KVPY 2018-19 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Recommended Books
KVPY 2018 Exam Syllabus
KVPY is an online aptitude exam conducted by IISc Bangalore. While there is no specified or official syllabus for KVPY, students are tested as per their respective class/grade syllabus.
The questions in the KVPY exam comes from 4 subjects - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The KVPY exam test the aptitude and analytical ability of the student. It checks your application oriented knowledge and some conceptual questions will be asked in the KVPY exam.
The KVPY previous year papers gives a good look at the type of questions you can expect in the KVPY 2018 examination. Just like JEE Advanced, you need to have strong concepts understanding to perform well in KVPY 2018.
If possible, join an online course and test series for KVPY.
What is the Syllabus of KVPY SA Stream?
KVPY Syllabus for Class 11 SA
For KVPY SA aspirants, the KVPY syllabus includes concepts of Physics, Maths, Chemistry and Biology till Class/Grade 11. KVPY SA aspirants have to attempt all 4 subjects questions. Since there is no unit and topic based prescribed syllabus for KVPY SA stream, aspirants can study from NCERT books and IIT JEE/NEET coaching material (class 11 topics only).
If your basic concepts are strong till class 10, then it will help you a lot in KVPY SA examination.
KVPY Exam Pattern SA
KVPY SA exam has two parts. In Part-I, 60 questions (15 each of PCMB) will be asked. In Part-II, 20 questions (5 each of PCMB) will be asked. Part-I has 1 mark questions, while Part-II has 2 marks questions.
A KVPY SA aspirant has to attempt all subjects in Part-I and part-II.
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What is the Syllabus of KVPY SX and SB Stream?
KVPY Syllabus for Class 12 SX
For KVPY SX aspirants, the KVPY syllabus includes concepts of Physics, Maths, Chemistry and Biology till Class/Grade 12. KVPY SX aspirants need to finish class 11 and 12 syllabus before November. Since there is no unit and topic based prescribed syllabus, KVPY SX stream aspirants can follow NCERT books and IIT JEE (NEET for Biology) coaching material.
KVPY Syllabus for SB Stream
It’s the same as KVPY SX syllabus. KVPY SB and SX stream paper is same.
KVPY Exam Pattern SX/SB
KVPY SX/SB exam has two parts. In Part-I, There will be 80 questions (20 each of PCMB), A student have to attempt only 3 subjects questions i.e. 60 questions. In Part-II, There will be 40 questions (10 each of PCMB), A student have to attempt only 2 subjects questions i.e. 20 questions.
Recommended Books for KVPY
Refer IIT JEE and NEET preparation books. You can also study from JEE/NEET study material of a coaching. NCERTs + Coaching material = good choice for KVPY preparation. [For Biology, NCERT is best]
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