Frequently Asked Questions​


No. The Kalvium Work Integrated Computer Science Engineering is a full-time on-campus program.

The Kalvium program is offered across multiple esteemed universities across India & overseas. You can find the list on the drop down menu on our website.

Yes. The Kalvium program is a 4-year course with 3 years of work-integrated learning.


Kalvium’s work-integrated program helps students set higher career aspirations and nurtures them towards that from the 1st year of study. Students are offered internships with top tech companies as part of the curriculum and in addition, they can earn stipends up to INR 8 Lakhs.

With Kalvium’s unique work-integrated curriculum students get exposure to real-world work experience by working at top tech companies from the end of 1st year. Students are required to dedicate a defined amount of hours per week to learning and working and are also offered competitive stipends for the same.

Kalvium offers one-on-one personal mentorship from industry trained mentors as part of the program. Technical Mentors impart industry knowledge whereas Professional Coaches help students develop essential workplace soft skills.

Yes, Kalvium organizes student development activities like Hackathon, High-on-Learning, and Competitive programming activities as part of the curriculum.

Application Process

Kalvium’s application form is available for a fee of INR 999/-.

No. One Kalvium application is sufficient and provides access to the program at all of the partner universities.

Yes. Upon completion of the application, you will be presented with various online payment methods such as Credit/Debit Card, UPI, and Net Banking services.

Banks usually take up to 3-4 business days to credit back the money to the source account. In case of further queries, please get in touch with your respective bank or payment service provider.

No. The application fee is non-refundable once paid.

No. You can apply only on the official website


All students who have completed 12th Standard (or Equivalent) are eligible to apply for the program. Admission to the program, however, is offered strictly on merit based on their performance in the Kalviness Quotient Challenge (KQ) entrance test.

Yes, the Kalvium program is open to anyone who has a keen interest in learning computer science and has merit in the Kalviness Quotient (KQ) entrance test.

No. All admissions to the program are merit-based only.

No. All admissions to the program are merit-based only.

The minimum age for admission is 16 years, and the maximum age is 20 years.

Diploma candidates are welcome to join the Kalvium course. However, as a work-integrated program, they have to join the course for the entire 4 years and cannot join midway from the second year.

No. Kalvium follows its entrance test known as the ‘Kalviness Quotient (KQ) Challenges’. Your JEE score does not apply to our Computer Science program.

Admission Process

  1. Students clearing the Kalvium eligibility requirements are provided admission to the Kalvium undergraduate program on a first come first served basis.
  2. To confirm their admission to the program in any of the partner campuses, students are required to pay a refundable advance of INR 25,000/-  which will be adjusted 100% against the 1st semester fees.
  3. In the rare case that the student decides to withdraw from the Kalvium program, the fee is refundable as outlined in our refund policy
  1. Students desiring admissions at a specific campus are encouraged to block their seats in advance. (see procedure below)

Eligible students can also block a seat at a campus of choice (subject to availability at the time of payment) by paying a non-refundable advance of INR 25,000/- which will be adjusted 100% against the 1st semester fees.

KQ Challenges

Yes. Kalvium’s entrance test is known as the Kalviness Quotient (KQ) Challenges and is designed to test a student’s innate abilities and fitness for the Kalvium Program and a stellar career in software at large.

No, the Kalviness Quotient entrance test is a part of the application process and every applicant will have access to the same.

Practice tests are available too for all applicants to help them get familiar with the tests & perform their best on taking up the final entrance test.

The KQ challenge is an online entrance test that is part of the student’s application process. Students can appear for the test through their applications at their convenience.

You may attempt the KQ challenges right from the comfort of your home. However, you’ll need a laptop/PC with a webcam and microphone. Please ensure that you attempt KQ challenges in a distraction-free environment.

No. KQ challenges are designed to work best on Desktop resolutions and hence we recommend you take KQ challenges using a Laptop/PC.

Option 1 – Borrow an external webcam from a friend if possible.

Option 2 – Use external apps which will help you turn your mobile phone into a webcam. We recommend DroidCam.

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Windows Desktop Client (Download) – Once you install the required client and app, you may have to configure your browser to use your mobile phone as your camera source. For this, if you’re using Google Chrome, please head to the ‘Privacy and Security‘ section under settings.

Yes. To secure your admission to the program, taking the Kalviness Quotient (KQ) test is mandatory.

On completing the test, the student will receive an email on their registered ID within 7-10 working days informing them of their Kalviness Quotient (KQ) test results.

Upon clearing the Kalviness Quotient (KQ) test and depositing the program fee you can ascertain your admission to the program.

Work Integration

Yes, Kalvium enables internships by the end of 1st year with top Tech companies and startups across the globe.

Students can earn up to INR 8 Lakhs through stipends through the integrated work at top MNCs and tech companies that are part of this program.

Students go through placements at the end of 1st year. The work-integrated learning is part of the credit system of the program. Kalvium will extend support by helping students with:

  • Preparation for the placement interviews
  • Landing internships with partner companies
  • Professional mentorship helps ensure industry-required results

The Kalvium curriculum has been designed to ensure that students can attend classes, dedicate designated work hours, and experience college life without feeling stressed out.

No. Kalvium’s work-integrated learning program mandates specific working hours for every student. The work experience includes credits that are compulsory to the curriculum.

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