KVPY Scholarship 2021 for School & College Students

KVPY Scholarship 2021 for School & College Students

KVPY Scholarship 2021 - Indian Institute of Science or IISc, Bangalore provides KVPY scholarship for science students, known as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana. Students of class 11, 12 and 1st year of UG in basic science can apply for KVPY Scholarship 2021. Students who are selected in the KVPY exam are provided with a KVPY scholarship amount up to the pre-Ph.D level.

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KVPY exam scholarship amount for graduates is Rs. 5000 per month, while KVPY scholarship for postgraduates is Rs. 7000 per month. The fellows of KVPY Scholarship 2021 will also get other KVPY benefits along with the scholarship amount. Read below to know more about KVPY 2021 Scholarship, selection process, KVPY scholarship eligibility, amount details, etc.

KVPY Scholarship 2021- Date

Students should check the following table to know the dates and events of the KVPY scholarship for science students. It will help them to track upcoming events:

KVPY Fellowship Dates


Tentative Dates

KVPY application start date

July 12, 2021 at 5 pm

Last date to apply for KVPY scholarship

August 25, 2021

Admit card release date

October 2021

Aptitude date

November 7, 2021

Aptitude test result date

December 2021

KVPY scholarship starting date for SB/SX students

August 2022

Last date to Intimate for admission to Undergraduate Course

September 2022

KVPY Scholarship 2021 Eligibility

The eligibility conditions to apply for the KVPY exam and availing KVPY fellowship are different for SA/SB and SX students which all are defined below:

KVPY scholarship eligibility


Minimum qualification

Marks required in the previous class


Enrolled in 11th standard

Passed Class 10 exams


Enrolled in 12th standard

Passed Class 10 exams


Enrolled in the 1st year of an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences

Passed Class 12 exams

Eligibility Conditions to Avail KVPY 2021 Scholarship

  • Only students who are selected in the final KVPY result 2021 can avail the benefits of the KVPY scholarship.

  • The student must have enrolled in an undergraduate course in basic sciences.

  • He/she must have secured at least 60% marks for general and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD in aggregate in class 12 science subject exams.

KVPY 2021 application form

  • The application form for the KVPY scholarship 2021 has been released on July 12, 2021.

  • Students will have to fill the form online through the official website.

  • The registration is the first step to apply for the KVPY 2021 scholarship followed by filling in the application form, documents submission and pay the fees.

  • Students who fill the form successfully will be able to download KVPY admit card 2021.

KVPY Scholarship Selection Process

  • Aptitude Test: This is the first stage of the KVPY scholarship selection process. students will have to appear for the KVPY aptitude test on November 7, 2021.

  • Interview Test: After the result of aptitude test, shortlisted students will have to appear for the interview test. The final result of KVPY will be declared in the month of December and selected students will be provided with the KVPY scholarship.

  • The scholarship will be started from August 1 of next year i.e. 2021 for SB and SX students.

  • The KVPY benefits can be available by students only if they will enrol in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences.

KVPY Scholarship 2021 - Amount Details

Students selected for KVPY fellowship will have to send an email to KVPY officials on fellowship.kvpy@iisc.ac.in to intimate about their admission to UG course. They will have to send an Email. Then, KVPY officials will send required forms to students to fill up and submit to KVPY office to get their KVPY 2021 scholarship activated. The students will be provided with monthly and annual kvpy scholarship amount for class 11and above as given below:

KVPY Scholarship Amount

Basic Sciences

Contingency Grant / Annum

Fellowship / Month

SA/SX/SB- during B.Sc./B.S./Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./B.Stat./B.Math.



SA/SX/SB – during M. Sc./Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat.



Benefits of KVPY Scholarship 2021

  • Selected students are provided with KVPY scholarship money during graduation and post-graduation as per the rates tabulated above.

  • They can also apply for admission to IISc and IISER through their KVPY ranks.

  • During the counselling of IITs admission, KVPY fellows are given preferences over others.

  • During the mentoring period of one year, SA students will be invited for National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be funded by KVPY.

  • From the second year of UG course, KVPY fellow will be invited to participate in the summer programme/Project in an approved research lab.

  • Each student who is selected for KVPY 2021 scholarship, will be issued an ID card using which he/she can access the library, laboratory facilities, etc. at National Laboratories/ Universities.

Contact Details for KVPY scholarship 2021

Postal Address

The Convener

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

Indian Institute of Science

Bangalore - 560 012


(080) 22932975 / 76, 23601008, 22933536


(080) 2360 1215





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