KVPY is a fellowship program which aims to develop the interest of youth in scientific research. It is an initiative of the Government of India and the selection process is carried out by IISc Bangalore. KVPY fellowship is granted to those who qualify a written exam, followed by an interview. The candidates are first required to check the eligibility and then apply for KVPY 2018.

KVPY 2018 Registration has been started online. The registration of KVPY 2018 can only be done online at kvpy.iisc.ernet.in. After applying students can download admit card of KVPY 2018.

Latest: Last date for payment of fees has been extended up to September 07, 2018.

KVPY 2018 Registration

The applications for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is open to all the Indian and OCI/PIO students can apply for the exam. Candidates are requested to fill the application form on or before its last date. Candidates can check the details regarding how to fill the application form in the article.

Events Date
KVPY 2018 registration start date 11 Jul 2018
KVPY 2018 registration end date 31 Aug 2018
KVPY 2018 last date for payment of fees 31 Aug 2018 07 Sep 2018

Apply Online: Click Here to apply Online application form for KVPY 2018

Official Website www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in

It is vital to submit KVPY 2018 application form in correct format, else it is rejected and the admit card is not issued. The candidates are also required to keep track of the deadline because once it lapse, the form will not be accepted. The check all the important dates regarding the registration of KVPY from below.

One thing that students are confused about is, is which stream they should apply through – SA / SB / SX. To clarify that, remember this simple rule.

  • If in 2018-19 you are studying in class 11, then you will appear in KVPY 2018 SA.
  • If in 2018-19 you are studying in class 12, then you will appear in KVPY 2018 SX.
  • If in 2018-19 you are studying in the first year of undergraduate studies, then you will appear in KVPY 2018 SB.

Application Fee

The Application fee will be paid through KVPY application portal only. Candidates can use credit card/ATM-Debit card/Net banking or download a e-challan (NEFT/RTGS) from application portal. The challan payment can be made at any branch of a national bank of India apart from these no other means of payment will be accepted. Once the payment is made there will be no refund. The details about the amount is given in the table.

Category Application Fee
General / OBC Rs. 1000
SC / ST / PWD Rs. 500

Details to be filled in KVPY 2018 Registration

  • Presently Studying in class
  • Eligibility
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth (Enter your date of birth as it appears in your 10th class certificate.)
  • Category
  • Nationality
  • Email Address
  • Mobile Number

How to fill KVPY 2018 Application Form – Step by step details

Candidates need a valid Email id and mobile number to apply for the KVPY 2018 written exam. All the information regarding the exam will be sent to the registered Email id and Mobile number. Candidates can follow the following steps to register for the exam.

Step 1:  Access the link above and read all the important instruction, which will be displayed. When done reading, check the box for Disclaimer and click on the ‘Register’ button.

Step 2: Now, the candidates will be required to submit basic details.


  • Presently Studying in class
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Age as on 01-01-2018
  • Category
  • Person with Disability
  • Nationality
  • Email Address
  • Confirm Email Address
  • Mobile Number
  • Confirm Mobile Number

Step 3: After successfully submitting of the details, the candidates will receive a confirmation E-mail and SMS. The candidates will then be able to login by submitting the e-mail address and date of birth. After the login, the KVPY Registration ID will be displayed. Candidates must note it somewhere.

Step 4: Now, click on the ‘Apply/Edit’ button and complete the details filling in the KVPY 2018 application form. The candidates will also have to upload Photograph and Signature, the specification for which are given below.

Specifications of documents to be uploaded in KVPY Application Form 2018

Document Specifications
Photograph JPG/JPEG format, Passport size, less than 500 KB
Signature JPG/JPEG format, less than 200 KB
Caste Certificate (for SC/ST) In PDF format only
Medical Certificate (for PWD) In PDF format only

Step 5: After successfully filling the application form, candidates will have to pay the application fee.

Step 6: Once the application form is successfully submitted, an application number will be generated and displayed. Candidates must save or note the application number.

KVPY 2018 Registration FAQs

When can one get the application form?

You can apply from July 2018 to August 2018. Please check KVPY official website from time to time about changes in dates.

When is the last date to submit the application form?

The last date to submit the application form of KVPY 2018 is last week of August 2018.

Can a bulk of applications be requested by a school or college?

No, candidates must follow the application procedure to apply.

How to pay KVPY 2018 application fee offline?

You can pay application fee through e-challan. Once you reach application fee payment stage in application form, you will get the option to opt for fee mode, there select e-challan. Download e-challan and print it. Now go to any nationalised bank in India and make payment of amount equivalent to application fee.

Am I eligible to appear in KVPY 2018?

Eligibility for KVPY 2018 SA

  • Such students who are studying in 11th class with Science subjects in 2018-19 academic session can submit KVPY 2018 application form.
  • It is necessary to have obtained at least 75% marks (65% for SC / ST / PwD) in aggregate in mathematics and science (Physics / Chemistry / Biology) in class 10 board exams.
  • Also, it is required that candidates score a minimum of 60% (50% for SC / ST / PwD) in aggregate in science subjects in class 12 board exams.

Eligibility for KVPY 2018 SX

  • In order to do KVPY 2018 registration for SX stream, candidates must be enrolled in 12th class science subjects in academic session 2018-19.
  • They must have secured at least 75% marks (65% for SC / ST / PwD) in aggregate in mathematics and science (Physics / Chemistry / Biology) in class 10 board exams.
  • In class 12 they must score at least 60% (50% for SC / ST / PWD) in aggregate in mathematics and science subjects (Physics / Chemistry / Biology).
  • Above points are applicable also for students in their 2nd year of study in Cambridge International Examination Board.

Eligibility for KVPY 2018 SB

  • Students of 1st year undergraduate science programs (B.Sc. / B.S. / B.Stat. / B.Math. / Int. M.Sc. / M.S.) who are in year 1st in 2018-19 are eligible for KVPY application form 2018.
  • They must have obtained at least 60% (50% for SC / ST / PWD) in aggregate in science subjects (Physics / Chemistry / Biology) in class 12 board exams
  • Also they must secure, in 1st year final examination of B.Sc. / B.S. / B.Math. / B.Stat. / Int. M.Sc. / M.S., at least 60% (50% for SC / ST / PWD).