KVPY FELLOWSHIPS for School and College students

KVPY-NATIONAL SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP FOR STUDENTS

KISHORE VAIGYANIK PROTSAHAN YOJANA (KVPY) - 2004

KVPY FELLOWSHIPS for School and College students interested in research careers.

NATIONAL SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP FOR STUDENTS

The department of Science and Technology Government of India, offers attractive fellowships ( Rs.2000 to Rs.5000 pm) and contingency grants for students studying in Basic Science, Engineering and Medicine. Selection to the programme takes into account academic excellence and demonstrated interest in pursuing research. Selection is open to Indian nationals studying in India. Selection procedures are different for Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. All of them, however, include an interview for final selection.

ELIGIBILITY AND FELLOWSHIPS:

Basic Science : ( Up to 120 Fellowships )

Stream SA : Students enrolled in XI Standard ( Science Subjects) in 2004 and having secured a minimum of 75% marks aggregate in Science and Mathematics in X Standard Board Examination.

Stream SB: Students enrolled in Ist Year Science undergraduate programme (B.Sc., / Integrated M.Sc., in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / Statistics or Biological Science, B.Math / B.Stat) in 2004 and having secured a minimum of 60% marks in Science and Mathematics subjects in XII Standard Board Examinations.

Stream SP : ( a NEW entry point - 2004) Students pursuing science and enrolled in XI,XII or B.Sc. ( I or II year ) can apply for KVPY by completing a research project.

Engineering ( up to 25 fellowships)

Stream EA : Students enrolled in first year B.E. / B.Tech / B.Arch in 2004 and having a minimum of 60% marks in Science and Mathematics subjects in XII Standard Board Examination.

Stream EB: Students enrolled in second year B.E./ B.Tech / B.Arch in 2004 and having I class in the first year exam of B.E. / B.Tech / B.Arch.

Medicine Stream: ( up to 25 fellowships)

Stream MA: Students enrolled in second year MBBS in 2004 and having a minimum of 75% marks in Science subjects in XII Standard Board examination. Students should have joined the M.B.B.S. programme in 2003 and passed the first Professional Examination ( with Anatomy,Biochemistry and Physiology) on or before 30 September 2004.

SELECTION PROCEDURE :

BASIC SCIENCES (SA and SB): For streams SA and SB, based on the performance in the Board examination, upto 6000 candidates will be called for a written aptitude test (multiple choice). The top students in this aptitude test (about 500 candidates) will be called for an interview, which is the final stage ofthe selection procedure.

For Stream SP see below

Basic Sciences(SP), Engineering (EA,EB) and Medicine(MA):

The applicant is required to submit a report of a projection chosen and executed by her/him exclusively for this application. This project has to be supervised by a teacher/professional in the relevant field. Based on the project submitted and scrutiny of application forms, short listed candidates will be called for an interview, which is the final stage of the selection procedure.

APPLICATION FORMS:

Each stream has a different application form. Separate requisition must be made by students who wish to apply for more than one stream.

Last date for receipt of requisition of application form by post : 15 th September, 2004

in person at IISc : 30th September, 2004

Each requisition must clearly indicate the stream applied for (SA,SB,SP,EA,EB,MA) and must be accompanied by

1. A DD for Rs.75 drawn in favour of SID A/c KVPY, payable at Bangalore

2. Two self addressed lables ( 2"X4" size) as per the sample below

Stream applied for : (e.g.EB) Name :.......................................... ................................................... Address: ................................... City:........................Pin :................

And should be sent to

The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, Indian Institute of Science (IIsc), Bangalore - 560 012.

KVPY-NATIONAL SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP FOR STUDENTS