Frequently Asked Questions​

Kalvium’s Liberal Engineering Program in Computer Science

No. The Kalvium Liberal Engineering Program in Computer Science is a full-time on-campus program.

The program is offered at two locations : Bengaluru & Coimbatore

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

Program Fee & Scholarship

The tuition fee for the Coimbatore campus is INR 1,00,000 per semester.

The tuition fee for the Bengaluru campus is INR 1,40,000 per semester.

Note: Extra charges on boarding, lodging, devices etc., are applicable as per actuals.

Yes. The subsidised tuition fee is inclusive of industry scholarships.

If student loan assistance is desired, our counselling team can connect you with financial service providers.

Qualified applicants who have cleared the KQ challenge need to block their seats by paying a token advance of ₹25,000/- This amount is later adjusted in their 1st-semester tuition fee.

Yes. The advance paid is refundable. 

However, Kalvium deducts processing charges when withdrawn,
Before August 15, 2023: ₹500/-
Before September 30, 2023: ₹5000/- 
After September 30, 2023: 10% of the total semester fee

Application Form & Required Documents

Kalvi’s application form is available for a fee of INR 999.

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 branch.

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

Students require a scanned copy of any government authorized identification and a passport size photograph for the Kalvi application.

Application forms for the Kalvi-powered B.Tech program are currently available on However, admission to the program is subject to the availability of the seats. Seats are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

No. You can apply only on the official website


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

The program is currently a full-time on-campus program that requires a student’s presence in person.

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.

Diploma candidates are welcome to join the Kalvium course. However, this being a work-integrated program, they have to join the course for the full 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. 

The KQ Challenge - Eligibility Test

Kalvium’s entrance test, Kalvi Quotient (KQ) Challenges, is designed to test a student’s theoretical and cognitive skills. It is the only entrance test applicable to the Kalvium program.

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 before taking up the final entrance test.

The Kalvi Quotient is an online entrance test that is part of the student’s application process. Students can appear for the test through their individual applications at their ease.

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

The student will receive an email on their registered ID in 7-10 working days informing them of their Kalviness Quotient (KQ) test results.

You can ascertain your admission for the program at any of the campuses.

Student Benefits

No. Students have to carry their laptops and learning devices.

Kalvium offers one-on-one personal mentorship from experts in the field of study 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. 


Kalvium is backed by some of the biggest names in the tech industry and offers final year placements from global tech companies, which in turn helps students kickstart their careers at a 3x better pay package than their peers.

Yes. Kalvium offers assured internships by the end of 1st year with global Tech companies such as Microsoft, Google, CRED, Flipkart, PhonePe, OYO, and Udaan.

Kalvium students graduate in 4 years being industry-ready with 3 years of relevant work experience. This puts them 3x ahead of their peers giving them the potential to earn a much higher salary package in comparison.

What makes Kalvium different

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 global 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 global 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

Learning + Earning

Yes. Students can earn stipends of up to INR 8 Lakhs in the course of the four-year 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 curriculum mandates an average of 45 hours of learning + work per week.

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

Kalvium x Leading Global Universities

Yes. The Kalvium program is offered in partnership with leading global universities such as Lovely Professional University, Punjab.

You can reach out to the Admissions Team at Lovely Professional University for more information.

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