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Second Edition of ‘BHARAT KO JANIYE QUIZ- 2018 – 19’ for NRIs and PIOs

Posted on: March 05, 2018 | Back | Print

It is informed that Ministry of External Affairs will be organizing the second edition of “Bharat Ko Janiye” (BKJ) quiz with an aim to motivate overseas Indian youth to develop interest to know and understand our home country, India. The quiz will be held for two distinct categories of participants – PIOs (People of Indian Origin) and NRIs (Non Residents of India) separately. The quiz will be organized in 4 rounds. 

The first-round quiz will be organised by the Embassy and the top three winners of each category will then compete in the second round of quiz (online) to be conducted by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. The third and fourth rounds (semi final and final round) will be conducted onsite in India by the Ministry of External Affairs.

The venue and the date of the first-round quiz are as follows:

Venue: Embassy of India, Bamako

Date: To be announced (May 2018)

All participants, who are invited for the onsite quiz (3rd and 4th round) would attend a workshop in New Delhi and participate in the Bharat ko Janiye yatra, a 15 day tour of India. After the yatra, final round will be held in New Delhi and top 3 winners will be awarded medals at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2019. All expenditures / on boarding / lodging would be borne by the Government of India.

The quiz will be open for overseas Indian youths between the age of 18 and 35 years. All NRI/PIOs in Mali and Mauritania in the age group 18-35 are invited to register their participation through email at cons.bamako@mea.gov.in:

Name :
Name of Father/Mother:
Date of Birth :
Passport/OCI Card No. :
Status : NRI/OCI
Address in Mali/Mauritania :
e-mail ID :
Mobile No. :