The Department of Science and Technology of India, conducted a scholarship program named Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana. This scheme started to attract talented and movivate those students who pursuing in science courses and research career in science. This scheme offers the scholarship for the selected students at pre-Ph.D. level. The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is administered by the Indian Institute of Science, started in 1999.
The main objective of this scheme is to encourage the students to take research career in science, it is also motivate the students to realize their potential in their studies. Through this scheme the government want to ensure the growth of talented scientific minds for the research and development in India.
The selection process of the students is made according to the 11th standard 1st year undergraduate program in the basic science like M.S./B.S./B.Sc/B.Stat in Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics having talent for scientific research. The government made committees and special groups set up at IISc to conduct the aptitude test at various centers in the country. Those students who qualified in the test are called for the interview. According to scheme the aptitude test and interview marks both are considered for receiving a scholarship.
Eligibility Criteria for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
Those students who passed 11th and 12th class from government and private schools are eligible for the scholarship of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana. Those students who want to continue their education in India in the listed courses are eligible for this scheme. Only Indian nationality students are eligible for the scholarship given by Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana.
How to apply for KVPY
The application process of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana started from 18 July and continued till 30th of August 2016. The applicants who have interested for this scholarship program were required to fill the application form online and fill up all the necessary details in the form which were required.
The application fee will also required for various categories like-
General category/OBC Rs. 1,000
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 5,00