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Know India Programme (KIP) is a flagship programme of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India for engagement with Indian origin youth (between 18-30 years) to enhance their awareness about India, its cultural heritage, art and to familiarize them with various aspects of contemporary India. This programme is open to youth of Indian origin (excluding Non-Resident Indians) from all over the world.

            Ministry of External Affairs is organizing the following four Know India Programmes (KIPs) from November 2018 to February 2019:

S. No.


Duration of Stay in India

Partner States

Duration of Stay in Partner States


49th KIP

20th November 2018 to 14th December 2018

Andhra Pradesh

25th Nov. to 4th December 2018


50th KIP

15th December 2018 to 8th January 2019



Daman & Diu

21st to 25th December 2018  &

26th December 2018 to 31st December 2018


51st KIP

5th January 2019 to 29th January 2019


10th January to 20th January 2019


52nd KIP

16th January 2019 to 09 February 2019

Jharkhand & Bihar

27th to 31st January 2019 & 31st January to 05th February 2019

            The Government of India will bear complete expenditure on boarding/lodging/gratis visa and 90% of the economy class air-ticket of the participants.

            Eligible candidates may apply online at https://kip.gov.in/home/registerThe last date for the registration on KIP Portal for 49th & 50th KIPs is 15th October 2018 and for 51st & 52nd KIPs the last date is 15th November 2018.  For more details, please visit https://kip.gov.in.

28 September 2018