Youngsters have a new avenue to look forward to. The government’s Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is an ideal platform who want to pursue a career in science.

What is it?

KVPY is a national program for fellowship in basic sciences. It was started and is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

The online application for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2018 has begun on the official website, according to several media reports

Who is it for?

KVPY is applicable to students who are in Class 11 to first year of an undergraduate program in BSc/BS/BStat/BMath/Int MSc/ MS and those who have an aptitude for scientific research.

Selection & Scholarship

The students will be selected on the basis of the results in an aptitude test, which will take place on 4 November, 2018. The test will be followed by an interview. The candidates selected for KVPY will be given a scholarship till pre-PhD level.

The deadline to apply for the fellowship is 31 August, 2018.

How to Register?

  • Visit the official site-
  • Register yourself
  • Login using your unique credentials
  • Fill the application form and pay online for the registration
  • Take a print out of the confirmation page for future reference

Candidates are required to upload scanned images of his/her passport size photograph and signature in the application.

Source: Firstpost