The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana i.e. KVPY scholarship program of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to encourages students to take up research careers in Science.
Seven students at City Montessori School (CMS) qualified in the first round of prestigious Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY Fellowship), the results of which were declared late last night.
Naman Mishra of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I qualified the first round of KVPY with an All-India Rank of 146 out of the total of 2800 who qualified pan India. Saharsh Saxena, Aryan Verma and Rajat Srivastava of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I; Devansh Bansal of CMS Kanpur Road; Sailesh Agarwal of CMS Mahanagar and Kanishk of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II were the others who qualified for the prestigious scholarship.
Students studying in Class 11 to 1st year of any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences namely B.Sc., B.S., M.Sc., M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are eligible for selection. Aptitude tests are conducted by the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) at various centers in the country. Short-listed students are called for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure.
KVPY fellows pursuing undergraduate courses in Sciences are awarded a monthly fellowship of Rs 5000 for a 3-year period and an annual contingency grant of Rs 20,000, while those pursuing postgraduate courses are awarded a monthly fellowship of Rs 7000 for a 2 year period and an annual contingency grant of Rs 28,000. Dr. Jagdish Gandhi, Founder Manager of CMS expressed delight in the success of his students and said, “CMS creates opportunities for its students to qualify various competitive exams and pursue higher study from the best universities by giving them free-of-cost coaching classes after school.”
We congratulate all the students of CMS on passing the first round of KVPY scholarship.
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