"Due to the emerging unprecedented surge of COVID-19 cases, and the subsequent restrictions and weekend curfew in many states, the KVPY-Aptitude Test 2021 is postponed in the larger interest of the students,"
KVPY is a National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences to attract highly motivated students to pursue a career in basic sciences and scientific research. It is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The fellowship for SA/SX/SB - during 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. will get a monthly fellowship of ₹5000 and annual contingency grant is ₹20000.
Students are selected from the science streams from Class 11 to 1st year of any Undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences such as B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology having aptitude for scientific research.
Top institutes in the country, including the IISc and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) consider the test for admission to BS and BS-MS dual degree programmes, respectively.
Until yesterday, the exam authority had not taken any decision with regards to postponement of KVPY 2022 exam and the exam was expected to go on as per its earlier schedule of 9th January 2022
Amid rising concerns around the Omicron Surge in several state, the KVPY 2022 Fellowship Exam has been postponed by the exam authority.