Important Notice/Alerts
HomeImportant Notice/Alerts

Launch of 2nd Edition of Bharat ko Janiye Quiz

The second edition of 'Bharat Ko Janiye' quiz, organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, with an expected participation of 1,00,000 overseas Indians (two categories PIOs & NRIs) will be held in 2018-19. Register Online now at (

The quiz is being conducted to motivate overseas Indian youth to enhance their knowledge about India. Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz is open for two distinct categories of participants -PIO & NRI between 15 to 35 years. Topics of the Quiz include – Indian Art, Indian Democracy, Economy, Geography, Personalities in Music and Dance, Science & Technology, Languages & Literature, Education, Tradition of Indian Crafts, Indian Cinema, and Renowned Personalities.

The entire quiz will be organized in 4 rounds. The first round of quiz will be executed by the Consulate General of India, Toronto. The second, third and fourth rounds will be executed by the Ministry in New Delhi. The second round would be conducted online. The third and fourth round (semi-final and final round) would be organized onsite in New Delhi.

Consulate General of India, Toronto will select the top three contenders in each category (NRI &PIO) by conducting first round of quiz competition. The top three contenders/participants from each category will participate in the second round of quiz (online) to be conducted by the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi. Top 10 finalists in each category (PIO & NRI) will be selected on the basis of marks secured in second round and they will be invited to participate in the third round (Semi-final) and fourth round (Final round) in New Delhi. All participants, who are invited for onsite round would attend the workshop in New Delhi and participate in the Bharat ko Janiye Yatra, a 15 day tour of India.

Participants will visit Delhi, Agra and one State for familiarization. The main element of the visit could be:

·         Visit to a university, College or Institute

·         Visit to industries/visit to Village

·         A one-day orientation programme in Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi

·         Visit to places of historical, industrial, cultural and tourist importance

·         Interaction with senior officials, policy makers and opinion makers

·         Participation in Youth PBD at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

The Government of India will bear international airfare and all expenses including hotel accommodation (4 Star Hotel on twin sharing basis), local transportation (by AC vehicle on twin sharing basis), boarding and lodging for Quiz participants during their stay in India, airport-hotel-airport transfer during arrival and departure from India.

Important Note: Online Registration is mandatory

It is mandatory for the candidate to complete online registration at portal in order to participate in the online/offline Quiz to be conducted by the Missions/Posts (first round). Participant is required to generate a unique user name and password by registering online at the portal. Following fields need to be submitted for registration:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • City / country of residence
  • Email id
  • Mobile number for WhatsApp
  • NRI/ PIO Card / OCI Card / Passport details or proof of Indian origin

The first round will be held during July 19 to July 21, 2018 when the site will remain open for the contestants.