Thursday, July 21, 2011

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana or KVPY by Government of India.


National Fellowships for students interested in Research Careers.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana [KVPY] 2011.

Applications are invited for KVPY FELLOWSHIPS for school and college students interested in research careers.

                        The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, offers attractive fellowships [Rs.4000 to Rs.7000 p.m.] and contingency grants [equivalent of four months fellowships per annum] to students studying in XI standard to B.Sc. / B.S. / Integrated M.Sc. / B.V.Sc. / B.Pharma. / B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / MBBS / BDS.  Selection to the program takes into account academic excellence and demonstrated interest in research.  Selection is open to Indian nationals studying in India.

ELIGIBILITY:

BASIC SCIENCES:

·        Stream SA: Students enrolled in the XI Standard [Science subjects] during the academic year 2011 – 2012 and have secured a minimum of 80% [70% for SC / ST] marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.

·        Stream SX: Students enrolled in class 12 [+2] during the academic year 2011-2012 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences [B.Sc. / B.S. / Int. M.Sc.] for the session 2012 - 2013 provided they secured a minimum of 80% [70% for SC / ST]  marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.

·        Stream SB: Students enrolled in 1* year B.Sc. / B.S. / Int. M.Sc. during the academic year 2011 – 2012 and have secured a minimum of 60% [50% for SC / ST] marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard Examination.

·        Stream SP [Basic Sciences]* : Students enrolled in XI / XII Standard, I / II year B.Sc. / B.S. / Int. M.Sc. in Basic Sciences, B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. during the academic year 2011 – 2012 and have secured a minimum of 60% [50% for SC / ST] marks in aggregate in the X & XII Standard Board Examinations.  Additionally students enrolled in the II-nd  year B.Sc. / B.S. / Int. M.Sc. / B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. program must have secured a minimum of 60% [50% for SC / ST] marks in the 1st year examination.  A hard copy of an original and creative Science based research project must be submitted along with the application.
·        Engineering students may also apply for the stream SP [Basic Sciences].

·        Stream SP [Medicine]: Students enrolled in I / II professional year of the MBBS / BDS / B.V.Sc. / B.Pharma program during the academic year 2011 – 2012 and have secured 80% [70% for SC / ST] marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard Board Examination.  Students enrolled in the II-nd professional year of the MBBS / BDS / B.V.Sc. / B.Pharma program must have secured.  60% [50% for SC / ST] marks in the 1st year examination.  A hard copy of an original and creative Bio-Medical project must be submitted along with the application. 

GENERAL:

·        each Stream has its own application form.  Students who wish to apply for more than one stream should submit separate applications.
·        Applicants may apply either by Hard copy or Online. [http://www.kvpy.org.in]
·        Application forms may be downloaded from the KVPY Website.  Those who are unable to do so, may request for a Hard copy. 
·        A hard copy of the application fform can be obtained from KVPY 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, to the credit of “ Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana [KVPY] A/c. No. 10270577392 “.  The “ pay-in-slip “ should be sent along with the request clearly indicating the stream [i.e. SA, SX, SB, SP].
“ pay-in-slip “ form is available at http://www.kvpy.org.in
* Girl students are exempted from payment of processing fee.
** Physically and visually challenged candidates are also exempted from payment of the processing fee.
·        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 following should reach KVPY on or before 12/09/2011.
I.                   Caste certificate in the case of SC / ST candidates.
II.                Medical certificate from the prescribed authority in case of Physically and visually challenged candidates.
III.              A copy of the project report in the case of Stream SP
IV.             Original pay-in-slip of Rs. 200/- [Rs. 100/- for SC / ST]
V.                Copy of the marks statement of the qualifying examination for Stream SP only.
·        KVPY will not be responsible for postal delays in receiving the completed application form.
·        Last date for receipt of the request for hard copy of the application:
By post:                                     2nd September 2011
In person at KVPY Office:            9th September 2011
Last date for closing of
Online application:             9th September 2011
·        Last date for receipt of the completed application [both online hard copy]
By post and in person at KVPY,
IISc, Bangalore – 12 :                             12th September 2011

Aptitude Test for Stream SA / SB and SX on 30th October 2011.

Funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and Administered by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560012.

NOTE: High School students who are interested to research career may register online with KVPY for seeking further information – http://www.kvpy.org.in

Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this advertisement and / or application in response thereto can be instituted only in Bangalore and courts / tribunals / forums at Bangalore only shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try any case / dispute. 

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  1. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national level examination administered by the Indian Institute of Science. KVPY 2018 Application form

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