KVPY Scholarship 2018 Online Application Process Started – Apply Now

Published on : 14th July 2018    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt

The online registration process for the KVPY scholarship 2018 has started. The Aptitude Test will be conducted in November.

14 July 2018: The online application process for the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2018 has started online on the official website. KVPY is a program funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India initiated for encouraging the students from Basic Science streams to take up Research career. Thus, candidates with an aptitude for scientific research can apply for the scholarship.

How to apply for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2018?

  • Go to the official website - http://www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/.
  • On the home page click on the ‘click here’ link in front of ‘KVPY Online application 2018’
  • You will be redirected to a new webpage. Read the instructions carefully.
  • Scroll down and accept the ‘DISCLAIMER” by clicking on the check-box.
  • Click on ‘Login’ button.
  • Click on ‘click here for registration’ link for new registration. Read the instructions and click on ‘Close’ button.
  • The registration form will appear
  • Provide the details asked for, enter the captcha characters, and tick on ‘I Agree’ check-box. Check the details carefully before hitting the ‘Register’ button.
  • You will receive a confirmation of your registration on your registered email id/mobile number along with the login details.
  • Use the details to login and complete the application form. Application form comprises filling personal details, academic details, choosing a test centre, uploading photograph and signature, and payment of application fee.
  • Take a print out of completed application form.


Students studying in class XI (Science stream) to 1st year of any undergraduate program in Basic Sciences such as B.Sc. /B.Stat. /B.Math. /B.S. /Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Biology. Check out detailed information on KVPY 2018 Eligibility.

Please note that students intending to pursue/pursuing the UG program under Distance Education system/correspondence course are not eligible for the KVPY Fellowship program.

Important Dates

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application submission begins

11th July 2018 (From 5:00 PM)

Closing date of online application

31st August 2018 (at 5:00 PM)

Admit card availability

Second week of October

KVPY Aptitude Test date

4th November 2018

A merit list is prepared on the basis of students’ performance in the Aptitude Test and short-listed students are called for the interview round. The final merit list is prepared on the basis of students’ performance in both Aptitude Test and Interview Round. The selection process is carried on by the committee set up at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

Application Fee

For successful submission of application form, candidates are required to submit the application fee as per their category which is as under;

  • For General/OBC category – ₹ 1000/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD category – ₹ 500

Candidates must note that application fee will not be refunded.

Apply for the KVPY scholarship 2018 well before the last date to avoid last minute rush.

About the Author: Himanshu Basant Bhatt

Himanshu Basant Bhatt

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