Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India provides scholarships to the science stream students. Students, who are currently studying in School (XI and XII), College and University in any science course, are eligible for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY).
The scholarship amount Rs. 5000 and Rs. 7000, depends on the category. KVPY Scholarship also provides various types of other facilities to the students. Candidates are selected for KVPY 2017 by Aptitude Test and interview. This is a fellowship program for Indian students.
|Scholarship Name||Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)|
|Scholarship Authority||Department of Science and Technology, Govt. Of India.|
|Eligible Courses||11th Class, 12th Class, Undergraduate & Postgraduate Science Stream students.|
|Region||All over India|
|Duration of Scholarship||Depends on Course year.|
|Percentage Required||minimum 80% for School & College students & 60% for University students.|
|Application Fees||Rs. 1000 (for General/OBC candidates) and Rs. 500 (for SC/ST/PwD candidates)|
|Documents Require||Scanned photographs, signature, Marksheet of last examination, 10th Class Admit, Address Proof Certificate.|
|Scholarship Amount||Monthly stipend Rs 7000 and annual contingency Rs 28000|
|Last date to Apply||23rd August 2017|
|Result Publish Date||January 2018.|
|Contact Details||The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojona (KVPY) , India Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012. Phone: 080-22932975/76, 23601008, 22933536.|
Depending upon the classes, the eligibility divided into three categories for KVPY Fellowship program.
■ Stream SA : Students who are currently studying in class XI and passed their last 10th class Board Exam with at least 80% marks (for SC/ST/PWD 70%) in aggregate in Mathematics and Science Subjects, are eligible for KVPY Scholarship.
■ Stream SX : Students who are currently enrolled in class XII (10th+2) on Science trade during academic year 2017-18 and aspiring to join Undergraduate Program on Basic Science (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) for the season 2018-19 are eligible for KVPY Scholarship. Candidates must have to pass the 10th class Board Exam with at least 80% marks.
Candidates have to pass their 12th class Board exam with 60% aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects.
■ Sitaram SB : Students who are currently enrolled in 1st Year of Undergraduate course in science trade (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) and passed Higher Secondary (10th+2) examination with at least 60% ( for SC/ST/Pwd 50%) marks are eligible for KVPY Fellowship Prgarme.
Candidates have to must be passed their 1st-year final exam with at least 60% marks, before getting the fellowship.
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