Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Fellowship 2007

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowships for school and college students interested in research careers

The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, offers attractive fellowships (Rs.2000 to Rs.5000 p.m) and contingency grants to students studying in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Medicine. Selection to the programme 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 joining in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2007 ? 2008 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST) marks aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in X Standard Board Examination.
  • Stream SB:
    1. Open to all students pursuing First Year B.Sc. degree /M.Sc. Integrated (UG Programme in Basic Sciences) during the academic year 2007 ? 2008 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks aggregate in Mathematics & Science subjects in XII Standard Board Examination.
    2. Students of class 12 (+2) of the academic year 2007-08 who are aspiring to join IISER for integrated M.S programme for the session August 2008 may also take the Aptitude Test for the SB Stream provided they secure a minimum of 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in X Standard Board Examination.
  • Stream SP: Students pursuing XI, XII Standard, First or Second year of any UG programme in Basic Sciences during the academic year 2007 ? 2008 and having secured a minimum of 60%(50% for SC/ST) marks aggregate in X Standard and XII Standard Board Examination. A copy of the science based research project is required to accompany the application.

Engineering :

  • Stream EA: Students joining First year B.E./B.Tech./ B.Arch during the academic year 2007-2008 and having a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in XII Standard Board Examination. A copy of the research project is required to accompany the application.
  • Stream EB: Students joining Second year B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch during the academic year 2007-2008 and having a minimum of 60% marks ( 50% for SC/ST) in the First year exam of B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. A copy of the research project is required to accompany the application.

Medicine Stream:

  • Stream MA: Students enrolled in II year MBBS programme during the academic year 2007-08. Students must have passed XII Standard Board Examination with 75%(65% for SC/ST) marks aggregate in Science subjects. A copy of the Bio ? Medical research project is required to accompany the application.

General:

a. Each stream has its own application form. Students who wish to apply for more than one stream should submit separate applications.

b. Applicants may apply either by Hard Copy or On Line. ( www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy )

c. Application forms may be down loaded from the KVPY Website. Those who are unable to do so, may request for a Hard Copy.

d. Hard copy of the application form can be obtained from KVPY on request by sending a processing fee of Rs.100/- (Rs.25/- for SC/ST) by means of DD/IPO drawn in favour of SID A/c KVPY payable at Bangalore, clearly indicating the stream (SA,SB,SP, EA, EB,MA) on the request.

e. The SC/ST ? candidates should provide a copy of the caste certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed proforma.

f. The completed application form along with the

  • caste certificate in the case of SC/ST candidate
  • project report in the case of SP/EA/EB/MA
  • processing fee of Rs.100/-(Rs.25/- for SC/ST) by DD/IPO should be sent to KVPY on or before 14.9.07.
  • copy of the marks statement of the qualifying examination should be sent to KVPY on or before 14.9.07
g. KVPY will not be responsible for postal delays in receiving completed application form.

h. Last date for receipt of the request of the application form:

  • by post: 1st September 2007
  • in person at IISc: 13th September 2007
  • Last date for receipt of the completed application (Both on Line / Hard Copy) 14th September 2007

All correspondence should be addressed to:

The Convener
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science (IISc),
Bangalore 560 012
Website: www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy

Funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

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