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KVPY Result 2017

Updated On - December 24th 2017 by SONAL ROHATGI

IISc declares Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) aptitude test. KVPY 2017 List of Shortlisted Candidates (Result) for the examinations held on 5th & 19th November for interview round has been declared on December 22, 2017. The interview will be held from January 15 to February 20, 2018. Check Here Details of students short-listed for KVPY Interviews 2017

The following students are short listed for KVPY 2017 – 

Stream SA GeneralSC / STPwD
Stream SBGeneralSC / STPwD
Stream SXGeneralSC /STPwD

The cut off marks for different streams are as under:

  • Stream SA - 45 marks out of 100  
    SA - SC/ST - 35 marks out of 100
    SA - PwD (Person with disability) – 35 marks out of 100

  • Stream SB - 43 marks out of 100  
    SB - SC/ST -33 marks out of 100
    SB - PwD (Person with disability) – 33 marks out of 100

  • Stream SX - 53 marks out of 100  
    SX - SC/ST - 43 marks out of 100
    SX - PwD (Person with disability) – 43 marks out of 100

Candidates can check KVPY Answer Key here

Based on candidate’s score in aptitude test and interview, final KVPY Merit list will be prepared. For merit list calculation, 75% weightage will be provided to aptitude test and 25% weightage to interview. KVPY scholarship amount is INR 80000 for undergraduate level and Rs. 1.2 lakhs for the post graduate level.

Candidates who will clear interview will be qualified for the KVPY scholarship amount. The merit lists are released separately for each category but the criteria to prepare the list is same. KVPY selection process requires the candidate to go through both the aptitude test and interview.  

KVPY Result 2017 Dates

Result for KVPY as well as the KVPY Cut off are released by the IISc, Bangalore. Aptitude test result of KVPY will be announced in the third week of December 2017 (tentatively). The other important dates related to the KVPY Result and Selection Process:

KVPY aptitude test is scheduled onFirst week of November, 2017
KVPY answer key will be released onMid of November, 2017
KVPY 2017 ResultThird week of December, 2017 
KVPY Interview will be conducted fromMid of January 2018 onwards

How to Check KVPY Result 2017?

The KVPY Result can be checked once the notification is released for the KVPY result on the official website. The steps to check the KVPY 2017 result is as follows:

  1. Open the web browser and type the link for the official website i.e.
  2. Then click on the Result Tab on the page that appears on the screen
  3. Click on the link “KVPY 2017 - Results of Aptitude test and Interview”
  4. Click on the link for PDF of KVPY result for the applied course.
  5. Search your roll number in the given pdf.

Important Points Related to KVPY 2017 Result

The KVPY Result will be declared once all the answer sheets have been evaluated. Candidates can check their KVPY Result online on the KVPY website or on the IISc (Indian Institute of Science) official website. The important highlights of KVPY 2017 result are as follows:

  1. The KVPY result is announced in two phases.
  2. The fellowship will start from August 01, 2018 once the KVPY result is announced.
  3. KVPY Cut off 2017 is different for each stream.
  4. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the performance in the KVPY aptitude test.
  5. The combined performance in the interview and the KVPY scholarship test is evaluated.
  6. The KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) aptitude test weightage is 75% and the interview is given a weightage of 25% at the time of final evaluation.
  7. The KVPY 2017 result will come in a PDF format. Candidate can check his/her name in the list.
  8. Once the KVPY result is declared the candidates who have their names in KVPY Merit List 2017 will get the scholarship mostly.
  9. The KVPY Result is published stream wise.
  10. Candidates can request for re-evaluation of the KVPY answer sheet once the result is declared.

Answer Key for KVPY 2017

The KVPY answer key is expected to be released in mid of November 2017. Candidates, if remember the options marked can check their options and create a probable mark sheet for themselves. The answer key is final and cannot be changed under any circumstances.

The answer key will be released separately for each of the question paper. Candidates can also predict their KVPY Result before the declaration of the KVPY Result officially. Candidates can check the KVPY Cut off that follows to check the scholarship they are eligible to get.

