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Second Edition of Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz will be held in October 2018

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Consulate General of India

Toronto

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      Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz 2018-19

In pursuance of Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s announcement, Ministry of External Affairs will organize the second edition of 'Bharat Ko Janiye' quiz 2018-19 in October 2018.

2. Eligibility:

i)                The Quiz will be held for three distinct categories of participants –Non-Resident Indians (NRI), Persons of Indian origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals.

ii)                  The Online Quiz is open for overseas Indian youth between the age of 15 and 35 years as on 1 January 2019 (Born not before 01 January 1984 and not after 1 January 2004).

iii)                https://www.bharatkojaniye.in/home/guidelines can be referred for elaborate guidelines on eligibility criteria.

3. Registration: It is mandatory for the candidate to complete online registration at portal www.bharatkojaniye.in 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.

 All the participants can register on Bharat Ko Janiye (BKJ) quiz on BKJ portal https://www.bharatkojaniye.in/home/register till 15th October 2018 (Local Time).

4. Structure:

i)                    The first round of Bharat ko Janiye Quiz test will be open for contestants from 16th October to 31st October 2018 ( Local Time)

ii)                  The Quiz will be conducted in 4 rounds. The first round of the Quiz will be conducted by the Missions/Posts abroad preferably online, which has been divided into six regions and the second, third and fourth rounds will be conducted by Ministry of External Affairs. The top three contenders/participants of the Ist round of online/onsite Quiz from each category of NRI and PIO will qualify for the second round.

iii)                Detailed information pertaining to the structure of quiz can be obtained from https://www.bharatkojaniye.in/about_quiz website

5. Bharat ko Janiye Yatra: 10 top candidates from each category of NRI and PIO from 2nd round of the Quiz will be invited for a 15-day Bharat Ko Janiye Yatra and to participate in the third round. Government of India will bear international airfare and all expenses including board and lodging. 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 - about India’s political, economic, foreign policy and other aspects.

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

·         Interaction with senior officials, policy makers and opinion makers 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 will be arranged by the Ministry &

·         Participation in Youth PBD at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

6. Workshop: workshop/s would be organized in New Delhi before the commencement of Bharat Ko Janiye Yatra, for the finalists to familiarize them with the Quiz format and provide guidance about how to handle the Semi-Final and Final rounds.

7. Prizes: Top 3 winners of the final round of BKJ Quiz 2019 from each category of NRI & PIO will receive Gold (30 gram 22 ct), Silver (50 gm) and Bronze medals (50gm) and a Certificate at the PBD Convention, 2019.

8. General Rules: You are requested to refer to https://www.bharatkojaniye.in/home/general_rules for detailed information pertaining to quiz.



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