KVPY 2021 exam postponed due to Covid-19; New dates to be out soon

IISc Bangalore has postponed KVPY exam 2021 due to exponential increase in COVID-19 cases.

KVPY 2021 exam postponed due to Covid-19; New dates to be out soon
Shivam Jadoun | Jan 7, 2022 - 4:46 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) has postponed the KVPY 2021 exam. The Kishor Vigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) exam was scheduled to be held on January 9, 2022. The exam has been postponed due to the exponentially high cases of Covid-19 in the past few days.

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As per the official notification, ‘Due to the emerging unprecedented surge of COVID-19 cases, and the subsequent restrictions and weekend curfew in many states, the KVPY-Aptitude Test 2021 to be held on 9th January 2022, is postponed in the larger interest of the students. Please check the KVPY website regularly for further updates.’

In view of weekend curfews and other COVID-19 restrictions being imposed across India, the exam authority finally decided to postpone the exam for now. The revised KVPY exam dates will be released soon by the exam conducting authority.

Recently, IISC released the KVPY admit card on their official website that can be downloaded using user ID and password.

Before January 9, the KVPY exam was scheduled to be held on November 7, 2021, which was postponed after a petition filed in the Madras High Court over regional language issue. Students are advised to regularly check the official website to keep themselves updated on KVPY exam 2021. Students selected in the KVPY exam will be provided a scholarship amount up to the pre-Ph.D level


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