KVPY Scholarship 2021 Eligibility Criteria, Online Application Form

KVPY Scholarship 2021: The department of Science and Technology DST has introduced Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) scholarship by the Government of India to motivate the student towards “Pure Sciences” and Research Field in India. The KVPY Scholarship 2021 is functioned by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Through this Scholarship the youths of the country are encouraged to make their career in the field of Science and Research. This KVPY national scholarship is provided up to PH.D level to the students.

Details of KVPY Scholarship 2021

Full Name of ExamKishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Examination
Short Name of ExamKVPY
Name Of The Conducting BoardIndian Institute of Science 
Exam TypeSemester
Application ModeOnline
Official Websitewww.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in

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Also Check – UGC Scholarship 2021.

To enroll under the KVPY Scholarship 2021 candidates have to go through an aptitude test and an Interview that will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Science. To appear in the exam candidates will have to fill the application form first and for that candidates must ensure their Eligibility. Only the eligible candidates can fill the application form successfully.  To know more details regarding KVPY Scholarship 2021, application process, exam, scholarship amount, eligibility criteria etc read the article below.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana 2021

Candidates who are interested in applying for KVPY Scholarship 2021 must read the eligibility criteria in detail. The authority will publish the eligibility criteria in the Information Brochure. Therefore students are advised to go through the eligibility criteria before start filling the application form. The application of the ineligible candidates will get rejected by the authority. The eligibility criteria are varied course wise so candidates should know the concerned criteria.

The scholarship examination of KVPY will be held for 3 streams that are for SA, SB and SX. Therefore the students must have knowledge about the streams and their meanings.


  1. Applicants of this stream must have qualified 10th Boards with science and mathematics,
  2. General category applicants must have scored minimum 80% in the 10th class.
  3. For reserved category applicants (SC/ST/PWD) must have scored minimum 70% marks in the exam. 


  1. Applicants of this stream must have qualified class 12th Boards with mathematics and Science (PCB).
  2. General category students with PCB must have scored minimum 60% in aggregate in PCB.
  3. Reserved category (SC/ST/PWD) applicants need to score minimum 50% in the subjects.
  1. General category applicants must have scored minimum 80% in the 10th class.
  2. For reserved category applicants (SC/ST/PWD) must have scored minimum 70% marks in the 10th exam. 


  1. Applicants of general category should scored minimum 60% marks in aggregate in 10+2 intermediate.
  2. Applicants of Reserved category (SC/ST/PWD) must have secured at least 50% marks in the same. 
  3. Also, Applicants of 1st year graduation also need to secure 60% in the final examination and 50% for SC/ST/PWD.

About Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

  • KVPY Scholarship is mainly for the students who opt for science stream in their higher studies including school, college and university.
  • The students with science stream also required to maintain a good percentage. General category candidates have to secure minimum 60% and reserved category candidates have to secure minimum 50% in their college and university.
  • Candidates have to qualify all academic sessions smoothly with maintaining the minimum percentage. If any candidate is fail to secure the minimum marks or could not pass the academic year with one attempt then their KVPY Scholarship 2021 amount will be discontinued by the authority.
  • The students who will pass the academic year with the prescribed percentage or more his/her scholarship will be renewed for the next academic session.

KVPY Scholarship 2021 is actually a reward amount that will be given for the entire academic session. The scholarship is only given to the candidates who continue their studies in graduation or post graduation in the science stream. KVPY Scholarship 2021 is not given to the students doing engineering.

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