Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana - Aptitude Test for Medicine 2012


Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an aptitude test which has been introduced by the Government of India. It was introduced to enhance the research opportunities in the Medical field. This program aims in encouraging the young talents of the country. Therefore through this program the students with right aptitude are able to continue their education in research areas as well.

This program is supported by the Department of Science and Technology. The programs are structured and administrated by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Candidates are selected from +1, +2 level as well as from those who have done under graduate programs in Science /Medicine. Engineering students are also selected on the basis of their aptitude for research.

Structure of KVPY AT for Medicine

The question paper for this examination is structured in an objective type multiple choice manner. Objective type multiple choice questions provide the candidate with four choices. The candidate is supposed to choose the right answer from the given four options. It also includes a separate section which consists of descriptive questions. For this the answers has to be explained in detail with supporting equations and diagrams. There are no negative markings for this examination.

Syllabus for KVPY AT for Medicine

There is no particular syllabus for this examination. Questions will be included from any of the topics up to standard twelve. It is a written test which aims in testing the analytical ability and the level of understanding of the candidate.

Eligibility Criteria

The students those who are going to the first year of the MBBS academic program are eligible to apply for the KVPY aptitude test for medicine. Candidates those who have passed the 12th grade examination with at least 75% aggregate marks are eligible to take the test. The MBBS students those who have passed first year of their academics with a minimum of 60% marks are considered for the test.

How to Apply?

Different application forms are available for each stream. Candidates can obtain the application forms through online as well as offline method. The aspirants those who are not able to apply online can apply through post. The aspirants those are unable to apply online are advised to send a request to any of the KVPY centers in order to obtain a hard copy of the application form. The payment of the hard copy of the application forms have to be remitted at any of the core branches of State Bank of India. The pay slip has to be sent along with the request and the stream must be clearly written on the envelope.

Important Dates (Tentative)

[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]

Last Date for the Submission of Online Application forms: First Week of September, 2012

Last Date for the Submission of Offline Application forms: Second Week of September, 2012

Date of commencement of aptitude Test: Last Week of October, 2012

Contact Address for the KVPY AT

  • Address : The Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012
  • Phone: (080) 2360 1008, 2293 2975 / 76 (EPBX 11-22)
  • Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
  • Website:

Colleges Accepting the KVPY AT score

  • IISc, Bangalore
  • IIT- Bombay
  • ICMR- New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata
  • HBCSE- Mumbai

Reference Books for KVPY AT

  • Advanced Level Physics by Nelkon and Parker
  • Aptitude Test Problems in Physics by S.S Krotov
  • A collection of questions and Problems in Physics by L.A. Sena
  • Elements of Dynamics Part I & II and Dynamics of a Particle & of Rigid Bodies by S.L.Loney
  • Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma
  • Problems in Physics by A.A Pinsky
  • Physical Chemistry by P.Bahadur
  • Organic Chemistry by Arihant Prakashan
  • IIT Chemistry by O.P. Agarwal
  • Higher Algebra by Bernard & Child
  • Algebra Made Easy by K.P. Basu
  • A Problem Book in Mathematical Analysis by G.N. Berman
  • General Chemistry by Ebbing, Physical Chemistry by P.W. Atkins
  • Maths XI & XII by R.S. Agarwal
  • Plane Trigonometry Part I and Co-ordinate Geometry by S.L.Loney
  • Higher Algebra by Hall & Knight
  • Co-ordinate Geometry by Dr. Gorakh Prasad

Coaching Centers for KVPY AT

  • D.P. Singh Classes
  • Excellent Coaching Point
  • Oxford Coaching
  • Career zone
  • Alpha-Beta IIT PMT
  • Agarwal Coaching Classes
  • Resonance
  • Akash Institute
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  • Narayana IIT Academy
  • Career Point
  • Joshi Maths Classes
  • Resonance Eduventures Pvt. Ltd.
  • Educomp Leap
  • Oliven Enterprises
  • Gyantutorial
  • I.N.P.S Tutorial
  • Vaids ICS
  • Manthan Study Circle
  • Bhaskar Academy
  • Dwisha
  • Apex Classes
  • Sure Success Coaching Institute
  • New Regal coaching centre
  • Superior Coaching Institute
  • Real standard Coaching
  • Preeti Coaching Institute
  • Krishna Coaching Institute
  • C.C.C Coaching Institute
  • Diksha Coaching
  • Ctnl Coaching
  • J.R.S. Tutorials
  • Nazeem Ahmed Chemistry Classes
  • Individual Classes
  • Yadav and Gaur Classes
  • Narayanan Institute
  • Shikhar IIT JEE Academy Kota
  • SS Coaching
  • Arihant Coaching Classes
  • I-Classes
  • Scholars Classes
  • IIT Forum
  • Canon Coaching for IIT
  • Locus Education
  • GTS Classes
  • Tamec Pvt. Ltd.
  • T.I.M.E
  • P.M.T College

Study Plan

The candidates have to set realistic targets and start working towards the created timetable. The timetable that you have created must be flexible, that is it should merge very well with the other activities of the student. Allot breaks in between the timetable as it helps you in refreshing as well as improving the concentration level. Several aptitude text books for medicine are available in the markets. The students can rely on any of such books to improve their skills. The students have to rate themselves on a regular basis as it helps them to understand where they have reached. This also helps the candidate to improve the weak areas.

How and Where To Get the Results?

The Medical aptitude Score obtained through Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Aptitude Test can be downloaded from the official website of KVPY on the specified date of publication of results. The website address of the University is given below.

Score Validity

The Score of the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Aptitude Test for Medicine is valid until the admission process gets completed.



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3 Responses to “Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana - Aptitude Test for Medicine 2012”

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    Rishika Chhabra:

    Respeced Sir,
    This is to request you that i want information that i m eligible for this exam.I have completed my BDS course in month of September 2011.What is the amount given to employee for this job.

  2. 2
    Rishika Chhabra:

    Respected Sir,
    I have completed my internship.I am a BDS student.Am i eligible for this Exam.What is the salary offered in this job.

  3. 1

    Can you please give some model past papers for KVPY exams and also for medial and engineering entrance exams.