## KVPY Class 12 SX & SB Stream Previous Year Question Paper-2011 with Answer Keys

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1. Is it necessary that the students prepare for all four subjects?

Students in the SA stream have to take science and mathematics and all the questions have to be answered. While in SX and SB there will be four sections in part 1 and for sections in part 2 is Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Students can answer any 3 subjects in part 1 and any 2 subjects in part 2. In case any student answers more than 3 in part 1 and more than 2 in part 2 then the best of three and best of 2 is selected respectively.

2. What is the eligibility criteria for the KVPY SB stream?

The eligibility criteria for the KVPY SB is that the students have to secure at least 60% marks in the case of the general category and 50% marks if the students fall under the category of SC/ST/PWD category in aggregate in Science subjects in the Intermediate Board Examination. So students can check their eligibility and prepare for their exams. All the four subjects have to be given importance and prepared with comprehensive understanding which will help to have a grip of the subject.

3. What are the topics in the KVPY SX stream?

The KVPY SX syllabus comprises all the chapters and the topics covered in class 10, 11 and 2 standards. The subject in the SX stream is Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. All the syllabus are the same but only class 12 syllabus are added in the SX stream. Students have to be well prepared for the topics in each subject. Practice the formulas and the numericals well so that you can be fast during th exam. Also, this will help in rectifying the silly mistakes. Students can refer to Vedantu’s free online resources to improve their learnings.

4. What is the topic in the KVPY SB stream for Physics?

The KVPY SB stream for Physics has the topics such as Sources of Energy, Refraction, Applications in Daily Life, Electromagnetic Induction, Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Reflection, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current, Waves & Optics, Electricity & Magnetism, Electrostatics, Thermal Physics, Magnetic Effects of Current, Work, Energy and Power. These topics can be repaired will only with a proper understanding of the concepts. Students a refer to NCERT for their preparation.

5. What is the best method to prepare Mathematics for the KVPY SB stream?

The chapters in the KVPY SB stream are comprised of a vast syllabus and has to be prepared well to score well in the exam. The chapters are Statistics, Surface Areas & Volumes, Vectors and 3-D Geometry, Calculus, Real Number, Polynomials, Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Quadratic Equations, Probability, Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Analytical Geometry in Two Dimensions, Vector Algebra, Evaluation of Integrals, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometric Functions, Linear Programming, Relations and Functions. The questions from this topic can be answered if prepared with thorough practice. Students should practice maths and solve more and more problems that they are able to solve quickly and correctly during the exam.

6. What are the advantages of solving the previous year question paper?

Students should solve the previous year question paper so that they get an idea of the examination pattern and the type of questions that can be asked in the exam. Solving the question paper and keeping the track of time will help in speed enhancement and improvement in time management. This is very important during the exam. Students should learn to write the correct format of the answer so that it has relevant content.