KVPY Interview

Hello brilliant friends,

My KVPY interview is coming quickly so I want tips for the interview.
Also, This is going to be my first interview as well.
I have no experience about the interviews but I'll gain it soon.

Anyone who wants to give some tips or want to share their experience about interviews can comment below. Looking forward to it.

Note by Yash Dev Lamba
3 years, 7 months ago

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The interviewer panel will quiz you on concepts rather than rote knowledge.

At any cost, do not fumble.

Simply say so if you don't know the answer. Biggest blunder you can do is to play around.

DO NOT GET NERVOUS during the interview.

A longer interview does not necessarily imply top grades. Do not go in there with any preconceived false notions which may add to performance anxiety.

You are among the few hundreds to clear stage 1! Have confidence. Good luck!

Pulkit Gupta - 3 years, 7 months ago

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Ok got it , thanks for tips ..

I will take care of this

I am also hoping for my interview to be good

Feeling better now

THANKS

Yash Dev Lamba - 3 years, 7 months ago

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Welcome Yash.

Last few advice and facts which I thought would be helpful.

At any point in the interview if you feel the panel is going rough on you ( which they may) just be calm.

Also be prepared to solve questions on the whiteboard. The panel might just ask you. A faster and efficient solving will definitely impress the panelists.

Best of luck :)

Pulkit Gupta - 3 years, 7 months ago

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@Pulkit Gupta can you please give me some sample questions ?

Yash Dev Lamba - 3 years, 7 months ago

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@Yash Dev Lamba KVPY interviews do not follow a generic model. The session often is more like a spur of the moment conversation between the panel and the student.

As I said buddy- do not form any pre-conceived notions about it which may lead to unnecessary anxiety.

Pulkit Gupta - 3 years, 7 months ago

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@Pulkit Gupta OK got it sir

I will do my best

Thank you

Yash Dev Lamba - 3 years, 7 months ago

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@Yash Dev Lamba All the best :-)

Pulkit Gupta - 3 years, 7 months ago

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I have got a doubt. Are the panelists scientists and mathematicians? Or they are just 'anyone'?

Swapnil Das - 3 years, 5 months ago

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Congrats Yash, hope the interview is at IISC - B or IISER because the panel is good there.All the best do well.

Lastly , remember these points for the KVPY interview-

  1. NEVER try to fool the interviewers with half-knowledge answers and never lie to them.

  2. Be HUMBLE and they will ask you moderate questions .

    3.Dressing up in formals.

    4.Use the white board properly.While answering, draw diagrams and explain them.

    5.If you get stuck somewhere while answering take a pause don't panic at all be calm & composed.

Krishna Shankar - 3 years, 6 months ago

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Whoo, that really makes me nervous :/

Swapnil Das - 3 years, 5 months ago

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Nope chill bro!!!

Krishna Shankar - 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Krishna Shankar Thanks for encouragement, though I may have it after 2 years :P

Swapnil Das - 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Swapnil Das You will nail it with ease !! Peace

Krishna Shankar - 3 years, 5 months ago

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Hey I Am Also Selected For KVPY . They Haven't Called me Still.
When Is The Interview?

Harshit Mittal - 3 years, 6 months ago

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Interview is over my dear , it was scheduled on 13 feb 2016

Yash Dev Lamba - 3 years, 6 months ago

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Ok Thanks, so... Are you selected?

Harshit Mittal - 3 years, 6 months ago

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@Harshit Mittal Result will come in April 2016

Yash Dev Lamba - 3 years, 6 months ago

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@Yash Dev Lamba What did they ask or what did they tell you to do?

Harshit Mittal - 3 years, 6 months ago

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@Harshit Mittal First they asked me about favourite subject i said mathematics then they ask me 3 definate integrals i solved them correctly on white board then a very basic algebra question which i also answered then they started asking question about organic chemistry which are basic organic tests .

over all they just ask basic question which are not tough at all.

Yash Dev Lamba - 3 years, 6 months ago

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@Yash Dev Lamba It was held at IISC-B or IISER ?

Krishna Shankar - 3 years, 6 months ago

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@Krishna Shankar Mine center was MNIT Jaipur

Yash Dev Lamba - 3 years, 6 months ago

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