KVPY

### Exam Pattern

**For SA – Class XI students**

- The question paper consists of two parts with multiple choice questions only.
- There will be four sections in Part I (each containing 15 questions) and four sections in Part II (each containing 5 questions).
- In Part I - Each correct answer gets 1 mark and for each incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. In Part II - Each correct answer gets 2 marks and for each incorrect answer 0.50 mark will be deducted.
- All questions are compulsory and the total paper is for 100 marks. The students can attempt all or any number of questions from all areas.

S.No. | Subject | Part I | Part II |
---|---|---|---|

1 | Mathematics | 15 questions – 1 mark each | 5 questions – 2 marks each |

2 | Physics | 15 questions – 1 mark each | 5 questions – 2 marks each |

3 | Chemistry | 15 questions – 1 mark each | 5 questions – 2 marks each |

4 | Biology | 15 questions – 1 mark each | 5 questions – 2 marks each |

**For SB Class XII students/ SX**

- The question paper consists of two parts with multiple choice questions only.
- It consists of 80 questions of 1 mark each (Part I) and 40 questions of 2 marks each (Part II). There will be four sections in each part - Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
- In Part I students can attempt any 3 out of 4 subjects. In Part II, they can attempt 2 out of 4 Subjects.
- In Part I each correct answer gets 1 mark and for each incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. In Part II each correct answer gets 2 marks and for each incorrect answer 0.50 marks will be deducted.

S.No. | Subject | Part I | Part II |
---|---|---|---|

1 | Mathematics | 20 questions – 1 mark each | 10 questions – 2 marks each |

2 | Physics | 20 questions – 1 mark each | 10 questions – 2 marks each |

3 | Chemistry | 20 questions – 1 mark each | 10 questions – 2 marks each |

4 | Biology | 20 questions – 1 mark each | 10 questions – 2 marks each |