Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship (KVPY) Scheme for 2011-12 has been announced. These are highly prestigious fellowships awarded for Basic Science, Engineering and Medical students. There are various categories under this scheme. Monthly Fellowship under this scheme will be from Rs. 4000 to Rs. 7000 based on the course / stream. There will be a annual grant of Rs. 16000 to Rs. 28000. Following are these details of categories of fellowships and application procedure:
1. Basic Sciences:
A) SA and SP (After X Class)
B) SB and SP: During B.Sc./ B.S. and 1st to 3rd years of Integrated M.Sc.
C) SB and SP: During M.Sc./ M.S and 4th and 5th years of Integrated M.Sc.
2. SP (Basic Science / Engineering students):
A) 1st, 2nd and 3rd year
B) During Subsequent Years
3. SP (Medicine)
A) 1st, 2nd and 3rd Year
B) During Subsequent Years
Eligibility for various streams:
Stream SA: Applicants should have enrolled in the XI Standard (in Science Subjects) during the academic year 2011-2012. They must have secured a minimum of 80 percent (70 percent for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.
Stream SX: Candidates shold have enrolled in Class 12 (+2) of the academic year 2011 - 2012. They will be joining in undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc/B.S./Int. M.Sc) for the session 2012 - 2013 and secured a minimum of 80 percent (70 percent for SC/ST candidates) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.
Stream SB: Students enrolled in 1st year B. Sc./ B.S./ Integrated M.Sc. during the academic year 2011–2012. They should have secured a minimum of 60 percent (50 percent for SC/ST students) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the XII Standard Board Examination.
SP (Basic Sciences): Candidates should have enrolled in XI / XII standard, I / II year (B.Sc../B.S./Integrated M.Sc.) in Basic Sciences and I / II year B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. during the academic year 2011–2012. They should have secured a minimum of 60 percent (50 percent for SC/ ST candidates) marks in aggregate in the X and XII Standard Board Examinations. Additionally those students enrolled in the II year B.Sc./ B.S./ Integrated M.Sc/ B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. program must have secured a minimum of 60 percent (50 percent for SC/ ST candidates) marks in the I year examination. A hard copy Science based research project done by the candidate has to be submitted along with the application.
Stream SP (Medicine): Those students joining First / Second Professional year of MBBS / B.V.Sc/ BDS/ B.Pharma program during the academic year 2011-2012 are eligible. They must have passed XII Standard Board Examination with 80 percent (70 percent for SC/ST candidates) marks in aggregate in Science subjects or passed First Professional MBBS/ B.V.Sc/ BDS/ B.Pharma exam with not less than 60 percent (50 percent for SC/ST) marks. More details of the KVPY Fellowship scheme can be availed from www.kvpy.org.in/main/fellowship.htm.
1. Last date for the receipt of request for application form:
By post : 02nd September 2011
In person at IISc: 09th September 2011
2. Last date for closing of Online application: 09th September 2011
3. Last date for receipt of the completed application : 12th September 2011