Apart from IIT-JEE which a student gives after XII board exams KVPY and Olympiad are two prestigious examinations which a student gives in class XI as well as XII. These exams are generally at an advanced level and require a thorough knowledge of the subject. Special classes are held at the institute for the preparation of these exams. These classes are also very helpful in developing a deep interest in the subject and ultimately in the IIT-JEE exam. Students are notified well in time about the forms, application procedure and dates of the examination .
In KVPY 2012-13, a record 18 students from WAVES got selected in the written exam. This is the highest ever number of selections from any insitutute of tricity region. Four of these students were finally offered KVPY fellowship which is an achievement beyond comparison.