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 Kishor Sanskriti Promotion Scheme (English: Youth Scientific Incentive Scheme)   (KVPY) is a scholarship program funded by the Department of Science and   Technology, Government of India, whose goal is to encourage the students to   take up research career in the areas of basic science. It offers scholarships and   contingency grants until pre-PhD. Levels for selected students Beginning since   1999, it is administered by the Indian Institute of Science. Kishor Scientist   Pratomone Scheme (KVPY) is a continuous national program of fellowships in   Basic Sciences, which is started and funded by the Department of Science and   Technology, Government of India, so that exceptionally talented and highly   motivated students for basic science courses and research career To be   attracted. In science the aim of the program is to identify students with talent and   qualifications for research; Help them realize their potential in their studies;   Encourage them to take a research career in science, and ensure the   development of the best scientific minds for research and development in the   country.

Students will be selected from BIC / BS / BST / B. In any of the undergraduate programs in basic science in Mathematics / INT, it is done in eleventh grade students. M.Sc./M.S. There is qualification for scientific research in mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. Special groups / committees are established in IISc, for screening applications and conducting a qualification examination in different centers of the country. On the basis of performance in the merit test, the short-listed students are called for an interview which is the final step of the selection process. To get a fellowship, both qualification exams and interview points are considered.Eligibility list is based on 75% weight and 25% weight-age for Attitude test scores for the mark of interview in SA, SB and SX streams.