KVPY Fellowship Award 2013
OurEducation Reporter, Updated On:02-Aug-2013
KVPY Fellowship Award 2013
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship Awards 2013 for those interested in pursuing courses in basic sciences and careers in research in basic sciences
The Dept. of Science and Technology, Government of India, invite applications for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Fellowship Award 2013, from school and college students (Indian citizens) interested in pursuing courses in basic sciences and careers in research in basic sciences.
Fellowship amount of INR 5,000/- to 7,000/- p.m. and contingency grants (equivalent of four months fellowships per annum) to students studying in XI standard to 1st year of B.Sc./B.S./ B. Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./M.S.
Stream SA : Students enrolled in the XI Standard (Science subjects) during the academic year 2013-14 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. The students selected for the K.VPY fellowships will be mentored for the first year and their fellowship will be activated when they enroll in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.S./M.Sc.) after completing XII Standard/(+2). During the mentoring period ofone year, they will be invited for Regional Science Camp/ National Science Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be met by K.VPY.
Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Scicncc subjects) during the academic year 2013-14 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./ B.Math./B.Stat./M.S./Int. M.Sc.) for the session 2014-15 provided they have secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examinations. Please visit our website for detailed eligibility criteria.
Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1 “year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. during the academic year 2013-14 and have secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard / (+2) Board Examinations. Please visit our web-site for detailed eligibility criteria.Selection will be based on Aptitude test held on 27th October 2013 at different centres in the country.
Student may apply either by hard copy or online Those who are unable to do so, may request for a hard copy enclosing therewith the paid “Bank Challan/Pay-in-slip” (available at http://www.kvpy.org.in) definitely indicating the stream (i.e.SA/SX,/SB) on the envelope.
APPLICATION FEE: An applications fee of Rs. 500/- may be remitted at any core banking branch of STATE BANK OF
INDIA to the credit of “Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) A/c. No. 10270577392.
Application fee is exempted for
a) Students belonging to ST/SC
b) Students with Disabilities – Physically and Visually challenged Students.
The completed application form with the following documents super scribing on the envelope the stream applied for, hasto be submitted to The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560 012:
i) Caste certificate issued by a competent expert in the prescribed pro forma in the case of SC/ST students.
ii) Medical certificate from the approved authority in case of physically and visually challenged students certifying the percentage of disability.
iii) Copy of the marks sheet of the qualifying examination(s).
iv) Original pay-in-slip
Last date for closing ofonline application: 29th August 2013
Last date for receipt ofthe completed application both Online/ Hard copy: 02nd September 2013