# KVPY Syllabus for Stream SA, SB and SX | Download Pdf

Kishore Vigyan Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a scholarship program funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract exceptionally motivated students to pursue basic science courses and research careers in science. Students who have cleared the KVPY qualification examination and interview are eligible for direct admission to top institutes like IISc and various IISERs.

The purpose of the KVPY scholarship program is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research; Help them realize their educational potential; Encourage them to pursue research careers in science, and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country. In this article we discuss about KVPY syllabus for Stream SA, SB and SX with updated pdf.

**KVPY Eligibility Criteria**:

● SA – Candidates should study science stream in class 11. A candidate must have secured minimum 75% in Mathematics and Science subjects in the 10th board examination. The minimum required marks for SC, ST and PWD is 65%.

● SX – Candidates should study science stream in class 12. A candidate should have secured minimum 75% in Mathematics and Science subjects in class 10th board examination. The minimum required marks for SC, ST and PWD is 65%. To avail the scholarship, a candidate must secure a minimum of 60% in Mathematics and Science subjects in the Class 12th board examination to take the fellowship. The minimum required marks for SC, ST and PWD is 50%.

● SB – Candidates should study in any of the basic science courses in their 1st year of undergraduate degree. A candidate should get minimum 60% marks in Mathematics and Science subjects in class 12th board examination. The minimum required marks for SC, ST and PWD is 50%. To avail the scholarship, a candidate must secure a minimum of 60% in the first year of their undergraduate course to take the fellowship. The minimum required marks for SC, ST and PWD is 50%.

**Exam Pattern For KVPY Exam:**

- Subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology
- Type of Questions – Objective (MCQs)
- Mode of Examination – Computer-based test
- Exam Duration – 3 hours
- Number of Questions – 80 questions (SA stream) and 120 questions (SB and SX stream) Marks 100 (SA stream) and 120 (SB and SX stream)
- Exam Languages – English and Hindi
- Marking Scheme – 1 mark awarded for each correct answer (Part 1) 2 marks awarded for each correct answer (Part 2)
- Negative Marking – ¼ mark deducted for each incorrect answer (Part 1) ½ mark deducted for each incorrect answer (Part 2)

**KVPY Syllabus**:

**KVPY 2023 examination**is conducted in 3 different streams SA, SX, and SB. Each stream includes questions from Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

**KVPY SA Syllabus**:

**Physics**: magnetic effects of energy, sources of energy, reflection, refraction, electromagnetic induction, applications in daily life, kinematics, laws of motion, functions, energy and power, physical world and measurement, gravity, thermodynamics.

**Chemistry**: Chemical Reactions, Metals and Nonmetals, Periodic Classification of Elements, Carbon Compounds, Acids, Matter and Salts, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Thermodynamics, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Classification in Properties and Quality, Environmental Chemistry Classification in.

**Biology**: Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Reproduction and Development, Reproduction, Life Processes, Our Environment, Plant Physiology, Diversity of Organisms, Cells: Structure and Function, Human Physiology.

**Mathematics**: Introduction to Real Numbers, Polynomials, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Quadratic Equations, Probability, Surface Areas and Volumes, Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical Logic, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometric Functions.

**KVPY SX Syllabus**:

**Physics**:

**Biology**:

**Mathematics**: Statistics and Probability Geometry, Linear Programming, Vectors and 3D Geometry, Calculus, Relations and Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometric Functions Mathematical Reasoning, Real Number, Introduction to Trigonometry, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics and Quadratic Equations, Polynomials etc.

**Chemistry**:

**KVPY SB Syllabus**:

**Biology**: Life Processes in Living Organisms, plant physiology, Human Physiology, Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants, Genetics and Evolution, Ecology and Environment, Plant Reproduction, Reproduction in Animals, Diversity in Living Organisms, Cell: Structure and Function, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology, Genetics, Basic Concepts of Biology.

**Mathematics**: Basic Mathematics and Statistics, Analytical geometry in two dimension, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Evaluation of integrals, Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Linear Programming, Mathematical Reasoning Probability, Real Number, Vector Algebra, Relations and Functions, Statistics and Probability, Vectors and 3D Geometry, Surface Areas and Volumes, Trigonometric Functions, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Quadratic Equations, Polynomials.

**Physics**: Physical World and Measurement, Sources of Energy, Refraction, Electromagnetic Induction, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Magnetic Effects of Current, Work, Energy and Power, Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Reflection, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction, Waves & Optics, Electricity, Magnetism, Electrostatics, Thermal Physics, Basic Concepts of physics etc.

**Chemistry**: Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Periodic Classification of Elements,

**How to prepare for KVPY Exam**:

**1. Understand the Exam Pattern**

**2. Make study time tables**

**3. Practice mock test**:

**KVPY mock test**. By practicing KVPY Mock test for SA, SB and SX, you will get an idea of what kind of questions will come in KVPY Exam.

**4. Use KVPY Guidebook**:

**5. KVPY Revision**:

**KVPY Result**.

__FAQs on KVPY Syllabus:__**1. Is the KVPY exam difficult?**

**Answer**: KVPY is the most famous and slightly difficult exam among Class 10, Class 11th, class 12th and Undergraduate students because there is no limit to the stream background, from any stream, any student can apply for this exam. This makes the competition very tough. It is important that you start preparing for your exam ahead of time.

**2. Is coaching necessary for the KVPY exam?**

**Answer**: There is no coaching required to succeed in KVPY. You just have to study hard and give a lot of time for Mock Test and concepts understanding. You can follow some YouTube channels for guidance and help in knowing the pattern and level of exam, which is becoming very helpful in today’s time.

**3. How can I top KVPY?**

**Answer**: Study of various topics of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics, practice all high frequency words and solve questions. Repeat them so that the rules are remembered in your mind. Practice Mock Test etc.