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KVPY Exam 2021 Date Postponed? Madras HC orders postponement over regional language concerns

KVPY Exam 2021 Date postponed or not is still a dilemma. The Madras High Court ordered postponement of examination over regional language public litigation. However, as of now their is no official update on the same.


  • KVPY Exam 2021 Date is likely to be postponed as per Madras High Court order on regional language concerns.
  • Currently, the exam is scheduled to be conducted on November 7, 2021.
  • More information would be available soon on

Is Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, KVPY Exam 2021 Date postponed or not? The official announcement is yet to be made by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. However, the KVPY exam 2021 is expected to be postponed or suspended as Madras High Court ordered postponement over a petition filed on regional language concerns. Meanwhile, as per the official notice released earlier, the exam is scheduled to be held on November 7, 2021.

The public interest litigation filed at Madras HC mentions that the national level fellowship examination in science must also be held in regional languages. Currently, the exam is conducted only in English and Hindi. On Monday, a division bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice M. Duraiswamy directed the Centre to consider conducting the examination in multiple Indian languages. To which, Centre replied that there is a scarcity of adequate personnel to assess answers in various languages. KVPY Exam 2021 date may likely get postponed.

The admit card for KVPY Exam 2021 was released on October 8, 2021. Madras High Court had rejected the affidavit submitted by the Centre and mentioned that due to the lack of government, non-English and non-Hindi speaking aspirants should not suffer. It has appealed to the Centre to postpone KVPY Exam 2021 Date and take appropriate measures to implement other languages in the examination. The official website to get more updates on KVPY 2021 exam is

The petitioner stated that conducting the exam only in English and Hindi would be unfair for the candidates studying in regional mediums. As per the latest updates, the next hearing will be made after 14 days. Till then, candidates are advised to keep a check on the official website to get an idea of whether the KVPY Exam 2021 date would be postponed or not.


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