KVPY 2022: INSPIRE Application Form (Released), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

KVPY Admission 2022 Application Form has been Released through INSPIRE by DSTKishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national level scholarship programs held by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The exam is intended for encouraging the bright students studying Basic Sciences to take up research career in Science.

The Indian Institute of Science is situated at Bangalore set up a Management Committee and a National Advisory Committee (NAC) for overseeing its implementation. Through this article, we have provided the complete information Applicants needs to know about the KVPY.

KVPY 2022 Notification: INSPIRE Application Form Released

KVPY Admission 2022 Application Form has been Released through INSPIRE by DST. Click Here to Apply Online.

KVPY 2022 Aptitude Test has been Scrapped. Now KVPY has been subsumed with INSPIRE as decided by DST.

KVPY Exam Dates 2022:

Events Dates 2022 (Announced)
Commencement of Registration Process Started
Last date for submission of application form Last week of October 2022
Last date of application fee payment 1st week of November 2022
Admit card availability 1st week of January 2023
KVPY 2022 Exam Date Last week of January 2023
Answer key releases 1st week of February 2023
Result declaration 3rd week of March 2023

KVPY Application Form 2022:

Below we have provided the complete details with important instruction regarding the KVPY Application form 2022:

  • Application Form will be made available through online mode only.
  • Applicants will be able to fill the application form from 1st week of September 2022.
  • The Application form will be released for eligible applicants only, so applicants should fulfill their eligibility before applying for KVPY.
  • The details filled by the applicants in the application form must be correct and authentic any alteration will cause rejection of application form.
  • Every eligible applicants will have to submit the application form before the last date of submission as no application form will be accepted after that date.
  • The final date of submission of application form will be in last week of October 2022.

How to Fill KVPY Application Form?

There are three steps to complete your application successfully.

  • Step  1. Registration
  • Step 2. Filling personal and academic details, choosing test centres and uploading photo, signature and other certificates, as applicable.
  • Step 3. Payment of application fees.  Please note that you must pay the application fee only at the  KVPY application portal. This can be done by using a Credit Card, ATM-Debit Card, UPI or Net Banking. No other means of payment will be accepted.  Once the payment is successful and application is submitted, no refund of application fee will be done

Application Fee:

KVPY 2022 Application form fee can be submitted through online mode only.

Payment mode: Applicants can use Credit Card, Debit Card and Net-Banking payment gateways for transaction of application fee.

The Application form fee for KVPY 2022 will be as follows:

Category Application fee
General/OBC Rs.1250/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs.625/-

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KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2022:

Below we have provided the complete eligibility norms Applicants will have to satisfy to be eligible for KVPY 2022:

For SA Stream:

  • Qualification: Applicants should be appearing in the 11th standard from any recognised board.
  • Subjects: Applying candidate should have Science & Mathematics as mandatory.
  • Percentage: Applicants should have obtained at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST/PWD) in their 10th board examination to be eligible for KVPY.

For SX Stream:

  • Qualification: Applying applicants appearing in the 10+2 intermediate from any recognised board can apply for SX Stream.
  • Subjects: Applicants must have science subjects (PCB / PCM) in their qualifying examination.
  • Required Percentage: Applicants must have scored minimum 75% marks in class 12th (65% for SC/ ST/ PWD) aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in 10th level.

For SB Stream:

  • Qualification: Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences are eligible for scholarship test.
  • Subjects: Applicants must have Physics, Chemistry and  Mathematics/ Biology as mandatory subject.
  • Required Percentage: One should have scored 60% marks (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) in Mathematics & Science in 12th level.

KVPY Exam Pattern 2022:

Below we have provided the complete exam pattern for the KVPY 2022 Examination:

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through online mode only.
  • Medium: The medium of examination will be both English & Hindi.
  • Type of Questions: Question paper will be consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours will be allotted to the Applicants for solving the question paper.
  • Marks: The complete question paper will be of 80 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be allotted on each correct response and 0.5 will be deducted on each wrong response.

KVPY Syllabus 2022:

The syllabus of KVPY will differ for every stream. The syllabus of every stream will be based on the previous academic qualification of required qualification.

