KVPY 2012 Description
The "Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana" (KVPY 2012) is a program started in 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research.
This program strives to assist the students to realise their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is developed for research and growth in the country. Generous scholarship and contingency grant are provided (up to the pre-Ph.D. level) to the selected students. In addition, summer programs for the KVPY 2012 Fellows are organized in prestigious research and educational institutions in the country.
The KVPY 2012 is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The program is administered by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore). The selection of students from those studying in +1, +2, any U.G. Program in Science / Medicine and also Engineering students having aptitude for scientific research, are carried out by IISc (Bangalore), IIT-Bombay (Mumbai), and ICMR (New Delhi), respectively, in association with two Zonal Centers one at Kolkata (Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata) and another at Mumbai (HBCSE, TIFR). There are special groups or committees set up at IISc, which screen the applications, conduct interviews at various centers, make the final selection.
KVPY 2012 Contact Details
(080) 2360 1008, 2293 2975 / 76 (EPBX 11-22)
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|Test Period||Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana - Aptitude Test (KVPY 2012) is generally held in Month of October|
|This Year Date||Not Announced|
KVPY 2012 Conducting Body
This test is administered by- IISc, Bangalore, funded by-Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India), in Association With-IIT, Bombay, ICMR, New Delhi.
KVPY 2012 Eligibility
For Basic Sciences
Students enrolled in the XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year in which they want to enrolled and have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.
Students enrolled in Class 12 (+2) of the academic year and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc/B.S./Int. M.Sc) for the same year and have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.
Students enrolled in 1st year B. Sc./B.S./Int. M.Sc. and have secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard Board Examination.
Stream SP (Medicine):
Students joining First / Second Professional year of MBBS program. Students must have passed XII Standard Board Examination with 75% (65% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in Science subjects or passed First Professional MBBS exam with not less than 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks. A Copy of the Bio – Medical research project is required along with the application.
Note for Students applying for Stream SP (Medicine)
KVPY 2012 application requires the report of a project, chosen and executed by the applicant and supervised by a teacher/professional in the relevant field, to be submitted along with the application. Based on the project submitted and scrutiny of application forms, short listed candidates will be called for an interview, which is the final stage of the selection procedure. The interview will be conducted at IISc., Bangalore. Application without the Bio-Medical project report will not be considered.
The project should not be a routine one (such as measuring a well known property of a material). Applicant's creativity and originality should be amply reflected in the project. The supervising teacher/professional is required to provide two recommendation letters on the form (supplied along with the application form) certifying the extent of the applicant's original contribution to the project.
KVPY 2012 Exam Pattern
- The question paper in SA Stream will be both multiple choice objective and descriptive types.
- In the objective type, 4 choices for the correct answer will be provided and the choice for the correct answer has to be made.
- In the descriptive type solution to a problem, formula for a sum, etc., has to be worked out and written.
- The model question paper will be put in the web sometime in the month of September.
- There ie no negative marking.
KVPY 2012 Fees Details
Each Stream has its own application form. Students who wish to apply for more than one Streams should submit separate applications. Applicants may apply either by Hard copy or Online. Those who are unable to apply online, may request for a Hard Copy. Hard copy of the application form can be obtained from KVPY 2012 on request by remitting a processing fee of Rs. 200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST) at any core banking branches of STATE BANK OF INDIA, payable at all branches in India into the credit of Administrative Executive "KVPY 2012 A/c. No. 10270577392" and sending the "Pay-In-Slip" along with the request, clearly indicating the stream (i.e. SA, SB, SP) on the envelope.
- Girl students are exempted from payment of processing fee.
- Physically challenged candidates are exempted from payment of the fee and should provide the certificate issued by the competent authority.
- The SC/ST – candidates should provide a copy of the caste certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed proforma.
- The completed application form along with the Caste certificate in the case of SC/ST candidate
- Project report in the case of SP (Basic Sciences/Medicine).
- Copy of the marks statement of the qualifying examination(s), in the case of Stream SP.
- The original copy of the challan of processing fee of Rs. 200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST)
KVPY 2012 Extra Information
Basic Sciences (SA, SB+2(SX) and SB)
After scrutiny of application forms and based on the performance in the Board Examination(s), all the eligible candidates from Streams SA, SB+2(SX) and SB have to appear for a written aptitude test (conducted both in Hindi and English). The test will be conducted at different centers across the country in the month October. The details of the venue of the aptitude tests will be put on the KVPY 2012 website in October. Based on the performance in the aptitude test, candidates will be called for the interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure.
SP (Basic Sciences) and SP (Medicine)
KVPY 2012 applicant is required to submit the project report, chosen and executed by the candidate exclusively for this application. The projects done jointly with other candidates are not considered for KVPY 2012 Fellowship award. Applicant’s creativity and originality should be amply reflected in the project. This project has to be supervised by a teacher/professional in the relevant field. Based on the project submitted and scrutiny of the application form, short listed candidates will be called for an interview, which is the final stage of the selection procedure. The interview will be conducted at IISc, Bangalore during the month of December or January.
Please Note that applications without the project report will not be considered. The project should not be a routine one (such as measuring a well known property of a material) The supervising teacher / professional is required to provide a recommendation letter certifying the extent of the applicant’s original contribution in the project.
KVPY 2012 Syllabus
There is no prescribed syllabus for the written test. The written test aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student than his/her factual knowledge. However, students are tested for the syllabus upto class XII.
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