2011 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship (KVPY)

INTRODUCTION

The "Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana" (KVPY) is a program started in 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research. Fellowships: ................... 1.Basic Sciences * SA and SP (After X Class) * SB and SP: During B.Sc./B.S. and 1st to 3rd years of Integrated M.Sc. * SB and SP: During M.Sc./M.S and 4th and 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. 2.SP (Basic Science / Engineering students) * 1st, 2nd and 3rd year * During Subsequent Years 3.SP (MEDICINE) * 1st, 2nd and 3rd Year * During Subsequent Years

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility: ................ Basic Sciences Stream SA: Students enrolled in the XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2011-2012 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. Stream SX: Students enrolled in Class 12 (+2) of the academic year 2011 - 2012 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc/B.S./Int. M.Sc) for the session 2012 - 2013 provided they secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination. Stream SB: Students enrolled in 1st year B. Sc./B.S./Int. M.Sc. during the academic year 2011-2012 and have secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in SCIENCE subjects in the XII Standard Board Examination. SP (Basic Sciences) Students enrolled in XI/XII standard, I/II year (B.Sc../B.S./Int. M.Sc.) in Basic Sciences and I/II year B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. during the academic year 2011-2012 and have secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in the X & XII Standard Board Examinations. Additionally students enrolled in the II year B.Sc./B.S./Int. M.Sc/ B.E./ B.Tech./B.Arch. program must have secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks in the I year examination. A hard copy of an original and creative Science based research project done by the applicant is required to be submitted along with the application Stream SP (Medicine): Students joining First / Second Professional year of MBBS/B.V.Sc/BDS/B.Pharma program during the academic year 2011-2012. Students must have passed XII Standard Board Examination with 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in Science subjects or passed First Professional MBBS/B.V.Sc/BDS/B.Pharma exam with not less than 60% (50% for SC/ST) marks Study Subject: Basic Science, Medicine, Engineering Employer: Government of India Level:Secondary, Undergraduate, Masters and Research

CAREER PROSPECTS

Scholarship Description: ..................................... The Kishore Vaigyanik Protestant Yojana (KVPY) is a program started in 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research. Eligibility: The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, offers attractive fellowships (Rs. 4000 to Rs. 7000 p.m) and contingency grants (Four months fellowship p.a) for students studying in Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Selection to the program takes into account academic excellence and demonstrated interest in pursuing a research career. Selection procedures are different for SP (Basic Sciences) and SP (Medicine). All of them, however, include an interview for final selection.

PAY PACKAGE

Important Dates: * Last date for receipt of the request for application form. 1. By post : 02 September 2011 2. In person at IISc : 09 September 2011 * Last date for closing of Online application : 09 September 2011 * Last date for receipt of the completed application : 12 September 2011 (both Online/Hard Copy along with cast certificate, project report and processing fee) :
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