Applicants will be able to check complete syllabus through the official website of KVPY 2022 examination.

Recommended Books for KVPY 2022:

Applicants who will participate in the upcoming KVPY 2022 Examination can refer to these books mentioned below. Important books for the preparation of the entrance exam are as follows;

Sr. No. Books Name Links
2 12 Years’ Topic-wise Solved Papers of KVPY (SX Stream) Click Here
3 KVPY: Stream-SA Examination for Class XI Practice Test Papers (Solved) Click Here
4 Authentic SHORTCUTS, TIPS & TRICKS in PHYSICS for JEE Main, Advanced & KVPY – Reprint 2022 Click Here 
5 KVPY: Stream-SB/SX Examination Previous Years’ Papers (Solved) for 1st Year UG Program/Class XII Click Here 

KVPY 2022 Preparation Tips

Below we have provided some effective tips and tricks for better preparation of examination:

  • Applicants must go through the complete exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Make the proper time schedule and follow it strictly.
  • Participate in the Mock Test.
  • Solve the previous year’s and sample papers of KVPY.
  • Revise your previous academic syllabus.
  • Make the short notes of topics and revise them.

KVPY Admit Card 2022:

The official authority will released the KVPY Admit card for every registered applicants through online mode. applicants will be able to download the admit card from 1st week of January 2022 by login into the official website.

The admit card is a mandatory documents to be carried out for the day of examination. No applicants will be allowed to participate in the examination without their valid admit card.

KVPY Answer Key 2022:

The official authority will release the KVPY 2022 answer key for every applicants after few days from the completion of examination. Applicants will be able to check their answer key from 1st week of February 2022 through the website of exam conducting authority.

The KVPY answer key will contain the correct answers of every asked question in the examination. Through the answer key, applicants will be able to predict their marks even before the declaration of result.

KVPY Cut Off 2022:

The official authority will release the category wise cut off list after few days from the completion of examination. Applicants will have to score more than the prescribed cut off marks to be eligible for further process.

Qualified applicants as per the cut off list will be called for the interview round. Following are the complete previous years cut off list for KVPY Examination:

Streams Cut Off SC/ ST/ PwD
SB 43 33
SA 45 35
SX 53 43

KVPY Result 2022:

The official authority will released the result for every applicants who attend for exam individually through online mode. Applicants will be able to check their result by entering their login details in the official website.

KVPY Result 2022 will be released in third week of March 2022. For the ease of applicants will be also release the direct link to access the result of every applicants individually. applicants are advised to keep their result safe till the completion of scholarship awarding process.

KVPY Counselling/ Selection 2022:

The selection process for the KVPY 2022 will be followed by the various rounds including the personal Interview. applicants will be shortlisted for the scholarship on the basis of their performances in the entrance exam and personal interview.

Authority will release the final list contain the names of shortlisted applicants for the scholarship. applicants will be able to check the selection list through the website of exam conducting authority. For the ease of applicants we will also provide the direct link to access the selection list.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions): Regarding KVPY 2022

Answer: Candidates will be able to fill the application form from 1st week of September 2022.

Question: What is the final date for the submission of KVPY Application Form 2022?

Answer: The final date of Application form submission will be in last week of October 2022.
Answer: For filling the application form candidates have to go through the official wesite. For the ease of the students Direct link of application form will be provided in our article above.
Answer: No, Application form can only be submitted through online mode.
Answer: The exam will be held in the all major cities across the country, so candidates can select their preferences of centre.
Answer: Question paper will be consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) only.
Answer: The Exam will be held in both English and Hindi medium.
Answer: Every eligible candidate will have to fill & submit the application form before the last date of submission as no application form will be accepted after that date.

Answer: There won’t be any age limit but applying candidates must satisfy the prescribed eligibility norms to be eligible for the KVPY 2022.

Answer: After previous years problems, there is a good chance that the exam can be delayed due to COVID -19 pandemic.

KVPY 2022 Contact Number/Helpline Number:

Support Helpdesk Details:

CALL ON 080 – 22932975/76, 080- 23601008 & 080 – 22933536
Email to [email protected]

* Saturday and Sunday are Holidays.

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