Exam Pattern : KVPY 2020

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Exam Pattern of KVPY 2020

KVPY is conducted in two rounds Aptitude Test and Personal Interview. While the aptitude part measures the expertise of an applicant through different topics, the interview process would assess the candidate’s understanding of science and research.

Exam Pattern of KVPY 2020

SpecificsDetails
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 Hours
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice questions (MCQs). Every question has an equivalent mark weightage. For SA Stream, attempting all questions is compulsory. However, there is an option to try any three sections in PART I and any two sections in PART II for SB/SX stream.
LanguageThe examination will be held in English and Hindi.
Marking SchemeThere are two parts of the question paper. For correct and incorrect answers, candidates are awarded + 1 and -1⁄4 in Part 1 of the test. For Part 2, applicants are given + 2 and -1⁄2 respectively for correct and incorrect responses.

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