Kishore vaigyanik protsahan yojana (kvpy) - 2013

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  1. KISHORE VAIGYANIK PROTSAHAN YOJANA - NATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN RESEARCH CAREERS

    Funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and Implemented by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-12.

    KISHORE VAIGYANIK PROTSAHAN YOJANA FELLOWSHIP AWARD - 2013 TENABLE FROM 1st AUGUST 2014
    APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS (INDIAN CITIZENS) INTERESTED IN PURSUING COURSES IN BASIC SCIENCES AND CAREERS IN RESEARCH IN BASIC SCIENCES.

    The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, offers attractive fellowships (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 1" year of B.Sc./B.S./ B. Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc/M.S. Selection to the program takes into account academic excellence and demonstrated skill to take up research career in Basic Sciences. In partial modification of our earlier brief advertisement published on 11'" May 2013, a revised detailed advertisement is given below.

    ELIGIBILITY

    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 KVPY fellowship 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.Sc/M.S.) after completing XII Standard/(+2). During the mentoring period of one year, they will be invited for Regional Science Camp/ National Science Camp and their travel and other related expenses will be met by KVPY. Please visit our website for detailed eligibility criteria.

    Stream SX : Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2013-14 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./ B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc/M.S.) 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 Examination. 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 Examination. Please visit our website for detailed eligibility criteria.

    Empowerment initiative in the KVPY fellowship Program:

    I For students belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe:- A certain number of fellowships exclusively for the meritorious SC/ST students under the various streams as stated above will be operated. A special orientation program for the selected SC/ST students will be organized.

    II For Persons With Disabilities:- A certain number of fellowships under various streams as stated above will be operated for deserving Persons with Disabilities - Physically and Visually challenged students.

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    • Each Stream has its own application form.
    • Students may apply either by hard copy or online. (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) - Scholarships for students interested in science as a career).
    • Application forms may be downloaded from the KVPY Website. Those who are unable to do so, may request for a hard copy enclosing therewith the paid "Bank Challan/Pay-in-slip" (available at Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) - Scholarships for students interested in science as a career) clearly indicating the stream (i.e.SA,/SX,/SB) on the envelope.
    • APPLICATION FEE: An application 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 the following category of students:

    a) Students belonging to SC/ST
    b) Students with Disabilities - Physically and Visually challenged Students.

    IMPORTANT DATES

    1. Last date for receipt of request for the application form:
    By post - 26th August 2013
    In person at KVPY - 29th August 2013
    2. Last date for closing of online application: 29th August 2013
    3. Last date for receipt of the completed application both Online/ Hard copy: 02nd September 2013

    The completed application form with the following documents super scribing on the envelope the stream applied for, has to be submitted to the KVPY Office on or before 02/09/2013

    i) Caste certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed proforma in the case of SC/ST students.

    ii) Medical certificate from the prescribed authority in case of physically and visually challenged students certifying the percentage of disability,

    iii) Copy of the marks statement of the qualifying examination(s).

    iv) Original pay-in-slip of Rs. 500/-as applicable. KVPY will not be responsible for postal delays in receiving the completed application form. All correspondence should be addressed to:
    The Convener,
    Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY),
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012. Phone : 080-2293 2975/ 76,2360 1008, 6547 4150 Fax: 080-2360 1215
    Email: application@kvpv.org.in For more details visit: http://www.kvpv.org.in

    APTITUDE TEST WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY THE 27th OCTOBER 2013 AT DIFFERENT CENTRES IN THE COUNTRY.

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    Award of KVPY Fellowship - 2013 Effective from 1.08.2014 (Rs.4000-7000 per month + Contingency Grant )

    Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2013-14 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in basic sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./lnt. M.Sc./M.S.) during the academic year 2015-16.

    Stream SX: Students enrolled in + 2/Xll Standard during the academic year 2013-14 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in basic sciences (B.Sc./B.S./ B.Stat./B.Math./lnt. M.Sc./M.S.) during the academic year 2014-15.


    Stream SB: Students enrolled in First Year B.Sc./B.S./ B.Stat./B.Math./lnt. M.Sc./M.S. in basic sciences during the academic year 2013-14.

    For details: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) - Scholarships for students interested in science as a career

    Detailed advertisement will be published on 14.07.2013

    Convener, KVPY, HSc, Bangalore-560 012

    Website : Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) - Scholarships for students interested in science as a career

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