 KVPY Question Paper

KVPY PapersQuestion PapersAnswer Keys
KVPY - SADownloadDownload
KVPY - SB/SXDownloadDownload

KVPY Selection Process 2017

KVPY Selection process is a two step process. Candidates have to appear for the step 1 called the KVPY aptitude test. Stage 2 is the KVPY interview process. Candidates who have cleared the stage 1 appear for the stage 2. The stage 1 of KVPY is compulsory for all the applicants.

Candidates who are in class 11 will be getting selected for the scholarship program for graduation programs like B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int.M.Sc./M.S in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Candidates who are pursuing graduations will be getting selected for the post graduate programs.

The combined performance of the candidate is considered before giving him/her KVPY scholarship. The KVPY exam is conducted each year by IISc (Indian Institute of Science). Candidates will be getting the roll number and call for the stage 1 of the KVPY selection process only if they clear the minimum KVPY Eligibility.

Aptitude Test

The Aptitude Test is carried out in two Parts namely Part I and Part II with four sections in each part. Candidates can attempt any three sections of Part 1 and any two sections of Part 2. Thus, candidates must prepare their strong subjects correctly and efficiently as per the topics in KVPY Syllabus

  • KVPY aptitude test forms the stage 1 of the KVPY scholarship program.
  • The aptitude test is conducted in the pen-paper format.
  • KVPY Aptitude test is designed to filter the candidates for the stage 2.
  • The stage 1 is common for all the applicants.
  • KVPY aptitude test contains questions from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. 


The interview process of KVPY is very important. The interview forms the stage 2 of the selection process. The KVPY interview process is conducted to test the knowledge of the candidate in the field of research. The knowledge in the field of science is tested to check if the applicant is actually capable and deserves the scholarship. The combined performance of the KVPY test and interview will form the basis of the scholarship grant. Check How to Prepare for KVPY Interview?

The KVPY scholarship is one of the esteemed scholarship programs that give the candidate a scholarship of Rs.80000 for the graduation program and Rs. 1.2 Lakh scholarship discount for post graduate program. Candidate must bring the following documents on the day of the KVPY interview process:

  1. KVPY application form: The copy if the filled online KVPY Application form. The completely filled KVPY application form can be downloaded from the official web link using the ID and password.
  2. KVPY admit card: The original admit card along with the copy of the same.
  3. Original marks list: Candidates have to bring all the marks sheets of class 10 and class 12 in original along with the photocopy. This is required for the purpose of verification.
  4. Cast certificate: The cast certificate is required to be produced in original and must be valid. The OBC certificate must not be older than 6 months.
  5. Medical certificate: The medical certificate is required to be produced by the candidate who indicates the physical and visual fitness. Candidates who have any issue with the physical and visual fitness must get the certificate indicating the degree of disturbance.
  6. A self-appraisal form: Candidate must write the good qualities which must be considered to award him with the scholarship.
  7. Study center form: A form obtained from the last school indicating the completion of schooling and that must be signed by the head of the school/ Principal.
  8. Teacher’s Recommendation form: The form must be downloaded from the official website.

KVPY Result 2017 Analysis

KVPY Result Analysis helps to understand the absorption of candidates in the KVPY scholarship program under different streams. The KVPY result analysis for the year 2015 and year 2014 are as follows:

In the year 2015, a total of 97467 students took the KVPY exam and only 3281 students could make it up to KVPY interview round. This amounts to 3.4% of the total students who appeared for the exam. Out of these candidates shortlisted for stage 2, 77% students (2531) were selected for KVPY fellowship program.

In 2014, a total of 1169 general category candidates were shortlisted for the interview post declaration of KVPY result for Aptitude Test while for SC/ST category candidates 110 candidates were selected. The final selection post interview included 667 candidates from general category while 110 SC/ST candidates and 4 PwD candidates were finally selected.

KVPY 2017 Result

*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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