of December 2018.
  • After clearing the aptitude test, candidates have to go through the interview rounds.
  • An interview session will be conducted in the second or third week of January 2019.
  • After that, the final result of KVPY will be declared in the month of March 2019.

How to Check KVPY Result 2018?

The steps to check the result of KVPY are given below:

Step 1: Click on the stream-wise links provided in the table below as per category

Step 2: The result in PDF format will open in a new page

Step 3: Candidates have to check whether their roll numbers are there in the list 

Step 4: Download the PDF file and take its printout for further reference

KVPY Selection Process

  • 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. 
  • At the time of the interview, candidate’s knowledge of science and research field are monitored.
  • After the conduct of interview, the list of final selected candidates will be released.
  • For the award of KVPY Scholarship, candidate’s overall performance in aptitude test and interview will be considered.
  • The interview round will be organized from third week of January to February 2019.
  • Students are informed about their interview dates, time and venue shortly by email / KVPY website.

KVPY Scholarship/Fellowship

Candidates will be eligible for KVPY Fellowship/scholarship based on their performance in aptitude test and interview. The authority will award the scholarship to the selected candidates. Here, we are mentioning details about the cash which is awarded to the KVPY scholarship holders:

Basic SciencesMonthly FellowshipAnnual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB – during 1st to 3rd years of – B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S.INR 5000INR 20000
SA/SX/SB – during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.INR 7000INR 28000

KVPY Interview Centers

Here, we have updated the tentative interview center details:

CenterAptitude Test CentersVenueDates 
AhmedabadAhmedabad, Rajkot, VadodaraIIT, GandhinagarFebruary 2019
AllahabadAgra, Allahabad, Dehradun, Kanpur, Lucknow, VaranasiHRI, AllahabadJanuary 2019
BengaluruBengaluru, Hubballi, Mangaluru, MysuruKVPY, IISc.February 2019
BhopalBhopal , Indore, NagpurIISER, BhopalJanuary 2019
BhubaneswarBhubaneswar, Rourkela, VisakhapatnamNISER, BhubaneswarJanuary 2019
ChennaiChennaiAnna UniversityFebruary 2019
CoimbatoreCalicut, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Palakkad, ThrichurBharathiar UniversityFebruary 2019
Delhi-IDelhi, Faridabad (SA)IIT, DelhiJanuary 2019
Delhi-IIGhaziabad, Noida (SA & SX), Faridabad (SB & SX), Delhi (SB)Delhi UniversityFebruary 2019
Delhi-IIIDelhi (SX)JNUFebruary 2019
Hyderabad – 1Hyderabad (SA & SB)University of HyderabadJanuary 2019
Hyderabad – 2Vijayawada (SA & SX), Hyderabad (SX)CCMB, HyderabadFebruary 2019
Jaipur-IJaipur, Jodhpur (SA, SB)MNIT, JaipurFebruary 2019
Jaipur-IIJaipur, Jodhpur (SX)LNMIITFebruary 2019
Kolkata-IDurgapur, Kolkata, Siliguri (SA)IISER, KolkataJanuary 2019
Kolkata-IIAgartala, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela (SA): Durgapur, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi (SB)ISI, KolkataFebruary 2019
Kolkata-IIIAgartala, Durgapur, Guwhati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Siliguri (SX)IACS, KolkataFebruary 2019
MohaliAmbala, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, MohaliIISER, MohaliFebruary 2019
MumbaiMumbai (SA,SX)IIT, BombayFebruary 2019
PuneAurangabad, Belagam, Pune (SA,SX,SB), Mumbai (SB)IISER, PuneFebruary 2019
TrivandrumErnakulam, TrivandrumIISER, TrivandrumJanuary 2019

Documents Required

Candidates should bring the given documents at the time of KVPY Interviews along with call letter:

  • Application form and Interview call letter.
  • Attested copy of Marks card. (10th Marks card for Stream SA/SX and 12th Marks card for Stream SB)
  • Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates issued by the Competent Authority.
  • Medical certificate from competent authority in case of physically and visually challenged students  in the prescribed format (As per GOI)
  • A Self-Appraisal form.  
  • Study certificate form. (to be obtained from your Principal/Head of the Institution where you are currently pursuing your studies)
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (in Sealed envelope) & Letter to teacher.

Note: Candidates must bring all the above mentioned documents along with them when they come for an interview otherwise they will not be allowed to attend the interview.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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1 Comment
Bharadwaj Marri

What is the exact portion of KVPY-SA stream? When will the exam be conducted this year?

09 Oct, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Bharadwaj, KVPY 2018 is scheduled to be conducted on November 4, 2018. And for getting the KVPY-SA Stream portion Please check this link.

09 Oct, 2018 10:43

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